12 Nov 2011

Soulfull free by expressyourselve....

is third private set. Soulfull free you can translate as fulish soul that believes to be free.

This is one about the complexity of world and the human nature, described in very special songs.

It's more for easy listening, very deep lyrics full felt with beautiful funk & jazz groove.

So enjoy it....

Gary Bartz, September 26, 1940, is an American alto and soprano saxophonist and clarinetist and composer also.

Bartz has worked with Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Max Roach, and Jackie McLean, and in 2005 won a Grammy Award for playing on McCoy Tyner's album Illuminations.

His group the "Ntu Troop" combined soul, funk, the music of Africa, hard bop, and avant-garde jazz.

Jazz critic Stanley Crouch calls Bartz "one of the very best who has ever picked up the instrument".

He currently teaches at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music when not touring.

Celestial Blues you can find on albums:  1971, Uhuru and Anthology from 1971- 77 (2004).

Camille Yarbrough is an American musician, actress, poet, activist, television producer, and author. She is perhaps best known for "Take Yo' Praise", the song was originally recorded in 1975 for Camille Yarbrough's first album The Iron Pot Cooker.
The album was based on the 1971 stage dramatization of Yarbrough's one-woman/spoken word show: Tales and Tunes of an African American Griot, which she toured nationally during the 1970s and 1980s.

She is also the author of the children's book Cornrows.

Terrence O. Callier, known as Terry Callier, May 24, 1945, is an American jazz, soul and folk guitarist and singer-songwriter.
He was a childhood friend of Curtis Mayfield, Major Lance and Jerry Butler, and began singing in doo-wop groups in his teens, then he began performing in folk clubs and coffee houses in Chicago, becoming strongly influenced by the music of John Coltrane.

He also toured with George Benson, Gil Scott-Heron and others.

You goin' miss your candyman is from year 1968.

Kokomo was a band whose members were prime exponents of British soul in the 1970s, formed in May 1973 like: Dyan Birch (vocals), Frank Collins (vocals), Paddy McHugh (vocals), Tony O'Malley (keyboards, vocals), Alan Spenner (bass), Neil Hubbard (guitar), Mel Collins (saxophone), Jody Linscott (percussion), Terry Stannard (drums) and Jim Mullen (guitar).

Musicians who played with the band at different times included: Glen LeFleur (drums, The Olympic Runners), Tony Beard (drums), John McKenzie (bass), Chris Mercer (saxophone), Andy Hamilton (saxophone), Mark Smith (bass), Neal Wilkinson (drums) and Neil Conti (drums).

I can understand it is on album Kokomo from 1975.

Black Children Sledge Funk Group is family funk group:
Bass Guitar – Ricky H. Black
Conga, Percussion – Moh. M. Black
Drums, Percussion – Ben C. Black
Guitar [Lead], Rhythm Guitar, Percussion – Danny C. Black
Organ, Percussion – Jerry F. Black
Love is fair is from same album from the year 1976, I think their are from Nigeria, but don't take me 100%.

The Bar-Kays are a popular soul, R&B, and funk group who began performing in 1966 and continue to perform today, although with only one original member. The group had dozens of charting singles from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Mean mistreater is from 1978 on album Money Talks.

The Isley Brothers are a highly influential, successful and long-running American music group consisting of different line-ups of six brothers, and a brother-in-law, Chris Jasper. The founding members were O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley and Vernon Isley.

After forming their own label, T-Neck Records, the group found modest success with their own recordings between 1969 and 1972 until revamping the group into a sextet in 1973 with the release of their landmark album, 3 + 3 album, this time featuring younger brothers Ernie Isley and Marvin Isley and brother-in-law Chris Jasper.

O'Kelly Isley (background vocals, 1954-86), Rudolph Isley (background vocals, 1954-89), Ronald Isley (lead vocals, 1954-present), Vernon Isley (lead vocals, 1954-55), Ernie Isley (guitars, drums, bass, maracas, congas, timbales, percussion, background vocals, 1973-84, 91-present), Marvin Isley (bass, woodblock, cowbell, percussion, background vocals, 1973-84, 91-97), Chris Jasper (grand piano, electric piano, clavinet, synthesizers, tambourine, congas, percussion, background vocals, 1973-84).

Brother, Brother, Brother album from 1972 includes the song It's too late in this version, earlier versions are from the 50’s.

Syl Johnson, born July 1, 1936, is an American blues and soul singer and music producer.

Johnson sang and played with blues artists Magic Sam, Billy Boy Arnold, Junior Wells and Howlin' Wolf in the 1950s.

Like other black songwriters of the period, several of his records at this time explored themes of African-American identity and social problems in songs including Is It Because I'm Black ?, which reached Number 11 in the R&B charts in 1969.

Johnson had been sampled by number of rappers including Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy, Kool G Rap, Hammer, and the Geto Boys.

The Dramatics are an American soul music vocal group, formed in Detroit, Michigan in 1962. They are best known for their 1970s hit song "In the Rain" was Nr.1 R&B and Top 10 Pop hits.

Many of the Dramatics' songs were written by Tony Hester, a Detroit writer/producer who was shot to death in a street robbery in 1980.

Al Kooper is born as Alan Peter Kuperschmidt on February 5, 1944, he is an American songwriter, record producer and musician, known for organizing Blood, Sweat & Tears.

He brouth together guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills to record the Super Session album.

He continues to perform live to this day.

Michael Bernard "Mike" Bloomfield, July 28, 1943February 15, 1981 was an American musician, guitarist, and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois, who became one of the first popular music superstars of the 1960s to earn his reputation almost entirely on his instrumental prowess.

Respected for his fluid guitar playing, Bloomfield knew and played with many of Chicago's blues legends even before he achieved his own fame, was one of the primary influences on the mid-to-late 1960s revival of classic Chicago and other styles of blues music.

In 2003 he was ranked at number 22 on Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

Stephen Arthur Stills is born on January 3, 1945, he is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young).

He has performed on a professional level in several other bands as well as maintaining a solo career at the same time.

Stills was ranked Nr. 28 in Rolling Stone Magazine's 2003 list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

Stills became the first person to be inducted twice on the same night into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with CSN and the Buffalo Springfield.

The song Season of the Witch you can find on 1968 Super Session Album.

Billy Paul is born as Paul Williams on December 1, 1934, he is a Grammy Award winning American soul singer, most known for his 1972 number-one single, "Me and Mrs. Jones" as well as the 1973 album and single "War of the Gods".

He is usually identified by his diverse vocal style which ranges from mellow and soulful to low and raspy.

Paul began his singing career when he was twelve, appearing on local radio shows.
Paul's popularity grew and led to appearances in clubs and at college campuses nationally. This led to further opportunities, appearing in concert with Charlie Parker, Dinah Washington, Nina Simone, Miles Davis, The Impressions, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Roberta Flack.

"Me and Mrs. Jones" was a No. 1 hit for the last three weeks of 1972, selling two million copies and went on to win Paul a Grammy Award.

The gold album and platinum single broke the artist on world charts, including the United Kingdom where the single entered the Top 20 of the UK Singles Chart reaching number 12 in early 1973.

The song East you can find on his 1971 studio album Going East. 

Hope you will like my choice....


01. Celestial blues - Gary Bartz
02. Take yo' praise - Camille Yarbrough
03. You goin' miss your candyman - Terry Callier
04. I can understand it - Kokomo
05. Love is fair - Black Children Sledge Funk Group
06. Mean mistreater - The Bar-Keys
07. It's too late - The Isley Brothers
08. Is it because I'm black - Syl Johnson
09. In the rain - The Dramatics
10. Season of the Witch - Steve Stills, Al Kooper & Mike Bloomfield
11. East - Billy Paul

P.S. I am sorry for all people that already downloaded the first take of this mix, I was just not happy with it, was missing this two messages from the last two songs, but with in, in first take P-Funk and Rational Culture are aswell very deep and present songs.


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