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On the tunes of acid jazz

Relax and take a nice little trip on acid notes and sharp turns of electro jazz. This is the new era of the Jazz with future loops and original beats. Jamiroquay, Guru, Liquid Soul, and others will help you to enjoy the evening and to forget the daily routine....Ps. Order me a nice cocktail!
Last added bands to the playlist: Nu-jazz, Heavy Shift, Mark Farina, Goldbug, St. Germain
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Acid Jazz, the new form of Jazz

Jamiroquai, Incognito and the Brand New Heavies hit the London Club Scene in the mid-1990‘s with this rare form of tones and musical instruments. Acid Jazz a music genre that combines elements of soul, jazz, disco and funk. Giles Peterson an acclaimed acid house DJ of this time played a major role in creating this genre, by mixing percussion tracks with electronic dance beats.

In the early days, Giles Peterson pirated his own radio show to incorporate this new form of Jazz, finding inspiration from the 1950s and 1960s soul jazz, jazz funk and Jazz fusion. Later being picked up by a major radio station "Kiss FM". The early part of 1990‘s saw Giles Peterson start his own label "Talkin‘ Loud" and took on acts such as the Young Disciples, Urban Species and Galliano. A rebirth of many eras took place, which initiated worldwide success of this new genre "Acid Jazz".

With the great success in mainstream records, The Brand New Heavies dominated the 1990s. Us3 recorded "Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia") the highest record sales of the 1993 acid jazz era. Acid Jazz crossed the water in the earlier part of the 1990‘s to the United States, the Groove Academy opened in Union Square, New York, later to develop into a media company and record label. Attracting artists such as DJ Smash, Brooklyn Funk Essential, and A Tribe Called Quest.

Amongst the many American artists to have success with Acid Jazz was acclaimed rapper "Guru", and a new band from Chicago "Liquid Soul" who later became the voice of Acid Jazz in America. The British music scene was proud to have created "Acid Jazz" which was the most significant jazz form to be understood and followed. This genre soon gained a following in Japan, Brazil, Eastern Europe and Germany.