(!0JJ75A-hghhcg - Irma
Irma’s original imprint takes care of modern urban jazz influenced by funk or bossa, rare grooves and nu-soul. CATALOGUE (!0JJ74I-aeficj! (!0JJ74J-efadcf! BOSSA NOSTRA “Solaria” Remastered (includes remixed cuts) IRMA 480458 CD - 2 LP One of the greatest voices in history of Black Music, Vicki Anderson, was invited to sing on this album. Vicki’s contribution, combined with classy performances from the backing band, gives a truly international feel to a record which unites, successfully, elements of Funk and Jazz with the Bossa Nova style. BOSSA NOSTRA “Voyage to Brasilia” IRMA 499892 CD - 2 LP Selected by Japanese DJ Ryo Fukawa from the Readymade label, home of Pizzicato 5, this is the first Bossa Nostra compilation.The tracks, all remastered , are the band’s best known. A success in term of sales in Japan, a market known for being one of the most difficult. BLACK & BROWN “File Under Funk” IRMA 481211 CD - 2 LP Excellent funky music made in Italy. A tight Italian ensemble with a classic Jazz-Funk groove. Highly charged rhythms and captivating horns from this original band of the deepest and mostly funk devoted Italian scene. A brilliant debut album with many instrumental tracks and three vocal (!0JJ74J-efadcf! (!0JJ75A-hghhcg (!0JJ74I-bcbbch! contributions. (!0JJ74J-iffacb! BOSSA NOSTRA “Karmalion” featuring Bruna Loppez IRMA 494503 CD - 2 LP Bossa Nostra release their second album, with the exceptional voice of Brazilian singer Bruna Loppez.There is a poppier feel to this project which is a new direction in respect to the instrumental ambience of their first album. However the new album picks up where the last one left off, experimenting with Latin flavours, Jazz moods, Bossa and Soul rhythms as well as using the dance floor sounds. BANDA FAVELA “O Ritmo Misturado” IRMA 507677 CD - 2 LP Brasilian/Italian combo that have been active in Italy for over eight years.They combine popular Brasilian music with the new Club music trends.The album has been recorded entirely “live” and features guest vocalists Maruca Rodriguez, Silvia Donati and Barbara Casini. Produced by Ohm Guru for Groove Factory Productions BLACK & BROWN “Cool Affair” IRMA 498550 CD - 2 LP Second outing for one of the most known and respected partnerships on the Italian Funk scene. Smoother Jazz sound that, in a very refined way, maintains this band recognizable among other bands in the same vein. An entirely instrumental album, exploring the atmospheres of the Acid Jazz moods and reaching new sounds that neighbour Electronica and Breakbeat, altough keeping a constant soft listening feel typical of a Jazz club.