We ♥ Erik Rico. As a veteran musician, producer, writer, composer and arranger this cat has been deep in the soul of music for over 10 years working alongside Elton John, Gene Simmons and Mariah Carey to name a few. We’ve been waiting patiently for Mr. Rico’s Reworks Project (Out on LifeNotes Music) with his reinterpretations of inspirational musicians and it is finally upon us! Have a listen to Erik Rico’s interpretation of Marvin Gaye’s “Want You”.
WHOA! First of all thank you KingMost for hipping us to this mix!! DJ Spinna, one of the most influential DJ’s who really mastered the art of seamlessly combining hip hop and house music sounds has created a delightful dedication mix to the one and only house music legend, Larry Levan. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Mr. Levan - he was a pioneer in New York’s club scene in the late 80’s early 90’s with a huge hand in the legendary Paradise Garage which has been referred to as the “prototype to the modern club” - a club that was entirely focused on DANCING. Enjoy this mix. amazing.
“Here’s a mix of some of my personal favorite Larry Levan remixes and productions. Many people in the dance community already understand the role that Larry had on shaping the New York club culture via the legendary Paradise Garage which lasted a little over a decade. I was fortunate enough to experience Larry’s magic in the G the year the club came to an end in 1987.” read the full piece here
Well this is a match made in heaven. Master of music fusion – New York’s own Dj Spinna, beautifully lays out the many sides of Jose James’ on this generous hour-long mixtape.
Jose James, vocalist/arranger/composer/sincere dude blends his baritone voice seamlessly with jazz, hip hop, soul, electronic sounds and heart which Dj Spinna captures perfectly adding his own flavor for good measure.
Enjoy the The Eccentric Movements of Jose James Mixtape: Presented by Dj Spinna.