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The Return Of Soul Jazz Queens Birthday

The Return Of Soul Jazz Queens Birthday

From the dedicated people that brought you tours from Sly & Robbie, Lee ³Scratch² Perry, The Mad Professor, Dry & Heavy, Rockers Hi Fi , AND Mr. Scruff, comes another thrilling instalment in the musical evolution of the Bass Nation .....

Chant Distribution & Bass Nation proudly presents the return of the SOUL JAZZ SOUND SYSTEM- NICE UP THE DANCE !!

Straight outta Soho.....and that ain`t NYC baby - the Soul Jazz Sound System are returning to NZ direct from London this Queens Birthday Weekend.

Yes, the people who bought you the classic 100 - 500% Dynamite and Studio 1 compilation series`, and well over 150 titles spanning reggae, latin, funk, soul, disco, electro & jazz, turn up the heat for a midwinter sound selection of divine styles from past and present ..... coming in HOT to " Nice Up the Dance !! "

Now for the 2nd time they are here in NZ, and we invite you to join Soul Jazz specialist DJ`s Pete Reilly & Scott Bethell as they deliver cratefuls of rocksteady grooves, reggae mayhem, original disco, bawling funk and honey-sweet soul ... all in all, the best music you are ever likely to hear in one evening !

THE SOUL JAZZ SOUND SYSTEM NICE UP THE DANCE !!! Right around the World - Todays sound Today !!!

Soul Jazz Records have now released over 150 LP`s, including ŒNu Yorica!¹ (vols. 1& 2), ŒChicano Power¹, 100-500% Dynamite, Jackie Mittoo, ESG, and recently Œ New Orleans Funk¹, ŒPhiladelphia Roots¹ and ŒStudio One Rockers¹.

Guests at the Soul Jazz club nights in London regularly include Norman Jay, David Holmes, Andrew Weatherall, Horace Andy, Denis Alcapone, ESG, Jerry Dammers (from the Specials & Two Tone records) as well as Andy Smith from Portishead.

The inaugural Soul Jazz Sound System tour in July 2001 was a roadblocked affair in NZ and from what we remember, massive nights were had by all - don`t miss the Soul Jazz heartbeat this time !!




Adv. tix just $25 + b/f from regular vendors in Auckland & Wellington or on-line at

PLUS PLUS PLUS: Be in the prize draw to win the fanciest vinyl lovers` accessory to hit the music market for many years - the Vestax Handy Trax portable turntables (RRP $399) - just by writing your name, phone number & e-mail address on the back of your advance ticket and placing it into the competition box at the door; we have one of these babies to give away in each city and they WILL be given away on the night. Tune to 95BFM or Active 89FM for more details .....

Soul Jazz - label & release info:

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