|FILE UNDER: JAZZ FUNK
|THE JIG - PROXIMO DISCO
|label: B-CRACK RECORDINGS (BCR-007)
The third album from The Jig is more diverse than the previous two, including through the use of vocals Proximo Disco breaths a rock 'n roll and pop vibe. The voice of Mr. Ruben ( Ruben Seyferth ) played on three songs can be described as a mix of Prince and Steven Tyler ( Aerosmith ) . It was for the band the first time they worked with a vocalist . Actually against the principles of the instrumentalists in , but could hear the distinctive voice of this singer and she did not go.
Seven men strong , The Jig not only conquered many venues in the Netherlands ( Paradiso , North Sea Round Town , Blue Note Sessions, Jazz in Duke Town), but also the public in countries like the US , Brazil , Spain, Germany , Belgium France have been infected with The Jig’s funk . The Music, which is strictly their owwn, is personal and contemporary. Elements of soul, afrobeat , pop , jazz and rock are mixed with vintage funk as you know from Bootsy Collins , Tower of Power , James Brown , Average White Band and The Meters . Consider an instrumental groove machine with a rock'n'roll attitude.