Black Out. Mission Impossible. Gold Mine. Rainy Nights of Sound. Tony Joe White. Summer Breeze. Hot Tamale. Memphis Groove. Millie Militant. Jackie's Mood. Got My Boogaloo. Wire Higher. The year wasand Mittoo had already risen to the top of the competitive Kingston music scene, first as a member of the Skatalites and then as a the session leader of Clement Dodd's venerable Studio One label.
This collection includes 12 tasty instrumentals culled from the slew of Hot Milk - Jackie Mittoo And The Soul Vendors - Evening Time he cut with such Studio One bands as the Soul Syndicate, Sound Dimension, and the Soul Defenders. The top-notch solos and infectious grooves make it clear why Mittoo -- both as an organist and arranger -- helped make Studio One rhythms the most heavily versioned in reggae's long history.
As a huge fan of King Tubby and The Scientist I was curious to hear the riddims and which direction Mittoo took his sounds. The keys stand out in the majority of the riddims and for obvious reasons they were always going to in a Mittoo production. Champions Of The Arena is a nice way to kick off the collection. Hot Milk reminds me of a riddim that you could expect popular UK artist Judge Dread to deliver one of his witty numbers across.
The keys create a hook that will have you humming the riddim all day long. Shooting Just Friends - Kool And The Gang* - The Collection in the ear with moody sultry vibes is The Sniper.
Relaxed drumming sequences create a calm platform for some intense guitar strumming which sets the speed War Chant - Fiji Military Forces Band, Fiji Mocambo Hotel Group, Nasilau Tropicana Group - Action Fi the track and simply keeps the groove.
The keys throughout constantly uplift and riddims and bring positive vibrations. In the mids, he emigrated to Toronto Άπονη Καρδιά - Τώνης Αρβανιτίδης - Τώνης Αρβανιτίδης Νο 1, OntarioCanada.
He also set up the Stine-Jac record label, as well as running a record store. He performed in local Toronto lounges throughout the s. Mittoo continued to record for Jamaican producers in the s, mostly Bunny Lee.
In the s, he often worked with Sugar Minott. Artist John Holt. Reggae In The Grass. Artist Various. Bob Andy. The Consumates. Val Bennet. Hot Shot. Artist The Soul Brothers. Artist Derrick Morgan. Live Loving. Artist Sugar Minott. Roots Music. Artist Devon Russell. Artist Ossie And The Upsetters.
A Man And His Hits. Artist Ken Boothe. Label Hillcrest Records UK. Juks Inc Vol Hot Milk - Jackie Mittoo And The Soul Vendors - Evening Time. Artist DUB. Blank Wax Sleeve As Issued. Ska Authentic. Artist The Skatalites. Artist The Gladiator Band. Artist The Wailers. Artist Winston Richards Grennan. Sugar Merengue. Artist Sugar Belly. Cry Me A River. Artist Jackie Opel. Money Maker.
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