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Bernard Wright was a young piano player from Queens, New York who made these 2 Classic Jazz (Funk) albums in the early Eighties, Bernard was only sixteen when he recorded the 1981 album Nard. Nard features the two heavily sampled tracks Hoboglabotribin & Spinnin, Snoop Dogg sampled Hoboglabotribin on the track G’’s And Hustlers & Skee-Lo sampled Spinnin on his Hit single I Wish, and another highlight of the album is a version of Miles Davis Solar.The Funky Beat album allowed Bernard to explore many areas of black music including Jazz, Soul, Funk & Break Beats. There are two standout tracks on the album Weldon Irvine’s Mr Clean and the track Joy Spring ; both tracks produced by Dave Grusin & Larry M Rosen.Both of these titles have been out of print for several years and have only ever been available before on CD in Japan. The package contains extensive liner notes by Jazz FM’s Ralph Tee.
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