Paul Jackson Black Octopus (1978)

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    • Paul Jackson – Tiptoe Thru The Ghetto
    • 1. Black Octopus Part 1 - Many Directions
    • 2. Black Octopus Part 2 - Eight Ways Of Love
    • 3. Funk Times Three
    • 4. Burning In The Heat (Of Your Love)
    • 5. Tiptoe Thru The Ghetto

    Absolutely seminal album of rare groove funk jazz from Headhunters' bass player Paul Jackson. All-star line-up featuring Herbie Hancock, Bernie Maupin, Webster Lewis. Only ever released in 1978 in Japan this is an absolutely must-have album!

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