Kenny Cox Clap Clap! The Joyful Noise

Strata
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  • 1. Clap Clap! The Joyful Noise
  • 2. Samba de Romance Side
  • 3. Island Song
  • 4. Lost My Love
  • 5. Beyond The Dream

UNRELEASED Jazz from the legendary Detroit Jazz label Strata Records, Inc!

 

LorIn 1974, Strata Records Inc. was well known in Detroit for their art gallery, live music venue and record label, turning out records by artists like Kenny Cox and Lyman Woodard.

The title track, “Clap Clap! The Joyful Noise” is a frolicking bossa groove awash in the gentle sound of waves one can imagine lapping against the shores of Brazil’s Praia da Fazenda, or perhaps the Taipus de Fora. “Samba de Romance” teems with the mischievous tones of two lovers playing not cat and mouse, but cat and cat (!), until the chase ends in a passionate nighttime rendezvous in sultry island air. The pulsating bounce of “Island Song,” with its mood set by Moore’s vibrant flugelhorn and the percussion of Ronald Johnson and Nengue Hernandez, is just about everything one would imagine an island song to be, while “Lost My Love” is really “Feel Like Making Love” in delicious disguise and the album’s close, “Beyond The Dream,” is a 13-minute enlivening, reflective odyssey on everything one has lived, and all that remains to be achieved. This previously unreleased masterpiece by Kenny Cox has been remastered from the original reel to reel masters.

Collectors edition is printed ontop Heavy Stock Tip On Gatefold Jackets with vinyl pressed on 180 Gram numbered Double Vinyl. Includes extensive liner notes and never seen before.

 

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