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24 Aug 2016

Les DeMerle "Transfusion”1978 ‎ & Les DeMerle “Transfusion Transcendental Watusi!”1979 US Jazz Funk Fusion

Les DeMerle "Transfusion” 1978 ‎ & Les DeMerle “Transfusion Transcendental Watusi!” 1979 US Jazz Funk Fusion 

full two albums… 

Super heavy funky fusion recorded live at Howard Rumsey’s gaf in Redondo Beach. 

Les DeMerle "Transfusion 1978 Private 

This 1978 album released on the short-lived (but rather potent) Dobre label is diggerous wall material, exchanging hands in the 2 hundy range in the original. And aside from “Moondial”, there’s some excellent moody jazz numbers (almost like a midwest soul-jazz meets west coast fusion scene), check out “My Woman, Bacchanal,” and “Kaballa.” You’ll also find some extra breaks on “Funk It” if you got the itch. It all adds up to one of these digger pieces that lives up to the hype in an odd, all-frequency type of way. Exact pic sleeve reissue, recommended. ….. 


Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Flute – John Phillips 
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Flute – Doug Norwine 
Bass [Fender] – Rex Robinson 
Drums, Percussion, Executive-Producer – Les DeMerle 
Engineer – Don Snyder 
Engineer [Assistant] – Jerry Napier 
Executive-Producer, Layout [Cover] – Les Carter 
Guest, Bass – John B. Williams* 
Guest, Bass Trombone – Raul De Souza 
Guest, Chapman Stick [Electric Stick] – Emmett Chapman 
Guest, Piano – Milcho Leviev 
Guest, Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Nolan Smith 
Guitar – Danny Brin 
Photography By – Peter Andreadis 
Piano, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Organ, Synthesizer [Mini Moog, Polymoog, Oberheim], Executive-Producer – Robby Robinson 
Sleeve Notes – Lee Underwood 
Vocals – Onike 

A1 Moondial 3:22 
A2 Canned Heat Suite 7:01 
A3 My Woman 9:58 
B1 Bacchanal 8:07 
B2 Kaballa 8:00 
B3 Funk It! If You Can’t Take A Joke 5:05 

Transfusion Transcendental Watusi! 1979 Private 

A2 Once Upon A Time 
A3 Ear Food 
B1 Transcendental Watusi 
B2 Daggerpoint 
B3 In Transit 

Bass – Rex Robinson 
Congas – Dido 
Drums – Les DeMerle 
Guitar – Ronald Muldrow 
Keyboards – Ramsey Embick 
Liner Notes – Eddie Harris 
Saxophone, Flute – Don Menza, Jim Coile 
Trumpet – Ralph Bickert

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