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Jungle Fever

Chakachas

Jungle Fever

Label: Music On Vinyl

Genre: Freestyle / Nu Jazz / Funk / Afro

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  • LP 180gr Audiophile €23.99
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The Chakachas are best remembered for their disco single hit "Jungle Fever". The album by the same name is a revelation of Latin funk, with horns playing against groovy rhythms and some fine vocal work. Exiting in every aspect it's a real tasty and nasty combination of sounds. The album is characterized by its versatile percussion, consisting of maracas, congas and drums, and funky guitar riffs and horns. There's a beautiful version of Earle Hagen's classic standard "Harlem Nocturne", known for its groovy bassline and guitar breaks. Jungle Fever is a classic which should be included in every collection of funk and Latin music.

The Belgian based group of The Chakachas were a Latin soul studio musicians. They're also known as Les Chakachas or Los Chakachas. They started in the late 1950s, recording a playful mixture of Latin music, jazz, and European-style exotica.

Jungle Fever is available as a limited first pressing of 1.000 individually numbered copies on "jungle" green vinyl.

180 gram audiophile vinyl
Includes their biggest hit and much sampled song "Jungle Fever", "Yo Soy Cubano" and more songs
Limited first pressing of 1.000 individually numbered copies on "jungle" green vinyl