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Brown Sugar compilations

Brwon Sugar, a subsidiary of ZYX, have released a series of compilation since 200 under the banner "From Jazz to Soul 'n' Funk to Blaxploitation". All releases in the series have CD and double LP versions usually with 2 or 3 extra tracks on the vinyl version. All releases in the series include some soul jazz tracks.

Mod Jazz compilations

I Feel The Earth Move (2000, Brown Sugar 1000)

Tracks from albums originally released on Prestige, Fantasy, Milestone and Stax. Includes music by Leon Spencer, Jack McDuff, Houston Person, Joe Jones, Kenny Burrell, Johnny Hammond and Gene Ammons.

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Welcome To The Basement (2000, Brown Sugar 1001)

Tracks from albums originally released on Fantasy, Vanguard, Pablo, Riverside, Prestige and Stax. Includes music by Charles Kynard, Bobby Timmons, Merl Saunders, Cal Tjader and Ed Bogas.

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Cold Sweat (2001, Brown Sugar 1002)

Tracks from albums originally released on Vanguard, Prestige, Atlantic, Mercury, Polydor, Capital, Volt and Stax. Includes music by Joe Jones, Jimmy McGriff, Bernard Purdie, Eddie Harris, Roy Ayers, Johnny Hammond and Jimmy Smith.

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Let There Be Funk (2001, Brown Sugar 1003)

Tracks from albums originally released on Reprise, Prestige, Blue Thumb, Fantasy, Warner, Polydor, Atco, Vanguard, Mercury, Arista and Stax. Mostly funk on this one but does includes music by Jimmy Smith and Idris Muhammad.

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Paint It Black (2002, Brown Sugar 1004)

Tracks from albums originally released on Flying Dutchman, United Artists, Prestige, Motown, Groove Merchant, Arista, Fantasy, Milesone, Columbia and Stax. Includes music by Rusty Bryant, Gene Ammons, Charles Earland, Donald Byrds and Johnny Hammond Smith.

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You Can Count On Me (2003, Brown Sugar 1005)

Tracks from albums originally released on Vanguard, Prestige, Capitol, Chess, RCA Victor, World Pacific, Milestone, Verve, Sparton, Columbia and Stax. Includes music by Bernard Purdie, Charles Earland, Charles Kynard, Jimmy Smith, Rusty Bryant and Art Blakey.

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Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2004, Brown Sugar 1006)

Tracks from albums originally released on Volt, Prestige, Perception, Impulse, Groove Merchant, Curtom, Fantasy, Columbia, Milestone, Mercury and Stax. Includes music by Melvin Sparks, Jack McDuff, O'Donel Levy, Merl Suanders, Bennie Maupin and Michael Longo.

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Hit The Rhodes, Jack (2005, Brown Sugar 1007)

Tracks from albums originally released on Prestige, Fantasy, Polydor, De-Lite, Flying Dutchman, Atco, Glades, Groove Merchant, Galaxy, Pablo, CTI and Stax. Includes music by Hampton Hawes, Cedar Walton, Ramsey Lewis, Roy Ayers, Lonnie Smith and Eddie Henderson.

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Can't Hide Love (2006, Brown Sugar 1008)

Tracks from albums originally released on Blue Note, Prestige, Fantasy, Liberty, Polydor, Milestone, Capitol and Stax. Includes music by Gary Bartz, Rusty Bryant, Azar Lawrence, Roy Ayers and Johnny Hammond.

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Can You Dig It (2007, Brown Sugar 1009)

Tracks from albums originally released on Verve, Prestige, Capitol, Impulse, Fania, RCA, EMI, Milestone and Stax. Includes music by Cannonball Adderley, Eric Kloss, Freddie Roach, Benny Golson, Willis Jackson, Houston Person, Joe Jones andf Phil Upchurch.

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Funk Ain't A Word (2008, Brown Sugar 1010)

Tracks from albums originally released on Prestige, Blue Note, CTI, Roulette, Savant and others. Includes music by Lou Donaldson, Jimmy McGriff, Richard Groove Holmes, Reuben Wilson and Eddie Henderson.

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Be Black, Baby (2010, Brown Sugar 1011)

Tracks from albums originally released on Blue Note, Strata East, Kudu, Motown and others. Includes music by Grant Green, Hank Crawford, Ronnie Foster and Cedar Walton with Eddie Harris.

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Manifesto of Rare Groove box set

The Manifesto Of Rare Groove, Vols 1-3

The CD versions of the first three releases in this Brown Sugar series of compilations were released as a slipcased box set. The compilation in the box set are I Feel The Earth Move Welcome To The Basement and Cold Sweat.

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Last updated November 2010