‘Samba Doido (Crazy Samba)’ is definitely the best term to describe the music of Brazilian band Azymuth. Drummer and bandleader Phil Martin of the Jazzinvaders has been a fan for years. In 2014 The Jazzinvaders were offered an opportunity to work with Azymuth’s bassist Alex Malheiros and drummer Ivan Conti Mamão. After meeting and gigging they decided it would be fun to spend some days in the studio to record some and see what would happen. When the opportunity occurred, new material was written on the spot and some Azymuth classics received the Jazzinvaders treatment. In practically no time (two days) there appeared to be a completely spontaneous recorded album! Continue reading
Last week, The Jazzinvaders were invited to promote their new album ‘Find The Love’ on air at Radio Rijnmond (Live uit Lloyd). During this hour, the band performed five new songs live on air. Everything was recorded properly so you can all enjoy some great live performances. Thanks to Ronald van Oudheusden once more for having us over. Check out the video’s below or listen to the tracks on soundcloud. Whatever suits you best. And of course, that’s how it is these days, if you like it… share it 😉 Thanks Continue reading
Interview with Dr. Lonnie Smith by Linda Bloemhard (vocalist of The Jazzinvaders) after a 3 day recording session in The Netherlands during the summer of 2012 in a studio with Marius Beets. The Doctor and Linda talk about music, life, love and much much more. The Doctor has some great stories to tell and besides being one of the greatest Hammond players of all times, he is a true inspiration for all of us. Check out the video below Continue reading
Azymuth, de Braziliaanse samba funk/jazz sensatie uit de jaren zeventig is ‘still going strong’, hun geluid is nog altijd fris en tijdloos. Hoewel in 2012 toetsenist José Bertrami plots overleed heeft Azymuth er nooit aan gedacht om te stoppen. Alex Malheiros (bas) en Ivan Conti (drums) blijven volop spelen en zijn ingegaan op de uitnodiging van The Jazzinvaders om samen de studio in te gaan en een aantal concerten te komen doen in Nederland en omstreken in september 2014. Continue reading
The new album by The Jazzinvaders featuring the amazing Dr. Lonnie Smith on Hammond organ will be released in April 2013. Currently the band is planning a small European tour in May 2013. If you are interested in having this legendary Hammond player with The Netherlands’ finest Danceable jazzband at your venue or festival, do contact us immediately as it will be a one-off event. You will probably be wondering what the new album is gonna sound like… Well this is your chance to get a sneak preview! Check out the band’s super album sampler.