Thomas Meloncon - "Ain't Gonna Wait Too Long" (2:49)
Al Williams Quintet Plus One - "Sandance" (2:32)
Deep Jazz - "Mystic Sky" (8:22)
Sheila Landis - "Leigh Ann's Dance" (5:16)
Sal Nistico - "Beautiful Black Casanova" (6:47)
Roy Hytower & The Crowd Pleasers - "Song Of Deliverance" (part 1) (3:16)
Now - "Easy Tune For Dancing" (3:55)
Review: Since the turn of the millennium, Germany's Tramp Records have been among those labels dictating the rules and forming the state of play in regards to the contemporary funk and soul scene. They've been consistently releasing new talent from all over the globe, and this time they return with the second chapter of the Peace Chant series, a division of the imprint reserved to the cooler, more lean-back kinda jazz-funk. It's not all percussion and moodiness, though, and tracks like "Ain't Gonna Wait Too Long" by Thomas Meloncon add a bit of funk and zest to the equation; other favourites and stand-out moments include the effortlessly soulful "Mystic Sky" by Deep Jazz, and the sexy "Leigh Ann's Dance" by Sheila Landis. Cool, beautiful, and highly recommended.