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Coffy
Roy Ayers, Richard Davis, Billy Nichols
Coffy
Genres: Jazz, Pop, R&B, Soundtracks
 
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1998 Japanese reissue of Roy Ayers' soundtrack to director Jack Hill's 1973 blaxploitation film starring that genre's leading actress, Pam Grier (star of Quentin Tarantino's film'Jackie Brown'). Features all 14 original tr...  more »

      
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All Artists: Roy Ayers, Richard Davis, Billy Nichols, Bob Rose, William King, Dennis Davis, Harry Whitaker, Jon Faddis, Cecil V. Bridgewater
Title: Coffy
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Polygram International
Original Release Date: 6/13/1973
Re-Release Date: 5/30/2000
Album Type: Soundtrack, Import
Genres: Jazz, Pop, R&B, Soundtracks
Style: Funk
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1

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Album Description
1998 Japanese reissue of Roy Ayers' soundtrack to director Jack Hill's 1973 blaxploitation film starring that genre's leading actress, Pam Grier (star of Quentin Tarantino's film'Jackie Brown'). Features all 14 original tracks & the original cover art. A Polydor release.

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Texture&vibe
mistermaxxx@yahoo.com | usa | 05/15/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"ROy Ayers never gets the Juice He so Deserves as being a Great Talent that He is.this Man was doing a World Music Vibe way before it became cool to saying it.He takes on many styles&creates a strong COmpliment to this Classic Film.Watchign pam Grier in Action&Listening to Roy Ayers Music is a Double Winner here.it is a Must have Soundtrack it captures the Essence of the film really well here."
I Just Got Two Words To Say(more than two, actually)
Mercedes | Right Next To You | 07/26/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Roy Ayers.

'NUFF SAID!

the sound quality...EXCELLENT!

the content therein:.....FUNKY!

glad i got it."
Big Time
Mr. Richard D. Coreno | Berea, Ohio USA | 03/17/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"When it comes to blaxploitation movie soundtracks, the revolutionary acid-jazz of vibraphonist Roy Ayers often gets lost in the shuffle with "Shaft" (Isaac Hayes), "Superfly" (Curtis Mayfield) and "Black Caesar" (James Brown)....but his 14 tracks are as good as it gets.

The smooth grooves are paced by percussionist William King and drummer Dennis Davis, with the brass handled by a superfecta that includes Jon Faddis and Cecil V. Bridgewater. Four cuts have vocals - "Coffy Is The Color" (Denise Bridgewater, Wayne Garfield, Ayers), "King George" (Ayers), "Coffy Baby" (Bridgewater), "Shining Symbol" (Garfield) - with the former being the standout cut. There is a sweet flow from "Coffy Is The Color," "Priscilla's Theme" and "King George," with a winning exacta in the final tunes, "Vittroni's Theme - King Is Dead" and "End Of Sugarman."

A mini-movie poster is also enclosed, with actress Pam Grier prominently featured. Released in 1973, the music retains its vibrancy through the riffs that a listener cannot resist.


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