The original version of "Samba of love" by Sam Q's Night Patrol could first be heard on Grooveland Music's "Grooves Lounge Vol. 1" compilation, now this Sam Qureshi produced and masterly orchestrated jazz/latin/bossa-nova jewel featuring the beautiful alluring vocals of Taylor Jackson gets a full single release complete with breathtaking four-to-the-floor remixes. First up Jihad Muhammad adds his magical touch, with his utterly thrilling interpretation keeping the spirit of the original alive yet oozing with the beloved mesmerizing Bang the Drum sound. Next, Flash'N'Fox drop a marvelous soul/funk/jazz infused rendition guaranteed to send shivers down your spine, and finally Matt Bell (half of SoulBasics) serves a fervid rework sure to rock the big rooms.
Pick of the Week: Sam Q's Night Patrol featuring Taylor Jackson "Samba of love" (Grooveland Music CD Promo)
- Written by Mike Fossati