Le Tres Groove Club

Jacky Giordano “IM 24” (Le Tres Groove Club)

2019-12-13T05:59:20+00:00December 13th, 2019|

Le Tres Groove Club present a reissue of Jacky Giordano’s IM 24, also known as Organ, originally released in 1977. An aura of mystery hangs over Jacky Giordano, a studio musician who has mostly worked for library music. He is the one behind the amazing label Freesound — Schifters (1974), Philopsis (1975) , Challenger (1974) — but as well on Montparnasse 2000 with Pop In Devil’s Train (reissued on Le Très Groove Club, LTGC 001LP), on Timing (with Timing N°1 and Timing N°5, under the nickname Jacky Nodaro), on Musax with Boucles Rythmiques (under the nickname Joachim Sherylee, and reissued as well on Le Très Groove Club, LTGC 002LP), or Black Devil’s Disco Club (1978) whose paternity is still disputed between him and Bernard Fêvre. Jacky Giordano wasn’t an altar boy, far from it, and will have sadly been more known for his troubles with his troubles with justice than for his music. This is his work for the label l’Illustration Musicale (IM) which can now be re-discovered thanks to this new reissue on Le Très Groove Club. Organ (IM 24), as its name suggests, is a tribute to this instrument and all the genius of Giordano, mixing the instrument with bass synthesizers and Rhodes to create grooves tinged with melancholy. A club in the suburbs half empty on a Sunday evening, a grey sky on the esplanade of La Defense, the soundtrack of a B-grade crime movie –this is where Jacky Giordano takes you with Organ and his already cult tracks (“Interrogation Point”, “Project Problematic”, “Owls Night”) for those who had the chance to get their paws on an original pressing of this record.

Jacky Giordano “IM 26 (Organ Plus)” (Le Tres Groove Club)

2019-11-29T03:53:29+00:00November 29th, 2019|

Le Tres Groove Club present a reissue of Jacky Giordano’s IM 26, also known as Organ Plus, originally released in 1978. An aura of mystery hangs over Jacky Giordano, a studio musician who has mostly worked for library music. He is the one behind the amazing label Freesound — Schifters (1974), Philopsis (1975) , Challenger (1974) — but as well on Montparnasse 2000 with Pop In Devil’s Train (reissued on Le Très Groove Club, LTGC 001LP), on Timing (with Timing N°1 and Timing N°5, under the nickname Jacky Nodaro), on Musax with Boucles Rythmiques (under the nickname Joachim Sherylee, and reissued as well on Le Très Groove Club, LTGC 002LP), or Black Devil’s Disco Club (1978) whose paternity is still disputed between him and Bernard Fêvre. Jacky Giordano wasn’t an altar boy, far from it, and will have sadly been more known for his troubles with his troubles with justice than for his music. This is his work for the label l’Illustration Musicale (IM) which can now be re-discovered thanks to this new reissue on Le Très Groove Club. Organ Plus (IM 26) is the sequel to Organ (IM 24), also reissued by Le Tres Groove Club (LTGC 003LP). The title is misleading here, organ not being a preponderant part of the record which honors the Fender Rhodes, string machine, bass synth, and clavinet. “Be Careful”, “Riffologic”, “Twillight”: Jacky Giordano offers slow tempo jazz funk without losing the melancholy and lo-fi groove that make his tracks immediately recognizable regardless of the record label or alias.

Jacky Giordano “Pop In…Devil’s Train” (Le Tres Groove Club)

2019-04-05T03:01:57+00:00April 5th, 2019|

Le Très Groove Club present a reissue of Jacky Giordano’s Pop-In Devil’s Train, originally released on Mantparnasse 2000 in 1976. After launching Le Très Jazz Club, Fuzati (Klub des Loosers) and Modulor are now starting Le Très Groove Club, their new label dedicated to vinyl reissues of groove masterpieces. The first record under this label is a true “holy grail” of French library music: Pop-In Devil’s Train. This record is a pure example of the Jacky Giordano style, European jazz-funk with a kind of low-fi sound. Iconic for the sound library lovers (even if it disfigured many library covers), this reissue comes with a Montparnasse 2000 sticker.

Jose Pharos “Boucles Rhythmiques” (Le Tres Groove Club)

2019-04-05T03:01:57+00:00April 5th, 2019|

Le Très Groove Club present a reissue of José Pharos’s Boucles Rythmiques. After launching Le Très Jazz Club, Fuzati (Klub des Loosers) and Modulor are now starting Le Très Groove Club, their new label dedicated to vinyl reissues of groove masterpieces. This second release keeps on honoring Jacky Giordano’s work, who appears under his José Pharos pseudonym and goes disco on Boucles Rythmiques. On this record, which is under-the-radar of many record library collectors, Jacky Giordano goes disco but in a melancholic and low-fi way, even if some tracks could have been on his Pop-In Devil’s Train library, which makes this sound library so unique.

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