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Verve Remixed 4 - Dinah Washington, Nina Simone and more + California Soul MP3

Verve Remixed 4

On Verve Remixed 4, music's most respected and emulated remix series once again breaks new ground. Now in stores, and more soulful in both repertoire and musical direction, the new album enlists a cutting-edge arsenal of production contributors to re-imagine a luminous array of R&B, soul, latin and jazz standards and rare gems.

This compelling rollout features funk, Afrobeat and transcultural tastemakers as well - the beat world's most influential accompanists pairing off with some of the most memorable and against-the-grain vocal performances ever. The most cohesive offering of the Verve Remix canon, Remixed 4 illuminates the depth and durability of the Verve legacy for generations to come.

Download The Diplo Remix of California Soul (Marlena Shaw) MP3

Marlena Shaw was the first female vocalist signed to Blue Note Records, her knack for blending jazz, soul and pop nuggets led to her mastery of covers, including this rippling version of the Ashford & Simpson-penned "California Soul."

Shaw's version of the track was rediscovered by DJs on the recent Cadet/Verve reissue and who better than nomadic DJ Diplo to sonically fray the edges even more? Diplo's joyous breakdowns and zig-zag horn and keyboard sections make for feisty groovework while Marlena bridges styles on the 1968 album that introduced the original gem, The Spice Of Life.

Verve Remixed 4 Track Listing: (Produced by Dahlia Ambach Caplin and Todd C. Roberts)

1. "Cry Me A River" (Truth & Soul Remix) - Dinah Washington
2. Gimmie Some (Mike Mangini Remix) - Nina Simone
3. There Was A Time (Kenny Dope Remix) - James Brown
4. California Soul (Diplo) - Marlena Shaw
5. Take Care Of Business (Pilooski Edit) - Nina Simone
6. Bim Bom (Psapp Remix) - Astrud Gilberto
7. Tenderly (Mocky Remix) - Anita O'Day
8. Tea For Two (Chris Shaw Remix) - Sarah Vaughan
9. Dilo Como Yo (Antibalas Remix) - Patato & Totico
10. Evil Ways (Karriem Riggins Remix) - Willie Bobo
11. Everybody Loves The Sunshine (9th Wonder Remix) - Roy Ayers
12. I Get A Kick Out Of You (Cinematic Orchestra) - Ella Fitzgerald

Purchase REMIXED 4 on iTunes

For more info on the Verve//Remixed series, please visit:
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