SJOB MOVEMENT

World Fusion • Nigeria
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Just one of the many great Nigerian bands fusing funk, afrobeat and highlife in the mid to late 70s. SJOB Movement’s name was derived simply from the band members: Sam, Johnnie, Ottah and Bola. Their first LP, A Move In The Right Direction (recently reissued by Academy), was a tour de force of afro-psychedelo-funk that actually created a bit of a stir in Nigeria. Led by drummer and singer Prince Bola Agbana, Sjob Movement embraced some new ideas for their 2nd LP Friendship Trainmainly in the form of the synthesizer which nicely complements all the tracks on this record. Sjob retains the grueling funk that they showcased previously but by adding in synth and the sometimes eerie vocals of Agbana, they manage to go deep into uncharted waters where dance-able rhythms saddle up to unsettling structures and production. “Odiaria” is punctuated by sax skronk, brash horns as well as elements read more...
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A Move In The Right Direction
World Fusion 1976
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Friendship Train
World Fusion 1977
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Freedom Anthem
World Fusion 1978

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