TARIKA BLUE

RnB / Fusion • United States
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Led by New York session player Phil Clendeninn, Tarika Blue was a lyrical, highly melodic fusion/jazz-funk outfit that had a small following (mostly on the East Coast) in the '70s. Clendeninn's combo wasn't as well known as Lonnie Liston Smith & the Cosmic Echoes, but there are definite parallels between those two East Coast bands. Like the Cosmic Echoes, Tarika Blue favored a very spiritual, mystical approach that owed something to acoustic post-bop as well as soul, funk, pop, and rock. Tarika Blue shared the Cosmic Echoes' appreciation of modal post-bop heavyweights like John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, Charles Lloyd, and Yusef Lateef -- in fact, Smith and Clendeninn are both pianist/keyboardists who were influenced by Tyner's playing. But Clendeninn wasn't a jazz purist any more than Smith and his Cosmic Echoes were; both of them used electric instruments and were well aware of what was going on in read more...
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Tarika BlueTarika Blue
Reissued · Remastered
Downtown 2002
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Dynamite Cuts 2019
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Tarika Blue (Limited Remaster)Tarika Blue (Limited Remaster)
BETHLEHEM 2017
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Tarika Blue: Revelation / Blue Neptune Vinyl 7Tarika Blue: Revelation / Blue Neptune Vinyl 7"
Dynamite Cuts
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Tarika Blue: 45s Collection Vinyl 2x7Tarika Blue: 45s Collection Vinyl 2x7"
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Revelation / Blue NeptuneRevelation / Blue Neptune
Dynamite Cuts 2019
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The Very Best of Tarika Blue By Tarika Blue (2001-09-10)The Very Best of Tarika Blue By Tarika Blue (2001-09-10)
Soul Brother
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Best of Tarika BlueBest of Tarika Blue
Soul Brother 2006
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TARIKA BLUE The Blue Path album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Blue Path
Fusion 1976
TARIKA BLUE Tarika Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tarika Blue
RnB 1977

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TARIKA BLUE ...The Very Best Of album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
...The Very Best Of
RnB 2001

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Truth is the Key / Athens Of The North
RnB 2015

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