After their highly acclaimed 2nd album (Jazz Magazine) this 3rd opus release ‘Over the Honeymoon’, by French based band, Novox continues their course and it’s unique blend of influences. The 2014 released album is a tribute to the American blaxploitation movies of the 70’s and their legendary groovy soundtracks.
Over the Moon has been influenced by so many great jazz and funk musicians of the 70’s, as heard in B Movies such as, James Brown (Black Caesar), Curtis Mayfield (Superfly, Short eyes), Isaac Hayes (Shaft, Truck Turner, Three tough guys), Johnny Pate (Brothers on the run, Bucktown), Marvin gaye (Trouble Man), Herbie Hancock (The spook who sat by the door) and Barry White (Together Brothers).
Performed by 7 Lyon and St Etienne based musicians is 14 tracks of pure funk grooves. Novox’ warm double bass and the soft touch of the Fender Rhodes are combined with sharp horns, a raw electric guitar.
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GENRES: Jazz, Funk, Groove
MOODS: Ambient, Angry, Calm, Carefree, Compassionate, Dreamy, Energetic, Floating, Fun, Funky, Happy, Intense, Mournful, Peaceful, Sad, Rambunctious, Rousing, Sensual, Serene, Sexy, Sophisticated, Suffering, Uplifting
SIMILAR ARTISTS: Curtis Mayfield, Herbie Hancock, Isaac Hayes, Johnny Pate, Maceo, Parker, Roy Ayers, The Headhunters
KEY ELEMENTS: Alto Saxophone, DJ Scratching, Double Bass, Drums, Fender Rhodes, Guitar, Trumpet