How did you got in touch with disco, funk and jazz music? It was before your love affair for Japanese music or at the same time?
From an early age listening to good quality radio at the time and then via my brother. Albeit via funky rock artists such as Tim Buckley who often had a very soulful edge to his music. As I was growing up disco and funk and soul/motown was very much part of daily life and those artists possibly enjoyed their biggest sales in the 1970’s. Continue reading →
É com muito prazer que anunciamos uma partilha, muito generosa, feita pelo notável Joaquim Paulo. Mentor dos projectos Funk & Soul Covers e Jazz Covers (livros magníficos editados pela Taschen), melómano e conhecedor incontornável da cena musical que nos toca profundamente, fez exclusivamente para nós uma mixtape – From the Depths of Groove, que temos o prazer de apresentar!
Aqui fica o nosso sentido agradecimento e o orgulho de podermos contar com colaborações como esta!
“Joaquim Paulo is a consultant for major labels and directs a number of radio stations in Portugal. He started collecting vinyl at 15, and flies to London, Paris, New York and São Paulo to enrich his collection of over 25,000 LPs. He lives and works in Lisbon and dedicates his free time to recovering old and rare recordings.” – from Taschen’s presentation.