Glücklich 5

Artist: V.A.
Title: Glücklich V
Cat No: CPT 113-1 / CPT 113-2
Format: 2-LP / CD

Quotes: Glücklich in German means “lucky”, and there´s no better word to describe the deluge of music we get from this series. XLR8R

Info: Over the last few years and up to present times a new wave of DJs, musicians and producers are reshaping Brazilian modern music for the contemporaries. From bossa nova to MPB, from jazz samba to 70′s samba fusion and batucadas; the rhythms and the music can be heard in techno, drum’n bass and more over in the nu jazz movement. Compost Records is and has been at the forefront of it and often, from Jazzanova to Moonstarr, a little ahead of it. Rainer Trüby is a key figure of the movement and the “Glücklich” compilation series is just his view of the state of art. From the very few bars of the delayed organ chords that open “Eh Luande” by Racoon you feel that a very creative and stylish music will . . . →

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Glücklich 5 Taster

Artist: V.A.
Title: Casa Forte (R.E.Q.) / Moonlight (Nu Tropic) / Lua (Wagon Cookin’)
Cat No: CPT 115-1
Format: 12″

Quotes: With this compilation Rainer Truby has played pedagogue again – this is essential summer listening! …this compilation spans years and continents, uniting genres and producers through the Brazilian vibe. Straight No Chaser / With a mission to present Brazilian-fused music from a new generation of if international artists alongside that of their Brazilian influences, Glücklich III is an astonishing effort by the talented Rainer Truby. URB / Compiled by Rainer Trüby for this Munich-based label, it’s a highly original and crisply varied volume. … Cute sleeve too. Time Out / Musical fireworks. 7 Magazine

Info: This is the obligatory extra 12” in the Glücklich series. Attention all tracks here are not on the vinyl version of the compilation, and both tracks on Side B are exclusives to Glücklich Vol.5. R.E.Q. were a UK band that had their moment in the early 80ies with their rather . . . →

Glücklich 4 Taster

Artist: V.A.
Title: Alegre (Trüby Trio) / Heaven (Wei-Chi) / Procurando O Caminho (Coisa Nossa feat. Salome de Bahia)
Cat No: CPT 083-1
Format: 12″

Quotes: Excellent. Just when you thought the Latin-dance explosion was getting tired, this comp reminds you why it got so big in the first place. Alternative Press / Truby has always been more of a vigilantly tasteful and elegant curator than anything else. That’s what allows Glucklich to conistently flirt with samba and bossa nova as well as house and breaks, and never veer into kitsch. Philadelphia Weekly

Info: 1. Trüby Trio: After their great exclusive track “Prima Vera” for the Glücklich III compilation, another exclusive by the Trüby Trio for this one. The Trüby Trio are Christian Prommer, Roland Appel, who also work together under the name Fauna Flash, and Rainer Trüby. This time their track is a very groovy and sunny Brazilian influenced house number that swings and definitely will  cause trouble on the dancefloor.
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Glücklich 4

Artist: V.A.
Title: Glücklich 4
Cat No: CPT 084-1 / CPT 084-2
Format: 2-LP / CD / Download

Quotes: Excellent.Just when you thought the Latin-dance explosion was getting tired, this comp reminds you why it got so big in the first place. Alternative Press / Truby has always been more of a vigilantly tasteful and elegant curator than anything else. That’s what allows Glucklich to conistently flirt with samba and bossa nova as well as house and breaks, and never veer into kitsch. Philadelphia Weekly

Info: Summer 2000, the sounds and flavours of Brazilian music are once again everywhere, testimony to our enduring love affair with that most seductive of rhythms, the samba. This wonderful series of compilations has told the story of samba’s influence in Germany, Europe and beyond with tracks both ancient and modern, from “authentic” Brazilian rhythms, to samba – fusion, to contemporary club grooves that sometimes only bear a trace of Brazilian flavour yet still resonate with the happy feeling that is essentially “Glücklich”. Sometimes . . . →

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Glücklich 3

Artist: V.A.
Title: Glücklich 3
Cat No: CPT 055-1 / CPT 055-2
Format: 2-LP / CD

Quotes: Very, very nice! Vibes / Excellent! Vibe Mag / …this compilation features some of the most uplifting fusion you will find anywhere. On The One Mag

Info: After having plunged into the depths of the diasporic Brazilian soul made in Germany, the “Glücklich”- compilation series has moved on to present Brazilian fused music from a new generation of artists alongside that of their idols. The re-definition of the Brazilian feeling through urban club-culture has taken many different forms, always seeking to catch that special spirit. This third compilation in the series strives to portray the transformation of this spirit from a musical style and national culture to an international movement. “Jazz Hooligan” Rainer Trüby’s abilities to perceive this feeling and to wander on this essential musical path have made him one of the most important educators on the scene. His seemingly endless knowledge of musical history combined with his . . . →

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Glücklich 2

Artist: V.A.
Title: Glücklich 2
Cat No: CPT 021-1 / CPT 021-2
Format: LP / CD

Quotes: Glücklich in German means “lucky”, and there´s no better word to describe the deluge of music we get from this series. XLR8R

Info: Welcome to chapter 2 of the „Glücklich“ – compilation series. This time we are not only featuring fusion made in Germany, but we´re also extending our musical terrain to Europe´s finest in jazz / fusion with a Brazilian tinge. First of we go Benelux with Sail-Joia, a band consisting of half Brasileiros, half Dutchmen/-women. „Go For The Others“, with its minimal bassline, features the Lameirinhas bros. on acoustic guitar and bass, Shawn Bergin on soprano sax and well-known session man Nippy Noyaon percussion. Next up is Cuban percussionist Nicos Jaritz With chords reminiscent of Pharoah Sanders´ “Upper Egypt Lower Egypt“ we move on: „Nil“ is the tune and percussionist and his Austrian compañeros with a cooking, rootsy batucada entitled „Otão E Eu“. This 1985 production is still a favourite . . . →

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Glücklich 1

Artist: V.A.
Title: Glücklich 1
Cat No: CPT 004-1 / CPT 004-2
Format: LP / CD

Quotes: Excellent. Just when you thought the Latin-dance explosion was getting tired, this comp reminds you why it got so big in the first place. Alternative Press / Glücklich flirts to conistently with samba and bossa nova as well as house and breaks, and never veer into kitsch. Philadelphia Weekly

Info: ”Glücklich” (means: happy or lucky) with the brazilian-fusion-grooves of good old german jazzmusicians like Klaus Doldinger (the original LP fetch up to 90 Pound/Sterling in England), singer Kitty Winter (the Stuttgart-based singer is very popular in every progressive dancefloor jazz-club around the world), Rainer Pusch or John Thomas. They all gained worldwide reputation as brilliant jazzmusicians. The perfect adaptation of elegant and uplifting brazil-jazz was nuthin’ but “state of the art” for every passionate jazzmusician in Europe, especially in Germany, for example on MPS-Records in the Black Forest. A few tracks are sheer classics in Londons clubsscene as well as in Brasil. Others are . . . →

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