Deodato, First Cuckoo


A weekly spotlight on vintage music, obscure sounds, and records that should be spun and heard by all. The dopest sounds you never knew were needed...


For those who are not quite familiar with Deodato, let me do you a solid favor and introduce you to somewhat of voyage through time, space, and a multitude of genres, fusing together as a beautiful assembly of jazz, pop, rhythm and blues, rock, and latin inspired music. As a collector, producer, and jazz junkie, this record provides me with everything that I need for inspiration as an artist. The beauty of full and lush instrumentation, soulful artistry that obviously comes from a place of love for music and the heart, and the fact that this is one of the more obscure artists compared to lets say a Miles Davis or John Coltrane, for me personally is a God send. For the b-side enthusiast, wanderers and travelers, and The Fly & Thee Enlightened...


Danni Ocean