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Album | Jimmy Foot: The Instrumentals

(2000)

Jimmy Foot - Ghost Skankers - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals
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Jimmy Foot - Ghost Skankers - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals

This is the opening track from the album "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" which is available at Amazon, Spotify and Apple Music. This album is a lot of fun to listen to! Jimmy Foot's amazing guitar playing takes you on a journey from ska, surf, country to reggae and back! This production is really something special to hear and savor! Guitarist, songwriter, producer, and engineer Jimmy Foot performed with The Rhyth-O-Matics. Known for their exciting mix of African and Ska genres, this band opened for established artists including Jimmy Cliff, Madness, Olatunji, Etta James and Fishbone. The Rhyth-O-Matics released their classic album "Walking in the Shadow" which was produced by Bob Johnston, as was "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits." Bob Johnston was the producer for countless artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Simon & Garfunkel and Jimmy Cliff. Veteran sound engineer Fred Catero was at the controls for the "Walking in the Shadow" album. Fred engineered literally 100's of albums, from Janis Joplin to The Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock to Santana. What a team those two giants made in the studio! It was historic. Check out Jimmy Foot at: jimmyfoot.com All albums by Jimmy Foot are available at Amazon, Spotify & Apple Music. "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "The Rhyth-O-Matics - Walking in the Shadow" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "Rhythm Addict" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" "Ska Santas" (Ska Christmas music!) by Jimmy Foot "Mob Justice!" - Jimmy Foot "The Sky Rangers Ride Again" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals Vol. II" "Bad Case of The Blues" - Jimmy Foot "I Can See It" - Jimmy Foot "Life Speaks" - Jimmy Foot "Madman Cantaloupe" - Jimmy Foot "6 Dimensional" - Jimmy Foot "Invisible" - Jimmy Foot "Living 3 Lives" - Jimmy Foot Together, all of these albums comprise a must-have collection for any serious music collector. I have mine! Go to jimmyfoot.com for more info about Jimmy Foot's background and discography. Black and White photographs of Jimmy Foot in these videos were taken by old friend Fred Gordon. Please watch other music videos featuring Jimmy Foot on my YouTube channel: pjdjft Thank you for watching and please share with friends and family on Facebook, YouTube, and other social media. I would appreciate any effort to introduce my dad's music to new fans from all over the world! PJ Foot Please subscribe to my YouTube channel: pjdjft
Jimmy Foot - Miami SKAline - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals
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Jimmy Foot - Miami SKAline - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals

This is the 2nd track from the album "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" which is available at Amazon, Spotify and Apple Music. This album is a lot of fun to listen to! Jimmy Foot's amazing guitar playing takes you on a journey from ska, surf, country to reggae and back! This production is really something special to hear and savor! Guitarist, songwriter, producer, and engineer Jimmy Foot performed with The Rhyth-O-Matics. Known for their exciting mix of African and Ska genres, this band opened for established artists including Jimmy Cliff, Madness, Olatunji, Etta James and Fishbone. The Rhyth-O-Matics released their classic album "Walking in the Shadow" which was produced by Bob Johnston, as was "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits." Bob Johnston was the producer for countless artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Simon & Garfunkel and Jimmy Cliff. Veteran sound engineer Fred Catero was at the controls for the "Walking in the Shadow" album. Fred engineered literally 100's of albums, from Janis Joplin to The Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock to Santana. What a team those two giants made in the studio! It was historic. Check out Jimmy Foot at: jimmyfoot.com All albums by Jimmy Foot are available at Amazon, Spotify & Apple Music. "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "The Rhyth-O-Matics - Walking in the Shadow" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "Rhythm Addict" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" "Ska Santas" (Ska Christmas music!) by Jimmy Foot "Mob Justice!" - Jimmy Foot "The Sky Rangers Ride Again" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals Vol. II" "Bad Case of The Blues" - Jimmy Foot "I Can See It" - Jimmy Foot "Life Speaks" - Jimmy Foot "Madman Cantaloupe" - Jimmy Foot "6 Dimensional" - Jimmy Foot "Invisible" - Jimmy Foot "Living 3 Lives" - Jimmy Foot Together, all of these albums comprise a must-have collection for any serious music collector. I have mine! Go to jimmyfoot.com for more info about Jimmy Foot's background and discography. Black and White photographs of Jimmy Foot in these videos were taken by old friend Fred Gordon. Please watch other music videos featuring Jimmy Foot on my YouTube channel: pjdjft Thank you for watching and please share with friends and family on Facebook, YouTube, and other social media. I would appreciate any effort to introduce my dad's music to new fans from all over the world! PJ Foot Please subscribe to my YouTube channel: pjdjft
Jimmy Foot - Mojuba - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals
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Jimmy Foot - Mojuba - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals

This is the third track (written by internationally renowned Nigerian musical artist and good friend Joni Haastrup) from the album "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" which is available at Amazon, Spotify and Apple Music. This album is a lot of fun to listen to! Jimmy Foot's amazing guitar playing takes you on a journey from ska, surf, country to reggae and back! This production is really something special to hear and savor! Guitarist, songwriter, producer, and engineer Jimmy Foot performed with The Rhyth-O-Matics. Known for their exciting mix of African and Ska genres, this band opened for established artists including Jimmy Cliff, Madness, Olatunji, Etta James and Fishbone. The Rhyth-O-Matics released their classic album "Walking in the Shadow" which was produced by Bob Johnston, as was "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits." Bob Johnston was the producer for countless artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Simon & Garfunkel and Jimmy Cliff. Veteran sound engineer Fred Catero was at the controls for the "Walking in the Shadow" album. Fred engineered literally 100's of albums, from Janis Joplin to The Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock to Santana. What a team those two giants made in the studio! It was historic. Check out Jimmy Foot at: jimmyfoot.com All albums by Jimmy Foot are available at Amazon, Spotify & Apple Music. "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "The Rhyth-O-Matics - Walking in the Shadow" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "Rhythm Addict" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" "Ska Santas" (Ska Christmas music!) by Jimmy Foot "Mob Justice!" - Jimmy Foot "The Sky Rangers Ride Again" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals Vol. II" "Bad Case of The Blues" - Jimmy Foot "I Can See It" - Jimmy Foot "Life Speaks" - Jimmy Foot "Madman Cantaloupe" - Jimmy Foot "6 Dimensional" - Jimmy Foot "Invisible" - Jimmy Foot "Living 3 Lives" - Jimmy Foot Together, all of these albums comprise a must-have collection for any serious music collector. I have mine! Go to jimmyfoot.com for more info about Jimmy Foot's background and discography. Black and White photographs of Jimmy Foot in these videos were taken by old friend Fred Gordon. Please watch other music videos featuring Jimmy Foot on my YouTube channel: pjdjft Thank you for watching and please share with friends and family on Facebook, YouTube, and other social media. I would appreciate any effort to introduce my dad's music to new fans from all over the world! PJ Foot Please subscribe to my YouTube channel: pjdjft
Jimmy Foot - If You Were Mine - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals
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Jimmy Foot - If You Were Mine - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals

This is the fifth track (written by percussionist, singer and friend Rudy Ortiz) from the album "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" which is available at Amazon, Spotify and Apple Music. Rudy Ortiz was lead singer and percussionist for The Rhyth-O-Matics. This album is a lot of fun to listen to! Jimmy Foot's amazing guitar playing takes you on a journey from ska, surf, country to reggae and back! This production is really something special to hear and savor! Guitarist, songwriter, producer, and engineer Jimmy Foot performed with The Rhyth-O-Matics. Known for their exciting mix of African and Ska genres, this band opened for established artists including Jimmy Cliff, Madness, Olatunji, Etta James and Fishbone. The Rhyth-O-Matics released their classic album "Walking in the Shadow" which was produced by Bob Johnston, as was "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits." Bob Johnston was the producer for countless artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Simon & Garfunkel and Jimmy Cliff. Veteran sound engineer Fred Catero was at the controls for the "Walking in the Shadow" album. Fred engineered literally 100's of albums, from Janis Joplin to The Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock to Santana. What a team those two giants made in the studio! It was historic. Check out Jimmy Foot at: jimmyfoot.com All albums by Jimmy Foot are available at Amazon, Spotify & Apple Music. "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "The Rhyth-O-Matics - Walking in the Shadow" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "Rhythm Addict" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" "Ska Santas" (Ska Christmas music!) by Jimmy Foot "Mob Justice!" - Jimmy Foot "The Sky Rangers Ride Again" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals Vol. II" "Bad Case of The Blues" - Jimmy Foot "I Can See It" - Jimmy Foot "Life Speaks" - Jimmy Foot "Madman Cantaloupe" - Jimmy Foot "6 Dimensional" - Jimmy Foot "Invisible" - Jimmy Foot "Living 3 Lives" - Jimmy Foot Together, all of these albums comprise a must-have collection for any serious music collector. I have mine! Go to jimmyfoot.com for more info about Jimmy Foot's background and discography. Black and White photographs of Jimmy Foot in these videos were taken by old friend Fred Gordon. Please watch other music videos featuring Jimmy Foot on my YouTube channel: pjdjft Thank you for watching and please share with friends and family on Facebook, YouTube, and other social media. I would appreciate any effort to introduce my dad's music to new fans from all over the world! PJ Foot Please subscribe to my YouTube channel: pjdjft
Jimmy Foot - Ska Slaughter - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals
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Jimmy Foot - Ska Slaughter - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals

This the 6th killer track from the album "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" which is available at Amazon, Spotify and Apple Music. This album is a lot of fun to listen to! Jimmy Foot's amazing guitar playing takes you on a journey from ska, surf, country to reggae and back! This production is really something special to hear and savor! Guitarist, songwriter, producer, and engineer Jimmy Foot performed with The Rhyth-O-Matics. Known for their exciting mix of African and Ska genres, this band opened for established artists including Jimmy Cliff, Madness, Olatunji, Etta James and Fishbone. The Rhyth-O-Matics released their classic album "Walking in the Shadow" which was produced by Bob Johnston, as was "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits." Bob Johnston was the producer for countless artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Simon & Garfunkel and Jimmy Cliff. Veteran sound engineer Fred Catero was at the controls for the "Walking in the Shadow" album. Fred engineered literally 100's of albums, from Janis Joplin to The Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock to Santana. What a team those two giants made in the studio! It was historic. Check out Jimmy Foot at: jimmyfoot.com All albums by Jimmy Foot are available at Amazon, Spotify & Apple Music. "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "The Rhyth-O-Matics - Walking in the Shadow" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "Rhythm Addict" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" "Ska Santas" (Ska Christmas music!) by Jimmy Foot "Mob Justice!" - Jimmy Foot "The Sky Rangers Ride Again" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals Vol. II" "Bad Case of The Blues" - Jimmy Foot "I Can See It" - Jimmy Foot "Life Speaks" - Jimmy Foot "Madman Cantaloupe" - Jimmy Foot "6 Dimensional" - Jimmy Foot "Invisible" - Jimmy Foot "Living 3 Lives" - Jimmy Foot Together, all of these albums comprise a must-have collection for any serious music collector. I have mine! Go to jimmyfoot.com for more info about Jimmy Foot's background and discography. Black and White photographs of Jimmy Foot in these videos were taken by old friend Fred Gordon. Please watch other music videos featuring Jimmy Foot on my YouTube channel: pjdjft Thank you for watching and please share with friends and family on Facebook, YouTube, and other social media. I would appreciate any effort to introduce my dad's music to new fans from all over the world! PJ Foot Please subscribe to my YouTube channel: pjdjft
Jimmy Foot - Surfinfast Ska - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals
04:50

Jimmy Foot - Surfinfast Ska - Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals

This the 7th awesome track from the album "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" which is available at Amazon, Spotify and Apple Music. This album is a lot of fun to listen to! Jimmy Foot's amazing guitar playing takes you on a journey from ska, surf, country to reggae and back! This production is really something special to hear and savor! Guitarist, songwriter, producer, and engineer Jimmy Foot performed with The Rhyth-O-Matics. Known for their exciting mix of African and Ska genres, this band opened for established artists including Jimmy Cliff, Madness, Olatunji, Etta James and Fishbone. The Rhyth-O-Matics released their classic album "Walking in the Shadow" which was produced by Bob Johnston, as was "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits." Bob Johnston was the producer for countless artists including Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, Simon & Garfunkel and Jimmy Cliff. Veteran sound engineer Fred Catero was at the controls for the "Walking in the Shadow" album. Fred engineered literally 100's of albums, from Janis Joplin to The Pointer Sisters, Herbie Hancock to Santana. What a team those two giants made in the studio! It was historic. Check out Jimmy Foot at: jimmyfoot.com All albums by Jimmy Foot are available at Amazon, Spotify & Apple Music. "Reggae Jackson - Smash Hits" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "The Rhyth-O-Matics - Walking in the Shadow" - featuring guitarist & songwriter Jimmy Foot "Rhythm Addict" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals" "Ska Santas" (Ska Christmas music!) by Jimmy Foot "Mob Justice!" - Jimmy Foot "The Sky Rangers Ride Again" - Jimmy Foot "Jimmy Foot - The Instrumentals Vol. II" "Bad Case of The Blues" - Jimmy Foot "I Can See It" - Jimmy Foot "Life Speaks" - Jimmy Foot "Madman Cantaloupe" - Jimmy Foot "6 Dimensional" - Jimmy Foot "Invisible" - Jimmy Foot "Living 3 Lives" - Jimmy Foot Together, all of these albums comprise a must-have collection for any serious music collector. I have mine! Go to jimmyfoot.com for more info about Jimmy Foot's background and discography. Black and White photographs of Jimmy Foot in these videos were taken by old friend Fred Gordon. Please watch other music videos featuring Jimmy Foot on my YouTube channel: pjdjft Thank you for watching and please share with friends and family on Facebook, YouTube, and other social media. I would appreciate any effort to introduce my dad's music to new fans from all over the world! PJ Foot Please subscribe to my YouTube channel: pjdjft

This is a compilation of recordings I made with members of The RHYTH-O-MATICS in an attempt to re-form the band in the mid-nineties, and recordings I made with JIMMY SAGE (drums) and ROBIN SYLVESTER (bass) with various artists sitting in. Some of these songs were previously released as a part of the SKY RANGERS album of mostly western songs done in a world beat style, some were released on the RHYTH-O-MATICS’ “Ghost Skankers” CD, while others were never released. “Ghost Skankers” appeared on both the aforementioned CDs, and was also part of a nationally distributed ska compilation “Ska, The Instrumentals”. “Miami SKAline” appeared on “Ska, The Third Wave”, another nationally distributed compilation. Also note that on “Wagon Train Ska” and“Surfinfast Ska”, that’s SQUID VISCIOUS from THE HARVEY MANDEL BANDon bass; the rest is Robin.

“Ska Party” is a re-make of a recording I made in 1983. It’s kind of dark, like a Halloween tune, but I used the same guitar and amp 20 years later and got the same guitar sound! “Skanker’s Island” is the melody I wrote to RICK MILLER’s lyrics and was originally titles “Sleepy Eyed Lady”, rearranged as a ska instrumental. “Mexican Surf” is another remake of a recording from 1983 that I always wanted to do with the RHYTH-O-MATICS but never got around to it. “If You Were Mine” is an instrumental version of one of my favorite RUDI ORTIZ songs. The RHYTH-O-MATICS played the song live, but never recorded it until the mid-nineties sessions, but the basic tracks for that song were a verse and chorus shy, so it was never finished. I dug up the tracks in 2006 and pasted the bass & drums together (No, it’s not where you think; that’s a band pause!) to repeat the verse & chorus and fill the gap.

 

Horn players are -

WAYNE WALLACE – trombone

LOUIS FASSMAN – trumpet

MELECIO MAGDALUYO – sax

Percussionists are -

RUDI ORTIZ & JONI HAASTRUP

DRUMS - JIMMY SAGE

BASS - ROBIN SYLVESTER & SQUID VISCIOUS

GUITARS, KEYS & ACORDION -JIMMY FOOT

PEDAL & LAP STEEL – GEORGE PIBURN

 

PRODUCED BY JIMMY FOOT

ENGINEERED BY SUSIE & JIMMY FOOT

©2006 AFROSKA PUBLISHING (BMI)

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