Interview With Eumir Deodato For WhoSampled

Deodato_400x400Whilst on tour in the UK earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting with legendary producer, arranger and recording artist Eumir Deodato to conduct an exclusive interview for in which he speaks about his extensive career, working with greats including Wes Montgomery, Roberta Flack, Bjork and Frank Sinatra and collaborating with the new generation of artists who are now sampling his work.

The interview is now available to view on Youtube:

An extended audio version which also includes a soundtrack of the music discussed is available on Mixcloud.


About musicofsubstance

A collector of hip hop, funk, soul, boogie and related beats and jazz based music since the late eighties. Came to prominence as a club DJ through involvement in Substance (one of the UK's largest and longest running hip hop and funk nights) and a 2 year spell as mix DJ on BBC Radio 1Xtra. In recent years a steady output of high profile mix albums has allowed me to DJ worldwide. Currently compiling a series of mix albums for the BBE label and producing an album for BBC New Urban Music Bursary award winning 7 piece jazz / soul outfit 'Maylight'.
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