S.O.U.L Sounds Of Underground London Ep 8 - Acid Jazz
First shown 2003
U.K. documentary. "S.O.U.L. – Sounds Of Underground London" is a multi-part series examining England's prominent youth culture scenes and the music and fashion that surrounded them. The series celebrated 50 years of English youth culture.
Mark Lamarr charts the development of the underground music scene and its influence on British youth culture. This episode looks at Acid Jazz.
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With its origins at Chris Sullivans Wag Club and with a certain band named A Man Called Adam, it didn’t take Acid Jazz long to break out into something tougher. Fast frantic and ferocious dancers provided the spectacle. James Taylor, Jamiroquai and The Brand New Heavies delivered the sound track. Acid Jazz became the focus of an extraordinary eclectic mixture of music that came to define the global image of the scene. Interviews with Eddie Piller, James Taylor, Steve Jones and Sally Rogers, Simon Bartholomew, Chris Sullivan, Patrick Forge and Snowboy.