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On this 7 inch Mark Webster draws on his own record collection of the last decade. and with the help of BBE has tracked down some of the most magical little moments of funk. latin. soul. jazz. disco - and myriad variations on the theme ? of the noughties. via a truly international network of labels.
Mark Webster has been involved in the black music scene for around 25 years now. His career began working for the highly acclaimed Blues & Soul and Black Music & Jazz Review magazines, eventually working his way up to assistant editor of B&S before leaving to pursue a career in television. His evangelistic enthusiasm for the music was carried through into his TV work - ranging from introducing the TV audience to the likes Gil Scott Heron, Brand New Heavies and Soul ll Soul via and the entertainment show 01 For London, and programming the music
soundtrack for the pioneering NBA show he hosted for Channel 4 in the UK. He has also been a regular voice of radio - he was the original co-presenter on KISS FM's breakfast show - and can currently be heard as a regular contributor to Five Live's 'Virtual iPod'. He has also written a wealth of sleeve notes (most notably for a series of BGP releases) and has DJed steadily
throughout all this time, with emphasis on a series of monthly sessions across a variety of venues, that has seen Mark bring his music to the Shoreditch area for most of this Millenium.
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