Rare groove  

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Rare groove is an umbrella term that refers to relatively obscure and hard-to-find jazz-funk, funk and soul, soul jazz and jazz-fusion tracks from the 1970s.Originally coined by Kiss FM DJ Norman Jay in 1985 through his show The Original Rare Groove Show, 'rare groove' tracks have been influential on the musical genres of hip hop, techno, house, breakbeat, jungle and others.


Selected rare groove

Representative artists

Better known artists in a similar vein

1980s rare groove like artists

  • ESG (Emerald Sapphire and Gold)

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