Magnificent jazz-funk from the era in Eumir Deodato's career where the Rio-born keyboardist/arranger/producer decisively headed for the dancefloor. This is around the time Deodato was producing Kool & The Gang, and Night Cruiser is similarly good-time music. Electric piano grooves, synth bloops and great brass arrangements are everywhere, along with more slap bass than you can shake a stick at.
Pretty much every box is ticked, to be honest, for what you'd expect from an album with a track called Uncle Funk. I should start insisting that my niece and nephews call me that, but I think to qualify for the title you have to have to post a bit more than, er, one jazz-funk album a year on your blog. Will try to seek out more - in the meantime, if you love stuff like this, Opium Hum have been crate-digging it to the max lately.