Brass Construction, originally known as Dynamic Soul, came together in Brooklyn in 1968. They were signed by United Artists in 1975, with their self-titled debut released later that year. Although the funk ensemble recorded at an album-a-year pace over the next decade, "Brass Construction" almost certainly counts as their most successful collection. Brass Construction's dance-funk sound was centred on the horn section, though most songs also featured vocals. The standout track here is the first single, "Movin'," a catchy, energetic, up-tempo dance number that would be the group's only chart topper (reaching #1 on the US R&B chart in 1976). The follow-up, "Changin'," also did well, reaching #24, while "Love" and "Dance" were also strong efforts. The group would only crack the top 10 again once, with the single "Ha Cha Cha" from their second album reaching #8 on the R&B chart in 1977.
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