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Nitro Deluxe(1/22/60-11/27/11) is the moniker for respected American Manny Scretching Jr.. Born Young Scretching in philadelphia, Pa. He performed with a variety of funk and jazz groups including Sun Ra's Arkestra before signing with Cutting Records
in N.Y.C., in the 1980's. Blind and suffering from kidney failure Nitro continued to write and record on the Nation Records, Inc. imprint in Philadelphia, Pa. His latest material is in the house, hip-hop, and dancehall formats.

His most famous track This Brutal House released in 1986 is considered to be one of the defining early tracks.

His last release on the "Cutting Records" label was 1990's "Hypno House". His new material can be found on www.theorchard.com and www.reverbnation.com.

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