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Herbie Hancock/Hank Mobley

Preliminaries

How do we, as listeners, compare albums? We do it all the time, of course – but what criteria are we actually using? Often, our decision is based on extremely subjective preferences, preferences that are usually pretty hard to communicate to others. 2,359 more words

Hank Mobley

Byrd soars again, beneath the Citrus Sun

Album Review: People of Tomorrow, Citrus Sun (Dome Records, 2014)

It took me a while to come to this album produced by Incognito’s Jean-Paul ‘Bluey’ Maunick… 520 more words

Music Reviews

Destiny.

“Don’t pay attention to who walked away..let them stay away. Look at who walked in and who is still there. Process of elimination has a wicked sense of humor. 8 more words

Unique74

Music for Recollection: Old Friends

Old friends. We should have at least one. Click on the baby chimp and let yourself go:

image: stanley kubrick’s daughter, vivian, and the chimp from ’2001′

8tracks

FRANK FOSTER-THE LOUD MINORITY.

FRANK FOSTER-THE LOUD MINORITY.

During a long and illustrious career that lasted over fifty years, Frank Foster played alongside everyone from Count Basie, Donald Byrd, Thelonious Monk, Kenny Burrell, Milt Jackson, Duke Pearson, Elvin Jones and Elmo Hope. 2,665 more words

Jazz

The Reasons Why Sample Based Hip-Hop Rules My Universe

Hip-Hop, huh? That music where they steal other peoples songs and rap about guns and drugs and bitches, yeah? Well, technically yes to the first part, and sort of, to the last part. 2,278 more words