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On Broadway

     Download Here https://designerjazz.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/on-broadway.mp3 The Drifters had a hit with this song in 1963, but George Benson took it to new highs in ’78 and made it a standard in the smooth jazz world.   20 more words

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COVER2COVER: The World Is A Ghetto

I love a good cover.

Far too often, covers are looked at as some kind of bastardised versions of their favorite songs. While not a completely unfounded opinion since there are quite a few lazy, bad, and downright insulting covers out there (Limp Bizkit’s Behind Blue Eyes anyone?). 466 more words

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CTI RECORDS: THE COOL REVOLUTION.

CTI RECORDS: THE COOL REVOLUTION. 

In 1967, producer and A&R manager Creed Taylor, decided to form his own record label Creed Taylor Incorporated. Originally, CTi Records was an imprint of Herb Albert and Jerry Moss’ A&M Records. 2,260 more words

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"Winelight" Was Grover's Greatest Groove

When jazz musicians pass away there’s an unfortunate tendency to put them in one of two categories, the never to be forgotten giants and then there’s everyone else. 855 more words

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Give Me the Night (George Benson)

He scats to his guitar while roller skating backwards. That’s talent.

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Win CTI Records Book / CD Box Sets!

The impact on sample based music of the output of Creed Taylor‘s CTI imprint is near unparalleled, many of jazz and funk’s most sampled names having recorded for the label during their careers. 277 more words

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