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Anatomy Of THE Groove for 11/28/2015: "I Believe In Love" by Kenny Loggins

For the past six months? Have been debating with myself as to how to reintroduce this blog. There were some personal matters involved. Yet I was continually discouraged by saturation news about one act of gun violence and other forms of terrorism right after another. 460 more words

Jazz Funk

Fourplay @ 25: A Silver Lining Playbook

Any band in any genre of music, be it rock, country, classical or jazz can’t make it two and a half decades based solely on pure dumb luck. 741 more words

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Alphonse Mouzon - By All Means (Excaliber)

A songwriter, an arranger, a producer, also able to sing and paly keyboard and synths, Alphonse Mouzon‘s legacy embrace the Jazz-fusion scene and way beyond, as a frontman as a sideman, havin’ played with artists such as… 77 more words


West Coast Bliss: Lee Ritenour's Rit 2

Sequels are seldom a good idea in the movie business, and thankfully they’re a lot less prevalent in the music game. But one of the most successful ‘franchises’ of the ’80s was guitarist Lee Ritenour’s… 364 more words

Album Reviews

Lee Ritenour - A Twist of Rit

With over 40 albums and 35 chart songs on his belt guitarist Lee Ritenour is one of the most important and popular musicians of the smooth jazz and contemporary jazz scene. 115 more words

Smooth Jazz

Lee Ritenour - A Twist of Rit

Is it possible for Captain Fingers to get better? A listen to A Twist of Rit (Concord Records, 2015) is the latest example of guitarist… 187 more words

Smooth Jazz

Got to Get Ourselves

Joni Mitchell wrote,

We are stardust

We are golden
And we’ve got to get ourselves
Back to the garden

In this reference, we are, at this moment, stardust. 190 more words

Bob Dylan