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Grover Washington Jr.


Robert Palmer of Rolling Stone called Grover Washington, Jr., “the most popular saxophonist working in a jazz-fusion idiom.” And because of Washington’s great success some critics have downgraded his music, calling it bland, too commercial, and not real jazz.

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Funky Friday: It's A New Day - Let A Man Come In

Call it laziness, call it going back to the well or the source, or call it whatever you want. I’m going to feature James Brown once again. 604 more words


Oliver Nelson Interview

I had the chance to talk with rising Swedish DJ Oliver Nelson. His nu-disco style has been contagious and his remixes with Zayn, Ella Henderson and Childish Gambino among others are fire. 648 more words


Episode review: Columbo Greenhouse Jungle

If badly bewigged men bellowing in monotone for 75 minutes is your idea of a good time, you’re gonna LOVE Greenhouse Jungle!

Yes folks, Season 2’s second outing hit the airwaves on 15th October 1972, following hot on the heels of the uber-popular… 3,390 more words


Oliver Nelson, Blues and the Abstract Truth

One rainy afternoon I was watching a documentary on the vocalist Jackie Paris. At one point, the writer Harlan Ellison came on screen and I noticed an impressive collection of orange and black record spines lined up in the distance behind him. 994 more words


Glide Into The Nu-Discofront Of Oliver Nelson’s “Ain’t A Thing” ft. Kaleem Taylor

Swedish electro producer/DJ, Oliver Nelson, is your guide to glide into the nu-discofront territory where the syncopated strikes fasten you ears into the dancefloor. The tingling synths jump like Champaign bubbles, getting your serotonins drunker by the beat. 44 more words