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365 Days of Album Recommendations - Jan 17

Oliver Nelson – The Blues and The Abstract Truth

The blues can be so much, mean so much, do so much. The blues of Charley Patton and Sleepy John Estes. 372 more words

Album Recommendations

The Great Compositions by Tadd Dameron(3)

January 18.2017

Not only Tadd Dameron composed “If You Could See Me Now” for Sarah Vaughan, but he also did the orchestral arrangement.

Sarah Vaughan’s 1946 original recording was released through Musicraft Records. 230 more words


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