Monthly Archives: July 2012

Playlist – 7/30/12

Sea Level, “The Rain in Spain” (Capricorn, 1977). Studio musicians who worked with Allman Brothers Band. John Coltrane, “Moment’s Notice” from Blue Train (Blue Note, 1957). Archie Shepp and Jasper Van’t Hoff, “Contracts” from Mama Rose (Steeplechase, 1982).Sax & synth. … Continue reading

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Playlist – 7/23/12

Kenny Werner, “New Amsterdam” from Lawn Chair Society (Blue Note, 2007). Great album mixing in jazz and some funk and electronic sounds. The pianist/leader isn’t that well known, but sidemen Dave Douglas (trumpet) and Chris Potter (sax) are leading modern … Continue reading

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Playlist – 7/16/12

The Bad Plus, “Anthem of the Earnest” from Suspicious Activity (Columbia, 2005) Thelonious Monk Septet, “Off Minor” from Monk’s Music (Riverside, 1957). Typically angular Monk tune with horns — including John Coltrane on sax. Dave Douglass – “Orujo” from Spirit … Continue reading

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