Monthly Archives: November 2012

Playlist – 11/26/12

(show featuring African-influenced jazz, for James) Eddie Harris, “Listen Here” from The Electrifying Eddie Harris (1967). Hit soul-jazz song featuring “electronic” sax effects. David Murray and the Gwo-Ka Masters, “O’ Leonso” from Gwo-Tet (2004). David Murray, tenor sax giant, with … Continue reading

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Playlist – 11/12/12

Al DiMeola, “Al di’s Dream Theme” from Spendido Hotel (1980). Something of a legendary fusion guitar record. Many of the tunes smaltzy but a number quite good. Dexter Gordon, “Night in Tunisia” from Our Man in Paris (Blue Note, 1963). … Continue reading

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Playlist – 11/5/12

Weather Report, “Teen Town” from Heavy Weather (Columbia, 1975). Vehicle for amazing Jaco Pastorious bass. Charles Tolliver, “Paper Man” (Arista Freedom, 1975). Great “hard bop” session recorded in 1968 by the relatively obscure trumpet player. Steven Bernstein, “Asher” and “Issachar” … Continue reading

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