Monthly Archives: January 2013

Playlist – 1/28/13

Bobby Previte, “The King So Far” from Claude’s Late Morning (1988). Great example of 80’s “downtown” (New York) music scene. WIth Bill Frisell guitar mixing with leader’s drums to sound like electronic percussion. Dexter Gordon, “Night in Tunisia” from Our … Continue reading

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Playlist – 1/21/13

Crusaders, “Chain Reaction” (1975). Smooth jazz, but with heart. The Bad Plus, “Seven-Minute Mind” from Made Possible (2012). Head-of-the-pack jazz trio in golden era of jazz trio. Jaco Pastorious, “Opus Pocus” from Jaco’s debut LP (1976). Steel drums and Wayne … Continue reading

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Playlist – 1/14/13

Herbie Hancock, “Watermelon Man’ from Hancock’s debut album “Takin’ Off” (Blue Note, 1962). Funky “soul jazz” for a cold winter night. Kenny Garrett, “Seeds from the Underground” from the saxist’s 2012 album of the same name. Sophisticated modern jazz. From … Continue reading

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