Monthly Archives: May 2013

Playlist – 5/13/13

Rahsaan Roland Kirk, “Ain’t No Sunshine” from Blacknuss (Atlantic, 1972). The record company decides RRK has commercial potential. John Coltrane, “Syeeda’s Song Flute” from Giant Steps (Atlantic, 1960). Our favorite track from the classic record. Jason Adasiewicz, “Life” from Sun … Continue reading

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Playlist – 5/6/13

Matthew Shipp, “Cohesion” from Equillibrium (2003, Thirsty Ear). Groovy record from one of the most ambitious jazz musicians of the 2000s. Also produces for Thirsty Ear Recordings. John Coltrane, “Equinox” from Coltrane’s Sound (Atlantic, recorded 1960, released 1964). The great … Continue reading

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Playlist – 4/22/13

Cal Tjader, “Cubano Chant” from Latin Concert (1958). The vibist who was one of the first to incorporate Latin and jazz music, leads a group with Vince Guaraldi (best known for the Peanuts cartoon music) and Mongo Santamaria on congas. … Continue reading

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