Monthly Archives: October 2013

10/28/13 Playlist

Gabor Szabo, “Spellbinder” from 1966 album of the same name. The Hungarian guitarist with former employer Chico Hamilton on drums. Groovy 60s jazz. Dave Holland Quintet, “Juggler’s Paradise” from Prime Directive (ECM, 2000). High quality modern jazz from bassist’s group. … Continue reading

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10/21/13 Playlist

Bobby Broom, “D’s Blues” from Upper West Side Story (2012). Guitar player who sometimes gigs around Chicago, including the Green Mill with Deep Blue Organ Trio. Ronald Shannon Jackson and Decoding Society, “Iola” from Mandance” (1982). Harmalodic punk-jazz. Herbie Hancock, … Continue reading

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10/7/13 Playlist

David Murry Octet, “Estimated Prophet” from Dark Star: the Music of the Grateful Dead (1996). Tenor sax master’s take on Dead piece from Terripan Station. John Coltrane, “Mr. P.C.” from Giant Steps (Atlantic, 1960). ‘Trane’s tribute to his bassist, Paul … Continue reading

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9/30/13 Playlist

Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition, “Ahmad the Terrible” from Album Album (ECM, 1984). Representative of great early/mid-80s jazz. Horace Silver, “Calcutta Cutie” from Song for My Father (Blue Note, 1966). Classic BN soul jazz in sophisticated form. Michael Urbaniak’s Fusion, “Stick … Continue reading

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