Monthly Archives: November 2014

Playlist – 11/17/14

The Meters, “Cissy Strut” — roots New Orleans funk from band including some of Neville Brothers music clan. Abdullah Ibrahim, “Dindela” from Mantra Mode (1993). For a cold midwest night, South African high-life jazz. Like strolling face to the sun … Continue reading

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Playlist – 11/10/14

Rashaan Roland Kirk, “Ain’t No Sunshine” from Blacknuss (Atlantic, 1972). Atlantic’s attempts to make RRK more commercial just make him odder … and cooler. Stephon Harris (vibes), David Sanchez (sax), Christian Scott (trumpet), “Black Action Figure” from Ninty Miles (2011). … Continue reading

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Playlist – 11/3/14

Charles Earland, “Black Talk!” from the 1970 album of the same name. Kind of a hit in its time. Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, “Salt Peanutes” (1945). Fun Be-Bop workout. Gary Burton Quartet, “The Lookout” from Guided Tour. The “retired” … Continue reading

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