Saturday, 9 May 2015

Spring Jazz 2015

A monster bag of grooves of all kinds of jazz and soul. A fair amount of live tracks from the likes of Jimmy Smith, Bobby Jackson and the epic Black Messiah by Cannonball Adderley, decades before D'Angelo. Check the Shamek Farrah track, only just discovered this Strata East artist.

john lee & gerry brown - infinite jones
mitsuaki katayama - first flight
austin peralta - capricornus
the five corners quintet - straight up
jimmy smith - root down (and get it)
bobby jackson - fluck flick
Shamek farrah - first impressions
bobbi humphrey - harlem river drive
nat adderley - i think i got it
elvin jones - and then again
yusef lateef - rosetta
indigo jam unit - 5am
cannonball adderley - black messiah

Friday, 8 May 2015

Zentrip 34

A largely jazz based piano special inspired by Nils Frahm's latest free album. The first half is a jazz infused saunter through the city, the second half more reflective and piano based.

flying lotus - clock catcher (harp arrangement)
leo aldrey - NY walk
bjork - the dull flame of desire (anthony johnson)
nostalgia 77 and the monster - the taxidermist
4hero and mark murphy - twelve tribes
emanative - black enchantment
bobby jackson - bobby's blues
august rosembaum, jameszoo & stephen bruner - jordi
oOoOO - across a sea
floating points - realise
robert glasper experiment - letter to hermoine ft. bilal
nine inch nails - the frail
roberta flack - to love somebody
nils frahm - four hands
murry perahia - opus 39, No 2
taragama pyjarama - beam ft. kicki