Phil Upchurch / Inner City Blues

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out Phil Upchurch  with his version of Marvin Gaye’s Inner City Blues. This is from Mr. Upchurch’s Darkness album. Check out the players and the track..

Larry Coryell – Stones

Digital Crate Digging Continues…checking out some jazz / rock from Larry Coryell  with a track called Stones.  

This is from a trio setting…with Mr. Coryell on guitar..Bernard ‘Pretty’ Purdie  on drums  and Chuck Rainey on bass. Boys and Girls? thats a hell of a trio. All of them are “putting in work” check it out!!

 

Johnny Hammond – Tell Me What To Do

Sunday Jazz is back after a slight hiatus; kicking things off with Johnny Hammond and  Tell Me What To Do; featuring production by the Mizell brothers..Larry and Fonce.

Those cats were know for their production work with  Bobbi Humphrey and Donald Byrd.

This cut is from the Johnny Hammond  album “Gears” . check out the players and the track…

  • Harvey Mason – Drums    Chuck Rainey – Electric Bass    Craig McMullen, John Rowin – Guitar
  • Roger Glenn – Flute, Vibraphone   Kenneth Nash – Cymbal, Gong, Percussion
  • Hadley Caliman – Tenor Saxophone  Julian Priester – Trombone
  • Michael White – Violin

Donald Byrd – Lansana’s Priestess

Digital Crate Digging Continues…last episode I had DJ Spinna‘s remix of this Donald Byrd classic Lansana’s Priestess…..this song has been in my head all day!! checking out the original version…nice!!  this is from his Street Lady album check out the players….

Personnel

Ladies and gentleman? that’s an all star cast….check this out!!

 

 

Yusef Lateef – Live Humble

Digital Crate Digging Continues….chilling out…just trying to take Yusef Lateef‘s advice..just trying to Live Humble.

..of course Yusef Lateef  is playing that tenor saxophone…the rest of the crew? Richard Tee — piano

Chuck Rainey — Fender bass…..Cecil McBee — acoustic bass….Ray Baretto — congas


Bernard Purdie — drums, timbales…..Hugh Lawson — piano, Indian bells

The Sweet Inspirations bring the vocal backgrounds….nice…nice!!

THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Yusef Lateef – Live Humble.