Guru – Loungin

Digital Crate Digging Continues…chilling out on a Monday evening..actually..like Guru – I’m just Loungin…. Donald Byrd  was helping him out…from the Jazzmatazz Volume: 1 project…check it out!!

Jimmy Owens – What’s the Use?

Sunday Jazz Continues….checking out some funk / soul / jazz from trumpet player Jimmy Owens ..with a cut called Whats The Use? …This is off his self titled album from 1976….funky funky funky…check out the players and the track…

Kenny Barron on the  piano, Chris White on the bass,  Brian Brake on the drums, Warren Smith on percussion,  George Davis, Lloyd Davis and Carl Lynch on guitars. And of course…Jimmy Owens on the trumpet….sounding Donald Byrd-ish…

 

 

Hank Mobley – Up a Step

Digital Crate Digging Continues…checking out jazz tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley  and this classic cut called Up A Step…I can understand that…I’m trying to take things up a step…to another level…

This song is off of his album called “No Room For Squares” …..word up!! you have to keep those squares out of your circle!!…anyway….

The players on this track are…of course Hank Mobley on tenor sax with……

 

 

 

Donald Byrd & Pepper Adams Quintet ft. Herbie Hancock – Currio’s

Sunday Jazz Continues…in conjunction with digital crate digging…had to dig real deep to find this one…its the Donald Byrd & Pepper Adams Quintet ft. Herbie Hancock  with a track called  Currio’s

…Donald Byrd pre-Mizell Brothers…plus Herbie Hancock pre-Headhunters..its nice and smooth though!! these cats are playing!! check out the players and the track….

Donald Byrd – trumpet…..Pepper Adams – baritone saxophone
Herbie Hancock – piano…..Laymon Jackson – bass….Jimmy Cobb – drums

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!!

 

 

Hank Mobley – Up a Step

Sunday Jazz Continues….checking out Hank Mobley’s track Up A Step….that’s what my mission is…trying to take it up a step

….this is from Hank Mobley’s No Room For Squares album….you have to keep those squares out of your circle….word!!….anyway….the players on this track are……

 Hank Mobley – tenor saxophone…….. Donald Byrd – trumpet  Herbie Hancock – piano

Butch Warren – bass  Philly Joe Jones – drums ……check them out at………….

THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Hank Mobley – Up a Step.