Raul DeSouza – At the Concert

Digital Crate Digging Continues during this Throwback Thursday segment..

We’re chilling out on a hot afternoon in Atlanta; 90 degree weather? we’re dealing with it..

Oh yes, we’re dealing with it!! we felt the pressure like Moscow Mitch is feeling it up in Louisville…

He’s also feeling it on Twitter, constituents are bitter!! they know the real deal..

O-Zone? a “don’t stop get it getter” but at the moment trying to chill / take it down a thousand..

In a zone, listening to Raul DeSouza with his version of the Michael Henderson / Roberta Flack cut At the Concert; check out the players and the track to see how it’ll work!! good memories it’s arousing!

Backing Vocals – Josie JamesPetsye PowellSharon “Muffy” Hendrix

Bass – Robert Popwell

Drums – Leon “Ndugu” Chancler

Producer, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Grand Piano [Yamaha Electric] – Dawilli Gonga /  George Duke

Guitar – Charles “Icarus” Johnson

Percussion – AirtoManolo Badrena

Trombone [Tenor-Bass], Sousaphone – Raul de Souza

Written-By – Michael Henderson

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George Duke ‎– Brazilian Love Affair

Digital Crate Digging Continues as Saturday Morning morphs into Saturday afternoon here on the east coast…

The saga / struggle continues, you should know I’d say that; “holla at me” ; we’ll stay humble not trying to brag or boast…

The bass will rumble as we continue this house music / jazz music set we have going; just going for what we’re knowing…

Check the vibe, just chilling for a minute but in it to win it; we’re just going for what we’re knowing!!

Cooling out / chilling out listening to this smooth track from the late great George Duke ‎called Brazilian Love Affair

Check out the players and the track; we’re Afternoon Jazzing after setting it off on a Saturday Morning; still taking it there!!

Bass – Byron Miller

Drums – Ricky Lawson

Electric Piano [Rhodes], Strings [Oberheim], Synthesizer [Prophet V], Vocals – George Duke

Guitar – Roland Bautista

Percussion – Airto

Frank Zappa – Big Swifty

Digital crate digging is in full effect….in conjunction with International Jazz Day…plus what I listen to at work..

…lets check out some jazz / rock with none other than Frank Zappa….with one of his standout tracks called Big Swifty

….the players are Frank Zappa-guitar & percussion, Tony Duran-slide guitar, George Duke-ringmodulated & echoplexed electric piano, Sal Marquez- many trumpets & chimes, Erroneous-electric bass, Aynsley Dunsbal-drums ..

…heard this earlier today on WRAS 88.5 The Georgia State University radio station..check this out…

Source: Random Thoughts From A Brotha: Frank Zappa – Big Swifty

Al Jarreau – I Must Have Been A Fool

Digital Crate Digging Continues per the Humpday Extravaganza!! We’re listening to this funky track from the late great Al Jarreau called I Must Have Been A Fool!  The late great George Duke is on the keyboards!! Check out the other players and the track..

Arranged By [Vocals] – Bill Champlin

Backing Vocals – Bobby Kimball, Josie James, Lynn Davis, Phil Perry

Bass – “Ready” Freddie Washington

Drums – John “JR” Robinson

Guitar [Lead] – Michael Landau

Guitar [Rythm] – Paul Jackson Jr.

Keyboards [Synclavier] – George Duke

Lead Vocals – Al Jarreau

Synthesizer [Emu 2] – Bill Champlin

Synthesizer [Tx816, D550, Emu 3, Moog Bass Drum Program] – Dennis Matkosky

Written-By – Bill Champlin, Dennis Matkosky

Lounge Music Mix 2017 – Dj XS Saturday Night Funk & Soul Lounge Beats Warm Up @ Oblix, The Shard

Digital Crate Digging Continues on what I like to call Terrible / Terrific Tuesday…

From this perspective? it’s been up and down!! terrible? terrific? both!! that’s what I can say..

The hooptie? I wrecked it, that’s ok because I’m ok!! on to the next will be the prescription…

Truth be told? dark clouds have silver linings so I recognize the pattern / peep game for the blessing…

Truth be told? I’m chilling listening to  Lounge Music Mix 2017 – Dj XS Saturday Night Funk & Soul Lounge Beats Warm Up @ Oblix, The Shard

Check out the playlist and the mix!! the kid was doing it real big!! now I’m lounging issued a warning; negativity? from the premises it’s barred!

1. Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On (Nehzuil Remix)

2. Cheshire – Mack’s Return (Bootleg Remix)

3. Mary J. Blige – All Night Long (XS Edit)

4. Chantay Savage ft Common – I Will Survive (XS Edit)

5. Minnie Riperton – Check Minnie’s Love (Naughty NMX & Runex Kid Brexit Mix)

6. Naughty NMX & Jim Sharp – Too Much Hustle

7. Jean Carne – My love don’t come easy ( REAL tight edit )

8. Herbie Hancock – Stars in Your Eyes (XS Edit)

9. Ami Stewart – Friends (Blackroom XS Construction)

10. Get Down Edits – Sweet Stuff

11. Chaka Khan – Eye to Eye (XS Edit)

12. Dee Dee Sharp Gamble – Easy Money

13. Merge – Volcanic Voodoo

14. George Duke – Dukey Stick

15. Reuben Bell – Make Love

16. Slapbak – This Car is Fast (XS Edit)

17. Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – Rock Your Body

Smooth Jazz Session Mix 88

Digital Crate Digging Continues per The Humpday Extravaganza!! We’re listening to Smooth Jazz Session Mix 88 courtesy of  Smooth Jazz Nation Power . Check out the playlist and the mix!!

Track list:
1.Steve Cole – Between Us (HD)
2.Soulful Jazz [Clere Soulful – Water Colors] ♫ RE ♫
3.Peter Pearson – Getting Warmer
4.Late-Night Romantic Jazz [Ben Tankard – Allaboutlu – Night
5.George Duke – Thinkin Bout You – George Duke – Thinkin Bout You
6.Chris Standring – Pins & Needles
7.Brian Simpson & Peter White – Lost In Love
8.Brazilian Jazz [Novecento (feat. Danny Gottlieb) – Vision] ♫ RE ♫
9.Ben Tankard – Bens Coffee House
10.Anthony King – Brandon Drive (HQ)
11.Late-Night Light Jazz [Chillaxing Jazz Kollektion – Night Light Jazz [Chillaxing Jazz Kollektion –
12.Paul Hardcastle – Hot Off The Press

Al Jarreau – Distracted

Digital Crate Digging Continues on this Throwback Thursday!! Now, you know a dude had to show some respect to Al Jarreau; check out his track Distracted!! Check out the all star players rolling with him!! May he rest in peace / power, but his music / spirit lives on!! Let’s Go!!

Alto Saxophone, Soloist – Lon Price /Arranged By [Horn], Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Jerry Hey / Arranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon / Backing Vocals – Al Jarreau / Bass – Abe Laboriel / Drums – Steve Gadd /  Electric Guitar – Jay Graydon / Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – George Duke / Synthesizer – Steve George / Trombone – Bill Reichenbach  / Trumpet – Chuck Findley /  Written-By – Al Jarreau

 

 

Smooth Jazz Chill Session Mix 60

Sunday Jazz, oh!! I mean Digital Crate Digging Continues; I was out of town per I-85 Chronicles / Carolina Cruising, so no jazz was dropped this past Sunday.

We’re checking out this Smooth Jazz Chill Session Mix 60 per Smooth Jazz Nation Power. Check out the playlist and the mix.

Track List:
1. Thumper – My My My
2.Gary Taylor – As If
3.Down To The Bone – Urban Jazz
4.Threestyle feat. Magdalena Chovancova – Just For Fun
5.Kool & The Gang – Summer Madness
6.Bernd Filz – Cooling Break
7.Analog Jazz Project – Light Show
8.Norman Brown – A Quite Place
9.Paul Brown & Boney James – As Clear As Day
10.Kid Coconutz – There’s No Jazzy Limit
11.Stanley Clarke & George Duke – Sweet Baby
12.The Rippingtons – Provence

Eddie Henderson – Involuntary Bliss

Digital Crate Digging Continues; checking out this smooth track from Eddie Henderson – called Involuntary Bliss. Check out the players and the track!!