Digital Crate Digging Continues on a Throwback Thursday!! we’re in the lab cooling out / chilling out..
Wrecking out? the train of thought going off the rails? I’m ruling that out, told you I’m chilling out!!
…checking out one of my favorite jazz guitarists Eric Gale, with a cut called Lookin’ Good.
This song is from Mr. Gale’s Part Of You album, some of that “good good”
This album includes input from the soul / funk jazz mafia of Richard Tee, Harvey Mason, Steve Gadd, Ralph MacDonald, Dave Grusin, and Grover Washington, Jr., as well as Charles Earland and Idris Muhammad.
Ladies and gentlemen? it doesn’t get much better than that!! Check this out!!
Source: THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Eric Gale – Lookin’ Good
Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out some jazz / funk / rock fusion from Lee Ritenour – with his classic track Captain Fingers from the album of that name…check out the all star players he has on that album with him and the funky track…
- Bass – Alphonso Johnson, Anthony Jackson, Bill Dickinson, Charles Meeks, Mike Porcaro
- Congas – Victor Feldman
- Drums – Harvey Mason,
- Flute – Dave Valentin
- Guitar – Dennis Budimir, Jay Graydon, Mitch Holder, Ray Parker Jr.
- Guitar [Electric], Guitar [Classical], Guitar [Synthesizer] – Lee Ritenour
- Keyboards – Dave Grusin, David Foster, Dawilli Gonga, Ian Underwood, Patrice Rushen
- Percussion – Alex Acuña, Harvey Mason, Steve Forman
- Producer – Skip Drinkwater
- Saxophone – Ernie Watts
- Synthesizer – Ian Underwood
Source: Random Thoughts From A Brotha: Lee Ritenour – Captain Fingers
Digital Crate Digging Continues!! A dude is still on that jazz / funk vibe!!
We’re listening to The Headhunters with “God Made Me Funky”
….of course..for those who “ain’t knowin” Headhunters is Herbie Hancock’s old band!! Check out the players and he track..
Paul Jackson -bass.
Bill Summers – percussion
Harvey Mason / Mike Clark -drums
Bennie Maupin – winds / horns
Herbie Hancock – keyboards
Source: THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: The Headhunters “God Make Me Funky”
Digital Crate Digging Continues per #JazzAppreciationMonth. This is the song that was a *game changer* as far as the genre of jazz was concerned: Electro/ disco jazz / jazz funk / fusion from Herbie Hancock with Chameleon. Check out the players and the track!
Digital Crate Digging Continues!! we’re checking out this disco jazz / jazz funk from Harvey Mason with a track called Groovin’ You!! Check out the players and the track!!
Digital Crate Digging Continues!! we’re checking out some soul jazz / jazz funk from Me’Shell NdegéOcello feat. Herbie Hancock with a track called Nocturnal Sunshine. Check out the rest of the all star players and the track.
Digital Crate Digging Continues; we’re checking out this smooth track from Patrice Rushen – called Before The Dawn. Check out the players and the track.
Afternoon Jazz Continues after a brief hiatus. Hey!! it’s rough out here / life is hectic!! Sometimes feeling like this Coke Escovedo song *No One To Depend On* . Check out the players and the track…
Digital Crate Digging Continues during this Jazz Appreciation Month. We’re checking out this classic jazz funk from Johnny Hammond – with a track called Shifting Gears. Check out the players and the track…
Digital Crate Digging Continues; checking out this smooth track from Eddie Henderson – called Involuntary Bliss. Check out the players and the track!!
- Acoustic Bass – Buster Williams
- Drums – Billy Hart, Harvey Mason
- Electric Bass, Effects – Alphonso Johnson
- Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Clavinet, Synthesizer [Mini Moog, Arp Odyssey, Arp String Ensemble] – George Duke
- Marimba – Bobby Hutcherson
- Tenor Saxophone, Saxello, Bass Clarinet – Bennie Maupin
- Trombone, Horn [Post] – Julian Priester
- Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Cornet – Eddie Henderson