Miroslav Vitous / New York City

Digital Crate Digging Continues; checking out this classic jazz fusion track from Miroslav Vitous called New York City . Check out the players and the track…

 

 

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El Chicano / Cantaloupe Island

Sunday Jazz Continues..checking out El Chicano with their version of Herbie Hancock’s Cantaloupe Island. Check out the players and the track..

Herbie Hancock / Bo Ba Be Da

Sunday Jazz Continues..checking out some hip hop jazz from Herbie Hancock  with a track called  Bo Ba Be Da . This is from his Dis Is Da Drum project.  Check out the players and the track…

Arranged By [Rhythm] – Darrell Smith, Herbie Hancock Backing Vocals – Angel Rogers, Hollis Payseur, Kaaren Ragland Bata, Congas, Cabasa, Shekere, Tambourine, Bass Drum [Jun Jun], Djembe, Percussion – Bill Summers Drums – Ken Strong Electric Piano – Darrell Smith Engineer [Sound Designer], Keyboards, Sequenced By [Additional] – Mars Lasar Guitar – Darrell “Bob Dog” Robertson*, Wah Wah Watson* Percussion [Additional] – Brady Speller Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-moog], Clavinet, Synthesizer, Bass [Synth] – Herbie Hancock Sequenced By, Sampler, Drum Programming, Programmed By [Additional Synth] – Will “Roc” Griffin* Tenor Saxophone – Bennie Maupin Trumpet – Wallace Roney Written-By – Herbie Hancock, Wah Wah Watson*

Miroslav Vitous – Freedom Jazz Dance

Digital Crate Digging Continues…Saturday Morning!! just as good a time as any for some jazz / funk..lets check out bassist  Miroslav Vitous with the Freedom Jazz Dance …from his Infinite Search project. Check out the all star players and the  track..

Joe Farrell ‎– I Won’t Be Back

Sunday Jazz Continues.. checking out  this jazz funk track from  Joe Farrell ‎– with I  Won’t Be Back. This is from his Upon This Rock album.  Check out the players and the track…

Sly & Robbie – Bass and Trouble

Digital Crate Digging Continues..checking out some classic jazz / funk from  Sly & Robbie -with  Bass and Trouble. Sounds like Herbie Hancock‘s Rockit..that’s because he’s helping them on the keyboards. Check out the players and the track…

Dubstep Jazz – Herbie Hancock “Rockit/Nobu” (Darryl Reeves remix)

Digital Crate Digging Continues..checking out some…..Dubstep Jazz!! …checking out this  Herbie Hancock “Rockit/Nobu” (Darryl Reeves remix)…..from 1983 to 2013

……saxophonist Darryl Reeves has some nice stuff out!!  like that Dillaquarium Mixtape  plus his Mercury  project….this is awesome…check it out!!

 

 

Herbie Hancock – Just Around The Corner

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out this jazz / funk / disco track from Herbie Hancock called Just Around The Corner….This a 1980 Club Classic from the 1981 album Bitter Suite …check out the players and the track….

Bass, Written-By — FREDDIE WASHINGTON
Drums — ALPHONSE MOUZON
Guitar — WAH WAH WATSON
Percussion — SHEILA ESCOVEDO
Written-By — M. Ragin
Keyboards [Emu Polyphonic Keyboard, Clavitar], Synthesizer [Waves Minimoog, Minimoog, Prophet 5, Oberheim 8 Voice, Yamaha Cs-80, Arp 2600], Clavinet [Hohner], Electric Piano [Rhodes 88 Suitcase Piano], Vocoder [Sennheiser], Synthesizer [Linn-moffett Drum Synthesizer], Computer [Modified Apple Ii Plus Microcomputer], Piano — HERBIE HANCOCK

 

Upon This Rock – Joe Farrell

Digital Crate Digging Continues…checking out some classic jazz / funk / rock  …check out this cut called Upon This Rock  from Joe Farrell…from his album of the same name..

This song has notoriety..due to being sampled by Black Sheep, Rasco, A Tribe Called Quest, MF Doom, Masta Ace, Pete Rock & CL Smooth.

Farrell’s daughter sued Kanye West, Method Man, Redman, Common and their record companies over alleged sampling of the track.

Check out the players and the track…

  • Joe Farrell – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute
  • Herb Bushler – bass
  • Joe Beck – guitar
  • Jim Madison – drums

Webster Lewis – The Love You Give To Me

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out this classic jazz / funk tune from keyboardist Webster Lewis called the Love You Give To Me…

This was from his 8 in the 80’s album. It has that 80’s sound!! It also has a Herbie Hancock feel to it!! That’s because Mr. Hancock assisted on this track on the keyboards…along with Paul Jackson Jr and Wah Wah Watson  on guitar, Nathan Watts on bass and James Gadson on the drums!! check this out!!