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
Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out drummer Joe Chambers with his cut New World…from his album of the same name..released in 1975..
Check out the players and the track…
JOE CHAMBERS – DRUMS, MARIMBA, VIBES
EDDIE MARTINEZ – ELECTRIC PIANO
HERB BUSHLER – BASS
OMAR CLAY – PERCUSSION
PAUL METZKE – GUITAR
DICK MEZA – SAX (TENOR, SOPRANO)
RAY MANTILLA – LATIN PERCUSSION, CONGA, MISC
Sunday Jazz Continues….listening to one of my favorite artists …Freddie Hubbard!!
Checking out Freddie Hubbard and his classic hit “Happiness Is Now” recorded live in 1980 at the Northsea Jazz festival in Holland. Jazz / funk at its finest..check out the players and the track..
Freddie Hubbard (Trumpet), David Schnitter (Sax), Billy Childs (Keyboards), Larry Klei (Bass), & Sinclair Lott (Drums).
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!!
Sunday Jazz Continues….checking out this jazz / funk / rare groove track from guitarist Gabor Szabo called Keep Smiling..off of his Nightflight album.
Nightflight was an album released by Gábor Szabó, 1976. The song “Keep Smilin’.” was considered the biggest hit of his career. It was a remake of producer Bunny Sigler‘s ..Check out the players and the track..
- Gábor Szabó – guitar / Bunndion Siggalucci – guitar, piano
- Scotty Miller – drums / Johnnie McCann – conga, bongo / Dexter Wansel – synthesizer
Digital Crate Digging Continues….funking things up a little bit….checking out bassist Ray Brown along with saxophonist Michael Brecker…with a cut they called Ray’s New Funk…
Guitarist Ulf Wakenius, Niels Lan Doky on piano and Terri Lyne Carrington on drums round out the rest of the group. Check them out!!
Digital Crate Digging Continues….checking out drummer Norman Connors with his version of Herbie Hancock’s Maiden Voyage. Check out the players and the track!!
Norman Connors – Drums Michael Henderson – Bass, Vocals
Reggie Lucas – Electric Guitar Onaje Allan Gumbs – Piano, Electric Piano, Organ, Synthesizer
Buster Williams – Double Bass Eddie Henderson – Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Gary Bartz – Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone and others
Digital Crate Digging Continues….checking out this jazz funk classic from Brian Auger – Happiness Is Just Around The Bend.
Brian Auger is on the Hammond Organ, Keyboards and Electric piano….with Savannah Grace Auger – Vocals….Derek Frank – Bass and Karma D. Auger – Drums…apparently family members!!
Check them out!! this was recorded live at “Baked Potato”, Hollywood 2004.
Digital Crate Digging Continues….in a jazz / funk mood….checking out this Hardgroove cut from Roy Hargroves RH Factor…its too funky!!
Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out James “Blood” Ulmer‘s Music Revelation Ensemble – “Street Bride” …recorded at the Toronto Jazz Festival in 1993….sort of a jazz / funk /rock thing …check out the players and the track…
James Blood Ulmer – guitar …..Amin Ali – bass ….Cornell Rochester – drums