Ray Brown – Ray’s New Funk

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!!

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Norman Connors – Maiden Voyage

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

Brian Auger – Happiness Is Just Around The Bend (Live at Baked Potato)

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.

 

 

 

James “Blood” Ulmers Music Revelation Ensemble – “Street Bride”

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

 

 

Johnny Hammond – Tell Me What To Do

Sunday Jazz is back after a slight hiatus; kicking things off with Johnny Hammond and  Tell Me What To Do; featuring production by the Mizell brothers..Larry and Fonce.

Those cats were know for their production work with  Bobbi Humphrey and Donald Byrd.

This cut is from the Johnny Hammond  album “Gears” . check out the players and the track…

  • Harvey Mason – Drums    Chuck Rainey – Electric Bass    Craig McMullen, John Rowin – Guitar
  • Roger Glenn – Flute, Vibraphone   Kenneth Nash – Cymbal, Gong, Percussion
  • Hadley Caliman – Tenor Saxophone  Julian Priester – Trombone
  • Michael White – Violin