Lee Ritenour – Rio Funk (Live (1997 Ash Grove In Santa Monica)

Sunday Jazz Continues check these menus as this Sunday brunch is served!

It might even be considered dinner for some, once again it’s on! of course out on I-20 in Atlanta is where we swerved!

Some might have observed us sliding into our remote outpost out off of I-20 in Atlanta Getting busy!

We’re dropping this jazz funk on the people, it might even have O-Dog Day Party implications so how you feeling? that’ll determine how the vibe will be!

We’re coming through listening to this Lee Ritenour track called Rio Funk recorded live from Ash Grove in Santa Monica!

We’re coming through with  this sound on this Sunday afternoon but this science dropped is appropriate for any time frame; check out the players and the track as we “holla atcha”

Dizzy Gillespie and Lalo Schifrin / Ozone Madness

Sunday Jazz Continues on a Sunday afternoon;  ah!! spring time in Atlanta!!  you know the pollen rates are off the charts!!
The saga / struggle continues, soon Aries season is over and we’ll in Taurus so who’s for us or against us? revealed in their spirits / hearts..

 But I digress, back to this pollen it’s even got a brotha like me sneezing!!  can we  blame it on the Ozone Madness per Dizzy Gillespie & Lalo Schifrin?

But those guys would say, hey!! it’s not our fault! we’re just dropping this jazz funk!! that’s how they’re living!!

This song could be talking about me…the Brotha O-Zone..and the madness exhibited on this blog!! 

…anyway…let’s check out the players and this funky track!! a good way or us to deal with the ongoing smoke and mirrors / fog..

Check this out at Dizzy Gillespie and Lalo Schifrin / Ozone Madness

George Benson / Star Of A Story

Digital Crate Digging Continues on this Saturday afternoon, we’re in the lab chilling!

Cooling out!! spazzing? I’m ruling out nor trying to go that route so I’m bringing it down a thousand….

…or maybe two so what it do? while crate digging I was reminded during this Jazz Appeciation Month, so we’ll do our due diligence…

…so we’re checking out some soul / jazz from  George Benson  with his version of Heatwave’s Star Of A Story; I know you can dig this!! 

Check it out!! as you can see we’re still in that Afternoon Jazz mode, truth be told!!

Check out the players and the track y’all know Mr. Benson was rocking with the best!! truth be told!!

Check this out at George Benson / Star Of A Story

Norman Connors – Thembi

Digital Crate Digging Continues on this Saturday Night Fever edition; we were discoing earlier but now we’re chilling…

Chilling out on a rainy Saturday night in Atlanta, we’re lounging like we were earlier but we’re not in our feelings..

That’s the deal / the real  thing!! “holla at me” if you understand a brotha just trying to get his mind right..

….plus trying to get breakbeat scientific; “y’all know how we do”; we’re dropping this good music and this insight..

We’ll take flight on this Saturday night listening to some soul jazz from Norman Connors with a track called Thembi

Alright? check out the all star players that deserve honors and this smootj track to see what the deal will be!

Check this out at Norman Connors – Thembi

Azar Lawrence – “People Moving”

Sunday Jazz Continues errr I mean Digital Crate Digging Continues per this Throwback Thursday edition 

Not trying to spaz on this Rainy Night In Georgia per Brook Benton that’s not how we’re living!

Ready to razz a joker like a comedian? Naw! I’m just chilling on this cool night.. Sounds will blast plus we’ll drop this insight..

…lets get into some jazz / funk…checking out McCoy Tyner protege saxophonist Azar Lawrence  with a cut called People Moving; off of his album of the same name…

This album was produced by  Skip Scarborough, featuring some of the funkiest jazz players on planet Earth / in the game!

Check this out at Azar Lawrence – “People Moving”

George Benson – Off Broadway

Digital Crate Digging Continues as we try to keep the HumpDay Extravaganza segment going!!

The saga / struggle continues aka life goes on, getting over the hump is the business!! we’re trying to keep this thing going!!

A brotha is just “going for what he’s knowing” not stumped by the questions on the multiple choice test..

God is blessing us, it’s showing even in the midst of this ongoing chaos and mayhem!! it’s all just a test…

Oh yes!! it’s a just a  test of the emergency broadcast system, to the Lord we’re praying!! Lord Help Is The Battle Cry!!

Oh yes!! now who’ll work with me? it’s like George Benson On Broadway work was put it, trying to make it happen captain? why ask why?

Feeling spry!! grateful, chilling like this George Benson  Off Broadway track, I’m back!! check out the players and the track!!

Noticed it was written by Rod Temperton  and produced by Quincy Jones, back in the day they were pimping in these  musical zones man!! but it’s not a simple thing! those that know will “holla back”

Check this out at George Benson – Off Broadway

Harvey Mason – Marching In The Streets

Digital Crate Digging Continues, we’ve got this Flashback Friday thing going in conjunction with O-Dog Day Partying!!

The saga / struggle continues aka life goes on, we’re letting the music play!  check the celebration; we’re dropping the funk son it’s our function while we’re in the heart of this thing!!

The saga / struggle continues aka life goes on in the heart of this and that thing; check the pandemics concerning Covid -19 and racism..

The saga / struggle continues aka life goes on in the heart of this and that thing!! it’s going down from Minneapolis to Atlanta; from Louisville / Newburg and  per Donald Byrd other  spaces and places I’ve been..

It’s going down from Charlotte Mecklenburg  to Johannesburg on up toPluto and Mars, check the other Flashback Friday reference as the Jonzun Crew mentioned Space Is The Place

Act like you knew!! we’re in the heart of this thing as Black Lives Matter marches are worldwide; taking that funky drummer  Harvey Mason’sadvice?  Marching In The Streets!!  check out the all star players and the track, they’re on the case..

Check this out at Harvey Mason – Marching In The Streets

Victor Feldman’s Generation Band – “Elbowroom”

Sunday Jazz Continues on a Sunday afternoon, we’re broadcasting live from quarantine central..

Oh!! the coronavirus pandemic shelter in place is lifted down here in Georgia but per Ahmaud Arbery priorities haven’t shifted down here in Georgia; racism central?

Trumpism central to this behavior? hell to pay for the eccentric behavior? contrary to the paradigm shift? ideologies clashing/

Beats bumping in response to all this, Sunday Jazzing ;  O-Dog Day Partying in another fashion..

Beats bumping / jamming!! listening to some jazz funk from Victor Feldman’s Generation Band with a track called   “Elbowroom”

…in reference CDC  guidelines concerning six feet per social distancing? rocking a mask not anti – social , showing love from a distance!  multi -tasking per these breakbeat scientific principles!! check out the players and this track that’ll boom!!

Check this out at Victor Feldman’s Generation Band – “Elbowroom”

Victor Feldman’s Generation Band “You Bring Me Up”

Sunday Jazz Continues, check us out!! we’ve had a pretty good set going, so whatcha knowing?

The saga / struggle continues; life goes on!! from Brazil to Italy to here in the ATL sounds are dropped!! we’re going for what we’re knowing!!

The saga / struggle continues; life goes on!! that’s the deal, so we’re going for what we’re knowing providing the soundtrack..

…plus we provide this eclectic rhetoric can you dig it? starting off the month of December strong like we’re protesting in Hong Kong when we bring it back!!

Don’t you feel it, it’s electric? hot like Amazon forest fires started by Leonardo DeCaprio? naw bro!! jokers like Jair Bolsonaro are rolling  like Boris Johnson; they follow that belligerent Donald Trump script!!

..over at the NATO meeting, will he flip? O-Zone already knows what’s up with it, meanwhile down I-20 in Atlanta we dip…

…going for what we know;  setting off the disco inferno with some disco jazz / jazz funk from Victor Feldman’s Generation Band with a track called   “You Bring Me Up”

Disco jazz / jazz funk is what we’re greeting you with check the style!! check out the players and the track to see what’s up!

Check this out at Victor Feldman’s Generation Band “You Bring Me Up”

 

Smooth Jazz Session Mix 139

Sunday Jazz errr I mean Digital Crate Digging Continues; excuse a dude for being on that jazz vibe..

It’s going down a what I refer to as a Terrible / Terrific Tuesday because things can play out either way; please!! these jokers might try to spaz on the tribe!!

It’s going down after we pray and keep it moving!! staying alive like the BeeGees mentioned!! expecting a positive outcome so we’ll pull out the drum and keep grooving!!

Attitude adjustments will occur, with a dude some will confer!! they’ll keep it moving and grooving!!

Attitude adjustments will occur per this Sunday Jazzing on a Tuesday!! we’re listening to Smooth Jazz Session Mix 139..

This is courtesy of Smooth Jazz Nation Power with DJ Equip Mode providing the sonic reign shower!! using this jazz to get our minds right!! check the playlist and the mix, relax your mind!!

Track List:

1.Spyro Grya – Morning Dance

2.Spyro Grya – Shaker

3.Steve Cole – Neo Soul

4.Lee Ritenour – Night Rhythms

5.Rick Braun – Hollywood & Vine

6.Darren Rahn – Magnetic

7.The JT Project – Backyard Brew

8.Chuck Loeb – Bring It

9.Gregg Karukas – Chasing The Wind

10.Bryon Miller – Everybody Loves The Sunshine

11.Walter Beasley – Expressway

12.Phil Davis – A Peacful Place