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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

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Sunday Jazz Continues..checking out this classic groove from percussionist Ralph MacDonald called Jam On The Groove..

This is from his solo debut with Sound of a Drum, with a cast including Grover Washington, Jr., Bob James, and Toots Thielemans  and Eric Gale…check it out!!

Source: THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Ralph MacDonald – Jam On The Groove

Digital Crate Digging Continues per Music Monday!! We’re listening to some disco jazz from   Hank Crawford ‎  with his version of the Motown hit I Hear A Symphony!! Check out the players and the track..

 

 

Digital Crate Digging Continues on a Music Monday!! We’re checking out percussionist Ralph MacDonald with a Latin jazz / funk type of jam called  It Feels So Good.

It not only feels so good..it sounds so good!! check out the players and the track!!

Piano – Arthur Jenkins, Jr

Cowbell, Congas [Solo] – Ralph MacDonald

Soloist, Guitar – Eric Gale

Soloist, Vibraphone [Lead] – Dave Friedman

Timbales – Nicky Marrero

Bass – Williams Slater

 

Sunday Jazz Continues!! We’re listening to some jazz funk from Tom Scott with a track called Apple Juice. Check out the all star players he has rolling with him and the track!!

 

Digital Crate Digging Continues on #FlashbackFriday. We’re checking out some disco jazz from Herbie Mann with a track called Mediterranean. Check out the players and the track…

 

 

Digital Crate Digging Continues!! we’re checking out some latin jazz / disco jazz / jazzdance from Ralph MacDonald ‎ with a track called Universal Rhythm!! Check out the players and the track…

Backing Vocals – Frank Floyd, Tony Wells , Ullanda McCullough, Vivian Cherry, Zack Sanders  / Bass, Guitar – Eric Gale / Congas, Percussion, Electronic Drums [Syndrum] – Ralph MacDonald / Drums – Steve Gadd / Lead Vocals – Yogi Lee / Percussion [Additional] – Joe Brown / Piano – Richard Tee  / Soprano Saxophone – Grover Washington, Jr. Steel Drums – Robert Greenidge  / Strings – Al Brown*, Charles Liboue*, Gene Orloff, Guy Lumia, Jonathan Abramowitz, Julien Barber, Kermit Moore, Lewis Elley*, Marvin Morgenstern, Matthew Ramondi*, Maureen Gallagher, Max Ellen, Paul Gershman, Sanford Allen / Synthesizer [Oberheim A] – William Eaton / Timbales – Nicky Marrero

Digital Crate Digging Continues during Jazz Appreciation Month!! we’re checking out some classic jazz funk / disco jazz from bassist Ron Carter – with a track called Big Fro. Check out the players and the track!!

 

 

Digital Crate Digging Continues during Jazz Appreciation Month!! we’re checking out some classic soul jazz music from Hank Crawford  with his version of Stevie Wonder’s  You’ve Got It Bad Girl. Check out the players and the track..