Sunday Jazz Continues…R.I.P Wayne Henderson, a trombonist and composer who was a founding member of the Jazz Crusaders, which played straight-ahead bebop beginning in the 1950s and then morphed into leading performers of jazz-funk, died on April 5 in Culver City, Calif. He was 74. This was per the New York Times article dated..4/9/2014.
..Let’s listen to his version of the classic jazz song Lush Life…from his Big Daddy’s Place album from 1977…check out the fine players he has with him..plus the nice track…
Digital Crate Digging Continues…checking out Ronnie Laws – People Make The World Go Round..
This was recorded live at Elisabeth Park in Trenton, Michigan at a music festival As you’ll see behind the stage was a river. Couldn’t find any thing on the musicians playing with him. This courtesy of livegigvideo1 Check it out.
Digital Crate Digging Continues…checking out percussionist Willie Bobo – and his version of Ronnie Law’s Always There. Its produced by Crusaders protege Wayne Henderson
Digital Crate Digging Continues…checking out multi-instrumentalist Bobby Lyles with his version of Night Breeze…made famous by a cat he played with…Ronnie Laws…check out the players and the track…
Bass – Don Beck* Drums – Steve Gutierrez Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Arp String], Composed By – Bobby Lyle Guitar – Roland Bautista Soloist, Trumpet – Oscar Brashear Tenor Saxophone – Ernest Watts*
We were greedy like we were at Ryan’s or Golden Corral; we bit off more than we can chew!
Big ballers said forget the needy!!! continue swagging; get rich or die trying….word from 50 Cent!! check the style; he told you what it do!
Winds of change were blowing while I sat outback on the deck; get a clue my mind was telling me!
Life is hectic…its a bitch!!! She’s strange like Cameo said; but I better hit it my kind were telling me!
Miles Davis told me about the Bitches Brew; told to act like I knew..plus Friends and Strangers were mentioned by Ronnie Laws!
Misbehaving with this…like Iran reverse engineering a US drone? what are some on? armed and dangerous? told to keep it pimping player!! ATLiens told me I better learn to hide my flaws
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