Noel Pointer ‎– Phantazia

Sunday Jazz Continues!! check us out  as we proceed and continue to do what we do!

Default settings? oh yeah! that means I’m  in jazz / funk mode! I can’t help it! that vibe is  in my genes!! that’s the deal / that’s what it do!

Lets check out  this classic jazz funk with jazz rock vibes from violinist Noel Pointer’s  funky track  Phantazia.

 This was recorded on Blue Note Records in 1977, the 70’s were prime time for that label. 

Since he was on Blue Note you know he has an all star cast playing with him. 

Check out the players and the track!! on this Sunday afternoon or any time frame this is what’s up / this is what’s happening!

Check this out at Noel Pointer ‎– Phantazia

Steve Gadd and The Gadd Gang – Watching The River Flow.

Digital Crate Digging Continues as we combine these Throwback Thursday / Thankful Thursday concepts. 

The saga / struggle continues aka life goes on as the toil and strife goes on, this veteran in the game knows how the sport gets!

One who quits / forfeits plays right into the hands of the apparatus, that’s their preferred status..

..for you;  so what it do? we’ll just proceed and continue to do what we do “holla at you with this”. 

 We’re coming through checking out some soul jazz from Steve Gadd and The Gadd Gang with a track called Watching The River Flow. 

Check out the players and the track, as we proceed and continue with this Afternoon Jazz set, going for what we know!!

Check this out at Steve Gadd and The Gadd Gang – Watching The River Flow.

Joe Thomas – Masada

Digital Crate Digging Continues on a Music Monday as we blast off into the universe; clear the runway!!

…that’s out here on I-20 in Atlanta, the mothership is fueled by breakbeat scientific principles; we’re doing things our way!!

…of course after we pray, gratitude is shown by O-Zone!! now we’ll keep moving and grooving you know?

We’ll pray and keep it moving out here showing and proving!! now we’re back in the lab sheltering in place after social distancing, now showing love from a distance, so what’s up? my constituents know!!

We’re chilling in a safe haven / safe harbor, similar to King Herod’s Masada? naw, bruh!! but in the lab / rock solid fortress listening to  Joe Thomas with a track called Masada

We’re misbehaving with this? naysayers were playing it like that and this, I heard what was said by another!!

..we weren’t misled, meanwhile  check out the all star players on this track!!

Check this out at Joe Thomas – Masada

The Manhattan Transfer – On The Boulevard

Sunday Jazz Continues; excuse us but we’re in the lab chilling out…

We’re marinating like some seasoned ribs in the fridge that won’t be cooked until tomorrow!! shady dealing? we’re ruling out!!

They’re hating, a lot of foolishness out here!! they’ll have you asking questions / second guessing…

Late with this thing? WTF? (What’s That Foolishness?) was the question from O-Zone earlier; we’ve all got work to do to continue receiving the Lord’s blessing..

Late with this thing? naw!! we’re schooling some with this thing!! just got back from out in those Atlanta streets; letting some know it’s hard on the boulevard…

Late with this thing? naw, we’re right on time from NYC / Manhattan to here in Atlanta; listening to The Manhattan Transfer with a track called  On The Boulevard..

Mentioned it’s hard on the boulevard, it’s not like living in Hudson Yards  in Midtown Manhattan; even Amazon is joining them..

Pay attention!!  in the meantime and between time check out the players and this smooth track!! it’s on once again!!

 

 

Eric Gale – Sara Smile

Sunday Jazz Continues!! check us out as a little digital crate digging will be involved…

The saga / struggle continues, can you dig it? during the ongoing process we jumped to the the conclusion that it’s rough out here, but we evolved..

The saga / struggle continues,  threw some salve on the wounds and kept it moving / grooving..

Chilling out on this Sunday evening after coming out odd and even in the ongoing crap game; life is a gamble,  winning and losing..

Shady dealing out here in Babylon? oh yes, once again it’s on!! we rebuke it with this sound!! listening to Eric Gale with his version of the the Hall and Oates track Sara Smile..

They’re killing it!! check out the all star players he has rolling with him and the track; they’ve got a reggae twist to it, but something tells me it’ll make you smile!!

Check this out at https://t.co/5354AEB4vY?amp=1

 Eric Gale – Lookin’ Good

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

Hank Crawford ‎– I Hear A Symphony

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..

 

 

Hubert Laws – I Had A Dream

Digital Crate Digging Continues per Saturday Night Fever!! We’re listening to this smooth track from Hubert Laws called I Had A Dream. Check out the players and the track..

 

Al Jarreau – Distracted

Digital Crate Digging Continues on this Throwback Thursday!! Now, you know a dude had to show some respect to Al Jarreau; check out his track Distracted!! Check out the all star players rolling with him!! May he rest in peace / power, but his music / spirit lives on!! Let’s Go!!

Alto Saxophone, Soloist – Lon Price /Arranged By [Horn], Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Jerry Hey / Arranged By [Rhythm] – Al Jarreau, Jay Graydon / Backing Vocals – Al Jarreau / Bass – Abe Laboriel / Drums – Steve Gadd /  Electric Guitar – Jay Graydon / Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – George Duke / Synthesizer – Steve George / Trombone – Bill Reichenbach  / Trumpet – Chuck Findley /  Written-By – Al Jarreau

 

 

Tom Scott ‎– Apple Juice

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!!