Weather Report / Cucumber Slumber

Sunday Jazz Continues..checking out this classic track from Weather Report  called Cucumber Slumber…from the Mysterious Traveller album. Check out the players and the track..

Drums – Ishmael Wilburn Electric Bass – Alphonso Johnson Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Eml] – Josef Zawinul* Percussion – Dom Um Romao, Ray Baretto* Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Wayne Shorter


Sean Khan ‘Mahjong’

Digital Crate Digging Continues…..checking out Sean Khan  with his version of  Wayne Shorter’s cut ‘Mahjong’…..

Had a song by Mr. Khan earlier….Troubled Times with his group the SK Radicals.. check out the players and the track….

Weather Report – Boogie Woogie Waltz

Sunday Jazz Continues..checking out this classic cut from Weather Report called Boogie Woogie Waltz. Check out the players and the track…

Bass – Miroslav Vitous Drums – Mershel Dwellingham* Electric Bass – Andrew White Keyboards – Joe Zawinul Percussion – Dom Um Romao Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Wayne Shorter Written-By – J. Zawinul*


Carlos Santana & Wayne Shorter – Once It’s Gotcha

Sunday Jazz Continues….checking out some classic jazz / funk  / rock from none other than Carlos Santana & Wayne Shorter with a track called  Once It’s Gotcha.

This was recorded live at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1988.  They have some all star musicians rolling with them!! Check out the band and the funky track!!


Wayne Shorter Quartet – Joy Rider (Jazz á Vienne 2010)

Digital Crate Digging Continues….checking out the Wayne Shorter Quartet  with a  live cut  called Joy Rider  played at the  Jazz á Vienne 2010  at the Theatre Antique,  in Vienne, France on June 29th, 2010. the players and the track?

Wayne Shorter: Saxophone….Danilo Perez: Piano
John Patitucci: Bass….Brian Blade: Drums

Wayne Shorter : Witch Hunt

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out saxophonist Wayne Shorter…with this classic cut Witch Hunt…off of his Speak No Evil album…he has an all-star cast rolling with him…check out the players and the track!!


Wayne Shorter – Deluge

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out one of my favorites..Wayne Shorter…tenor sax man..extraordinaire!! check out this cut called Deluge from his Ju Ju album…McCoy Tyner (piano); Reggie Workman (bass); Elvin Jones (drums) are helping him “put work in” …check this out…

Wayne Shorter – Black Nile

Sunday Jazz Continues…man this is a hot track!! Wayne Shorter with a cut called Black Nile

…of course Mr. Shorter is playing that tenor saxophone….with Lee Morgan (trumpet)….McCoy Tyner (piano); Reggie Workman (bass) and  Elvin Jones (drums) helping him out

…ladies and gentlemen? that’s an all star line up!! check this out!!

THE SONIC ASSAULT!!!…..STEADY BOMBARDMENT!!!!: Wayne Shorter – Black Nile.

Damn!! We’re Still Subject To The Authority?

Thought and fashion police were posted up like Dekalb County police on I-20 in Atlanta…soon were subject to the authority!

Caught up the system / matrix; these jokers fake it… its like Dallas and JR Ewing; were dealing with the drama royalty!

Drama kings and queens do their things!! like Phil Jackson calling the New York Knicks clumsy….no loyalty is shown….its all about money, power, and respect!

…..At least that’s what they say;  but at the end of the day they even get played by these gamblers out for a fast buck!! but what did they expect?

Meanwhile O-Zone is cashing reality checks; O-Dizzle makes sound effects…the drums will be the determining f

actor…as alter egos combine;  a dynamic duo!
A dynamic duo like Durant and Westbrooks?  please..were in the middle of it…there’s no rest for us so called

crooks…danger zone residents were universal; from altered Negroes here in the ATL to extraterrestrials out beyond Mars and Pluto!  check out the rest of this article at the Sonic Assault…

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – The Core

Digital Crate Digging Continues….at the 9 to 5 I was listening to hip hop all day…something to keep me ” geeked” or ” hyped” I’m chilling out at the “spot” …in a jazz mood….why not listen to some Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers with Core?

…the players?  Art Blakey on drums…Freddie Hubbard on trumpet….Curtis Fuller on trombone     

 Wayne Shorter on saxophone……Cedar Walton on piano….    Reggie Workman on double bass

Random Thoughts From A Brotha: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers – The Core.