Dizzy Gillespie / The Last Stroke Of Midnight

Digital Crate Digging Continues!! checking out some disco jazz from  Dizzy Gillespie with a track called The Last Stroke Of Midnight. Check out the players and the track…

Joe Sample – Burnin’ Up The Carnival feat. Flora Purim

Digital Crate Digging Continues..checking out some smooth jazz from Joe Sample – with a track called Burnin’ Up The Carnival feat. Flora Purim . Check out the other players and the track..

Jimmy Smith / Root Down (And Get It)

Digital Crate Digging Continues..checking out this classic jazz funk track from Jimmy Smith – Root Down (and Get It)…..this is from his album of the same name..check out the players and the track..

 

 

Destiny / The Crusaders

Sunday Jazz Continues…checking out one of my favorite jazz groups The Crusaders …with their cut called Destiny.  This is off their Life In The Modern World album released in 1988.

This was kind of a Crusaders reunion album…minus original members Stix Hooper , Wayne Henderson plus others who helped like Hubert Laws and Larry Carlton

Keyboardist Joe Sample and saxophonist Wilton Felder were the only original members but they has some all star players with them. Check out the players and the track…

Bass, Synthesizer [Mb-8 & Midi Bass] — Nathan East
Drums — John Robinson
Guitar — Michael Landau
Percussion — Paulinho da Costa 
Percussion — Lenny Castro
Piano [Yamaha Acoustic], Synthesizer [Forte Midi-moog] — Joe Sample
Saxophone — Wilton Felder

Donald Byrd – Black Byrd

Digital Crate Digging Continues…..checking out this classic jazz / funk track from Donald Byrd…called Black Byrd….this is when he hooked up with the Mizell Brothers to put out that jazz /funk / soul fusion music during the 70″s…on this particular cut the players our…

  • Donald Byrd – trumpet, flugelhorn, electric trumpet, vocals ….Allen Curtis Barnes – flute, oboe, saxophone
  • Roger Glenn – saxophone, flute  Fonce Mizell – trumpet, vocals  …Larry Mizell – vocals

 

Donald Byrd – The Emperor

Sunday Jazz Continues..checking out trumpet master Donald Byrd with a cut called The Emperor off his Ethiopian Knights album; the cut is smoking!!  funky funky funky!! the players are;

  • Joe Sample – organ ……..   Bill Henderson III – electric piano
  • Don Peake, Greg Poree  – guitar    Wilton Felder – electric bass