Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Chico Hamilton Passes Away At 92

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Chico Hamilton passes away at 92

NEW YORK (AP)Foreststorn "Chico" Hamilton, an influential jazz drummer and bandleader who was an architect of the West Coast cool jazz style and was known for discovering young talent, has died. He was 92.
His publicist, April Thibeault, said Hamilton died Monday night of natural causes at his home in New York.
A National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master who was saluted as a Living Jazz Legend by the Kennedy Center, Hamilton recorded more than 60 albums as a bandleader, beginning in the 1950s, and also appeared in and scored films.
He continued playing into his 90s and recorded an album "Inquiring Minds" last month with his Euphoria ensemble scheduled for release in early 2014.
Some of the future jazz stars nurtured in his bands included guitarists Jim Hall, Gabor Szabo and Larry Coryell, saxophonists Eric Dolphy and Charles Lloyd, and bassist Ron Carter.
Born in 1921 in Los Angeles, Hamilton performed in a high school jazz band that included saxophonist Dexter Gordon, bassist Charles Mingus and other classmates destined to become jazz greats. He told jazz writer Marc Myers that he believes he acquired the name Chico because "I was always a small dude."
He worked as a sideman in the 1940s with Slim Gaillard, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie and others. He toured with singer Lena Horne from 1948-55, and between tours did studio work and played with bands in Los Angeles.
That's where he hooked up with baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan in 1952. Hamilton's subtle, creative drum playing was a key component of Mulligan's groundbreaking piano-less quartet featuring trumpeter Chet Baker that was pivotal in the creation of the mellower, more lyrical West Coast cool jazz sound. Hamilton's understated, seductive approach to the drums contrasted with the driving, hard-bop style typified by East Coast drummer Art Blakey.
"I've always seen the drums as a melodic instrument, not a percussive one," Hamilton told Myers in 2009. "I developed a touch. It may not be as loud but it's mine."
Among those inspired by Hamilton was Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who as a teenager heard a recording by Mulligan's quartet.
"As it happened, Chico Hamilton was playing drums on the first record I bought," Watts said in a Los Angeles Times interview. "I can't really explain how the music made me feel. It was just something with the sound of the brushes. But I just fell in love with it."

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Watts later was interviewed for the 1994 documentary "Chico Hamilton: Dancing to a Different Drummer" and made a guest appearance on Hamilton's 2001 album "Foreststorn."
In 1955, Hamilton began his career as a bandleader. He recorded his first album as a leader for the Pacific Jazz label in a trio with bassist George Duvivier and guitarist Howard Roberts that was noteworthy because all three musicians played as soloists rather than strictly as rhythm section players.
Later that year, he formed an unusually instrumented chamber jazz quintet — which included cellist Fred Katz, flutist Buddy Collette and guitarist Hall — that became one of the most influential West Coast jazz bands and gained national prominence.
The group — with flutist Paul Horn and guitarist John Pisano — made a cameo appearance in the 1957 Burt Lancaster-Tony Curtis film, "Sweet Smell of Success." Hamilton's band — with Dolphy on flute — gave a memorable performance in the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival documentary "Jazz on a Summer's Day." He later revamped the band's sound, replacing the cellist with a trombonist, to give it a bluesier, more hard-edged sound, recording albums for the Impulse, Columbia and Soul Jazz labels.
In the mid-1960s, Hamilton formed a company to score films and commercials. He wrote the music for the 1967 movie "Repulsion," director Roman Polanski's first English-language film, and also composed the theme for the TV cartoon series "The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show."
In 1987, Hamilton was a founding member of the jazz faculty at the New School University, where his students included John Popper of Blues Traveler and Eric Schenkman of The Spin Doctors. That same year he formed a new band called Euphoria that toured and recorded extensively for the independent Joyous Shout! label, including releasing four new albums to celebrate his 85th birthday in 2006.
Hamilton is survived by his daughter, Denise; his brother Don; one granddaughter and two great-granddaughters. His wife, Helen, and his brother, Bernie, an actor who played the police captain in the TV series "Starsky and Hutch," both died in 2008.
(Yahoo news)

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Chico Hamilton
“Peregrinations”
( LP Blue Note Records, 1975 )
Catalog # BN-LA520-G

Tracklisting:
A1 – V-O
A2 – The Morning Side Of Love
A3 – Abdullah And Abraham
A4 – Andy’s Walk
A5 – Peregrinations
B1 – Sweet Dreams
B2 – Little Lisa
B3 – Space For Stacy
B4 – On And Off
B5 – It’s About That Time

Personnel & Credits:
Bass – Steve Turre
Congas, Bongos, Percussion – Abdullah
Drums, Percussion – Chico Hamilton
Engineer – Don Hahn
Guitar – Barry Finnerty, Joe Beck
Horns – Arnie Lawrence, Arthur Blythe, Steve Turre
Keyboards – Jerry Peters
Mixed By, Mastered By – Baker Bigsby
Synthesizer [Programming] – Charlotte Politte
Vocals – Julia Tillman, Luther Waters, Maxine Willard, Oren Waters

Notes:
Rhythm tracks recorded at A&R Recording Studios, New York, NY
Mixed at Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA
Mastered at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA

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Review:
This unusual LP, the first of three featuring altoist Arthur Blythe with drummer Chico Hamilton’s mid-’70s group, has an uncomfortable mixture of advanced jazz and commercial elements. Hamilton is joined by a large rhythm section that includes Steve Turre (on electric bass) and guitarists Barry Finnerty and Joe Beck, along with Blythe, Arnie Lawrence on soprano, the keyboards of Jerry Peters, and several vocalists. The overall effect is a bit weird, dated but with some colorful moments.
By Scott Yanow (AMG)

Chico Hamilton's Nomad LP Review here
Original post: 29/08/2009
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Monday, 25 November 2013

MFSRadio Presents: Crazy

MFSRadio Presents:
Crazy


Tracklisting:
01 Alan Parsons Project - I Wouldn't More Be Like You
02 Toto - Waiting For Your Love
03 Simply Red - Red Box
04 Mayer Hawthorne - A Long Time
05 Quincy Jones Feat. Snoop Dogg - Get the Funk Out of My Face
06 Munk Ft. Asia Argento - Live Fast Die Old
07 K-Maxx - Dreamin' Of You
08 Pomrad - Dans
09 Anthony Watson - I Can’t Stop This Feeling
10 Rojai & E Live - Hard Pressed
11 Ornette - Crazy (Noze Remix)
12 Midnight Magic - Beam Me Up
13 Simian Mobile Disco - Cruel Intensions (Heartbreak Slow Action Remix)
14 Gregory Porter - 1960 What (Opolopo Kick & Bass Rerub) (Nova's Edit)
15 Jamiroquai - White Knuckle Ride
16 Baba Nation - Chemical Mind
17 Janelle Monáe - Dorothy Dandridge Eyes (feat. Esperanza Spalding)

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Record Of The Week: DJ Prince - Latin Disco Anthem

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DJ Prince - Latin Disco Anthem

Ready for a party?
Produced & Mixed by DJ Prince (Norway)
www.djprincenorway.com
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Sunday, 24 November 2013

Andy's Jazz Show #193

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Andy's Jazz Show #193


Show #193:
Little Bebop Drummer Boy - Les De Merle from On Fire
Ralph's New Blues - Oliver Nelson from Straight Ahead
Changes - Etta James from Changes
Weird Blues - Ray Drummond from Camera In A Bag
Pot Luck - Wynton Kelly from Kelly At Midnight
Keep Walkin' - Eddie Jefferson from Letter From Home
I Feel The Earth Move - Grover Washington Jr from Discovery
Milestones - Al Haig from Milestones
Hard Work - John Handy from Hard Work
The Zodiac - Down To The Bone from The Best Of
3Play George Duke
Hip Pockets (With Billy Cobham) from Live In Europe
In A Mellow Tone from In A Mellow Tone
Party Down from Follow The Rainbow
Good Morning - Wilbert Longmire from Sunny Side Up
Jon And Billy - Jon Faddis & Billy Harper from Jon And Billy
A Thrill From The Blues - Milt Jackson from Statements
Sportin' - Willis Jackson from Legends Of Acid Jazz
Echoes Of Blue - Freddie Hubbard from Echoes Of Blue

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Friday, 22 November 2013

DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak 17-04-1977 (Bologna)

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DJ Miki Discoteca Ciak 
17-04-1977 (Bologna)

Live set mixed by DJ Miki at Ciak Disco, Bologna, Italy
Total Time: 00:41:55
From the original Musicassette Tape
Remastered by DJ Miki

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Monday, 18 November 2013

MFSRadio Presents: BaBy

MFSRadio Presents:
BaBy


Tracklisting:
01 Mario Biondi & the U.G. - My Girl
02 The Diplomats of Solid Sound - B-A-B-Y
03 Andre Williams & The Diplomats Of Solid Sound - Prove It To Me
04 Aloe Blacc - Loving You Is Killing Me
05 Ricky Fanté - He Don't Love You
06 Cee Lo Green - Forget You
07 Daytoner - All I Want
08 Maloko - In The Midnight Hour (Medley I)
09 Valique - Latch (Alt Version)
10 Funk'n'Stein The Band - W.G.T.A.
11 Dr. Rubberfunk - Northern Comfort (Featuring John Turrell)
12 Deep Street Soul - Straighten Out
13 The Freebeez - Freebeez (Radio Edit)
14 The Impellers - Greenwich Meme Time
15 The James Taylor Quartet - Senouci Pt 1
16 Hugo Kant - Thou Shalt Not Kill (Scratch by Zé Mateo - Chinese Man)

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Record Of The Week: Sylvester - Down Down Down (Pied Piper Crack House Dub)

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Sylvester 
Down Down Down 
(Pied Piper Crack House Dub)

REGROOVED BY PIED PIPER

Written-By – Sylvester
Arranged By [Rhythm Arrangements] – Tip-N-Syl
Arranged By [Strings And Horns] – Leslie Drayton
Backing Vocals – Izora Rhodes, Martha Wash
Bass – John Dunstan
Co-producer, Lead Vocals – Sylvester
Drums – Sandyjack Reiner
Guitar – Tip Wirrick
Keyboards – Dan Reich
Percussion – David Frazier
Producer – Harvey Fuqua

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Release/catalogue number:
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Sunday, 17 November 2013

Andy's Jazz Show #192

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Andy's Jazz Show #192

Show #192:
Goldfinger - Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers from Tough!
Walkin' - Joey DeFrancesco from One Take (Volume 1).
Help Me Make It Through The Night / Rainy Night In Georgia - Cornell Dupree from Doin' Alright.
Goin' Out Of My Head - David Hazeltine from Blues Quarter Vol.2
Lansana's Priestess - Donald Byrd from The Best Of.
Pick UpThe Pieces - The Phil Collins Big Band from A Hot Night In Paris.
Spontaneous Combustion - Canonball Adderley from Spontaneous Combustion.
Ya Dig! - Timo Lassy from The More I Look At You.
3Play from Ronnie Laws;
O.T.B.A Law - Ronnie Laws from Every Generation.
Night Breeze from Fever.
All For You from Flame.
Come Together - George Duke from Save The Country.
Broadway - Jaki Byard from The Jaki Byard Quartet Live Vol.1.
Funky Picante - Marc Antoine from Mediterraneo.
Samba Pa Ti / Maputo - Dylan Cramer from Alto.
La Vie En Rose - Andre Ceccarelli from Avenue Des Biables Bleu.
This Here - Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers from Swiss Radio 1960.

http://2wisejazzheads.blogspot.com.br/2013/11/andys-jazz-show-192.html

A great show that I really enjoyed putting together. The 3Play is from Ronnie Laws, I feature a cracking tune from The Phil Collins Big Band and for the first time I feature an excellent musician
Dylan Cramer . Plenty more to come from Dylan over the next few months. As always download the show and enjoy it but buy music to support and encourage musicians, they're not all as rich as Phil Collins!

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Thursday, 14 November 2013

Andy's Jazz Shows #190 & #191

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Andy's Jazz Shows #190 & #191

Well it's been a while since I posted but I'd like to say thanks to everybody that sent nice messages to me at such a difficult time. Obviously the show hasn't been a priority over the last month and a few playlists haven't been compiled, if you need any track info drop me a line and I'll do my best. I'll pick up with the 2 most recents shows and hope you like my selections.
Cheers Andy

Show #190:
People Make The World Go Round - JTQ from Plays Motown
Fever - Joe Sample & Lalah Hathaway
Parisienne Girl - Incognito from Jazz Funk
Six Nine Shuffle - Altitude 12" Single
Love Don't Live Here Anymore - Morrissey Mullen 12" Single
Down And Up Again - Carlos Garnett from Under Nubian Skies
My Blue Heaven - Bennie Green from Bennie Green With Art Farmer
Gettin' To It - Christian McBride from Gettin' To It
Blues For Ant-Man - Steve Davis from The Jaunt
Brillin' And Bluin' - Bill Jennings from Glide On
Poinciana -David Sanborn from Closer
3Play Georgie Fame
Jumpin' With Symphony Sid from The Blues And Me
Get On The Right Track from EP Columbia SEG8393
I Love The Life I Live from EP Columbia SEG8393
After The Party - Adriana Evans
A Kind Of Latin Rhythm - JuJu Orchestra
Bossa Nova Garden Party - Vince Guaraldi Trio
I've Got My Mojo Workin'- Joey DeFrancesco & Jimmy Smith from Legacy
Filthy Fingers - Mark De Clive-Low from Take The Space Trane
Extension - Don Friedman from Metamorphosis
What You Won't Do For Love - Bobby Caldwell
If I Ever Lose This Heaven - Jonathan Butler & Maysa
Send One Your Love - Dylan Cramer from Alto

Show #191:
Love Eyes / Can't Hide Love - Art Webb
Down Here On The Ground - Grant Green from Alive!
Lover Come Back To Me - Dianne Schuur from Schuur Fire
Junior Is Black - Idea 6 from Steppin' Out
Matrix - Dizzy Gillespie from The Real Thing
If You Want / State Of Mind - Raul Midon from Live Edition
Harold's House Of Jazz - Don Patterson from Movin' Up
Black Ice - Jeff Lorber from Soft Space
Blisters - David "Fathead" Newman from Lone Star Legend
3Play Adriana Evans
Love Me from Adriana Evans
Love Is All Around from Adriana Evans
Bluebird in Bahia (Promo)
Every Generation - Ronnie Laws from Every Generation
I Can't Make You Love Me - Nancy Wilson & Grover Washington Jr
Lovely Day - Wilbert Longmire from Sunny Side Up
Life In The City - Jazz Crusaders from Soul Axess
From The Point Of Life - Azar Lawrence from Summer Solstice
Parker's Mood - Sadao Watanabe from Parker's Mood Live
Shoulda Known - William Galison & Madelaine Peyroux from Got You On My Mind
My Cherie Amour - Jon Lucien from I Am Now
New York Hotel - The New 5 from Introducing The New 5

http://2wisejazzheads.blogspot.com.br/2013/11/andys-jazz-shows-190-191.html

Email as always is Andysjazzshow@gmail.com

Show 190 http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/velgeo
Show 191 http://www.sendspace.com/pro/dl/nvpt9l

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013

PHARAOH PODCAST - SUMMER’S GONE MIX - Nov. 10th 2013

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PHARAOH PODCAST 
SUMMER’S GONE MIX - Nov. 10th 2013
Vinyl Dj Set (except *)

Tracklisting:
1 – Electric Street Orchestra (Prod. by Jeedo) – Reconstruction
2 – José Manuel feat. Charlotte La Rouge – Les Regrets (Cosmic Metal Mother’s – Free Your Mind Mix)
3 – Donato Capozzi – Summer’s Gone
4 – XDB/Patrice Scott – Modula
5 – * Livio Improta – Tr or Her ( Fore.Rotta EP)
6 – Space Dimension Controller – First Glance (Correlation # 1)
7 – Kyle Hall – Slow Dancensteppn On Toes
8 – Isoul 8 feat. Kaidi Tatham – How I Feel
9 – Florian Kupfer – Feelin
10 – Deep 88 – Me, Myself And An MPC
11 - * We Are Mam – 2.4
12 – Z Formation EP : Nick Holder – Beyond The Bounds
13 – Benny Bobby Boogie – Rated X (Re-Make) – Hip Hop Mix
14 – Santiago Salazar – Technik (Original)
15 – * Vince Watson – Mystical Rythm
16 – 280 West – Scattered Dreams (Boom Chocka Boom Mix)
17 - Funkineven – Aviator (Species EP)
18 – Soundtrack For No Film Vol. 2 : 291 out – Inside You

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Monday, 11 November 2013

Record Of The Week: ARTHUR BAKER - BREAKERS REVENGE (FREESTYLERS REMIX)

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ARTHUR BAKER 
BREAKERS REVENGE 
(FREESTYLERS REMIX)

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MFSRadio Presents: Summer Is Over

MFSRadio Presents:
Summer Is Over


Tracklisting:
01 Ntjam Rosie - Thinkin' About You
02 Yuna - Falling
03 Amy Meredith - Fun
04 The Sounds - Hurt The Ones I Love
05 John Newman - Love Me Again
06 Leaves - Ocean
07 Prefab Sprout - The Best Jewel Thief in the World
08 Loon Lake - City Lights
09 The Proctors - Trouble with Forever
11 Capital Cities - Safe And Sound
12 Anoraak - Summer Is Over
13 Active Child - Calling In The Name Of Love
14 Diane Birch - Speak A Little Louder
15 Mutual Benefit - Golden Wake
16 Aloa Input - Going Home
17 Arcade Fire - Afterlife

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MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

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Friday, 8 November 2013

Herbie Hancock's Secrets (1976)

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Herbie Hancock

''Secrets''
( LP Columbia Records, US, 1976 )
Catalog # PC 34280

Herbert Jeffrey Hancock. American pianist, keyboardist, composer, band leader. Born 12 April 1940 in Chicago, Illinois.
Hancock is one of the best known modern jazz composers, creator of “Watermelon man” (which has been a basic reference point throughout his career), “Maiden Voyage”, “Dolphin Dance”, right through to the dance grooves of “Rockit”. Hancock also has the distinction of having made the largest-selling jazz record of all time in “Head Hunters”.

Tracklisting:
A1 Doin' It 8:00
A2 People Music 7:07
A3 Cantelope Island 7:06
B1 Spider 7:20
B2 Gentle Thoughts 7:01
B3 Swamp Rat 6:25
B4 Sansho Shima 4:50

Personnel & Credits:
Producer – David Rubinson And Friends Inc., Herbie Hancock
Art Baldacci Vocals, Vocals (Background)
Phill Brown Mastering
Fred Catero Engineer
Ron Coro Art Direction
Fred Dobbs Vocals, Vocals (Background)
Mike Fusaro Engineer
James Gadson Drums, Vocals (Background)
Herbert Greene Photography
Herbie Hancock Arp, Arp Echoplex, Clavinet, Composer, Keyboards, Micro Moog, Moog Synthesizer, Piano, Piano (Electric), Producer, Synthesizer, Vocals
George Horn Mastering
Paul Jackson Bass, Composer
Don Kerr Vocals, Vocals (Background)
James Levi Drums
Chris Mancini Vocals, Vocals (Background)
Bennie Maupin Clarinet (Bass), Lyre, Lyricon, Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor), Saxello
Kenneth Nash Percussion
Ray Parker, Jr. Bass, Guitar, Vocals (Background)
Melvin "Wah Wah" Ragin Composer
David Rubinson Engineer, Producer
Julia Tillman Waters Vocals
Wah Wah Watson Associate Producer, Bass, Guitar, Sampling, Sequencing, Synthesizer, Voice Bag

Notes:
Format:Vinyl, LP
Country:US
Released:13 Aug 1976

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''Spider''

Reviews:
By Richard S. Ginell (AMG):
Having long since established his funk credentials, Herbie Hancock continues the direction of Head Hunters and its U.S. successors here, welding himself to the groove on electric keyboards while Bennie Maupin again shines sardonic beams of light on a variety of reeds. In "Doin' It," the most successful track, Hancock makes a more overt bid for the dancefloor, for the tune is basically one long irresistible groove with a very commercial-sounding bridge. Again Hancock chooses to recompose one of his standards; "Cantelope Island" is almost unrecognizable converted into a sauntering, swaggering thing. A streamlining process has set in -- the drumming has been simplified, some of the old high-voltage drive has been muted -- yet there are still enough enjoyable, intelligently musical things happening here to hold a Hancock admirer's attention.

Secrets is a 1976 jazz-funk fusion album by keyboard player Herbie Hancock.
The album clearly followed from its predecessor Man-Child. As ever, Paul Jackson's basslines were critical, and the other regular member Bennie Maupin continued to provide most of the solos alongside Hancock. Man-Child had seen the addition of electric guitar to Hancock's sound, and Secrets saw the guitar's place in the arrangements rise to crucial importance throughout. The flamboyant rhythm guitar contributions of top Motown session musician Wah Wah Watson are a particularly notable feature of the album.
Where Man-Child was evenly divided between up-tempo and laid-back tracks, Secrets emphasised the more mellow, softly rounded mood. Even the more up-tempo tracks, "Doin' It" and "Cantaloupe Island", are suffused with a relaxed Caribbean influence, and overall the album tends towards restrained, rolling grooves rather than overtly high-energy funk. Appropriately, Hancock spent much of his time using the mellow tones of the Rhodes piano, and took advantage of the new polyphonic synthesizers to contribute thick pads, foreshadowing ambient music.
Although summery and mellow, the album was far from lounge music, with some extremely abstract and intense sections, particular in the latter half; it is also entirely instrumental beside the "Jus' keep on doin' it" chants of the opening track. Subsequent Hancock albums saw the addition of more vocoded lead vocals and disco influences.
The Secrets line-up performed "Spider" (from this LP) and "Hang Up Your Hang-Ups" (from Man-Child) at the V.S.O.P. concert in the summer of 1976.
From Wikipedia

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Secrets is Herbie Hancock's fourth album since Head Hunters, whose huge crossover sales in 1973 preceded similar successes by musicians like Grover Washington Jr. and George Benson. And though complaints have cropped up ad nauseam, saying that Hancock's electric funk sold out as well as broke out, the fact remains that his instrumentals have been the most sophisticated and original in a genre they virtually created. Endless imitations provide the evidence.
But after all those imitations, Hancock's music is not nearly so new. And he compounds the problem by trying to find another hit of the same magnitude as "Chameleon," the song that made Head Hunters a monster seller. Though Secrets is attractive, it's doubtful that any of its tracks will become hit singles, and Hancock may have painted himself into a corner.
Still, Secrets is something of a departure for Hancock. A major difference is band personnel, the key being the addition of Wah Wah Watson (aka Melvin Ragin). Watson's guitar and vocals have altered the sound of the band, while his production assistance and songwriting (he cowrote five of the seven tracks) have altered the content. Wah Wah's presence tends to zip Herbie into a formulaic straightjacket.
The immediate example is the album's opener, the disco-ish "Doin' It," which for two minutes is an absolute killer, but then boringly repeats itself for another six minutes. The rest of the first side fares only slightly better; "People Music" is intriguing, but explores the same dreamy terrain Hancock described in older songs such as "Butterfly."
Side two is far better, its four tracks building as one entity through neat (but not too cute) segues to a galvanic finish where Herbie adds to his solo, with characteristic humor and imagination, quotes from "Wade in the Water" and "A Love Supreme."
Overall, Secrets is too limited a representation of Hancock's musicality. And there is no acoustic piano; for that, you have to hear Herbie's brilliant soloing on Jaco Pastorius (the solo album by Weather Report's new bass guitarist) or The Jewel in the Lotus, by Herbie's one-man horn section, Bennie Maupin.
By Conrad Silvert (Rolling Stone)

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''People Music''

On Line:
AMG
Discogs
Rolling Stone
Wikipedia
Amazon
Herbie Hancock Discography

Original post: 30/04/2008

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Monday, 4 November 2013

MFSRadio Presents: Honey

MFSRadio Presents:
Honey


Tracklisting:
01 Dirk De Boeck - Man On the Road (feat. Ron Carter)
02 Swing Republic, Howlin'Wolf - Cryin' At Daybreak
03 Fort Knox Five - Insight feat. Asheru
04 John Turrell - To The City
05 Elvis Costello & The Roots - Walk Us Uptown
06 Frank Mcdonald, Chris Rae, Gerry Shury & Barry De Souza - Bass Drive
07 Sinkane - Runnin'
08 Galactic - Something's Wrong With This Picture
09 Moby - Honey
10 Charles Bradley - Love Bug Blues
11 Doctorfunk - Back in Black
12 Global Noize - You Can Make It If You Try
13 Cyril Neville - Magic Honey
14 Nils Landgren Funk Unit - Don't Wannit
15 Lady - Get Ready
16 Mick Hucknall - The Girl That Radiates That Charm

Selected & Compiled by Rob
A My Favourite Sound© Production, 2013
MFS©: The Only & Original Since 2006

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Record Of The Week: Bar-Kays - Give It Up 12''

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Bar-Kays - Give It Up 12''
Mercury – MK-87
7:49 - (BPM 116)


Credits:
Producer – Allen Jones
Written-By – A. Jones, C. Allen, F. Thompson, H. Henderson, J. Alexander,
L. Dodson, L. Smith, M. Beard, W. Stewart
Notes
Special Promotional 12" Disc
Promotion Copy
Not For Sale 73
From Mercury's album SRM-1-3732 "Light Of Life"
1978 Phonogram, Inc.
Arranged By [Horns And Strings] – Allen A. Jones, Bar-Kays, The

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Friday, 1 November 2013

Remixed With Love By Joey Negro - Various Artists

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Remixed With Love by Joey Negro
by Various Artists


Remixed With Love is Joey Negro’s dream project and most definitely a labour of love. The album features 18 tracks all remixed from original session tapes some more than 30 years old which was “A headache” to source as Joey puts it.
“Often you end up speaking to relatives of the person who actually made the record and unfortunately I heard the line all too often, “I might have a copy of the vinyl somewhere but I definitely don’t know where the master tapes are."
As a fanatical music collector and enthusiast Joey found himself meeting up with ex-label reps and relatives of the artists leaving no stone unturned - searching through boxes and in lofts. One multitrack was even under the producer’s bed. With such dedication comes results and the result is impressive.
Rather than remixes in their modern definition this is a body of remixes in a re-edit style with the tracks given a new dimension to make them more relevant and playable for today’s dancefloors.
In many cases the drums have been changed, percussion added and sometimes more keyboard parts but he’s not totally ditched the original structure of the music. This project is about utilising some of those fantastic original parts in a different way that takes advantage of many of the songs classic status subtly teasing in familiar elements and dubbing them out.

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Disc 1
01.Mass Production - Welcome To Our World (Joey Negro Funk In The Music Mix) 7:27
02.Patrice Rushen - Haven't You Heard (Joey Negro Extended Disco Mix) 6:56
03.Roxy Music - The Same Old Scene (Joey Negro Disco Scene Mix) 7:19
04.TW Funkmasters - Love Money (Joey Negro Dubwise Revision) 7:32
05.Karen Young - Hot Shot (Joey Negro Sure Shot Mix) 6:08
06.Narada Michael Walden - Tonight (I'm Alright) (Joey Negro Spirit of '79 Mix) 7:10
07.Loleatta Holloway - Hit And Run (Joey Negro Dub Sensation) 5:13
08.Kleeer - Tonight's The Night (Good Time) (Joey Negro Tonight It's Partytime Mix) 7:01
09.Phreek - May My Love Be With You (Joey Negro Tribute To Patrick Adams) 8:47

Disc 2
01.Kleeer - I Love To Dance (Joey Negro Extended Disco Mix) 9:56
02.Mass Production - Cosmic Lust (Joey Negro 7 Minutes of Jazz Funk Mix) 7:22
03.Ashford & Simpson - Over And Over (Joey Negro Find A Friend Mix) 6:46
04.Roy Ayres - Get On Up, Get On Down (Joey Negro Revibe) 7:14
05.Narada Michael Walden - I Should’ve Loved Ya (Joey Negro Should've Dubbed Ya Mix) 6:32
06.Matt Bianco - Half A Minute (Joey Negro Sunburnt Mix) 5:56
07.Electric Empire - Always (Joey Negro Classic Mix) 6:17
08.Princess Freesia - Freesia (Joey Negro Cookie Dough Mix) 6:46
09.Bobby Caldwell - Down For The Third Time (Joey Negro Down For The Fourth Time Edit) 6:48

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Pharaoh Podcast - Got To Be Funky Mix

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Pharaoh Podcast - Got To Be Funky Mix 


Just Some Music For My Birthday- 28th Oct. 2013
Vinyl Dj Set (except *)

Tracklisting:
1 – The Young Brothers feat. Luigi Polcinelli (The Pulcinella ) – Trip To Russia (The Reality Is Very Different EP)
2 – * Ras_ G And The Afrikan Space Program - Find Ya Self ( ANu Wrld)
3 – Dread Flimstone - Got To Be Funky
4 - Inkswel – Australaborialis
5 - Joe Mc Duphrey Experience Live – Peace/Dolphin Dance ( Madlib Invades Blue Note/Shades Of Blue)
6 - * Mark De Clive Lowe feat. Nia Andrews – More Than A Woman
7 – James Moody – Heritage Hun
8 – Isaac Hayes - (They Long To Be) Close To You
9 – * Ras_G And The Afrikan Space Program – G Spot Connection
10 – Silent Phase (Stacey Pullen) – Psychotic Funk
11 - Stanton Davis’ Ghetto/Mysticism – Space A Nova
12 – Cannonball Adderley pres. Soul Zodiac – Scorpio
13 – Johnny Hammond - Los Conquistadores Chocolates
14 – Tawanna Curry - Let Me Show You (Prod. by Blaze)
15 – Funkineven - Coke
16 – The Underground Crew – Sax Sells (Kingston Green)
17 – Keith Nunnally – Freedom ( Club Mix With Speech)
18 – M1 – Rubba Dub Sound

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