AN ALBUM (OR TWO) IN MY HEAD (0057)

My blog will eventually cover music and other creative paths with as much passion as what I currently place on the news or social topics of the day. A step toward this goal will be to publish weekly bits which will highlight one or two albums I’ve been playing during the past week. I don’t want you to think these […]

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JOE SAMPLE – GROOVE SAINT

Joe Sample’s recent passing brought up a small debate about whether he or his group The Crusaders ever played Jazz music. The debate seems unfair to me since The Crusaders resolved the issue for audiences long ago by removing the “Jazz” prefix from the group’s original name. Perhaps forcing groups into a specific genre helps to bring […]

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FIVE FIERY FELA REMIXES

    Fela Kuti’s music offers an outrageously large and flexible canvas for remixers to play with, and while I can’t verify that Stamp the Wax identified the absolute best five Fela remixes released to the world, you should trust that the joints they featured are too damn good. I’m currently banging Ossie’s Bump Edit remix […]

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