Switchstance Recordings artist Protassov just executed a re-edit of jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby’s “Lonely Girl,” adding an aggressive rolling drum attack and some filters, but keeping the beautiful melody intact.
A few folks have covered Junior Murvin and Lee “Scratch” Perry’s “Police and Thieves,” but as far as I know no one has done a jazz version until Zara McFarlane!
Little Feat, fronted by former Frank Zappa protege Lowell George, was one of the most admired bands in the ’70s.
DJ D-Mac is joining Eric Hilton (Thievery Corporation, ESL Music) behind the decks this Saturday night at Den of Thieves, his brand-new intimate, DJ-centric drinking establishment at 14th & U Sts. NW.
Thanks to DJ Day, we’ve got Patrice Rushen’s “Remind Me” and Steely Dan’s “Kid Charlemagne” in a sweet mash-up.
I don’t think I have ever professed my love for George Michael on this (or any other) site before. I have loved him since the 80′s and have a deeper appreciation of him as an adult.
Fred Wesley and the New J.B.’s “Breakin’ Bread” is perhaps my favorite holiday/family-related funk jam. This song is all about family and food and James Brown’s rhythm section just does not let up the groove.
Thanks to my father, I’ll always have a soft spot for this 1961 pairing of pianist George Shearing and The Montgomery Brothers.
The Ambassadeurs which is just one guy really, just dropped a really fresh EP called “Alone in the Light”. Every song on the EP is like a fresh breath of air, as he is combining elements of R&B, Jazz, Trap and Drum & Bass into something really fun and exciting. Just the opening keys alone […]
I love backyard weddings (especially when the house is owned by the parents of the bride or groom) as it always makes for a more familial affair!