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Song of the Day: Dorothy Ashby “Lonely Girl (Protassov Edit)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Mar 31, 2014
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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.

Song of the Day: Zara McFarlane “Police and Thieves”

Posted by: Neville C.
Feb 24, 2014
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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!

Song of the Day: Little Feat “Spanish Moon”

Posted by: Neville C.
Feb 06, 2014
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Little Feat, fronted by former Frank Zappa protege Lowell George, was one of the most admired bands in the ’70s.

D-Mac joins Eric Hilton in the Den of Thieves this Saturday 02/01

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jan 30, 2014
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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.

Song of the Day: DJ Day “Steely Rushen”

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Jan 24, 2014
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Thanks to DJ Day, we’ve got Patrice Rushen’s “Remind Me” and Steely Dan’s “Kid Charlemagne” in a sweet mash-up.

Song of the Day: George Michael “Kissing a Fool”

Posted by: Ange
Jan 07, 2014
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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.

Song of the Day: Fred and the New J.B.’s “Breakin’ Bread”

Posted by: Neville C.
Dec 18, 2013
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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.

Song of the Day: George Shearing and The Montgomery Brothers “No Hard Feelings”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Nov 08, 2013
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Thanks to my father, I’ll always have a soft spot for this 1961 pairing of pianist George Shearing and The Montgomery Brothers.

Song of the Day: Ambassadeurs “It’s Only You”

Posted by: Rusty B
Oct 08, 2013
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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 […]

Jane and John’s backyard wedding reception in Darnestown

Posted by: Neville C.
Oct 04, 2013
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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!

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