Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

Song of the Day: Mark Murphy “My Favorite Things”

Posted by: Neville C.
Dec 05, 2014

Mark Murphy, originally from Syracuse has been recording since 1955 and is still active today. He can sing a song you’ve heard a million versions of and totally make it his own. Here’s his swinging twist on a holiday classic, “My Favorite Things.”

Song of the Day: Ramsey Lewis “Les Fleur”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Nov 18, 2014
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Ramsey Lewis’ “Les Fleur” is pure 60’s psychedelia fused with jazz on an orchestral scale.

Song of The Day: Flying Lotus “Never Catch Me (feat. Kendrick Lamar)”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Sep 11, 2014

Steven Ellison—aka Flying Lotus—is perhaps the closest millenials will get in having a true 21st century jazz musician, one that carries the torch of his forebears.

Song of the Day: Idris Muhammed “Could Heaven Ever Be Like This? (Leftside Wobble Edit)”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Aug 08, 2014

Idris Muhammed’s Loft classic, “Could Heaven Ever Be Like This?” is here edited with a light touch by Leftside Wobble.

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

Posted by: Neville C.
Feb 24, 2014

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: George Michael “Kissing a Fool”

Posted by: Ange
Jan 07, 2014

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: George Shearing and The Montgomery Brothers “No Hard Feelings”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Nov 08, 2013

Thanks to my father, I’ll always have a soft spot for this 1961 pairing of pianist George Shearing and The Montgomery Brothers.

Jane and John’s backyard wedding reception in Darnestown

Posted by: Neville C.
Oct 04, 2013

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!

Song of the Day: Charles Earland “Leaving This Planet”

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Mar 27, 2013

I first learned of this Loft Classic through Yam Who’s? remix of Damn’s! dance floor interpretation of the Charles Earland masterpiece, “Leaving This Planet.”

Song of the Day: The Bryan Ferry Orchestra “Love is the Drug”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Feb 18, 2013

40 years in on an enduring career as an musical innovator and indelible style icon, Bryan Ferry reinvents his own musical catalog as artifacts of the Jazz Age.