Posts Tagged ‘jazz’

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

Posted by: Neville C.
Dec 05, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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: 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: 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.

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!

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

Posted by: DJ Meistro
Mar 27, 2013
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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
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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.

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