My sixteen year old boys were very excited about the release of Kanye West’s new album, JESUS IS KING. While running errands last weekend, we listened to the album together and they told me what they liked about it the most. It was fun watching them be excited about an album like this, especially when … Continue reading Can You Lose…?
TGIF. Above is a funky Friday jam for you to play loud today. I discovered Kenny Smith after finding a 45 of him singing Keep On Walkin’ Baby. From there, I had to hear more and found his album, One More Day, which led me to this track, Go For Your Self. The drummer in … Continue reading Go For Your Self
I love a good ambient soundtrack to play while I am working. I probably listen to music 6-8 hours a day in my office and that includes a wide variety of genres. Sometimes I need a loud rock song to get me motivated or other times a nice jazz soundtrack to fill in the background. … Continue reading Background Music for Work, Studying, Etc.
Below are two new releases I’ve been listening to this week: John Coltrane – Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album Discovering a lost John Coltrane album in 2018 is nothing short of a miracle, especially a studio album recorded in March of 1963 with Rudy Van Gelder and performed with McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: 7.5.18
Below are two new releases I’m enjoying this week: R+R=Now – Collagically Speaking This is a jazz “supergroup” put together by pianist Robert Glasper featuring Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on trumpet, Derrick Hodge on bass, Taylor McFerrin on synth, Justin Tyson on drums and Terrace Martin on synth and vocoder. I’m a fan of Glasper … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: 6.22.18