Dj Spinna’s latest project shows off the amazing talents of Brooklyn based soul singer, Jose James. The Eccentric Movements of Jose James takes you on a musical journey thru James’ earlier works with sprinklings of music from his forthcoming Blue Note release. A couple of familiar favorites are blended effortlessly with the crooner’s eclectic mix of jazz funk and soul making this a sweet end of summer treat.
1. Love Connection 2. Code 3. Park Bench People 4. Love 5. Come To My Door 6. Made For Love 7. It’s All Over 8. Save Your Love 9. Lay You Down 10. Trouble 11. Vanguard 12. Promise In Love 13. Detroit Loveletter 14. Sword - Gun 15. Velvet 16. Desire (Moodyman Remix) 17. Warriors 18. Warriors SBRKT Remix) 19. Tomorrow
>Sunday afternoon(JST) music to the people who want to chill out.
Recorded in winter of 2005 and released on CD only in 2006, Fusion Batches is an all vinyl mix of smoked out jazz/funk grooves with a touch of late 70’s r&b as well. It’s a “sound” that I’ve cultivated in my record collection from the time I started buying records in the mid 90’s. Think Fender Rhodes and ARP 2600 heavy, funky shit to zone out to. Previously only available in boutiques in SF, NY, and LA, and now out of print, I present Fusion Batches to you!! Enjoy.
“Breathtaking sparkles, glimmering fractions. What melodical madness causes such satisfaction?”
We’re back with our second monthly selection of rare melodical gems. February’s birthstone is Amethyst. For all you heavy drinkers, pay attention! This violet variety of quartz means ‘not intoxicated’ in Ancient Greek. People believed that the stone protects its owner from drunkenness. Hope you enjoy this one as well and spread some love if you do. Leave a nice comment, tell your friends or music peers about this mix.
Starting off the New Year right, we’re sending some good vibrations out to you from yours truly - the art of reuse.”TAKE IVY”, mixed by the very raw and soulful OHBLIV, will be sure to get your foot tapping. Known for his organic and free-spirited hip hop instrumental productions, OHBLIV takes it back and compiles a tasteful jazz tape highlighting a range of talented soloists. With Bobby Watson’s burning sax solo, legendary Dorothy Ashby’s innovative jazz harp lines and Marco Di Marco Trio’s romantic Bossa Nova styling starring in the line up, you’ll probably have to fight the urge for a smoke afterwards. We’re bringing the past forward into the future. With our Interim Ivy Shop in San Francisco opening this summer, it’s the perfect kick start.
Threw together a little autumn mix for myself and whoever who digs it. Mainly psych, progjazz, jazzfunk, jazzrock-ish stuff that sounds like autumn to me. No editing, drops or effects this time. Just playing records after eachother. This mix was made WITHOUT a compressor I usally use for my mixes, so I am not as pleased with the compression this time as I used a digital compressor and squeezed a little to hard.
Anyhow, good tunes and I think most of you will enjoy it. If you got any track-ID questions - holler at Fredfades Jazzblaster on Facebook.
This mix + cover is dedicated to a important friend of my family that just passed away from us — she was deeply obsessed by the look of the nature during autumn..
Pomplamoose – My Favourite Things Gap Mangione – Diana In The Autumn Wind Kenichiro Nishihara – Nebulosa (Album Mix) Leroy Hutson – Cool Out Long Arm – After 4AM Astrud Gilberto – The Girl From Ipanema Mario Biondi – This Is What You Are Skalpel – 1958 (Skalpel Remix) DJ Cam Quartet – Rebirth Of Cool Carlos Nino And Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – Fall In Love Yusef Lateef – Love Theme From “Spartacus” Jose James – The Dreamer Julian Costello – Out Of The Frying Pan Into The Fire Miles Davis – So What Mills Brothers – Autumn Leaves Nat King Cole Trio – Nature Boy Vic Damone – As Time Goes By Ahmad Jamal Trio – Wave Asilin Lavelle & Sam Hogart – Crazy Little Thing Called Love Bill Evans – My Foolish Heart Charles Mingus – Alice’s Wonderland Dinah Washington – You Go To My Head Frank Sinatra – Mood Indigo John Coltrane – Out Of This World Sun Ra – When There Is No Sun
this coming sunday october 2, my monthly LA party CHURCH turns one year old. the clubnite is the first sunday of the month at Angel’s Piano Bar on LA’s westside in Santa Monica. over the course of the night we take the music from a live acoustic jazz trio set to an improvised electronic beats session with special guests and guest DJ sets inbetween and after. you never know who’s going to turn up - whether it’s the likes of chris daddy dave or ohmega watts jumping on the band stand; louie vega or leon ware hanging out in the audience; robert glasper jamming drums (!) with the guest DJ or some other unexpected surprise, CHURCH is all about taking the music somewhere new. in commemoration of the one year celebration, i’ve put together a new mixtape featuring some of my favorite cuts from some of my favorite jazz artists. it’s a free download… enjoy! CHURCH One Year Anniversary - Oct 2, 2011 - Facebook | Fusicology Sonny Rollins - Round Midnight Ronnie Foster - Mystic Brew A Bossa Electrica - Sob A Luz Do Sol Freddie Hubbard - Neo Terra Ahmad Jamal - The World is a Ghetto MdCL - Smoked Something Kim Burrell - Seeing Over Mandrill - Movement 5 (Beginning) Sun Ra - Where Pathways Meet Charles Tolliver - Ruthie’s Heart Max Roach - Equipoise Marcus Belgrave - Space Odyssey