Tuesdays on Mixcloud 5:00-6:30 pm eastern

Livestreams every Tuesday from 5 to 6:30pm on Mixcloud featuring DJ Kendo, plus 11 years of playlists and audio from the show "Jazz Greats" on WFCF St. Augustine!

Monday, July 15, 2024

Jazzploration with Kendo - Jazz, Funk and Soul Jazz


 
A mix of soul jazz, lounge, funk and straight-ahead with an emphasis on fun and groove! Limited announcements... listen in the player below.



Rita Ford - "Mandolin Mazurka" - Music Boxes in Hi-Fi (1963)

Weather Report - "Cucumber Slumber" - Mysterious Traveller (1974)

Carmen McRae - "Old Devil Moon" - with Mat Mathews Quartet (1955)

Kai Winding - "Sunrise, Sunset" - Dirty Dog (1966)

Wilbert Longmire - "Diane's Dilemma" - Champagne (1979)

Dave Brubeck Quartet - "Swanee River" - Gone With the Wind (1959)

John Scofield - "Chank" - A Go Go (1999)

The Brothers Johnson - "Ride-0-Rocket" - Blam! (1978)

The Manhattan Transfer - "Shaker Song" - Live (1978)

The Crusaders - "That's How I Feel" - Crusaders I (1972)

Herb Alpert - "Wild Romance" - Wild Romance (1985)

Billie Holiday - "Love Is Here to Stay" - The Silver Collection (1957)

Cootie Williams et al - "I'm Beginning to See the Light" - The Big Challenge (1957)

Grover Washington - "Winelight" - Winelight (1980)

Kenyon Hopkins - "The Loft" - Nightmare ()

Joe Henderson - "Black Narcissus" - Black Narcissus (1974)

Cal Tjader - "Canto de Ossanh" - Hip Vibrations (1967)

Sarah Vaughan - "Whatever Lola Wants" - Wonderful Sarah (1957)

Reuben Wilson - "Hot Rod" - Love Bug (1969)

CLark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer - "Dancing on the Grave" - The Power of Positive Swinging (1965)

Gabor Szabo - "Gypsy 66" Gypsy '66 (1965)

Originally mixed and livestreamed on 7-9-2024.



Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Jazz Divine-L 07 with Kendo


 
An uninterrupted two hour mix of jazz, lounge, soul jazz and light fusion featuring Sonny Clark, Ray Charles, Art Blakey, Billy Cobham, Sarah Vaughan, Duke Ellington, Rusty Bryant, lots more!
Listen in the player below and thank you for stopping by - Kendo


Episode 07

Sonny Clark - "Nica (Take 4)" - Sonny Clark Trio (1960)

Johnny Hammond Smith - "Black Feeling" - Black Feeling! (1969)

Sea Level - "Had to Fall" - Cats on the Coast (1977)

Art Blakey & The New Jazz Messengers - "My Romance" - Buttercorn Lady (1966)

George Benson & Joe Farrell - "Flute Song" - Benson & Farrell (1976)

Sarah Vaughan - "East of the Sun" (1950)

Gabriel Rene with Nicole Weisberg - "Don't You Cry" (2000)

Ray Bryant - "Midnight Stalking" - Gotta Travel On (1966)

Freddie Hubbard - "Theme from Summer of '42 (The Summer Knows) - Skagly (1979)

Cal Tjader - "Los Bandidos" - Along Comes Cal (1967)

Ray Charles - "Unchain My Heart" (1961)

Lauren Henderson - "Something Bigger" - Alma Obscura (2019)

Billy Cobham - "Heather" - Crosswinds (1974)

Howard Roberts Quartet - "Li'L Darlin'" - H.R. is a Dirty Guitar Player (1963)

Jack McDuff - "The Prophet" - The Heatin' System (1971)

Lena Horne & Gabor Szabo - "Watch What Happens" - Lena & Gabor (1969)

Dizzy Gillespie - "Baby Ain't I Good to You" - New Wave! (1962)

Allison Paris - "Crazy He Calls Me" - Second Chances (2003)

Duke Ellington's Orchestra - "Stompy Jones" - Historically Speaking - The Duke (1956)

Bing  Crosby and Rosemary Clooney - "Slow Boat to China" - Fancy Meeting You Here (1958)

Shirley Caesar - "Gotta Serve Somebody" - Rejoice (1980)

Red Garland - "Blues in the Closet" - Rediscovered Masters (1959)

Rusty Bryant - "The Ballad of Oren Bliss" - Soul Liberation (1970)

J & K - "Recollections" - Stonebone (1969)

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Soul Jazz Tuesday XIX with DJ Kendo

 

A mix of uplifting and relaxing soul jazz tracks from Clarence Penn, Ronnie Laws, Blue Mitchell, Eddie Jefferson, Cleveland Eaton and lots more! Listen in the player below and thanks for visiting! - Kendo



Episode XIX

Karrin Allyson with Rosa Passos- "O Grande Amor" - A Kiss for Brazil (2023)

Eddie Jefferson - "Night Train" - The Main Man (1977)

Clarence Penn (with Chelsea Jackson) - "Sometimes It Snows in April" - Behind the Voice (2024)

Blue Mitchell - "The Thing to Do" - The Thing to Do (1964)

Twink - "Thistle Bliss" - Dust Bunnies (2015)

Angela Verbrugge - "I Had the Craziest Dream" - Somewhere 20??)

Cleveland Eaton - "Chi-Town Theme" - (1975)

Ron King - "Perfect Day" - Triumph (2016)

Ronnie Laws - "Grace" - Flame (1978)

Shirley Caesar - "He's Got It All In Control" - Rejoice (1980)

Herbie Mann - "Rhythmatism" - Fire Island (1977)

Anything Goes with DJ Kendo - Soul Jazz, Fusion, Lounge


A brief set with soul jazz, light fusion, post bop and lounge tracks with no announcing! Lou Donaldson, Billie Holiday, Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers, George Benson, Melvin Sparks, Dave Pike and lots more! No announcements. Listen in the player below and thank you for stopping by! - Kendo


 
Episode 03

Dave Pike - "Free Improvisation" - The Doors of Perception (1966)

Monguito Santamaria - "Juicy" - On Top (1967)

Brother Jack McDuff - "Cry Me a River" - Hot B4arbeque (1965)

Lou Donaldson - "Hamp's Hump" - Everything I Play Is Funky (1970)

Astrud Gilberto - "Brazilian Fantasy" - Gilberto with Turrentine (1971)

Melvin Sparks - "Who's Gonna Take the Weight" - Spark Plug (1971)

Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers - "Yaina" - Yaina (1979)

Billie Holiday - "The Man I Love" (1939)

Quincy Jones - "Dead End"/"Walking In Space (excerpt)" - Walking In Space (1969)

George Benson - "Affirmation" - Breezin' (1976)

Mixed live and streamed on 6-25-2024

Friday, June 21, 2024

Anything Goes with DJ Kendo

 


A fun and chilled mix of jazz, soul jazz, lounge, trip hop, jazz vocals and more! 2 hours and 27 selections with no announcing. Mixed and streamed live on 6-18-2024. Listen in the player below or on Mixcloud. Thanks for stopping by! - Kendo

Episode 2

Herbie Mann - "Flute Love" - Herbie Mann & Fire Island (1977)

Wilbert Longmire - "Good Morning" - Sunny Side Up (1978)

Modern Jazz Quartet - "It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing" - Pyramid (1959)

Cal Tjader - "Ritmo Caliente" - Huracan (1978)

Ella Fitzgerald/Duke Ellington - "I Ain't Got Nothing But the Blues" - Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook (1957)

Brother Jack McDuff - "Flat Backin'" - Moon Rappin' (1969)

Gregorie Howard - "On Green Dolphin Street" - Gregorie Howard ()

Walter Murphy - "Uptown Serenade" - Rhapsody in Blue (1977)

Sarah Vaughan - "Nice Work if You Can Get It" (1950)

Miles Davis - "Freddie Freeloader" - Kind of Blue (1959)

Dj Shadow - "Craig, Ingels & Wrightson" - Action Adventure (2023)

Anita O'Day - "I'll See You In My Dreams" - Anita (1955)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba - "Transparency" - Suite 4 y 20 (1992)

Willis Jackson - "Swimmin' Home, Baby" - 'Gator Tails (1964)

Kiefer - "Thinking of You" - Where There's Love Around (2021)

Nancy Wilson - "Make It With You" - Now I'm a Woman (1970)

Isaac Hayes - "Pursuit of the Pimpmobile" - Truck Turner Soundtrack (1974)

Herbie Mann - "Fly Robin, Fly" - Bird in a Silver Cage (1976)

Al Jarreau - "Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay" - All Fly Home (1978)

Eddie Henderson - "Hibby" - Runnin' To Your Love (1979)

Joe Bataan - "Latin Soul Square Dance" - (1972)

Rosemary Clooney - "Anything Goes" - Sings the Music of Cole Porter (1982)

Sam Most Quintet - "House of Bread Blues" - Musically Yours (1956)

Frank Sinatra - "Why Try and Change Me Now" - No One Cares (1959)

Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes - "Meditation" - Reflections of a Golden Dream (1976)

Walter Murphy featuring Loni Groves - "The Only Two People in the World" - Rhapsody in Blue (1977)

General Music Project - "It Was a Very Good Year" - II (1994)




Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Jazz DiVinyl with DJ Kendo

 

A two hour blend of straight-ahead, soul jazz, jazz-funk and light fusion with two-fers for some of the artists! Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd, Wilbert Longmire, Roberta Flack,  Eddie Henderson, Gabor Szabo and many more! Listen in the player below and thank you for stopping by! - Kendo


Champian Fulton - "Lullabye for Art" - Speechless (2016)

Ron Carter - "De Samba" - Anything Goes (1975)

Eric Gale - "Touch of Silk" - Touch of Silk (1980)

Pointer Sisters - "Yes We Can Can" - The Pointer Sisters (1973)

Pointer Sisters - "Cloudburst" - The Pointer Sisters (1973)

Lambert Hendricks & Ross - "All Too Soon" - Sing Ellington (1960)

Phyllis Hyman - "In a Sentimental Mood" - Sophisticated Ladies Broadway Cast (1981)

Grant Green - "Put On Your High Heel Sneakers" - Iron City! (1967)

John Patton - "Latona" - Let 'Em Roll (1965)

Bobby Hutcherson - "Sailor Song" - Un Poco Loco (1980)

Bobby Hutcherson - "Silver Hollow" - Un Poco Loco (1980)

Lena Horne & Gabor Szabo - "Rocky Racoon" - Lena & Gabor (1969)

Chico Hamilton Quintet - "Tales" - Drumfusion (1962)

Gabor Szabo - "Cheetah" - Spellbinder (1966)

Eddie Henderson - "Sunchaser" - Runnin' To Your Love (1979)

Roberta Flack - "My Foolish Heart" - Set the Night to Music (1991)

Wilbert Longmire - "But I Love You" - With All My Love (1980)

Charlie Byrd Trio with Scott Hamilton - "It's a Wonderful World" - It's a Wonderful World (1988)

Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd - "Baia" - Jazz Samba (1962)

Stan Getz - "Times Lie" - Captain Marvel (1972)

Mixed live and streamed on 6-11-2024.







Sunday, June 9, 2024

Jazzploration with Kendo - Jazz, Lounge and Disco



George Shearing - "Undecided" - A Shearing Caravan (1955)

Roy Ayers - "The Ringer" - Virgo Vibes (1967)

Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers - "Naima" - Yaina (1971)

Dinah Washington - "Cottage for Sale" - Dinah! (1955)

Ronnie Laws - "Living Love" - Flame (1978)

Eddie Henderson - "This Band is Hot" - Runnin' To Your Love (1979)

Roberta Flack - "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" - Quiet Fire (1971)

Lonnie Liston Smith - "Get Down Everybody (It's Time for World Peace)" - Reflections of a Golden Dream (1976)

Eddie Jefferson - "Jeanine" - The Main Man (1977)

Modern Jazz Quintet - "Vendome" - Pyramid (1959)

Herbie Mann - "Bird in a Silver Cage" - Bird in a Silver Cage (1976)

Wilbert Longmire - "Funshine" - Champagne (1979)

Anita O'Day - "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis" - All the Sad Young Man (1961)

Harvey Averne and Group Therapy - "Micro Mini" - Viva Soul (1968)

Dave Brubeck Quartet - "Take Five" - 25th Anniversary Reunion (1976)

Rickie Lee Jones - "Chuck E's In Love" - Rickie Lee Jones (1978)

Nancy Wilson - "Let's Fall In Love All Over" - Now I'm a Woman (1970)

Diana Krall - "Peel Me a Grape" - Love Scenes (1997)

Tadao Sawai et al - "Itsuki no Komoriuta" - Jazz Funk (1973)

Wes Montgomery & Jimmy Smith - "Night Train" - The Dynamic Duo (1966)

Dinah Washington - "Manhattan" - What a Diff'rence a Day Makes (1959)

Mixed and streamed live on 6-4-2024.



Wednesday, May 8, 2024

I Do What I Want with DJ Kendo


Jazz at it's most grooviest mixed with a vast array of fun surprises!
2 hours of delights for your ears with no announcing. Mixed live on 5-8-2024 by DJ Kendo. Listen in the player below!


Wild Bill Davis & Johnny Hodges - "I'm Beginning to See the Light" - Con-Soul & Sax (1965)

Charles Lloyd - "Island Blues" - Nirvana (1965)

?? - "Live Better Electrically"

Curtis Fuller - "Smokin'" - Smokin' (1972)

Ruth Welcome - "Hi-Lili Hi-Lo" - Hi-Fi Zither (1958)

Frank Sinatra - "The Summer Wind" - Strangers In the Night (1966)

Houston Person - "The Cissy Strut" - Truth! (1970)

Champian Fulton - "Later Gator" - Speechless (2016)

Osibisa - "The Dawn" - Osibisa (1971)

Octophoros - "Mozart Andante Grazioso from K 240" - The Divertimenti Vol 1 (1989)

Jackie Gage - "Mine" - Siren Songs (2016)

Charles Mingus - "Song with Orange" - Mingus Dynasty (1959)

Nutmegs - "Down in Mexico" - The New York Doo-Wopp Album (1964)

Willie Bobo - "Broasted or Fried" - Do What You Want To Do... (1971)

Freddie Hubbard - "People Make the World Go Round" - Polar AC (1972)

Andy Caldwell - Sin Music - Om Lounge 2 (1999)

Billie Holiday - "He's Funny That Way" - At Storyville (1951)

Ekseption - "Smokey Sunset" - Bingo (1974)

A.V. Bornand Collection - "Cloister Bells" - The Original Music Box Medley Of Christmas Songs (1977)

Giacomo Gates - "I Didn't Know About You" - You (2021)

Bobby Hutcherson - "Why Not" - Knucklebean (1977)

Cal Tjader - "Agua Dulce" - Agua Dulce (1971)

Johnny Hammond - "Workin' On a Groovy Thing" - Breakout (1971)

Zoot Sims - "Summertime" - Zoot Sims and the Gershwin Brothers (1975)

Living Strings - "Aloha Oe" - Play Music of Hawaii (1960)

Cal Tjader - "Doxy" - Concerts By the Sea (1959)

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Chillified! - Relaxing Jazz with DJ Kendo


 
Unwind, de-stress & reboot to a set of relaxing jazz grooves! Pat Metheny, Bobby Hutcherson, Billie Holiday, Thom Rotella, Lena Horne, Herbie Hancock, Anita O'Day, Johnny Hartman, lots more! Listen in the player below. Originally mixed live and streamed on 4-20-2024.


Episode 4

Grant Green - "Love On a Two Way Street" - Visions (1971)

Herbie Mann - "Never Can Say Goodbye" - Push Push (1971)

Anita Baker - "The Look of Love" - Rhythm of Love (1994)

Soul Mann & The Brothers - "Bumpy's Lament" - Shaft (1971)

Ronnie Foster - "Sultry Song II" - Reboot (2022)

Carmen McRae - "Once Upon a Summertime" - Alfie (1966)

Mongo Santamaria - "Five On the Color Side" - Sofrito (1976)

Ryan Fourt - "Big Slick" - Big Slick (2015)

Ella Fitzgerald with Sy Oliver Orchestra - "Lullaby of Birdland" - Lullabies of Birdland (1954)

Eddie Henderson - "Morning Song" - Comin' Through (1977)

Wes Montgomery - "The Joker" - A Day In the Life (1967)

Cal Tjader - Carmen McRae - "Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me" - Heat Wave (1982)

Mike Makhalemele - "Spring Is Here" - Blue Mike (1982)

Reuben Wilson - "Happy Together" - A Groovy Situation (1970)

Johnny Hartman - "Help Me Make It Through the Night" - Today (1972)

Cal Tjader - "Never My Love" - Solar Heat (1968)

Jack McDuff - "Layin' Back" - The Fourth Dimension (1974)

Anita O'Day - "An Occasional Man" - Time for Two (1962)

Bucky & John Pizzarelli - "One Note Samba" - Passionate Guitars (1997)

Herbie Hancock - "Sun Touch" - Man-Child (1975)

Lena Horne with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra - "Prisoner of Love" (1941)

Thom Rotella - "Come Together" - Storyline (2019)

Billie Holiday with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra - "I'll Never Be the Same" (1937)

Bobby Hutcherson - "The Wedding March" - Spiral (1968)

Pat Metheny - "Question and Answer" - Question and Answer (1989)









Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Jazzploration - Fusion and Soul Jazz with Kendo


Relaxed, lengthy fusion and soul jazz tracks to get lost in! Mixed and streamed live on 4-17-2024. Listen in the player below!




Lenny White - "The Venusian Summer Suite" - Venusian Summer (1975)

Pat Williams - "And On The Sixth Day" - Threshold (1973)

John Patton - "Lite Hit [alternate take]" - Accent On The Blues (1969)

Pat Matshikiza - "Dreams Are Wonderful" - As-Shams Archive Vol. 1 (1976)

Donald Byrd - "Black Byrd" - Black Byrd (1972)

Chick Corea and Return to Forever - "Light as a Feather" - Light As a Feather (1972)

Gary McFarland Sextet - "Pecos Pete" - Point of Departure (1963)

Lori Williams - "Deja Vu" - Behind the Smiles (2016)

Hank Crawford - "Canadian Sunset" - Hank Crawford's Back (1976)

Silence 

Seven Octaves - "What Now My Love" - New Scene (2018)

Jimmy McGriff - "Plain Brown Bag" - Groove Grease (1971)

Carol Bach-y-Rita - "Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" - Minha Casa (2016)

Eric Gale - "Nezumi" - Part of You (1979)

Freddie Hubbard - "Camel Rise" - High Energy (1974)

Kenny Burrell - "I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues" - Ellington is Forever 2 (1975)


Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Soul Jazz Tuesday with Kendo



A chill blend of classic and modern soul jazz with some funkier tracks and a hint of lounge! Mixed live and streamed on 4-16-2024. Listen in the player below! Come hang out with us every Tuesday at 4:30 pm eastern at Mixcloud.


Episode XVIII

Grant Green - "Ease Back" - Carryin' On (1969)

John Scofield - "Green Tea" - A Go Go (1998)

Antonio Carlos Jobim - "Stone Flower" - Stone Flower (1970)

Art Pepper - "Pepper Pot" - The Art Pepper Quartet (1956)

Jackie Gage - "Siren Song" - Siren Songs (2016)

Jackie Gage - "That Old Black Magic" - Siren Songs (2016)

Mongo Santamaria - "Spring Song" - Sofrito (1976) 

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - "Dream a Little Dream of Me" (1950)

George Shearing Quintet "Tiempo De Cencerro (Part 1 And 2)" - A Shearing Caravan (1955)

Patrice Rushen - "Music of the World" - Patrice (1978)

Gene Russell - "Me and Mrs. Jones" - Talk to My Lady (1973)

Bobby Bloom - "Montego Bay" - The Bobby Bloom Album (1970)

Eddie Henderson - "Open Eyes" - Comin' Through (1977)

Herbie Hancock - "Spank-a-Lee" - Thrust (1974)

Billie Holiday - "You Go To My Head" (1938)

John Coltrane - "Naima" - Giant Steps (1959)

Lauren Henderson - "Forget Me" - Musa (2021)

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - "Bo-Bo" - Sounds Like... (1967)

Bobbi Humphrey - "You Make Me Feel So Good" - Fancy Dancer (1975)


images from the livestream


Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Jazz 'n' Coffee with Kendo


 
A set of vibrant, motivational jazz to keep your day moving and inspire creativity. Jackie McLean, Larry Young, Joshua Redman, Nancy Wilson, Lalo Schifrin, Idris Muhammad, Steve Lacy, Herbie Mann, lots more with no announcements! Listen in the player below.

Originally mixed live from vinyl early Wednesday morning 4-10-2024.


Jackie McLean with The Great Jazz Trio - "Appointment In Ghana Again" - New Wine in Old Bottles (1978)

Joshua Redman Quartet - "DGAF" - Come What May (2019)

Tony Williams - "Tony" - The Joy of Flying (1978)

Steve Lacy Quartet - "Evidence" - Evidence (1961)

Duke Pearson - "Sweet Honey Bee" - Sweet Honey Bee (1966)

Big John Patton - "One to Twelve" - Oh Baby! (1965)

Herbie Nichols - "Every Cloud" - Love, Gloom, Cash, Love (1957)

Chumei Watanabe - "Downtown Blues" - Wamono A to Z Vol. 1 (1979)

Lonnie Liston Smith - "Midsummer Magic" - Song for the Children (1979)

Nancy Wilson - "Angel Eyes" - Welcome To My Love (1967)

Gabor Szabo - "The Last One to Be Loved" - Gypsy '66 (1965)

Larry Young - "Love Drops" - Mother Ship (1969)

Herbie Mann - "Garota de Ipanema" - Live at Newport (1963)

Lalo Schifrin - "Midnight Woman" - Towering Toccata (1976)

Return to Forever - "Sorceress" - Romantic Warrior (1976)

Charles Earland - "Incense of Essence" - The Dynamite Brothers (1973)

Idris Muhammad - "Stick It In Your Face" - Boogie to the Top (1977)

Brother Jack McDuff - "Beep-Bo-Boo" - Gin and Orange (1969)

Chester Thompson - "Power House" - Power House (1971)

Noel - "Au Revoir" - Is There More to Life Than Dancing? (1979)



Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Soul Jazz Tuesday with DJ Kendo


An hour and a half of a fresh mix of classic and deep cut soul jazz featuring Brother Jack McDuff, Reuben Wilson, Al Jarreau, Grover Washington Jr., Dakota Staton, Phil Upchurch and more. Originally mixed live from vinyl on 4-9-2024. Listen in the player below!


Episode XVII

Brother Jack McDuff - "Obblighetto" - Moon Rappin' (1969)

Richard Tee - "Virginia Sunday" - Strokin' (1979)

Stanley Turrentine with Milt Jackson- "Sister Sanctified" - Cherry (1972)

Dakota Staton - "Trust In Me" - The Late, Late Show (1957)

Phil Upchurch - "It's Almost Five" - Phil Upchurch (1978)

Al Jarreau - "Says" - L Is for Lover (1986)

Reuben Wilson - "I Say a Little Prayer" - Love Bug (1969)

Cal Tjader - "Bludan" - Demasiado Caliente (1960)

Cal Tjader - "Fresh Air" - Tjader (1971)

Weather Report - "Three Views of a Secret" - Night Passage (1980)

Issa Bagayogo - "Dya" - Tassourmakan (2003)

Stanley Turrentine - "Boogie On Reggae Woman" - Wonderland (1987)

Grover Washington Jr. - "Let It Flow" - Winelight (1980)

Randy Weston - "Marrakesh Blues" - Blue Moses (1972)





 

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Soul Jazz Tuesday with DJ Kendo

 
An hour plus of grooves that won't quit, burnin' B3s, smokin' six-strings, smooth sax and sassy or silky vocals. Mixed and hosted live on Mixcloud Tuesday 4-2-2024 by DJ Kendo. Listen in the player below! Thank you for stopping by.  


Episode XVI

Lonnie Smith - "Play It Back" - Live at Club Mozambique (1970)

Bobby Timmons - "Corcovado" - From The Bottom (1964)

Wes Montgomery - "What The World Needs Now Is Love" - Tequila (1966)

Brother Jack McDuff - "Gin and Orange" - Gin and Orange (1969)

Jimmy Smith - "Sugar Hill" - Home Cookin' (1959)

Sarah Vaughan - "Sneakin' Up On You" - The New Scene (1966)

Thom Rotella - "Storyline" - Storyline (2019)

George Benson - "Tell It Like It Is" - Tell It Like It Is (1969)

Sonny Rollins - "Shout It Out" - The Way I Feel (1976)

Patrice Rushen - "Wishful Thinking" - Patrice (1978)

mic off silence

Art Taylor - "Syeeda's Song Flute" - A.T.'s Delight (1960)

Richard Tee - "Virginia Sunday" - Strokin' (1979)

ps - playlist poachers - I see you, for a long while now. You could at least say 'hi' or 'thank you' in the comments ffs.


images from the livestream.





Friday, March 29, 2024

Small Labels and Private Press Jazz Vinyl with Kendo

 
A live mix of some small label and private press albums in my collection by some pretty big names like Art Blakey, Gil Evans, Charles Earland, Victor Feldman; and we start off with a whole side of some brilliant Jerry Coker! Vibrant, straight-ahead material originally live streamed on Friday 3-29-2024. Hope you enjoy! - Kendo


Jerry Coker - "Un Poco Loco" - A Re-Emergence (1983)

Jerry Coker - "Lush Life" - A Re-Emergence (1983)

Jerry Coker - "Primal Prayer" - A Re-Emergence (1983)

Nat Adderley - "Book's Bossa" - Blue Autumn (1986)

Billy Mitchell - "Wonderful" - Now's the Time (1976)

Charles Earland - "Freedom Jazz Dance" - Live at the Lighthouse (1972)

Charles Earland - "Moontrane" - Live at the Lighthouse (1972)

Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - "Soulful Mister Timmons" - Live at Bubba's (1980)

Victor Feldman - "By Myself" - Plays Everything in Sight (1967)

Victor Feldman - "Sunshine Superman" - Plays Everything in Sight (1967)

Gene Bertoncini - "You Are a Story" - Evolution! (1969)

Gary Wofsey - "New York Scuffle" - Kef's Pool (1980)

Gil Evans Orchestra - "Dr. Jeckyll (Jackie)" - Little Wing (1978)




Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Jazz DiVinyl with DJ Kendo

 

Fall in love with jazz all over again with light and fun tracks blended with deeper, mysterious selections! Mixed live from vinyl on 3-26-2024 by yours truly. Listen in the player below!


Michel Legrand - "Rosetta" - Legrand Jazz (1958) 

Dave Liebman - "Dark Lady" - Sweet Hands (1975)

three minutes of silence...

Branford Marsalis - "Yes and No" - Random Abstract (1987)

Thelonious Monk - "Mysterioso" - Greatest Hits (196?)

Blue Mitchell - "Try Not to Forget" - Summer Soft (1978)"

Gerry Mulligan - "Bernie's Tune" - Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet (1955)

Hugh Masekela - "Grazing in the Grass" - The Promise of a Future (1968)

Hubert Laws - "Where Is the Love" - Morning Star (1972)

Jack McDuff - "Mini Pads" - Sophisticated Funk (1976)

Lee Morgan - "Kin Folks" - City Lights (1957)

Pat Metheny Group - "Lone Jack" - Pat Metheny Group (1978)

The Modern Jazz Quartet/Jimmy Giuffre Three - "Fine" - Third Stream Music (1960)

image by Andrea Piacquadio.


me chatting away with the mic off ...





Saturday, March 23, 2024

Anything Goes with DJ Kendo



Soul jazz and downtempo followed by a launch into outer space where we float for a while with some surf rock, radio broadcasts and ambient, then back for some more jazz, lounge and trip hop. Listen in the player below. Thanks for hangin'! - Kendo




Ron Carter - "Anything Goes" - Anything Goes (1975)

Chick Corea - "Trinkle Tinkle" - Piano Improvisations Vol. 2 (1971)

Wild Bill Davis & Johnny Hodges - "Lil' Darlin'" - Con-Soul & Sax (1965)

King Kooba - "Fooling Myself" - Om Lounge 4 (2001)

Perez Prado - "In The Mood" - Voodoo Suite (1955)

Wilton Felder featuring Bobby Womack - "The Truth Song" - Secrets (1985)

Dave Bailey - "Comin' Home Baby" - 2 Feet In the Gutter (1961)

Godley & Creme - "I Pity Inatimate Objects" - Freeze Frame (1979)

The Marketts - "Love 1985" - Out of Limits! (1963)

Orson Welles - "War of the Worlds - Part One (excerpt)" - (1938)

Tomita - "Dawn Chorus (Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4: Preludio)" - Canon of the Three  Stars (1984) 

Jose Feliciano - "Hi-Heel Sneakers" - Souled (1968)

Calvin Keys - "Gee-Gee" - Shaw-Neeq (1971)

Herbie Mann - "The Joker" - Plays The Roar of the Greasepaint (1965)

Jesse Crawford - "Kiss of Fire" - Melodies and Moods (1952)

Don Sebesky - "Moon Dreams" - The Rape of El Morro (1975)

Joe Farrell - "Is It Asking Too Much" - La Catedral y El Toro (1977)

DJ Shadow - "Forever Changed" - Action Adventure (2023) 

Dakota Staton - "The Late, Late Show" - The Late, Late Show (1957)

Zoot Sims (& Bucky Pizzarelli) - "Watch What Happens" - Zoot Sims and Friend (1976)

Morton Gould - "Blues In the Night" - Blues In the Night (1957) 

Mixed live on 3-23-24 on Mixcloud.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Soul Jazz Tuesday XV with DJ Kendo

 

It's been a while since a full blown soul jazz show! We hit up the 'G' through 'K' crates with cuts from Grant Green, Bunky Green, Woody Herman, Johnny Hartman, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and lots more! You can listen in the player below (or if you really want to help me out go to mixcloud and give the show a like). Have a wonderful day/night! - Kendo



Grant Green - "More Today Than Yesterday" - Live at Club Mozambique (1971)

Joe Henderson - "My Cherie Amour" - Black Miracle (1975)

Woody Herman - "Hush" - Light My Fire (1968)

Freddie Hubbard - "Betcha By Golly Wow" - Polar AC (1972)

Bunky Green - "Yesterday" - Playin' for Keeps (1966)

Johnny Hartman - "We've Only Just Begun" - Today! (1972)

Paul Horn - "Chelsea Morning" - Visions (1974)

Grant Green - "Besame Mucho" - The Latin Bit (1962)

Freddie Hubbard - "Ride Like the Wind" - Ride Like the Wind (1981)

Vince Guaraldi - "The Beat Goes On" - The Eclectic Vince Guaraldi (1969)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "This Masquerade" - Kirk-a-tron (1976)

Dick Hyman - "Autumn Leaves" - Provocative Piano (1960)

Frank Sinatra - "Dancing In the Dark" - Come Dance With Me (1958)

Grant Green - "Never My Love" - Shades of Green (1971)

Johnny Hammond - "It's Too Late" - Breakout (1971)




Images from the livestream - mixed live and broadcast on 3-19-2024