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Showing posts with label Melvin Sparks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Melvin Sparks. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Playlist for 3-1-2022 WFCF - March Music


 
On this broadcast we listened to music recorded the first week of March! Lots of Miles plus Denny Zeitlin, Julie London, Melvin Sparks, Herbie Hancock, Eddie Harris and lots more! Thank you for stopping by! - Kendo

Hour One:

Miles Davis - "Miles" - Milestones (3-4-1958)

            3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Miles Davis - "Sid's Ahead" - Milestones (3-4-1958)

Sonny Rollins - "The Freedom Suite" - Freedom Suite (3-7-1958)

Miles Davis - "Blue In Green" - Kind Of Blue (3-2-1959)

Hour Two:

Julie London - "Sentimental Journey" - Julie at Home (3-4-1960)

Miles Davis - "Pfrancing" - Someday My Prince Will Come (3-7-1961)

Grant Green - "Count Every Star" - Born to Be Blue (3-1-1962)

John Coltrane - "Untitled Original 11386 (Take 1)" - Both Directions at Once (3-6-1963)

John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman - "You Are Too Beautiful" - John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman (3-7-1963)

Hank Mobley - "Up A Step" - No Room For Squares (3-7-1963)

Hour Three:

            ~ The Break Room ~

Denny Zeitlin - "Stonehenge" - Cathexis (3-6-1964)

Wayne Shorter - "Angola" - The Soothsayer (3-4-1965)

Freddie Hubbard - "The Melting Pot" - Blue Spirits (bonus track) (3-5-1966)

Herbie Mann - "Uskudar" - Impressions of the Middle East (3-7-1966)

Herbie Hancock - "Riot" - Speak Like a Child (3-6-1966)

Herbie Hancock - "First Trip" - Speak Like a Child (3-6-1966)

Hour Four:

Eddie Harris - "Fooltish" - Come On Down! (3-3-1970)

Catalyst - "Maze" - Unity

Ray Bryant - "My Cherie Amour" - MCMLXX (3-5-1970)

Melvin Sparks - "Who's Gonna Take The Weight" - Spark Plug (3-1-1971)

Stan Getz - "500 Miles High" - Captain Marvel (3-3-1972)

Grant Green - "Cease The Bombing" - Carryin' On (1969)




Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Playlist for 1-5-2021 WFCF - Soul Jazz Tuesday!


 

The first show of 2021 and the first "Soul Jazz Tuesday" where if it ain't soul jazz, I ain't playin' it (word to the random request callers who aren't paying attention). Thanks for tuning in and hope you enjoyed! - Kendo


Hour One:

Big John Patton - "The Yodel" - Got a Good Thing Goin' (1966)

The Jive Turkeys - "Get Down Santa" - Holiday Treats (2011?)

            ~3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

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

The Heath Brothers - "A Sound for Sore Ears" - Brotherly Love (1981)

Grant Green - "Upshot" - Carryin' On (1969)


Charles Kynard - "Afro-disiac" - Afro-Disiac (1970)

Ray Bryant - "Stick With It" - MCMLXX (1970)

Mark Murphy - "Why Don't You Do Right?" - 

Hour Two:

Melvin Sparks - "Thank You (Falettin' Me Be Mice Elf Again)" - Sparks! (1970)

Quincy Jones - "Soul Bossa Nova" - Big Band Bossa Nova (1962)

Lou Donaldson - "The Thang" - Alligator Bogaloo (1967)

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

Mose Allison - "Swingin' Machine" - Swingin' Machine (1962)

Reuben Wilson - "Bambu" - Blue Mode (1969)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Ain't No Sunshine" - Blacknuss (1971)

Marlena Shaw - "Out of This World" - Dangerous (1996)

Boogaloo Joe Jones - "Someday We'll Be Together" - Right On Brother (1970)

Hour Three:

            ~ The Break Room ~

Stanley Turrentine - "Sunshine Alley" - Sugar (1970) - The Ride Home!

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


Grant Green - "Daddy Grapes" - His Majesty King Funk (1965)

Jimmy McGriff - "The Main Squeeze" - The Main Squeeze (1974)

Noble "Thin Man" Watts & His Rhythm Sparks - "Hot Tamales" (1959)

Charles Earland - "Ode to Chicken George" - Revelation (1977)

Hour Four:

Herbie Mann - "Chain of Fools" - Memphis Underground (1969)

Jack McDuff - "The Boiler" - The Heatin' System (1972)

Sonny Phillips - "Black on Black" - Black on Black (1970)

Lenny White - "Away Go Troubles Down the Drain" - Venusian Summer (1975)

Lonnie Smith - "Stand" - Mama Wailer (1971)

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Playlist for 12-29-2020 - Last Show of 2020!


Another dreamy 70's ECM release

This show was just grab what looks good and go, along with Christmas gifts received like "J & K", "Legends of Acid Jazz: Sonny Phillips", Pat Metheny "Passengers", Herbie Hancock "The Prisoner" and more! It's also the show that gave me the idea for "Soul Jazz Tuesdays".  Thanks to all who listened - Happy New Year!! - Kendo

Hour One:

Tom Keenlyside - "The Summer Knows" - Fortune Teller (2019)*

Chance Hayden - "Squeeze Tight" - Grab & Go (2020)*

Julian Gerstin - "Spirula Spirula" - Littoral Zone (2020)*

Tom Keenlyside - "The Fortune Teller" - Fortune Teller (2019)*

Killer UK recording from Maynard

Maynard Ferguson - "Move Over" - Maynard Ferguson (1971)

Maynard Ferguson - "Fire and Rain" - Maynard Ferguson (1971)

Sonny Phillips - "Be Yourself" - Sure 'Nuff (1969)

Cal Tjader - "Bachi" - Hurucan ()

Twink - "Pussy Cat" - The Broken Record ()

Hour Two:

Lou Donaldson - "Rev. Moses" - Alligator Bogaloo (1967)

Sonny Phillips - "Sure 'Nuff, Sure 'Nuff" - Sure 'Nuff (1969)

Return to Forever - "Sorceress" - Returns (2008)

Stacey Kent - "O Barquinho" - The Changing Lights (2013)

Gary Burton Quartet with Eberhard Weber - "Sea Journey" - Passengers (1977)

George Kahn Quartet - "I Feel Pretty" - Dreamcatcher (2020)*

Hot debut from Melvin!

Melvin Sparks - "Charlie Brown" - Sparks! (1970)

Hour Three:

            ~ The Break Room ~

Freddie Hubbard - "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes" - Sweet Return (1983) The Ride Home!

Herbie Hancock - "He Who Lives in Fear" - The Prisoner (1969)

Jorge Garcia - "Black Dog" - Crossover (2019)*

J & K - "Mojo" - Stonebone (1969) CTI Moment

Hour Four:

Milt Jackson - Joe Pass - Ray Brown - "Moonglow" - The Big 3 (1975)

Melvin Sparks - "Spark Plug" - Spark Plug (1971)

Miles Davis - "Double Image" - Double Image (1970)

Pat Metheny Quartet with Eberhard Weber - "B>G (Midwestern Nights Dream) - Passengers (1977)

Freddie Hubbard - "Straight Life" - Straight Life (197?) CTI Moment

50 years old - hard to believe - still so relevant & fresh!