Category Archives: Acid Jazz

(June 4, 2017): Blue Boy – Remember Me

From the 2006 album, Mushroom Jazz.  This was the first of a series of compilations mixed by DJ Mark Farina for the Mushroom Jazz label.  The latest, volume 8, was released in 2016.  This volume was re-released in 2007 with … Continue reading

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(December 12, 2015): Peshay – Jazz Lick

From the AA-side of the 1996 vinyl 12 inch single  (33 ⅓ rpm), LTJ Bukem / Peshay ‎– Music (Peshay Rework) / Jazz Lick. Peshay (Paul Pesce) is one of the pioneers of intelligent jungle/drum and bass.  His collaboration with another … Continue reading

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(November 10, 2013): Dominic Miller – Hotel Pink

From the 2014 album, Ad Hoc.  Argentinian guitarist Dom Miller has been releasing solo stuff since 1995, but is probably best know for his work with Sting.  This nylon string outing includes Lars Danielsson on cello, Sebastian Studnitzky on harmonium, … Continue reading

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(Nov. 14, 2014): 23 Skidoo – Dawning (feat. Pharoah Sanders)

From the 2000 self-titled album, 23 Skidoo.  This was the fourth and final long player released by the Turnbull brothers (Johnny and Alex) and Fritz Carlin and David Martin.  Formed in 1979, they originally had an industrial, post-punk sort of … Continue reading

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(Nov. 3, 2014): Charles Kynard – Reelin’ With The Feelin’

Title track from the 1969 album, Reelin’ With The Feelin’.  Joe Pass on guitar, session woman Carol Kaye (who was part of the Wrecking Crew) on bass, Wilton Feldon on sax, and Kynard is pounding the organ.

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(Sept 16, 2014): Grant Green – Sookie, Sookie

From the 1970 live album, Alive!  Recorded at the Cliché Lounge in Newark, NJ.  Green really grooves on this bit of funk by Don Covay and Steve Cropper.  Idris Muhammad and Ronnie Foster, who are included in this quintet, help push things … Continue reading

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(June 17, 2014): Ronny Jordan Meets DJ Krush – Season For Change (Dawn Of The Season Mix)

From the 1994 mini-album, Bad Brothers.  Hard to believe this Guru (Keith Elam) tune is now 20 years old.  The six songs on this disc are essentially turntablist Krush remixes with Jordan putting in some smooth — some would say too smooth … Continue reading

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