For guitar and bandoneon with other instruments, these are a mix of classical and jazz, quiet, meandering. Nice!
A collection of pieces for solo double bass, mostly by Grenadier with versions of Gershwin, Coltrane and Muthspiel. Mostly slow, quiet. Play!
Newest CD from Crazy Flute with spoken word tracks Unity and Unbroken Chain. Some guitar riffs from Brandon WhetBruk add depth and beauty (Reflection). For instumental background and music to contemplate with play We Belong To the Music CD. Check out interview with founder Jack here: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/communityradiowithdeb/episodes/2019-01-19T05_41_04-08_00 and check out website at http://www.crazyflute.com
With Jack Crazy Flute Holland , and Professor Keith Talley the main band, they play instrumental grooves that may quicken your heart(Water Warriors March) and other times calm your thoughts (Coyotes Tears). Spoken word piece, Home, has received acclaims. Play all!
Haitian-American singer songwriter pays homage to Vaudou spirits in a blend of traditional and contemporary with focus on unity and recognition of spirit everywhere. May be considered Folkloric Jazz with infusion of social responsibility and ‘ walking with spirit’. Play all!
FUNK Powerhouse supergroup delivers this amazing re-imagined Public Enemy album. So much funk here! Incredible horn section and master musicians. Try: 1,3,4,5, 7,8,10,11,12,ALL RIYL: James Brown, Greyboy Allstars, FUNK, Public Enemy, Great covers FCC:Clean *TB Favs DIGITAL ONLY
Diverse album of great tunes- definitely world inspired jazz. Lots of influences from Eastern European to Indian and Saharan. Some epic jams and other are more jazzy. Try: 1,3,5,6,9 FCC:Clean
“Ghanaian Traditional Music Reimagined.” Beautiful arrangements. Enchanting Strings! Heavy jazz backbone to this whole album, especially with the female vocals. Try: 1,3,5,8 RIYL: Esperanza Spaulding, Smooth Jazz FCC:Clean
Original Soundtrack to the biggest romantic comedy of Summer 2018. Includes covers of Western pop hits, traditional Chinese music, R&B, and jazz. I enjoyed the covers of Coldplay’s “Yellow”  and Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love” . The other covers I didn’t care for. The jazz songs by Jasmine Chen are all excellent […]
Covering 20 yrs of recordings, these include a variety of genres: Jazz, New Age, world, avant and classical. Play most!
Quiet, ambient guitar with cello and percussion, jazz based with classical elements. Nice!
Spirited brass with a BIG sound! Elements of Dub, NOLA Funk, Ska, Klezmer, OomPa bands, jazz, and punk. Try: 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9 ALL! RIYL: Danny Elfman, What Cheer? Brigade, Sun Ra Arkestra, The Skatalites, Fanfaria Ciocarlia, Slavic Soul Party, Antibalas FCC:Clean *TB Favs
Inspired free jazz with African elements and funky soul – a big sound! All instrumentals backed by a talented drummers (Joey Abba from the Ramones & Kolipe Camara from Guinea. Try:ALL 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 RIYL: Greyboy Allstars, Skerik, Karl Denson, Funky Jazz FCC:Clean *TB Favs
A collection of pieces for sax/piano or transcriptions, revealing the varying styles the classical saxophone can perform. Play most!
Robert Young and group performs abstract, contemporary pieces that are a mix of classical, jazz and avant-garde. Play most!
In this solo album from Steven Rushingwind we are appreciating his flute playing as it travels with wind and stirs the heart-felt emotions. Play all tracks on this album for the beauty and gentle notes of the native flute from Steven dedicated to his family of Cahuilla Peoples.
John Soloman described this album, an empty steel water tower turned music venue .. boasts an abundant amount of resonance, making it one of the state’s standout places to perform and record music. Flautist James Marienthal recorded Alive Inside the Tank there with Mysteries of the Night, his duo with vocalist and percussionist Sarah Gibbons, […]
Classical and jazz/avant-garde–ambient, flowing strings, drum and piano. Nice!
Great Latin Jazz tunes here, with about half female vocal tracks – I like the instrumentals best. Try: 2, 4, 5, 7 RIYL: Latin Jazz, Buena Vista, Celia Cruz, Latin Jazz Fusion…
Sounds exactly like you would think- traditional Indian Ragas with a Soprano sax solo. Bhushan Parchure on table and percussion really holds it all down here. Try: 7, 8 RIYL: Classical Indian music, Raga music, Ravi Shankar, Saxy Jazz…
The Rites of Spring in Pritsker’s wildly creative adaptation–raucous, jazz/classical/avant/rock.
74 min. improvisational solo piano performance recorded in 1980. Starts quietly, builds up.
The moment you hit ‘play’ on this album, you will instantly be captivated, in love, and blown away. The sheer energy and musicality of the composition, production, arrangement, and musicians involved in this jazz record will have you appreciating every single moment. For some people, Mario Cruz doesn’t immediately ring any bells. However, if you […]
If you’ve been out there searching for a new modern Jazz, R&B and Soul record that maintains a vintage quality feel, then look no further. Without a doubt, Dee Dee Bridgewater is a jazz vocal powerhouse, and her latest record, Memphis… Yes, I’m Ready, honors the legacies of many of our favorite jazz, blues and […]
This is Luca Bash’s lastest self released album “Keys of Mine.” The album is jam packed with songs pertaining to the jazz and rock genres. Each song contains great solos both from guitar and bass and the occasional solo from the saxophone is a great touch worth listening. The songs are well composed and have […]