Tag Archives: blue note

Bobby Hutcherson / David Sanborn / Joey DeFrancesco (Blue Note) “Enjoy the View”

A quartet featuring Billy Hart on drums swings through 7 band member originals. Bobby still plays with youthful vigor that radiates throughout the band.  Joey also plays trumpet & Mr. Hart’s drumming is as fluid as ever.   (DC)

Wise Up

Elvis Costello and the Roots put out the full record “Wise Up” and it is got lots of interesting tracks on it.  Totally worth a spin! FCC: none PLAY: 51,3, 9 RIYL: Elvis Costello, The Roots Label: Blue Note ###

Wise Up: Thought REmixes & Rewords

Elvis Costello and the Roots put out the full record “Wise Up” and then they did this “thought remix & rework” version of some of the tracks.  It is sort of an acquired set of remixes, but give it a try. FCC: none PLAY: 5, 1, 7 RIYL: Elvis Costello, The Roots Label: Blue Note […]

My True Story – Aaron Neville

Aaron’s renditions of some classic doo-wop tunes of the 1950s. I found myself singing along.  I know all these songs, because Aaron & I are the same age (72 y.o.). It was hard to find a suitable place for this recording(rock, R&B), but I finally settled on blues. In performance at the Flynn Theatre on […]

Dianne Reeves – When You Know

Not this singer’s typical repertoire, but Reeves clearly enjoys playing with these tunes. Makes you think more closely about the lyrics. DO NOT POST AS NEW.(h)