People today are rightfully grieving the loss of Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries, who died far too early at the… Read more [Music] The Edwin Hawkins Singers – O, Happy Day
Let Eartha Kitt ease you into Christmas!
We send a mountain of respect to Charif Megarbane, head honcho of the Cosmic Analog Ensemble, for producing an album… Read more [Music] Cosmic Analog Ensemble – Les Sourdes Oreilles
The King of Jump Blues, Louis Jordan, is giving me a very nice suggestion as to what I should be… Read more [Music] Louis Jordan – Saturday Night Fish Fry
Sudan Archives is a vocalist and violinist who hails originally from Cincinnati, Ohio (what a shame she wasn’t directly from… Read more [Music] Sudan Archives – Escape
Girma Bèyènè was one of the leading lights of Ethio-jazz during the 1960s and 1970s, before the rotten Deng ruined… Read more [Music] Girma Bèyènè & Akalé Wubé – Enkèn Yèlélèbesh
From Daptone Records, the same company who brought you Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, comes another neo-soul combo, The Jay… Read more [Music] The Jay Vons – Want You Tomorrow
This is easily the funkiest take on a jazz standard I’ve ever heard. Apparently, the Kashmere Stage Band were famous… Read more [Music] Kashmere Stage Band – Take Five (The Dave Brubeck Quartet Cover)
Let yourself have a funky ass Christmas with James Brown.
Terrible news from Daptone Records. After battling pancreatic cancer for some time, Sharon Jones passed away today. She leaves a… Read more [Music] Sharon Jones, RIP