My brother was Andre’s booking agent for many years, and they had lots of fun times together. May he rest in peace. And, definitely, kudos to No Condition Is Permanent, because their podcast is a killer.
Pictured: Andre “Mr. Rhythm” Williams, R.I.P.. Returning after more than a month’s work related absence, Reeshard & Lee-Roy resumed business within the DJ booth at the Purple Bat Lounge last Saturday evening. Those who can recall the night in question — but who speaks to those people? — say it was like the pair had […]
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This week’s guest host, Aly Gillani, plays a lot more soul and R&B influenced music that I’m used to hearing, but it’s a fine opportunity to learn about genres I definitely missed out on.
Check out the Bandcamp Weekly program here.
Bandcamp’s weekly shows are a great way to explore music you probably wouldn’t normally run into. It’s certainly true in my case, as I know little about hip-hop, modern soul, or a handful of the other genres ably covered by DJ Andrew Jervis, though he’s in my wheelhouse when it comes to ‘World’ music and reissues. At least in China, I know that I can reliably wake up every Wednesday morning (with few exceptions) and find a pile of new releases to check out.
Enjoy Episode 295 here.
I started out to become a jazz pianist; in the meantime I started singing and I sang the way I felt and that’s just the way it came out.
— Nat ‘King’ Cole, Voice of America interview
Few remember Nat ‘King’ Cole’s incredible piano playing abilities, but they certainly never seem to forget a his smooth, baritone voice, which handled languages outside of his native English with ease.
NPR dedicates a radio program to one of the smoothest voices jazz ever produced here.
Leave it to my dear brother in Naples, Paolo, to find one of the best Internet radio programs in the world, especially for those who love swanky music. Bravo!
To listen to Radio Lux, just click here.