Tag: smooth

October 2, 2020 /
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August 10, 2018 /

I’m a Libra myself, but whatever…

Saxophonist Cannonball Adderley left an indelible mark on the world of jazz, playing with legends such as Ray Charles and Miles Davis (even playing on Davis’s legendary Kind of Blue and Milestones albums), teaching jazz at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (I lived near that school for a time), and later on as a bandleader in The Cannonball Adderley Quintet, which featured his brother, trumpeter Nat Adderley and other jazz heavyweights which included Yusef LateefJoe Zawinul, and Barry Harris.

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July 6, 2018 /
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October 13, 2017 /
June 8, 2017 /

Bring the funk.

The Menahan Street Band, named after a street in Bushwick, Brooklyn where founder Thomas Brenneck lived at the time, is a funk band composed of Brenneck and musicians from other notable funk / soul outfits like the Budos Band and Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings

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March 3, 2017 /

Dayton does not play when it comes to funk. There’s something about the the western Ohio locale which makes it so conducive to good music.

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July 29, 2016 /