Playlist – 13 May 2010

Derek has been again to that wonderful independent record shop in Norwich – Soundclash Records in St. Benedict’s Street (  It has reggae, it has Latin, it has music from African countries but it also has a superb selection of jazz on vinyl.  What other record shop do you know that has a vinyl section solely dedicated to Sun Ra records?

The latest acquisitions that Derek played this week included a 1973 live recording from Roy Brooks and the Artistic Truth – a band  who used jazz as expression of their Afrikan-American heritage – and a more recent 2008 recording from Germany, by Jerger Kluge’s Deep Jazz.  To prove once again that jazz has a very wide coalition, Derek also added in the new 12″ single from Quantic and his Combo Barbaro.

Spreading the net yet further, Neil added a track from Canada’s Soul Jazz Orchestra, music from Don Cherry and Latif Khan and a Trinidadian steel pan band playing Fela Kuti.  We had a great time on the show this week – and we hope you really enjoy the music.

  1. The Soul Jazz Orchestra – Mamaya
  2. Roy Brooks and the Artistic Truth – Eboness (Kwanza)
  3. Don Cherry and Latif Khan – Air Mail
  4. Lever Brothers Gay Flamingoes – Egbi Me O/Black Man’s Cry
  5. Jerker Kluge’s Deep Jazz – Heaven and Earth
  6. McCoy Tyner – Love Samba
  7. Quantic and Combo Barbaro – New Morning (slow version)
  8. Django Bates – My Little Suede Shoes
  9. Dinah Washington – All of Me
  10. Ahmad Jamal – Footprints
  11. The Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet – Garrison 64
  12. Food – Becalmed
  13. Le Granda Kalle, Don Gonzalo, Manu Dibango – Africa Boogaloo

This week’s video is some rare footage of Don Cherry (surely a world music pioneer?) in concert sometime in the 1960s with South African Johnny Dyani on bass and Turkey’s Okay Temiz on percussion.

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