Playlist – 01 July 2010

Neil kicked off the show with some funky grooves – but where did the music go after that?  Well, we took in a bit of Brazil, some housey jazz with a Pharoah Sanders vibe and a classic sequence from Thelonius Monk with John Coltrane, Max Roach and Miles Davis.  It’s the usual eclectic mix here at Cosmic Jazz.  Enjoy!

  1. Brooklyn Funk Essentials – Take the L Train (to Brooklyn)
  2. Bobby Hutcherson – Camel Rise
  3. Cassandra Wilson – You Don’t Know What Love Is
  4. Milton Banana Trio – Primitivo
  5. Bobby Matos and John Santos – Mambo Mora Mix X
  6. Mr Spock – Words and Poets
  7. Jerker Kluge’s Deep Jazz – Black Tiger
  8. Sleep Walker – Eclipse
  9. Jimmy Giuffre Trio – The Train and the River
  10. Thelonius Monk Quartet with John Coltrane – Nutty
  11. Max Roach – Driva’Man
  12. Miles Davis – Eighty One
  13. Poncho Sanchez – Happy Now
  14. Herbie Hancock – Thieves in the Temple
  15. Colman Brothers – Sem Amor (Big Band Original)
  16. Roberto Roena – Take Five (Nicola Conti remix)

This week’s first video clip is another rarity – the mid 60s Miles Davis Quintet at the top of their game.  It’s a heavily edited four minutes or so, but you can still see musical empathy beyond the possible – and amazing drumming from the 18 year old Tony Williams:

Now, ambassador, you are spoiling us with this extra clip of Herbie Hancock’s New Standards group playing Thieves in the Temple.  And – yes – Michael Brecker’s sax is treated to sound like that…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8vMUsdzwJI

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