Jul 30, 2014

Curtis Fuller’s Quintet - Five Spot After Dark

From the album ‘Blues-Ette’ recorded in 1959.

Curtis Fuller, trombone;
Benny Golson, tenor sax;
Tommy Flanagan, piano;
Jimmy Garrison, bass;
Al Harewood, drums.

Jul 30, 2014

Lee Morgan Quintet - Little Spain

"Take Twelve"
Lee Morgan (tp)
Clifford Jordan (ts)
Barry Harris (p)
Bob Cranshaw (b)
Louis Hayes (d)

Jul 30, 2014

Oliver Nelson - Passion Flower

"Meet Oliver Nelson"

Oliver Nelson ts
Kenny Dorham tp
Ray Bryant p
Wendell Marshall b
Art Taylor d

Rec. 1959

Jul 29, 2014

Otis Redding & Carla Thomas - When Something Is Wrong With My Baby

Jul 29, 2014

King Azhar

Check out my side blog, all non-musical things that I’m interested in: art, culture, film, poetry, etc..

Jul 29, 2014

Lee Fields & The Expressions - Just Can’t Win

Jul 28, 2014

Lee Fields - Could Have Been

You need this in your life.
Jul 28, 2014

Charles Bradley - How long

No Time For Dreaming (2011)

Jul 28, 2014

Charles Bradley - Why Is It So Hard (Live on KEXP)

Charles Bradley, backed by The Menahan Street Band, performs “Why Is It So Hard” live from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, TX, during KEXP’s broadcast at SXSW. Recorded 3/17/2011.

Soul and R&B singer Charles Bradley definitely didn’t arrive as a recording artist by taking the easy route. Born in Gainesville, Florida in 1948, but raised in Brooklyn, New York, Bradley spent a good part of his childhood living on the streets. A transformational moment came when his sister took him to see James Brown at the Apollo in 1962. Bradley was struck by Brown’s energy and stage manner, and began practicing microphone tricks with a broom at home, dreaming of being a star on his own stage, and it was a dream he would never abandon in spite of all sorts of mishaps, misdirects, and general hard times…
Jul 27, 2014

(Source: inhumanqualities, via atayah)

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