In this episode Charles Hazlewood tracks down the pioneers of minimalism, which began on America’s west coast in the 1950s. Describing them as ‘prophets without honour’.
Live from Johnny Brenda’s, DJ Jazzy Jeff along with Dayne Jordan give you “Doing It For Dilla” Listen,
We are building an association of likeminded music lovers, interested in acquiring new music available solely on vinyl. We will be offering memberships to receive a new pressing bimonthly of some of the finest artists in the world and we are offering it in a format that is completely exclusive.
assembled a clever mix of jazz 45s that he’s found across the globe, Jazz on 45. Above is the mix he put together prior to a recent trip to Paris where he DJed an all-45 set at Le Mellotron. Track list and write-up by Todd Simon below.
The legendary trumpet player and electronic music pioneer, Jon Hassell pass by the Brownswood Basement.
L.A. based composer and avant-garde trumpeter Jon Hassell is revered for his minimalist ambient work. We’ll have a rare visit when he brings a trio to perform select pieces for Morning Becomes Eclectic listeners at 11:15am.
The Steely Dan lexicon.
Celebrating the artistry and music of John Coltrane.
It’s up there with Ken Nordine’s “Colors”. Nat Adderley was most definitely on the “Jazz Cigarettes” when he wrote this. What’s your star sign?
I swear…it’s not a world of men… it’s not a world of men, Machine…it’s a world of clock watchers, bureaucrats, officeholders…what it is, it’s a fucked-up world…there’s no adventure to it.