Category Archives: Jazz

SONG OF THE DAY Jim Bartow and the Harlem Blues Consort – Away

I have another rather obscure offering here for you today and as of yet have found very little about the artist/band behind this song. What I can tell you is that Jim Bartow and the Harlem Blues Consort released just … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY David Martial – Jerk Vidé

The absolute cheerful charm of today’s song is something to be celebrated and shared!! What a little bundle of sunbeams this sonic delight is!! I love those kaleidoscopic keys and their hypnotic dance, I love the range of those ecstatic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Guerrillas – Lawdy Rolla

All the hours spent staring at a screen in search of that sonic buzz makes it all worthwhile when you stumble upon a song like this! Lawdy Rolla is an absolutely delicious slice of 1960’s jazzy/soul/folk, released on Polydor Records … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mysterious Flying Orchestra – Shadows

Anyone that knows me may just think that today’s choice of song is a bit too ‘smooth’, but there is something about this smoochy tune that garnered enough of my attention to think, ‘yes, I’m liking a bit of this’.  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Hommes – Canticle

Today’s song is rather alluring, mysterious and, with its kooky sound effects, deliciously quirky. The cascading melody ripples and creases as its sinuous body snakes its way around in a meandering fashion – the whole experience leaves me feeling rather … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Don Sebesky – Water Brother 

If you fancy something light and airy to jiggle up your day a bit, this may be just the thing?  Life can be heavy, but balance is the key! With an insanely busy career that has spanned over forty years … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Andrew Wartts & The Gospel Storytellers – Peter & John

In 1982, a record label in Johnson City (and later with an additional presence in Nashville) released an album entitled There Is A God Somewhere.  Recorded by Andrew Watts and the Gospel Storytellers, this LP was issued on Champ Records … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Robin Kenyatta’s Free State Band – Angela

Something tells me that Ronin Kenyatta is very jazzy….very free-jazzy in fact, and I dare say most of his repertoire may be a bit to much for me, but today’s track is something I’ve stumbled upon recently and am quite … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Flower – Future Fauna

Now, today’s song requires a little commitment and a spare and uninterrupted 14 minutes of your time if you happen to have it? I don’t advise that you open your eyes and let the world back in until this song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hansson Och Karlsson – Tax Free

In the two short years they were active, Swedish Jazz rockers, Hansson & Karlsson released three albums and a couple of singles. Despite Janne Carlsson spelling his last name with C, the duo ended up spelling their name ‘Hansson & … Continue reading

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