Tag Archives: Jazz

SONG OF THE DAY Vangelis – One More Kiss, Dear

I grew up listening to the music of Vangelis, when my Dad used to play it to relax on the sofa! It always reminds me of him! It was sad to hear of Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou’s passing last week, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Leong Lau – Flight Of The Phoenix

Sometimes described as the Malaysian Elvis, Leong Lau is the most curious of musical enchanters! Concocting a sound that fused North American and British influences, he also blended his Malaysian heritage into his creations, together with splashes of jazz and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Aquarians – Jungle Grass

As far as chilled out music goes, this is one place I’d retreat into if I could literally be swallowed up by a song!! Listen to it! No rushing, no pressure, no stress….just laid-back coolness!!! Ahhh….please take me there!!! In … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Joe Pass – A Time For Us

Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua, a.k.a Joe Pass, was an American jazz guitarist of Sicilian descent. He started playing music when he was 14 years old, but experienced a delay at the beginning of his musical career, which was halted by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman and the Latin Love-In – Hippy Heaven

Curious lyrics and a song that’s caught my attention twice now, so I thought I’d share. Earl Coleman was a jazz singer born in Port Huron, Michigan in 1925. When he was 14 years old he moved to Indianapolis and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Tak Shindo ‎- Mombasa Love Song

Born in America in 1922, Takeshi “Tak” Shindo was a Japanese American musician, composer and arranger best known for his prominence in the world of exotica music. Active throughout the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, his main instruments were the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Clutchy Hopkins – Sound of the Ghost

There has been much speculation on who exactly is behind the elusive project that is Clutchy Hopkins, but this name has been creating music for nearly two decades! Clutchy Hopkins is purportedly a multi-instrumentalist musician based out of California. His … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hansson & Karlsson – Pick-Up

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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SONG OF THE DAY Alemayehu Eshete – Telantena Zare

Nicknamed the “Ethiopian Elvis”, Alemayehu Eshete is considered by many to be the golden voice of Ethopia, and once you hear him sing, you’ll know why he has gained such a title! Take today’s song for example, those expressive vocals … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY El Chicano – Viva Tirado

Emerging from LA in the late 1960’s, El Chicano were originally formed by Freddie Sanchez under the title, The VIP’s.  Their name change, which was altered soon after their formation, was taken from Chicano, a term for US citizens of … Continue reading

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