Welcome to another exciting Episode…
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Back to our normal format, this week our newies include:
George Benson & Al Jarreau, be sure to check out: http://www.aljarreau.com/
We said last time round we’d feature it, so here it.
Interestingly, the original Breezincame out in Jan 1976 and was the title track of that album. The Breezin melody also appears on a Donny Osmond track called ‘Breeze on By ‘ a couple of years ago.
Contributers to this CD include Patrice Ruschen, Paul Mcartney , Jill Scott, Herbie Hancock, Marion Meadows, Marcus Miller & Chris Botti.
Simply Red, be sure to check out: http://www.simplyred.com/ and http://www.myspace.com/simplyred Their new CD is out this March.
Joss Stone, be sure to check out: http://www.jossstone.com/ and http://www.jossstone.co.uk/ Her new CD is released in March and its called Introducing Joss Stone.
Our Myspace friend reviews include:
Ricardo Jay – Danza De La Luna, be sure to check out: http://www.ricardojay.com/ and http://www.myspace.com/ricardojay. This track is from a new EP entitled True Romantic. Ricardo wrote to us saying he enjoys show. & ‘Danza de la Luna’, would be perfect for the podcast !
Ranjit fernandez -‘communication’, be sure to check him out at: http://www.myspace.com/fernandezqatar , http://www.ranjitfernandez.com/ and http://www.fernandezqatar.com/ It is from his CD Pearls – Music Inspired by Qatar. His is also one of the featured MySpace artists in Guitar Player magazine’s March 2007. Ranjit has been playing guitar since the age of 14.
JAMHUNTERS – Close your eyes be sure to check them out at: http://www.jamhunters.dk/ and http://www.myspace.com/68795438
Jamhunters are from Denmark Lars Fabiansen (guitar) & Peter Michael (keyboards). We love your music thanks for permitting us to play your awesome track.
This Weeks Desert Island Groove is from Chris Standring.We met Chris at his recent fantastic London shows. He suggested Pat Metheny. (http://www.patmethenygroup.com/) Secret Story is from Profs collection and one of his favourite Pat Metheney CDs. Pat Metheny has collected 17 Grammy Awards as part of The Pat Metheny Group and ten consecutive Grammys.
This weeks Oldies section includes:
The Gentle People – be sure check out: http://www.gentleworld.com/ and http://www.myspace.com/gentlepeople. The Gentle People are Dougee Dimensional (USA), Honeymink (uk), Laurie LeMans (France) & Valentine Carnelian (SA). Their Myspace site, has lots of really fun videos. Their music has been described as ‘a soothing antidote to the harshness of life’. They also wrote on their website:The idea behind the album is that everybody is the star of their own film of their life. As you go about your daily business, you have songs in your head for every scene.
Frankie Knuckles be sure to check out: http://fkalways.com/ Frankie Knuckles is a DJ, producer and remix artist. He has earned the appellation The Godfather of House
Gwen Stefani, be sure to check out: http://www.gwenstefani.com/ and http://www.myspace.com/gwenstefani You can probably remember the background to this track. Its ‘Between the sheets’ by The Isley Brothers. Interestingly on the MP3 IDS tag notes Gwen Stefani shows/respects/lists the composers: C Jasper/E Isley/M Isley/O Isley/R Isley/Tony Kanal
A special Request from Gucharan Singh – Thanks for writing to us at http://www.smoothgroovers.com/ – your suggestion is by Musiq Soulchild featuring Carol R, be sure to check out: http://www.musiqsoulchild.com/ and http://www.myspace.com/musiqsoulchild
Groove Armada, be sure to check out: http://www.groovearmada.com/ and watch the video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMJX2CGrGcA or here
We close with Sonny Rollins – Harlem Boys Be sure to check him out at: http://www.sonnyrollins.com/ / Sonny Rollins has had a long, productive career in jazz, beginning his career at the age of 11.Theres lots to read on his website including a short video documentary and links to Sonny Rollins podcasts.
Well that is it for another Episode.
We always look forward to your feedback and support. Best Regards
Dr, Prof & Master !