A Jazz Lover's guide to Popular Music
October 9, 2018
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playing with Whitney Houston? The jazz beginnings of
' adventures in rock-land?
playing ska? How
' "So What" inspired
Pee Wee Ellis
' horn lines for
's "Cold Sweat"?
's latest album with
? The Jazz moods of
, Vinicio Capossela,
. We'll look into this and more...
Playlist Paul Simon "Pigs, Sheep and Wolves" from In the Blue Light (Legacy) 0:00 Host talks 3:58 Miles Davis "So What" from Kind of Blue (Legacy Edition) (Columbia) 6:51 James Brown & His Famous Flames "Cold Sweat, Pt. 1" from Cold Sweat 15:23 (Universal) "Convolutions" from Freestyle Fellowship To Whom It May Concern (Beats and Rhymes Records) 17:40 "Tukka Yoot's Riddim" from Us3 Hand (the Torch (Blue Note) 18:27 Host talks 24:06 and the Coconuts "Don't Take My Coconuts" from Kid Creole Live in London 25:50 The Skatalites "Ska Reggae Hi-Bop" from Hi-Bop Ska (Shanachie) 32:48 Sting "Bring on the Night" from Bring on the Night (A&M) 41:38 Host talks 51:29 David Bowie "Young Americans" from Young Americans (RCA) 54:01 "Slave" from Rolling Stones 99 Tatoo You (Virgin) 59:10 "Richard Pryor Addresses a Tearful Nation" from Joe Henry Scar (Mammoth) 1:05:39 Tom Waits "Step Right Up" from Small Change (Asylum) 1:11:52 Host talks 1:17:30 Vinicio Capossela "Contrada Chiavicone" from Il Ballo Di San Vito (CGD/EastWest) 1:19:06 Lyle Lovett & His Large Band "What Do You Do/The Glory of Love" from Lyle Lovett and his Large Band (Curb/MCA) 1:21:36 Paolo Conte "Boogie" from Concerti (CGD) 1:25:45 Serge Gainsbourg "Coco & Co" from Du Jazz Dans Le Ravin (Mercury) 1:31:46 Host talks 1:34:20 Sacha Distel "Blue Waltz de l'orgueil" from Sacha Distel: Jazz Guitarist (Prosadis) 1:36:50 Björk Guðmundsdóttir & tríó Guðmundar Ingólfssonar "Kata Rokkar" from Gling-Glo (Smekkleysa) 1:41:34 Material "Memories (feat. Whitney Houston, Archie Shepp, Bill Laswell, Michael Beinhorn)" from One Down (Charly) 1:44:29 Host talks 1:48:26 "Do I Do" from Stevie Wonder The Original Musiquarium (Motown)
This week we explore the cross pollination between jazz and popular music genres, like pop, rock, soul, funk and ska.