Orange&Blue, and a glance at NYC's Downtown Jazz Scene
January 8, 2018
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This episode of Mondo Jazz also features an exclusive interview with the leaders of
The Jazz Passengers
, and the
Kamikaze Ground Crew
who speak about music, friendship, and what it means to have grown up, musically, in the New York Downtown Scene of the '80s.
Playlist , Daniel Yvinec "As Time Goes By / Time Gone By (Voices of Henry Bramble and Pats W. Rose)" from Guillaume de Chassy Wonderful World (Bee Jazz) , Gil Evans -Big Band Lumiere "Orange Was the Color of Her Dress -Then Blue Silk" from Laurent Cugny Golden Hair (Emarcy) Dinamitri Jazz Foklore "Ming Blue" from Akendegue Suite (Rai Trade) "After the Fox" from Oranj Symphonette Orange Album (Rykodisk) "Blue Drag" from Allen Toussaint The Bright Mississippi (Nonesuch) & the Fortunate Few "Swimming Pool Blue" from Rachelle Garniez Crazy Blood (Real Cool Records "Twilight Time Zone" from Microscopic Septet Lobster Leaps In (Cuneiform Records) "Wake Up, Again!" from The Jazz Passengers Still Life with Trouble (Thirsty Ear Recordings) "Huey Smith Medley: Blow Wind Blow/Rockin'" from Kamikaze Ground Crew Covers (KOCH Records) "Skyline" from Ahn Trio Blue (self release) Cat Power "Blue" from Jukebox (Matador) Trio "Blue Light Special" from Will Holshouser Reed Song (Clean Feed) "Orange Juice" from Eri Yamamoto Colors (Jane Street Records) "Maladie Blanche Melody Blue" from Vienna Art Orchestra Standing... What? (Amadeo) "Got Lucky" from Microscopic Septet Lobster Leaps In (Cuneiform Records)
Orange and blue are two complimentary colors that go especially well together. They are also the colors that have inspired the music featured in this episode of Mondo Jazz, to celebrate Radio Free Brooklyn's move into its gorgeous orange and blue studio.