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Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Jeff Dayton-Johnson is a rapidly-aging economist and return migrant to California

About Me

Discovered at an early age to be a musical non-prodigy, I have settled for trying to listen intelligently. Early in high school I bought three LPs, in one trip to Tower Records: A Love Supreme, Kind of Blue, and a Billie Holiday collection called Lady Day (Teddy Wilson stuff from the 30s). That was all it took.

My Favorites

  1. Miles Davis - Agharta
  2. Something by Al Green - Call Me? Still In Love With You??
  3. James Brown - Star Time
  4. Augustus Pablo - East of the River Nile
  5. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
  6. Sonny Sharrock - Ask the Ages
  7. Miles Davis - Kind of Blue
  8. Bill Evans - The Village Vanguard Sessions
  9. Linton Kwesi Johnson - LKJ in Dub
  10. Something by Fela Kuti
  11. Klemperer/Ludwig/Wunderlich, Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
  12. Billie Holiday - Lady Day
  13. Silvio Rodriguez - Mujeres
  14. Last Exit
  15. Eric Dolphy - Out to Lunch
  16. Ornette Coleman/Pat Metheny - Song X
  17. Sarah Vaughan - Crazy and Mixed Up
  18. Cecil Taylor - Live in Bologna
  19. Orchestra Baobab - Specialist in All Styles
  20. Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold as Love
  21. Betty Carter - Look What I Got!
  22. King Tubby and Friends - Dub Gone Crazy!
  23. Marilyn Crispell - Gaia
  24. Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
  25. Buck 65 - Talkin' Honky Blues