The Gift of Music (Part 2)

Ludovico Granvassu BY

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The holiday season continues and so does the gift-giving. Here's the second of a two part series featuring some of my favorite tunes as my holiday gift to end the year on a positive note.

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  • Alicia Hall Moran "Two Wings" from Here Today (Yes Records) 0:00
  • Toots Thielemans "Five for Elis" from Aquarela do Brasil (Philips) 10:41
  • Quincy Jones "Big Band Bossa Nova" from Big Band Bossa Nova (Verve) 12:36
  • The Manhattan Brothers "Vuka Vuka" from Very Best of (Gallo) 15:19
  • Bheki Mseleku "Celebration" from Celebration (Verve) 17:49
  • Gaturs "Gator Bait" from Various Artists: New Orleans Funk -The Original Sound of Funk 1960-75 (Soul Jazz) 26:58
  • The Dickens Campaign "My Baby Likes to Sing" from Oh Lovely Appearance (Mole Tree) 29:40
  • Sifter "Cramps" from Sifter (Relative Pitch) 32:34
  • Mostly Other People Do the Killing "Mehoopany (for Frank Fonseca)" from Mauch Chunk (Hot Cup Records) 36:06
  • Oliver Nelson "Teenies' Blues" from Blues and the Abstract Truth (Impulse!) 40:49
  • Chico Hamilton & Euphoria "Mandrake" from My Panamanian Friend (Soul Note) 47:20
  • Chris Potter "Wine Dark Sea" from The Sirens (ECM) 1:00:20
  • Wolfgang Puschnig "Impermanence" from Aspects (Pao) 1:08:08
  • Max Nagl Quintett "Enticing" from Cafe Electric (November Music) 1:18:36
  • Nels Cline "It Only Has To Happen Once" from Lovers (Blue Note) 1:24:36
  • Reve d'elephant orchestra "545 part two" from Lobster Caravan (De Werf) 1:33:12
  • Peppe Servillo, Javier Girotto, Natalio Mangalavite "Futbol" from Futbol (Il Manifesto) 1:38:22
  • Tino Tracanna "Notti eluse ed attese deluse" from 292 (SplascH) 1:47:10
  • Anat Fort "Meditation for a New Year" from Birdwatching (ECM) 1:54:25

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