2

Vibe Time

Patrick Burnette BY

Sign in to view read count
Click the play button to listen to this episode.
There aren't as many famous vibraphonists in jazz as, say, piano or saxophone players, but the best of the breed are as influential as almost any of the horn blower or key tickler. In this episode, the boys talk about two mallet-masters from the pages of history, and two sponsored by Blue Note in more recent years—a phenom from the early 2000s, and a brand new poster boy. Pop matters looks as two fine acts from the eighties that just don't share much in common—the Go Go's and Thin White Rope.

Playlist

  • Discussion of Walt Dickerson's album To My Queen (New Jazz) 13:00
  • Discussion of Dave Pike's album Infra Red (MPS) 25:20
  • Discussion of Stefon Harris's album The Grand Unification Theory (Blue Note) 36:35
  • Discussion of Joel Ross's album Kingmaker (Blue Note) 53:45
  • Pop Matters 1:14:40


Post a comment

Tags

Shop Amazon

Radio & Podcasts

Tune in daily to hear the internet's top jazz programs including Mondo Jazz, Jazz Bastard, World of Jazz, The Third Story, One Man's Jazz, Jazz at 100, Neon Jazz, A Broad Spectrum, Liner Notes and more.

View by program...

Program Schedule | JazzWeek Chart

Popular

Read Chico Hamilton: The Master
Read Wayne Shorter: An Essential Top Ten Albums
Read John Clayton: Career Reflections

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.