A look back at the five-decade career of the original Jazz Messenger – with his own band and bringing the heat in some legendary sessions with other artists.
December 30, 2015
Some of our favorite Beatles covers: Steve Earle, The Black Keys, Ollabelle (w/ Amy Helm), Tommy Emmanuel, Grant Green, Wilson Pickett (w/ Duane Allman), etc.
February 21, 2015
Soul jazz favorites by Brother Jack McDuff, Cannonball Adderley, Charlie Hunter, Gene Ammons, Grant Green, John Patton, Kenny Burrell, Medeski Martin & Wood, Sonny Stitt, etc.
May 25, 2013
I thought this theme worked pretty well in our blues post. But I couldn’t resist expanding the definition so I could cover some of my…
July 16, 2011
Recently I took a peek at Google Analytics and noticed that RCR’s readership was up. So I thought, I’ll fix that… Time to do a…
January 29, 2011
Here’s a re-post. See you soon… In a rare moment of weakness, my brother admitted that his love of Latin music makes for a very…
August 15, 2010
Remember the box set? Actually, in a year or two we might be asking ourselves, remember compact discs? I came fairly late to the CD…
March 04, 2010
So this guy sends me a couple of comments… How could you overlook this tune? Why didn’t you include this artist? And I tell him, write your own damn…
November 30, 2009
I love the sound of a Hammond B3 doing a slow-boil under the bluesy guitar of Grant Green or Kenny Burrell, or wrapped around a warm, soulful…