February, 2012

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Robert Glasper – Black Radio (Album) (2012)

Robert Glasper etches the future of music through a multitude of classic and contemporary sounds on his newest release, Black...

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Esperanza Spalding – Black Gold (Video) (2012)

After her stunning Oscar performance, we take a look at Esperanza Spalding's anthemic lead single, "Black Gold"

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Rhodes Scholars: 10 Fender Rhodes Songs You Need to Hear

The title says it all, as Brother Hayling gives us 10 Rhodes songs that we MUST hear, as well as...

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The Robert Glasper Experiment – Smells Like Teen Spirit (Live) (2012)

The Robert Glasper Experiment pays homage to one of music's most influential voices.

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Cal Tjader Quintet РManḥ de Carnaval / Guachi Guara (Video) (Circa 1965)

A rare look at the master of the Latin Vibraphone, Mr. Cal Tjader...and he brought a magnificent cast with...

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Wes Montgomery – ‘Round Midnight (Video) (Circa 1960)

This video is an excellent window into a previous era, watching one of the greatest guitarists to ever pick up...

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Dilla says “TURN IT UP” (DET 2 LA) – Mixed by DJ Haylow (2007)

As a follow-up to James Yancey Productions, DJ Haylow gives us more Dilla to enjoy in this 2007 recording.

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Ahmad Jamal / Jay Dee / De La Soul – Swahililand / Stakes is High (1974/1996)

When you examine the combination of Ahmad Jamal, Jay Dee, and De La Soul, the perfect mesh that was created...

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J Dilla – Vol. 2: Vintage (2003)

A sampling of J Dilla's work from the mid to late 90s, this compilation features some of the most underrated...

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BrotherSpanky – The James Yancey Sessions

On what has come to be known as Dilla Day, multi-instrumentalist/producer BrotherSpanky has unveiled his tribute to the late genius:...

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James Yancey Productions – Mixed by DJ Haylow (Download) (2005)

I have always liked Dilla. I liked him before his listeners became fans, and his fans became stans, and the...

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Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes – Astral Traveling (1973)

Lonnie Liston Smith's one of a kind sound shines through on his first recording with The Cosmic Echoes entitled "Astral...

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