Category: acid jazz

New on ContemporaryJazz.com Radio – Late November Adds »

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, dancefloor jazz, and other groove jazz styles. It’s online all the time and is free (with ads) or you can purchase a VIP package for commercial free listening and other benefits. In the last three weeks, I added over two dozen new selections to […]

Bounce with Bodega! »

I’m always seeking fresh sounds that keep my attention. Bodega has my ear. The band cites influences ranging from Herbie Hancock, Fela Kuti, Weather Report, Talking Heads, Stereolab, Kurt Rosenwinkel, MMW, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, livetronica and beyond. Ropeadope’s site says “Bodega has always blended elements of funk, philly soul, jazz, breakbeat, and afrobeat to […]

XM 72 Beyond Jazz Update »

As I blogged about last month, my favorite channel, XM Satellite Radio channel 72 Beyond Jazz, is ending. It’s off the air on November 14. Program director Russ Davis wants you to know that he and Jammin’ Jazz host Michelle Sammartino aren’t through with the music, though. Russ is launching MOJARadio (MoJa is short for […]

Mushroom Jazz 6 Out Today »

It’s very rare that I buy entire recordings these days. After checking out the samples of this latest Mark Farina compilation, I will be buying Mushroom Jazz 6. Twenty tracks for $9.99 and I liked all but five of these acid jazzy/nu jazzy works. Amazon.com Widgets

Marcus Johnson – FLO Series Includes Acid Jazzy Chill, Romance, and Standards »

Marcus Johnson is presenting three new recordings under the brand FLO – For the Love Of. FLO: Standards covers classics like “On Green Dolphin Street,” “Body and Soul,” “My Funny Valentine,” and “Goodbye Port Pie Hat” and features Johnson, Bobby Lyle, Michael Price, and drummer Lenny Robinson. Like FLO: Standards, the title of FLO: Romance […]

Marc Moulin Has Died »

I knew Marc Moulin’s acid jazz/nu jazz music from his Blue Note release here entitled Top Secret. I think it’s the only one of his Blue Note recordings issued here. However, as I just learned, he had a long-lived career starting with a fusion band called Placebo and including the electro-pop band Telex. He died […]

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio Adds – Early September »

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, and other groove jazz styles. It’s online all the time and is free (with ads) or you can purchase a VIP package for commercial free listening and other benefits. In the last few weeks, I’ve added new music from a number of artists I […]

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio Adds – July »

ContemporaryJazz.com Radio plays nu jazz, acid jazz, remixed jazz, jazzy house, and other groove jazz styles. It’s online all the time and is free (with ads) or you can purchase a VIP package for commercial free listening and other benefits. Some new releases I added include a band called Funkatized (whose title speaks for itself), […]

Meet Mop Mop »

His label, INFRAcom!, says “Mop Mop’s music shakes jazz and eclectic club sound with an Italian taste that joins international tendencies. Mop Mop is the brainchild of Andrea Benini, musician, producer, DJ who has been active in the music world for more than ten years exploring a large variety of musical genres, from club to […]

Roy Ayers Vibes Battle »

This brought a big smile to my face.