Brother Jack Mcduff – The Vibrator (1969)

Down Home Style is an exceptionally unique album for Jack McDuff, one that was recorded in Memphis, with a lineup and a feel that’s quite different from other Blue Note sessions of the time! There’s a lot of electricity bubbling in the record and although McDuff normally never worked with a bassist on earlier sessions, this one features a unnamed player who really lays out … Continue reading Brother Jack Mcduff – The Vibrator (1969)

Herbie Hancock – Wiggle Waggle (1969)

Fat Albert Rotunda is the eighth album by jazz keyboardist Herbie Hancock, released in 1969. It also was the first album that Hancock had on the Warner Bros. Records label, since leaving Blue Note Records. Herbie Hancock — piano, electric piano Joe Henderson — tenor sax, alto flute Garnett Brown — trombone Johnny Coles — trumpet, flugelhorn Buster Williams — electric & acoustic bass Albert … Continue reading Herbie Hancock – Wiggle Waggle (1969)

Miles Davis – A Tribute To Jack Johnson (Full Album) (1971)

The first major recording session for the album, which took place on April 7, 1970, was almost accidental: John McLaughlin, awaiting Miles’s arrival, began improvising riffs on his guitar, and was shortly joined by Michael Henderson and Billy Cobham. Meanwhile, the producers brought in Herbie Hancock, who had been passing through the building on unrelated business, to play the Farfisa organ. Miles arrived at last … Continue reading Miles Davis – A Tribute To Jack Johnson (Full Album) (1971)