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Robben Ford – The Inside Story (1979)

Robben Ford – The Inside Story (1979)

Two weeks from today the Yellowjackets are set to release their 20th or so proper album, Timeline, and we’ll gonna give you the lowdown on it soon. But as the ‘Jackets celebrate thirty years of making records, it might be a good time to cast a gaze back on the record where one of jazz fusion’s most successful and longestRead More

One Track Mind: Lou Donaldson, "Peepin'" (1967)

One Track Mind: Lou Donaldson, "Peepin'" (1967)

by S. Victor Aaron One of my favorite funk-jazz albums of all time isn’t by a crossover act like the Crusaders or Herbie Hancock‘s Headhunters, but by a living giant of a jazz alto sax blower. I’m talking about Lou Donaldson. Starting out as a very good Charlie Parker disciple leading bebop sessions on par with his most logical contemporaryRead More

One Track Mind: Joe Sample "Rainbow Seeker" (1978)

One Track Mind: Joe Sample "Rainbow Seeker" (1978)

by Pico Back in the late seventies my oldest brother would come home from college for the weekend and bring with him records by all these fusion and crossover jazz figures that I hadn’t heard of before but sounded good to my younger ears. That’s how I first got to know about guys like Jean-Luc Ponty, The Jeff Lorber FusionRead More