Continuum - A Journey Through Jazz / Episode 10.
(Published: June 15, 2010)
Continuum - A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 10: Summer Groove Part 2
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Welcome back fellow travelers as we continue our journey through the Jazz Continuum . . . this leg of the journey involves a little cruise around the world in search of the perfect groove.
We start with a beautifully energizing sunrise off the Pacific Coast courtesy of some classic contemporary Jazz from Spyro Gyra . . . then we pop over to Italy to hear some brand new Latin Jazz from Gerardo Frisina . . . and continue in the Afro-Cuban vein with the Groove Collective and Baby Buddah Heads.
We continue southward to find the groove via Afro-Brazilian Bossa and Samba blends from the likes of Jazzelicious, Electro Coco and Sergio Mendes (joined by Ledesi to sing some soulful Jobim) . . . then popping over to the Middle East by way of Vienna for some eclectic jazz grooves served up in the unique style of dZihan & Kamien, followed by some French Afro-beat from the Awa Band, and a touch of Lebanese jazz blended with Parisian soul by Toufic Farroukh joined by Jeanne Added.
By this time you will probably be exhausted - so, we end our journey listening to the Brecker Brothers bring in the sunset over African Skies. It's quite a journey - so, enjoy the ride!
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PLAYLIST: Continuum - A Journey Through Jazz
Episode 10 - "Summer Groove" - Part 2
Artist - "Track" - Album - Year - (Label)....
Spyro Gyra - "Pacific Sunrise" - Freetime - 1981 - (Amherst)
Gerardo Frisina - "Joy Shout" - Join The Dance - 2010 - (Schema)
Groove Collective - "Loisaida" - We The People - 1996 - (GRP)
Baby Buddah Heads - "Latin Joint" - Who Killed Acid Jazz' - 1995 - (C&S / Mic Mac)
Jazzelicious - "Fantastico" - Brazil Remixed 2 - 2005 - (Groove Gravy)
Electro Coco - "Arte de Criacao" (Tao of Groove Remix) - Brazil Remixed 2 - 2005 - (Groove Gravy)
Sergio Mendes (feat. Ledisi) - "Waters of March" - Encanto - 2008 - (Concord)
dZihan & Kamien - "After" - Freaks and Icons - 2000 - (Couch)
Awa Band - "Timba" - Le Groove Eclectique - 2001 - (Max Music)
Toufic Farroukh (feat. Jeanne Added) - "Destins et Desirs" - Tootya - 2007 - (0 Plus)
Brecker Brothers - "African Skies" - Out of the Loop - 1994 - (GRP)
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