Kim Paris is doing great things with live CTI sets and broadcasts at the Internet Archive. If you have not looked recently, Kim has posted 4x CTI All-Stars live sets; his radio shows from Freeform Portland to celebrate the life of Creed Taylor from last year(2022) and a couple of […]
On This Day: Sky Live
It’s October 30th, that means that 49-years ago, not far from where I live now, Freddie Hubbard and his quartet of trusty sidemen George Cables, Kent Brinkley, Ralph Penland and Junior Cook, were getting ready to perform at the Ebberts Field. No, not the home of the Dodgers in Brooklyn, […]
Bob James meets Robert Elms on BBC Radio London
I’ve been a listener to the Robert Elms BBC Radio London show from at least the late 90’s, possibly earlier. I’ve been on the show in three listener segments, I was a London Weekender, and have done two Funk Friday cocurrator segments with Robert, most recently the CTI Special, August […]
Funky Friday, starts here!
Legendary jazz producer, Creed Taylor, celebrated his 90th birthday this year. Yes, Creed is alive and well. Since the mid-to-late 70’s in the UK were dominated by tracks released on Creeds CTI and Kudu labels, I thought it would be great to see if I could get the regular “Funky […]