jazz

RIP

Yusef Lateef – Love theme from The Robe Yusef Lateef – Love theme from The Robe Dr. Yusef Lateef (born William Emanuel Huddleston, October 9, 1920 – December 23, 2013) was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer and educator and a renowned spokesman for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community after his conversion to Islam in 1950. Lateef …

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What year is this anyway?

Sylk 130 – City 5-6 theme Sylk 130 is the side project of producer King Britt. King Britt is a pioneer of all things soulful, rhythmically textured and melodically provocative. This Philadelphia native has found a way to escape the strictures of a single category of music by expressing his creations through deep house, hip-hop, …

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Cha Cha Cha

Dean Martin – (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Dino Paul Crocetti (born June 7, 1917 in Steubenville, Ohio; died December 25, 1995 in Beverly Hills, California), better known as Dean Martin and often referred to as the King of Cool, was an Italian American singer, actor, comedian and member of The Rat Pack who …

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The frog

Flow Dynamics – Bossa For Bebo (Lack Of Afro Mix) Australian producer Flow Dynamics has been creating boogie fever and booty havoc on dancefloors across the globe, with his music getting played by many of the world’s top DJs. João Donato de Oliveira Neto was born on 1934 in Brazil, the son of a military …

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Two nights in the arms of

Jimmy Luxury – Stormy Weather Jimmy Luxury – Hi Ball Swing An amazing combination of swing, jazz and hip-hop. Jimmy Luxury marries hip hop beats with jazz and swing sounds, topped with catchy, distinct lyrics. The result is an incredibly catchy, unique sound that is, unfortunately, found nowhere else.

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Mos Def – Mathematics (Freddie Joachim Remix) Born in the Philippines, raised in San Diego, CA, and now residing in Los Angeles, Freddie Joachim (pronounced: JO-AH-KIM), became a dj in the later part of 1996. Starting as a mobile dj and turntablist, Joachim has become a dj, who spins and listens to all genres, with …

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Kind of blue

Miles Davis – Blue in green (sampled here) Kind of Blue is a studio album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released August 17, 1959, on Columbia Records in the United States. Recording sessions for the album took place at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio in New York City on March 2 and April 22, 1959. …

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Sledgehammer ’57

John Coltrane – Chronic blues (sampled by genesis) John William Coltrane (Hamlet, North Carolina, September 23, 1926 – Huntington, New York, July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. American jazz great John Coltrane emerged in the 1950s, playing tenor and soprano sax with Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. A leader …

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