This just in …for your Valentine’s Day celebration….a special edition of Cupid’s Hunt, done by none other than my partner-in-time (we go back over 25 years), recording partner, co-owner of AfterSix Productions and Hall Effect Records…my man, Dan…
Breakin’ it down about what…love…is…A nice mix of spoken word, R&B, and soul….check it out
1. Midnight and You – Barry White
2. Remembering Love (Nia’s Poem) – From the movie soundtrack “Love Jones”
3. Love Jones – Brighter Side Of Darkness
4. Brother to the Night- From the movie soundtrack “Love Jones”
5. Saving All My Love – New York Group
6. I am Still in Love with You – Al Green
Welcome to this special Edition of The Sunday Soundtrack entitled Cupid’s Hunt 2009: A Valentine’s Day Chill. This is the 2nd Annual Cupid’s Hunt Valentine’s Day Podcast and the brainchild of a one Mr Todd Grundy of the Rhythms In Black Satin Podcast. Last year’s podcast was a great success and we all hope to bring that same success back again. Me, I’m bringing tracks in my regularly scheduled chilled format with just a hint of R&B flavoring. That being said…here is the playlist:
Welcome all, to this special edition of The Sunday Soundtrack. I’ve been graciously asked by The Grammys to do a special podcast featuring the jazz nominees. This Grammy podcast mini-collective also includes three other podcasters in our massive – Fave of The Friday Favecast, who will feature the R&B/Soul nominees, Todd Kelley of Flowink, who will feature the Hip-Hop nominees, and Macedonia of BSOTS (Both Sides Of The Surface), who’ll be producing a “Grammy-on-shuffle” podcast of various category nominees.
I think I can speak for all us in extending thanks to The Grammys for bestowing upon us such and honor as this It’s definitely with great pleasure that I bring to you my picks in each Jazz nominees category. I think you’ll like the colors on this musical palette.
My picks, in Categories 45 – 49, comprise the following playlist-on-shuffle:
Lazaro – Yellowjackets/Lifecycle (feat. Mike Stern) Best Contemporary Jazz Album
Gone With the Wind – Cassandra Wilson/Loverly Best Jazz Vocal Album
Son of Thirteen – Pat Metheny/Day Trip Best Jazz Instrumental Solo
I Love You Porgy – Chick Corea & Gary Burton/The New Crystal Silence Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Sub-Conscious Lee – Bill Frisell/History, Mystery Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group
Awful Coffee – Carla Bley and Her Remarkable Big Band/Appearing Nightly Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Mean What You Say – The Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra/Monday Night Live At the Village Vanguard Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Maharina – John McLaughlin/Floating Point Best Contemporary Jazz Album
All Blues – Miles from India Best Contemporary Jazz Album
So Romantic – Stacey Kent/Breakfast On the Morning Tram Best Jazz Vocal Album
On Feb 3rd, my podcast will be featured by The Grammys during their Salute To Jazz.
Special thanks to The Grammys for selecting me to feature the Jazz nominees via The Sunday Soundtrack. Thanks to all for checking out the podcast. Definitely tune into The Grammys next Sunday, Feb 8th, and most definitely check out my fellow podcasters doin’ it big, representing The 2009 Grammy Awards, podcast style.