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Wayne Shorter – Speak No Evil (1966)

This track from tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter is one of the great 60s jazz tracks – an outstanding blend of hard bop, modal and ‘cool school’ jazz. It features a classic 60s line-up of Wayne Shorter (tenor sax), Herbie Hancock (piano), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Ron Carter (double bass), and Elvin Jones (drums).

Eddie Harris – Listen Here (1967)

From the album ‘The Electrifying Eddie Harris’. The rhythm section has a relentless Afro-Cuban drive while Harris glides to perfection on his electronic sax. It just sounds so good every time….

Stella Street – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards go into the grocery business

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards set up a grocery store on their star-studded suburban street……

AC Tilmon & The Detroit Emeralds – Set It Out (1977)

The Tilmon Brothers moved to Detroit in the late ’60s forming The Detroit Emeralds with childhood friend James Mitchell. They achieved considerable success in the ’70s but this track is more of a hidden gem.

Cockney Star Trek

A Cockney voyage to the outer realms of the Universe…….

Jordan Rakei – Goodbyes (2017)

New Zealand born singer-songwriter Jordan Rakei with one of the most soulful offerings of 2017. From the Wallflower album.

Havana Meets Kingston – Chan Chan (2017)

Mista Savona takes the original version of the Cuban track ‘Chan Chan’ and re-works it Jamaican style. Outstanding.