Monday, August 31, 2015

Song of the Week: West Coast Blues

Let's ring out August with some Oscar Peterson. He was one of the greatest pianists of the 20th Century.

Friday, August 28, 2015

MST3K Friday: Girls of MST3K VII

"I declare this movie suddenly great!"
"Is this really an appropriate place for the soft core porn music?"

Monday, August 24, 2015

Song of the Week: Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart

I had planned to quietly have every song of the week for August be jazz, but then Chris Cornell released a single for his new album Higher Truth. The first single, "Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart", is pretty good and if the rest of the album is around this quality, it'll be a lot better than 2009's terrible Scream.

Friday, August 21, 2015

MST3K Friday: Gamera

"Hey Sandy Frank; isn't that when you drop your hot dog at the beach?"


Monday, August 10, 2015

Song of the Week: I Should Care

Every time I hear New Jersey's own Bill Evans, I enjoy him. I should listen to more of his work. Here is Evans playing "I Should Care".

Monday, August 3, 2015

Song of the Week: Grazing in the Grass

Here's a nice, relaxing jazz piece with a tight groove that's perfect for a lazy summer day. Recorded by South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela, "Grazing in the Grass" hit number 1 on the Billboard chart in 1968.