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Vinyl Vault — Weather Report Potpourri

The jazz world lost another one of its greatest practitioners last week with the passing of Wayne Shorter. He was highly influential in many different contexts throughout the majority of…

Vinyl Vault — Dave Brubeck Quartet, "Countdown Time in Outer Space"

It’s space age music this week on the Vinyl Vault when we hear a 1962 album from the Dave Brubeck Quartet entitled “Countdown Time in Outer Space.” Released just three…

Vinyl Vault — Ross Traut

It’s the spotlight on the guitar this week on the Vinyl Vault as we listen to some tracks from a 1981 album by guitarist Ross Traut simply entitled “Ross Traut.”…

Vinyl Vault — Eddie Jefferson, "The Main Man"

Vocalese master Eddie Jefferson and his 1977 album, “The Main Man” will be the feature on the next Vinyl Vault. The album, released on the Inner City label, is widely…

Vinyl Vault — Paul Winter Consort, "Icarus"

On the next Vinyl Vault, it’s the most revered album from the venerable Paul Winter Consort, “Icarus,” released in 1972 on Epic records. It was a groundbreaking record in terms…

Vinyl Vault — Jeff Beck Group, "Rough and Ready" & "Jeff Beck Group"

We lost guitarist Jeff Beck last week at age 78. Beck had a wide-ranging career exploring pop, rock, blues, R&B and jazz. He often mixed and matched any or all…

Vinyl Vault — Al Di Meola, "Tour De Force — Live"

Guitarist Al Di Meola is slated to come through Boulder on Friday, February 3 and the Vinyl Vault takes a look at his live album from 1982 entitled “Tour De…

Vinyl Vault — Herbie Mann, "Astral Island"

Flutist Herbie Mann played on well over 100 albums including more than 85 under his own name. He also ran three different record labels during his career. On the Vinyl…

Vinyl Vault — Azymuth, "Cascades"

The Vinyl Vault kicks off 2023 with some Brazilian jazz and the band Azymuth and their 1982 album “Cascades” released on the Milestone record label. This was the band’s seventh…

Vinyl Vault — Leon Redbone, "Champagne Charlie"

The Vinyl Vault bids adieu to 2022 with champagne, “Champagne Charlie” to be specific. That’s the third studio album by the iconoclastic Leon Redbone. It was released in 1978 on…

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