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Vinyl Vault — Sonny Stitt, "Blues for Duke"

The Vinyl Vault features an Ellington tribute by saxman Sonny Stitt. The album “Blues for Duke” was released on the Muse Records label and is a tough one to find,…

Vinyl Vault — The Hoops McCann Band Plays the Music of Steely Dan

The Vinyl Vault digs some jazzed up Steely Dan with the Hoops McCann Band and their 1988 album on MCA Records. It’s a nine-piece band playing semi-big band arrangements of…

Vinyl Vault — Michael Brecker’s First Album  

On the Vinyl Vault, we’ll give a listen to the first album from tenor sax man, Michael Brecker (March 29, 1949 – January 13, 2007). The album is simply called…

Vinyl Vault — Miles Davis, “The Man with the Horn”

Miles Davis dropped out of music in 1975 and adopted a reclusive lifestyle infested with alcohol, cocaine, and sex. He acknowledged in his autobiography that sex and drugs took the…

Vinyl Vault — The Great Buddy Tate

Sax and clarinet man Buddy Tate will be our next feature on the Vinyl Vault. We’ll hear some tracks from his 1981 release on Concord Jazz Records entitled “The Great…

Vinyl Vault — Jean Luc Ponty, “Fables”

The Vinyl Vault features the 1985 album from French violinist Jean Luc Ponty, entitled “Fables.” This one marked the end of Ponty’s long association with Atlantic Records and it was…

Vinyl Vault — Al Di Meola, "Elegant Gypsy"

It’s another fusion classic on the Vinyl Vault when we spin Al Di Meola’s 1977 album “Elegant Gypsy” released on the Columbia label. The album was the guitarist’s second album…

Vinyl Vault — Pharoah Sanders, "Love in Us All"

September was a tough month in the jazz world. Not only did we lose Ramsey Lewis, but groundbreaking jazz man Pharoah Sanders passed away on the 24th. An acolyte of…

Vinyl Vault — Remembering Ramsey Lewis

We lost Ramsey Lewis on September 12, 2022. A beloved jazz star for years, Lewis recorded dozens of albums and had numerous hits. The Vinyl Vault remembers Ramsey Lewis with…

Vinyl Vault — Perigeo

Perigeo has alternatively been described as jazz-rock fusion and as progressive rock. The fact is that the band melded all those influences into an elegant, intricate mixture that still sounds…

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