Discover: Vinyl Vault


Vinyl Vault: Passion Dance

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault pays tribute to the late McCoy Tyner by featuring a live album from 1978, “Passion Dance,” recorded live in Japan. Two tracks feature Ron Carter on…

Vinyl Vault: Shadows and Light by Joni Mitchell

Geoff Anderson

Tonight’s Vinyl Vault, winter fundraiser edition, features a 1980 double live album from Joni Mitchell, “Shadows and Light.” Recorded live at the Santa Barbara Bowl during Mitchell’s tour in support…

Vinyl Vault: "Funky Mother"

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault gets down; all the way down with local funksters Analog Son and their fourth album, “Funky Mother.” The album serves up a relentless program of the…

Vinyl Vault: "Lyle Mays"

Geoff Anderson

The Vinyl Vault features the first solo album from long-time Pat Metheny Group keyboardist Lyle Mays. Simply entitled “Lyle Mays,” the album was released in 1986 on Geffen Records. Although…

Vinyl Vault: "Live at Jimmy's"

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault will feature the swinging big band sound of Maynard Ferguson recorded Live at Jimmy’s in 1973. This release on the Columbia label is widely viewed as…

Vinyl Vault: Asleep at the Wheel

Geoff Anderson

The stock show is in town so it’s only fitting and proper for the Vinyl Vault to put a little twang in its swing. There’s no better way to do…

Vinyl Vault: Vince Guaraldi at Grace Cathedral

Geoff Anderson

This week the Vinyl Vault goes to church with the album “Vince Guaraldi at Grace Cathedral.” Recorded in 1965, it is believed to be the first use of jazz during…

Vinyl Vault: "1969" by Julie Driscoll

Geoff Anderson

This week's Vinyl Vault features an album from British vocalist Julie Driscoll entitled “1969.” Recorded in 1969, but not released until 1971 on Polydor, the album was her first solo…

Vinyl Vault: "Lucifer" by Kenny Barron

Geoff Anderson

By the mid-1970s, electronic instruments were becoming more and more common in jazz leaving musicians and audiences divided on the wisdom of their inclusion in what had previously been an…

Vinyl Vault: "Arabesque" by John Klemmer

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault features John Klemmer’s 1978 album “Arabesque,” released on the ABC record label. Klemmer, a tenor sax man with a big, fat sound, explores Brazilian and Latin…

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