Discover: Vinyl Vault

Vinyl Vault: "City Lights" by Dr. John

Geoff Anderson

The Vinyl Vault remembers the late Dr. John by featuring his 1978 album “City Lights.” Released on A&M/Horizon records, the album was recorded in New York City but retained the…

Vinyl Vault: "Fish This Week" by Les McCann

Geoff Anderson

This week the Vinyl Vault will feature a Les McCann double album entitled “Fish This Week.” Released in 1973 on Blue Note Records, the album is actually a compilation of…

Vinyl Vault: "Phantom Navigator" by Wayne Shorter

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault features a 1987 album from Wayne Shorter, “Phantom Navigator.” Released on Columbia the year after the last Weather Report album came out, Phantom Navigator continues Shorter’s…

Vinyl Vault: "Dragon King" by Osamu Kitajima

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault serves up a taste of Japan with Osamu Kitajima’s “Dragon King,” a 1981 release on Arista Records. The album is a fusion of American jazz and…

Vinyl Vault: I Heard That! by Quincy Jones

This week’s Vinyl Vault features a Quincy Jones album never released on compact disc: “I Heard That!” It was  a double album released in 1976 on A&M Records. The first…

Vinyl Vault: Silver n' Wood by Horace Silver

Geoff Anderson

The fundraiser edition of the Vinyl Vault will feature a 1976 album from Horace Silver entitled “Silver ‘n Wood.” Released on Blue Note Records, this was one of five “Silver…

Vinyl Vault: Remembering Dave Samuels

The Vinyl Vault remembers Dave Samuels. Vibes and marimba man Samuels passed away last week at age 70, but he left a compelling musical legacy. One of his many projects…

Vinyl Vault: "Back to the Roots" - Ramsey Lewis

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault features a 1971 album from Ramsey Lewis entitled “Back to the Roots.” It’s an acoustic date, primarily with a trio featuring Cleveland Eaton on the bass…

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