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Vinyl Vault: "The Fox" - Urbie Green

Geoff Anderson

This week on the Vinyl Vault we’ll hear from trombonist Urbie Green and his 1977 album “The Fox,” released on CTI records. Green’s warm, rich tone and superb style shines…

The Vinyl Vault: "The Sun and Moon Have Come Together"

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault features the second album from the little-known band The Fourth Way. The album, “The Sun and Moon Have Come Together,” was recorded live in Berkeley in…

Vinyl Vault: Features the Music of Ben Sidran

Geoff Anderson

Ben Sidran is coming to town on Wednesday, so the Vinyl Vault will feature tunes from some of his albums not in the KUVO library. We’ll hear tracks from 1974’s…

Vinyl Vault: "Imaginary Voyage" by Jean Luc Ponty

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault features an old favorite, Jean Luc Ponty’s 1976 album “Imaginary Voyage.” This was one of the earlier of a long string of fusion albums Ponty released…

Vinyl Vault: "Spanish Blue" by Ron Carter

Geoff Anderson

This week’s Vinyl Vault, Fundraiser Edition, features a 1975 album from Ron Carter entitled “Spanish Blue.” Released on the CTI label, the album features four tracks, three written by Carter…

Vinyl Vault: "Back From the Gig" by Booker Ervin

Pete Simon

The Vinyl Vault features Booker Ervin's "Back From the Gig." This is a Blue Note "twofer" the first part of which is also attributed to pianist Horace Parlan ("Happy Frame…

Vinyl Vault: "Unorthodox Behaviour" by Brand X

Geoff Anderson

The Vinyl Vault will feature the first album from the fusion group Brand X, “Unorthodox Behaviour.” Yes, it was a British band; you can tell by that extra “u.” However,…

Vinyl Vault: "A Little New York Midtown Music" by Nat Adderley

Geoff Anderson

This week, the Vinyl Vault will feature “A Little New York Midtown Music” by Nat Adderley. Released in 1979 on the Galaxy label, the album featured Johnny Griffin on tenor,…

Vinyl Vault: "Stanley Clarke"

Geoff Anderson

This week the Vinyl Vault goes back to 1974 for some classic fusion with the album “Stanley Clarke.” It’s the second solo album from the acclaimed bassist, released around the…

Vinyl Vault: "Happy Children" by Osibisa

This week’s Vinyl Vault features World Beat pioneers Osibisa and their 1973 album “Happy Children.” The music on the album combines traditional African beats and drumming with more contemporary elements…

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