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Category Archives: Jazz Rock

Single Buena – Morphine

How’s this for one cool tune.  The bass riff catches you , the drums keep the beat, cool vocals then CB’s in sax heaven.  What a great sound!  I was … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 · 19 Comments

Album : Traffic – Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys

CB was by now a Traffic fan.  ‘Low Spark’ didn’t do anything to dispel that.  The opening cut continues with their familiar sound. Winwood’s vocals and some nice flute from … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · 23 Comments

Album : Mark-Almond

  CB knew of John Mark and Johnny Almond from their work with John Mayalls’ ‘Turning Point’ (A CB fave).  So when a friend, who had turned me onto other … Continue reading

January 7, 2018 · 21 Comments

Album : Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy – Return To Forever featuring Chick Corea

It was just a natural progression that CB would get to this record.  All the stuff he was listening to, King Crimson, Yes, Frank Zappa, Steely Dan and more to … Continue reading

December 24, 2017 · 16 Comments

Album : Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention – Over-Night Sensation

CB’s second venture into Zappa music.  He followed up with ‘Over-Night Sensation’ after he wore out ‘Apostrophe’.  Zappa and the Mothers didn’t waste any time setting the hook deeper with … Continue reading

November 12, 2017 · 23 Comments

Album : Miles Davis – Bitches Brew

Cincinnati was well on his way in his musical discoveries.  He was expanding his tastes. He had an idea about the jazz thing.  His dad had exposed him to Coleman … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · 16 Comments

Album : Van Morrison – Moondance

CB had heard Van Morrison’s music on the radio and dug the cuts he heard,  ‘Brown Eyed Girl’, ‘Blue Money’, ‘Domino’, ‘Wild Night’, ‘Gloria’.  So when he made the plunge … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · 22 Comments

Album : Steely Dan – Count Down to Ecstasy

I’d heard Steely Dan on the radio. ‘Reelin In the Years’ and ‘Do it Again’ both really cool-tunes.   Somehow this is the album I chose to get and neither … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · 14 Comments

Album : Jack Bruce – Songs For a Tailor

CB was already a big fan of the man with two first names.  This was the first solo album by one of the members of Cream that CB acquired.  He … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · 23 Comments

Album : Birds of Fire – Mahavishnu Orchestra

The album opens with a couple  gong strikes, the band starts to filter in with the violin laying down a riff, the drums come in and then boom, guitar and … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 · 8 Comments