Playing tracks by
Fabulous originals, Newban, Kamal Abdul Alim, Johnny Hawksworth & Hampton Hawes, The Pharaohs and more.
Jumping The Gap 8 May 2013
We started out jazzy today (after Fabulous Originals explained Fair vs Fun) with rarities from Kev Beadles' Private Collection. No, we didn't steal 'em off him, Beadle's released some jazz-groovers he's collected over the years including ones by Kamal Abdul Alim & The Pharaohs, which we just had to play alongside some recently re-issued spiritual jazz & an as-yet-un-aired Newban track. Check Newban's lyrics - hysterical. No wonder she left you! Pretty soon we were upping the tempos with disco & boogie, Latin good-oil from Fania, 80s Gwen Guthrie, a dose of soul from Chet Ivey & a beefed-up edit of Donald Byrd (hence today's mixcloud image & title). Speaking of edits, even 9 minutes of Jackey Beavers' Mr. Bump Man had us wanting more. Towards the end there's a preview of Bill Brewster's new After Dark selection for the Late Night Tales series, which includes a rare-as-Coalition policies Marti Caine gem.
Hope you enjoy.