Playing tracks by
Blake and Brass, Red Hook Soul, Michael Blake, MB, Lucky Thompson Project and more.
This show was 2nd in the global nu jazz chart, 14th in the global indie chart, 25th in the global funk - soul - jazz chart and 28th in the global jazz chart.
An enduring presence for the last 30 years, saxophonist, composer and bandleader Michael Blake has built his reputation playing jazz and creative music in New York City. The visionary composer and arranger has built a discography that impresses for depth and range, from his hard-hitting projects Hellbent and Blake Tartare, to the soul and R&B tinged Red Hook Soul, to tribute projects dedicated to the repertoire of Lucky Thompson and Herbie Nichols, not to mention his compelling musical travelogues.
In advance of the next Rizzoli Music Aperitivo curated by Mondo Jazz [Sunday 7 April 2019 – 5pm - 1133 Broadway btw 25th-26th St. NYC], this mixtape features highlights from his wide-ranging discography.
The playlist features Michael Blake, Blake and Brass, Red Hook Soul, Frank Kimbrough, Ben Allison, Rudy Royston, Herbie Nichols Project, Blake Tartare, Samuel Blaser, Michael Sarin, Jeff Ballard, Hellbent.
Photo: Ludovico Granvassu