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DJ Smash & OthersDJ Smash Presents Phonography 2 – A Blue Note Mix Session ... CD
Blue Note, 2003. Used ... $1.99
An expansive exploration into the future of funky jazz – put together by DJ Smash, and even better than the first volume in the series! The set brings together recent tracks from a variety of Blue Note releases from around the globe – including a few from the ultra-tasty Blue Note France line – and it also includes a few remixes of straight jazz tracks as well. Titles include "Mesquelero" by Goran Kajfes, "Planet Rock" by Jason Moran, "Street Sounds" by Charlie Hunter with Mos Def, "Poetry In Motion" by Greg Osby, "Bridge To Bama (Hi Tek rmx dub)" by Soulive with Talib Kweli, "Kiss (DJ Smash rmx)" by Bob Belden Project with Jimi Tunnell, "Magrouni (Imhotep rmx)" by Erik Truffaz, "Jazz Mediterranee (Koop rmx)" by Henri Salvador, "Battlefield (Joe Claussell rmx)" by Wild Magnolias, "Into the Dark" by Marc Moulin, "Belmondo's Lip (DJ Spooky rmx)" by Don Byron, "Pat & Joe (DJ Smash rmx)" by Bobby Mc Ferrin, "Come Together (DJ Kingsize rmx)" by Bob Beldon Project with Cassandra Wilson & Dianne Reeves, and "Uninvisible (DJ Smash rmx)" by Medeski Martin & Wood. CD

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VariousBlue Note Revisited ... CD
Blue Note, 2004. Used ... $5.99
A dream come true! Someone at Blue Note is keeping their eyes and ears on the street and in the clubs – because here's another late model conceptual triumph – a remix project pairing current innovators in the club and hip hop underground with classic numbers from the label's vaults! The concept is simple; classic numbers are given to handpicked remixers, re-doers, and stylistic misfits best suited to re-work that particular number. Mo Wax maestros La Funk Mob open the set with a mellow, club soul tweak of Wayne Shorter's "Oriental Funk Song". Kenny Dope trips out Bobby Hutcherson's "La Malanga" into a bubbly club funk jam. "Kyoto Jazz Massive" completely re-work Eddie Henderson's "Kudu" into a wonderful number all their own. Perhaps the biggest triumph of all here is the consistency throughout; every artist attached brings their A-game (how could they do any less, given a chance to add their own elements to the some of the most influential numbers they could get their hands on?) Amazing, amazing stuff – whether it's the scratched up, hip hop flavor J Dilla brings to Jack McDuff's "Oblighetto" or the righteous electronic groove Jazzanova drops on Eddie Gale's "Song Of The Will", the minimalist, keys and beats drive Osunlade brings into Grant Green's "A Time To Remember". Every track sparkles! Other tracks include DJ Spinna/Donald Byrd "Lansanna's Priestess", 4 Hero/Horace Silver "Won't You Open Up Your Senses", DJ Cam & Erik Truffaz/Donald Byrd "The Emperor", Herbert/Michel Petrucciani "Caravan" and more! (Funky Compilations, New Grooves) CD

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✨✧ Charlie HunterSteady Groovin' – The Blue Note Groove Sides ... CD
Blue Note, 2005. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Jazz, New Grooves) CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)
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✨✧ HexHex ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 2013. Used ... $22.99
One of the coolest new Japanese combos we've heard in awhile – a group who have some of the live jamming of the club jazz generation, but who also touch on some of the noisier elements of an earlier generation of Japanese avant players as well! The blend is great – never too free or far outside – but a really fresh reinvention of the kinds of core sounds we've been digging from groups like Quasimode or Indigo Jam Unit. Like both those groups, the lineup here is relatively lean – both piano and keyboards played at the same time, with acoustic and electric bass, and heavy drums and rhythms from Midorin – who we know for his work in Soil & Pimp Sessions! The electric and acoustic elements work together beautifully – often widening the sound around the edges with lots of cool sonic elements, while the core rhythms still move forward strongly. The aesthetic is quite fresh, while still holding on to other great elements of the Japanese scene – another local winner for the exciting Japanese branch of Blue Note! Titles include "Jazzstep", "Suite For The Visionary", "Uncensored Love Transmission", "Tropicalia 14", and "Dahsur Waltz" – plus great remakes of "The Osaka Blues" and "Hello To The Wind" – and a wonderful version of "Tokyo Blues" with vocals by Ed Motta! CD
(Out of print, includes obi. Promotional stamp on CD.)

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Greg Osby3D Lifestyles ... CD
Blue Note, 1993. Used ... $2.99
Greg's first big set for Blue Note – a new groove spectacular, with a blend of funky jazz and hip hop sensibilities. Titles include "Raise", "3D Lifestyles", "Hardcopy", "Street Jazz", "Intelligent Madness", "Flow To The Underculture", and "Mr Gutterman". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Medeski, Martin & WoodUninvisible ... CD
Blue Note, 2002. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A return to slightly funky work for MMW – lots of organ, Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer, and other groovy keyboards from John Medeski driving the set, backed by some excellent rhythm work by Billy Martin and Chris Wood. This is probably their most compelling album in years – at least to our funk-drenched ears – and we really dig the performance, production, and streamlined approach to the groove. Still has plenty of leftfield touches that you'd find in recent work – and they're sewn in nicely to the funky fabric of the whole set! Titles include "I Wanna Ride You", "Ten Dollar High", "Smoke", "Nocturnal Transmission", "Off The Table", "Edge Of Night", "Your Name Is Snake Anthony", and "Pappy Check". CD

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✨✧ US3Broadway & 52nd ... CD
Blue Note, 1997. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not a bad record overall, despite a slightly painful attempt from Bruce Lundvall (in the liner notes) to claim that US 3 are Blue Note's link between the past and the future – a fact that everyone certainly knew by then, as the group scored more cash for Blue Note in a short time than most other artists did in a lifetime! Apart from the odd rap, which as always, gets in the way, there's some nice enough moments on here – especially when Ed Jones gets to play a bit of sax. Titles include "Hymn For Her", "Soul Brother", "Time & Space", "Doin A Crime", "Nowadays", "Grand Groove", "True To The Game", "Come On Everybody (Get Down", "Caught Up In A Struggle", and "Soul Brother". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ US3Hand On The Torch ... CD
Blue Note, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The biggest selling album ever cut by Blue Note – and a festive romp through samples of the label's famous jazz catalog! US3 mix it up on tunes that include "Cantaloop", "I Got It Goin On", "Different Rhythms", "Eleven Long Years", "Lazy Day", "Cruisin", and more! CD
(Out of print.)

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