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    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 207

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 70:50


    Finally back after a several-week hiatus due to my move. Definitely some hard losses these past weeks, with absolute legends Pharoah Sanders and Ramsey Lewis passing away. Ramsey Lewis's records were some of the first jazz and funk records I purchased, and I highly recommend his catalog - it's still pretty affordable, and just as beautiful and funky as many of the "rare" and pricey records from other artists. Pharoah Sanders' records are getting a bit more pricey these days, but most are still attainable - and there are some good represses out there. Absolutely beautiful music. Rest in Power to both these legends, I'm eternally grateful for what they brought to all of us. I tried to intersperse some interview clips of each of them within this mix, which I did live on Twitch a few days ago.

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 206

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 56:09


    Sorry for the long delay, been a busy month. Starting to pack the records up now, so this will be my last mix at my current residence, and probably for another few weeks until I get things unpacked on the other side of LA. Kept things thematic for this one though - all jazz-related releases on the Melodiya label, which was the Soviet-era label that released records from not only Russia but other countries in region. Been slowly building a small stack of vinyl from this label and figured I'd play a few here. Enjoy!

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 205

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 33:20


    Some lazy summer jazz tunes for the hot, climate-change weather right now. Hope everyone is safe and staying as cool as possible! Appreciate all the listeners. More Knowledge Breaks mixes coming sometime soon, they just take a lot longer to put together but are on the way! Tracklist: Joe Pass, Don Randi, Joe Torres, Zimbo Trio, Kenny Dorham, Joe Bonner

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 204

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 32:18


    Several new-ish arrivals to the stacks featured this week! Many thanks for tuning in - if you can subscribe through whatever your favorite podcast app is, please do! Tracklist: Rupert Cobbett, Bobby Hamilton Quintet, Terumasa Hino Quintet, Tamba Trio, Green Sounds

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 203

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 31:49


    Some recent digs, purchases and crate selections. Beautiful flavors. Hope you enjoy. Tracklist: Soul Surfers, Jun O'eil, Steve Davis, Oliver Sain, Tim Eyermann, Latarnik

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 202

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 30:42


    A few beautiful jazz pieces this week, including some great covers of classics. Hope you all enjoy. Tracklist: Clifford Jordan, Dom Um Romao, Woody Shaw, Eldee Young, John Young Trio, Wynton Kelly Trio

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 201

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 26:42


    Back with a new episode - and new intro! - this week. Only played four records but they're four beautiful ones, two older and two brand new releases. Tune in! Tracklist: Marc di Marcos, Gianni Brezzo, David Axelrod, Chip Wickham

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 200

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 54:30


    As the podcast reaches 200 episodes, I want to again extend my deep appreciation to everyone who's tuned in since 2014! Wouldn't be doing this without all the amazing listeners. Also want to give a huge shout-out to Pipomixes and everyone else who has posted, tweeted, and said nice things about this podcast/mix-series/however you want to define it. Looking forward to the next 100 episodes! Recorded this one live on Twitch (twitch.tv/djianhead) and shout out to the folks who tuned in! As usual, every 50 episodes I dig into the hip-hop crates and play some independent releases, favorite b-sides and album cuts. Hope you dig it. Tracklist: Funkdoobiest, Nat Lover, Saafir, Kutfather, Shortie No Mass, Camp Lo, Natural Elements, Rhymefest ft Juice, Eardrumz ft Dr. Oop, Libertto ft Jumbo, Abyssinian Creole, Blackalicious ft Vursatyl, Powerrule, Lewis Parker, Grand Puba ft Sadat X, Raekwon, Latebloomer and Moemaw Naedon, Digable Planets

    Knowledge Breaks - Gregg Popovich

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 12:45


    I decided to feature legendary NBA coach Gregg Popovich on this Knowledge Breaks mix because, especially for a "rich white guy," as he refers to himself, he is incredibly outspoken on issues of white privilege, police brutality and anti-Black violence. I really appreciate that he pulls few punches and that he talks directly to other white people about confronting our privileges. This tape is a short compilation of some of his statements on things other than basketball - from George Floyd to Trump to Columbus Day. I wasn't able to find time to go back and forth on the breaks this month - so I blended together a few instrumentals off the vinyl platters for this one. Nor was I able to finish two tapes in one month, so I'm still a little behind schedule. But rest assured there's a lot more to come!

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 199

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 33:01


    More chill jazz selections this week. Enjoy - and subscribe on Apple if you can! Thanks for tuning in. Tracklist: Mal Waldron, Harold Danko Quartet, Tamba Trio, Stan Getz, Joe Bonner, Sly5thAve and Roberto Verastegui

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 198

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 32:58


    Another set of new and old, fuzzy fusion pieces for your ears! Enjoy. Tracklist: Soul Surfers, Grupo Fa 5, Cesar Mariano, Sly5thAve and Roberto Verastegui, George Duke, Brian Jackson

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 197

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 32:27


    Recorded this episode right after the Supreme Court leak of the opinion turning back Roe v. Wade, so I had to start it off with an old spoken-word piece from Digable Planets. "The facists are some heavy dudes / they don't really give a damn about life." Words that continue to ring true. If you're able please donate to these abortion funds listed on my Soundcloud and Twitter. Tracklist: Digable Planets, Azimuth, T. Takahashi, Gojkovic-Kovacev, Skymark, Raffy Bushman, New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 196

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 44:25


    Back from a week in my favorite city, New York! Got some serious digging in while there, and copped a few things that I figured I wouldn't see again anytime soon. Back in LA now to play a few of these things for you all. Recorded this episode live on Twitch again, which might become more of a routine in the future. We'll see. For now, enjoy. Gonna try and squeeze in a new Knowledge Breaks mix later this week as well, if possible. Tracklist: Kenny Dorham, Hideo Ichikawa Trio, Oleg Kutsekno, Bucknell Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Cesar Mariano, Roy Ayers, Tania Maria, Willis Jackson, Round Robin Monopoly

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 195

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 66:48


    Recorded live on a Sunday evening in front of a small Twitch audience, an hour of jazz joints make up the latest episode of Pullin from the Stacks! Stay tuned for future episodes to be streamed live as well starting in May. No episode next week as I'll be traveling but a new Knowledge Breaks before the month is out...thanks for tuning in! Tracklist: Donald Byrd, Hampton Hawes, Jazz Traficantes, George Shearing, Frank Cunimondo, Steve Grossman, Stanley Turrentine, Michel Sardaby, Clare Fischer, Atlantis Jazz Ensemble, Mutual Attraction, Build An Ark

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 194

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 27:40


    Short episode of some recent acquisitions and classics. Note to listeners: I'm going to start removing some past episodes of PFTS in the coming weeks on Soundcloud and iTunes, so make sure to download anything you've missed before it's gone! Tracklist: Felipe Dulzaides, Lance Ferguson, Sapo, Stone Alliance, Blossom Dearie, Diasonics

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 193

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 30:00


    Set of fusion-y, laid back flavors new and old. Expect a new "Knowledge Breaks" mix next week before the month is out! Subscribe on Apple Podcasts if you're inspired! Tracklist: Azar Lawrence, Allegro Jazz Band, Crusaders, Diasonics, Emma-Jean Thackray, Headhunters

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 192

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 36:57


    Back at it with a bunch of new digs! Starting this set off with a few pieces that just dropped into the PO box from Cuba, then moving into some private press jazz that I just scooped up in Portland, ending with a classic from the master Herbie Hancock. Enjoy! Tracklist: Ricardo Eddy y Expreso Ritmico, Felipe Dulzaides, Hilton Ruiz Trio, King James Version, Jan Deneau Trio, Bob Szainer Triad, Herbie Hancock

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 191

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 39:07


    I'm about to head up the coast to see the family but wanted to make sure I got a new episode in before I left! A few from the stacks and a few from recent digs on this one. Tune in! Tracklist: Dick McGarvin, Ken Rhodes, Marcio Montarroyos, Paulo Alencar, Bobby Shew, Marius Popp, Joe Bonner, Salvator Dragatto

    Knowledge Breaks - Eugene McDaniels

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 15:49


    The second monthly episode of the Knowledge Breaks series is dedicated to the great Eugene McDaniels aka the Left Rev McD. McDaniels took a turn in the late 1960s from singing more straight-ahead jazz and soul singing to much more politically-themed works, both song by himself as well as written for others, such as the song "Compared to What" made famous by Les McCann and Eddie Harris. I think many beat-heads and record fiends know about McDaniels' epic "Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse" album for the samples and its rarity, but the songs on the album scared the U.S. power structure so much that McDaniels was essentially blacklisted by his own record label. This didn't stop him however from setting up his own publishing company, which allowed him to survive on the royalties from his song writing, which includes the classic "Feel Like Making Love." There wasn't a tremendous amount of interview or vocal snippets available but I found a few great ones that I recommend listening to in full below. Since many of the breaks on "Headless Heroes" are well-known, I tried to mix in a few of his other works as well as covers and more obscure songs. His music and words are HIGHLY recommended and I hope everyone checks out his songs if you haven't before. Clips on this mix are from some great videos linked on my Soundcloud page. Please share!

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 190

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 43:30


    Back at it with something a little more mellow, new and old. Huge Rest in Power to the legend Syl Johnson. Thanks everyone for continuing to tune in. Tracklist: Syl Johnson, Elvin Jones, Ken Rhodes, Tamil Rogeon, Wildflower, Timo Lassy, Pharoah Sanders

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 189

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 31:36


    A little something different this week! I bought a Giogio Moroder record the past weekend in San Diego (with a classic sample) and figured I'd switch things up from the more usual PFTS flavor. Dig in! Tracklist: Giorgio Moroder, Bobby Caldwell, Kraftwerk, Keni Burke, Mtume, Orange Lake Drive, Sade

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 188

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 34:06


    A more spacey episode this week as January comes to a close. Don't forget to check out last week's first "Knowledge Breaks" mix if you haven't already! Many thanks as always for tuning in. Tracklist: Frank Cunimondo Trio, Hysear Don Walker, Surprise Chef, Vels Trio, Timo Lassy, the Seatbelts

    Knowledge Breaks - bell hooks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 12:00


    This is the first in a new monthly series I'm hoping to do for 2022: "Knowledge Breaks." Each episode will be a short mix of breakbeats and samples from my collection, overlaid with excerpts from some of my favorite inspirational, radical people. When I was thinking of who to feature first, my partner Bina made the great suggestion of starting with the incredible bell hooks, who sadly passed last month. bell hooks wrote about love, Black liberation, feminism, and so much more. Her book "All About Love" was and is very important to me. I highly recommend everyone seek out her work, especially those involved in the educational or academic fields. Many of the interviews that I excerpted on this tape were from a series hosted by the New School, and I hope everyone checks out the full episodes (linked from my Soundcloud page). There is no way to do justice to legendary people like bell hooks in such a short little mix. These are just a few excerpts I found compelling. The goal of this mixtape series is after a year, have a nice little compilation of voices, beats, breaks and knowledge. I hope everyone digs it, and searches out more from all of those featured. Please share!

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 187

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 30:15


    A few longer-form mellow jazz and soul selections this week! Tracklist: Lalo Schifrin, Grant Green, Tyrone Davis, O'del Levy, Fania All Stars

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 186

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 30:42


    Bringing in the new year with some laid-back jazz flavors from a bunch of records I've picked up in the last month or two. Tune in! Tracklist: Luther Lane, Frank Strazzeri, Dale Jacobs Group, Gary Bartz, Masabumi Sextet, Isoo Fukui Quartet

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 185

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 68:21


    Ending 2021 with a long set of some of my favorite purchases this past year! (I can't really call most of these "digs"). This episode is a combination of some long-time wants I knocked off the list with some of my favorite new records by both young, incredible artists as well as brilliant veterans like Brian Jackson. A huge, massive thank you to all the listeners who have tuned in this year, whether new or old. I greatly appreciate you. Special shout to Pipomixes for posting my mixes and for keeping DJ mixes alive for us all still doing this stuff! Tracklist: Michel Sardaby, Brian Jackson, Nucleus, JAB, Alex Santos Orchestra, Johnny Frigo Sextet, Garay Trio, Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas, Jimmy Heath, Amanda Whiting, Mankunku Quartet

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 184

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 46:05


    Heavy on the keys this time around! Joints new and old to meditate with on a chilly December day. Hope everyone is staying warm. Tracklist: Kenny Barron, Billy Cobham, Joe Harnell, Steve Kuhn, Jeff Palmer, Ashley Henry, Nala Sinephr

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 183

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 30:40


    Back this week with some mellow covers from the vinyl stacks. Thanks again to everyone tuning in! Will try and get a few tasty episodes in this month before the year is up! Tracklist: Sam Fribush Trio, Boom Clap Bachelors, Kiefer, High Pulp, Johnny Frigo Sextet, Surprise Chef

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 182

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 35:43


    I've said it before, there's just so much good music - especially that categorized as "jazz" - coming out that isn't necessarily on vinyl. Additionally, I can't necessarily afford every new vinyl release, and so will occasionally grab a song or two off an album on Bandcamp. This is a set of recent-ish releases that I've found over the past few months, some might be available on vinyl, others might not, but hopefully you enjoy them all. While Pullin from the Stacks remains primarily based off records, I think I will start mixing in a selection or two through Serato here and there going forward. Tracklist: The Hot at Nights, Qame Faraq, Dojo Cuts, Sam Fribush Trio, Chicago Jazz Collective, Farnell Newton, Ladybird Orchestra

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 181

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 40:05


    Back from a trip to the Northwest with some fresh digs! Jazz-related and more on the mellow side. Tune in! Tracklist: Overton Berry Trio, Joy Unlimited, John Cameron Quartet, Ester Miller, Brandee Younger, Bobby Hutcherson and more

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 180

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 41:57


    This past weekend I hit up Egon's store Rappcats where DJ Shadow was selling some of his vast collection. I missed the opening day but snuck in and out on Sunday with a random high school band record, featuring a nice cover of Freddie Hubbard's "Little Sunflower" as well as some original tunes. That record reminded me I'd been wanting to do a school band episode of Pullin for awhile now, so it was a good inspiration to dig through my crate of very random college and high school music for a couple of my favorites. You never know what you're getting with these records - so many are poor quality recordings or cheesy renditions, but among the many there are some real gems. Hope you dig.

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 179

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 37:44


    An amazing record recently landed in my post office box, an absolute classic of an album I honestly never thought I'd see in person let alone get a copy of: Winston Mankunku Ngozi's quartet masterpiece “Yakhal Inkomo” - I insist everyone at least take a listen to this on Spotify or elsewhere. On this episode I've included the title track to start off the set. There is also an excellent interview with South African jazz scholars Percy Mabandu, Kevin Davidson, Nduduzo Makhathini and Salim Washington discussing the importance of this recording, link is on my Soundcloud. Anyway, I decided to partner it on this podcast with a few other horn-heavy selections. Hope you dig! Tracklist: Mankunku Quartet, Azar Lawrence, Lee Morgan, Sahib Shihab, John Coltrane

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 178

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 25:28


    Kept it super mellow on this episode. Some great new releases from New York United and Nala Sinephro, along with some more obscure digs as well. Enjoy! Tracklist: New York United, Nala Sinephro, Kent Glenn, Ross, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge, Mal Waldron

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 177

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 39:00


    RIP Dr. Lonnie Smith. We're back with just a few mostly longer selections for your ears. Digging adventures continue, and more in store in the coming weeks! Thanks again for tuning in. Tracklist: Dr. Lonnie Smith, Nucleus, Whole Darn Family, Three Pieces, Gerry Neiwood

    Jailhouse Lawyers Mix

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 16:05


    Last month the latest edition of the Jailhouse Lawyer's Handbook was released by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the National Lawyer's Guild. Anyone in prison can write to either organization for a free copy, and family and friends can view and download copies at jailhouselaw.org. As part of the release, award-winning journalist and jailhouse lawyer Mumia Abu-Jamal recorded a segment on Prison Radio (prisonradio.org) regarding the critically important work of Jailhouse Lawyers. The Center for Constitutional Rights, where I work, also recorded a podcast featuring JLH co-editor and senior staff attorney Chinyere Ezie discussing the latest edition of the handbook. You can listen to that full podcast here: ccrjustice.org/activist-files Also in the past month, the legend Brian Jackson released his new album with Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge on their label Jazz is Dead. It's an incredible piece of music and I recommend everyone purchase it! You can grab a copy here: thebrianjackson.bandcamp.com/album/bria…son-jid008 I decided it might be fun to throw together a quick mix of parts of Brian Jackson's new album beneath the important words of Mumia and my colleague Chinyere. It's a short mix, just around 15 minutes long, but hope everyone takes a moment to listen. Jailhouse Lawyer's are doing unbelievable legal and advocacy work from inside prison walls that is often unheard and unappreciated on the outside. Many thanks to all who appear on this mix!

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 176

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 30:15


    Pulled some classic breaks as well as some dope new jazz covers for this one! Dig in. Tracklist: High Pulp, Julien Lourau, Didier Lockwood, Ian Carrs Nucleus, Monty Alexander

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 175

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 32:56


    Seven years of Pullin from the Stacks this month! Thanks everyone for supporting and welcome all new listeners. Another stack of new and old releases straight from the wax to the needles to your ears. Enjoy! Tracklist: Dougie Stu, Matthew Halsall, Grupo de Experimentacion, Steve Kuhn, Deodato, Ricardo Marrero and Time

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 174

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 42:08


    As summer winds down, Pullin from the Stacks is back with a bunch of new arrivals in the lab! A few from recent digs and others that touched down in the post office box, new releases and old. Hoping to be back on the regular Wednesday schedule starting in September - I got a stack of stuff to play so expect to head more soon! Remember to rate and leave a comment on Apple Podcasts if you have a chance! Tracklist: Woody Shaw, Dezron Douglas and Brandee Younger, Bodacious D.F., The Library Archive, Brian Jackson, Sven Wunder, Jimmy Heath, Graham Collier

    Summer Sessions #2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 27:43


    Meant to have this together sooner, but you know how it goes. Second Summer Session mix is all beats with a laid back flavor, for the headphones or the ride. Tried to play a few things old and a couple new. Enjoy!

    Summer Sessions #1

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 27:20


    Taking a brief break from the usual Pullin from the Stacks schedule to bring everyone a short series of "summer" mixes. Since I don't have enough time these days to plan out and put together something longer, I'm going to make this a series over the next month or so. Here's the first! A mix of favorites and the more obscure. Hope it can be played with the windows down on a cool evening - enjoy!

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 173

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 24:47


    Short set of treats that have landed in the PO Box recently or popped up in the record store. Big shout to everyone tuning in! Leave a comment on iTunes or Apple Podcasts if you have a chance! Tracklist: The Silhouettes, Heads of the Family, Fried Chicken, The Gangsters, The Section, Gabor Szabo

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 172

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 34:58


    Just pulled some mellow favorites from the jazz stacks this week, hope you enjoy! If you feel inspired, subscribe, rate and leave a comment on iTunes / Apple Podcasts for me! Many thanks to everyone tuning in. Tracklist: The Dalton Jazz Ensemble, Max Roach, Monty Alexander, Anthony Ortega Quartet, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Michel Sardaby

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 171

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 27:00


    Gift of Gab was most definitely a big part of my life's soundtrack since high school. I might have seen Blackalicious in concert more often than any other group. He was one of the most brilliant emcees I've ever heard, and from all accounts was just a great human. Sending love out to his family and friends. This is just a short tribute mix with a few favorite tracks and a few samples that give me that feeling that became part of the legendary music he and Chief Xcel made together. RIP.

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 170

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 30:39


    Back with a new session after my first travels since before the pandemic started. The selections here represent a few themes from this past month, in no particular order. Starting this off is a new one from the Phi-Psonics out of LA, who dropped two 45s a couple weeks ago - I picked them up from my digging buddy Geoff during a listening session at his spot last Friday. Next is Groove Holmes doing a live version of "Song for my Father" in tribute to my dad and all the dads everywhere this past Sunday. Then there's something futuristic from Joe Armon-Jones LP from a couple years ago that I picked up while in Portland the other week. Speaking of Portland, the next cut is from Slickaphonic, one of the incredible releases from Albina Music Trust, an organization and label releasing and documenting amazing jazz and funk gems from my hometown. Then there's a fusion classic from Janne Schaffer that I'd slept on before but grabbed a copy of while digging around Portland. Finally, now that summer has officially started, I figured I'd break out my dad's 45 of Quincy Jones's version of 'Summer in the City.' Seemed appropriate. Enjoy.

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 169

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 35:57


    Some jazz selections this week as we move into June. I'll be out of state the next couple weeks so there might be a pause in episodes, but I hope to return with a fresh batch of goodies to play! Many thanks to all for tuning in. Tracklist: Woody Shaw, The Sultan Swing, Stanley Cowell, Jackson Conti, Brian Auger

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 168

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 26:10


    Back after a short break with a short stack of high quality goodies! Strap the headphones on or roll the windows down and cool out to several records that touched down via US Postal in the past couple weeks. Don't let anyone tell you there's not great new music out there! Tracklist: Eje Thelin Group, Skymark, Vels Trio, Aver and Move78, Soul Surfers, Amanda Whiting, DJM Trio

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 167 - Free Palestine!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 36:37


    Special FreePalestine! episode dedicated to all the Palestinians under siege and fighting to hold onto their homes and their loved ones while the Israeli state continues to massacre people and steal Palestinian land, as they have for many decades. I urge everyone who isn't already supporting the Boycott Divest Sanctions movement to read up on it - you can do so here bdsmovement.net/ - and support the boycott of the apartheid Israeli state. I have also included two short interview excerpts on this mix from the 1970s record "Palestine Lives!" for some historical context. On my Soundcloud I have posted a number of places to donate and support. This episode is also dedicated to my partner and her family, as well as all my friends and colleagues breaking their fast over this next 24 hours. Eid Mubarak! These selections celebrate Muslim musicians, including Ahmadi Muslims. Tracklist: Interview, La Troupe Palestinienne de Deir Yassin, Jaubi, Yusef Lateef, Sulieman Saud (McCoy Tyner), La Troupe Palestinienne de Deir Yassin, Interview, Abdullah Ibrahim

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 166 - More Cal Tjader

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 42:28


    I noticed that the great Cal Tjader passed away around 40 years ago today (May 5th), and while I typically don't like doing death anniversaries, it did feel like a good time to revisit some of his records. The feeling of his music can't be understated - it just feels GOOD. Especially right now as spring moves toward summer, it seems perfect to break these albums out. This episode is also a bit of a sequel to an earlier Tjader mix on episode 24 of PFTS - I made sure to play a different selection of tracks, so go back and check that one too if you haven't already! Hope you enjoy.

    Jazz 45s Mix for International Jazz Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 35:30


    Since it's both International Jazz Day and 45Friday I figured I'd throw a mix of some jazz 45s together. This is completely rough and raw, I just grabbed a stack of 45s and did this in one take, just what felt good. Hope you enjoy!

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 165

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 31:51


    Took last week off, back at it this week with a short set. Shout out to everyone new tuning in as well as all the folks who've been rolling with us for a minute! Remember to check out twitch.tv/djianhead for live sets Sundays as well! Tracklist: Pat Parker, O'Donel Levy, Earth Wind and Fire, Jon Lucien, Curtis Mayfield, Catalyst, Jukka Eskola

    Pullin from the Stacks - Episode 164

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 33:34


    Check my Instagram or Soundcloud for ways to contribute in support Daunte Wright's family and community. Tracklist:Blue Mitchell, Gary Bartz, Young-Holt Limited, Web Web, George Shearing Trio, Herbie Hancock

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