Blues from Britain’s Matt Schofield!!

MAtt Schofield

  Yesterday I listened to Matt Schofield’s new album Far As I Can See and if you’re like me and enjoy blues with some great guitar and some Hammond B3 added to the mix, then you’ll like the album –…

New Music from Two Master Musicians – Leon Russell and Ian Anderson!!

Homo erraticus

Leon Russell and Ian Anderson major stars in the 1970s, both released new albums this month! Boy it doesn’t seem possible that it’s been 44 years since I bought my first Jethro Tull album Benefit or 43 years since Leon…

Life’s Soundtrack – The Safari’s Workday flows better with the Music of R Carlos Nakai and Peter Kater

Kater and Nakai

Sometime in the late 90s, I discovered the music of Native American flute master R Carlos Nakai. Since that time many of his albums have made their way into my music library. Carlos flute, along with the vibes of Gary…

The Safari finds another gem – Tenor Saxophonist Javon Jackson! Did I hear an It’s about time!

Expression

Yesterday and today I was back to work at my regular job. Because I spent the day performing soil borings, logging the borings and collecting soil samples for permeability testing,(sounds like fun doesn’t it!) the work did not lend itself to music listening.…

No Herbie Hancock – What was I thinking?? Happy Belated Birthday – Herbie!!

Herbie Hancock

So last Saturday April 12th Herbie Hancock celebrated his 74th birthday, when I read that it was his birthday I started to think about his status in the jazz community and I asked myself – why haven’t you listened to…

It’s Monday – Here’s a Blues Playlist to Ease Us into the Week!!

Bernard Allison

So welcome to Monday it’s that day of the week that we all dread, the day that it’s back to work and the whole wonderful week lays before us! It’s enough to give anyone the blues. So here’s a lunch…