Kenney Polson – Love On A Two Way Street (Official Video)

Kenney Polson – Love On A Two Way Street (Official Video)

Kenney Polson is an up-and-coming artist, an altoist and soprano-saxophonist who has his own sound. Producer and Grammy Award winner Don Mizell, a long-time friend, says of the saxophonist, “Kenney makes melodies sound gorgeous without sounding sappy. His compositions are distinctive and well crafted, and he has a beautiful sense of melody.” Kenney wrote the arrangement of “Love On A Two Way Street” thinking of his mother. According to him, she used to like that…

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Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Bruce Springsteen – “Born to Run”

Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Bruce Springsteen – “Born to Run”

Believe it or not Bruce Springsteen is one artist that this Jersey Boy has a complicated history with. Chill’en, it all began way back in the early 1970’s, when I would be at family gatherings or with neighbors and you’d hear his name pop up from older kids. They had seen this band called E Street fronted by a guy named Bruce, at some bar or college in the Tri state and they had had…

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Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Sly Stone And The Family Stone – “There’s a Riot Goin’ On”

Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Sly Stone And The Family Stone – “There’s a Riot Goin’ On”

This is a difficult album for me to characterize. It is the last hurrah of a genius who started to let his lifestyle choices get the better of him. But it is also an album of a man who has a lot of personal power and it seems he is saying, “No way am I going along with that”, no matter how many raised fists he sees. I find it hard also to understand the…

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Orlando ‘Cachaito’ Lopez | Cachaito

Orlando ‘Cachaito’ Lopez | Cachaito

ARTIST: Orlando ‘Cachaito’ Lopez TITLE: Cachaito LABEL: World Circuit World Circuit has been reissuing much of its catalog, giving you a new reason to hear this one-of-a-kind 2001 album. Cachaito was universally regarded as Cuba’s greatest bassist; he joined the popular Orquesta Riverside at age 12, went on to found the legendary Irakere, and played bass on all the Buena Vista Social Club (BVSC) sessions. BVSC producer (and World Circuit proprietor) Nick Gold put together…

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