Jazz Amnesty Sound Sytem #17
Dj Mixes
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound Sytem #17

Let My Children Hear Mingus “That’s jazz music you’re listening to  Now, I’ve got 15 cents between me and starvation  And I’ll probably have to walk it all the way uptown  Cause I’m living on that music again  You see, I love jazz music…  That’s pretty music, boy  Pretty, but …

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Bill Cosby on the Drums
Jazz

Bill Cosby on the Drums

This is one of the best music anecdotes recounted by Bill Cosby, one of the best story tellers ever. He goes on to share a story where he was embarassed by saxophone player Sonny Stitt only to be saved by Max Roach on the drums. Priceless! Taken from THE DICK …

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System #15
Dj Mixes
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound System #15

You get to the club early because you’ve heard these warm up sets are amazing. Jazzy sounds fill the room with a bubbly beat keeping things lively. As the night progresses you sense the energy picking up and leaving you off at the doorstep where the party is at. After …

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System #16
Dj Mixes
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound System #16

The Jazz Amnesty Sound System (or J.A.S.S.) is run by Montreal djs Andy Williams & Sweet Daddy Luv. With an honest admiration, appreciation and awe for the dedication and skills of its honored players, these veteran selectors delve deep into the rich history of jazz in an attempt to weave …

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System “Ex-Pat Edition”
Dj Mixes
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound System “Ex-Pat Edition”

From Andy Williams (J.A.S.S Co-Founder): “I’m very proud to be joining forces with Lew Braden (a.k.a “Sweet Daddy Luv“) on this project J.A.S.S.The work and effort that has gone into these mixes,beats,and story-telling is something I’ve been waiting for since the folding of Operation Jazz. I’m sure this edition of …

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System #14
Dj Mixes
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound System #14

Music has evolved in leaps and bounds over the past hundred years and the harbinger of many of these changes is technology. The invention of the microphone changed music, the ability to amplify sound changed music, the ability to record sound changed music, radio changed music, records changed music, synthesizers …

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Future Classic: Jose James “Trouble”
Future Classics
Jazz Soul

Future Classic: Jose James “Trouble”

It’s no secret that we at MIMS have always had major love from Jose James. James is one of the freshest voices to hit the jazz and soul scene for a long long time and in addition to being ridiculously talented the guy is really prolific. Since he hit the …

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System #10
Dj Mixes
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound System #10

The Jazz Amnesty Sound System want to get you up out of your seat with J.a.s.s. #10. A few toe tappin’ gems get your blood circulating at the start the session that soon segue into a plethora of good times for you and your dancing shoes. This collection of dancefloor …

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Freddie Hubbard - Love Connection
Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno Jazz Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Freddie Hubbard “Sunflower” (1980)

I like hunting for obscure samples but I also like when more obvious samples are used by a bunch of different producers in different genres: the “Amen Brother” drum break, the keys from Donald Byrd‘s “Think Twice”, pretty much all the Bob James records on CTI. My own personal story …

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Jazz

Oscar Peterson – Top 7 Picked by Andy Williams

I thought I’d point out that a very important event is happening tomorrow in Montreal. A giant mural by Montrealer Gene Pendon (one of the founders of HVW8) honouring Montreal jazz legend Oscar Peterson. It will be unveiled in front of of the Peterson family, the mayor of Montreal and …

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Jazz Amnesty Sound System #11
Dj Mixes
Jazz

Jazz Amnesty Sound System #11

More jazz from J.A.S.S. boys (Andy Williams & Dj Luv) listen in as we continue to free jazz from the confines of records sleeves one mix at a time. J.a.s.s. #11 by Jazz Amnesty Sound System on Mixcloud

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