Forgotten Treasures
Jazz

Forgotten Treasure: Billy Robinson “The Family” (1972)

During the 60s and 70s, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation sought out. the finest jazz musicians in Canada and recorded them improvising live in a small combo setting to document their work for posterity. A few vinyl LPs of each session were pressed up but most this incredible music has been …

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Music Documentaries
Jazz

Forgotten Treasure: Miles Davis Quintet “Agitation” Live

Jazzy Saturday morning while cleaning the house. And what better than a little bit of classic Miles. Great live capture of the uncompromising Miles Davis‘ quintet featuring Wayne Shorter on saxophone, Tony Williams on drums, Ron Carter on bass and Herbie Hancock on keys. Shit, I’d take that starting five …

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José James
Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Jose James “Coltrane (Dear Alice)”

Jose James unveils another unreleased track in honor to the late jazz legend Alice Coltrane, the wife of John Coltrane, who passed away four years from now. I don’t have any information on where this song may end up, but there is no doubt that this song could have made …

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MIMS Lists
Beats Jazz

Lexis “My Playlist for Snowy nights in Montreal”

It’s that time of the year again. The first snowstorm of the year in Montreal. You can choose to be pissed that going to work or school takes 3 hours instead of 1 (hahah @ suburbs people!) or you can choose to enjoy the beauty of the first snow of …

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Jose James Tribute Mix
Dj Mixes
Jazz

José James “Tribute Selections” by FullRange

Minneanapolis-born and London-based jazz singer and songwriter, José James is the rising star of the next generation of contemporary music. Since the release of his Equinox demo back in 2006, James’ forged his reputation by collaborating on record with a wide assortment of jazz and hip-hop acts, including, Nicola Conte, …

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Dj Mixes
Jazz

FullRange “New Generation of Jazz 2010” special mix for MIMS

Really dope and exclusive mix by Montreal’s FullRange giving us his taste of personal favorites in all the new jazz acts.

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Future Classics
Jazz

Future Classic: Jose James “Lay you down”

Jose James returns to drop a few solo tracks after collabos with Jazzanova, Flying Lotus, Nicola Conte. Seriously, I still consider his “Dreamer” album to be wayyyy slept on. Nothing against Micheal Bubble, Jamie Cullum and others but in terms of Vocal Jazz, this is the real shit real here. …

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Future Classic: Jose James – “Park bench people”
Future ClassicsMusic Documentaries
Jazz Soul

Future Classic: Jose James “Park bench people”

Beautiful video for Jose James‘  new single off the outstanding “The Dreamer” LP out now on Brownswood. Hands down one of our favorite records of the year. JJ is a talent to watch out for, this dude will change the face of vocal jazz in years to come. The video …

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