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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sample This (Something Else! Radio for 9/23/14)

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Among with the usual mix of new and classic tunes I've included a short tribute to the man pictured above, Joe Sample.  He is most known for his work with the (Jazz) Crusaders, but has worked with people as varied as Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis and Michael Franks.  The Average White Band tune "Put It Where You Want It" is a cover of Joe's tune written for the Crusaders and the Michael Franks track "Chain Reaction" is another Crusaders song.  Mr. Sample passed away recently and has been a very influential person in my musical development.

Take a look at a couple videos where the man speaks for himself.

Something Else! Intro - Dj T-Bird
Stop War, Make Love - Omar
What Is This? - Sergio Mendes
Dream - Shankar Family
Put It Where You Want It - Average White Band
Spiral - Crusaders
Chain Reaction - Michael Franks
Grandma's Rocking Chair - Olli Ahvenlahti
Ska Trek - Tackhead
Breathe Easy - Ivaylo & Slammer feat. Renate
Trains Over Broadway (Pezzner's Native Language Rework) - Sleazy McQueen
The Game - Mega Jawns
All Gone feat. Fi McCluskey (Boogie Balo Remix) - Josh Caffe & David Newton
Love Attack - Brooklyn Classic

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