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All Jazz/Funk/Soul/R&B Episodes

July 15, 2019

Aron Magner on Spaga

Wanted to tell you about a new Jazz trio called Spaga.  They make interesting stripped down acoustic jazz music, and feature Aron…

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June 4, 2019

Ryan Zoidis

To describe Lettuce, in any specific genre would in itself be as silly as their name. They are a genre-busting six-member funk/ja…

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Feb. 28, 2019

Episode 181: Karl Denson

Gnomes and Badgers is the forthcoming record from Karl Denson due out March 8th. This record, is a significant departure for Dens…

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Feb. 8, 2019

Episode 176: Stanton Moore - Galactic

We’ve been big fans of Galactic dating back to 1998 and Crazy Horse Mongoose. They’ve always been a band that’s hard to describe …

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Jan. 28, 2019

Episode 173: Phil Tessis - After Funk

When I first met Phil Tessis at a Jam Labs event here in Toronto at a local bar, he was a quiet, unassuming, gifted guitar player…

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Jan. 11, 2019

Episode 168: Marc Brownstein

We’ve all been listening to the Disco Biscuits forever. We always keep an eye out for Marc Brownstein’s work, since we appreciate…

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Dec. 13, 2018

Episode 160: Lyle from Motet

The Motet have been on our radar for a long time. We like their version of Funk, Soul and R&B quite a bit. They have a new record…

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Oct. 25, 2018

Episode 148: John Medeski of Mad Skillet

While John Medeski fronts Mad Skillet, an interesting four piece borne out of New Orleans jams, the project is certainly a sum of…

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Sept. 20, 2018

Episode 137: Erik Deutsch

If you’ve part of the jam band scene for a while, you’ve no doubt heard the name Erik Deutsch. He’s been somewhat of a fixture da…

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Sept. 13, 2018

Episode 135: Sput From Ghost-Note

Attempting to define the kind of music Ghost Note plays, would be near impossible. They are a jazz hybrid that play funk, r&b, so…

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Sept. 6, 2018

Episode 133: Magic In The Other With Ezra Lipp

Magic in the Other is the brainchild of drummer Ezra Lipp, who’s name may be familiar from the San Francisco Jam Band scene. He’s…

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Sept. 4, 2018

Episode 132: Billy Martin of Medeski Martin & Wood

MMW’s forthcoming release Omnisphere featuring Alarm Will Sound, is something definitely a little different for our audience and …

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Aug. 23, 2018

Episode 130: Dave Brandwein of Turkuaz

Though the record won't be out until September 28th, I did have a chance to sample it, and have to tell, you it might be their be…

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Aug. 14, 2018

Episode 127: Robert Walter

The thing about being a talented musician is that you are often are in demand to play with many different people, and doing so, y…

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July 17, 2018

Episode 119: Cory Wong

We’re big fans of all of Cory’s projects including his work with Vulfpeck, and had no idea until recently the physical and indeed…

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