Episode 119: Kind of Blue

Jessica Rand 087

 

Thanks to Jessica Rand for joining us this week! You can listen above, or download the episode right here.

Topic:

  • Jazz!
  • Where did we all begin with Jazz? What exactly is Jazz?
  • Who are the most important people in the genre?
  • What are the different subgenres? What about “Soft Jazz”?
  • What are some things that stop people from getting into it?
  • Where should newcomers start?

Songs:

  • Hot Chip – “Huarache Lights”
  • Herbie Nichols Trio – “45 Degree Angle”
  • Motion City Soundtrack – “Everything is Alright”
  • Chromatics – “Just Like You”

Bands:

  • Hot Chip – “Huarache Lights”
  • Wild Ones
  • Alialujah Choir
  • Aphex Twin
  • St. Vincent
  • Beck
  • Beyonce
  • Tenacious D
  • Mastodon
  • Motorhead
  • Drake
  • Herbie Nichols Trio
  • Charles Mingus
  • Duke Ellington
  • John Coltrane
  • Miles Davis
  • Art Blakey
  • George Gershwin
  • Elvis Costello
  • Chet Baker
  • Charlie Parker
  • The Blue Cranes
  • Christopher Brown
  • Wayne Shorter
  • Robert Glasper
  • Billie Holiday
  • Cannonball Adderley
  • Sun Ra
  • Herbie Hancock
  • The Bad Plus
  • Go Go Penguin
  • Sheila Jordan
  • Lucky Peterson
  • Luis Conte
  • Tito Puente
  • Gene Krupa
  • Bill Evans
  • Nils Frahm
  • Kenny G
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Lou Rawls
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Grateful Dead
  • Weather Report
  • Jaco Pastorius
  • Tortoise
  • John Zorn
  • MarchFourth Marching Band
  • Pink Martini
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • St. Paul & the Broken Bones
  • Robert Cray
  • Rod
  • The Church
  • Mr. Bones
  • Daniel Lanois
  • Chromatics
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