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Barney Kessel – Live at the
Jazz Mill 1954 – CD and Red Vinyl

Unearthed tape from a jazz icon. Thanks to a 21-year-old with a tape machine, we can all experience the majesty of guitar legend Barney Kessel at his 1954 best!Even if you don't know Barney Kessel, you know Barney Kessel -- as a first-string member of the group of LA session musicians nicknamed "The Wrecking Crew," Kessel's guitar is heard on just about every LA-based hit you'd care to name from the 60s, including songs by the Monkees and The Beach Boys' legendary Smile LP. And that's Kessel's playing on the famous "fight music" from the Star Trek TV series. He was regarded as the very best of the session guitarists by [...]

Barney Kessel – Live at the
Jazz Mill 1954 – CD and Red Vinyl
2020-06-23T22:07:58+00:00

Jack Miller Audio Tour

Remembering Jack Miller Jack Miller was born on Christmas Eve, 1932 into a musical family. His father Bernard played banjo, his mother Dorothy sang; music was part of the Miller family's everyday life in Chicago. Like his parents, Jack loved music, playing the coronet and piano. But performing was not the relationship Jack would develop with music; recording it became the passion of his life. His father recognized Jack's interest when he was very young and purchased a disc recorder for him. At the age of eight, Jack began recording everything around him on acetate discs. When Jack was 10, his brother Bill was born; two years later his sister Lynn [...]

Jack Miller Audio Tour2017-07-07T22:09:03+00:00

Remembering Jack Miller

Jack Miller was born on Christmas Eve, 1932 into a musical family. His father Bernard played banjo, his mother Dorothy sang; music was part of the Miller family's everyday life in Chicago. Like his parents, Jack loved music, playing the coronet and piano. But performing was not the relationship Jack would develop with music; recording it became the passion of his life. His father recognized Jack's interest when he was very young and purchased a disc recorder for him. At the age of eight, Jack began recording everything around him on acetate discs. When Jack was 10, his brother Bill was born; two years later his [...]

Remembering Jack Miller2020-01-15T20:46:43+00:00

Happy Birthday to Me!

To purchase any of the red carpet photos: www.joshuamatic.com/p615016890 Password: AZMusic

Happy Birthday to Me!2017-07-07T22:17:29+00:00

Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, the guest is Johnny D.

Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, guest is Johnny D, Arizona music archivist and historian, with recorded examples of the 1950s and ’60s “Phoenix sound:” Al Casey-Ramrod, Caravan, Sanford Clark-The Fool Duane Eddy-Rebel Rouser Denny Reed-A Teenager Feels it Too Waylon Jennings-My World […]

Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, the guest is Johnny D.2020-06-23T20:31:51+00:00

Audio Ranch – Episode 52

Al Casey, "Ramrod" James Brown "Think I Don't Mind" [Live at the Apollo] Mighty Clouds of Joy, "I've Come This Far By Faith" [Live at the Apollo] O.V. Wright, "Ace of Spade" Buchanan and Goodman, "The Flying Saucer Goes West" The Big Loser, "This Is Monte" Eddie and the Showman, "Baja" Jason Isbell, "If It Takes a Lifetime" Kendrick Lamar, "These Walls" Joanna Newsom, "Sapokanikan" Willie Thrasher, "Wolves Don't Live By The Rules" Kurt Vile, "Lost My Head There" Barney Kessel and the Jazzmillers, "Tea For Two" Lizz Wright, "I'm Confessin'" Kenny Burrell, "Soul Lament" Duke Pearson, "Gate City Blues" Gregory Porter, "Just In Time" Gun Outfit, "Legends of My Own" [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 522017-06-15T05:07:32+00:00

Audio Ranch – Episode 51

Al Casey, "Ramrod" Loose Fur, "Laminated Cat" Stevie Wonder, "Big Brother" Doug Hream Blunt, "Gentle Persuasion" John Martyn, "Eibhli Ghail Chiuin ni Chearbhail" David Bowie, "Sound & Vision" The Enemies, "Too Much Monkey Business" Three Dog Night, "Try a Little Tenderness/Mama Told Me Not To Come/Shambala" Giant Sand, "The Chill Outside" Cat Power, "Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again" Buffy Sainte-Marie"God Is Alive, Magic Is Afoot" Walt Steenhuis, "Albatross" Deerhunter, "Breaker" The Beat Angels, "Hung Over With Jenny" Billy Joe Royal, "Down In the Boondocks/Hush/I Knew You When/Cherry Hill Park" Sue Harris, "Wanting You" Lee Hazlewood, "Holdin' On Too Long" Daryl Hall, "Something In 4/4 Time" Youssou N'Dour & [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 512017-06-15T05:07:33+00:00

Audio Ranch – Episode 50

Al Casey, “Ramrod” Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, “100 Days, 100 Nights” Bob Dylan, “Autumn Leaves” The Tubes, “Monkey Time” Brenton Wood, “The Oogum Boogum Song” Otis Redding, “Chained and Bound” Pahinui Bros, “My Old Friend The Blues” Samuel L. Cool Jay, “Slip and Slide” ? & the Mysterians, “Midnight Hour” The Banana Splits, “I Enjoy Being a Boy (In Love With You)” The Seeds, “Can’t Seem To Make You Mine” The Walker Brothers, “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore” Nick Lowe, “(I’ve Been Taking The) Truth Drug” Calexico, “Falling From the Sky” Uncle Tupelo, “Watch Me Fall” Big Star, “Ballad of El Goodo” The Slits, “Man Next Door” The Dots, [...]

Audio Ranch – Episode 502017-06-15T05:07:33+00:00