Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ July 4th, 2015

Bridging Bear Style
Happy 
4th of July! Tonight’s show is going to be a “Get you in the mood to party” selection of music.  There is no real direction to the music… rather, I’m just playing what feels right at the moment… enjoy! 

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Set List 
Hour 1

  1. The Spam Allstars- La Vida COntunia
  2. Ozomatli- Esa Morena [Coming Up EP]
  3. Diesler- Cotton Wool [Tru Thoughts: Shapes Vol. 1]
  4. Panama Cardoon- Oye! [Oye! EP]
  5. Joe Bataan- Chick-A-Boom [Chick A Boom EP]
  6. Raphael Saadiq- Keep Marching [The Way I See It]
  7. The Winstons- Amen Brother [Color Him Father]
  8. The Bamboos- Another Day in the Life of Mr. Jones [The Bamboos]
  9. Amy Winehouse- The Girl From Ipanema [Lioness: Hidden Treasures]
  10. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- P.I.M.P. [P.I.M.P. EP]
  11. Luke Vibert & BJ Cole- Swing Lite-Alright [Stop the Panic]
  12. Hepcat- Dance Wit’ Me [Out of Nowhere]
  13. The Skatalites-Latin Goes Ska [Ball of Fire]
  14. Olu Dara- My Lips [In the World: from Natchez to New York]
  15. Moby- Run On [Play]

Hour 2

  1. Rebirth Brass Band- Exactly Like You [Rebirth of New Orleans]
  2. The Apples- Killing [Killing EP]
  3. Spanky Wilson- Sunshine of Your Love [Doin' It]
  4. The JB’s- Doin’ It To Death (Part 1) [Pass the Peas]
  5. Ramsey Lewis- Do You Wanna? (Mr. Scruff Remix) [Verve Remixed Vol. 2]
  6. Ben Westbeech- So Good Today
  7. Lulu- Love Loves To Love Love [Love Loves To Love Lulu]
  8. Chollo Rivera- Latin Soul Drive is Here [Fania DJ Series: GIlles Peterson]
  9. Nickodemus- Mi Swing Es Tropical [Endangered Species]
  10. Los Chicharrones- Chicharron n’ Boogaloo [Conga Heaven, Bongo Hell]
  11. Batida (feat. Bras Firmino)- Nufeko Disole [Radioclit presents: The Sound of Club Secousse]
  12. The Melody Aces- Asaw Fofor (George T Edit) [Unreleased]
  13. The United States of America- Coming Down [The United States of America]
  14. Jazz Against the Machine- Bombtrack [Black Bossa]

Bridging the Gap on HPR2~ June 27th, 2015 Ro

Photo By Britt Reints / Flickr

Photo By Britt Reints / Flickr

Tonight’s show will be a collection of funky rare groove inspired by my upcoming set for Motown on Monday in San Francisco.
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Setlist:
Hour 1

  1. Rockers Hi-Fi Vs. Ella Fitzgerald- Sunshine of Your Love [Lion Head Vol. 1]
  2. Os Diagonais- Nao Vou Chorar [Black Rio 2]
  3. Ondatropica- Linda Mañana [S/T]
  4. Joe Bataan- Subway Joe [Big Bad Boogaloo: Latin Boogaloo from the Big Apple]
  5. The Latin Blues Band- Take a Trip [Big Bad Boogaloo: Latin Boogaloo from the Big Apple]
  6. Peggy Lee- The Dock of the Bay [Ultra Rare Grooves Vol. 6]
  7. Sol.illoquists of Sound- The Curse [No More Heros]
  8. D’Angelo and The Vanguard- Betray My Heart [Black Messiah]
  9. Aretha Franklin- One Step Ahead (Featurecast Re-Edit feat. Marvin Gaye) [One Step Ahead 12" White Label]
  10. Monophonics- La La La Love Me [Sound of Sinning]
  11. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Coming Home]
  12. Booker T & the MG’s- Behave Yourself [Green Onions]

Hour 2

  1. Marlina Shaw- California Soul (Diplo/Mad Decent Remix) [Verve Remixed Vol.4]
  2. G. Love and Special Sauce- No Turning Back [Philadelphonic]
  3. Patti Drew- Fever [Workin' On a Groovy Thing]
  4. The Quantic Soul Orchestra- Pushing On (feat. Alice Russell) [Pushing On]
  5. The Quantic Soul Orchestra Babrabatiri [Stampede]
  6. NOMO – Busy [S/T]
  7. The Budos Band- Mas O Menos [The Budos Band]
  8. Camille Yarbrough- Take Yo’ Praise [A Break From the Norm]
  9. The Deltones- I’ll Take You There [Trojan Singles Box Set]
  10. Phyllis Dillion- Midnight Confessions [Love Is All I Had]
  11. Al Green- I’m So Glad You’re Mine [I'm Still In Love With You]
  12. The Living Sisters- Can You Get To That? [Run For Cover EP]
  13. The Bamboos- Up on the Hill [4]
  14. The JB’s- Doin’ It To Death (Part 1)

If you’re on San Francisco this Monday I’m doing guest DJ spot at the Motown On Monday’s SF party.
Mom SF Actual.

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ June 20th, 2015

Bridging Lamp
New music from Arooj Aftab leads a selection of modern middle eastern gems mixed into a little bossa and jazz.
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Setlist:
Hour 1

  1. DJ Krush- Song #1 [Zen]
  2. Greyboy- La Jolla [Freestlying]
  3. White Hinterland- Icarus [Kairos]
  4. Jazzanova- L.O.V.E. and You & I [In Between]
  5. Stan Getz/Luiz Bonfa/Maria Toledo- Menina Flor [Sounds from the Verve Hi-Fi]
  6. Bola Sete & Vinve Guaraldi – Ginza Samba [From All Sides]
  7. Ocote Soul Sounds- Vendende Saude Y Fe [Coconut Rock]
  8. Novos Baianos- Acabou Chorare (Victor Hugo Marfa Mashup)
  9. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Coming Home]
  10. Sam Cooke- You Send Me [Portrait of a Legend]
  11. Hiatus Kayote- Nakamarra [Tawk Tomahawk]
  12. Kate Davis- I’m Gonna Lock My Heart (and Throw Away the Key) [Live]

Hour 2

  1. Angelique Kidjo- Summertime
  2. Mastretta- El Ultimo Habitante Del Planeta
  3. Thievery Corporation- Decollage [Saudade]
  4. Tapis Rougue -Le Rêveur (Thievery Corporation Remix)
  5. Nusrat Fatel Ali Khan- Nothing Without You [Mustt Mustt]
  6. Arooj Aftab- Aey Na Balam [Bird Under Water]
  7. Kaleidoscope Jukebox- Symmetric String Theory [Infinite Reflection]
  8. Nicola Conte- Arabesque [Jet Sounds]
  9. Soulstance- Moon Vision [Lead the Way]
  10. Koop- Waltz For Koop [Waltz for Koop]
  11. Medeline Peyroux- Half the Perfect World [Half the Perfect World]
  12. Francy Boland Big Band- Wives and Lovers [A History of Schema Jazz Fantastico]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ June 13th, 2015

Ornette Picture
Tonight, I just have to play a few from the late Ornette Coleman. Other than that i’m just letting it flow out 

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. David Yamasaki- Stairway to Heaven [Hawaii 5/4]
  2. La Santa Cecilia- Strawberry Fields Forever [Someday New]
  3. Amy Winehouse- The Girl from Ipanema [Lioness: Hidden Treasures]
  4. [RE:JAZZ]- Quite Nights (Nicola Conte Remix) [RE:Mix]
  5. Bobi Cespedes- California (DJ Tripp Remix)
  6. Ozomatli- Como Ves? [S/T]
  7. Nickodemus- Gira Do Sol [Sun People]
  8. Johnny Pachaco- Boogaloo De Johnny (Quantic Remix) [Fania Remixed]
  9. Delroy Wilson- Better Must Come [Delroy Wilson Anthology]
  10. The Deltones- I’ll Take You there [Trojan Singles Box Set]
  11. Nightmares on Wax- 70′s 80′s [Mind Elevation]
  12. J. Rawls and the Liquid Crystal Project- Tribute to T.R.O.Y (Turntable Jazz 7″)
  13. Bacao Rhythm and Steel band- P.I.M.P. [P.I.M.P. EP]
  14. Radio Citizen- Birds [Berlin Serengeti]

Hour 2

  1. Schema Sextet- Look Out [Look Out]
  2. Ornette Coleman- Lonley Woman [The Shape of Jazz To Come]
  3. Ornette Coleman- Free [Change of the Century]
  4. Gene Harris and the Three Sounds- Elegant Soul [Elegant Soul]
  5. Billie Holiday- I Here Music (Takuma and Swingsett Remix) [Remixed and Reimagined]
  6. Rae & Christian- Vai Viver A Vida [Jazz Lounge Vol. ]
  7. The Gaslamp Killer- Nissim [Breakthrough]
  8. Ekova- Sabura (Max Pashim’s Dark Delight Remix) [Soft Breezes and Tsunami Breaks]
  9. Souad Massi -Yawlidi (My Little Boy) [Deb]
  10. Thievery Corporation- Lebanese Blond (French Version) [Lebanese Blond EP]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ June 6th, 2015

 

Credit: Jimmy Baikovicius / Flickr

Credit: Jimmy Baikovicius / Flickr

Tonight’s show is gonna stay on the Jazzier side, peppered with a little house, and some latin influence.
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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Stan Getz, Astrud Gilberto- The Girl from Ipanema [Verve Finest Hour]
  2. The Jazz Renegades- Do It the Hard Way [Sounds from the Verve Hi-Fi]
  3. Francy Boland Big Band- Wives and Lovers [A History of Schema Jazz Fantastico]
  4. Billie Holiday- These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You) [Lady Day, The Best of Billie Holiday]
  5. Jimmy and Mama Yancy- How Long Blues [Chicago Piano Vol. 1]
  6. Moby- Run On [Play]
  7. Jeremy Steig- Howlin’ for Judy [Beastie Breaks]
  8. DJ Cam Quartet- New York, New York [The Rebirth of Cool]
  9. Marlina Shaw- California Soul (Diplo/Mad Decent Remix)[ Verve Remixed 4]
  10. Nina Simone- Ain’t Got No – I Got Life [Forever Young, Gifted and Black]
  11. Charles Bradley- Since Our Last Goodbye [No Time For Dreaming]
  12. Buddy Sativa- Una Peripecia [Digging the Blogosphere]
  13. Gerardo Frisina- Eastern Vibrations/Shout It Out [Movement]
  14. Bonobo- Cirrus [The North Borders]

Hour 2

  1. Peggy Lee- Fever (Gabin Remix) [Pink Panthers Penthouse Party]
  2. Klangkarussel- Sonnentanz [Sonnentanz EP]
  3. Thievery Corporation- Air Batucada [The Mirror Conspiracy]
  4. Palov (feat. Ang. Angelides)- Joder [Unreleased]
  5. Ondatropica- Cumbia Espacial [S/T]
  6. Aguankó- Señor Belgrave [Invisible]
  7. Ozomatli- Aqui No Sera [Ozomatli]
  8. Mariam Makeba – Xica Da Silva [DJ Snatch Remix]
  9. Joseph Kabasele- Mama Ngai Habanera [Le Grand Calle: His Life, His Music]
  10. Chucho Valdes- Caridad Amaro [Calle 54 OST]
  11. The Three Sounds- Repeat After Me [Blue Beat Breaks Vol. 4]
  12. Carlos Barbosa Lima- Perfida [Siboney]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May 30th, 2015

Bridging Bulb

Tonight’s show is going to be a lush collection of pretty strings and textures.

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Quarteto Jobim Morlenbaum- A Felicidade [S/T]
  2. Dalida- Le Chanson De Orphee (Manha Do Carnival) []
  3. Nightmares on Wax- Les Nuites [Carboot Soul]
  4. Rithma- Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Waltz [Masterworks Reworked]
  5. The Books- Classy Penguin [Music For A French Elevator And Other Short Format Oddities]
  6. Massive Attack- Sly [Protection]
  7. Al Green- I’m So Glad You’re Mine [I'm Still In Love With You]
  8. Moonchild- Just a Minute [Please Rewind]
  9. Maryanne Ito- How I Feel [Waking Up]
  10. Dirty Projectors- Two Doves [Bite Orca]
  11. Bebel Gilberto- Samba Da Bencao [Tanto Tempo]
  12. Lalo Schifrin- The Danube Incident [Mission Impossible]
  13. BadBadNotGood- Fall In Love [BBNG]
  14. Thievery Corporation- Saudade [Saudade]

Hour 2

  1. The Cinematic Orchestra- Wheel Within A Wheel [Gilles Peterson Worldwide Exclusives]
  2. Khurangbin- A Calf Born in Winter [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  3. The Shanghai Restoration Project- The Wandering Songstress [Pictures in Motion]
  4. Vampire Weekend- M79 [Vampire Weekend]
  5. Maryanne Ito- Waking Up [Waking Up]
  6. Karsh Kale- Milan [Liberation]
  7. Ozomatli- Let Me Dream [Coming Up]
  8. Quantic and His Combo Barbaro- The Dreaming Mind (Part 1) [Tradition in Transition]
  9. Aguankó- Chico’s Dream [Invisible]
  10. Bonobo- Black Sands [Black Sands]
  11. Jamie XX- Sleep Sound [Sleep Sound EP]
  12. Dorothy Ashby- Come Live With Me [Afro-Harping]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May, 23rd, 2015

Lion's Head, Cape Town South Africa

Lion’s Head, Cape Town South Africa

Tonight’s funky good time will focus on the Music of South and West Africa with a few tasty nuggets in-between.
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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Somi- Last Song [The Lagos Music Salon]
  2. Rosalia De Souza- Mais [Garota Moderna]
  3. Sonny Chillingworth- Charmarita/Malasadas [Sonny Solo]
  4. Jolie Holland- Little Birds [Pint of Blood]
  5. C.W. Stoneking- The Love Me or Die [Jungle Blues]
  6. Snarky Puppy and the Metropole Orkest- Atchafalaya [Sylva]
  7. Bixiga 70- Kalimba [Ocupai]
  8. Fela Kuti- Juen Ko Ku (Chop n’ Quench) [Nigeria 70]
  9. The Spam Allstars- La Vida Continua [Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes]
  10. Quantic and His Combo Babaro- Una Tarde En Mariquita [Look Around the Corner]

Hour 2

  1. Cesaria Evora- Isolada [Voz D'Amor]
  2. Jovens Do Prendo- Africa Merengue [Soul of Angola]
  3. Le Grande Kalle- Mama Nagi Habanera [Le Grand Kalle: His Life, His Music]
  4. Louis Armstrong- The Peanut Vendor [Rumba Jazz 1919-1945 History of Latin Jazz and Dance Music]
  5. The Mothers- Learning [Township Sessions]
  6. Miriam Makeba- Saduva [Pata Pata]
  7. The Skatalites- Pata Pata (Skata Skata) [From Paris With Love]
  8. Krar Collectiove- LDN [London Calling]
  9. Paul Simon- The Obvious Child [The Rhythm of the Saints]
  10. The Melody Aces- Asaw Fofor (George T Edit) [Unreleased]
  11. Clap! Clap!- Kuj Yato [Tayi Bebba]
  12. Jamie XX- Far Nearer [Far Nearer EP]

 

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May 16th, 2015

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Tonight’s show is going to be a collection of longer songs, some pretty, some intense but as always an eclectic selection.

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Desmond Williams- Um Favor [Delights of the Garden]
  2. Rosalia De Souza- Maria Moita [Garota Moderna]
  3. Cléon & Jazzy Piday- Samba A L’Areoport [Freedom Sound EP]
  4. Sam Mangawa- Galo Negro [Putumayo: Afro Latino]
  5. Chucho Valdes- Rhapsody in Blue [Briyumba Palo Congo: The Religion of the Congo]
  6. Buena Vista Social Club- Black Chicken 37 [Lost and Found]
  7. The Spam Allstars- Ochimini [Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes]
  8. Ticklah- Mi Sonsito [Ya Llego EP]
  9. Bixiga 70- Kalimba [Kalimba/Ocupai EP]
  10. Quantic and His Combo barbaro (feat. Alice Russell)- Look Around the Corner [Look Around the Corner]

Hour 2

  1. D’Angelo and the Vanguard- Betray My Heart [Black Messiah]
  2. Mary-Anne Ito- Waking Up [Waking up]
  3. The Books- Classy Penguin []
  4. Vampire Weekend- M79 [S/T]
  5. Hilton FM (feat. Miss Claudia)- Mon Amore [French Kiss]
  6. Gerardo Frisina- Eastern Sounds/Shout It Out [Movement]
  7. Nina Simone- Sinnerman [Compact Jazz: Nina Simone]
  8. Charles Mingus- Haitian Fight Song [The Clown]

 

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May 9th, 2015

Bridging Sunset Lamps
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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Lisa Ono- Manoa [Bossa Hula Nova]
  2. Bebel Gilberto- Samba Da Bencao [Tanto Tempo]
  3. The Dining Rooms- Tunnel [Tre]
  4. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Lisa Sawyer Single]
  5. Lemon Jelly- A Tune For Jack [Lemonjelly.ky]
  6. Zero-7- Give It Away [Simple Things]
  7. Bill Evans Trio- Alice in Wonderland (Take 2) [Sunday at the Village Vanguard]
  8. Madeline Peyroux- Half the Perfect World [Half the Perfect World]
  9. Koop- Tonight [Waltz for Koop]
  10. Nostalgia 77- Crescent City [A Journey Too Far]
  11. Hilton FM- Mon Amore [French Kiss]

Hour 2

  1. Smoke City- Underwater Love
  2. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- P.I.M.P. [P.I.M.P. EP]
  3. Guts- Brand New Revolution [Brand New Revolution EP]
  4. Thievery Corporation- Meu Distino (My Destiny) [The Richest Man in Babylon]
  5. Orchestra OK Jazz- A Monis Que Namikosa [Africa Boogaloo: The Latinization of West Africa]
  6. La Grand Kalle- Jolie Nana [His Life and Music]
  7. Clap! Clap!- Kuj Yato [Tayi Bebba]
  8. Four Brothers- Rudo Imoto (Miestro’s Sol Power Bump)
  9. Bixiga 70- Kalimba [Kalimba/Ocupai EP]
  10. The Original Tropicana Steel Band- Spanish Hustle (Kon 12″ Re-Edit)
  11. Joe Bataan- Subway Joe [Big Bad Boogaloo V/A]
  12. Ray Baretto- Acid [Fania DJ Series: Gilles Peterson]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May 2nd, 2015

Bridging Dinosaurs
Tonight’s show is coming out live, and totally improvised.
Dinosaur photo by Elise St. Clair 

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Quarteto Jobim-Morlenbaum- A Correnteza [S/T]
  2. Thievery Corporation- Décollage [Saudade]
  3. Rosalia De Souza- Mais [Garota Moderna]
  4. Kenny Clark & Francy Boland Big Band- Wives and Lovers [A History of Schema Jazz Fantastico]
  5. Camille Yarborough- Take Yo’ Praise [The Iron Pot Cooker]
  6. Nightmares on Wax- 70′s 80′s [Mind Elevation]
  7. The Living Sisters- Can You Get to That? [Run for Cover EP]
  8. Bahamas- All the Time [Bahamas is Alfie]
  9. Aloe Blacc- Green Lights [Good Things]
  10. Haitus Kayote- Nakamarra [Tawk Tomahawk]
  11. Bob McChesney- The Preakness [Chez Says]
  12. Smoove- The Revolution Will Be Televised [Dead Men's Shirts]

Hour 2

  1. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- P.I.M.P [P.I.M.P. EP]
  2. The Visionaries- Dirty Old Bossa Nova [Dirty Old Hip Hop]
  3. Nicola Conte- Bossa Per Due (Thievery Corporation Reconstruction) [Jet Sounds Revisited]
  4. Kerbside Collective- Red Stripe (Paprika’s Thirsty Bossa Re-Bump) [Mind the Curb]
  5. Delroy Wilson- Better Must Come [Delroy Wilson Anthology]
  6. The Skatalites- Flowers for Albert [Hi-Bop Ska]
  7. Romperayo- El Busetero Buscapleitos [El Busetero Buscapleitos EP]
  8. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- Laventille Road March [P.I.M.P EP]
  9. Jamie XX- Far Nearer [Far Nearer EP]
  10. Lack of Afro- Touch My Soul [Touch My Soul EP]
  11. Amy Winehouse- The Girl From Ipanema [Lioness: Hidden Treasures]
  12. Quantic and His Combo Babaro- Undelivered Letter [Tradition in Transition]