Archive for May 10th, 2010

One Track Mind: Herbie Hancock – "Butterfly" (1974)

One Track Mind: Herbie Hancock – "Butterfly" (1974)

Herbie Hancock has enjoyed a long, five-decade musical career that has been both artistically and commercially fulfilling. Not many other artists can boast that of any genre, much less a jazz musician. But 2008′s winner of the Album Of The Year Grammy has given us Blue Note modern jazz classics like Maiden Voyage, abstract space funk-jazz like Sextant, an earlyRead More

Steve Winwood – Nine Lives (2008)

Steve Winwood – Nine Lives (2008)

It’s always refreshing to see a long-established rock star with nothing left to prove actually act that way and just follow his muse. Former Spencer Davis group whiz-kid and Traffic progenitor Steve Winwood did just that five years ago when he forsake slick production and compact, radio-friendly ditties for the earth-bound soulful jams of About Time. Like 2003′s About Time,Read More