RIBS: Memories of Al Jarreau, pt2-2020

January 24, 2021 by · Leave a Comment
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Part 2 of our exploration of the music of Al Jarreau…

In this mix all selections are performed by Al Jarreau except where noted.

Playlist: (song [album])

  1. All Or Nothing At All [Heart’s Horizon]
  2. Mm Mm Good (ft. Al Jarreau) – Joyce Cooling [Third Wish]
  3. Cold Duck [Accentuate The Positive]
  4. Let’s Pretend [High Crime]
  5. RIBS2: Music Felt So Good – TGrundy    
  6. Milwaukee [Glow]
  7. Golden Girl [L Is For Lover]
  8. Never Givin’ Up [This Time]
  9. Thinkin’ About It Too [All Fly Home]
  10. Wait A Little While [All Fly Home]
  11. Gimme What You Got [This Time]
  12. Love Is Real [This Time]
  13. RIBS Soulful Edition – DarrenKeith
  14. Since I Fell For You – Al Jarreau (with Bob James & David Sanborn) [Best Of Al Jarreau] 
  15. (A Rhyme) This Time [This Time]
  16. Have You Seen The Child [Glow]
  17. Spain (I Can Recall) [This Time]
  18. Girl From Ipanema – Al Jarreau & Oleta Adams [A Taste Of Jobim]
  19. (Blue In Green) Tapestry; The Dedication [Heaven and Earth]
  20. (Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo a la Turk [Breakin’ Away]
  21. Better Than Anything [Look To The Rainbow (Live)]
  22. All Of My Love [Heart’s Horizon]
  23. RIBS1a: Taste of Music (short) – TGrundy      
  24. Love Is Waiting [Jarreau]
  25. High Crime [High Crime]
  26. What You Do To Me [Heaven and Earth]
  27. Trouble In Paradise [Jarreau]

RIBS: Memories of Al Jarreau, pt1-2020

January 15, 2021 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: 2020, Jazz, R&B/Soul 

One of my favorite male vocalists has and always will be Al Jarreau. Ever since the release of his debut album, “We Got By” in 1975, I’ve been listening to and enjoying his music regularly and often. Here is Part 1 of a two part exploration of his wonderful vocal stylings…

In this mix all selections are performed by Al Jarreau except where noted.

Playlist: (song [album])

  1. RIBS Intro: Taste of Music (short) – TGrundy
  2. Roof Garden [Breakin’ Away]  
  3. Pleasure [L Is For Lover] 
  4. Murphy’s Law [High Crime]    
  5. Distracted [This Time]    
  6. RIBS Promo #1 – Mr. Fresh
  7. Sweet Potato Pie [We Got By]    
  8. We Got By (ft. David Sanborn) [Tenderness]     
  9. My Old Friend [Breakin’ Away]   
  10. Somebody’s Watching You [Glow]     
  11. Tell Me What I Gotta Do [L Is For Lover]     
  12. Sure Enough – Al Jarreau & Randy Crawford [Casino Lights]     
  13. Take Five [Look To The Rainbow]   
  14. My Favorite Things (ft. Kathleen Battle) [Tenderness]  
  15. RIBS Promo: Locked Into Old School Soul – DarrenKeith
  16. Fire And Rain [Glow]    
  17. Summer Breeze – George Benson & Al Jarreau [Givin’ It Up]  
  18. Summer Breezin’ (ft. Gerald Albright) [My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke] 
  19. God Bless The Child – George Benson & Al Jarreau [Givin’ It Up]    
  20. Closer To Your Love [Breakin’ Away]    
  21. Rainbow In Your Eyes [Glow]   
  22. You Don’t See Me [We Got By]  
  23. Letter Perfect [We Got By]   
  24. Spirit [We Got By]   
  25. Agua De Beber [Glow]  
  26. Bring It On Home To Me – George Benson & Al Jarreau [Givin’ It Up]