The Perlich Post

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Whaddya mean you don't know Henri Texier

Mr. Bongo has thoughtfully reissued Henri Texier's classic Varech album on vinyl so you can enjoy "Les Là-bas"

Official re-issue of the insanely good 'Varech' album by French bass player Henri Texier, which was originally released on the Eurodisc label in 1977. Includes the awesome 'Les Là-bas' (listen below) famously remixed by Bonobo for Ninja Tune.

Henri Texier – Varech
A1. Les "Là-bas" / A2. Quand Le Blues S'en Ira / A3. L'éléphant / A4. Terre-Basse /
B1. Varech / B2. Mr Donald Cerise / B3. Angèle / B4. L'écluse / B5. L'ultime Danse

New British jazz anthology documents Soho Scene '59-'60

Soho Scene '59-'60: Jazz Goes Mod
This 4CD set (w/ 24 page booklet) pits Britain's finest jazz tracks of 1959-1960 up against the very best music coming out of the States at the same time, showing that British modernists could at last stand tall among jazz music's giants. Out November 30 on CD with vinyl version slated for 2019.

Track listing: 
Disc 1: British Jazz 1959
Wilton Gaynair - Wilton's Mood, Eddie Thompson Trio - Mine Still, London Jazz Quartet - London Lament, Jack Parnell & His Orchestra - The Golden Striker, Tommy Watt Quartet - Embargo On Escargot, Joe Harriott Quintet - Senor Blues, Vic Lewis & His All Stars - Beaulieu Blues, The Jazzmakers - The Real Funky Blues, Tommy Whittle Quintet - New Horizons, Dizzy Reece & The Jazz Couriers - Blues In Trinity, Pete Pitterson Quintet - The Willow, Stan Tracey - We'll Call You, Johnny Dankworth Orchestra - Dauphine Blues, Jazz Inc - Jamba, Vic Ash Quintet - Cobwebs, The Jazz Couriers - In Salah, Tubby Hayes Quartet - Blue Hayes, Kenny Baker - Too Cool For The Blues, The M.J.6 - Tracy's Theme…
Disc 2: Jazz USA 1959
Art Blakey & The Afro Cuban Boys - No Hay Problema, Harold Land All Stars - Blowin' The Blues, Barney Kessel - Night Cry, The Mastersounds - Golden Earrings, Charlie Mingus - Boogie Stop Shuffle, Horace Silver - Sister Sadie, Jimmy Smith - The Sermon, Bobby Timmons - This Here, Ray Bryant Combo - Little Susie (Pt. 2 & Pt. 4), Mr. Billy Paul - Go To Hell, Gerry Mulligan - As Catch Can, John Coltrane - Naima, Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Grand Central, Bill Doggett - Backwards, Oscar Brown Jr - Three Squares & A Bunk, Googie Rene - Caesar's Pad, Bo Rhambo - Two For The Blues, Herbie Alpert & His Quartet - Viper's Blues, Harvey Anderson - Monday Night At 8pm, Mr. Lee - Mr. Lee's Plea….
Disc 3: British Jazz 1960
Harry South Big Band - Southern Horizons, Tony Crombie Orchestra - Samba De Janeiro, Ernest Ranglin Trio - One For Picka, Dill Jones Trio - Threesome, The New Jazzmakers - I'm Gonna Go Fishin', John Dankworth Orchestra - Treasure Drive, Vic Lewis & His All Stars - Little Darlin', London Jazz Quartet - Mirage, Joe Harriott Quintet - Tuesday Morning Swing, The Jazz Five - Still Life, Victor Feldman Quintet - All Blue, Wilton Gaynair/Shake Keane Quintet - Kingston by Pass, Dizzy Reece - The Rebound, The Jazz Couriers - Too Close For Comfort, The Jazzmakers - The Moonbather, Tubby Hayes Quartet - St. Vitus Dance, Little John Anthony - Midnite Jump, Big Doll - Swingin Preacher, Ken Jones & His Orchestra - Bluesville…
Disc 4: Jazz USA 1960
Oscar Brown Jr. - But I Was Cool, Lenny McBrowne - Saudi, Helyne Stewart & Teddy Edwards Septet - Why Don't You Do Right, Nat Adderley, Wes Montgomery - Sack of Woe, Quincy Jones - G'wan Train, International All Stars - African Dance, Larry 'Wild' Wrice - Husky, Maxcine Dixon & Dorothy Ashby Trio - Double Talkin', Armando Peraza Trio - Triste, Lee Morgan - Terrible "T", Billy Higgins - Me and My Lover, Sunny Harris & The Three Orbits - Sad Sacks, Lionel Hampton - Wailin', Rune Overman Trio - Funky Festival, Herman Foster - Herman's Blues, Larry Young - Young Blues, Jimmy Smith - Back At The Chicken Shack, Ram Ramirez - Twist This, Ernie Andrews - West Coast Blues, Willis Jackson - Cool Grits

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Bloodshot releases an 8-bit version of the Bottle Rockets' "Bit Logic"

Here's some marketing magic from BSHQ – a catchy 8-bit twist on the title track off the Bottle Rockets new album.

Watch John Prine perform "When I Get To Heaven" on The Tonight Show

"When I Get To Heaven" is off John Prine's new album The Tree Of Forgiveness in stores now. 

Friday, November 16, 2018

The Beatnuts @ Hard Luck Bar, Saturday

JuJu and Psycho Les discuss some past Beatnuts production highlights. 

One For The Weekend: Clifford Jordan Quintet

Here's Clifford Jordan playing Kenny Dorham's "Sunrise In Mexico" with Kenny back in 1961.

Happy Birthday Dan Penn!

Celebrating Dan Penn's birthday with his original FAME demo of "It Tears Me Up."