Category Music

Rap: Before the dirty controllers got a hold of it

The Sugar Hill Gang – Rapper’s Delight (Original Extended Full Version) (1979 HQ) Advertisements

The Ultimate Anti-Stress Music

Carolanne Wright […] The Creation Of The Ultimate Anti-Stress Music Researchers at Mindlab International in the U.K. wanted to know what kind of music induces the greatest state of relaxation. The study involved having participants try to solve difficult puzzles — which inherently triggered a certain degree of stress — while connected to sensors. At […]

Lloyd Price and Sam Cooke

Yes, I loved songs about bulldogs and kittens and nursery rhymes. When I was a kid. It didn’t hurt that they were embellished with saxophone solos. Lloyd Price-Three Little Pigs-1959 Nursery rhymes and black folk heroes like Stagger Lee. This was my introduction. A counterpoint to the familiar and admirable John Henry character. Stagger Lee […]

Gotta Be Funky +wedded to the saxophone +muscle memory

Monk Higgins – Gotta Be Funky I keep forgetting where to find my favorite jam of all time. So I’m posting it here so I won’t forget. Gotta be plenty plenty funky. For me. I am what you might call an amateur saxophonist. This was one of the first songs I learned to play. The […]