Give the Drummer Some's
Favorite Downloads from the MP3 Blogosphere
An odd and lovely quintet of albums populate this week's Motherlode harvest: A Venezuelan Austrian freaks out groovily / a Brazilian son of Syrians croons at the birth of bossa nova / Cuba's longest-running charanga champs leave it all on the dance floor / Bollywood's greatest male warbler sings a different tune / and one of reggae's perennial backup trios cover the Temptations, Ohio Players and more...
What's Within Gerry Weil?
"A sizzling set by Austrian born pianist & Venezuelan emigre Gerry Weil.
Recorded in Caracas — cracking!" (Description by Quimsy)
"Awful shit, this music. It is the same with Donald Byrd, who was a great trumpet artist, did wonderful albums in the 60's, but around 1970 the jazz-world had all this bullshit music with voices, pop-arrangements, awfull sounds, so a real jazzfan wishes bop back again. Luckily, this music here did not survive." (Pathetic but entertaining comment by "Anonymous" at Quimsy's Mumbo Jumbo)