The vibe of 2010 as I see it- from an aural standpoint, of course.
Richard Earnshaw, Kenny Thomas, Incognito, McD, Sy Smith, Nina Jayne, Wicked Jazz Sounds Band, Aroop Roy, Cee-Lo, Stuart Zender, Don-E, Nick Van Gelder, Loop Sounds, Deyampert, Jane Hamilton, Nikko Gray, Quadron, Un-cut, Driis, Benson, Dira.
Got Bah Samba, Dira, Georg Levin, Yahzarah, Silhouette Brown, Blue Six, Cool Million, Marcell And The Truth, Zo!, PJ Morton, Darien, Angel Grant, Eric Lau, Incognito, and Princess Freesia.
It’s been a minute, but it’s back. Tortured Soul, Sunburst Band, Jaspects, Stephanie McKay, Jay ARE, Naturally7, Chali 2na with Elzhi, Don-E, DTTB and Roy Ayers, Jazzin Park, Ledisi, Seek, King Britt and Vikter Duplaix, Liquid Spirits, Ashley Thomas.
SXSW? Yes. Platinum Pied Pipers, Ashley Thomas, Lisa Shaw, Tortured Soul, Jody Watley, Liquid Spirits, Sunlightsquare, Eric Rico, Slakah the Batchild, Zo and Asylum 7, Mabanuga, LaSonya Gunter, and Randvyn.
Old school, new school, and all points in between. Cupids Hunt, 2009. DNell, Q-Burns Abstract Message with Lisa Shaw, Don Blackman, Amerie, Carl Thomas, Giovanca, Incognito, Ephraim Lewis, Blaze, Gaelle, DSound, Adriana Evans, Beanfield with Ernesto, Alexander, Amp Fiddler, and D-Influence.
The last rotation of 2008- giving you Yogi and Brihony Thomas, The Sunburst Band, Jazzanova with Paul Randolph, Ben Westbeech, Eric Campbell, Liquid Spirits, K-SON, Flowriders, The Rurals, Foreign Exchange, and Jean Baylor.
Vibin’ to Ivana Santilli, Reel People, Maya Azucena, Incognito, Robin Thicke, Dionne Farris, Jah-C feat Cavalier, JDavey, Naked Music, Peter Hadar, Keelay and Zaire, Coultrain, Plantlife, Solar Kollectiv Orchestra, and Argentina.
What’s in my headphones, End of May, 2008: Joey Negro and Sunburst Band, Sy Smith, Plantlife, Estelle, Reel People, Jimmy Abney, Lina, Miles Bonny, Duo Live, Peter Hadar, Algebra, Lalah and Jennie Laws.