4.16.16: Today I played jazz based on pop tunes from a variety of eras, with music from Hank Crawford, Adison Evans, Jimmy McGriff, Omaha Diner, The jack Brass Band, Scott Hamilton, Cassandra Wilson, David Bowie w/Maria Schneider, Davina & The Vagabonds, Miles Davis, The SF Jazz Collective, and Kevin Mahogany.
Afro-Andean dance music, music from Argentina & Brasil – pertaining to recent film screenings @ 35th Annual MSP Int'l. Film Fest (mspfilm.org).
Next I follow up with music from another former Portuguese colony, Angola. From Samba to Semba… including a Congolese dance version… ending this week's program with a new release from Cumbancha – Lakou Mizik's "Wa Di Yo", out of Haiti !