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Medeski, Martin & Wood – Jamaica 2016

Medeski, Martin & Wood began 2016 (their 25th year playing together!) with a handful of shows in Jamaica opening for moe. and Little Feat. Fortunately for us, Little Feat archivist Chris Cafiero was on hand filming the first three nights (of the four), and he even snagged soundboard audio patches each night. Another taper, Steve Wilner also filmed with cameras at both stage right and stage left, as well as front of house. These tapers graciously shared the raw files with me and now we can all enjoy all three nights in multi-camera glory. If you’re an MMW fan, get ready for 3 hours of couch tour! Did I mention that Chris is playing only his Fender Jazz bass for the whole run? Or that they bust out tons of old favorites and get into a large amount of tasty groove-based improvisation? I shouldn’t have to say anything else. But I will say cheers to #MMW25! We’re off to a great start and let’s hope they book a lot more gigs, including something in New Orleans for Jazz Fest!

Medeski Martin & Wood 1/12/16 Jamaica

Medeski Martin & Wood 1/11/16 Runaway Bay, Jamaica @ Jewel Paradise Cove Resort – Tropical Throe.down 2016:
Sorrow [David Bowie / The McCoys cover] > Lonely Avenue [Ray Charles cover] > Think > Improv > Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Gonzo [James Booker cover]

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Medeski Martin & Wood 1/12/16 Jamaica

Medeski Martin & Wood 1/12/16 Runaway Bay, Jamaica @ Jewel Paradise Cove Resort – Tropical Throe.down 2016:
Improv > Coconut Boogaloo > Henduck > Improv > Shackman

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Medeski Martin & Wood 1/13/16 Jamaica

Medeski Martin & Wood 1/13/16 Runaway Bay, Jamaica @ Jewel Paradise Cove Resort – Tropical Throe.down 2016:
Chinoiserie [Duke Ellington cover], Just Like I Pictured It, Night Marchers > Improv > Wiggly’s Way, Brigas Nunca Mais [Antonio Carlos Jobim / Elis Regina cover], Heaven On Earth [Larry Young cover]

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You can find the audio downloads for all 3 nights over at bt.etree.org.
Night 1
Night 2
Night 3

Also, for a limited time, I have the 8 gig edited video files (with uncompressed LPCM audio) from each night available for download.
Night 1
Night 2
Night 3

VIDEOS: Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood 12/13/14 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood -  Vic Theatre

UPDATED with the complete show with 2 angles. Thanks to madpicken.

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood 12/13/14 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre
Set One: Sham Time, Juicy Lucy, Chank > Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing, Helium:

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood 12/13/14 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre
Set Two: North London > Louis The Shoplifter, Little Walter Rides Again, Sunshine of Your Love [Cream cover] > I Know You, Light My Fire [The Doors cover], Encore: The Times They Are A Changin’ [Bob Dylan cover]:

Chris Wood, Billy Martin & John Scofield - Chicago at the Vic Theatre

Here are the original videos with just my footage (not the complete show):

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood 12/13/14 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre
from set Set One: Sham Time, Juicy Lucy (last 2 minutes), Chank > Tootie Ma (first 3 minutes), Helium:

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood 12/13/14 Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre
from set Set Two: North London > Louis The Shoplifter, Sunshine of Your Love [Cream cover]:

The Dead Kenny G’s @ Bear Creek 2012 with George Porter Jr, Billy Martin & more

Dead Kenny G's & George Porter Jr

The Dead Kenny G’s
November 10, 2012
Live Oak, FL @ Bear Creek Music Festival

Kill The Poor [Dead Kennedys cover]
Bywater Bhangra (with George Porter Jr)
Jam (with George Porter Jr)
Yeah Cat (with Billy Martin)
??? (with Roosevelt Collier & Freekbass)
Punk Rock Guilt (with Roosevelt Collier & Freekbass)

AUDIO: Sony ECM-MS908C stereo mic > Canon Vixia HF21
VIDEO 1: Canon Vixia HF21
VIDEO 2: Sony Handycam HDR-CX160 (shot by Ryan Shapiro of Fiyawerx Productions)

Billy Martin & Mike Dillon (Dead Kenny G's)