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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

Bear Creek Music Festival 2014: St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds and Curtis Harding

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds at Bear Creek

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
11/14/14 Bear Creek Music Festival

Part 1 of 2: Borderline, Disappear > Lasso > Who Are You, Millie Mae, The Long Way, Don’t Be Jealous

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds
11/14/14 Bear Creek Music Festival

Part 2 of 2: Love Me Like A Man (with Bernard Purdie & Roosevelt Collier) [Bonnie Raitt cover], You Don’t Know How It Feels (with Roosevelt Collier) [Tom Petty cover], Sugar, Boogie Man, Too Much

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds at Bear Creek

St. Paul & The Broken Bones
11/16/14 Bear Creek Music Festival

Sugar Dyed Honey Pants, Half The City, Moonage Daydream [David Bowie cover], Fake Plastic Trees [Radiohead cover] (inc. Don’t Let Me Down [The Beatles cover]), Down In The Valley [Otis Redding cover], It’s Midnight, Like A Mighty River, 99 1/2 [Wilson Pickett cover]

Curtis Harding
11/14/14 Bear Creek Music Festival

Freedom, Drive, Next Time, Castaway, Drive My Car, Surf, Love Is All

Arleigh Kincheloe of Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds at Bear Creek