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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

Funk It’s Jam Cruise 2014 Highlight Video

Anders Osborne & Cyril Neville

Funk It’s Jam Cruise 2014 Highlight Video:

01. Everyone Orchestra – Rock The Boat (Matt Butler, Steve Kimock, John Morgan Kimock, Chris Chew, Anders Beck, Paul Hoffman, Allie Kral, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, Zach Gill, Jans Ingber & Jennifer Hartswick)
02. March Fourth Marching Band – ???
03. Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe – New Ammo (with Bill Evans)
04. Monophonics – There’s A Riot Going On
05. Aron Magnor & Tom Hamilton – Franklin’s Tower
06. Stanton Moore Trio – Cissy’s Got The Blues (with George Porter Jr & Kofi Burbridge)
07. Thievery Corporation – Take My Soul
08. Lotus – Wax
09. Lettuce – Don’t Be Afraid To Try (with Alecia Chakour)
10. George Porter Jr’s Jam Room – I Get High (with John Popper, Stanton Moore & Billy Iuso)
11. George Porter Jr’s Jam Room – Second Line > Iko Iko (with Adam Deitch, Will Bernard & the Bonerama horns)
12. Nathan Moore / The Spot – Born On The Bayou
13. George Porter Jr & The Kimocks – Turn On Your Lovelight
14. Anders Osborne – Fire On The Mountain (with Cyril Neville, George Porter Jr, Ivan Neville & Billy Iuso)
15. Stanley Jordan – Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21 – Andante
16. Kelly Finnigan (of Monophonics) – Why Can’t I Let Go (with Adryon de Leon)
17. Eric Krasno Band – Torture
18. The Revivalists – Appreciate Me

Galactic with Maggie Koerner

19. Galactic – Quitters Never Win (with Maggie Koerner)
20. John Popper, DJ Logic, George Porter Jr, Stanley Jordan & Adam Deitch – Improvisation
21. Conspirator – ???
22. Galaxy Disco – DJ Dan Hastie (of Orgone)
23. The New Mastersounds – ??? (with The West Coast Horns)
24. Nigel Hall’s Jam Room – Jam (with Robert Randolph & The Family Band, DJ Williams, Alvin Ford Jr, Rashon RaMu Murph & unknown horns PLUS Lenisha Randolph & Roosevelt Collier)
25. Nigel Hall’s Jam Room – Voodoo Chile (Brandon Niederauer, Tony Hall & Eric Bolivar)
26. The Wailers – Stir It Up
27. Stanton Moore & Adam Deitch – Drum Off
28. Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang – Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver
29. Robert Randolph & The Family Band – ???
30. Robert Walter’s 20th Congress – Quantico, VA (with Eric Krasno & Chris Stillwell)
31. Bootsy Collins – Stretchin’ Out (In A Rubber Band)
32. Mike Dillon Band – It’s 7am At The Jazz Fest (with Stanton Moore)
33. Skerik’s Bandalabra – Simon Says (with Carly Meyers)

Dumpstaphunk with Victor Wooten & Billy Iuso

34. Dumpstaphunk – Meanwhile (with Victor Wooten & Billy Iuso)
35. Zach Deputy – Beautiful Morning
36. Orgone – You Got The Love
37. Ivan Neville & Cyril Neville – Be My Lady
38. Electron – Comfortably Numb
39. Alan Evans Super Jam – Superfly (with Nigel Hall & Monophonics)
40. Alan Evans Super Jam – Purple Rain (with Dumpstaphunk)
41. Adam Deitch’s Jam Room – Jam (with Victor Wooten, Zach Deputy, Bobby Deitch, Rashon RaMu Murph & unknown horns)
42. Adam Deitch’s Jam Room – God Made Me Funky (Dr. Klaw with James Casey, Jans Ingber, Kofi Burbridge & March Fourth Marching Band Horns)
43. Jans Ingber hallway party
44. Warren Haynes – Sugaree (with Anders Osborne, John Popper, George Porter Jr & Cyril Neville)

Everything shot by one person using 2 cameras and one mic. Canon G20, Canon T3i Rebel, and Sony ECM-MS908C stereo mic.

Funk It Blog on Jam Cruise

Funk It Blog on Jam Cruise

More Jam Cruise 2014 videos here.

Eric Krasno & Chapter Two 1/29/11 Jamaica @ Govt Mule’s Island Exodus

Eric Krasno & Chapter Two – You Know What I Mean [Jeff Beck cover] (w/ Warren Haynes & Danny Louis) 1/29/11 Jamaica

Eric Krasno & Chapter Two is a side project of Eric Krasno (guitarist for Soulive) along with Adam Deitch (drummer for Lettuce and Break Science)  and Louis Cato on bass. Usually Nigel Hall is on keys, but I guess he couldn’t make the trip to Jamaica.

This jam on Jeff Beck’s “You Know What I Mean” has Warren Haynes on guitar and Danny Louis on keys (both from Govt Mule). The recording is a crisp and clean digital soundboard, and the full recording can be found here: http://bt.etree.org/details.php?id=542242

Thanks to Dino Perrucci for the use of the photos. He has a great site with daily photo updates.