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DRKWAV & Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 14, 2015 @ Cervantes, Denver – Night 2

DRKWAV Denver Cervantes

DRKWAV – March 14, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
Part 1 of 3:
Improvisation

DRKWAV – March 14, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
Part 2 of 3:
Improvisation > Count Chokulous [@ 12min30sec] > Improvisation

DRKWAV – March 14, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
Part 3 of 3:
Improvisation > Improvisation (with Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff) > Shmeeans Kuti (with Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff)

DRKWAV Denver Cervantes

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Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 14, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’
Part 1 of 4:
Povo [Freddie Hubbard cover], Palm Grease [Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters cover]

Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 14, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’
Part 2 of 4:
Love Will Bring Us Back Together [Roy Ayers cover], For My Friend [Bill Withers cover], Stratus [Billy Cobham cover]

Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 14, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’
Part 3 of 4:
Love Having You Around [Stevie Wonder cover] (inc. Chicken Grease tease [D’Angelo cover]), Spank-A-Lee [Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters cover]

Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 14, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’
Part 4 of 4:
Dance Floor / Red Baron [Zapp / Billy Cobham covers]

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DRKWAV
March 14, 2015
Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

SBD Matrix: SBD > Tascam DR-680 [by Cobiwan of DiGiHoArDeRs] +
onstage DFC wide ORTF Beyers MC803 > UA-5 > R-09 [by Colorado Corey/KIND Recordings]
Mix by Funk It Blog in Sony Vegas Pro 12.0

AUDIO DOWNLOAD: TORRENT

01. Intro
02. Improvisation >
03. Improvisation >
04. Improvisation >
05. Improvisation >
06. Count Chokulous >
07. Improvisation
08. Skerik speaks
09. Improvisation >
10. Improvisation >
11. Improvisation >
12. Improvisation > (with Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff)
13. Shmeeans Kuti (with Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff)

DRKWAV:
John Medeski
– keyboards
Adam Deitch – drums
Skerik – saxophone

Guests:
Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff – guitar

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Joey Porter’s Shady Business
March 14, 2015
Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom

SBD > Tascam DR-680 [by Cobiwan of DiGiHoArDeRs]

AUDIO DOWNLOAD: TORRENT or LIVE MUSIC ARCHIVE

01. Povo [Freddie Hubbard cover]
02. Palm Grease [Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters cover]
03. Love Will Bring Us Back Together [Roy Ayers cover]
04. For My Friend [Bill Withers cover]
05. Stratus [Billy Cobham cover]
06. Love Having You Around [Stevie Wonder cover] (inc. Chicken Grease tease [D’Angelo cover])
07. Spank-A-Lee [Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters cover]
08. Dance Floor / Red Baron [Zapp / Billy Cobham covers]

Joey Porter’s Shady Business:
Joey Porter
– keys/vocals
Nigel Hall – keys/organ/vocals
Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff – guitar
Garrett Sayers – bass
Adam Deitch – drums
Gabe Mervine – trumpet

DRKWAV Cervantes Denver

You can find the first night here.

AUDIO DOWNLOAD: Roy Ayers – April 11, 2011 – Paris, France @ New Morning

Roy Ayers

Another great uncirculated audio recording from our friend NicNouille in Paris (the same man that brought us the first full recording of D’Angelo‘s 2012 tour).

Roy Ayers
April 11, 2011
Paris, France @ New Morning

internal mics > Olympus LS-10 > Wav > Flac8
Taper: NicNouille

DOWNLOAD TORRENT HERE

01 – Intro
02 – Searchin’
03 – Long time ago
04 – Baby you got it
05 – Everybody loves the sunshine
06 – Can’t you see me – Doobiboo run run run (running away) – Evolution
07 – Don’t stop the feeling
08 – Please don’t ask me why
09 – Give it to me Baby
10 – Love will bring us back together
11 – unknown + Drum solo

Roy Ayers (Claviers, Vibraphone, Voix)
Donald Nicks (Basse)
Lee Pearson II (Batterie)
Ray Gaskins (Claviers, Saxophone)
Tony Smith (Guitar)
John Preston (Voix)
Chief Udoh Essiet (Percussion)

The Robert Glasper Experiment & Bilal @ Chicago’s Double Door – March 10, 2012

Last weekend I had the pleasure of finally witnessing The Robert Glasper Experiment do their thing. Although drummer Chris “Daddy” Dave wasn’t on this tour, replacement Mark Colenburg more than held his own. (As I knew he would after I saw him play with The Robert Glasper Trio last month in St. Louis. Don’t miss my audio recording of that here.)

On this chilly Chicago night, special guest Bilal joined the Experiment for 3 tunes: the David Bowie cover, Letter To Hermione, the J Dilla produced Reminisce, and his seminal piece, All Matter. On top of that, the Experiment played for well over 2 hours without a break. One of the highlights for me was Glasper repeatedly teasing Radiohead‘s Everything In Its Right Place during this 6 minute piano solo, which led into All Matter. I ended up shooting 48 minutes of footage using my video camera, external microphone and monopod. Check it out below:

The Robert Glasper Experiment
March 10, 2012 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
Butterfly (Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters cover):

The Robert Glasper Experiment
March 10, 2012 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
Lift Off (inc. drum solos):

The Robert Glasper Experiment & Bilal
March 10, 2012 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
Reminisce:

The Robert Glasper Experiment & Bilal
March 10, 2012 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
Piano solo (inc. Everything In Its Right Place teases) > All Matter:

The Robert Glasper Experiment & Bilal
March 10, 2012 – Chicago, IL @ Double Door
All Matter (continued):

The Robert Glasper Experiment:
Robert Glasper: keys
Casey Benjamin: saxophones, keytar, vocoder, keys
Derrick Hodge: bass
Mark Colenburg: drums
+ special guest Bilal: vocals

Full setlist: A Love Supreme (John Coltrane cover), A Tear To A Smile (Roy Ayers cover), Butterfly (Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters cover), Letter To Hermione (David Bowie cover) (with Bilal), Lift Off (inc. drum solos), Bass solo > Say Yes (Floetry cover), Cherish The Day (Sade cover), Reminisce (with Bilal), Piano solo (w/ Everything In It’s Right Place teases) > All Matter (with Bilal), Ah Yeah > Drum solo > Smells Like Teen Spirit

If you made it this far, then you’re probably interested in the other Robert Glasper recordings I’ve been posting lately:
(1) these 3/20/12 Experiment Chicago videos
(2) 2/27/12 Experiment WNYC radio session audio here
(3) Experiment with Roy Ayers & Pete Rock @ North Sea Jazz Fest last year here
and
(4) there are 2 other goodies, but you’ll have to search my facebook page for it (hint: March 3rd).