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The Creator Ensemble: A Celestial Blues Exploration at The Blue Nile – Jazz Fest 2015

Creator Ensemble at Blue Niles

The Creator Ensemble:
Skerik – saxophone, percussion
Cochemea Gastelum – flute, saxophone, percussion
Joe Russo – drums
John Medeski – piano, organ, keys, percussion
Robert Walter – piano, organ, keys
James Singleton – bass
Alecia Chakour – vocals, percussion

“A celestial blues exploration celebrating the music of Sun Ra, Pharaoh Sanders, Nina Simone, Gary Bartz, Yusef Lateef, Archie Shepp, John Coltrane, Jim Pepper and Alica Coltrane”

The Creator Ensemble 4/29/15 New Orleans, LA @ Blue Nile
Part 1 of 3:
Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum Allah [Pharoah Sanders], Celestial Blues [Andy Bey / Gary Bartz]

The Creator Ensemble 4/29/15 New Orleans, LA @ Blue Nile
Part 2 of 3:
A Love Supreme [John Coltrane], I’ve Known Rivers [Gary Bartz]

The Creator Ensemble 4/29/15 New Orleans, LA @ Blue Nile
Part 3 of 3:
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free [Nina Simone], Newly-Weds Song [Jim Pepper], The Creator Has A Master Plan [Pharoah Sanders]

Creator Ensemble: John Medeski, Skerik, Joe Russo, James Singleton - A Love Supreme

The Creator Ensemble
April 29, 2015
New Orleans, LA @ Blue Nile

AUDIO DOWNLOAD: FLAC TORRENT

01. Colors [Pharoah Sanders]
02. Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum Allah [Pharoah Sanders]
03. Celestial Blues [Andy Bey / Gary Bartz]
04. Ballad For A Child [Archie Shepp cover]
05. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free [Nina Simone]
06. A Love Supreme [John Coltrane]
07. I’ve Known Rivers [Gary Bartz]
08. Shiva-Loka [Alice Coltrane]
09. Newly-Weds Song [Jim Pepper]
10. The Creator Has A Master Plan [Pharoah Sanders]

The Creator Ensemble:
Skerik – saxophone, percussion
Cochemea Gastelum – flute, saxophone, percussion
Joe Russo – drums
John Medeski – piano, organ, keys, percussion
Robert Walter – piano, organ, keys
James Singleton – bass
Alecia Chakour – vocals, percussion

The Creator Ensemble at Blue Nile

DRKWAV & Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 13, 2015 @ Cervantes, Denver – Night 1

DRKWAV 3/13/15 Cervantes, Denver

DRKWAV – March 13, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
Part 1 of 3:
Improvisation

DRKWAV – March 13, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
Part 2 of 3:
Improvisation

DRKWAV – March 13, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom
Part 3 of 3:
Improvisation > Improvisation (with Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff) > Shmeeans Kuti (with Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff) > Improvisation

DRKWAV 3/13/14 Denver Cervantes

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Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 13, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’
Part 1 of 2:
More Bounce To The Ounce [Zapp cover] > Jesus Children of America [Stevie Wonder cover], Steppin’ In It [Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters cover]

Joey Porter’s Shady Business – March 13, 2015 Denver, CO @ Cervantes’
Part 2 of 2:
Happy Feelings [Frankie Beverly & Maze cover], Hang It Up [Nigel Hall]

You can find the second night here.

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.