Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Day 10 — Intermissions

Jazz.  No vocals.

Starts with and features two from Dave Brubeck — died today.

It's all pretty evenly paced...
could work as an intro / outro / activity soundtrack too.

Track listing:
Everybody's Jumpin' — Dave Brubeck Quartet
Caravan — Duke Ellington, Max Roach, Charles Mingus
Hurricane Camielle — Belá Fleck & the Flecktones
Chicken — Jaco Pastorius
Sea Brazil — Belá Fleck & the Flecktones
Blue Rondo a la Turk — Dave Brubeck Quartet
Straight, No Chaser — Thelonious Monk

Length: ~ 37 min.

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Day 10 — Intro

Lots of short songs with a few lengthy bits.
Genres all over the place.

Echo + delay and the Bo Diddley beat show up all over this list...
even from sources pre-dating and outside the BD genre.

Herb Alpert is the flux; the whole thing teeters on shlock,
but holds together well.

Fairly lengthy (duration) playlist.

Track listing:
Rootie Tootie — Thelonious Monk
I Want More — Can
Funky Fly — Bo Diddley
Golden Years — David Bowie
Side Effects — Parliament-Funkadelic
Green Peppers — Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Band
Sneakin' Sally thru the Alley — Robert Palmer
Break up the Concrete — The Pretenders
Mexican Shuffle — Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Band
(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care — Buddy Holly
White Lightnin' — George Jones
You've Got a Long Way to Go — Dale Watson
The Maltese Melody — Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Band
Linus and Lucy — Béla Fleck and the Flecktones
So What — Jerry Garcia & David Grisman
Sleepwalk —Los Lobos
Boots of Chinese Plastic — The Pretenders

Length: ~56 min.

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Friday, November 2, 2012

Day 7 — Intro

Funky R&B.

Couple splashes of jazz.
Starts with an upbeat swing number from Stephane Grapelli
that while neither funk, nor R&B, fits well.

Track list:

Alabamy Bound - Stephane Grapelli
Jeanette - The English Beat
Country Ghetto - JJ Grey
Shake 'Em on Down - R. L. Burnside
Sneakin' with Sally through the Alley - Robert Palmer
Think - James Brown
O Me-O, My-O - Lee Dorsey
Walkin' - Sonny Stitt
Do Re Mi - Dusty Springfield
Rubberband Man - The Spinners
How Much Fun - Robert Palmer

Play time: ~ 38 min.

Day 5 outro by switthoft switthoft on Grooveshark

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Activity — Ambient — Day 6

Instrumental - occasional single word or phrase.
Intended for a cognition activity - individual or group work focusing on reading or observation (as opposed to building / talking).

There is a slight "turnaround" after the first two songs: 15 min of calm ramping a bit for the next 15 min.

Track listing:
(Emphasizes a shuffle from two albums: 1) Tourist - St. Germain and 2) Brother Sister - The Brand New Heavies)

Pont des Arts - St. Germain
Ten Ton Take - The Brand New Heavies
Dog - Moby
Meteor - Tal Farlow
Latin Note - St. Germain
People Giving Love - The Brand New Heavies
For Everyone Under the Sun - Jimmy Smith
What You Think about … - St. Germain

Play length: ~ 50:30

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Day 4 — Intro — 10/17/12

Full genre mix; starts with funk ends with border grunge > Petula Clark.
Sticks with 2 tunes then moves.  50/50 split with lyrics (in English) and instrumental;
instrumentals mostly in the jazz genre.

Track list:
Two Trains – Lowell George
Angela — Bob James
Rock 'N Roll — Traffic
When You Are Near — Warren Hood
Three Little Words – Stephane Grappelli
Betcha Got a Chick on the Side —Pointer Sisters
Peaches en Regalia — Frank Zappa
My Flying Saucer — Billy Bragg
Shake That Thing — Woody Allen Trio
Bodas de Oro —  Ry Cooder & Manuel Galbán
Güero Canelo — Calexico
There Goes My Baby — Yo La Tengo
With All My Heart — Petula Clark

Time: ~ 47 minutes.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

storyviz day 3 outtro : FUNKY to ROCKY

Starts of mellow (but upbeat) & funky. Proceeds to get more into rock and roll when it's time for the kids to exit (a little rock n' roll nudge.)

storyviz outtro (day 3) by scott doorley on Grooveshark