Red Bull Music Academy presents New York City to the SF Bay: JAZZ January 25th at Yoshi’s.
The GARY BARTZ Project
with featured guests
BILAL & ALOE BLACC
Jill Newman Productions
Grammy Award winning jazz saxophonist Gary Bartz began making waves on the jazz scene during its prime in New York City and never slowed down. Mr. Bartz was formally trained at Julliard; however, it’s the time alongside jazz greats like Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and McCoy Tyner that has placed him as a legend in the game. R&B icon, Bilal, serves as featured vocalist for the Gary Bartz Project, and for this special night only, soul sensation and 2006 RBMA Participant, Aloe Blacc, will join them on stage.
This mix is one for the ages; provided by one of the head honchos of the Glaswegian imprint NUMBERS, Jackmaster has provided DJ sets that stretch time, space and continents simultaneously. Juggling between classic American cuts provided by Chicago and Detroit producers, as well as proper house, funky and bass tunes from the UK and rest of the world, Jackmaster doesn’t hesitate to cue up something that’s a favorite to some and obscure to others. As evident in his Sonar 2010 set, he pushes the envelope of “trendy” and doesn’t just play the newest and freshest dubs, it’s all about vibes. Whether it’s dropping classic Daft Punk, Aphex Twin or throwing down Chaka Khan, he’s fearless and a total maestro on the decks. After a few wishes upon a star, URB got theirs; an exclusive and obviously packed nearly two-hour mix from the man himself. Considering that we’ll be seeing him at UNSOUND 2010 in Krakow (back-to-back with Deadboy) in the coming days, consider this a preview of what his set could be. This very well could be the mix of the year, blending classic, current and everything in between. Be sure to keep your ears peeled for forthcoming NUMBERS tunes in this mix from URB favourites Ill Blu and Mosca. Check the massive tracklist and download link after the jump.
Every day there’s a new musical niche to appreciate and absorb; from fixing up snares to sound harder than usual to making the tropics sound drunken, producers are finding new ways to make tunes sound fresher and fresher by the minute. Enter Marc Glasser, better known as the Austin-based bassmaker Dubbel Dutch, who has found ways to invigorate the worlds of funky, hardcore, house and tropical bass all into his creations and selections. Releasing two seriously underrated EPs (Trollsta & Throwback) on the expansive Palms Out Sounds label, he’s definitely established himself as a producer that’s only getting better with each tune he makes. With that said, we’ve passed the URB mix baton to him in hope that he would make listeners dance to the wildest, craziest shit out there in terms of bass. Dubbel Dutch did not disappoint. Tracklist and download link after the jump.