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A Playlist for a Thursday Morning Commute

Some Jazz, Blues and Prog Make for a Fine Commute Playlist


This morning I put the iPod on playlists recently played and for my commute to and from work at Target the soundtrack was a mix of new music added to my music library. Some the tracks are from the albums that I bought at the Princeton Record Exchange a couple of weeks ago and some are just new albums. So here’s the twelve track playlist…

  1. “Little Niles” – In the Vanguard – Bobby Hutcherson
  2. “No Good Place for the Lonely” – Blues of Desperation – Joe Bonamassa
  3. “Scorpio” – Shock Value – Live at Smoke- Jeremy Pelt .
  4. “Cause” – Shock Value – Live at Smoke- Jeremy Pelt .
  5. “This Train” –  Blues of Desperation – Joe Bonamassa”
  6. “Just In Time” (Take 11)  – Expoobedient – Lee Morgan
  7. “Quik” – Have You Heard – Javon Jackson
  8. “Somewhere in Dreams” – Project X  Dark Moor
  9. “Suspicion” – Shock Value – Live at Smoke- Jeremy Pelt .
  10. “Hightime” – Dark Blue – Jim Rotondi
  11. “The Valley Runs Low” –  Blues of Desperation – Joe Bonamassa”
  12. “Nevermore”  Project X – Dark Moor

The following is a breakdown of the albums on the playlist and the number of tracks from each album. Let’s see the list is composed of tracks from five jazz albums, one blues album and a prog rock album…….

(1) *  In the Vanguard – Bobby Hutcherson  – Princeton Record Exchange

(3)    Blues of Desperation – Joe Bonamassa – The more I listen to this album, the latest from the prolific Joe Bonnamassa the more I like it! I will be writing about the album shortly.

(3) Shock Value – Live at Smoke– Jeremy Pelt .- This album reminds me a lot of Bitches Brew from Miles Davis. –  Princeton Record Exchange

(1)  Expoobedient – Lee Morgan – Vintage Lee Morgan –  Princeton Record Exchange

(1) Have You Heard – Javon Jackson – This album sounds a lot funkier than the Smoke Sessions album I have from Javon Jackson. –  Princeton Record Exchange

(2) Project X  – Dark Moor – Dark Moor is a power metal/symphonic metal band from Spain! I really like this album and have gone back and listened to some of the other Dark Moor albums!

(1)  Dark Blue –  Jim Rotondi – I have already written about this fine album – you can read my post here.

(1)* Number of tracks on the playlist.

Here are eight of the tracks from the playlist  enjoy!