The Chamber Brothers’ classic album “Unbonded” turned 50 years old today!
“E-Z Rider” by John Smokey Bull
This West Coast group broke down racial and musical barriers in the late 60s and early 70s with their eclectic sound, fusing elements of soul, funk, gospel and blues. Celebrate this amazing album’s 50 years by giving the classic album a listen today! Download/Stream: http://amherstrecords.lnk.to/ChambersBrothers_Unbonded #TheChamberBrothers#Soul#funk#gospel#funkfusion#70sSoul#70sFunk#amherstrecords#fyp#discovermusic
“O Holy Night!” by Glenn Medeiros
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Amherst Record (@amherstrecords) “Come on baby, do me like you did before!” Looking for some unique, obscure funky music that you’ve never heard before? Look no further! Smokey John Bull and their self-titled debut from 1970 have got you covered😎 Download/Stream: amherstrecords.lnk.to/SmokeyJohnBull #SmokeyJohnBull#ObscureMusic#PlaylistBuild#RYM#AmherstRecords#Funky
“Sweetest Thing” by Val Young
“O Holy Night!” by Glenn Medeiros Finish the lyric: “O Holy Night! The stars are brightly shining…” Make your #ChristmasParty a Christmas sing-a-long with the Glenn Medeiros Christmas Album! (And have yourself a merry little Christmas.) Download/Stream: http://amherstrecords.lnk.to/GlennMedeiros_Christmas Listen on YouTube:
“That Old Black Magic” by The Softones
“Sweetest Thing” by Val Young “When she came out with her first single from this album in 1987: ‘Private Conversations’, it was another song that became an instant favourite of mine…There are a few great songs on this album like ‘Sweetest Thing’, ‘Dreamin’…If you like artists produced by the late Rick James, then you will […]
Black History Month: Seven Minutes of Funk
“That Old Black Magic” by The Softones Who’s excited for Thanksgiving?! As you prep for the big day, put on The Softones and dance along to “That Old Black Magic” for a little extra fun! Download/Stream: amherstrecords.lnk.to/TheSoftones_Magic_Why Listen on YouTube:
Ascension by Ernie Watts with Gamalon
Black History Month: Seven Minutes of Funk A Brief Introduction To Black History Month Black History Month, an annual celebration honoring the achievements of African Americans and the integral role they play in U.S. history, has been formally recognized by the acting President every February since 1976. Its roots actually trace back September 1915, after […]
Catch Spyro Gyra On Tour
Ascension by Ernie Watts with Gamalon It’s #WellnessWednesday so take a few minutes to improve your mental wellness with a little relaxation, some great saxophone, and two-time Grammy Award winner Ernie Watts! Here’s #ErnieWatts with #Gamalon and “Ascension” off their 1989 release “Project: Activation Earth.”
Jazz Appreciation Month
See Spyro Gyra at the Blue Note in Honolulu, HI, May 17th-19th. Get tickets.
Spyro Gyra Live at the Blue Note Jazz Club – March 5th – 10th
Over 40 years. Over 5,000 shows. Over 30 albums recorded. Over 10 million albums sold. The numbers don’t lie…and what better way to honor Jazz Appreciation Month than by celebrating the heritage and history of Spyro Gyra! Discover four decades of their exceptional jazz music here!
A Show For The Ages Who was lucky enough to catch the amazing Spyro Gyra at the Blue Note Jazz Club, NY last night? If you missed out, there’s still time to catch them live! They’ll be performing nightly shows at 8pm and 10:30pm through March 10th. Visit http://bit.ly/SpyroGyra_BlueNote to get your tickets! New to the […]