Monday, June 19, 2006

Click here for Episode 21 - Now from our new studio

Welcome to Episode 21

NB Episode 21 is available immediately from i-tunes or if you wish use the link on average 24hours after the posting date of this blog entry.

Another 2 weeks (a fortnight) have passed and we're back with another episode of the Smooth Groovers review. We are also now situated in our new studio and hope you like the 'new sound'.
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After getting the Professor to calm down about Football as the world cup is still going strong, we got him talking about his old fav soap - Dallas.

In memory of the latter, this week's intro features Dallas!

This week's Newies:
We feature from the forthcoming Peter White CD - Playin' Favourites - Lovely Day & What Does It Take - Be sure to check-out:

Eric Darius recent Album Release (March06) - Just Getting Started.
Be sure to check-out:
Snippets featured include: Groove On, Steppin' Up, Right Here Right Now & Secret Soul.

Oscar Castro-Neves recent release. - All one . Oscar is from Brazil and now living in America.
Snippets featured include: Kurski Funk , Naima & Round Midnight.
Be sure to check-out:

Lisa Theunissen - Tell Me how To Love, Sweep Me off My Feet & Times.
A great new artist. Be sure to check-out:

This week's fast track review features Peter White - a medley / mash-up made up of:

Endless Journey,
Danny Bianco,
That Lady,
The Closer I Get To You,
Midnight In Manhattan,
Another Rainy Day,
By Candlelight,
Venice Beach,
Cafe Mystique,
Together Again,
The View From Your Window,
San Diego,
Play Your Guitar For me,
Romance Dance,
The Storm.
Coast Road Drive

The WORLD MUSIC SPOT features:
The Koto a 13 string musical Intrument featured in music from Japan.
Featuring 2 snippets from Takasogo Katsumasa - Kudan & Kumoi Rokodan .
From the Album : The Soul of the Koto Volume 2 - Master Musicians of Ikuta Ryu

Its important to also note many Western tracks that incorporated the Koto sound, for example:
A Taste of Honey - Sukiyaki and Hroshima - Kokoro

Our Featured Oldies include:

5 in a row:
Chuck Loeb - The Music Inside,
Boney James - Mind Games,
Architects of Time - Bermuda,
Azymuth - Fly Over The Horizon,
Brian Culbertson - Its Only You.

2 in a row:
MFSB - K-Jee and Sexy,
Ojays - I Love Music

4 in a row:
Willie Bobo - Sixty-Two fifty,
Pressure - Stay Together,
Airto - Tumbadora,
Azymuth - Montreux

4 in a row:
Pieces of a Dream - Warm Weather,
Dee Dee Bridgewater - Lonely Disco Dancer,
Deniece Williams - Its Your Conscience,
Patti Austin - Were In Love.

We playout with Yazz - The Only Way Is Up - Lets hope our favourite teams make it through to win the world soccer up - Hey! Its only a game!!

All the best.

Doc, Master and Prof...

Monday, June 05, 2006

Click here for Episode 20 - A welcome to the World Cup '06

Welcome to SmoothGroovers Episode 20.
(Available on i-tunes and from the link above)

Many Thanks to all the podcast tuner inner's!
We're now getting thousands of hits and for that we are grateful.

We're also very greatful to the Publicist for Wilton Felder for contacting us and are proud to present a snippet from Wilton Felder's brand new CD (details below).

In addition, this show has a special guest, especially in the vain of sports, fitness and football - Colin Streets from FHI - Fitness Handled Intelligently.

Yes, the world is now bracing itself for four weeks of footie AKA Soccer - We wish all the teams the best of luck.

Prof did us proud with a wonderful Intro/medley:

Back Home - 1970 England World Cup Squad
Football's Coming Home - Baddiel Skinner & Lightening
England New Order - 1990 World Cup Song - World in Motion

This week's Newies feature:
Wilton Felder - Let's Spend Some Time from the CD Let's Spend some time
Light of The World from the new Compilation CD - Anthology - Addicted to Funk
Snippets are: Parisienne Girl, Pete's Crusade and This Is This.
Marion Meadows CD Dress to Chill
Snippets are: Dress to Chill, Scent Of a Woman and Lets Do This.
Everette Harp CD In The Moment
Snippets are: In The Moment, Just As You Are and Monday Speaks.

We have an amazing Fast Track Review Featuring the brillant :

George Duke
Snippets for the mash-up include:

Alone 6am,
I Want You For Myself,
No Rhyme No Reason
Back In The Day,
Say That You Will,
Dukey Stick,
The Black Messiah,
Mothership Connection (with Stanley Clarke),
Cravo Ecanela,
Sugar Loaf Mountain,
Look What You Find,
History ( I Remember ),
Keeping Love Alive, Sausalito,
Up From The Sea it Arose and Ate Rio in One Swift Bite,
Little Step I Take, Love Reborn,
In The Distance,
Follow The Rainbow,
Brazillian Love Affair

Our World Music Spot:
Features Boul Di Tigale by Cheikh Lo - from Senegal - from the CD The Rough Guide to Africa

For our Oldies Section we feature:

Bebel Gilberto - Tanto Tempo
Ahmad Jamal - DeJa Vu
Azymuth - Just Lookin Around
Vivienne McKone - Come into My Life
Leo's Sunship - Give Me The Sunshine
Patrice Ruschen - Number 1
Brass Construction - Top of The World
Ashford & Simpson - I seems to Hang On
Bionic Boogie - Risky Changes

We close with Billy Paul - Only the Strong Surive & McFadden and Whitehead - Ain't no stopping us now.

With your support we hope to continue.

Keep in Touch and Good luck to all the teams (Happy Pizza eating and Match watching!), Particularly England (The Prof's preference!).