Mix: J. Rizzle – The Essence Of ‘Madlib – Shades Of Blue’

Mix: J. Rizzle – The Essence Of ‘Madlib – Shades Of Blue’

Here is the latest continuous mix in the “Essence Of ” series by music connoisseur and The Find affiliate J. Rizzle that features the original jazz compositions that Madlib used for his Shades Of Blue project. Enjoy the educational and musical journey! 

Shades Of Blue is an ultimate The Find favourite when it comes to jazz-inspired hip hop music. The Stones Throw producer invades the Blue Note label for a timeless project merging the Blue Note jazz aesthetic with his own unprecedented hip hop touch. This mix by J. Rizzle shows you the original jazz artists and compositions behind Madlib’s classic reinterpretations dating back to 2003.

TV Channel Intro
The Look Of Slim – Glen Harris & The 3 Sounds
Distant Land – Donald Byrd
Mystic Brew – Ronnie Foster
Stormy – Reuben Wilson
Blue Note Interlude
Please Set Me At Ease – Bobbi Humphrey
Andrew Hill Break
Illusion – Andrew Hill
Montara – Bobby Hutcherson
Song For My Father – Horace Silver
Footsprints – Wayne Shorter
Peace- Horace Silver
Dolphin Dance – Herbie Hancock
TV Channel Outro

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