#KeepingRealMusicAlive: Lino Krizz

Name: Lino Krizz (LinoKrizz.com.br) Members: Lino Krizz (vocalist, composer, producer) Genre: Brazilian R&B, Hip-Hop & Samba Rating: ♦♦♦♦ (4 of 5)   Artist Biography Lino Krizz is a singer, songwriter, producer and actor who has composed more than 300 songs. One of Lino’s main characteristics is his vocal versatility to sing almost any style from hip-hop to beautiful…

My Recent Vinyl Finds

1. Jimmy Smith – Respect: Recorded, June 2 & 14 1967 on Verve.  Released in 1967, Respect was fairly commercial during it’s initial run, peaking at number 60 on Billboard Top 200, number 3 on Billboard Top R&B Albums and number 5 on Billboard Top Jazz Albums. Recommended!!  2. Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery –…

My Recent Vinyl Finds

1. Cannonball Adderley Quintet – In San Francisco: Recorded, October 18 & 20, 1959.  In San Francisco was released in 1959 on Riverside and noted as a groundbreaking soul jazz classic. Outstanding lineup of notable musicians include: Cannonball’s brother Nat Adderley on cornet, Bobby Timmons on piano, Sam Jones on bass and Louis Hayes on…

My Recent Vinyl Finds

Even though, I promised myself that I would focus on jazz vinyl in 2017,  I couldn’t resist when I came upon an Jorge Ben greatest hits on vinyl for $15. 1. Alice Coltrane & Carlos Santana – Illuminations:  Released, September 1974 on Columbia and is considered Free Jazz with lengthy solos on guitar, saxophone and…

My Recent Vinyl Finds

B.B. King’s 1968 gem Blues On Top Of Blues is one of the many personal favorites album from his extensive catalog. I felt extremely luck because I had located a new copy of this title at a bookstore in Berkeley, CA.: and the price was great also, only 13.99. While I was browsing I came across…