No Lumps in the Gravy Turkey Day Mix

Bikini Chicken

Cooking isn’t fun if you do it in silence. I love listening to music on my phone or playing a record while I read cookbooks or jump around in the kitchen. Occasionally I’ve posted playlists and reflections about music that has shaped my personality and my style, sharing thoughts about jazz and funk and soul…. 

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Fall Jazz Listenings

McCoy Tyner

Spotify hasn’t left the Blue Note and soul jazz stations for a few months. I don’t know what’s going on, but I can’t stop listening to it. This Saturday is the Indianapolis Public Library’s booksale, and I can’t wait to see what jazz records I’ll stumble upon. The last sale was a huge success, and at… 

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A Decade Long Obsession: Radiohead


My first post on decade-long music obsessions was about Jamiroquai. There’s only a few more I can talk about as I can count on one hand the amount of music interest that have really sustained over the course of a decade. Radiohead is one of them.

Top 5 Summertime Jazz Selections

Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters

Jazz in the summer is happy, funky and wild, not like the slower, chilled notes of cold-weather jazz. I have an awesome “Chill” playlist on Spotify, but the heat has made me feel slightly antsy and unable to focus when I’m in my office chair. Instead of calming myself down, I speed the beats up… 

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