I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.
Anita’s voice. Has. Not. Changed. (For the most part.)
Again, with the organs. But this is right underneath your nose. You were supposed to feel like you were being taken to church. Because you were.
In case you missed it, or your speakers/headphones hid it from you, there’s a grimy organ underneath it all trying to bring Ray Charles back to life. I learn something new every single listen.
This sounds like glorious granola. Glorious, fresh-out-the-oven granola, shared with deep breaths and deep laughs with deep friends, as the sun winks at us through the swaying limbs of trees older than all of our souls combined.
And this particular stripped version has some gorgeous Piano + Electric Guitar moments that gives me Winehouse deja vu.
Yes, I am aware that I have 4 copies of Ahmad Jamal’s “Poinciana” in this 1 playlist. No, it was not a mistake. Yes, it was because of all it’s awesomness/can’tgetenoughever factor.
You’re cute Mike, but I’m gonna have to stop now. It’s 5 pm. Biyee.
The next time an offensibly unreasonable deadline is “suggested” I promise you I’m breaking out into Osborne. “I’m only human, don’t ask me for too much too fast.”
Here we go again- down the Rude shoot I go. Let’s see how many times I play this version today… My #songoftheyear
When you feel like setting everything on fire, just listen to this and put that off another day. His playing VERY much so reminds me of Wes Montgomery is Wes had turned into a chill latino with a penchant for Christmas-like melodies.
bb! I’ll give it another run through, but this is my official album favorite. …Something about those JM’s.