Wilbur “Bad” Bascomb left his mark during ’70s in what can be described as a career conglomeration of jazz, funk, and soul. Bascomb is known for laying down thick lines for everyone from Lou Donaldson and Roy Ayers to Chuck Berry and Jeff Beck. Gasface’s “Talkin’ All That Jazz” recently caught up with “Bad” for a discussion on how electronic music would change the game for musicians.
Wax Poetics is taking over Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s new dinner and music venue, Ginny’s Supper Club, for a night in honor of the “first lady of the flute,” Bobbi Humphry. Opening up the shows will be the great Christian Scott (check out Christian aTunde Adjuah) and Janka Nabay, a mainstay of the Bubu music from Sierra Leone. Then Ms. Humphry herself will take to the stage for two sets to once again prove why she is the “first lady of the flute” for two lucky audiences.
As 2011 closes and we begin to recap the year’s events, check out Vol.4 of the CHURCH mixtape series. MdCL’s CHURCH is a monthly clubnite event held in LA and NYC as well as a corresponding mixtape series. Check below for the mixtape and a Revivalist exclusive list of MdCL’s Top 10 Influential Recordings.