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Instrumental Friday Random 10

No vocals this week — starting out the year with an instrumental set:

  1. Antonia” – Pat Metheny, Secret Story
  2. “Genesis Ch. 1 V. 32” – Alan Parsons Project, I Robot
  3. Bookstore” – Jon Brion, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind soundtrack
  4. “No. 1” – Chick Corea, Children’s Songs
  5. Far West” – Kraan, Flyday
  6. In the Lap of the Gods” – Alan Parsons Project, Pyramid
  7. “The Chill Air” – Harold Budd & Brian Eno, AMBIENT 2 – The Plateaux of Mirrors
  8. Introit, Op. 6 for Small Orchestra and Solo Violin” – Gerald Finzi, FINZI: Nocturn, Severn Rhapsody, …
  9. “Spirit of Summer” – Deodato, Prelude
  10. He Had a Hat” – Jeff Lorber, He Had a Hat

Have a great weekend!

Pandora Friday Random 10

Once again, I lean on Pandora for my random 10 songs this Friday.

  1. The Sorceress” – Return to Forever, Romantic Warrior
  2. Fading Out” – Primitive Radio Gods, White Hot Peach
  3. “The Twilight Zone” – Rush, 2112
  4. “Better than Nothing” – Paul Carrack, Satisfy My Soul
  5. “Spring Ain’t Here” – Pat Metheny, Letter from Home
  6. “Eternal Spiral” – Passport, Looking Thru
  7. “Sleep” – Azure Ray, Azure Ray
  8. “Darkness” – The Police, Ghost in the Machine
  9. Evermore” – The Young Dubliners, Real World
  10. “Back in N.Y.C” – Genesis, Archive 1967-75

Enjoy your weekend!

Soundtrack Friday Random 10

Another round of soundtrack music for today’s Friday Random 10…

  1. “The Phasmid” – Richard Tognetti, Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World
  2. “The Wildcard” – Clint Bajakian (LucasArts), Outlaws
  3. Titles” – Vangelis, Chariots of Fire
  4. Laurens, Iowa” – Angelo Badalamenti, the Straight story
  5. Schwarze Augen” – Klaus Doldinger, Das Boot (Director’s Cut)
  6. “G’ole!” – Rick Wakeman, G’ole!
  7. KOS-MOS” – Yasunori Mitsuda, Xenosaga
  8. “Rain After That” – Joe Hisaishi, Sonatine
  9. “The Shoot” – Rick Wakeman, White Rock
  10. “Extent of the Lie” – Pat Metheny, The Falcon and the Snowman

TGIF!

Pandora Friday Random 10

First 10 thumbs-up tracks off Pandora, full mix: 

  1. Elevator Love Letter” – Stars, Heart
  2. “The Girls Next Door” – Pat Metheny, We Live Here
  3. “What Was Wrong” – Storyhill, Dovetail
  4. “Young Boy” – Paul McCartney, Flaming Pie
  5. “Indian Summer” – Manic Street, Send Away the Tigers
  6. Sorry About Your Irony” – El Ten Eleven, El Ten Eleven
  7. “When the Heart Rules the Mind” – GTR, King Biscuit Flower Hour (Live)*
  8. “Blue Ridge Laughing (Live)” – Carbon Leaf, 5 Alive!
  9. “Little Boy” – Andy White, Andy White
  10. “Secret Journey” – The Police, Ghost in the Machine

* I was a this concert (Wiltern Theater, LA, 1986); I especially liked the opening act – Steve Howe and Steve Hackett performing acoustic solos and duets!


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Pandora Light Jazz Friday Random 10

I decided it was time to create a new Pandora station, so I threw one together of a light jazz genre, seeded with Jeff Lorber and Pat Metheny.  Here are the results:

  1. jeff lorberPhilly Style” – Jeff Lorber, Philly Style
  2. “In the Moment” – Althea Rene, In the Moment
  3. “Silent Movie” – Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau, Metheny Mehldau Quartet
  4. “Airstream” – Path Metheny, American Garage
  5. “Highland Aire” – Lyle Mays, Lyle Mays
  6. “High Steppin'” – Larry Carlton, The Best of Larry Carlton
  7. Gigabyte” – Jeff Lorber, Philly Style
  8. “Cinnamon Sugar” – Fourplay, X
  9. “Cockatoo” – Spyro Gyra, Catching the Sun
  10. “Unrequited” – Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau, Metheny / Mehldau

Bonus track (one of my all-time favorites): “Last Train Home” – Pat Metheny, Still Life (Talking)

Have a great Halloween!