Warner Bros. publish Tower of Power’s album : ‘Urban Renewal’…

Tower of Power’s ‘Urban Renewal’ is an album (the last to feature lead singer Lenny Williams) released in January 1975 by Warner Bros. Records. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Only So Much Oil In The Ground (Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka) – 03:46 . 2.Come Back, Baby (Bruce Conte, Lenny Williams)...

Funky Saxophones

aboard the Mothership with George Clinton; stretching out with Bootsy’s Rubber Band. Tower Of Power : Tower’s 40 year odyssey actually began in 1968 when Emilio Castillo met Stephen “Doc” Kupka in July of that year. When Doc auditioned during a band rehearsal at Emilio’s house, Emilio’s father called him...

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

...by Curtis Mayfield.”Pump it Up” by Elvis Costello.Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie.”Jaws Theme” by John Williams.”I’m Ready” by The Commodores.”The Murder” by Bernard Hermann, from film Psycho[1].”Drop it in the Slot” by Tower of Power.”Dance to the Music” by Sly & the Family Stone.”Bring the Noise”, & “You’re Gonna Get...

We all wish Happy Birthday to Herbie Hancock.

...Marsalis – Chicago. Part 2 (1981) . w/ Narada Michael Walden, Randy Jackson,Tower Of Power Horns – Bammies (1980) . Butterfly (1974) . w/ Miles Davis Quintet (Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter) – Agitation (1963) . TOP 10 Herbie Hancock Top 10 : Watermelon Man . Cantaloupe Island ....

Jazzin’Around The Best Is Yet To Come

...the world.” His style of swing evolved from listening to the big, hi-octane bands of Kenton, Herman and Ferguson in the 60’s-70’s while his funkiness derives from years of listening to Tower of Power, Earth, Wind & Fire, the Brecker Brothers and countless other soul/R&B acts. With four highly respected...

Hopes And Promises

...(2.43) . Sarah Vaughan – Nothing Will Be As It Was (4.46) . Pepe Jaramillo – People Will Say We’re In Love (2.31) . Susan Wong – Love Will Keep Us Alive (4.58) . Tower Of Power – Time Will Tell (3.08) . Massimo Farao Trio – Someday my prince...

Islanders

...“Big Brother” moves into hip hop territory, similar to Jeff’s grooving “Rain Dance,” which became a huge hit for Notorious Big and Lil’ Kim as “Crush on You.” “Montserrat” sounds like a mixture of Sly Stone and Tower of Power, with super funky horn arrangements by Dave Mann. Obviously, a...

Etta James – Etta Lasts

...Tower of Power are due to join The Grateful Dead during their concert encores at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA >> 62 MINUTES on RVM >> [1986] John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James team up at Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, CA >> 25 MINUTES >> SING PLAY...

‘The Art of Making It’ is our post-Valentine Day playlist

...Milton : Chess carried Little Milton from southern blues circuit fame to … Down To The Bone : Down To The Bone’s groove gets harder, funkier and juicier…’ Tower Of Power : In 1968 Emilio Castillo met Stephen “Doc” Kupka in July of that year…. PLAYLIST : Marilyn Monroe –...