FREE MIX: The Straight Ahead Vol. 1 by Closed Caption

December 5, 2011 at 8:00 am

Our man, Closed Caption, put this together on one of our first nights at The Straight Ahead.  Many more to come.  Enjoy!

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1. Jack Bruce – Born to Be Blue
2. The Heath Brothers – Smilin’ Billy Suite Part II
3. Robert Glasper – F.T.B.
4. Dexter Gordon – A Night In Tunisia
5. Aldo Romano – Cité Soleil
6. Galt Macdermot – Golden Apples Part II
7. Horace Silver Quintet – Senor Blues (Vocal Version)
8. P.E. Hewitt Jazz Ensemble – The Winter Wind
9. Donald Byrd – Stepping Into Tomorrow
10. George Benson – Face It Boy, It’s Over
11. Quincy Jones – Summer in the City
12. Omar – Syleste (Lounge Lizzard Mix)
13. Miles Davis – Water Babies
14. Andrew Hill – Illusion
15. Giovanni Mirabassi – Dear Old Stockholm
16. Oliver Sain – On the Hill
17. George Benson – Shadow Dancers
18. Herbie Hancock – Speak Like a Child
19. Mulatu Astatke – Gubelye
20. Galt Macdermot – Ripped Open by Metal Explosions

The Straight Ahead, November 13th

November 8, 2011 at 12:04 am

We’re back in action!  Come through this Sunday from 7am-1pm for this free event dedicated to all things jazz.  Don’t sleep!

New Jazz Night in DTLA: Straight Ahead Sundays

September 26, 2011 at 1:17 am

Got a new night dedicated to all things jazz, at a very low key, dimly lit lounge off 6th and main. The perfect environment to vibe out to some jazz cuts every other Sunday night.

Opening night is October 2nd, and we have a treat for you!  Guest DJ Miles Perlich, who hosts, quite possibly, the best radio show on Los Angeles airwaves, United Groove.  Miles will be in the house playing some exquisite jazz vinyl from his collection, as well as other soul and funk treats you might hear on his weekly radio program.

Again, this is a low key night dedicated to the appreciation of good music, so dancing is optional.  Come through, have a drink, grab a french dip from Cole’s next door, and ease in to your work week.

Straight Ahead Sundays
Every Other Sunday, starting October 2nd
@ The Association
110 E. 6th Street in DTLA (cross street is MAIN)