Sony Music Showcase – CTI Records: The Cool Revolution II

SonySony Music is home to a plethora of labels which historically have provided soul and jazz of the highest order: Sony Jazz, RCA, Columbia, Epic, CTI, Buddah, and Kudu. Their catalogue allows for some quite incredible programming.

Here’s the seventh edition of our Sony Records Showcase series which sees Mike Chadwick celebrate the release of a fantastic four CD Box set: CTI Records: The Cool Revolution. In the show, over one hour of vintage CTI grooves which includes music from Gilberto, Airto, Crawford, & Jobim, along with with links below which will take you directly across to Amazon where you can treat yourself to all of this incredible music.

Remastered using the original two-track analogue tapes, CTI Records: The Cool Revolution celebrates the vintage years of the label, when a distinctive style and sound were born. Each of the four discs represents an aspect of CTI’s artistic personality: straight-up jazz, big hits, the Brazilian influence and cool, classic sounds. Over five hours of music that showcase all the major artists on the CTI roster, both in solo performances and in the unforgettable collaborations that made each CTI album so distinctive.

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CTI Records: The Cool Revolution

CTI - Cool Revolution

Sony Music Showcase
CTI Records: The Cool Revolution II

Artist – Track – Album – Year

Antonio Carlos Jobim    Stone Flower    Stone Flower    1970
George Benson    Take Five    Bad Benson    1974
Don Sebesky feat. Freddie Hubbard and Grover Washington, Jr.    Free as a Bird    Giant Box    1973
Bob James    Westchester Lady    Three    1976
Freddie Hubbard    Red Clay    Red Clay    1970
Astrud Gilberto    Ponteio    Gilberto With Turrentine ‎    1971
Esther Phillips    Home is Where the Hatred Is    From a Whisper to a Scream    1971
Airto    Tombo in 7/4    Fingers    1973
Hank Crawford    We Got a Good Thing Going    We Got a Good Thing Going    1972

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