Sony 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
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