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The Major Scale

Mar 27, 2019

The Hammond B-3 organ gets some big love in this episode. First up is the Delvon LaMarr Organ Trio and their debut album Close But No Cigar, a Billboard #1 in the jazz charts. The band takes the well honed sound and constructs an incredibly funky outing that comes off like a live mixtape. It harkens the spirit and...


Mar 20, 2019

Cat Toren hails from Vancouver, a positive wellspring of musical talent. She's a distinctive voice in modern music, most well known as a lead performer of the Juno award winning band Pugs And Crows. Human Kind is her album, her band, her inspiration, and her greatest work to date. The music is a suite of deep feelings,...


Mar 13, 2019

The Major Scale raises a glass to Tommy Guerrero, a multi-disiplined, multikulti cultural icon. 
 
Guerrero's first blip on the radar was as a pro-skater with Powell Peralta's legendary Bones Brigade. Yet music was always a constant in his life, and as time went on it quickly rose to the forefront. Through the...


Mar 6, 2019

The Major Scale returns with another season of championing the past, present, future and everything in-between of the great American art form - Jazz!

Out of the gate we speak to celebrated author Ashley Kahn (The House That Train Built, The Universal Tone) about John Coltrane's lost album Both Directions At Once, which...