Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 14

Solomon Burke This week’s BFP Jamiol music pick has 2 things going for it. First off, it’s a request from Sibel and secondly it’s a song performed by Solomon Burke aka “King Solomon.” Burke also earned the title “the Muhammad Ali of soul” for his ability to transcend Gospel, R&B and Soul. Tonight we listen […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 13

Phil Collins Phil Collins needs no introduction. Picking a favorite song of his is always tough. For me Another Day in Paradise always comes out on top. Collins wrote it to bring attention to the problem of homelessness. He sings it like he cares about the woman in the song and others who are homeless. […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 12

Gil Scott-Heron Gil Scott-Heron was a poet, author and most of all an extremely talented musician. With a blend of soul, jazz and the blues, his statements of social issues and the politics of his time were way out in front of other artists through that period. His work influenced much of the hip hop, […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 10

Candy Dulfer Candy Dulfer is a Dutch alto saxophonist who is, imho, outstanding. Her band Funky Stuff is noted for just that…serious funk. In this song, ‘Don’t Go’, Candy tones it down a little. On top of her sweet sax, there’s an amazing guitar solo by band member Ulco Bed. This will not be Dulfer’s […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 9

Leonard Cohen The 9th BFP/Jamiol music pick is Canadian singer-song writer, musician, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen. This pick is especially for the one or two Cohen fans that might be in our audience. Cohen did this song as part of his PBS special Leonard Cohen Live in London. So everyone, kick back and enjoy […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 8

Chaka Khan The reason for this 8th BFP/Jamiol music pick is pretty succinct…I love Chaka Khan! So kick back and enjoy “Ain’t Nobody” by Chaka Khan:

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 7

George Thorogood & the Destroyers Tonight’s Soothing the Beast is going to be a lot less soothing and a lot more beast. On this 7th BFP/J music pick it’s all about kick-butt rock. We’re going to get on our motorcycles and head out into the night air. Our destination will take us down the highway […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 6

Sade Sultry and classy are the two words that best describe Nigerian born Sade (Pronounced Shar-day). This British singer, songwriter’s music is a blend of smooth jazz, R&B and urban beats. In tonight’s music pick, she performs her funky The Sweetest Taboo at the Open Air Theater in San Diego. Ladies and gentlemen…a nice round […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 5

Curtis Mayfield This week’s music pick, Diamond in the Back, is from the incredible Curtis Mayfield. This song was remembered more for its “Gangsta Lean” line and it’s cool funky rhythm. It was, however, an anthem for being thankful for what you’ve got. That said, if you had this come on on a summer night […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 4

Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks For our 4th music pick, we take it down a notch (well sorta). Soothing the Beast tonight is Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, each who have made beautiful music in their own right. Put them together as a husband/wife team and the result is some very sweet tunes with excellent […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 3

Hugh Masekela & His Band I saw Hugh Masekela many many years ago at a small jazz club and was blown away by his music and his sound. His trumpet playing is incredible and I’ve been a fan of his for forty years. I will be seeing him again this February in Worcester, MA and […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 2

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals Welcome to Soothing the Beast. All week we work, stay involved, fight and just try to survive and come to grips with everything in this world around us. We need a break and that’s what this segment is all about. At Boiling Frogs Post when Saturday night rolls around it’s […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 1

Burning Spear Live Welcome to Soothing the Beast. All week we work, stay involved, fight and just try to survive and come to grips with everything in this world around us. We need a break and that’s what this segment is all about. At Boiling Frogs Post when Saturday night rolls around it’s time for […]