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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Classic George Carlin and classic jazz!

As readers of this blog know, I am a big booster of Ken Laster's "In the Groove...Jazz and Beyond" podcast. This week's show features some classic Carlin routines nicely sandwiched between some classic jazz pieces. Check it out here. (see Ken's playlist below; by the way, is it only this blogger's curse that Blogger posts format differently on different browsers--Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.--as well as on different computers? Advice from fellow bloggers very welcome, because what looks great on one computer looks crappy on another!)

My own earlier tribute to Carlin, including YouTube videos of two classic routines, can be found here.

Photo: E. Pablo Kosmicki, AP

Ken's playlist:

Track * Artist * Album
Modern Man * George Carlin * YouTube
Compared to What * Les McCann & Eddie Harris * Swiss Movement
So What * Miles Davis * Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival
Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television * George Carlin * Class Clown
Open and Shut * Eric Alexander * It's All in the Game
Football v. Baseball * George Carlin * Carlin on Campus
Black Nile - Al Foster * Al Foster * Brandyn
Soulville * Horace Silver * The Stylings of Silver
The New York Hartford Connection * Albert Rivera * Re-Introduction
Blondes Have More Fun * George Carlin * Carlin on Campus

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