Author Archives: Dennis Lamar

The Backroom 5.26.20

New music from Lee Fields & The Expressions … Bastards of Soul … and Dr. Rubberfunk. A Block of funk, some soul, a funky BBQ, the Boom Boom room and The Jazz Meditation™ courtesy of Rudy Van Gelder (pictured), Creed Taylor, and Don Sebesky. Dennis Lamar

The Backroom 5.19.20

Rolling the dice as the economy reopens amid the continuing Coronavirus Pandemic. Yup, it’s still here. Delve into a couple of Blocks o’ Funk, including a new tune from The Haggis Horns. Play some dice or az-zahr … and join in The Jazz Meditation™ Dennis Lamar

The Backroom 5.12.20

Check out a quarantine-inspired offering from The New Mastersounds and Lamar Williams Jr. called “4 Walls.” The poster image is by David LEBO Batard and you can check his stuff out at Also … music from two greats who died this week … Betty Wright and Little Richard. Ooh … and stick around for

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