The Backroom 6.18.24

Celebrating Juneteenth, but starting with a new cover of the Al Jarreau classic Boogie Down. Also, a track from the 50th anniversary issue of Feats Don’t Fail Me Now, and some chill Latin-flavored music to ease the heat wave.

  • Boogie Down — Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter & Nate Smith
  • Pick Up the Pieces — Average White Band
  • Intuition — Brooklyn Funk Essentials
  • House Party — Nils Landgren Funk Unit
  • We Came to Ball — Chops ‘N’ Soul (f. Fred Wesley)
  • Getcho Money Ready — Fred Wesley
  • The Joker — Kat Eaton
  • Juneteenth — The Cast of ‘black-ish & The Roots
  • Forty Acres and a Mule — Oscar Brown, Jr.
  • Emancipation Proclamation — Morris Witherspoon
  • Juneteenth Celebration — Sounds of Blackness
  • Emancipation Celebration — Duke Ellington
  • I’m Just a Slave — The Roots
  • 40 Acres and a Mule — Sound Experience
  • FREEDOM — Jon Batiste
  • Freedom Jazz Dance — Eddie Jeffrsson
  • Spanish Moon (Alternate Version ) — Little Feat
  • (You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am — The Greyboy Allstars
  • I Miss You Babe — Gemma & The Travellers
  • Don’t Come Back — James Hunter
  • So Caught Up — The Teskey Brothers
  • Boom Boom — The Cat Empire
  • Picadillo — Cal Tjader & Eddie Palmieri
  • Mambo Diablo — Tito Puente
  • What Games Shall we Play Today — Gary Burton and Chick Corea
  • Latin Silk — Buddy Rich & Lionel Hampton
  • Machito — Stan Kenton
  • Montuno — Lalo Schifrin
  • Juneteenth Jamboree — Catherine Russell