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Life can often be described with an emotional color pallet. While some colors can be visual manifestation of joy, purity, ennui, envy, or even anger; the color blue is emotionally at odds with itself. Being blue is rarely pure misery as the ratio of joy that balances and perhaps even amplifies the blue feeling seems as variable as life is itself. Blue is the hue that represents the summation of life at any moment, it isn't necessarily sad, but it is honest and soulful. In this hour we'll dig some of the grooves inspired by this ever bittersweet hue.
|Dave Tull||Every Other Day I Have the Blues||I Just Want to Get Paid|
|Wayne Shorter||Blues a la Carte||Introducing Wayne Shorter|
|Chick Corea & Steve Gadd||A Spanish Song||Chinese Butterfly|
|The Clayton Brothers||Touch and Go||The Music|
|Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers||Right Down Front||Hard Drive|
|Melody Gardot||The King of 52nd Street||The Passion of Charlie Parker|
|Oliver Nelson||Midnight Blue||More Blues and the Abstract Truth|
|Peter Sarik||Virtual Insanity||Jazz Request Show, vol. 2|
|Joey Alexander||Sunday Waltz||Countdown|