Live from Liverpool: Wake Up! with - Abbie & Eddie

25.08.2022 Jazz, But Not As We Know It

Jab
More about this show
  • 90S HIP HOP
  • HIP HOP
  • JAZZ RAP
  • RAP
Episode

We welcome Jab to the airwaves for one hour of "Jazz, but not as we know it." 

Jab has been a Liverpool resident since 1988 after moving to the city in-part because of his love of the Liverpool music scene. He is a professional musician and has been involved in the jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop scene for more than 30 years. He's been promoting Liverpool's famous jazz scene for 10 years now and has built up an understanding of musicians, venues and audiences alike.

Through his musical endeavours, Jab has amassed a large record collection including progressive rock, punk, new wave, hip hop, jazz, classical and acid house.

This month, Jab continues the Hip Hop theme from his “Mornings With Jab” show that aired on Monday 8th August. The early 1990s have been hailed as a golden age of UK and US Hip Hop. As Jab only got through half his Hip Hop record box on 8th August, he’s finishing off the job with Main Source, LL Cool J, King Sun, Das EFX, Paris, Definition of Sound, The 25th of May, Dream Warriors, Pete Rock and C L Smooth, GZA, Gunshot, Silver Bullet, EPMD, Digable Planets, The Pharcyde, De La Soul, Funkdoobiest, Grand Puba, The Goats, Young MC, Freestyle Fellowship, Bassmeant Union and a few more.

Tracklist

C.P.O. – This Beat Is Funky
Black Radical – MkII Crossroads
Kris Kross – Jump
The 25th of May – What’s Going On
Dream Warriors – Wash Your Face In My Sink
Freestyle Fellowship – Park Bench People
3rd Bass – Pop Goes The Weasel
funkdoobiest – Wopbopalubop
King Sun – King Sun With The Sword
House of Pain – Jump Around
Jamalski with Brand New Heavies – Jump N’Move
Caveman – Introduction to a Caveman
Mantronix – (I’m) Just Adjustin My Mic (’91)
Jazzmatazz – Guru ft. Ronny Jordan and DC Lee No Time To Play

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