Pullin from the Stacks (Ep. 85): CTI Records - DJ Ian Head

I thought I'd take it back with a dedication to the jazz-fusion-funk label CTI (and affiliated KUDU) label this episode. Went through the stacks and pulled some things I hadn't listened to in awhile, some which I don't think I've listened to in years. CTI records were staples of hip-hop sampling in the 90s, and when I first started going out to dig, they were instant-cops. But it's way more than just a Black Moon break - this is amazing music, recorded beautifully and packaged with stunning, original cover art (some of which you could even order posters of from the label). I tried to stay away from the most famous breakbeats (no Bob James on this episode) and play some other favorites, that remind me of those early diggin adventures.
Tracklist: Kenny Burrell, Hank Crawford, Grover Washington, Jr., George Benson, Freddie Hubbard, Hubert Laws, Quincy Jones, CTI All-Stars, Milt Jackson, Wes Montgomery

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