Theo Parrish – Red Bull Music Academy

In his words, “Jazz spawned house music, jazz spawned hip-hop, jazz spawned funk and they all reflect back into that.”

This talk at the 2005 Red Bull Music Academy in Seattle, sees him exploring the deepest roots of contemporary dance music and revealing his own creative motivations.

TOPICS: 00:39 – Stevie Wonder 05:32 – Chicago  18:31 – Ron Hardy  30:39 – Sound systems  56:03 – Making jazz  1:09:52 – Sound Signature 

MUSIC:

0:39 – Stevie Wonder – “As”

12:50 – Mr Fingers – “Can You Feel It”

13:40 – Mr Fingers – “Amnesia”

38:12 – The JB’s – “Doing It To Death”

40:47 – Aaliyah – “Rock The Boat”

42:01 – Herbie Hancock – “Sleeping Giant”

55:05 – Lil’ Louis & The World – “I Called U (Why’d U Fall)”

1:20:11 – Theo Parrish – “Insane Asylum”

1:27:12 – Herbie Hancock – “Chameleon”

https://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/lectures/theo-parrish-3-cheers-for-the-d

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