TJS Bonus: Formative Albums (January 2023)

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Jason Crane is joined by Aaron Staebell and Patrick McCurry to talk about albums that helped shaped them as music listeners. This episode contains more Big Daddy Kane content than you might expect. Coincidentally, Crane and Kane were both born on September 10. Spooky!


Listen to Kenton In Hi-Fi on Spotify

Listen to Back On the Block on Spotify

Listen to Excavation on Spotify

Read the personnel section of the Wikipedia entry for Back On The Block

Follow Patrick McCurry on Instagram and TikTok

Follow Aaron Staebell on Instagram and TikTok

Buy Aaron’s instruction book for young drummers

Follow Jason Crane on Instagram and TikTok

Follow The Jazz Session on Instagram and TikTok


Author: Jason Crane