Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Thelonious Martin "A Dozen For Dilla" (Volume 1)


James Yancey, better known as J Dilla, would have turned 43 today ... His memory lives on through the culture and the countless producers he's helped to inspire. One in particular, Chicago's Thelonious Martin has carried on tradition to not only honor Dilla on his Birthday, but honoring him in his style of production. You can hear the technique, but his own style is layered within, creating something unique at the same time as it is familiar. Here's a Dozen For Dilla, Volume 1. HBD, Jay Dee.