Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner: Episode 026

Episode 26 of Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner – Sound Vault’s specialist soul, jazz and fusion show with Upper Hale’s foremost amateur collector of vinyl – has a special focus on tracks from the Year 2000 and up to the present day.

Expect tracks from Angie Stone, Swing Out Sister, Masters At Work ft Billie, and Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings – plus Mario Biondi, The Rebirth, Incognito – and with the weather on the turn for the bank holiday weekend, Mark couldn’t resist a tune from Pharrell Williams. Enjoy!

Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner: Episode 025

Episode 25 of Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner – Sound Vault’s specialist soul, jazz and fusion show with Upper Hale’s foremost collector of vinyl – has a special focus on female jazz singers.

Expect tracks from Sarah Vaughan, Lainie Kazan, Shirley Scott and Irene Reid, plus Astrud Gilberto, Ella Fitzgerald, Marlena Shaw, Flora Purim, Carmen McRae, and arguably Mark’s favourite of this episode, Brenda Boykin.

Join Mark for some powerful performances.

Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner: Episode 024

Episode 24 of Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner finds Upper Hale’s most avid collector of vinyl serving up another fine selection for Sound Vault’s specialist soul, jazz and fusion show.

Expect tracks from the likes of Kenny Dorham, Lonnie Smith, John Klemmer and Tania Maria, plus Jack McDuff, and John Handy.

Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner: Episode 021

Episode 21 of Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner finds Mark selecting the best of British of Jazz/Funk artists and groups from amongst his vinyl collection from between 1974 and 1983.

Expect to hear the likes of Freez, Light of the World, Linx and David Joseph, plus Hi-Tension, Incognito, Morrissey/Mullen, the Average White Band, and F.B.I.

Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner: Episode 020

Episode 20 of Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner introduces a new feature to the show. In particular episodes, Mark will select a letter of the alphabet at random from the ‘Mixed Bag’ of letters, and play tracks only from soul, jazz and fusion solo artists and groups whose name begins with that letter.

Because it is the first time he has played this feature, today’s show is brought to you by the letter “A“.

Expect tracks from Azymuth; Vicki Anderson; her daughter, Carleen Anderson; and the Average White Band, plus Roy Ayers; Animal Nightlife; Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express, and Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass.

Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner: Episode 019

Episode 19 of Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner is a hip-hop flavoured special edition of Sound Vault’s specialist soul/jazz/fusion music show, from Upper Hale’s own avid collector of vinyl.

Expect tracks from the likes of Big Lady K, Roxanne Shante, Masta Ace, and Gang Starr, plus Man Parrish, Eric B and Rakim, Young MC, Main Source and Original Konfusion.

Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner: Episode 018

Episode 18 of Mixed Bag with Mark Sumner is an uplifting, gospel-tinged special edition of the soul/jazz/fusion specialist music show, from Upper Hale’s own avid collector of vinyl.

Expect tracks from the likes of Kent Schneider, Mary Lou Williams, The Rance Allen Group and Kim Weston, plus The Edwin Hawkins Singers, Terry Callier, Roy Ayers Ubiquity – and a special rendition of The Addict’s Psalm.

Oh Happy Day!