My Dad’s Jazz Music, Everywhere

technicolourFor many years, the only way to hear Polyhedra outside of a performance was to attend anyway and leave with a physical album. Almost thirty years after the release of their first album, my Dad’s Jazz group can now be heard and/or purchased through your favorite online music venues!

Polyhedra’s albums are now available for purchase on CD Baby (MP3 and FLAC available), iTunes, Amazon (Iridescence and Technicolor because Amazon doesn’t do artist listings), and Google Play. If you’re a fan of streaming, you can listen to Polyhedra’s albums now on Spotify and Rdio. They’re also available at ninety other online music venues I won’t even bother to list here. If your favorite one isn’t listed here, I’m sure you can find them by searching.

We used CD Baby’s distribution service to bring Polyhedra into the modern era of digital distribution. If you’re looking to do something similar with your recorded music, I highly recommend them. The process was quick, simple, and inexpensive.

We hope you enjoy listening to Polyhedra’s albums wherever you are as much as this group of wild musical animals enjoyed recording them!

Edit: Bill Huff, my Dad, is on the saxophones.

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Valentine’s Day with Batman and Catwoman

Before you settle down to celebrate Valentine’s Day by binge-watching the second season of House of Cards, here’s a true love story featuring Batman and Catwoman with music by Lolita Ritmanis.

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The Thing: The Musical

This latest masterpiece from Jon and Al Kaplan combines two of my favorite things, Swing and The Thing. From the same geniuses who brought you Conan: The Musical and Predator: The Musical, here’s The Thing: The Musical.

Latin Disco Jaws

I noticed this gem yesterday hiding in my old university’s music library. Yep, it’s a Jazz arrangement of themes from the score for Jaws 2, by John Williams, set in a “Latin Disco Feeling.”

Sure, I could probably find some recordings of it, but I think it’s more fun to just imagine the famous Jaws theme performed in a latin disco style.

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Shadow of the Unicorn

Those of you who followed this blog before I cleared out the three-year-old cobwebs may remember that it was called Shadow of the Unicorn. Well, that name was no random creation. It refers to one of my favorite songs from my father’s band, Polyhedra.

So, what better way to re-boot the blog formerly known as Shadow of the Unicorn than with a post featuring the original Shadow of the Unicorn from Polyhedra’s 1987 Iridescense album?

Yes, those are whale sounds on the guitar, and my father on saxophones.

Polyhedra albums are primarily sold in person at various gigs, but you can track down some copies of Technicolour (their second album) and even an original Iridescence LP at Amazon. Of course, considering my connection, I may be able to facilitate a sale if you so desire.

Update: Polyhedra’s albums are now available at your favorite online music venue!