One of Mike's favourite rock performers, Lou Reed, passed away in October.
Here are a few of his more jazz/blues-oriented tracks for you entertainment and edification:
Goodnight Ladies from Transformer (1972)
A Sheltered Life from Rock And Roll Heart (1976)
I Wanna Be Black from Street Hassle (1978)
Beginning Of A Great Adventure from New York (1989)
Guilty from The Raven (2003) - featuring Ornette Coleman