Episode Six: Mixed Conception, Ben Jaffe

This episode features the group Mixed Conception, a band formed during the pandemic in Brooklyn, NY featuring vocalists RG The Protagonist and Navé, percussionist Jo Jo Soul, guitarist Frankie Rathbone, and Saxophonist, artist and educator Ben Jaffe (who performs in P.E. and Dumb Wolves) as well as special guest guitarist Lauren Levy.

This week we are promoting Picture the Homeless, a grassroots organization founded and led by homeless people, organizing for social justice on issues like housing, police violence, and the shelter-industrial complex.

RG The Protagonist, Navé, Jo Jo Soul, and Frankie Rathbone perform as Mixed Conception, based in Brooklyn, NY.

Ben Jaffe is a saxophonist, comic artist, and science teacher based in Brooklyn, NY. Currently performs in the Brooklyn bands P.E. and Dumb Wolves.

Jamie Frey performs in the Brooklyn rock band, NO ICE.

1. Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations (0:00)
2. Prologue - Mixed Conception (05:28)
3. Black on Black - Mixed Conception (15:07)
4. Beyond Perfection - Mixed Conception (23:04)
5. Darn That Dream - Jimmy Van Heusen & Eddie DeLange (28:01)
6. Willie The Pimp - Frank Zappa (34:34)
7. Video Science - Ben Jaffe (40:02)
8. Sixteen Tons (feat. Lauren Levy) - "Tennessee" Ernie Ford (45:03)