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Podcast 20161023

Another week of Autumn leaves on guitar with Stanley Jordan. Than we do Halloween with Greg Abate.Follow that up with Sonny Rawlins, new music from Tim Ray and Joey Alexander. Then we close it out with classic Herbie Hancock.

Featured Album
Tim Ray Trio, Windows
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Stanley Jordan ~ Autumn Leaves ~ Stolen Moments
Greg Abate ~ Transylvania ~ Monsters in the Night
Greg Abate ~ Bride of Frankenstien ~ Monsters in the Night
Sonny Rollins ~ Road Shows Vol. 1 ~ Blossom
Sonny Rollins ~ You Stepped Out of a Dream ~ Sonny Rollins: Volume Two
Tim Ray Trio ~ Star Eyes ~ Windows
Tim Ray Trio ~ I've Been To Memphis ~ Windows
Joey Alexander ~ Soul Dreamer ~ Countdown
Herbie Hancock ~ Maiden Voyage ~ Maiden Voyage


Beatle Jazz

After kicking it off with Autumn Leaves from Bobby Timmons, and Misty by Pharoah Sanders, we settle into sets from Chick Corea, Dave Holland and then a set of creative arrangements of Beatle tunes from various artists.

Feature Album
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Bobby Timmons Trio ~ Autumn Leaves ~ In Person
Pharoah Sanders ~ Misty ~ Crescent with Love
Chick Corea ~ Straight Up and Down ~ Inner Space
Return to Forever ~ Captain Senor Mouse ~ The Anthology
Return to Forever ~ Romantic Warrior ~ Return to Forever
Dave Holland Quartet ~ Conference of the Birds ~ Conference of the Birds
Dave Holland Quartet ~ Four Winds ~ Conference of the Birds
Dave Holland and Papa Habichuela ~ Joyride ~ Hands
BeatleJazz ~ Yes It Is ~ With a Little Help from my Friends
BeatleJazz ~ Strawberry Fields ~ With a Little Help from my Friends
Hot Club of San Francisco ~ Things We Said Today ~ John Paul George & Django
Terri Lynn Carrington ~ Michelle ~ Mosaic

October Jazz

This podcast episode is inspired by the month of October and the fall season. For the next few weeks, Autumn Leaves will kick off the show. Greg Abate and Wayne Shorter play songs which evoke the feeling of Halloween. Then I get into one of my favorite Wynton Marsalis recordings. The podcast concludes with Toots harmonica. 

Featured album
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Johnny Griffin ~ Autumn Leaves ~ Return of the Griffin
Greg Abate ~ Monsters In The Night ~ Monsters In The Night
Wayne Shorter ~ Speak No Evil ~ Witch Hunt
Wynton Marsalis ~ The Magic Hour ~ The Magic Hour
Wynton Marsalis ~ Big Fat Hen ~ The Magic Hour
Wynton Marsalis ~ Feeling of Jazz ~ Magic Hour
Toots Thielmans ~ Groovin' High ~ East Coast West Coast

Start with Autumn

This episode starts with Miles doing Autumn Leaves as we celebrate this beautiful Fall season. From there we have Chick and Metheny sets followed by new music from Tom Harrell and Joey Alexander. The podcast concludes with young harmonica player Yvonnick Prene.


Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Miles Davis ~ Autumn Leaves ~ Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival
Chick Corea Trio ~ This is New ~ Trilogy
Chick Corea Trio ~ Alice in Wonderland ~ Trilogy
Pat Metheny ~ The First Circle ~ First Circle
Pat Metheny Group ~ When We Were Free ~ Quartet
Pat Metheny ~ Still Life (Talking) ~ Minuano
Tom Harrell ~ Trances ~ Something Gold, Something Blue
Joey Alexander ~ Maiden Voyage (feat. Chris Potter) ~ Countdown
Yvonnick Prene ~ Armorica ~ Breath

For Trane at 90

John Coltrane is certainly one of the most influential and revered Jazz Masters. Broadcast on 'Trane's 90th birth anniversary, this podcast contains music from both of his great quartets. Other than a couple of tracks that cover Coltrane tunes (Pharoah Sanders, Kenny Garrett) this podcast is all Trane. 

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
John Coltrane ~ Coltrane's Sound ~ Equinox
Pharoah Sanders ~ Moment's Notice ~ Rejoice
Kenny Garrett ~ Lonnie's Lament ~ Pursuance: The Music Of John Coltrane
John Coltrane ~ Mr. P.C. ~ Giant Steps
John Coltrane ~ Naima ~ Giant Steps
John Coltrane ~ My Favorite Things ~ My Favorite Thing
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Impressions ~ Afro Blue Impressions (live 1963)
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Africa ~ The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
John Coltrane ~ Dear Lord ~ The Classic Quartet: Complete Impulse Recordings
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane ~ Blue Monk ~ Live At Carnegie Hall
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane ~ The Feeling of Jazz ~ Duke Ellington & John Coltrane


This podcast begins with tracks from cover albums from Billy Childs (Laura Nyro), Dave Stryker (70's R&B), and The Ed Polermo Big Band (Zappa). Also of note are new releases from guitarist Rale Macic and the sophomore release from young pianist Joey Alexander.

Featured Album
Dave Stryker - Eight Track II
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Billy Childs ~ The Confession (feat. Becca Stevens) ~ Map to the Treasure
Billy Childs ~ Save the Country (feat. Shawn Colvin) ~ Map to the Treasure
Dave Stryker ~ Trouble Man ~ eight track II
Dave Stryker ~ I Can't Get Next to You ~ eight track II
The Ed Palermo Big Band ~   ~ One Child Left Behind
Rickie Lee Jones ~ Trouble Man ~ It's Like This
Behn Gillece ~ Dare to Be ~ Dare to Be
Black Art Jazz Collective ~ Salvador da Bahia ~ Presented by The Side Door Jazz Club
Rale Micic ~ Late Call ~ Night Music
Rale Micic ~ Blue ~ Night Music
Joey Alexander ~ City Lights ~ Countdown
Joey Alexander ~ Countdown ~ Countdown


Mr. Jones

A birthday tribute to Elvin Jones, the great drummer, best known for his years with the trailbrazing John Coltrane Quartet. The show covers Elvin's playing as a leader, a sideman and his work with Trane.

Elvin Jones
September 9, 1927 - May 18, 2004
© Brian Ritter

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Elvin Jones ~ Three Card Molly ~ Earth Jones
Elvin Jones ~ Lady Luck ~ Elvin!
Wayne Shorter ~ Witch Hunt ~ Speak No Evil
Art Pepper ~ Caravan ~ Friday Night at Village Vanguard
Larry Young ~ Beyond All Limits ~ Unity
John Coltrane ~ The Night Has A Thousand Eyes ~ Coltrane's Sound
John Coltrane ~ Part 3: Pursuance ~ A Love Supreme
John Beasley ~ Monk estra ~ Ask Me Now
The Cookers ~ Blackfoot ~ The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart


For fans of the genre-bending Jazz Fusion, we have some interesting takes on this music. From young guitarists Rale Micic, Tom Guarna and Rez Abassi, to Fusion classic bands, Return To Forever, Weather Report and Mahavishnu Orchestra. This show finishes with a new release from Dave Stryker with some tunes you might have listened to on your eight track.

Featured Album
Dave Stryker, Eight Track II
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Rale Micic ~ Hotel Insomnia ~ Night Music
Tom Guarna ~ Shambleau ~ Rush
Rez Abbasi & Junction ~ Self-Brewing ~ Behind the Vibration
Return To Forever ~ The Sorceress ~ Romantic Warrior
Tony Williams ~ Allah Be Praised ~ Turn it over
Wayne Shorter ~ Dindi ~ Supernova
Weather Report ~ Medley ~ I Sing the Body Electric
Weather Report ~ 125th Street Congress ~ Sweetnighter
Mahavishnu Orchestra ~ Inner Mounting Flame ~ The Noonward Race
Dave Stryker ~ When Doves Cry ~ eight track II
Dave Stryker ~ Time of the Season ~ eight track II


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