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Litchfield Jazz

August 14th, 2012

This week's playlist was made in anticipation of the Litchfield Jazz Festival which took place last weekend. It was my first time there and we had a great time. The show starts off with a couple of artists we heard in NYC recently, Kenny Garrett and the LeBoeuf Brothers. Then we get into the Litchfield set. I especially like the Miguel Zenon tracks posted here. Also Donny McCaslin shows off some killer tenor sax chops. We go back to the 1970's with flutist Hubert Laws. Dave Stryker gives us some fine guitar licks and the podcast finishes with vocalist Kevin Mahogany, who closed out this years Litchfield Jazz Festival. We will definitely return to the Litchfield festival next year.

Featured Album

Alma Adentro - The Puerto Rican Songbook - Miguel Zenón on iTunes

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
Boogety Boogety ~ Kenny Garrett ~ Seeds from the Underground
D2D ~ Le Boeuf Brothers ~ In Praise of Shadows
Claire ~ Donny McCaslin ~ Perpetual Motion
Moments Notice ~ Hubert Law ~ In the Beginning
Penta ~ Awake ~ Miguel Zenon
Tiemblas ~ Miguel Zenon ~ Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook
It was a Very Good Year ~ Dave Stryker ~ Big City
Nature Boy ~ Kevin Mohagany ~ Another Time Another Place

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  • David DeRosa

    I am a member of Board of Directors for the Litchfield Jazz Festival. Thanks for your attendance and promotion here. Please come back and spread the word. We need you continued support for live jazz to survive.

    Aug 20, 2012 at 11:13 pm