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Just another jazz podcast featuring new music by drummers Willie Jones, Peter Erskine, singer Champian Fulton, and more. It wraps up with some hip early fusion from Miles.

featured album
Miles Davis - Water Babies
Artist ~ Album ~ Track
Willie Jones III ~ Toku Do ~ Groundwork
Willie Jones III ~ Groundwork ~ Groundwork
Champian Fulton ~ All Of Me ~ After Dark
Peter Erskine ~ Bourges Buenos Aires ~ Peter Erskine Is Dr. Um
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ Gamma Band ~ Star of Jupiter
Azar Lawrence ~ Lost Tribes of Lemuria ~ The Seeker
Miles Davis ~ Water Babies ~ Water Babies
Miles Davis ~ Dual Mr. Anthony Tillman Williams Process ~ Water Babies

Grammys and More

We have the jazz Grammy award winners, but not before we hear some new releases from Greg Abate, Orice Jenkins and Brandee Younger. The Grammys set features Christian McBride, John Scofield and Maria Schneider. And shouldn't Kamasi Washington's Epic been considered for a Grammy?

Artist ~ Album ~ Track
The Jimmy McGriff and Hank Crawford Quartet ~ Splanky ~ Blues Groove
Greg Abate ~ Motif ~ Motif
Greg Abate and Phil Woods ~ Moonlight in Vermont ~ Kindrid Spirits
Orice Jenkins ~ Find Your Love ~ Soar
Orice Jenkins ~ East of the Sun ~ Soar
Brandee Younger ~ Afro Harping ~ Wax & Wane
Brandee Younger ~ Wax & Wane ~ Wax & Wane
Snarky Puppy ~ Singing to the Moon ~ Family Dinner Vol. 2
Thomas Chapin ~ Night Bird Song ~ Night Bird Song
Christian McBride Trio ~ cherokee ~ Live at The Village Vanguard
John Scofield ~ Enjoy the Future! ~ Past Present
Maria Schnieder Orchestra ~ Arbiters of Evolution ~ The Thompson Fields
Kamasi Washington ~ The Magnificent 7 ~ The Epic

This week we talk jazz with up and coming saxophonist Mike Casey (begins @24:20). Also featured is a new album by Dr. Lonnie Smith and more. 

Featured Album
Dr. Lonnie Smith
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Jeff Coffin with Caleb Chapman's Crescent Superband ~ Tall and Lanky ~ Inside of the Outside
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Afrodesia ~ Evolution
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Staight No Chaser ~ Evolution
Mike Casey Trio ~ Mack The Knife ~ Live Recording
Mike Casey Trio ~ The House of Mirrors ~ Live Recording
Bill Stewart ~ Paris Lope ~ Space Squid
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Save Your Love For Me ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Teaneck ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Jeremy Pelt ~ The Haunting ~ #JiveCulture


Snarky Jazz

Let's start with something brand new from Snarky Puppy. It gets funky before we transition to a more straight ahead jazz groove. Mags, Mac Ave Superband and Buster get us settled in. Then guitarist Mark Whitfield, Greg Abate with Phil Woods and a Dick Oats big band round out this show. 

Featured Album
Snarky Puppy Family Dinner Vol 2
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Snarky Puppy ~ Don't You Know ~ Family Dinner Volume Two
Snarky Puppy ~ I Remember ~ Familiy Dinner Two
Joe Magnarellli ~ NYC-J-Funk ~ Three on Two
Joe Magnarellli ~ Central Park West ~ Three on Two
Mack Avenue Superband ~ Intro/Paint Brushes ~ Live! From the Detroit Jazz Festival 2015
Mack Avenue Superband ~ Intro/Up! ~ Live! From the Detroit Jazz Festival 2015
Buster Williams ~ Fortune Dance ~ Something More
Mark Whitfield ~ Blues for Davis Alexander ~ True Blue
Greg Abate + Phil Woods w/Tim Ray Trio ~ Willow Weep For Me ~ Kindred Spirits live at Chans
Dick Oatts/Mats Holmquist New York Jazz Orchestra ~ Chameleon ~ A Tribute To Herbie + 1
Dick Oatts/Mats Holmquist New York Jazz Orchestra ~ Dolphin Dance ~ A Tribute To Herbie + 1


Something More

The gem of this podcast is in the last two tracks from bassist Buster Williams and his Something More quintet. But first we here something straight ahead from Yosef Lateef, a slow jam from guitarist Grant Green. The blues from Albert Rivera. Also featured is Greg Abate in concert with the late great Phil Woods.

Featured Album
Buster Williams, Something More

Artist ~ Song ~ Album
Yusef Lateef ~ revelation ~ Blues for the Orient
Grant Green ~ Idle Moments ~ Idle Moments
Greg Abate and Phil Woods ~ Steeplechase ~ Kindred Spirits Live at Chan's
Albert Rivera ~ You Did What? ~ Back At It
Buster Williams ~ Deception ~ Something More
Buster Williams ~ Something More ~ Something More

This podcast kicks off with some modern clarinet work by Oran Etkin and later in the show from Anat Cohen. In the middle is a new album by Greg Abate with the late Phil Woods in one of his last recordings. A vocal set follows with Luciana Souza, Cyrille Aimee, and Norah Jones (with new Charles Lloyd). Some fusion to finish the podcast with two Frank's - Varella and Zappa.

Featured album

What's New? Reimagining Benny Goodman - Oran Etkin on iTunes

Artist ~ Album ~ Track
Oran Etkin ~ Be Good Lady ~ What's New? Reimagining Benny Goodman 
Greg Abate + Phil Woods ~ Strollin' ~ Kindred Spirits 
Greg Abate + Phil Woods ~ Yardbird Suite ~ Kindred Spirits
Luciana Souza ~ At The Fair ~ Speaking In Tongues 
Cyrille Aimee ~ Live Alone and Like It ~ Let's Get Lost 
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels ~ You Are So Beautiful ~ I Long to See You 
Anat Cohen ~ Lilia ~ Luminosa 
Anat Cohen ~ Bachio (feat. Rumero Lubambo) ~ Luminosa 
Josh Evans ~ Steps ~ Hope and Despair 
Frank Varella ~ Giant Steps ~ Grandma's Revenge 
Frank Zappa ~ Waka Jawaka ~ Waka Jawaka 

Awesome Guitar

Some awesome modern jazz guitar is featured in this podcast. We hear from Kevin Eubanks (Dave Holland), Bill Frisell, Larry Coryell and John McLaughlin (Miroslav Vitous). At the end of the podcast is a new album from Charles Lloyd, featuring more great guitar from Frisell and the new fusion sound of Manuel Valera.

Featured Album
Bill Frisell, All We Are Saying

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Dave Holland & Prism ~ The Watcher ~ Prism
Bill Frisell ~ Come Together ~ All We Are Saying
Bill Frisell ~ Give Peace a Chance ~ All We Are Saying 
Larry Coryell ~ Gypsy Queen ~ Barefoot Boy
Mirislav Vitous ~ I Will Tell Him on You ~ Infinite Search
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels ~ Masters of War ~ I Long to See You
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels ~ All My Trials ~ I Long to See You
Manuel Valera & Groove Street ~ 121st Street ~ Urban Landscape


MLK Tribute

This tribute podcast recorded on the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. features music by Noah Baerman from his 2005 release dedicated to the life of the greatest American civil rights leader. That is followed by Nina Simone's tribute to Dr. King. David Bowie is also remembered with music from his final album Blackstar. We hear from Donny McCaslin who collaborated with Bowie on this recording, and some jazz covers of Bowie's work.
Featured Album
Soul Force, Noah Baerman

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Noah Baerman ~ Montgomery, 1956 ~ Soul Force 
Noah Baerman ~ Washington, 1963 ~ Soul Force 
Nina Simone ~ Why? (The King of Love Is Dead) ~ The Best of Nina Simone 
Nina Simone ~ I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel To Be Free ~ The Best of Nina Simone 
David Bowie ~ Blackstar ~ Blackstar 
David Bowie ~ Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime) ~ Blackstar 
Donny McCaslin ~ Alpha and Omega ~ Casting for Gravity 
This Is Not America ~ Not In Our Name ~ Charlie Haden 
The Bad Plus ~ Life on Mars ~ Prog 


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