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It's never to late to celebrate giving thanks, and we do so in today's episode. After beginning with Miles, we turn to the San Diego jazz scene with Joshua White and Chris Hollyday. Our post-holiday special concludes by celebrating thankfulness and food with two Hartford jazz greats Jimmy Greene and Atla Dechamplain, finishing with Monk.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Miles Davis ~ Joshua ~ Seven Steps To Heaven
Joshua White ~ Curiosity Landing ~ 13 Short Stories
Christopher Hollyday ~ Dialogue ~ Dialogue
Pat Martino ~ El Hombre ~ El Hombre
John Coltrane ~ Impressions (Take 3) ~ Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Jimmy Greene ~ Give Thanks ~ Mission Statement
Atla DeChamplain ~ Soul Food ~ Pause
Thelonious Monk ~ Stuffy Turkey ~ It's Monk's Time

 

Most of these tunes were inspired by music heard around town here in San Diego, covered by local musicians. Some great standards and other tunes in this week's podcast.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Hank Mobley ~ This I Dig Of You ~ Soul Station
Brandee Younger ~ Reclamation ~ Somewhere Different
Michael Brecker ~ The Nearness of You ~ Nearness of You: The Ballad Book
McCoy Tyner ~ Man From Tanganyika ~ Tender Moments
Lee Morgan ~ Party Time ~ The Procrastinator
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Skylark (Live) ~ Triangular III (Live)
Pat Martino ~ Phineas Trane ~ Think Tank
Noah Preminger ~ Promises Kept ~ Contemptment

We start the show with three tracks from the 60's by Land, CT and Silver. That's followed by Hartford's Byrd and San Diego's Hollyday. Joel Frahm has a new trio album and we wrap it up with Martino's interpretation of Trane's Africa.

Playlist 
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Harold Land Sextet ~ Compulsion ~ West Coast Blues!
Clark Terry ~ Jazz Conversations ~ The Happy Horns of Clark Terry
Horace Silver ~ Sayonara Blues ~ The Tokyo Blues
Warren Byrd ~ Smilin' in the Dark ~ Truth Raised Twice
Christopher Hollyday ~ Text Tones ~ Dialogue
Joel Frahm ~ Thinking of Benny ~ The Bright Side
Pat Martino ~ Africa ~ Think Tank

Celebrating 7 million downloads over the 11+years that this podcast has been published weekly. Dave Holland and Miles Davis start the show with a pair of luck sevens. Next we pay tribute to guitar great Pat Martino who passed away this week. Young players, Mike Casey and Andrew Renfroe with a modern electric sound close out this show. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Dave Holland ~ Lucky Seven ~ Critical Mass
Miles Davis ~ Seven Steps to Heaven ~ Seven Steps To Heaven
Pat Martino ~ Footprints ~ Footprints
Pat Martino ~ Dozen Down ~ Think Tank
Herbie Hancock ~ Thieves in the Temple ~ New Standard
Harold Land & Martin Banks ~ Blue Nellie ~ West Coast Suite
Mike Casey ~ Law of Attraction ~ Law of Attraction: The Remixes
Mike Casey ~ Spoon ~ Law of Attraction: The Remixes
Andrew Renfroe ~ Gotham ~ Run in the Storm

Another episode featuring the West Coast jazz scene. Classics from Harold Land, Wes and Nat "King" Cole start the set. Then we time travel to today's scene featuring Chris Hollyday, Andrew Renfroe. We finish with a Boston icon who recently moved out west, Jason Palmer.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Harold Land Sextet ~ Terrain ~ West Coast Blues!
Harold Land Sextet ~ West Coast Blues ~ West Coast Blues!
Wes Montgomery ~ Bumpin' On Sunset ~ Tequila
Nat "King" Cole ~ Straighten Up and Fly Right ~ The Classic Singles
Christopher Hollyday ~ Kiss Me Right ~ Dialogue
Andrew Renfroe ~ 1998 ~ Run in the Storm
Jason Palmer ~ A Lady and Gentleman in Black ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella
Jason Palmer ~ At Ease ~ At Wally's, Vol. 1

Just some music I've been listening to this week. No particular theme. New music from Helen Sung, J. McLaughlin, Brandee, and Chick. Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Helen Sung ~ Long Yellow Road ~ Quartet + (with Harlem Quartet)
Bob Reynolds ~ Ecaroh ~ A Message for Mobley
John McLaughlin ~ As the Spirit Sings ~ Liberation Time
Brandee Younger ~ Somewhere Different ~ Somewhere Different
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger ~ The Creator Has a Master Plan ~ Force Majeure
Christian McBride, Nicholas Payton & Mark Whitfield ~ Driftin' ~ Fingerpainting - The Music of Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock ~ Oliloqui Valley ~ The Complete Blue Note Sessions Disk 3
Chick Corea Akoustic Band ~ You And The Night And The Music ~ LIVE

A vocal set of LA & San Diego musicians to start today's program. San Diego flautist Holly Hofmann covers Metheny's Farmer's Trust before we here something new from NEA Jazz Master Metheny himself. Also on this show are Chick/Burton duets, Garrett and Adderly.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra ~ Fever (feat. Barbara Morrison) ~ L.A. Treasures Project
Denise Donatelli ~ Walk on By ~ Whistling in the Dark - The Music of Burt Bacharach
Peter Sprague & Leonard Patton ~ That Girl ~ Dream Walkin'
Holly Hofmann ~ Farmer's Trust ~ Low Life
Pat Metheny ~ Lodger ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Chick Corea & Gary Burton ~ Native Sense ~ Native Sense
Kenny Garrett ~ Soldiers of the Fields / Soldats des Champs ~ Sounds from the Ancestors
Cannonball Adderly Sextet ~ The Jive Samba ~ Jazz Workshop Revisited

ITG Oct 10 2021

We begin with the late Dr. Lonnie Smith, playing in a more progressive modern style. We follow that with a soulful Donny Hathaway. Then west coast soul from the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra, and classic Blakey. The rest of the podcast has new releases from Chick, Renee, Metheny and finally Miles.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Turning Point ~ Turning Point
Donny Hathaway ~ Someday We'll All Be Free ~ This Is Soul
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra ~ Got to Get Back to L.A. ~ L.A. Treasures Project
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers ~ Skylark ~ Caravan
Chick Corea Akoustic Band ~ Humpty Dumpty ~ LIVE
Renee Rosnes ~ Passing Jupiter ~ Kinds of Love
Pat Metheny ~ Timeline ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Miles Davis ~ In a Silent Way ~ The Lost Concert

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