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This episodes begins and ends with the late great saxophonist Michael Brecker. In between is mostly jazz artists that have honed their craft in the Hartford area including Wayne Escoffery, Orice Jenkins and Tony Davis.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
McCoy Tyner Trio ~ I Mean You ~ Infinity (feat. Michael Brecker)
Wayne Escoffery ~ Kyrie ~ The Humble Warrior
Joe Farrell ~ Sound Down ~ Outback
Orice Jenkins ~ I Only Have Eyes For You ~ Soar
Orice Jenkins ~ The Very Thought of You ~ Centennial Cole
Tony Davis ~ May This Be Love ~ Golden Year
Tony Davis ~ Night Ride ~ Golden Year
Michael Brecker ~ Renaissance Man ~ Time Is Of The Essence

Recorded Jul 31

This show was recorded back on July 31 during Hartford's Paul Brown concert series. Some of the cats that played in the series are featured here.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Wayne Escoffery ~ AKA Reggie ~ The Humble Warrior
Pat Metheny ~ Everything Explained ~ From This Place
Matt DeChamplain Trio ~ Rough Ridin' ~ 
Trombeatz ~ Something New ~ A Caribbean Thing - EP
Matt Dwonszyk ~ Weak Incentive ~ Wonderful World
Tony Williams ~ Warrior ~ Civilization
Kenny Garrett Quintet ~ Backyard Groove ~ Do Your Dance!
Nat King Cole ~ (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 ~ After Midnight: The Complete Session
Chris Potter ~ Green Pastures ~ Circuits

While this episode is an excerpt from my final radio show on WWUH, the podcast will continue on its weekly schedule. Ahmad Jamal shows his love of music, Joe Farrell and Gary Burton rocks out, and Stevie W provides the outro with love. Artists with CT based roots; Byrd, Preminger, Zuraitis represented here too.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ahmad Jamal Trio ~ I Love Music ~ The Awakening
Joe Farrell ~ Great Gorge ~ Moon Germs
Antonio S, Antonio Sanchez, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny & Steve Swallow ~ Question and Answer (Live) ~ Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow & Antonio Sanchez: Quartet Live!
Warren Byrd ~ What Is This Thing Called Love ~ Truth Raised Twice
Noah Preminger ~ Before The Rain ~ Before The Rain
Nicole Zuraitis ~ What a Wonderful World ~ All Wandering Hearts
Stevie Wonder ~ As ~ Songs in the Key of Life

Bird and Wayne

Part one of my last radio show on WWUH features music by Charlie Bird Parker and Wayne Shorter, both of which are celebrating birth anniversaries. 

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Charlie Parker ~ Groovin' High ~ Groovin' High
Jackie McLean ~ Confirmation ~ 4, 5, And 6
Keith Jarrett ~ Scrapple From The Apple ~ Up For It
Jaco Pastorius ~ Donna Lee ~ Jaco Pastorius
Giacomo Gates ~ How High The Moon / Ornithology ~ Centerpiece
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland ~ Segment ~ The Art of Conversation
Charlie Parker ~ Yardbird Suite ~ Salt Peanuts
Wayne Shorter ~ Footprints (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2000 - Remaster) ~ Adam's Apple (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
Wayne Shorter ~ Lost and Orbits Medley (Live) ~ Emanon

Mo’ Hartford

This episode begins with a Hartford theme, with Jonathan Barber's Vision Ahead and a couple of Stevie D. tracks including 880 Club. Also of note is new music from Nicole Zuraitis' new album and Joshua Redman, Jason Palmer and others.


Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Son of Hartford ~ Legacy Holder
Steve Davis ~ Club 880 ~ Images
Steve Davis ~ A Child Is Born ~ Correlations
Kevin Mahogany ~ Nature Boy ~ Another Time Another Place
Nicole Zuraitis ~ Overdrive Mind ~ All Wandering Hearts
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Moe Honk ~ RoundAgain
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Ziandi ~ Good Hope
Jason Palmer ~ A Lady and Gentleman in Black (Rembrandt) ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

San Diego Way

Within this podcast there is a set dedicated to the city I will be relocating to, San Diego. Bookending that set is a Herbie classic, McCoy, Miguel, Kenny B and Dave H. Enjoy.

Herbie Hancock ~ Oliloqui Valley ~ The Complete Blue Note Sessions Disk 3
Arthur Blythe ~ Down San Diego Way ~ Lenox Avenue Breakdown
Irving Flores & Danzon Jazz Trio ~ Bolero in San Diego ~ American Influence
Christopher Hollyday ~ You Make Me Feel So Young ~ Dialogue
McCoy Tyner ~ A Night In Tunisia ~ Today and Tomorrow
Miguel Zenón ~ La Gata Montesa ~ Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland Trio ~ I Remember When ~ Without Deception
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Mazad ~ Good Hope

A variety of classic and new modern jazz music to occupy these hot summer days during a pandemic. The last few tunes highlight the final 2 concerts of the live streamed Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz series.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ahmad Jamal Trio ~ Stolen Moments ~ The Awakening
Christian Sands ~ Crash ~ Be Water
Shirley Scott ~ Days of Wine and Roses ~ On a Clear Day
Tony Davis ~ May This Be Love ~ Golden Year
Tony Davis ~ Night Ride ~ Golden Year
Wes Montgomery ~ Twisted Blues ~ Cottontail
Leala Cyr ~ Summertime ~ First Instinct
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Manifest Destiny ~ Triangular III
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Skylark ~ Triangular III

There is some great new music in this podcast from Kurt, Joshua, Dave and Jason. Also an announcement embedded within this episode you must hear.


Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ kurt1 ~ Star of Jupiter
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ Mr. Hope ~ Star of Jupiter
Kurt Rosenwinkel & The Heartcore Orchestra ~ Under It All ~ Under It All - Single
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Moe Honk ~ RoundAgain
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Floppy Diss ~ RoundAgain
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Bedouin Trail ~ Good Hope
Jason Palmer ~ Program for an Artistic Soiree (Degas) [Live] ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

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