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Archive for October 2014

This podcast features a conversation with Noah Preminger talking about the Jazz scene in Boston and his upcoming show at The Side Door in Old Lyme, CT. We start with some great music with a Latin spin from the Curtis Brothers and JD Allen who have played in the Hartford area recently. New music from Dave Liebman is represented here as well as John Coltrane, Joe Lovano and Earl MacDonald.

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Haymaker - Noah Preminger on iTunes

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
Manifest Destiny ~ The Curtis Brothers ~ Completion of Proof
Sonhouse ~ JD Allen ~ SHINE!
Ugly Beauty ~ Dave Liebman ~ Samsara
Quickening ~ Noah Preminger ~ Before the Rain
15,000 ~ Noah Preminger ~ Haymaker
TOMORROW ~ Noah Preminger ~ Haymaker
Don't Drink The Water ~ Noah Preminger ~ Haymaker
26-2 ~ John Coltrane ~ Coltrane's Sound
Lonnie's Lament ~ Ed Thigpen ~ The Element of Swing
Consummation ~ Joe Lovano ~ Joyous Encounter
Mirror of the Mind ~ Earl MacDonald & The Creative Opportunity Workshop ~ Mirror of the Mind

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New Tunes

This podcast features mostly new music from amazing jazz artists. Some are new to the jazz scene others are stalwarts that continue to move the music forward. Some like The Cookers, Noah Baerman, Dave Liebman, Frank Kimbrough are pushing modern jazz to new grounds, others like Kavita Shah and Miguel Zenon fuse world music with jazz influences. JD Allen and The Bad Plus experiment with new rhythmic and melodic approaches. 

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Ripples - Noah Baerman on iTunes

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
SLIPPIN' AND SLIDIN' ~ The Cookers ~ Time and Time Again
Liberian Hummingbird ~ Dave Liebman ~ Samsara
Sivad ~ Dave Liebman ~ Samsara
Ripple: Brotherhood ~ Noah Baerman ~ Ripples
Peeling the Onion (feat. Jazz Samaritan Alliance) ~ Noah Baerman ~ Ripples
Same Fight ~ Miguel Zenón ~ Identities Are Changeable
Detroit ~ JD Allen ~ GRACE
Blue Smoke ~ Frank Kimbrough ~ Quartet
November ~ Frank Kimbrough ~ Quartet
You Will Lose All Fear ~ The Bad Plus ~ Inevitable Western
Oju Oba (feat. Lionel Loueke) ~ Kavita Shah ~ VISIONS
Vein Melter ~ Herbie Hancock ~ Head Hunters
Actual Proof ~ Conrad Herwig ~ The Latin Side of Herbie Hancock

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We begin this podcast with new music from some of modern jazz's most creative innovators. From that we segway into a set of classic fusion from the 70's. I dig this set. Hope you will too.

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Social Music - Jon Batiste and Stay Human on iTunes

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
Soul Vibrations ~ The Brandee Younger Quartet ~ Live @ the Breeding Ground
The Still Standing Blues ~ Rob Garcia 4 ~ The Passion of Color
Landmarks ~ Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band ~ Landmarks
San Spirito ~ Jon Batiste and Stay Human ~ Social Music
Havona ~ Weather Report ~ Heavy Weather
Black Market ~ Weather Report ~ Black Market
Meeting of the Spirits ~ Mahavishnu Orchestra with John McLaughlin ~ The Inner Mounting Flame
The Great Escape ~ Larry Coryell ~ Barefoot Boy

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Although I won't be doing my regular radio show for a couple weeks, the Podcast doesn't skip a beat. We feature some new music from Fred Hersch, Otis Brown III, Tom Guarna, Alan Ferber. Also, dig the upbeat version of Bye Bye Blackbird from one of my favorites, Kenny Garrett.

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Floating - Fred Hersch Trio on iTunes

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
Beringia ~ Tom Guarna ~ Rush
Bye Bye Blackbird ~ Kenny Garrett ~ Black Hope
Home Fries ~ Freddie Hersch Trio ~ Floating
Let's Cool One ~ Fred Hersch Trio ~ Floating
The Way (Truth & Life) ~ Otis Brown III ~ The Thought of You
You're Still the One (feat. Gretchen Parlato) ~ Otis Brown III ~ The Thought of You
Hyper Ballad ~ Alan Ferber ~ March Sublime
March Sublime ~ Alan Ferber ~ March Sublime

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