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Archive for October 2015

Mingus and Woods

This podcast features two jazz giants, Charles Mingus and Phil Woods. These greats are sandwiched between some new creative jazz artists, notably trombonist Peter McEachern's No Chordtet and the young amazing Josh Evans.

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Track ~ Artist ~ Album
24 for Elvin ~ No Chordtet ~ Subconscious Love
Subconcious Love ~ No Chordtet ~ Subconscious Love
Sue's Changes ~ Charles Mingus ~ Changes One
Devil Blues ~ Charles Mingus ~ Changes One
Samba du Bois ~ Phil Woods ~ Musique du Bois
Airegin ~ Phil Woods ~ Musique duBois
Bad Dream ~ Josh Evans ~ Hope and Despair 

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A podcast of mostly new music to WWUH studios. Young trumpeter from the Hartford area Josh Evans starts this show. We also hear John Scofield's new album featuring Joe Lovano. Detroit drummer Sean Dobbins leads and organ quartet. The podcast concludes with a new fusion release from veteran Jeff Lorber. Somewhere in the middle is the only non-new CD as George Garzone and the Fringe channel Trane.

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Hope and Despair (feat. Abraham Burton, Bruce Williams & Eric McPherson) - Josh Evans

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
Chronic Mistakes ~ Josh Evans ~ Hope and Despair
Clark Street ~ Josh Evans ~ Hope and Despair
Season Creep ~ John Scofield ~ Past and Present
Get Proud ~ John Scofield ~ Past and Present
Central Park West ~ George Garzone with The Fringe in NY
Fancy Free ~ Sean Dobbins ~ Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet
The Journey ~ Sean Dobbins ~ Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet
Mustang ~ Jeff Lobber Fusion ~ Step It Up
Step It Up ~ Jeff Lobber Fusion ~ Step It Up

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We speak with Noah Preminger about his new album Pivot: Live at 55Bar. Pivot is heavily influenced by the music of the Delta Blues. This album takes two compositions by blues legend Bukka White, and Noah's quartet improvises with grit and determination on these themes.

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Pivot:Live At 55Bar - Noah Preminger on iTunes

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
15,000~ Noah Preminger ~ Haymaker 
Parchman Farm Blues ~ Bukka White 
Parchman Farm Blues ~ Noah Preminger ~ Pivot: Live at 55Bar 
Where or When ~ Noah Preminger ~ After the Rain 
Urban Renewal ~ Jason Palmer ~ Places

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We run the gamut from progressive rock, pop, and straight ahead jazz in today's podcast. From Santana to McBride, Laura Nyro, Bela Fleck, Jarrett, McLean and more. Enjoy.

Featured Album
Caravanserai - Santana on iTunes

Track ~ Artist ~ Album
Song of the Wind ~ Santana ~ Caravanserai
La Fuente Ritmo ~ Santana ~ Caravanserai
Cherokee ~ Christian McBride Trio ~ Out Here
Car Wash ~ Christian McBride Trio ~ Live at Village Vanguard
Armando's Rhumba ~ Chick Corea and Bela Fleck ~ Two
Stone Soul Picnic ~ Billy Childs ~ Map to the Treasure: Reimagnining Laura Nyro
To a Child ~ Billy Childs ~ Map to the Treasure: Reimagnining Laura Nyro
Oju Oba ~ Kavita Shah ~ Visions
Questar ~ Keith Jarrett ~ My Song
Dr. Do Right ~ Kenny Barrett and Dave Holland ~ The Art of Conversation
Hip Strut ~ Jackie McLean ~ New Soil
Desert Cry ~ McCoy Tyner ~ Sama Layuca

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