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This podcast is part two from my holiday show originally broadcast prior to Christmas, so there are a few Christmas tunes sprinkled in. So, we extend the holiday spirit along with other tunes from Weather Report, Billy Cobham, Gil Scott-Heron and more.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Weather Report ~ 125th Street Congress/Will/Non-Stop Home ~ Sweetnighter
Bruno Raberg Trio ~ Song For Dolphy ~ Tailwood
Mario Pavone Sextet ~ Start Oval ~ Verticle
Cecile McLorin Salvant ~ Somewhere ~ Window
Billy Cobham ~ Heather ~ Crosswinds
Billy Cobham ~ Crosswinds ~ Crosswinds
Gil Scott-Heron ~ Winter In America (Live) ~ Winter In America
Joey DeFrancesco ~ Santa Clause is Comin' To Town ~ A Jazzy Wonderland

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My holiday broadcast has a few Winter classics by Wynton, Marian and Potter. We pay tribute to recently parted Nancy Wilson and her great collaboration with Cannonball. Also new music from local favs Erica Bryan and Scott Rosen. Two bassists have new albums here by Corcoran Holt and Alex Claffy.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Wynton Marsalis ~ Winter Wonderland ~ A Jazzy Wonderland
Corcoran Holt ~ Another Groove ~ The Mecca
Corcoran Holt ~ Raven's Wing ~ The Mecca
Scott Rosen ~ I'll Remember April ~ New Friends
Alexander Claffy ~ Just One of Those Things ~ Standards: What are You Doing The Rest of Your Life
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Teaneck ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Never Will I Marry ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Save Your Love For Me ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Happy Talk ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Nancy Wilson & Kimoko Itoh ~ Silent Night ~ A Jazzy Wonderland
Erica T. Bryan ~ Young pt II ~ Young
Marian McPartland ~ God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen ~ A Concord Jazz Christmas
Chris Potter ~ Come All Ye Faithful ~ Concord Jazz Christmas

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Dedicated to the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy December 14, 2012. Love Wins!

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Dan Pugach Nonet ~ Jolene ~ Plus One
Jimmy Greene ~ Ana's Way (feat Kurt Elling) ~ Beautiful Life
Jimmy Greene ~ Anthem of Hope ~ Overcomers Suite
Rob Garcia 4 ~ Guns Make Killing Easy ~ Finding Love in an Oligarchy on a Dying Planet
Jimmy Greene ~ December ~ Flowers: Beautiful Life Vol 2
Mike Stern ~ Remember ~ These Times
McCoy Tyner ~ Impressions ~ Trident
McCoy Tyner ~ Sama Layuca ~ Sama Layuca
McCoy Tyner ~ My Favorite Things ~ Echoes of a Friend

 

 

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Cool Coleman

Jazz royalty came to The Side Door jazz club in Old Lyme Connecticut, and I celebrated his performance with a set of music by this great tenor saxophonist. Also in this episode is another tenor great Getz, McBride's New Jawn, poet Tom Waits and organist Pat Bianchi.

Playlist
Album ~ Artist ~ Playlist
Miles Davis ~ Joshua ~ Seven Steps to Heaven
George Coleman ~ Good Morning Heartache ~ At Yoshi's
George Coleman ~ The Shadow of Your Smile ~ A Master Speaks
Cedar Walton ~ Mode for Joe ~ Eastern Rebellion
Stan Getz ~ beatrice ~ bossas and ballads: the lost sessions
Christian McBride ~ Seek the Source ~ The New Jawn
Tom Waits ~ Step Right Up ~ Small Change
Pat Bianchi ~ Humpty Dumpty ~ In The Moment
Pat Bianchi ~ Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing ~ In The Moment

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We celebrate Jimi's birth anniversary with his music and a few jazz covers of his tunes. Next up new music from Preminger and McBride. Hartford area guitarist Scott Rosen joins the show to talk about his debut CD. Finally, we close out the show with a Jackie McLean classic.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Jimi Hendrix ~ Up from the Skies ~ Axis Bold as Love
Geoffrey Keezer ~ May This Be Love ~ On My Way To You
Jimi Hendrix ~ All Along the Watchtower ~ Electric Ladyland
Gil Evans Orchestra ~ Castles Made of Sand/Foxy Lady ~ Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix
Rob Garcia 4 ~ Little Wing ~ The Passion of Color
Noah Preminger ~ Nashua ~ Genuinity
Christian McBride ~ Sightseeing ~ Christian McBride's New Jawn
Scott Rosen ~ New Friends ~ New Friends
Scott Rosen ~ New Friends ~ Nature Boy
Jackie McLean ~ Jacknife ~ Jacknife

 

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