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Nov 22 broadcast

We begin this week's podcast with recent projects from Noah Baerman (Trio 149, Envisage Collective) followed by classic jazz from Wes Montgomery and Stan Getz. That is followed up by new releases from Chick Corea and Keith Jarrett.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Trio 149 ~ A New Beginning ~ Raise Up
Envisage Collective ~ Step on a Crack ~ Reach Out
Wes Montgomery ~ Impressions ~ Round Midnight
Stan Getz ~ Litha ~ Sweet Rain
Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Brian Blade ~ Eiderdown ~ Trilogy 2
Keith Jarrett ~ Somewhere Over the Rainbow ~ munich 2016

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We begin this episode with these jazz standards that celebrate my favorite season. That is followed by Azerbaijan pianist Amina Figarova with her vision of Fall. Following is new music from Chick, Curtis brothers, and Zenon. Finally a couple tracks from Avery Sharpe and his 400 project. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Johnny Griffin ~ Autumn Leaves ~ The Return of the Griffin
New York Voices ~ Early Autumn ~ Sing Sing Sing
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong ~ Autumn In New York ~ Best of...
Amina Figarova ~ Fall Eclipse ~ Road to the Sun
Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Brian Blade ~ Now He Sings, Now He Sobs ~ Trilogy 2
The Curtis Brothers ~ Three Points and A Sphere ~ Algorithm
Miguel Zenon ~ El Nazareno ~ Sonero The Music of Ismael Rivera
Avery Sharpe ~ Colonial Life / Fiddler ~ 400: An African American Musical Portrait

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This podcast begins with a celebration of Joni Mitchell on her birthday. Included is a track from the grammy award winning album from Herbie Hancock River: The Joni Letters. Following that is the tenor sax playing of Ben Webster. The end of the podcast features another great tenor, Joe Henderson.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Joni Mitchell ~ A Case of You ~ Blue
Joni Mitchell ~ Furry Sings the Blues ~ Hejira
Joni Mitchell ~ Blue Hotel Room ~ Hejira
Herbie Hancock ~ River ~ River The Joni Letters
Ben Webster (and Joe Zawinul) ~ Trav'lin' Light ~ Soulmates
Ben Webster (and Joe Zawinul) ~ Like Someone in Love ~ Soulmates
Frank Varela ~ Ganja Groove ~ Grandma's Revenge
Pat Metheny Group ~ Are You Going With Me ~ Offramp
Miguel Zenon ~ El Nazaro ~ Sonero: the music of Ismael Rivera
John Coltrane ~ Naima (Take 1) ~ Blue World
Bennie Wallace ~ The Bob Crosby Blues ~ Mystic Bridge
Joe Henderson ~ Blue Bossa ~ Live in Japan
Joe Henderson ~ Beatrice ~ The State of the Tenor
Chris Potter ~ Shadow (For Joe Henderson) ~ Gratitude

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Handful of Keys

This episode begins with the immense talent of pianist Matt Dechamplain. Matt is in the house talking about his latest project, a drummerless trio. We also discuss the rigors of playing stride piano, and the musicians that have influenced his playing. After that, listen to Roxy Coss making a political/social statement from her latest CD. The podcast finishes with bassist Avery Sharpe from his recent project 400.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Atla & Matt Dechamplain ~ Ask Me Now ~ Pause
Matt Dechamplain ~ A Handful of Keys ~ Stride-Bop
Matt Dechamplain Trio ~ Rough Ridin' ~ not yet available
Roxy Coss ~ Mr. President ~ Quintet
Jean-Luc Ponty ~ King Kong ~ King Kong: The music of Frank Zappa
Frank Varela ~ Upstream ~ Grandma's Revenge
Woody Herman. ~ Early Autumn ~ Early Autumn
Curtis Brothers ~ Parametric ~ Algorithm
Miguel Zenon ~ Las Caras Lindas ~ Sonero The Music of Ismael Rivera
Avery Sharpe ~ Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around ~ 400: An African American Portrait
Avery Sharpe ~ 500 ~ 400: An African American Portrait

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