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Archive for July 2020

The World Needs Love

A variety of jazz styles, from the soulful sounds of Shirley Scott's Hammond B3 to the modern big band of Christian McBride to some fusion stylings of Jonathan Barber and Vision Ahead. 



Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Shirley Scott ~ What the World Needs Now Is Love ~ On a Clear Day
Christian McBride Big Band ~ Science Fiction ~ The Good Feeling
Sean Jones ~ Lost, Then Found ~ Live from Jazz at the Bistro
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski ~ Barack Obama ~ Gathering Call
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski ~ You Dirty Dog ~ Gathering Call
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Seconds & Seasons ~ Legacy Holder
Emmet Cohen ~ Honeysuckle Rose / Handful of Keys ~ Dirty in Detroit

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Connecticut's in the house in this week's latest podcast. New music from drummer Jonathan Barber, Christian Sands, Michael Palin, Nicole Z with Dan Pugach & The Curtis Bros; all have their roots in the Constitution State. Classics from Shirley Scott and Trane as well.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Dan Pugach Nonet ~ My Favorite Things (feat. Nicole Zuraitis) ~ My Favorite Things - Single
Michael Palin's Other Orchestra ~ Three Views Of A Secret ~ Michael Palin's Other Orchestra
Shirley Scott ~ On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) ~ On a Clear Day
Christian Sands ~ Drive ~ Be Water
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Haikus ~ Legacy Holder
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Major ~ Legacy Holder
The Curtis Brothers ~ Staircase of Mount Meru ~ Algorithm
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Beatrice ~ Triangular III
John Coltrane ~ My Ideal ~ The Stardust Session

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This podcast episode is all blues. We run the gamut of styles beginning with an R&B drenched Ray Charles, rockin' Hendrix, classic Ellington, N'awlins Marsalis, modern Preminger, free Coleman and ending with a Miles classic performed by Chick.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ray Charles ~ I've Got News for You ~ Genius + Soul = Jazz
The Jimi Hendrix Experience ~ Voodoo Chile ~ Electric Ladyland
Duke Ellington ~ Jeep's Blues ~ Ellington At Newport 1956
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis ~ The Sanctified Blues (From Congo Square) ~ Live in Cuba
Noah Preminger ~ Hard Times Killin' Floor Blues ~ Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground
Ornette Coleman ~ Broad Way Blues ~ New York Is Now
Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ All Blues ~ Trilogy 2

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This podcast episode starts with a preview of the Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz series, featuring Orice Jenkins, Matt DeChamplain and Leala Cyr. This year's series, usually performed in front of a large audience in Hartford will be live streamed from Facebook beginning July 13. Following this preview is a Frank Zappa set, including a cover by Michael Palin's Other Orchestra, new music from Christian Sands and more from William Parker and Emmet Cohen.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album

Orice Jenkins ~ Birmingham ~ Centennial Cole
Matt DeChamplain Trio ~ Rough Ridin' ~ single
Leala Cyr ~ First Instinct ~ First Instinct
Michael Palin's Other Orchestra ~ Uncle Remus ~ Michael Palin's Other Orchestra
Frank Zappa ~ Stolen Moments ~ Broadway the Hard Way
Frank Zappa ~ Inca Roads - Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention ~ One Size Fits All
Christian Sands ~ Can’t Find My Way Home ~ Be Water
Christian Sands ~ Sonar ~ Be Water
William Parker ~ Land Song ~ Corn Meal Dance
Emmet Cohen ~ Hatzi Kaddish ~ Masters Legacy Series Volume 2: Ron Carter

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