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This episode features mostly music from the West Coast jazz scene. There are a couple tunes from the 50's West Coast Cool era, but mostly from current players from LA and San Diego. We finish the show with new music from Greg Abate and posthumously released album from Ralph Peterson Jr.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Sonny Rollins ~ Way Out West ~ Way Out West
Sam Hirsh ~ Ways of the Wise ~ Quite Frankly
Doug Webb ~ Doctor Miles ~ Bright Side
Gilbert Castellanos ~ Chula Juana ~ Federal Jazz Project
Holly Hofmann ~ Cedar Would ~ Low Life
Miles Davis ~ Jeru ~ Birth of the Cool
Benny Carter ~ A Walkin' Thing ~ Jazz Giant: Complete Sessions
Greg Abate ~ Water Lily ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Ralph Peterson ~ Bouncing with Bud ~ Raise up off Me

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Another bicoastal episode. From the east coast, Greg Abate and John Hasselback. From the west, Gilbert Castellanos, Rob Thorsen and Doug Webb. Mary Corso's new single has both coasts represented. Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Greg Abate ~ Innocence ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
John Hasselback III ~ Rene's Way ~ Entrance
Mary Corso ~ Catching Up - Single
Gilbert Castellanos ~ Marlo ~ Underground
Rob Thorsen ~ Little Melonae ~ Lasting Impression
Doug Webb ~ Lunar ~ Bright Side
Mario Pavone ~ Streetsongs ~ Street Songs
Mario Pavone Sextet ~ Ellipse ~ Vertical
Buddy Rich ~ New Blues ~ The Lost Tapes

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After a soulful tune from Gerald Clayton, we pay tribute to the passing of jazz great Curtis Fuller. A beautiful rendition of Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most from Ella follows. The rest of the show is classic guitar work from Pass, Django, Kessel (with Rollins). Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Gerald Clayton ~ Soul Stomp ~ Tributary Tales
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers ~ Á la Mode ~ Jazz Messengers
Curtis Fuller ~ Cashmere ~ Curtis Fuller With Red Garland
John Coltrane ~ Moment's Notice ~ Blue Train
Ella Fitzgerald ~ Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most ~ Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
Joe Pass ~ Speak Low ~ Eximious
Django Reinhardt ~ Blues en Mineur ~ The Best Of Django Reinhardt
Sonny Rollins ~ How High the Moon (feat. Barney Kessel) ~ Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders

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Let's wish Stevie W a happy birthday. Then Emmet's amazing playing, Cyrille's singing and on from there. Wrap it up with early Chick from Bones.

Playlist  
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
SFJAZZ Collective ~ Do I Do ~ Music of Stevie Wonder and New Compositions: Live in New York
Emmet Cohen ~ Dardanella ~ Future Stride
Cyrille Aimée ~ Words ~ Let's Get Lost
Jay Hoggard ~ Piety And Redemption ~ Straight From The Hart
Greg Abate ~ Golden Lotus ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
John Hasselback III ~ B.F.G. ~ Entrance
Chick Corea ~ Litha ~ Tone's for Joan's Bones

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Since this podcast is produced a week prior to airing on WWUH, it gives me the opportunity to be the first to wish a happy Mothers Day to all moms, with this guitar tribute.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
John McLaughlin ~ Song For My Mother ~ My Goals Beyond
Kenny Burrell ~ Mother-In-Law ~ Soulero
Bill Frisell ~ Mother ~ All We Are Saying... (Bonus Track Version)
Sarah Hanahan ~ Here For Jackie ~ Straight From The Hart
Flora Purim ~ San Francisco River ~ Perpetual Emotion
John Hasselback III ~ Third Time's the Charm ~ Entrance
Greg Abate ~ Golden Lotus ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Joe Lovano ~ Blessings In May ~ Cross Culture
Ralph Peterson ~ Shorties Portion ~ Shorties Portion - Single
Christopher Hollyday ~ On The Trail ~ Dialogue

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