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It's John Coltrane's birth anniversary, so we must start there. That is followed by some other favorite sax players; Mobley, Reynolds, Getz. Finally, check out these new releases from Garrett, Sung and Chick.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Lonnie's Lament ~ Crescent
Hank Mobley ~ No Room for Squares ~ No Room for Squares
Bob Reynolds ~ Up a Step ~ A Message for Mobley
Bill Evans Trio ~ The Peacocks ~ But Beautiful (feat. Stan Getz)
Kenny Garrett ~ Sounds from the Ancestors ~ Sounds from the Ancestors
Helen Sung ~ Time Loops ~ Quartet + (with Harlem Quartet)
Chick Corea Akoustic Band ~ Humpty Dumpty ~ LIVE

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First set has cats that frequent the San Diego scene. Then, switch coasts to find Earl MacDonald and a pre-release sampling of his latest effort Consecrated. New music is next from guitarists Metheny and Renfroe. Complete the show with Cannonball on his birthday.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Sam Hirsh ~ Lil' Mama Samba ~ Quite Frankly
Irving Flores & Danzon Jazz Trio ~ Bolero in San Diego ~ American Influence
Rob Thorsen ~ Dance of the Freaky Circles ~ Lasting Impression
Earl MacDonald ~ O God of Love, Grant Us Your Peace ~ Consecrated
Earl MacDonald ~ By Our Love ~ Consecrated
Pat Metheny ~ Lodger ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Andrew Renfroe ~ Ghosts (Borrowed Time) ~ Run in the Storm
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Never Will I Marry ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley Quintet ~ Dat Dere ~ Them Dirty Blues

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Celebrating the 91st trip around the sun for Sonny Rollins to begin this show. New albums from Rene Rosnes and Kenny Garrett are featured. Also, San Diego pianist and composer Ed Kornhouser.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Sonny Rollins ~ Without A Song ~ The Bridge
Sonny Rollins ~ Tune Up ~ Newk's Time
Pat Metheny ~ Watercolors ~ Watercolors
Ed Kornhauser ~ Praxis ~ The Short Years
Renee Rosnes ~ Passing Jupiter ~ Kinds of Love
Sean Jones ~ The Serpent ~ Eternal Journey
Kenny Garrett ~ It’s Time to Come Home ~ Sounds from the Ancestors

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On this labor day show, we highlight the work of many jazz artists releasing new music. Garrett, Rosnes, Metheny, Renfroe, Younger among them. Also two fine west coast pianists Kornhauser and Clayton to finish out the show.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Oscar Brown Jr. ~ Work Song ~ Tells It Like It Is & In A New Mood
Kenny Garrett ~ Hargrove ~ Sounds from the Ancestors
Andrew Renfroe ~ Borrowed Time ~ Run in the Storm
Renee Rosnes ~ Life Does Not Wait (A Vida Não Espera) ~ Kinds of Love
Brandee Younger ~ Beautiful Is Black ~ Somewhere Different
Pat Metheny ~ It Starts When We Disappear ~ It Starts When We Disappear - EP
Ed Kornhauser ~ Dayspring ~ The Short Years
Gerald Clayton ~ A Light ~ Tributary Tales

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