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Another episode featuring the West Coast jazz scene. Classics from Harold Land, Wes and Nat "King" Cole start the set. Then we time travel to today's scene featuring Chris Hollyday, Andrew Renfroe. We finish with a Boston icon who recently moved out west, Jason Palmer.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Harold Land Sextet ~ Terrain ~ West Coast Blues!
Harold Land Sextet ~ West Coast Blues ~ West Coast Blues!
Wes Montgomery ~ Bumpin' On Sunset ~ Tequila
Nat "King" Cole ~ Straighten Up and Fly Right ~ The Classic Singles
Christopher Hollyday ~ Kiss Me Right ~ Dialogue
Andrew Renfroe ~ 1998 ~ Run in the Storm
Jason Palmer ~ A Lady and Gentleman in Black ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella
Jason Palmer ~ At Ease ~ At Wally's, Vol. 1

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Just some music I've been listening to this week. No particular theme. New music from Helen Sung, J. McLaughlin, Brandee, and Chick. Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Helen Sung ~ Long Yellow Road ~ Quartet + (with Harlem Quartet)
Bob Reynolds ~ Ecaroh ~ A Message for Mobley
John McLaughlin ~ As the Spirit Sings ~ Liberation Time
Brandee Younger ~ Somewhere Different ~ Somewhere Different
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger ~ The Creator Has a Master Plan ~ Force Majeure
Christian McBride, Nicholas Payton & Mark Whitfield ~ Driftin' ~ Fingerpainting - The Music of Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock ~ Oliloqui Valley ~ The Complete Blue Note Sessions Disk 3
Chick Corea Akoustic Band ~ You And The Night And The Music ~ LIVE

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A vocal set of LA & San Diego musicians to start today's program. San Diego flautist Holly Hofmann covers Metheny's Farmer's Trust before we here something new from NEA Jazz Master Metheny himself. Also on this show are Chick/Burton duets, Garrett and Adderly.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra ~ Fever (feat. Barbara Morrison) ~ L.A. Treasures Project
Denise Donatelli ~ Walk on By ~ Whistling in the Dark - The Music of Burt Bacharach
Peter Sprague & Leonard Patton ~ That Girl ~ Dream Walkin'
Holly Hofmann ~ Farmer's Trust ~ Low Life
Pat Metheny ~ Lodger ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Chick Corea & Gary Burton ~ Native Sense ~ Native Sense
Kenny Garrett ~ Soldiers of the Fields / Soldats des Champs ~ Sounds from the Ancestors
Cannonball Adderly Sextet ~ The Jive Samba ~ Jazz Workshop Revisited

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We begin with the late Dr. Lonnie Smith, playing in a more progressive modern style. We follow that with a soulful Donny Hathaway. Then west coast soul from the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra, and classic Blakey. The rest of the podcast has new releases from Chick, Renee, Metheny and finally Miles.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Turning Point ~ Turning Point
Donny Hathaway ~ Someday We'll All Be Free ~ This Is Soul
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra ~ Got to Get Back to L.A. ~ L.A. Treasures Project
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers ~ Skylark ~ Caravan
Chick Corea Akoustic Band ~ Humpty Dumpty ~ LIVE
Renee Rosnes ~ Passing Jupiter ~ Kinds of Love
Pat Metheny ~ Timeline ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Miles Davis ~ In a Silent Way ~ The Lost Concert

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Let's first say our farewell to B3 master Dr. Lonnie Smith. We segway to a couple Hendrix covers. We have new music from Metheny and Sung. You'll find San Diego pianist Kornhauser and West Coast classic jazz from Shorty Rogers and Harold Land.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Freedom Jazz Dance ~ Jungle Soul
Lonnie Smith Trio ~ Voodoo Chile ~ Purple Haze - Tribute to Jimi Hendrix
Rob Garcia 4 ~ Little Wing ~ The Passion of Color
Pat Metheny ~ Bright Size Life ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Ed Kornhauser ~ The Shuffler ~ The Short Years
Helen Sung ~ Kaleidoscope ~ Quartet + (with Harlem Quartet)
Shorty Rogers and His Giants ~ Not Really the Blues ~ Atlantic Jazz: West Coast
Harold Land Quintet & Red Mitchell ~ Triplin' Awhile ~ Atlantic Jazz: West Coast

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