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It's never to late to celebrate giving thanks, and we do so in today's episode. After beginning with Miles, we turn to the San Diego jazz scene with Joshua White and Chris Hollyday. Our post-holiday special concludes by celebrating thankfulness and food with two Hartford jazz greats Jimmy Greene and Atla Dechamplain, finishing with Monk.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Miles Davis ~ Joshua ~ Seven Steps To Heaven
Joshua White ~ Curiosity Landing ~ 13 Short Stories
Christopher Hollyday ~ Dialogue ~ Dialogue
Pat Martino ~ El Hombre ~ El Hombre
John Coltrane ~ Impressions (Take 3) ~ Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Jimmy Greene ~ Give Thanks ~ Mission Statement
Atla DeChamplain ~ Soul Food ~ Pause
Thelonious Monk ~ Stuffy Turkey ~ It's Monk's Time

 

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Most of these tunes were inspired by music heard around town here in San Diego, covered by local musicians. Some great standards and other tunes in this week's podcast.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Hank Mobley ~ This I Dig Of You ~ Soul Station
Brandee Younger ~ Reclamation ~ Somewhere Different
Michael Brecker ~ The Nearness of You ~ Nearness of You: The Ballad Book
McCoy Tyner ~ Man From Tanganyika ~ Tender Moments
Lee Morgan ~ Party Time ~ The Procrastinator
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Skylark (Live) ~ Triangular III (Live)
Pat Martino ~ Phineas Trane ~ Think Tank
Noah Preminger ~ Promises Kept ~ Contemptment

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We start the show with three tracks from the 60's by Land, CT and Silver. That's followed by Hartford's Byrd and San Diego's Hollyday. Joel Frahm has a new trio album and we wrap it up with Martino's interpretation of Trane's Africa.

Playlist 
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Harold Land Sextet ~ Compulsion ~ West Coast Blues!
Clark Terry ~ Jazz Conversations ~ The Happy Horns of Clark Terry
Horace Silver ~ Sayonara Blues ~ The Tokyo Blues
Warren Byrd ~ Smilin' in the Dark ~ Truth Raised Twice
Christopher Hollyday ~ Text Tones ~ Dialogue
Joel Frahm ~ Thinking of Benny ~ The Bright Side
Pat Martino ~ Africa ~ Think Tank

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Celebrating 7 million downloads over the 11+years that this podcast has been published weekly. Dave Holland and Miles Davis start the show with a pair of luck sevens. Next we pay tribute to guitar great Pat Martino who passed away this week. Young players, Mike Casey and Andrew Renfroe with a modern electric sound close out this show. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Dave Holland ~ Lucky Seven ~ Critical Mass
Miles Davis ~ Seven Steps to Heaven ~ Seven Steps To Heaven
Pat Martino ~ Footprints ~ Footprints
Pat Martino ~ Dozen Down ~ Think Tank
Herbie Hancock ~ Thieves in the Temple ~ New Standard
Harold Land & Martin Banks ~ Blue Nellie ~ West Coast Suite
Mike Casey ~ Law of Attraction ~ Law of Attraction: The Remixes
Mike Casey ~ Spoon ~ Law of Attraction: The Remixes
Andrew Renfroe ~ Gotham ~ Run in the Storm

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