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Archive for January 2022

Today's show begins with classic CTI recordings from Milt Jackson and Joe Farrell. Sellick and Renfroe cover Tom Petty from an acoustic duet album. The San Diego jazz scene is represented by alto saxophonist Chris Hollyday and guitarist Peter Sprague. Last but not least, we have jazz icons Hank Mobley and Cedar Walton to wrap up the show.

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Milt Jackson ~ Sunflower ~ Sunflower
Joe Farrell ~ Time's Lie ~ Moon Germs
Luke Sellick & Andrew Renfroe ~ Wildflowers ~ Small Vacation
Christopher Hollyday ~ Text Tones ~ Dialogue
Peter Sprague ~ All Blues ~ Blue Kind of Miles
Gerald Wilson Big Band ~ Patterns ~ Gerald Wilson: Deep Dive!
Hank Mobley ~ If I Should Lose You ~ Soul Station
Cedar Walton Trio ~ Voices Deep Within ~ Cedar

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West Coast Favs

The first set is from some of my favorite SoCal artist, Gerald Wilson, Peter Sprague and Holly Hofmann. Following is new music from coast to coast. Also, new highly celebrated albums from Brandee Younger, Johnathan Blake and more. 

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Gerald Wilson and His Orchestra ~ So What ~ Gerald Wilson: Deep Dive!
Peter Sprague ~ Blue in Green ~ Blue Kind of Miles
Holly Hofmann Quartet ~ Bohemia After Dark ~ Live At Birdland
Brandee Younger ~ Love & Struggle ~ Somewhere Different
Johnathan Blake ~ LLL ~ Homeward Bound
Jimmy Greene ~ No Words ~ While Looking Up
Andrew Renfroe ~ Chemirocha ~ Dark Grey - EP
Harold Land Sextet ~ Compulsion ~ West Coast Blues!
Hank Mobley ~ If I Should Lose You ~ Soul Station

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Iconic jazz represented in this podcast, from Cannonball Adderley, Jackie McLean and Coltrane among others. Also slipped in there are contemporary artists  such as San Diego's alto saxophonist Chris Hollyday and harp/bass duet Brandee Younger with Dezron Douglas.

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ The Old Country ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Teaneck ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Christopher Hollyday ~ Everything Happens ~ Telepathy
Jackie McLean ~ Jackie's Ghost ~ Makin' The Changes
Jackie McLean ~ Appointment In Ghana ~ Jackie's Bag- The Rudy Van Gelder Edition
McCoy Tyner ~ Search For Peace ~ 13th House
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Afro-Blue ~ The Very Best of John Coltrane
Alice Coltrane ~ Journey in Satchidananda ~ Journey in Satchidananda
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger ~ This Woman's Work ~ Force Majeure

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A wide variety of jazz styles are represented in this podcast; the second of year 2022. 

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Hotep Idris Galeta ~ King Tut's Strut ~ The Lost Singles - Single
Christopher Hollyday ~ Kiss Me Right ~ Dialogue
Johnathan Blake ~ Steppin' Out ~ Homeward Bound
Steph Richards & Joshua White ~ Sacred Sea: Zephyr ~ Zephyr
Joshua Redman ~ New Year ~ Still Dreaming
Oscar Peñas ~ Rain ~ Music of Departures and Returns
Sammy Figueroa ~ Seven Steps to Heaven ~ The Magician
Chick Corea ~ Return To Forever ~ Return To Forever

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We continue our retrospective on 2021 releases. First we reach back a decade with the Cyrus Chestnut Trio from 2010. Then let's hear the title tracks from Emmet Cohen and Greg Abate's chart topping recordings from last year. CT trumpeter Nick Di Maria, Dave Holland, John McLaughlin are trending with jazz-fusion on their latest releases.

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Cyrus Chestnut Trio ~ New Light ~ Journeys
Emmet Cohen ~ Future Stride ~ Future Stride
Greg Abate ~ Magic Dance ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Nick Di Maria ~ Sagittaron ~ Indigo Seven
Dave Holland ~ Gentle Warrior ~ Another Land
John McLaughlin ~ Right Here, Right Now, Right On ~ Liberation Time
Miles Davis ~ In a Silent Way ~ The Lost Concert

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