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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

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

ITG Oct 10 2021

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

Farewell Doctor

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

JCBD 2021

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

Down in SoCal

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

Newk‘s Day

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

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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