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Curtis Tribute

After a soulful tune from Gerald Clayton, we pay tribute to the passing of jazz great Curtis Fuller. A beautiful rendition of Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most from Ella follows. The rest of the show is classic guitar work from Pass, Django, Kessel (with Rollins). Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Gerald Clayton ~ Soul Stomp ~ Tributary Tales
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers ~ Á la Mode ~ Jazz Messengers
Curtis Fuller ~ Cashmere ~ Curtis Fuller With Red Garland
John Coltrane ~ Moment's Notice ~ Blue Train
Ella Fitzgerald ~ Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most ~ Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
Joe Pass ~ Speak Low ~ Eximious
Django Reinhardt ~ Blues en Mineur ~ The Best Of Django Reinhardt
Sonny Rollins ~ How High the Moon (feat. Barney Kessel) ~ Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders

Let's wish Stevie W a happy birthday. Then Emmet's amazing playing, Cyrille's singing and on from there. Wrap it up with early Chick from Bones.

Playlist  
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
SFJAZZ Collective ~ Do I Do ~ Music of Stevie Wonder and New Compositions: Live in New York
Emmet Cohen ~ Dardanella ~ Future Stride
Cyrille Aimée ~ Words ~ Let's Get Lost
Jay Hoggard ~ Piety And Redemption ~ Straight From The Hart
Greg Abate ~ Golden Lotus ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
John Hasselback III ~ B.F.G. ~ Entrance
Chick Corea ~ Litha ~ Tone's for Joan's Bones

Since this podcast is produced a week prior to airing on WWUH, it gives me the opportunity to be the first to wish a happy Mothers Day to all moms, with this guitar tribute.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
John McLaughlin ~ Song For My Mother ~ My Goals Beyond
Kenny Burrell ~ Mother-In-Law ~ Soulero
Bill Frisell ~ Mother ~ All We Are Saying... (Bonus Track Version)
Sarah Hanahan ~ Here For Jackie ~ Straight From The Hart
Flora Purim ~ San Francisco River ~ Perpetual Emotion
John Hasselback III ~ Third Time's the Charm ~ Entrance
Greg Abate ~ Golden Lotus ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Joe Lovano ~ Blessings In May ~ Cross Culture
Ralph Peterson ~ Shorties Portion ~ Shorties Portion - Single
Christopher Hollyday ~ On The Trail ~ Dialogue

Coast to Coast

We go from West to East Coast on this jazz journey. First let's begin with Miles and his muted horn. On the West we hear from Gilbert Castallanos with BlackNote and Sam Hirsh. On the East from Hartford CT it's Steve Davis and Dezron Douglas. Along the way Greg Abate, Noah Preminger and Jason Palmer are represented in this episode. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Miles Davis ~ Bye Bye Blackbird ~ Round About Midnight
Black/Note ~ Allergic Reaction ~ Nothin' But the Swing
Steve Davis ~ Yesterday ~ Straight From The Hart
Dezron Douglas ~ Flowers ~ Straight From The Hart
Sam Hirsh ~ Kyoto Shuffle ~ Quite Frankly
Greg Abate ~ Voyage ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Noah Preminger ~ World of Growth ~ After Life
Jason Palmer ~ A Lady and Gentleman in Black ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

Herbie 81

We begin this week's episode celebrating Herbie Hancock's birthday with a set of great music from this influential pianist. Next up is new music from Greg Abate, Sam Hirsh and a fine debut album from John Hasselback III. San Diego's Holly Hofmann is represented here too.

Playlist 
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Herbie Hancock ~ Maiden Voyage ~ Maiden Voyage
Herbie Hancock ~ Hang Up Your Hang Ups ~ Man-Child
Herbie Hancock ~ Canaloupe Island ~ Empyrian Isles
Greg Abate ~ And Then Again ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Sam Hirsh ~ Pop's Delight ~ Quite Frankly
John Hasselback III ~ Kingsbridge ~ Entrance
Lee Morgan ~ Ceora ~ Cornbread
Holly Hofmann Quartet ~ Takin' Off / Driftin' ~ Live At Birdland

A set of new and old music from both coasts. We finish this episode with a Freddie Hubbard set on his birth anniversary. We play more of Greg Abate's latest release featuring Kenny Barron as well.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Carmen Lundy ~ Ola De Calor ~ Modern Ancestors
Sam Hirsh ~ Ways of the Wise ~ Quite Frankly
Holly Hofmann Quartet ~ Mood Indigo (Live) ~ Live At Birdland
Greg Abate ~ Voyage ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Greg Abate ~ Water Lily ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Freddie Hubbard ~ Lament for Booker ~ Hub-Tones
Milt Jackson ~ Sunflower ~ Sunflower

This week's episode features the anticipated album from Greg Abate, Magic Dance, the music of Kenny Barron (with KB on piano). After Greg's release, let's hear more Kenny B in a trio and duet setting. Also featured are some great female jazz artists with Holly Hofmann and Artemis. The show concludes with a young talented guitarist, Dan Liparini. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Greg Abate ~ Innocence ~ Magic Dance
Greg Abate ~ Rain ~ Magic Dance
Kenny Barron Trio ~ In the Slow Lane ~ Book of Intuition
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland ~ Seascape ~ The Art of Conversation
Larry Young ~ Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (Remastered) ~ Unity
ARTEMIS ~ Step Forward ~ Artemis
Holly Hofmann Quartet ~ Brown Bossa (Live) ~ Live At Birdland
Dan Liparini ~ 06 Convergence ~ Tessellations

Spring 2021

Shake off those Winter doldrums and get into the feeling of Spring with this weeks playlist. We feature those Spring standards you love and some new Spring tunes you may not have heard.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Freddie Hubbard ~ Up Jumped Spring (LP Version) ~ Backlash
Holographic Principle ~ Spring ~ Dance Of The Great Spirit
Joe Lovano Quintet ~ Birds Of Springtime Gone By ~ Village Rhythm
Eric Alexander ~ You Must Believe In Spring ~ Revival Of The Fittest
Toots Thielemans ~ Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most - West Coast ~ East Coast West Coast
Jack McDuff ~ April In Paris ~ Brotherly Love
Warren Byrd ~ Where Is Spring ~ Truth Raised Twice
Hank Mobley ~ This I Dig Of You ~ Soul Station
Pharoah Sanders ~ Lonnie's Lament ~ Crescent With Love (Disc 1)

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