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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 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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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

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Start with a Cannonball set, followed once again with San Diego cats. Then back to some musicians with Connecticut roots in Brian Torff (with Marian McPartland) and Noah Preminger.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Cannonball Adderley ~ Arriving Soon ~ Plus
Cannonball Adderley ~ Things Are Getting Better ~ Things Are Getting Better
Gilbert Castellanos ~ This Is for Horace ~ Underground
Danny Green Trio ~ Porcupine Dreams ~ Altered Narratives
Rob Thorsen ~ The Man I Love ~ Lasting Impression
Marian McPartland ~ Sweet and Lovely ~ From This Moment On
Noah Preminger ~ Promises Kept ~ Contemptment

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This episode starts with a look back from the Fort Apache Band before getting into new music from Hollyday, then Hartford favs Casey, Allen, Cyr and Jenkins. A track from Ms. Salvant on the eve of her Hartford performance, back to the roaring 20's from Freddy Keppard and something brand new from Metheny make this one eclectic podcast episode.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band ~ One to One ~ Rumba Buhaina
Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band ~ Ask Me Now ~ Rumba Buhaina
Christopher Hollyday and Telepathy ~ Paid Time Off ~ Dialogue
Mike Casey ~ Venus ~ single
Jen Allen ~ Blanket Statement ~ Blanket Statement
Leala Cyr ~ First Instinct ~ First Instinct
Orice Jenkins ~ Centenial Cole ~ The Very Thought of You
Cecile McLorin Salvant ~ Devil May Care ~ Dreams and Daggers
Freddy Keppard ~ So This Is Venice ~ The Complet Set 1923-1926
Pat Metheny ~ You Are ~ From this Place

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Smokin' set from your favorite hard-bop cats; Blakey, Cannonball, Henderson and more. We end with a taste of the San Diego jazz scene on Christopher Hollyday's latest release.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers ~ A La Mode ~ Keystone 3
Cannonball Adderley ~ Dat Dere ~ Them Dirty Blues
Lee Morgan ~ Exotique ~ Tom Cat
The Cookers ~ Priestess ~ Warriors
Cedar Walton ~ Bolivia ~ Eastern Rebellion
Joe Henderson ~ Mode for Joe ~ Mode for Joe
Joe Henderson ~ Relaxin' At Camarillo ~ Relaxin' At Camarillo
Duke Ellington ~ Black and Tan Fantasy / Rockin' in Rhythm ~ n/a
Christopher Hollyday ~ Dialogue ~ Dialogue .
Christopher Hollyday ~ Paid Time Off ~ Dialogue

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This podcast is all about Spring and music. That's all I'll say. Have a listen.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Santana ~ Spring Manifestations, Canto de los Flores ~ Borboletta
Holographic Principle (Ronnie Burrage) ~ Spring ~ Dance of the Great Spirit
Karrin Allyson ~ Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most ~ Round Midnight
Toots Thielemans ~ Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most ~ East Coast West Coast
Joshua Redman ~ It Might As Well Be Spring ~ Timeless Tales (for changing times)
Jazz at Lincoln Center w/Wynton Marsalis ~ Spring Yaounde ~ Live in Cuba
Sun Ra - Supersonic Jazz - Springtime in Chicago
Clifford Brown & Max Roach ~ Joy Spring ~ Clifford Brown's Finest Hour
Chet Baker ~ Spring Is Here ~ Deep In A Dream
Josh Evans ~ Spring is Here ~ Portrait
Joe Lovano Quintet ~ Birds of Springtime Gone By ~ Village Rhythm
Jerry Gonzalez and Fort Apache Band ~ Up Jumped Spring ~ Rumba Buhaina
Alex Claffy ~ You Must Believe in Spring ~ Standards: What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life

 

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