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Another bicoastal episode. From the east coast, Greg Abate and John Hasselback. From the west, Gilbert Castellanos, Rob Thorsen and Doug Webb. Mary Corso's new single has both coasts represented. Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Greg Abate ~ Innocence ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
John Hasselback III ~ Rene's Way ~ Entrance
Mary Corso ~ Catching Up - Single
Gilbert Castellanos ~ Marlo ~ Underground
Rob Thorsen ~ Little Melonae ~ Lasting Impression
Doug Webb ~ Lunar ~ Bright Side
Mario Pavone ~ Streetsongs ~ Street Songs
Mario Pavone Sextet ~ Ellipse ~ Vertical
Buddy Rich ~ New Blues ~ The Lost Tapes

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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

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A couple of Grammy related tunes to start the show. Than an eclectic mix of music spanning many generations of jazz from the 1930's till 2021.

Playlist 
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Carmen Lundy ~ Jazz On TV ~ Modern Ancestors
Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ All Blues ~ Trilogy 2 (Live)
Emmet Cohen ~ Dardanella ~ Future Stride
Fats Waller ~ Spring Cleaning (Getting Ready for Love) ~ The Centennial Collection
Lee Morgan ~ Ceora ~ Cornbread
Lee Morgan ~ Tom Cat ~ Tom Cat
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger ~ Equinox ~ Force Majeure
Matt Dwonszyk ~ Pecan's Delight ~ Wonderful World

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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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East-West

Celebrating the jazz scene from East Coast to West Coast in this podcast episode. We have great new music and some classic jazz masters from NYC and Hartford to San Diego and LA.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Jen Allen ~ Begin Again ~ Sifting Grace
Stan Getz ~ Split Kick ~ West Coast Jazz
Christopher Hollyday ~ On The Trail ~ Dialogue
Tony Davis ~ Braeburn ~ Golden Year
Luke Sellick & Andrew Renfroe ~ Hard Time Killing Floor Blues ~ Small Vacation
McCoy Tyner Trio featuring Michael Brecker ~ Impressions ~ Infinity (feat. Michael Brecker)
Noah Preminger ~ Kamaguchi ~ Contemptment
George Garzone, Peter Erskine, Alan Pasqua & Darek Oles ~ All The Things You Are (Night #1) ~ 3 Nights in L.A.
Grant Green ~ Lullaby of the Leaves ~ Grant's First Stand

 

 

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This episode was built around an article in Far Out Magazine and their playlist of Joni Mitchell's favorite songs. That article was based on a compilation CD that had been produced for Starbucks and curated by Ms. Mitchell. I've interjected a few of my own favorites, keeping with this theme, as well.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Noah Baerman & Friends ~ Good Friends ~ Love Right
Philippe Entremont ~ Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque ~ The Essential Piano - the World's Best-Loved Piano Pieces
Billie Holiday ~ Solitude ~ The Decca Singles Vol. 1: 1945-1949
Miles Davis Quintet ~ It Never Entered My Mind ~ Workin' With the Miles 
Joni Mitchell ~ Furry Sings the Blues ~ Hejira
Ray Charles ~ Lonely Avenue ~ The Genius!
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five ~ Saturday Night Fish Fry, Pt. 1 & 2 ~ 20th Century Masters (The Millennium Collection: Best of Louis Jordan)
Etta James ~ At Last ~ At Last!
Marvin Gaye ~ Trouble Man ~ Trouble Man
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra ~ Subtle Lament  ~ Early Duke Ellington 1927-1940 (Remastered), Vol. 1
Joni Mitchell ~ Hejira ~ Hejira
Herbie Hancock ~ Edith And The Kingpin ~ River: The Joni Letters

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Dedicated to Kamala

The first set in this episode features women jazz artists; Allison Neale, Artemis (group), and Champian Fulton. I'll dedicate this set and podcast to Kamala Harris in celebration of the recent election and her becoming the first woman (and person of color) as Vice President of the US. After that, new releases by Billy Childs, Mike Casey, Keith Jarrett and more.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Allison Neale ~ You Do Something to Me ~ Quietly There
ARTEMIS ~ The Sidewinder ~ Artemis
Champian Fulton ~ If I Should Lose You ~ Birdsong
Billy Childs ~ Quiet Girl ~ Acceptance
Joel Ross ~ More? ~ Who Are You?
Mike Casey ~ Dagobah ~ Dagobah - Single
Larry Willis ~ Let's Play ~ I Fall in Love Too Easily
Keith Jarrett ~ Part XII - Blues ~ Budapest Concert
Joshua White ~ The Lower Case ~ 13 Short Stories

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This podcast episode is all blues. We run the gamut of styles beginning with an R&B drenched Ray Charles, rockin' Hendrix, classic Ellington, N'awlins Marsalis, modern Preminger, free Coleman and ending with a Miles classic performed by Chick.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ray Charles ~ I've Got News for You ~ Genius + Soul = Jazz
The Jimi Hendrix Experience ~ Voodoo Chile ~ Electric Ladyland
Duke Ellington ~ Jeep's Blues ~ Ellington At Newport 1956
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis ~ The Sanctified Blues (From Congo Square) ~ Live in Cuba
Noah Preminger ~ Hard Times Killin' Floor Blues ~ Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground
Ornette Coleman ~ Broad Way Blues ~ New York Is Now
Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ All Blues ~ Trilogy 2

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