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This music in this podcast has nothing to do with our 45th president. It is just a celebration of his leaving of office, and a hope we can someday return to "normalcy".

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Lakecia Benjamin ~ Pursuance ~ Pursuance : The Coltranes
Corea, Clarke & White ~ On Green Dolphin Street ~ Forever
Cannonball Adderley ~ Minority ~ Portrait Of Cannonball
Cannonball Adderley ~ Gemini ~ In New York
Dan Arcamone ~ witch hunt ~ Standards, Vol 1
Greg Abate and the Tim Ray Trio ~ Mr. Parker ~ Road to Forever
Toots Thielemans ~ Ornithology ~ East Coast West Coast
Trombeatz ~ Something New ~ A Caribbean Thing - EP

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It has been a surreal week in politics in the USA. When this happens, I usually have something to say about it. I've brought you some good jazz music too. 

Playlist 
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Dan Arcamone ~ maiden voyage ~ Standards, Vol 1
Dan Liparini ~ Salamander ~ Tessellations
Tony Davis ~ Orange Feathers ~ Golden Year
Charlie Haden ~ This Is Not America ~ Not In Our Name
Weather Report ~ American Tango ~ Mysterious Traveller
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Africa [First Version] ~ The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
Joel Ross ~ After the Rain ~ Who Are You?
Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke & Lenny White ~ After The Cosmic Rain ~ Forever

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This podcast episode features the New England Jazz Ensemble performing a jazzed up arrangement of Sergei Prokofiev's, Peter and the Wolf. Arranged by Walt Gwardyak with a hip "jazzbretto" (narration) by Giacomo Gates. Following is new music from Zenon, Metheny and a beautiful duet of Metheny and Haden. 

Playlist
New England Jazz Ensemble ~ Peter & The Wolf ~ Peter & The Wolf
Miguel Zenon ~ Las Caras Lindas ~ Sonero (the Music of Ismael Rivera)
Pat Metheny ~ Pathmaker ~ From This Place
Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny ~ The Moon is a Harsh Witness ~ Beyond the Missouri Sky

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This podcast features new music from harpist Brandee Younger, Chick's highly anticipated release and Shorter's symphonic creation. Along the way you will experience some classic and new tunes from a wide range of jazz styles.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Brandee Younger ~ Games ~ Soul Awakening
Ravi Coltrane ~ For Turiya ~ Blending Times
Chick Corea -The Spanish Heart Band ~ The Yellow Nimbus - Part 1&2 ~ Antidote
Chick Corea -The Spanish Heart Band ~ Prelude/My Spanish Heart ~ Antidote
Trombeatz ~ Bomba Indiscreta (feat. Angel Papo Vazquez & Camilo Molina) ~ A Caribbean Thing
Goza - Dave Gardina ~ The Saki Samba ~ Goza
Leala Cyr ~ Summertime ~ First Instinct
Wayne Shorter ~ The Three Marias ~ Emanon
Wayne Shorter ~ Speak No Evil ~ Speak No Evil
Weather Report ~ Elegant People ~ Black Market

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Before we get to the duets, we hear from one of my favorite JMac albums Demon's Dance. That is followed by two sax players with Connecticut roots. Nick Biello and Noah Preminger. Both have new recordings, Biello his premier, and Preminger with plenty. Then the duets: Preminger/Carlberg, Cohen/Hersch, Haden/Metheny. Salim Washington is back, and Sameer Gupta gives us Indian/Jazz fusion.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Jackie McLean ~ Demon's Dance ~ Demon's Dance
Jackie McLean ~ Toyland ~ Demon's Dance
Nick Biello ~ Grandparents ~ Vagabond Soul
Noah Preminger ~ Walking on Eggshells ~ Genuinity
Noah Preminger ~ Ts and Her Spirit ~ Genuinity
Frank Carlberg and Noah Preminger ~ The Meaning of the Blues ~ Whispers and Cries
Anat Cohen and Fred Hersch ~ A Lark ~ live in healdsburg
Charlie Haden & Pat Metheny ~ Two for the Road ~ Beyond the Missouri Sky
Salim Wahington ~ To Know Yaheweh ~ Dongon Revisited
Sameer Gupta ~ Come Take Everything (w/intro) ~ A Circle Has No Beginning

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This podcast reviews some of the great music I had the pleasure of seeing on a recent trip to NYC. Harold Mabern (age 81) plays with the energy and chops of someone half his age. Ravi Coltrane performed a moving tribute to his mother Alice Coltrane at Jazz Gallery. Accompanying Ravi was harpist Brandee Younger. We also were turned on to a tremendous vocalist, Melissa Morgan in a live performance at the Side Door jazz club in CT.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Harold Mabern ~ My Favorite Things ~ Right On Time
Harold Mabern ~ Seven Steps To Heaven ~ Right On Time
Ravi Coltrane ~ For Turya ~ Blending Times
Brandee Younger ~ Esscence of Ruby ~ Wax and Wayne
Brandee Younger ~ Afro Harping ~ Wax and Wane
Alice Coltrane ~ Blue Nile ~ Translinear Light
Alice Coltrane ~ Translinear Light ~ Translinear Light
Melissa Morgan ~ The Lamp is Low ~ Until I met You
Melissa Morgan ~ You Don't Know Me ~ Days Like This

 

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Highlights of this show include contributions from great drummer Jack DeJohnette. We hear from his newest effort Hudson, and later in the show an extended piece led by Pat Metheny with DeJohnette, Haden, Redman, and Brecker from 80/81. Along the way we play great jazz music from Cannonball, Louis Hayes, Kenny Burrell and more.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
00:08 Cannonball Adderley ~ Jeannine ~ Them Dirty Blues
07:24 Louis Hayes ~ St. Vitus Dance ~ Serenade for Horace
15:42 Jimmy Greene ~ Self Portrait #1 ~ Live at Smalls
24:57 Eddie Henderson ~ Morning Song ~ Collective Portrait
32:36 Miles Davis ~ Water Babies ~ Water Babies
41:08 DeJohnette / Grenadier / Medeski / Scofield ~ Woodstock ~ Hudson
47:07 DeJohnette / Grenadier / Medeski / Scofield ~ Tony than Jack ~ Hudson
53:09 Kenny Burrell ~ Wavy Gravy ~ Midnight Blue
59:23 Pat Metheny ~ Two Folk Songs ~ 80/81

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This is a special podcast of Eastern or Indian influenced jazz music. We will hear from Alice Coltrane, John McLaughlin, Charles Lloyd and more. This influence even affected the Beatles, particularly George Harrison. The last portion of this podcast shows a funky side of Indo-Jazz fusion with many influences.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album

Mahavishnu John McLaughlin ~ Peace One ~ My Goals Beyond
Alice Coltrane ~ Jourey in Satchindananda ~ Jourey in Satchindananda
Alice Coltrane ~ Blue Nile ~ Translinear Light
Ravi Coltrane ~ For Turiya ~ Blending Times
Shakti featuring John McLaughlin ~ Get Down and Sruti ~ Natural Elements
Remembering Shakti ~ Lotus Feet ~ The Believer
Charles Lloyd ~ Dancing on One Foot ~ Sangam
The Beatles ~ Within You and Without You ~ Seargent Peppers Lonley Hearts Club Band
Mynta ~ First Summer ~ First Summer
Mynta ~ Fuzzy ~ Website download
Fareed Haque + The Flat Earth Ensemble ~ The Chant ~ Flat Planet
Fareed Haque + The Flat Earth Ensemble ~ The Hangar ~ Flat Planet

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