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No real theme to this episode, just some music I have been listening to this week. Although I've moved cross country, I still am playing music from our Hartford friends. Heard here are Matt Dwonszyk, Dan Liparini and Tony Davis. Also, I love this version of Herbie's Tell Me a Bedtime Story, from trumpeter Takuya Kuroda. Champian Fulton pays homage to Bird, and George Garzone plays Trane.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Matt Dwonszyk ~ Pecan's Delight ~ Wonderful World
Takuya Kuroda ~ Tell Me a Bedtime Story ~ Fly Moon Die Soon
Dan Liparini ~ Spiral ~ Tessellations
Dan Liparini ~ Convergence ~ Tessellations
Champian Fulton ~ Yardbird Suite ~ Birdsong
Bill Evans ~ How Deep Is The Ocean? ~ Explorations
Tony Davis ~ Orange Feathers ~ Golden Year
George Garzone ~ Equinox (Night #3) ~ 3 Nights in L.A.

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West Coast Jazzy

This is the first podcast episode of In The Groove produced entirely on the West Coast. To celebrate, I play a set of music of "West Coast Jazz". I can't shake my Hartford roots that easily, so we also represent new music from guitarist Andrew Renfroe and drummer Jonathan Barber.

Artist ~ Track ~Album
Andrew Renfroe ~ Chemirocha ~ Chemirocha
Mulgrew Miller ~ Joshua ~ Live At Yoshi's Volume Two
Karrin Allyson ~ West Coast Blues ~ In Blue
Stan Getz ~ Four ~ West Coast Jazz
Christopher Hollyday ~ Everything Happens ~ Telepathy
Sonny Rollins ~ Way Out West ~ Way Out West 
Sonny Rollins ~ Without A Song ~ The Bridge
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Find My Way ~ Legacy Holder
Kenny Burrell ~ Isabella ~ Soulero

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Still posting segments from my old radio show. This from an August broadcast. Soon will be set up in my San Diego home to publish new content.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
The Dave Liebman Big Band ~ Black Nile ~ A Tribute to Wayne Shorter
Nicole Zuraitis ~ Gold ~ All Wandering Hearts
Dan Pugach Nonet ~ My Favorite Things (feat. Nicole Zuraitis) ~ Single
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Lucky Seven ~ Good Hope
Christian Sands ~ Can’t Find My Way Home ~ Be Water
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Father ~ RoundAgain
John Patitucci Trio ~ Samba do Grande Amor ~ Irmãos De Fé
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ 29 ~ Legacy Holder

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This episodes begins and ends with the late great saxophonist Michael Brecker. In between is mostly jazz artists that have honed their craft in the Hartford area including Wayne Escoffery, Orice Jenkins and Tony Davis.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
McCoy Tyner Trio ~ I Mean You ~ Infinity (feat. Michael Brecker)
Wayne Escoffery ~ Kyrie ~ The Humble Warrior
Joe Farrell ~ Sound Down ~ Outback
Orice Jenkins ~ I Only Have Eyes For You ~ Soar
Orice Jenkins ~ The Very Thought of You ~ Centennial Cole
Tony Davis ~ May This Be Love ~ Golden Year
Tony Davis ~ Night Ride ~ Golden Year
Michael Brecker ~ Renaissance Man ~ Time Is Of The Essence

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Recorded Jul 31

This show was recorded back on July 31 during Hartford's Paul Brown concert series. Some of the cats that played in the series are featured here.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Wayne Escoffery ~ AKA Reggie ~ The Humble Warrior
Pat Metheny ~ Everything Explained ~ From This Place
Matt DeChamplain Trio ~ Rough Ridin' ~ 
Trombeatz ~ Something New ~ A Caribbean Thing - EP
Matt Dwonszyk ~ Weak Incentive ~ Wonderful World
Tony Williams ~ Warrior ~ Civilization
Kenny Garrett Quintet ~ Backyard Groove ~ Do Your Dance!
Nat King Cole ~ (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 ~ After Midnight: The Complete Session
Chris Potter ~ Green Pastures ~ Circuits

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While this episode is an excerpt from my final radio show on WWUH, the podcast will continue on its weekly schedule. Ahmad Jamal shows his love of music, Joe Farrell and Gary Burton rocks out, and Stevie W provides the outro with love. Artists with CT based roots; Byrd, Preminger, Zuraitis represented here too.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ahmad Jamal Trio ~ I Love Music ~ The Awakening
Joe Farrell ~ Great Gorge ~ Moon Germs
Antonio S, Antonio Sanchez, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny & Steve Swallow ~ Question and Answer (Live) ~ Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow & Antonio Sanchez: Quartet Live!
Warren Byrd ~ What Is This Thing Called Love ~ Truth Raised Twice
Noah Preminger ~ Before The Rain ~ Before The Rain
Nicole Zuraitis ~ What a Wonderful World ~ All Wandering Hearts
Stevie Wonder ~ As ~ Songs in the Key of Life

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This episode begins with a Hartford theme, with Jonathan Barber's Vision Ahead and a couple of Stevie D. tracks including 880 Club. Also of note is new music from Nicole Zuraitis' new album and Joshua Redman, Jason Palmer and others.

 

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Son of Hartford ~ Legacy Holder
Steve Davis ~ Club 880 ~ Images
Steve Davis ~ A Child Is Born ~ Correlations
Kevin Mahogany ~ Nature Boy ~ Another Time Another Place
Nicole Zuraitis ~ Overdrive Mind ~ All Wandering Hearts
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Moe Honk ~ RoundAgain
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Ziandi ~ Good Hope
Jason Palmer ~ A Lady and Gentleman in Black (Rembrandt) ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

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There is some great new music in this podcast from Kurt, Joshua, Dave and Jason. Also an announcement embedded within this episode you must hear.

 

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ kurt1 ~ Star of Jupiter
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ Mr. Hope ~ Star of Jupiter
Kurt Rosenwinkel & The Heartcore Orchestra ~ Under It All ~ Under It All - Single
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Moe Honk ~ RoundAgain
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Floppy Diss ~ RoundAgain
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Bedouin Trail ~ Good Hope
Jason Palmer ~ Program for an Artistic Soiree (Degas) [Live] ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

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