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This episode celebrates the birth of our granddaughter and a couple birthdays of jazz icons Charlie Parker and Wayne Shorter. Also, a set of music for the end of summer, new music from Andrew Renfroe and more.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Pat Metheny Group ~ The First Circle ~ First Circle
Wayne Shorter ~ Black Nile ~ Night Dreamer
Charlie Parker ~ Yardbird Suite ~ The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
Charlie Parker ~ Ornithology ~ The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
Steve Davis Sextet ~ Dig Deep ~ Dig Deep
Herbie Hancock ~ Summertime ~ Gershwin's World
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Too Damn Hot ~ Too Damn Hot
Andrew Renfroe ~ Dula ~ Run in the Storm
Chick Corea & Gary Burton ~ La Fiesta ~ Duet

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Another episode based on Jazz/Funk. Fusion pioneers from the 60's, Hancock and Weather Report are represented as well as new music from Andrew Renfroe and McLaughlin.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Herbie Hancock ~ Watermelon Man ~ Head Hunters
Joe Farrell ~ Too High ~ Penny Arcade
John Scofield ~ Chank ~ A Go Go
Weather Report ~ 125th Street Congress ~ Sweetnighter
Andrew Renfroe ~ Gotham ~ Single
John McLaughlin ~ Right Here, Right Now, Right On ~ Liberation Time

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Classic funk bookends this playlist with James Brown and TOP. In between we have funk and soul jazz from Dr. Lonnie Smith, Lee Morgan, Joshua Redman, Cannonball and more. Dig the funky side of jazz in this episode of In The Groove.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
James Brown ~ I Got the Feelin' ~ Foundations of Funk: A Brand New Bag: 1964-1969
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Trouble Man ~ Jungle Soul
Lee Morgan ~ Cornbread ~ Cornbread
Joshua Redman Elastic Band ~ Put It In Your Pocket ~ Momentum
Jimmy Smith & Kenny Burrell ~ Fever ~ Cool Talkin' Verve
Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes ~ Expansions ~ Expansions
Cannonball Adderley Quintet ~ Work Song ~ Them Dirty Blues
Herbie Hancock ~ Actual Proof ~ Thrust
Tower Of Power ~ What Is Hip? ~ Tower of Power

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A variety of music I've been listening to, including jazz standards performed by Herbie Hanckock, Vi Redd, Steve Davis and Miles Davis. Also new music from Pat Metheny and from right here in San Diego, Christopher Hollyday. Enjoy.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Vi Redd ~ Now's the Time ~ Bird Call
Christopher Hollyday ~ Kiss Me Right ~ Dialogue
Miles Davis ~ Round Midnight ~ Round About Midnight
Steve Davis ~ Little B's Poem ~ Think Ahead
Herbie Hancock ~ Butterfly ~ Head Hunters/Thrust
Pat Metheny ~ It Starts When We Disappear ~ It Starts When We Disappear - EP
Herbie Hancock ~ Oliloqui Valley ~ Empyrean Isles

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Just a collection of music I've been listening to this week, including a couple Joni covers. A few vocal tracks within from Souza, Parlato, Karrin, and Billie. Other notable tunes from Brecker and Scofield and more.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Larry Goldings, Jay Bellerose & David Piltch ~ Blueberry Hill ~ Music from the Front Room
Robert Castelli and Boom! ~ Your Lucky Number ~ Party at One World Plaza
Michael Brecker ~ Song for Bilbao ~ Tales from the Hudson
John Scofield ~ I'll Catch You ~ Works for Me
Hudson ~ Woodstock ~ Hudson
Herbie Hancock Feat. Luciana Souza ~ Amelia ~ River: The Joni Letters
Gretchen Parlato ~ Roy Allan (feat. Airto Moreira) ~ Flor
Karrin Allyson ~ West Coast Blues ~ In Blue
Billie Holiday ~ Them There Eyes ~ Billie Holiday's Greatest Hits
Gerald Clayton ~ Rejuvenation Agenda ~ Happening: Live at The Village Vanguard

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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

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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

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This episode begins with covers of pop tunes from Wonder and Hendrix. From there we hear interesting arrangements of standards by Dan Arcamone and Dan Pugach. Other great jazz follows to close out this week's show.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
ARTEMIS ~ If It's Magic (feat. Cécile McLorin Salvant) ~ Artemis
Joe Farrell ~ Too High ~ Penny Arcade
Tony Davis ~ May This Be Love ~ Golden Year
The Gil Evans Orchestra ~ Angel ~ Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix
Dan Arcamone ~ little sunflower ~ Standards, Vol 1
Dan Pugach Nonet (feat. Nicole Zuraitis) ~ My Favorite Things ~ Single
George Duke ~ Capricorn ~ Faces In Reflection
Emmet Cohen ~ Future Stride ~ Future Stride
Hank Mobley ~ Up a Step ~ No Room for Squares

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