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We start the show with three tracks from the 60's by Land, CT and Silver. That's followed by Hartford's Byrd and San Diego's Hollyday. Joel Frahm has a new trio album and we wrap it up with Martino's interpretation of Trane's Africa.

Playlist 
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Harold Land Sextet ~ Compulsion ~ West Coast Blues!
Clark Terry ~ Jazz Conversations ~ The Happy Horns of Clark Terry
Horace Silver ~ Sayonara Blues ~ The Tokyo Blues
Warren Byrd ~ Smilin' in the Dark ~ Truth Raised Twice
Christopher Hollyday ~ Text Tones ~ Dialogue
Joel Frahm ~ Thinking of Benny ~ The Bright Side
Pat Martino ~ Africa ~ Think Tank

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Just some music I've been listening to this week. No particular theme. New music from Helen Sung, J. McLaughlin, Brandee, and Chick. Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Helen Sung ~ Long Yellow Road ~ Quartet + (with Harlem Quartet)
Bob Reynolds ~ Ecaroh ~ A Message for Mobley
John McLaughlin ~ As the Spirit Sings ~ Liberation Time
Brandee Younger ~ Somewhere Different ~ Somewhere Different
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger ~ The Creator Has a Master Plan ~ Force Majeure
Christian McBride, Nicholas Payton & Mark Whitfield ~ Driftin' ~ Fingerpainting - The Music of Herbie Hancock
Herbie Hancock ~ Oliloqui Valley ~ The Complete Blue Note Sessions Disk 3
Chick Corea Akoustic Band ~ You And The Night And The Music ~ LIVE

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The title of this episode comes from the first and last tune. Young phenom Joey Alexander released his single Summer Rising, and the late Horace Silver's Silver Serenade. In between we have new and old jazz for your listening pleasure. You will hear from the venerable masters Holland, Mobley, Henderson as well as young lions Sean Clapis and Sam Hirsh.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Joey Alexander ~ Summer Rising ~ Summer Rising - Single
Dave Holland ~ The Village ~ Another Land
Sean Clapis Quartet ~ It All Happens for a Reason, Doesn't It? ~ The Abbey Road Sessions
Hank Mobley ~ If I Should Lose You ~ Soul Station
Sam Hirsh ~ Lil' Mama Samba ~ Quite Frankly
Horace Silver ~ Silver's Serenade ~ Silver's Serenade
Joe Henderson ~ Inner Urge ~ Inner Urge

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The first set starts with a reflection of the troubled times we are in. That tune and the next three are all covers of the great songwriting of Paul Simon by various jazz artists. After that, another reflective piece by Hartford area trombonist Steve Davis. Then Chick, who I have been playing a lot frequently and finally a rousing performance from Emmet Cohen with Ron Carter.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Aretha Franklin ~ Bridge Over Troubled Water ~ Soul Queen
Herbie Hancock ~ Scarborough Fair ~ The New Standard
Kurt Elling ~ An American Tune ~ 1619 Broadway ‒ The Brill Building Project
Brad Mehldau Trio ~ Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover ~ Day Is Done
Steve Davis ~ Peace ~ Correlations
Chick Corea ~ Armando’s Rhumba (feat. The Spanish Heart Band) ~ Antidote (feat. The Spanish Heart Band)
Chick Corea ~ Return To Forever ~ Return To Forever
Emmet Cohen ~ Joshua ~ Masters Legacy Series Volume 2: Ron Carter

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We start with an unconventional take on classic Silver "Song For My Father", by bassist Victor Wooten. This podcast has saxophone greats, young and old. We hear from George Coleman, Chris Potter and Noah Preminger. Along the way we take a turn to hear some rock classics that feature drummer Bernard Purdie.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Victor Wooten ~ Song For My Father ~ Palmystery
Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderly ~ Teaneck ~ Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley
Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderly ~ Save Your Love For Me ~ Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley
Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley ~ Unit 7 ~ Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley
George Coleman ~ Time to Get Down ~ A Master Speaks
George Coleman, Mike Stern, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb ~ Green Dolphin Street ~ 4 Generations of Miles
Steely Dan ~ Home At Last ~ Aja
BB King ~ The Thrill Is Gone ~ Completely Well
Aretha Franklin ~ Rock Steady ~ Soul Queen
Chris Potter ~ Koutome ~ Circuits
Chris Potter ~ Exclamation ~ Circuits
Noah Preminger ~ World of Illusion ~ Afterlife

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This podcast is the second half from a broadcast of a few weeks ago. No theme, just a variety of great music, mostly new but a few old favorites mixed in.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers ~ Fuller of Love ~ Keystone 3
Christian McBride ~ The Middleman ~ New Jawn
John Scofield ~ Dang Swing ~ Combo 66
Darren Barrett ~ Ugly Beauty ~ But Beautiful
Darren Barrett ~ Nica's Dream ~ But Beautiful
Bobby Broom ~ Come Together ~ Soul Fingers
Tom Pierson ~ Deceitful Eyes ~ Planet of Tears
Cecile McLorin Salvant ~ Somewhere ~ The Window
Sarah Vauhan ~ Misty ~ Best of
Wes Montgomery ~ 4 on 6 ~ Incredible Jazz Guitar of
Renee Rosnes ~ Let the Wild Rumpus Start ~ Beloved of the Sky

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The first half of this podcast is filled with Horace Silver compositions. He wrote such wonderful tunes. That is followed by Hartford's favorite son, Dezron Douglas (bass), then new music by some jazz artists you may not know, but you should.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Louis Hayes ~ Song For My Father ~ Serenade for Horace
Art Blakey ~ Nica's Dream ~ The Jazz Messengers
Art Blakey ~ Ecaroh ~ The Jazz Messengers
Horace Silver Quartet ~ Nutville ~ The Cape Verdean Blues
Dezron Douglas ~ Minority ~ Live at Smalls
Theo Hill ~ For Those Who Do ~ Interstellar Adventures
Jonathan Barber ~ Doubt ~ Vision Ahead
Lauren Sevian ~ Triple Water ~ Bliss
Lauren Sevian ~ Bliss ~ Bliss

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