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This show celebrates two recent birthdays. Chick Corea born June 12, 1941 and Kenny Barron on June 9, 1943. Chick is so missed, and we are fortunate to have Kenny Barron still recording and performing. Other greats represented here are Jackie McLean and Herbie Hancock. Flora Purim surprises us with a new recording at age 80 after a fifteen year absence. Hartford bassist Matt Dwonszyk has released a single from his soon to be released second album.

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Return To Forever ~ Spain ~ Light As A Feather
Chick Corea ~ Windows ~ Now He Sings, Now He Sobs
James Moody, Kenny Barron, Todd Coolman & Lewis Nash ~ Voyage ~ Moody 4A
Herbie Hancock ~ Speak Like a Child ~ Speak Like a Child
Jackie McLean ~ Action ~ Action
Matt Dwonszyk ~ Be Strong Carry On (feat. Ghazi Omair) ~ Single
Flora Purim ~ Zahuroo ~ If You Will
Chick Corea ~ Admiration ~ Antidote

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We begin this edition with a set demonstrating the progression of modern jazz guitar from the 60's groove style of Kenny Burrell and Peter Bernstein to a more fusion approach from Gilad Hekselman and Andrew Renfroe. We conclude this episode with a variety jazz styles. A popular tune from a movie soundtrack by husband-wife team Mike Wofford an Holly Hofmann, Indian influenced Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter, and a cooking track from Jackie McLean's collaboration with vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson. The show concludes with a great groove from Ahmad Jamal.

Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Kenny Burrell ~ Isabella ~ Soulero
Peter Bernstein ~ Hidden Pockets ~ Let Loose
Andrew Renfroe ~ 1998 ~ Run in the Storm
Gilad Hekselman ~ Magic Chord ~ Far Star
Mike Wofford & Holly Hofmann ~ Pure Imagination ~ Turn Signal
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Mazad ~ Good Hope
Jackie McLean ~ Blue Rondo ~ One Step Beyond
Ahmad Jamal ~ Arabesque ~ It's Magic

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Let's start off with Coffee and Scones from Walt Weiskopf on tenor. We've also got classic jazz from Elvin, Cyrus and Grant. Luke and Andrew play a country classic in their own style. We represent San Diego with Danny Green and then our Thanksgiving set; Stuffy Turkey, Soul Food and Give Thanks. We finish with a new funk-fusion sound from Israeli guitarist Gilad Hekselman and friends.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Walt Weiskopf ~ Coffee and Scones ~ The Way You Say It
Elvin Jones ~ Anthropology ~ Dear John C.
Cyrus Chestnut ~ Little B's Poem ~ There's a Sweet, Sweet Spirit
Grant Green ~ Sonnymoon for Two ~ First Session
Luke Sellick & Andrew Renfroe ~ Jolene ~ Small Vacation
Danny Green Trio ~ I Used to Hate the Blues ~ Altered Narratives
Danny Green Trio ~ Serious Fun ~ Altered Narratives
Arthur Blythe ~ Stuffy Turkey ~ Focus
Atla DeChamplain ~ Soul Food ~ Pause
Jimmy Greene ~ Give Thanks ~ Mission Statement
Gilad Hekselman, Will Vinson & Antonio Sanchez ~ Scoville ~ Trio Grande

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Two of my favorite standards are covered here. Dig vocal and instrumental covers of Trane's Moment Notice, then Miles' So What. Following that is a jazz voyage with Hancock and Pharoah. Then we pay tribute to the victims and families of the Parkland shootings with music from Rob Garcia, Noah Baerman and Noah Preminger. The podcast concludes with Ellington's Jeep Blues.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Pharoh Sanders ~ Moment's Notice ~ Rejoice
Hubert Laws ~ Moment's Notice ~ In The Beginning
Giacomo Gates ~ So What ~ Miles Tones
Harold Mabern ~ So What ~ To Love and Be Loved
Hank Mobley ~ Up A Step ~ No Room for Squares
Herbie Hancock ~ Maiden Voyage ~ Maiden Voyage
Herbie Hancock ~ First Trip ~ Speak Like a Child
Pharoah Sanders ~ Astral Traveling ~ Thembi
Rob Garcia ~ Guns Make Killing Easy ~ Finding Love in an Oligarchic Planet
Noah Baerman ~ Motherless ~ Ripples
Noah Preminger ~ Change in Gonna Come ~ Meditations on Freedom
Duke Ellington ~ Jeeps Blues ~ Live at Newport

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This podcast features the artistry of Bobby Hutcherson, a jazz master who passed away this week. We feature his music as a leader and a sideman. This episode starts with new music from the Black Arts Collective and concludes with Miles Davis from his landmark album Kind of Blue.

Featured Album
Bobby Hutcherson Total Eclipse
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Black Art Jazz Collective ~ Salvadore de Bahia ~ Presented by The Side Door Jazz Club
Bobby Huthcherson ~ Herzog ~ Total Eclipse
Bobby Hutcherson ~ In Walked Bud ~ Landmarks
Bobby Hutcherson ~ Little Niles ~ Landmarks
Joe Henderson ~ Mode for Joe ~ Mode for Joe
Kenny Garrett ~ Kiss to the Skies ~ Beyond the Wall
SF Jazz Collective ~ Lingala ~ SF Jazz Collective
Eric Dolphy ~ Hat and Beard ~ Out to Lunch
Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco ~ Hey Harold ~ Enjoy the View
Miles Davis ~ Flamenco Sketches ~ Kind of Blue

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