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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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Recorded on Fathers Day, this episode features jazz fathers, sons and daughters. We begin with John and Ravi Coltrane. Also featured is the Redman, McLean, Whitfield, Valde, Fulton, Davis families. Hope you enjoy your day with your father, or remembering your father.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
John Coltrane ~ Cousin Mary ~ Giant Steps
Ravi Coltrane ~ Shine ~ Blending Times
Dewey Redman Feat. Joshua Redman ~ The Turne Around ~ African Venus
Jackie McLean ~ Some Other Time ~ New York Calling
Mark Whitfield ~ Afro Samurai ~ Grace
Bebo Valdés & Chucho Valdés ~ Descarga Valdés ~ Juntos Para Siempre
Champian Fulton ~ If I Should Lose You ~ Birdsong
Tony Davis ~ Braeburn ~ Golden Year

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Another bicoastal episode. From the east coast, Greg Abate and John Hasselback. From the west, Gilbert Castellanos, Rob Thorsen and Doug Webb. Mary Corso's new single has both coasts represented. Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Greg Abate ~ Innocence ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
John Hasselback III ~ Rene's Way ~ Entrance
Mary Corso ~ Catching Up - Single
Gilbert Castellanos ~ Marlo ~ Underground
Rob Thorsen ~ Little Melonae ~ Lasting Impression
Doug Webb ~ Lunar ~ Bright Side
Mario Pavone ~ Streetsongs ~ Street Songs
Mario Pavone Sextet ~ Ellipse ~ Vertical
Buddy Rich ~ New Blues ~ The Lost Tapes

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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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This episode showcases the jazz scene in San Diego. It features many of the jazz artists that play regularly at San Diego venues, and teach young aspiring musicians.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Christopher Hollyday ~ Dialogue ~ Dialogue
Christopher Hollyday ~ Everything Happens ~ Telepathy
Bill Cunliffe & Holly Hofman ~ Too Late Now ~ Three's Company
Rob Thorsen ~ Giant Steps ~ Lasting Impression
Rob Thorsen ~ Little Melonae ~ Lasting Impression
Black/Note ~ I Saw Her First ~ Nothin' But the Swing
Danny Green Trio ~ The Merge ~ Altered Narratives
Joshua White ~ Scarlet Tanager ~ 13 Short Stories
Irving Flores & Danzon Jazz Trio ~ Bolero in San Diego ~ American Influence
Charles McPherson Quartet ~ What is This Thing Called Love ~ Live at San Sebastián Jazz Festival

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Part one of my last radio show on WWUH features music by Charlie Bird Parker and Wayne Shorter, both of which are celebrating birth anniversaries. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Charlie Parker ~ Groovin' High ~ Groovin' High
Jackie McLean ~ Confirmation ~ 4, 5, And 6
Keith Jarrett ~ Scrapple From The Apple ~ Up For It
Jaco Pastorius ~ Donna Lee ~ Jaco Pastorius
Giacomo Gates ~ How High The Moon / Ornithology ~ Centerpiece
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland ~ Segment ~ The Art of Conversation
Charlie Parker ~ Yardbird Suite ~ Salt Peanuts
Wayne Shorter ~ Footprints (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2000 - Remaster) ~ Adam's Apple (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
Wayne Shorter ~ Lost and Orbits Medley (Live) ~ Emanon

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Smokin' set from your favorite hard-bop cats; Blakey, Cannonball, Henderson and more. We end with a taste of the San Diego jazz scene on Christopher Hollyday's latest release.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers ~ A La Mode ~ Keystone 3
Cannonball Adderley ~ Dat Dere ~ Them Dirty Blues
Lee Morgan ~ Exotique ~ Tom Cat
The Cookers ~ Priestess ~ Warriors
Cedar Walton ~ Bolivia ~ Eastern Rebellion
Joe Henderson ~ Mode for Joe ~ Mode for Joe
Joe Henderson ~ Relaxin' At Camarillo ~ Relaxin' At Camarillo
Duke Ellington ~ Black and Tan Fantasy / Rockin' in Rhythm ~ n/a
Christopher Hollyday ~ Dialogue ~ Dialogue .
Christopher Hollyday ~ Paid Time Off ~ Dialogue

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This episode features bluegrass/jazz crossover. Grisman, Garcia, Fleck take over the first part of this show. A few more tunes including Chick's new trio album. Then we finish with a tribute to Larry Willis, who recently passed on but leaves us a great legacy of piano work as heard here.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Jerry Garcia & David Grisman ~ Milestones ~ n/a
David Grisman - Martin Taylor ~ Crystal Silence ~ Tone Poems II
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones ~ Big Country ~ Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
Chick Corea & Bela Fleck ~ Brazil ~ The Enchantment
Chick Corea ~ 500 Miles High ~ Trilogy 2
Ella Fitzgerald ~ Early Autumn ~ The Johnny Mercer Songbook
Avery Sharpe ~ Arrival ~ 400: An African American Portrait
Larry Willlis ~ Alter Ego ~ The Offering
Steve Davis ~ To Wisdom the Prize ~ Live At Smalls
Jackie McLean ~ Climax ~ Jacknife

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