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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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We begin with classic Mingus and Brubeck before venturing into more modern music with a local Hartford connection. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Charlie Mingus ~ Dizzy Moods ~ Tijuana Moods
Charlie Mingus ~ Ysabel's Table Dance ~ Tijuana Moods
Dave Brubeck Quartet ~ Kathy's Waltz ~ Time Out
Daryl Yokley's Sound Reformation ~ Echoes of Ancient Sahara ~ Pictures at an African Exhibition
Anthony Wonsey ~ Overjoyed ~ The Thang
Rudy Royston ~ Bownz ~ 303
Rudy Royston ~ Prayer (for the Earth) ~ 303
Steve Davis ~ Bird Lives ~ Update
Nat Reeves ~ Big Birtha ~ Blue Ridge
Jimmy Greene ~ Love In Action ~ Mission Statement
John Coltrane ~ Impressions (take 3) ~ Both Directions at Once

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This is part two of a broadcast aired on the birth date of the great Jackie McLean. Part one was last week's podcast episode. Jackie is heard in the beginning and end, with music from Joe Farrell, Dave Holland and Andrew Hill in between.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Jackie McLean ~ Right Now ~ Right Now
Jackie McLean ~ I'll Take Romance ~ Swing Swang Swingin'
Joe Farrell ~ Follow Your Heart ~ Joe Farrell Quartet
Joe Farrell ~ Great Gorge ~ Moon Germs
Dave Holland ~ Four Winds ~ Conference of the Birds
Dave Holland ~ Conference of the Birds ~ Conference of the Birds
Andrew Hill ~ Spectrum ~ Point of Departure
Jackie McLean/Dexter Gordon ~ Rue De La Harpe ~ The Meeting Vol 1

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