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A podcast of heavy hitters in the jazz world. Wynton, Donald, Miles, Joe, Wayne are represented here. I also threw in some heavy hitters from the Hartford scene led by tenor saxophonist Jovan Alexandre. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Wynton Marsalis ~ Winter Wonderland ~ A Jazzy Wonderland
Donald Byrd ~ Fly Little Bird Fly ~ Mustang
Donald Byrd ~ Off To the Races ~ Off To The Races
Miles Davis ~ Shhh/Peaceful ~ In A Silent Way
Jovan Alexander ~ Red Blues ~ Collective Conciousness
Joe Henderson ~ A Shade of Jade ~ Mode for Joe
Joe Henderson ~ Inner Urge ~ Inner Urge
Wayne Shorter ~ Witch Hunt ~ Speak No Evil
Wayne Shorter ~ Black Nile ~ Night Dreamer

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We celebrate the music of Wayne Shorter for most of this podcast. It's Shorter's 84th birthday, and we pay homage to his creative saxophone work and intrigueing compositions. First we honor the guitarist John Ambercrombie upon his recent passing. Then a taste of a new release from fusion pioneer John McLaughlin.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Gill Evans Orchestra ~ Up From the Skies ~ The Music Of Jimi Hendrix
Gata Barbieri ~ Parana ~ Under Fire
John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension ~ Meeting of the Spirits ~ Ronnie Scotts Live
Wayne Shorter ~ Footprints ~ Adams Apple
Wayne Shorter ~ Deluge ~ Juju
Wayne Shorter ~ Black Nile ~ Night Dreamer
Wayne Shorter ~ Lost ~ The Soothsayer
Wayne Shorter ~ Witch Hunt ~ Speak No Evil
Wayne Shorter ~ Starry Night ~ Without a Net
Weather Report ~ Elegant People ~ Black Market

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This episode is the second hour of my last broadcast show. There is no real theme to this one. These are just some great straight-up swinging jazz tunes. We hear from jazz greats Louis Hayes, Herbie Hancock, Tom Harrell, Steve Davis and Lee Morgan. Also on this podcast are up-and-coming jazz artists Theo Hill, David Gibson, Curtis Brothers and Yoko Miwa. Enjoy.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
0:25 Louis Hayes ~ Summer in Central Park ~ Serenade for Horace
5:26 Herbie Hancock ~ First Trip ~ Speak Like a Child
12:20 Tom Harrell ~ Dream in June ~ Sail Away
23:15 Steve Davis ~ Atmosphere ~ Think Ahead
29:45 Theo Hill ~ Citadel ~ Promethean
35:28 David Gibson ~ Eyes of Argus ~ Boom!
44:30 Curtis Brothers Quartet ~ What's Going On ~ SYZYGY
50:57 Lee Morgan ~ Twice Around ~ Tom Cat
01:00:52 Yoko Miwa Trio ~ Court and Spark ~ Pathways

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We start this show by continuing last week's Joe Farrell feature. Then, reflecting on last week's surprising and disturbing election results, we play some protest songs, both vocal and instrumental. Gil Scott Heron, Les McCann/Eddie Harris, Charlie Haden are among those represented in this set. The show ends on a more optimistic note with McCoy Tyner, Fly with the Wind. 

Featured Album


Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra - Not In Our Name

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Joe Farrell ~ Hurricane Jane ~ Penny Arcade
Joe Farrell ~ Cloud Cream ~ Penny Arcade
Les McCann & Eddie Harris ~ Compared to What ~ Swiss Movement
Kurt Elling ~ An American Tune ~ 1619 Broadway - The Brill Building Project
Billy Childs ~ Save the Country ~ Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro 
Gil Scott-Heron ~ Winter In America ~ Midnight Band: The First Minute of a New Day
Curtis Brothers ~ Manifest Destiny ~ Compeltion of Proof
Christian Scott ~ American't ~ Yesterday You Said Tomorrow
Salim Washington & RBA ~ Chaos In America ~ Love In Exile
Charlie Haden & Music Liberation Orchestra ~ This is Not America ~ Not In Our Name
Rob Garcia ~ Terror, Fear and Media ~ Finding Love in an Oligarchy on a Dying Planet
McCoy Tyner ~ Fly With The Wind ~ Fly With the Wind

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John Coltrane is certainly one of the most influential and revered Jazz Masters. Broadcast on 'Trane's 90th birth anniversary, this podcast contains music from both of his great quartets. Other than a couple of tracks that cover Coltrane tunes (Pharoah Sanders, Kenny Garrett) this podcast is all Trane. 

 
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Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
John Coltrane ~ Coltrane's Sound ~ Equinox
Pharoah Sanders ~ Moment's Notice ~ Rejoice
Kenny Garrett ~ Lonnie's Lament ~ Pursuance: The Music Of John Coltrane
John Coltrane ~ Mr. P.C. ~ Giant Steps
John Coltrane ~ Naima ~ Giant Steps
John Coltrane ~ My Favorite Things ~ My Favorite Thing
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Impressions ~ Afro Blue Impressions (live 1963)
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Africa ~ The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
John Coltrane ~ Dear Lord ~ The Classic Quartet: Complete Impulse Recordings
Thelonious Monk Quartet with John Coltrane ~ Blue Monk ~ Live At Carnegie Hall
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane ~ The Feeling of Jazz ~ Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
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A birthday tribute to Elvin Jones, the great drummer, best known for his years with the trailbrazing John Coltrane Quartet. The show covers Elvin's playing as a leader, a sideman and his work with Trane.

Elvin Jones
September 9, 1927 - May 18, 2004
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Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Elvin Jones ~ Three Card Molly ~ Earth Jones
Elvin Jones ~ Lady Luck ~ Elvin!
Wayne Shorter ~ Witch Hunt ~ Speak No Evil
Art Pepper ~ Caravan ~ Friday Night at Village Vanguard
Larry Young ~ Beyond All Limits ~ Unity
John Coltrane ~ The Night Has A Thousand Eyes ~ Coltrane's Sound
John Coltrane ~ Part 3: Pursuance ~ A Love Supreme
John Beasley ~ Monk estra ~ Ask Me Now
The Cookers ~ Blackfoot ~ The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart

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After a week dominated by racial injustice, protest and violence this broadcast takes on a contemplative tone. Tyner's Search for Peace seemed an appropriate way to lead off the show. A Jimmy Greene set is also featured here to review his recent performance at Wesleyan U this week. Other artists represented are Shirley Horn, Cecile Salvant, Buster Williams, Alan Ferber and Hiromi.

 

Featured Album
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Jimmy Greene - Beautiful Life
   
Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
McCoy Tyner ~ Search for Peace ~ 13th House
Shirley Horn ~ Summertime ~ I Remember Miles
Cecile McLorin Salvant ~ I Didn't Know What Time it Was ~ WomanChild
Buster Williams ~ I Didn't Know What Time it Was ~ Something More
Jimmy Greene ~ Song for Isaiah ~ Overcommers Suite
Jimmy Greene ~ Last Summer ~ Beautiful Life
Jimmy Greene ~ Love In Action ~ Mission Statement
Hank Mobley ~ Up Over and Out ~ Reach Out!
Alan Ferber ~ Wayfarer ~ Roots & Transitions
Hiromi ~ In A Trance ~ Spark
 
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We feature a long set of Gary Bartz music, but first hear Greg Abate and Phil Woods and the intensity of McCoy Tyner. Following the Bartz set is something new from Cyrus Chestnut and a surprise Beatles medley.

 
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Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Greg Abate & Phil Woods with the Tim Ray Trio ~ Yardbird Suite ~ Kindred Spirits: Live at Chan's
McCoy Tyner ~ Sama Layuca ~ Sama Layuca
Gary Bartz ~ Nita ~ Coltrane Rules: The Tao of a Music Warrior
Gary Bartz Candid All Stars ~ Impressions ~ There goes the Neighborhood!
Gary Bartz Quintet ~ Speak Low ~ West 42nd Street
Cyrus Chestnut ~ Mamacita ~ Natural Essence
Cyrus Chestnut ~ Minority ~ Natural Essence
John Daversa ~ Kaleidoscope Eyes Medley ~ Kaleidoscope Eyes
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