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This episodes begins and ends with the late great saxophonist Michael Brecker. In between is mostly jazz artists that have honed their craft in the Hartford area including Wayne Escoffery, Orice Jenkins and Tony Davis.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
McCoy Tyner Trio ~ I Mean You ~ Infinity (feat. Michael Brecker)
Wayne Escoffery ~ Kyrie ~ The Humble Warrior
Joe Farrell ~ Sound Down ~ Outback
Orice Jenkins ~ I Only Have Eyes For You ~ Soar
Orice Jenkins ~ The Very Thought of You ~ Centennial Cole
Tony Davis ~ May This Be Love ~ Golden Year
Tony Davis ~ Night Ride ~ Golden Year
Michael Brecker ~ Renaissance Man ~ Time Is Of The Essence

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Within this podcast there is a set dedicated to the city I will be relocating to, San Diego. Bookending that set is a Herbie classic, McCoy, Miguel, Kenny B and Dave H. Enjoy.

Playlist
Herbie Hancock ~ Oliloqui Valley ~ The Complete Blue Note Sessions Disk 3
Arthur Blythe ~ Down San Diego Way ~ Lenox Avenue Breakdown
Irving Flores & Danzon Jazz Trio ~ Bolero in San Diego ~ American Influence
Christopher Hollyday ~ You Make Me Feel So Young ~ Dialogue
McCoy Tyner ~ A Night In Tunisia ~ Today and Tomorrow
Miguel Zenón ~ La Gata Montesa ~ Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland Trio ~ I Remember When ~ Without Deception
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Mazad ~ Good Hope

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From my recent radio broadcast. No real theme, just music for you jazz fans to enjoy. Stay safe.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Chick Corea ~ The One Step ~ Friends
Return to Forever ~ No Mystery (feat. Chick Corea) ~ No Mystery
Brandee Younger ~ Soul Awakening ~ Soul Awakening
Onaje Allan Gumbs ~ What You Won't Do for Love ~ Just Like Yesterday
Avery Sharpe Trio ~ First Time We Met ~ Autumn Moonlight
McCoy Tyner ~ Talk Spirit, Walk Spirit ~ Quartet
Charles Mingus ~ Remembering Rockefeller At Attica ~ Changes One
Charles Mingus ~ Better git hit in your soul ~ Pithencanthropus Erectus
John McLaughlin ~ Extrapolation ~ Extrapolation
John McLaughlin ~ It's Funny ~ Extrapolation

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We may be stuck at home ALONE, but TOGETHER through our common love of jazz music, we can will get through this. For many of us music sustains our spirit and enhances our lives. My hope is that this podcast will help to keep you "In The Groove", hip you to new music, and give you comfort with our great jazz standards.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
McCoy Tyner ~ Alone Together ~ Illuminations
Jimmy Greene ~ Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most ~ Introducing Jimmy Greene
Ahmad Jamal ~ Stolen Moments ~ The Awakening
Bill Evans Trio ~ Milestones ~ Waltz for Debby
Billy Childs feat. Lisa Fischer ~ Map to the Treasure ~ Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro (2014)
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland Trio (feat. Johnathan Blake) ~ I Remeber When ~ Without Deception
Hudson (feat. Dejohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, Scofield) ~ Tony Then Jack ~ Hudson

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Tribute to McCoy

Except for the opening track (Feel the Bern - Mike Casey), this podcast is all McCoy Tyner. We pay tribute to this iconic jazz pianist that passed away last week. Tyner's influence on modern jazz cannot be overstated. His contribution to this art form will be an indelible part of jazz history.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Mike Casey ~ Feel The Bern ~ single
McCoy Tyner Trio ~ Flying High ~ Infinity
McCoy Tyner Trio featuring Michael Brecker ~ Impressions ~ Infinity
McCoy Tyner ~ Song for My Lady ~ Song for My Lady
McCoy Tyner ~ T 'n A Blues ~ Today and Tomorrow
McCoy Tyner ~ Passion Dance ~ The Real McCoy
McCoy Tyner ~ Sahara ~ Sahara
McCoy Tyner ~ Alone Together ~ Illuminations
McCoy Tyner ~ My Favorite Things ~ Echoes from a Friend
McCoy Tyner ~ Fly With the Wind ~ Fly With the Wind
McCoy Tyner ~ Peresina ~ Expansions

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I welcome in 2020 with a couple of tunes written for New Years. Since we all have our New Year's resolutions, the following tracks are titled just that. There are also a couple of interesting covers by McCoy Tyner. Also of note is a tribute to recently passed Vic Juris, and new music by Ralph Peterson and the Envisage Collective.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Joshua Redman ~ New Year ~ Still Dreaming
Mike DeRubbo Quartet ~ New Year's Dream ~ New York Accent live at Kitano
Ken Fowser and Behn Gillece ~ Resolutions ~ Little Echo
John Coltrane ~ Resolution ~ A Love Supreme
McCoy Tyner ~ A Night in Tunisia ~ Today and Tomorrow
McCoy Tyner ~ When Sunny Gets Blue ~ Today and Tomorrow
Cannonball Adderley ~ Soon ~ Them Dirty Blues
Ralph Peterson's Gen-Next Big Band ~ Down Under ~ LIsten Up!
Chick Corea, Christian McBride, Brian Blade ~ All Blues ~ Trilogy 2
Vic Juris ~ Ruby ~ Eye Contact
Envisage Collective ~ Malta House ~ Reach Out

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Continuing from last week's podcast, this one features piano, guitar, and alto saxophone. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Playlist
McCoy Tyner ~ If I Should Lose You ~ Illuminations
Vijay Iyer with Prasanna & Nitin Mitta ~ Duality ~ Tirtha
Jonathan Kreisberg ~ The South of Everywhere ~ The South of Everywhere
Shakti with John McLaughlin ~ Mind Ecology ~ Natural Elements
Cannonball Adderley ~ Jeannine ~ Them Dirty Blues
Miguel Zenon ~ Triago Salsa ~ `Sonero
Kenny Garrett ~ November 15 ~ Songbook

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This podcast begins with a celebration of Joni Mitchell on her birthday. Included is a track from the grammy award winning album from Herbie Hancock River: The Joni Letters. Following that is the tenor sax playing of Ben Webster. The end of the podcast features another great tenor, Joe Henderson.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Joni Mitchell ~ A Case of You ~ Blue
Joni Mitchell ~ Furry Sings the Blues ~ Hejira
Joni Mitchell ~ Blue Hotel Room ~ Hejira
Herbie Hancock ~ River ~ River The Joni Letters
Ben Webster (and Joe Zawinul) ~ Trav'lin' Light ~ Soulmates
Ben Webster (and Joe Zawinul) ~ Like Someone in Love ~ Soulmates
Frank Varela ~ Ganja Groove ~ Grandma's Revenge
Pat Metheny Group ~ Are You Going With Me ~ Offramp
Miguel Zenon ~ El Nazaro ~ Sonero: the music of Ismael Rivera
John Coltrane ~ Naima (Take 1) ~ Blue World
Bennie Wallace ~ The Bob Crosby Blues ~ Mystic Bridge
Joe Henderson ~ Blue Bossa ~ Live in Japan
Joe Henderson ~ Beatrice ~ The State of the Tenor
Chris Potter ~ Shadow (For Joe Henderson) ~ Gratitude

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