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A variety of music I've been listening to, including jazz standards performed by Herbie Hanckock, Vi Redd, Steve Davis and Miles Davis. Also new music from Pat Metheny and from right here in San Diego, Christopher Hollyday. Enjoy.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Vi Redd ~ Now's the Time ~ Bird Call
Christopher Hollyday ~ Kiss Me Right ~ Dialogue
Miles Davis ~ Round Midnight ~ Round About Midnight
Steve Davis ~ Little B's Poem ~ Think Ahead
Herbie Hancock ~ Butterfly ~ Head Hunters/Thrust
Pat Metheny ~ It Starts When We Disappear ~ It Starts When We Disappear - EP
Herbie Hancock ~ Oliloqui Valley ~ Empyrean Isles

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This episode features mostly music from the West Coast jazz scene. There are a couple tunes from the 50's West Coast Cool era, but mostly from current players from LA and San Diego. We finish the show with new music from Greg Abate and posthumously released album from Ralph Peterson Jr.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Sonny Rollins ~ Way Out West ~ Way Out West
Sam Hirsh ~ Ways of the Wise ~ Quite Frankly
Doug Webb ~ Doctor Miles ~ Bright Side
Gilbert Castellanos ~ Chula Juana ~ Federal Jazz Project
Holly Hofmann ~ Cedar Would ~ Low Life
Miles Davis ~ Jeru ~ Birth of the Cool
Benny Carter ~ A Walkin' Thing ~ Jazz Giant: Complete Sessions
Greg Abate ~ Water Lily ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Ralph Peterson ~ Bouncing with Bud ~ Raise up off Me

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We go from West to East Coast on this jazz journey. First let's begin with Miles and his muted horn. On the West we hear from Gilbert Castallanos with BlackNote and Sam Hirsh. On the East from Hartford CT it's Steve Davis and Dezron Douglas. Along the way Greg Abate, Noah Preminger and Jason Palmer are represented in this episode. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Miles Davis ~ Bye Bye Blackbird ~ Round About Midnight
Black/Note ~ Allergic Reaction ~ Nothin' But the Swing
Steve Davis ~ Yesterday ~ Straight From The Hart
Dezron Douglas ~ Flowers ~ Straight From The Hart
Sam Hirsh ~ Kyoto Shuffle ~ Quite Frankly
Greg Abate ~ Voyage ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Noah Preminger ~ World of Growth ~ After Life
Jason Palmer ~ A Lady and Gentleman in Black ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

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This episode was built around an article in Far Out Magazine and their playlist of Joni Mitchell's favorite songs. That article was based on a compilation CD that had been produced for Starbucks and curated by Ms. Mitchell. I've interjected a few of my own favorites, keeping with this theme, as well.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Noah Baerman & Friends ~ Good Friends ~ Love Right
Philippe Entremont ~ Clair de Lune from Suite Bergamasque ~ The Essential Piano - the World's Best-Loved Piano Pieces
Billie Holiday ~ Solitude ~ The Decca Singles Vol. 1: 1945-1949
Miles Davis Quintet ~ It Never Entered My Mind ~ Workin' With the Miles 
Joni Mitchell ~ Furry Sings the Blues ~ Hejira
Ray Charles ~ Lonely Avenue ~ The Genius!
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five ~ Saturday Night Fish Fry, Pt. 1 & 2 ~ 20th Century Masters (The Millennium Collection: Best of Louis Jordan)
Etta James ~ At Last ~ At Last!
Marvin Gaye ~ Trouble Man ~ Trouble Man
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra ~ Subtle Lament  ~ Early Duke Ellington 1927-1940 (Remastered), Vol. 1
Joni Mitchell ~ Hejira ~ Hejira
Herbie Hancock ~ Edith And The Kingpin ~ River: The Joni Letters

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Originally broadcast over the airwaves in August, this set features extended pieces by Chick, Pat, and others.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ 500 Miles High ~ Trilogy 2
Chick Corea ~ Armando’s Rhumba ~ Antidote
Kurt Elling ~ Minuano ~ Man In The Air
Pat Metheny Group ~ The First Circle ~ First Circle
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ The Next Step ~ The Next Step
Emmet Cohen ~ Joshua ~ Masters Legacy Series Volume 2: Ron Carter

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This podcast episode is all blues. We run the gamut of styles beginning with an R&B drenched Ray Charles, rockin' Hendrix, classic Ellington, N'awlins Marsalis, modern Preminger, free Coleman and ending with a Miles classic performed by Chick.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ray Charles ~ I've Got News for You ~ Genius + Soul = Jazz
The Jimi Hendrix Experience ~ Voodoo Chile ~ Electric Ladyland
Duke Ellington ~ Jeep's Blues ~ Ellington At Newport 1956
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis ~ The Sanctified Blues (From Congo Square) ~ Live in Cuba
Noah Preminger ~ Hard Times Killin' Floor Blues ~ Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground
Ornette Coleman ~ Broad Way Blues ~ New York Is Now
Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ All Blues ~ Trilogy 2

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This episode begins with tunes that can be associated with a couple of political campaigns. Don't worry, I don't get too political on you. Everyone loves a Miles set, and that is what comes next. Then a set of "Moments"; Moments Notice, Stolen Moments, Idle Moments and Bright Moments. Finally something new from a group called Idle Hands, and an album Solid Moments.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Curtis Mayfield ~ Move On Up (extended version) ~ Curtis
Bill Frisell ~ Revolution ~ all we are saying...
Miles Davis ~ Tutu ~ Tutu
Miles Davis ~ Footprints ~ Miles Davis: Birth of the cool (soundtrack)
Miles Davis ~ Round Midnight ~ Round About Midnight
John Coltrane ~ Moments Notice ~ Blue Train
Oliver Nelson ~ Stolen Moments ~ Blues and the Abstract Truth
Blue Note 7 ~ Idle Moments ~ Mosaic: A Celebration of Blue Note
Rahsaan Roland Kirk ~ Bright Moments ~ Bright Moments
IdleHands ~ Barrelling Through ~ Solid Moments

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We begin this episode with new music; first from our Hartford cats and then from more nationally known jazz artists. Finally the set ends with classic jazz from Hancock and Miles.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
The New Mosaic ~ Out Of Body ~ single
Jen Allen ~ Begin Again ~ Sifting Grace
Jen Allen ~ Prickly Pear ~ Sifting Grace
Mike Casey ~ Unforgettable ~ single
Christopher Hollyday ~ Dialogue ~ Dialogue
Pat Metheny ~ Everything Explained ~ From This Place
Kenny Barron, Dave Holland Trio ~ Porto Alegre ~ Without Deception
Herbie Hancock ~ Maiden Voyage ~ Maiden Voyage
Herbie Hancock ~ Tell Me A Bedtime Story ~ Fat Albert Rotunda
Herbie Hancock ~ Ostinato (Suite for Angela) ~ Mandishi
Miles Davis ~ Dear Old Stockholm ~ Round About Midnight

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