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It's never to late to celebrate giving thanks, and we do so in today's episode. After beginning with Miles, we turn to the San Diego jazz scene with Joshua White and Chris Hollyday. Our post-holiday special concludes by celebrating thankfulness and food with two Hartford jazz greats Jimmy Greene and Atla Dechamplain, finishing with Monk.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Miles Davis ~ Joshua ~ Seven Steps To Heaven
Joshua White ~ Curiosity Landing ~ 13 Short Stories
Christopher Hollyday ~ Dialogue ~ Dialogue
Pat Martino ~ El Hombre ~ El Hombre
John Coltrane ~ Impressions (Take 3) ~ Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
Jimmy Greene ~ Give Thanks ~ Mission Statement
Atla DeChamplain ~ Soul Food ~ Pause
Thelonious Monk ~ Stuffy Turkey ~ It's Monk's Time

 

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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 begins with recent releases from late 2020 and early 2021. We finish with some vintage tracks from Chick and Wayne.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra & Wynton Marsalis ~ Out Amongst the People (for J Bat) ~ The Democracy! Suite
Emmet Cohen ~ Toast to Lo ~ Future Stride
Warren Byrd ~ Smilin' in the Dark ~ Truth Raised Twice
Noah Preminger ~ Hamburg ~ Contemptment
Joe Farnsworth ~ Monk's Dream ~ Time to Swing
Chick Corea ~ Straight Up and Down ~ Tone's for Joan's Bones
Wayne Shorter ~ Speak No Evil ~ Speak No Evil

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The first half of this podcast showcases jazz artists' creating music in a post-covid world. In some cases this music was made at home while quarantined away from studios or clubs. The second part is a throwback to another creative era in jazz, the hard-bop of the 1960's.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger ~ The Creator Has a Master Plan ~ Force Majeure
Luke Sellick & Andrew Renfroe ~ Wichita Lineman ~ Small Vacation
Joe Farnsworth ~ Monk's Dream ~ Time to Swing
Jonathan Barber ~ Find My Way ~ Live at Jazz Standard
ARTEMIS ~ Nocturno ~ Artemis
Bobby Timmons ~ Dat Dere ~ This Here Is Bobby Timmons
Wayne Shorter ~ Infant Eyes ~ Speak No Evil
Hank Mobley ~ Up a Step ~ No Room for Squares
Grant Green ~ Lullaby of the Leaves ~ Grant's First Stand

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This episode starts with a look back from the Fort Apache Band before getting into new music from Hollyday, then Hartford favs Casey, Allen, Cyr and Jenkins. A track from Ms. Salvant on the eve of her Hartford performance, back to the roaring 20's from Freddy Keppard and something brand new from Metheny make this one eclectic podcast episode.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band ~ One to One ~ Rumba Buhaina
Jerry Gonzalez and the Fort Apache Band ~ Ask Me Now ~ Rumba Buhaina
Christopher Hollyday and Telepathy ~ Paid Time Off ~ Dialogue
Mike Casey ~ Venus ~ single
Jen Allen ~ Blanket Statement ~ Blanket Statement
Leala Cyr ~ First Instinct ~ First Instinct
Orice Jenkins ~ Centenial Cole ~ The Very Thought of You
Cecile McLorin Salvant ~ Devil May Care ~ Dreams and Daggers
Freddy Keppard ~ So This Is Venice ~ The Complet Set 1923-1926
Pat Metheny ~ You Are ~ From this Place

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2019 Finale

In this final podcast episode for 2019 we begin and end with jazz greats Donald Byrd and Thelonious Monk. In between we feature several young musicians, including Hartford's Matt Dwonszyk, Orice Jenkins and Leala Cyr. We throw in some Frank Zappa to mix things up as well.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Donald Byrd ~ Off To the Races ~ Off to the Races
Jason Palmer ~ Fly Little Bird Fly ~ Nothing to Hide
Matt Dwonszyk ~ What A Wonderful World ~ Wonderful World
Orice Jenkins ~ Nature Boy ~ Centenial Cole
Leala Cyr ~ Canyon View ~ First Instinct
Frank Zappa ~ Big Swifty ~ Waka / Jawaka
Thelonious Monk Orchestra ~ Monk's Mood ~ At Town Hall

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Handful of Keys

This episode begins with the immense talent of pianist Matt Dechamplain. Matt is in the house talking about his latest project, a drummerless trio. We also discuss the rigors of playing stride piano, and the musicians that have influenced his playing. After that, listen to Roxy Coss making a political/social statement from her latest CD. The podcast finishes with bassist Avery Sharpe from his recent project 400.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Atla & Matt Dechamplain ~ Ask Me Now ~ Pause
Matt Dechamplain ~ A Handful of Keys ~ Stride-Bop
Matt Dechamplain Trio ~ Rough Ridin' ~ not yet available
Roxy Coss ~ Mr. President ~ Quintet
Jean-Luc Ponty ~ King Kong ~ King Kong: The music of Frank Zappa
Frank Varela ~ Upstream ~ Grandma's Revenge
Woody Herman. ~ Early Autumn ~ Early Autumn
Curtis Brothers ~ Parametric ~ Algorithm
Miguel Zenon ~ Las Caras Lindas ~ Sonero The Music of Ismael Rivera
Avery Sharpe ~ Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around ~ 400: An African American Portrait
Avery Sharpe ~ 500 ~ 400: An African American Portrait

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I'm not the superstitious type, but when your radio show falls on Friday The Thirteenth, you just have to play some of these tunes. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
SF Jazz Collective ~ Superstition ~ Music of Stevie Wonder
SF Jazz Collective ~ Creepin' ~ Music of Stevie Wonder
Joe Farrell ~ Too High ~ Penny Arcade
Thelonious Monk ~ Friday the 13th ~ Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins
McCoy Tyner ~ 13 House ~ 13th House
Joe Magnarelli ~ NYC-J-Funk ~ Three on Two
Dream Shanti ~ Joy ~ Music in Our Dreams
Sameer Gupta ~ Innocence in Harlem ~ A Circle Has No Beginning

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