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West Coast Jazzy

This is the first podcast episode of In The Groove produced entirely on the West Coast. To celebrate, I play a set of music of "West Coast Jazz". I can't shake my Hartford roots that easily, so we also represent new music from guitarist Andrew Renfroe and drummer Jonathan Barber.

Artist ~ Track ~Album
Andrew Renfroe ~ Chemirocha ~ Chemirocha
Mulgrew Miller ~ Joshua ~ Live At Yoshi's Volume Two
Karrin Allyson ~ West Coast Blues ~ In Blue
Stan Getz ~ Four ~ West Coast Jazz
Christopher Hollyday ~ Everything Happens ~ Telepathy
Sonny Rollins ~ Way Out West ~ Way Out West 
Sonny Rollins ~ Without A Song ~ The Bridge
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Find My Way ~ Legacy Holder
Kenny Burrell ~ Isabella ~ Soulero

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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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While this episode is an excerpt from my final radio show on WWUH, the podcast will continue on its weekly schedule. Ahmad Jamal shows his love of music, Joe Farrell and Gary Burton rocks out, and Stevie W provides the outro with love. Artists with CT based roots; Byrd, Preminger, Zuraitis represented here too.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ahmad Jamal Trio ~ I Love Music ~ The Awakening
Joe Farrell ~ Great Gorge ~ Moon Germs
Antonio S, Antonio Sanchez, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny & Steve Swallow ~ Question and Answer (Live) ~ Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow & Antonio Sanchez: Quartet Live!
Warren Byrd ~ What Is This Thing Called Love ~ Truth Raised Twice
Noah Preminger ~ Before The Rain ~ Before The Rain
Nicole Zuraitis ~ What a Wonderful World ~ All Wandering Hearts
Stevie Wonder ~ As ~ Songs in the Key of Life

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This episode begins with a Hartford theme, with Jonathan Barber's Vision Ahead and a couple of Stevie D. tracks including 880 Club. Also of note is new music from Nicole Zuraitis' new album and Joshua Redman, Jason Palmer and others.

 

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Son of Hartford ~ Legacy Holder
Steve Davis ~ Club 880 ~ Images
Steve Davis ~ A Child Is Born ~ Correlations
Kevin Mahogany ~ Nature Boy ~ Another Time Another Place
Nicole Zuraitis ~ Overdrive Mind ~ All Wandering Hearts
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Moe Honk ~ RoundAgain
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Ziandi ~ Good Hope
Jason Palmer ~ A Lady and Gentleman in Black (Rembrandt) ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

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Aug 7 2020 Broadcast

A variety of classic and new modern jazz music to occupy these hot summer days during a pandemic. The last few tunes highlight the final 2 concerts of the live streamed Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz series.

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Ahmad Jamal Trio ~ Stolen Moments ~ The Awakening
Christian Sands ~ Crash ~ Be Water
Shirley Scott ~ Days of Wine and Roses ~ On a Clear Day
Tony Davis ~ May This Be Love ~ Golden Year
Tony Davis ~ Night Ride ~ Golden Year
Wes Montgomery ~ Twisted Blues ~ Cottontail
Leala Cyr ~ Summertime ~ First Instinct
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Manifest Destiny ~ Triangular III
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Skylark ~ Triangular III

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There is some great new music in this podcast from Kurt, Joshua, Dave and Jason. Also an announcement embedded within this episode you must hear.

 

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ kurt1 ~ Star of Jupiter
Kurt Rosenwinkel ~ Mr. Hope ~ Star of Jupiter
Kurt Rosenwinkel & The Heartcore Orchestra ~ Under It All ~ Under It All - Single
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Moe Honk ~ RoundAgain
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Floppy Diss ~ RoundAgain
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Bedouin Trail ~ Good Hope
Jason Palmer ~ Program for an Artistic Soiree (Degas) [Live] ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella

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The World Needs Love

A variety of jazz styles, from the soulful sounds of Shirley Scott's Hammond B3 to the modern big band of Christian McBride to some fusion stylings of Jonathan Barber and Vision Ahead. 

 

Playlist

Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Shirley Scott ~ What the World Needs Now Is Love ~ On a Clear Day
Christian McBride Big Band ~ Science Fiction ~ The Good Feeling
Sean Jones ~ Lost, Then Found ~ Live from Jazz at the Bistro
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski ~ Barack Obama ~ Gathering Call
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski ~ You Dirty Dog ~ Gathering Call
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Seconds & Seasons ~ Legacy Holder
Emmet Cohen ~ Honeysuckle Rose / Handful of Keys ~ Dirty in Detroit

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Connecticut's in the house in this week's latest podcast. New music from drummer Jonathan Barber, Christian Sands, Michael Palin, Nicole Z with Dan Pugach & The Curtis Bros; all have their roots in the Constitution State. Classics from Shirley Scott and Trane as well.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Dan Pugach Nonet ~ My Favorite Things (feat. Nicole Zuraitis) ~ My Favorite Things - Single
Michael Palin's Other Orchestra ~ Three Views Of A Secret ~ Michael Palin's Other Orchestra
Shirley Scott ~ On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) ~ On a Clear Day
Christian Sands ~ Drive ~ Be Water
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Haikus ~ Legacy Holder
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ Major ~ Legacy Holder
The Curtis Brothers ~ Staircase of Mount Meru ~ Algorithm
Ralph Peterson, Zaccai Curtis & Luques Curtis ~ Beatrice ~ Triangular III
John Coltrane ~ My Ideal ~ The Stardust Session

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