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Women in Jazz

Being Women's History Month, we will begin with a set of women jazz artists. Represented are Miki Yamanaka, Helen Sung and Melissa Aldana and the female "supergroup" Artemis. Next up new music from young musicians Mike Casey (sax) and Justin Joyce (drums). Something new from guitarist Peter Sprague covering Metheny compositions, and finally a beautiful ballad from George Cables.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Miki Yamanaka ~ Monk's Dream ~ Miki
Helen Sung ~ Long Yellow Road ~ Quartet + (with Harlem Quartet)
Melissa Aldana ~ Los Ojos de Chile ~ 12 Stars
ARTEMIS ~ Nocturno ~ Artemis
Mike Casey ~ Click Bait ~ Single
Justin Joyce ~ Placid Pandemonium ~ Story Tales
Peter Sprague ~ Questions ~ Peter Sprague Plays Pat Metheny, Vol. 2
George Cables ~ Helen's Song ~ My Muse

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This week's podcast takes us to the West Coast again featuring jazz artists from the Bay area, San Francisco String Trio, and down the coast to SoCal with guitarists Peter Sprague and Bob Boss, and trombonist Matt Hall. Also featured are internationally revered jazz artists Horace Silver, Art Pepper and Michael Brecker. Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
San Francisco String Trio ~ Getting Better ~ May I Introduce to You
Peter Sprague ~ Going with Me ~ Peter Sprague Plays Pat Metheny, Vol. 2
Matt Hall ~ The Tiger's Ritual ~ I Hope to My Never
Bob Boss ~ Our Delight ~ 3 Trios +
Horace Silver Quintet ~ Nutville ~ The Cape Verdean Blues
Art Pepper & The Hollywood All-Stars ~ Bernie's Tune ~ Art Standards
Michael Brecker ~ Naked Soul ~ Tales from the Hudson

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Classic jazz from the great artists of the genre, Freddie, Lee, Joe and more. Of course, we have a valentines day dedication, with tunes of love and sentimentality for my wife and I. Enjoy all the great music within this episode.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Freddie Hubbard ~ Gibraltar ~ Born to Be Blue
Lee Morgan ~ Tom Cat ~ Tom Cat
Joe Henderson ~ My One And Only Love ~ Relaxin' At Camarillo
Ray Charles ~ California, Here I Come ~ Genius + Soul = Jazz
Gilbert Castellanos ~ High Febvre ~ Underground
Michael Brecker ~ African Skies ~ Tales from the Hudson
Mike Stern ~ Blueprint ~ Trip

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Some of my favorite releases in 2021 are here in this episode (after a satirical look at the holidays). You'll find  Kenny Garrett, Greg Abate, Emmet Cohen and more represented here. Enjoy.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Miles Davis & Gil Evans ~ Blue Xmas ~ The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings
Kenny Garrett ~ Hargrove ~ Sounds from the Ancestors
Andrew Renfroe ~ Gotham ~ Run in the Storm
Emmet Cohen ~ Dardanella ~ Future Stride
Greg Abate ~ Cook's Bay ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
Greg Abate ~ Voyage ~ Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron
John Hasselback III ~ Rene's Way ~ Entrance
Peter Sprague ~ Flamenco Sketches ~ Blue Kind of Miles
Pat Metheny ~ Zenith Blue ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)

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A vocal set of LA & San Diego musicians to start today's program. San Diego flautist Holly Hofmann covers Metheny's Farmer's Trust before we here something new from NEA Jazz Master Metheny himself. Also on this show are Chick/Burton duets, Garrett and Adderly.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra ~ Fever (feat. Barbara Morrison) ~ L.A. Treasures Project
Denise Donatelli ~ Walk on By ~ Whistling in the Dark - The Music of Burt Bacharach
Peter Sprague & Leonard Patton ~ That Girl ~ Dream Walkin'
Holly Hofmann ~ Farmer's Trust ~ Low Life
Pat Metheny ~ Lodger ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Chick Corea & Gary Burton ~ Native Sense ~ Native Sense
Kenny Garrett ~ Soldiers of the Fields / Soldats des Champs ~ Sounds from the Ancestors
Cannonball Adderly Sextet ~ The Jive Samba ~ Jazz Workshop Revisited

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We begin with the late Dr. Lonnie Smith, playing in a more progressive modern style. We follow that with a soulful Donny Hathaway. Then west coast soul from the Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra, and classic Blakey. The rest of the podcast has new releases from Chick, Renee, Metheny and finally Miles.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Turning Point ~ Turning Point
Donny Hathaway ~ Someday We'll All Be Free ~ This Is Soul
Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra ~ Got to Get Back to L.A. ~ L.A. Treasures Project
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers ~ Skylark ~ Caravan
Chick Corea Akoustic Band ~ Humpty Dumpty ~ LIVE
Renee Rosnes ~ Passing Jupiter ~ Kinds of Love
Pat Metheny ~ Timeline ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Miles Davis ~ In a Silent Way ~ The Lost Concert

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First set has cats that frequent the San Diego scene. Then, switch coasts to find Earl MacDonald and a pre-release sampling of his latest effort Consecrated. New music is next from guitarists Metheny and Renfroe. Complete the show with Cannonball on his birthday.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Sam Hirsh ~ Lil' Mama Samba ~ Quite Frankly
Irving Flores & Danzon Jazz Trio ~ Bolero in San Diego ~ American Influence
Rob Thorsen ~ Dance of the Freaky Circles ~ Lasting Impression
Earl MacDonald ~ O God of Love, Grant Us Your Peace ~ Consecrated
Earl MacDonald ~ By Our Love ~ Consecrated
Pat Metheny ~ Lodger ~ Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)
Andrew Renfroe ~ Ghosts (Borrowed Time) ~ Run in the Storm
Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ Never Will I Marry ~ Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley
Cannonball Adderley Quintet ~ Dat Dere ~ Them Dirty Blues

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Celebrating the 91st trip around the sun for Sonny Rollins to begin this show. New albums from Rene Rosnes and Kenny Garrett are featured. Also, San Diego pianist and composer Ed Kornhouser.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Sonny Rollins ~ Without A Song ~ The Bridge
Sonny Rollins ~ Tune Up ~ Newk's Time
Pat Metheny ~ Watercolors ~ Watercolors
Ed Kornhauser ~ Praxis ~ The Short Years
Renee Rosnes ~ Passing Jupiter ~ Kinds of Love
Sean Jones ~ The Serpent ~ Eternal Journey
Kenny Garrett ~ It’s Time to Come Home ~ Sounds from the Ancestors

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