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Recorded on Fathers Day, this episode features jazz fathers, sons and daughters. We begin with John and Ravi Coltrane. Also featured is the Redman, McLean, Whitfield, Valde, Fulton, Davis families. Hope you enjoy your day with your father, or remembering your father.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
John Coltrane ~ Cousin Mary ~ Giant Steps
Ravi Coltrane ~ Shine ~ Blending Times
Dewey Redman Feat. Joshua Redman ~ The Turne Around ~ African Venus
Jackie McLean ~ Some Other Time ~ New York Calling
Mark Whitfield ~ Afro Samurai ~ Grace
Bebo Valdés & Chucho Valdés ~ Descarga Valdés ~ Juntos Para Siempre
Champian Fulton ~ If I Should Lose You ~ Birdsong
Tony Davis ~ Braeburn ~ Golden Year

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After a soulful tune from Gerald Clayton, we pay tribute to the passing of jazz great Curtis Fuller. A beautiful rendition of Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most from Ella follows. The rest of the show is classic guitar work from Pass, Django, Kessel (with Rollins). Enjoy!

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Gerald Clayton ~ Soul Stomp ~ Tributary Tales
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers ~ Á la Mode ~ Jazz Messengers
Curtis Fuller ~ Cashmere ~ Curtis Fuller With Red Garland
John Coltrane ~ Moment's Notice ~ Blue Train
Ella Fitzgerald ~ Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most ~ Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
Joe Pass ~ Speak Low ~ Eximious
Django Reinhardt ~ Blues en Mineur ~ The Best Of Django Reinhardt
Sonny Rollins ~ How High the Moon (feat. Barney Kessel) ~ Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders

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It has been a surreal week in politics in the USA. When this happens, I usually have something to say about it. I've brought you some good jazz music too. 

Playlist 
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Dan Arcamone ~ maiden voyage ~ Standards, Vol 1
Dan Liparini ~ Salamander ~ Tessellations
Tony Davis ~ Orange Feathers ~ Golden Year
Charlie Haden ~ This Is Not America ~ Not In Our Name
Weather Report ~ American Tango ~ Mysterious Traveller
John Coltrane Quartet ~ Africa [First Version] ~ The Complete Africa/Brass Sessions
Joel Ross ~ After the Rain ~ Who Are You?
Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke & Lenny White ~ After The Cosmic Rain ~ Forever

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No real theme to this episode, just some music I have been listening to this week. Although I've moved cross country, I still am playing music from our Hartford friends. Heard here are Matt Dwonszyk, Dan Liparini and Tony Davis. Also, I love this version of Herbie's Tell Me a Bedtime Story, from trumpeter Takuya Kuroda. Champian Fulton pays homage to Bird, and George Garzone plays Trane.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Matt Dwonszyk ~ Pecan's Delight ~ Wonderful World
Takuya Kuroda ~ Tell Me a Bedtime Story ~ Fly Moon Die Soon
Dan Liparini ~ Spiral ~ Tessellations
Dan Liparini ~ Convergence ~ Tessellations
Champian Fulton ~ Yardbird Suite ~ Birdsong
Bill Evans ~ How Deep Is The Ocean? ~ Explorations
Tony Davis ~ Orange Feathers ~ Golden Year
George Garzone ~ Equinox (Night #3) ~ 3 Nights in L.A.

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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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A set of music to help ease your mind and lift your spirit through these trying times. Listen for a special message to help support the jazz community.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Emmet Cohen Trio ~ Honeysuckle Rose / Handful of Keys ~ Dirty in Detroit
Wayne Escoffery ~ Quarter Moon ~ The Humble Warrior
Jason Palmer ~ A French Imperial Eagle Finial ~ The Concert: 12 Musings for Isabella
Jimmy Greene ~ Always There ~ While Looking Up
Joshua Redman ~ Haze and Aspirations ~ Still Dreaming
John Coltrane ~ Wise One ~ The Classic Quartet: Complete Impulse! Studio Recordings
Chick Corea, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ 500 Miles High ~ Trilogy 2

 

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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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Jazz Supreme

This week's episode celebrates Trane's iconic A Love Supreme, recorded 55 years ago this past week. The suites first movement Acknowledgement is followed by the 2019 release of Blue World. We hear other fine saxophonists George Garzone, Roland Kirk and Hank Mobley. The podcast concludes with Envisage Collective, an ensemble that includes CT based artists Noah Baerman, Kris Allen, Chris Dingman among others.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album 
John Coltrane ~ Acknowledgement - Part I ~ A Love Supreme
John Coltrane ~ Blue World ~ Blue World
George Garzone ~ Plus One ~ The Fringe In New York
Rahsaan Roland Kirk ~ Theme for the Eulipions ~ The Return of the 5,000lb Man
Hank Mobley ~ Up a Step ~ No Room for Squares
Envisage Collective ~ Envisage ~ Reach Out
Envisage Collective ~ The Omnivore's Dilemma ~ Reach Out

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