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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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This episode celebrates the birth of our granddaughter and a couple birthdays of jazz icons Charlie Parker and Wayne Shorter. Also, a set of music for the end of summer, new music from Andrew Renfroe and more.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Pat Metheny Group ~ The First Circle ~ First Circle
Wayne Shorter ~ Black Nile ~ Night Dreamer
Charlie Parker ~ Yardbird Suite ~ The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
Charlie Parker ~ Ornithology ~ The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
Steve Davis Sextet ~ Dig Deep ~ Dig Deep
Herbie Hancock ~ Summertime ~ Gershwin's World
Dr. Lonnie Smith ~ Too Damn Hot ~ Too Damn Hot
Andrew Renfroe ~ Dula ~ Run in the Storm
Chick Corea & Gary Burton ~ La Fiesta ~ Duet

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Just a collection of music I've been listening to this week, including a couple Joni covers. A few vocal tracks within from Souza, Parlato, Karrin, and Billie. Other notable tunes from Brecker and Scofield and more.

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Larry Goldings, Jay Bellerose & David Piltch ~ Blueberry Hill ~ Music from the Front Room
Robert Castelli and Boom! ~ Your Lucky Number ~ Party at One World Plaza
Michael Brecker ~ Song for Bilbao ~ Tales from the Hudson
John Scofield ~ I'll Catch You ~ Works for Me
Hudson ~ Woodstock ~ Hudson
Herbie Hancock Feat. Luciana Souza ~ Amelia ~ River: The Joni Letters
Gretchen Parlato ~ Roy Allan (feat. Airto Moreira) ~ Flor
Karrin Allyson ~ West Coast Blues ~ In Blue
Billie Holiday ~ Them There Eyes ~ Billie Holiday's Greatest Hits
Gerald Clayton ~ Rejuvenation Agenda ~ Happening: Live at The Village Vanguard

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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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This music in this podcast has nothing to do with our 45th president. It is just a celebration of his leaving of office, and a hope we can someday return to "normalcy".

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Lakecia Benjamin ~ Pursuance ~ Pursuance : The Coltranes
Corea, Clarke & White ~ On Green Dolphin Street ~ Forever
Cannonball Adderley ~ Minority ~ Portrait Of Cannonball
Cannonball Adderley ~ Gemini ~ In New York
Dan Arcamone ~ witch hunt ~ Standards, Vol 1
Greg Abate and the Tim Ray Trio ~ Mr. Parker ~ Road to Forever
Toots Thielemans ~ Ornithology ~ East Coast West Coast
Trombeatz ~ Something New ~ A Caribbean Thing - EP

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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 some slow funk, supplied via Redman's Elastic band and trumpeter Takuya Kuroda (with silky vocals from Jose James). Ezra Collective re-imagines Shorters "Footprints". From there lots of new music including solo Potter and vibist Ross. There is more too.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Joshua Redman Elastic Band ~ Put It In Your Pocket ~ Momentum
Takuya Kuroda ~ Everybody Loves the Sunshine ~ Rising Son
Ezra Collective ~ Footprints ~ Blue Note Re:imagined
Allison Neale ~ Motion ~ Quietly There
Chris Potter ~ Mother of Waters ~ There is a Tide
Joel Ross ~ Gato's Gift ~ Who Are You?
Warren Byrd ~ Smilin' in the Dark ~ Truth Raised Twice
Stan Getz ~ Night in Tunisia ~ West Coast Jazz

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Still posting segments from my old radio show. This from an August broadcast. Soon will be set up in my San Diego home to publish new content.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
The Dave Liebman Big Band ~ Black Nile ~ A Tribute to Wayne Shorter
Nicole Zuraitis ~ Gold ~ All Wandering Hearts
Dan Pugach Nonet ~ My Favorite Things (feat. Nicole Zuraitis) ~ Single
Dave Holland, Zakir Hussain & Chris Potter ~ Lucky Seven ~ Good Hope
Christian Sands ~ Can’t Find My Way Home ~ Be Water
Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride & Brian Blade ~ Father ~ RoundAgain
John Patitucci Trio ~ Samba do Grande Amor ~ Irmãos De Fé
Jonathan Barber & Vision Ahead ~ 29 ~ Legacy Holder

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