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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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Part one of my last radio show on WWUH features music by Charlie Bird Parker and Wayne Shorter, both of which are celebrating birth anniversaries. 

Playlist
Artist ~ Name ~ Album
Charlie Parker ~ Groovin' High ~ Groovin' High
Jackie McLean ~ Confirmation ~ 4, 5, And 6
Keith Jarrett ~ Scrapple From The Apple ~ Up For It
Jaco Pastorius ~ Donna Lee ~ Jaco Pastorius
Giacomo Gates ~ How High The Moon / Ornithology ~ Centerpiece
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland ~ Segment ~ The Art of Conversation
Charlie Parker ~ Yardbird Suite ~ Salt Peanuts
Wayne Shorter ~ Footprints (Rudy Van Gelder Edition) (2000 - Remaster) ~ Adam's Apple (Rudy Van Gelder Edition)
Wayne Shorter ~ Lost and Orbits Medley (Live) ~ Emanon

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First, we play a relevant tune of immigration and cultural assimilation from West Side Story. Then celebrate jazz festivals in Hartford and Newport with Elio Vilafranca, Joel Ross, Herbie Hancock and more. We conclude this episode with random tracks from Weather Report, Lucky Peterson and Dream Shanti.

Playlist
Artist ~ Track ~ Album
Dave Grusin ~ America ~ West Side Story
Elio Vilafranca ~ Assumption ~ Incantation
Elio Vilafranca ~ In The Dark ~ the source in between
Joel Ross ~ Kingmaker ~ Kingmaker
Suite Haus ~ Universal Beings ~ Makaya McCraven
Diana Reeves ~ One for My Baby ~ Good Night and Good Luck
Herbie Hancock ~ Maiden Voyage ~ Maiden Voyage
Herbie Hancock ~ Dolphin Dance ~ Maiden Voyage
Weather Report ~ Paladium ~ Heavy Weather
Walt Weiskopf ~ Scarlett Woman ~ The Way You Say It
Lucky Peterson ~ Misty ~ Tribute to Jimmy Smith
Dream Shanti ~ Danhya Deep ~ Music In Our Dreams

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