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From Jazz masters of past and present to emerging new artists performing modern jazz and fusion. No smooth jazz here!
 
JAZZ BOULEVARD is a weekly award-winning 2-hour jazz radio show produced in jazzy Montreal Quebec, Canada. On-air since 2004, each week host Moz Taylor mixes up a blend of the best jazz (the latest releases to classic tracks) with roots blues, acid jazz, and world music. The program is syndicated to community radio stations in Canada. For information, playlists, archived shows, and more, visit the show's website: www.jazzboulevard.ca Follow us on Twitter @JazzBoulevard
 
Two strikingly handsome middle-aged men get together every other week to discuss jazz in depth. Irreverent, irascible, engaged.
 
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Jazz After Dark
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Join jazz aficionado Don Shor as he explores the diverse and fascinating world of jazz. Jazz After Dark spans the gamut, from roots in boogie woogie, blues, and ragtime, through traditional and straight ahead jazz, soul jazz, bossa nova, and more.
 
A weekly survey of the top jazz albums of the week, hosted by Marcellus "The Bassman" Shepard and Kyle LaRue
 
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Big Band Serenade
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Big Band Serenade takes you back to the bigband era with shows of the best from the 1920s-1950s. A time when music was a part of the fabric of the American society. The radio made this music assessable to everyone. Relive each week the best Swing,Blues, Jazz, and those great singers from the golden age of music and radio. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Some great tenor sax players in the post millenium era kick off this episode. Then we go way back to celebrate the birthdays of Tatum, Gillespie, Harris. Wynton has a birthday too. PlaylistArtist ~ Track ~ AlbumJoshua Redman ~ Whittlin' ~ WishChris Potter ~ Ilimba ~ The Dreamer is the DreamMichael Brecker ~ Renaissance Man ~ Time is of the Esse ...…
 
JBRS #747 samples a half-dozen new jazz recordings from the likes of Brazilian guitarist Sergio Pereira, bassist Kent Miller, guitarist David Ullmann, percussionist Julian Gerstin, pianist Walter Gorra, and Montreal guitarist Sam Kirmayer. Recent releases and older material from Ella Fitzgerald help round out this slightly more Latin-spiced edi ...…
 
Jazz pianist and composer Randy Weston departed this earth earlier this year, so the boys devote an episode to his music (along with some discussion of arranger/trombonist Melba Liston, whose work was crucial to some of his best albums). Do we get too teleological? You be the judge. Randy Weston: UHURU AFRIKA; BLUE MOSES; SPIRIT OF OUR ANCESTOR ...…
 
You all know Cannonball, Monk and Blakey. The last two had birthdays last week and we celebrate those. It's likely you haven't heard Sarah Hanahan, a senior at Hartford's Jackie McLean Instute. After listening to this podcast you now have.You will want to hear more. The podcast begins with a classic rendition of Autumn Leaves and other great Ca ...…
 
JBRS #746 drops new recordings from vibes player Mike Freeman, trumpeter Joe Magnarelli’s latest quintet project, singer Alyssa Allgood’s new album Exactly Like You, and NY-based Israeli guitarist Gilad Hekselman’s trio project. Also, tracks from Dr Lonnie Smith, Robert Glasper, and older material from John Coltrane. Follow the program on twitt ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | Concord4 | Bob James | Espresso | Evolution Music3 | Count Basie Orchestra | All About That Basie | Concord2 | Boney James | Honestly | Concord1 | Yellowjackets | Raising Our Voice | Mack AvenueStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook.com/CoolJ ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Steve Turre | The Very Thought Of You | Smoke Sessions 9 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate Vibe 8 | Karrin Allyson | Some of That Sunshine | kasrecords7 | Jeff Lorber Fusion | Impact | Shanachie6 | Brian Simpson | Something About You | ShanachieStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook.com/C ...…
 
It's all Wonder in this week's podcast. There is a depth to these compositions that goes beyond most rock and pop artists. It's no *wonder* that jazz artists love to cover these tunes. Artist ~ Song ~ AlbumStevie Wonder ~ Summer Soft ~ Songs in the Key of LifeStevie Wonder ~ Love's In Need of Love Today ~ Songs In The Key of LifeJoe Farrell ~ T ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Bobby Sanabria | West Side Story Reimagined | Jazzheads 9 | Lindsey Webster | Love Inside | Shanachie 8 | Antonio Adolfo | Encontros – Orquestra Atlantica | AAM Music 7 | Boney James | Honestly | Concord 6 | Nils | Play | Baja/TSRNew Music Feature: Kandace Springs “Indigo” (Blue Note)Stay connected wi ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Karrin Allyson | Some of That Sunshine | kasrecords9 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate Vibe 8 | Bob James | Espresso | Evolution Music7 | Brian Simpson | Something About You | Shanachie6 | Nils | Play | Baja/TSRStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook.com/CoolJazzCountdown and @cooljazzcoun ...…
 
JBRS #745 samples new recordings from the NYSQ (New York Standards Quartet), West African guitarist Lionel Loueke, The Humanity Quartet, vibes player Stefon Harris, as well as a poetry-inspired album from pianist Helen Sung. Also includes Blues singer Rory Block, big band music from Brent Fischer and older material from B3 player Jimmy Smith. F ...…
 
Crazy, daddy-o - it's an episode devoted to experimental music. The boys start things off by interviewing Sarah Bernstein, who discusses her career in music, her various ongoing groups. and her new album Crazy Lights Shining. Afterwards the boys plunge into some hard-core experimental instrumental music, to see just how whiny Pat can get (spoil ...…
 
This week it's back to straight up jazz starting with a swingin' version of Autumn Leaves from Brother Jack McDuff on the B3. That's followed by new music from New Faces and Christian Sands. Great vocals up next from Jazzmeia Horn. Then back to classic jazz from Buster and Toots. Trumpeters Charles Toliver is coming to Hartford in November and ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | Concord4 | John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album | Impulse/Verve3 | Karrin Allyson | Some of That Sunshine | kasrecords2 | Verve Jazz Ensemble | Connect The Dots | LightGroove Media1 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate VibeStay ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Bobby Sanabria | West Side Story Reimagined | Jazzheads9 | Lindsey Webster | Love Inside | Shanachie8 | Antonio Adolfo | Encontros – Orquestra Atlantica | AAM Music 7 | Boney James | Honestly | Concord6 | Nils | Play | Baja/TSRStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook.com/CoolJazzCountdown and @co ...…
 
JBRS #744 includes new albums from tenor Sam Dillon, pianists Xavier Davis, and Jeb Patton. Also B3 player Ben Paterson’s new album recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s … recent releases from drummer Bernie Dressel’s Big Band, Montreal’s noZen quartet, and a set of classic tracks to start Hour Two. Follow the program on twitter – @JazzBoulevard. Full ...…
 
Much of this podcast features artists with jazz influences creating sounds that bend the genre lines. The music is unique and creative. This is particularly true with Jennifer Hartswick and Jacob Collier with Snarky Puppy. Also featured here is Gato Barbieri playing Santana and Marc Cary's Rhodes Ahead project. Also in the more traditional jazz ...…
 
This week’s show includes new and recent albums from saxophonist Amanda Gardier, Toronto drummer Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop group, older tracks from Chet Baker, and Johnny Hodges / Duke Ellington … as well as singers Cassandra Wilson, Diana Panton, and Vancouver’s Jennifer Scott. Follow the program on twitter – @JazzBoulevard. Full playlist at ...…
 
Fred Rogers never went to 'Nam - that's just one of the many insights we learn from interviewing the charming and talented Keri Johnsrud about her collaboration with pianist Kevin Bales based on songs written by the man we like to call "Cole Porter in a cardigan." After the interview, the boys discuss three other albums with at least a tangenti ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Antonio Adolfo | Encontros – Orquestra Atlantica | AAM Music4 | Chris Standring| Sunlight | Ultimate Vibe 3 | Karrin Allyson | Some of That Sunshinekasrecords2 | Verve Jazz Ensemble | Connect The Dots | LightGroove Media1 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | ConcordStay connected wit ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Cory Weeds Little Big Band | Explosion | Cellar Live9 | Nick Colionne | Just Being Me | Trippin’ In Rhythm 8 | John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album | Impulse / Verve 7 | Boney James | Honestly | Concord6 | Jonathan Butler | Close To You | Mack AvenueStay connected with us at http:// ...…
 
This podcast is dedicated to those affected by Hurricane Florence. Other notable music on this week's podcast is the release of Nexus by singer, trumpeter, songwriter Jennifer Hartswick, and new music from pianist Christian Sands and trumpeter Jason Palmer. PlaylistArtist ~ Track ~ AlbumTrombone Shorty ~ Hurricane Season ~ BackatownHerbie Hanck ...…
 
Welcome to the opening broadcast of our 15th year on air (hard to believe!) This week’s show includes new albums in from TO drummer Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop group, the piano trio of Connie Han, material from French horn player Ken Wiley, and a Big Band project led by drummer Bernie Dressel. Older material from Stan Getz & Charlie Bryd, and m ...…
 
Lots of Hammond B3 music from masters Jimmy Smith, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Charles Earland. Also are some of Hartford's favorites Nat Reeves, Mike Casey, Al Rivera and Steve Davis. We finish the podcast with a 4 song set of Jackie McLean tunes. PlaylistArtist ~ Track ~ AlbumJimmy Smith ~ Summertime ~ FourmostDr. Lonnie Smith ~ Too Damn Hot ~ Too D ...…
 
End of our Summer Series – An Encore Presentation of Jazz Boulevard. New programming returns next week launching our 15th season. Includes new projects from vocalist Carmen Lundy, drummer Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, an EP from GoGo Penguin, and guitarist Steve Khan. We continue to look at material from Christine & Ingrid Jensen’s latest project with gui ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Antonio Adolfo | Encontros – Orquestra Atlantica | AAM Music4 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate Vibe 3 | Bobby Sanabria | West Side Story Re-imagined | Jazzheads2 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | Concord1 | John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album | Impulse / ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Cory Weeds Little Big Band | Explosion | Cellar Live9 | Boney James | Honestly | Concord 8 | Verve Jazz Ensemble | Connect The Dots | Lightgroove Media7 | Nick Colionne | Just Being Me | Trippin’ In Rhythm6 | Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth | Young TurksStay connected with us at http://www.Facebo ...…
 
Is it chilly in here or is it just us? The bastards take on the coolest buffet of music yet on offer by this august podcast, so pry open that sweater drawer and grab a hot beverage. Pop matters also might xylophone the old neck bone, as Gillian Welch's "The Harrow and the Harvest" presents its own brand of folkie cool. The Necks – BODY: Evan Pa ...…
 
Amazing the number of jazz birthdays this past week. Bird, Prez, Alice, Wayne, Branford, Cecile... They are all represented in this week's podcast. PlaylistArtist ~ Track ~ AlbumCecile McLorin Salvant ~ Never Will I Marry ~ Dreams and DaggersCecile McLorin Salvant ~ You've Got to Give Me Some ~ Dreams and DaggersAlice Coltrane ~ Journey in Satc ...…
 
Summer Series – An Encore Presentation of Jazz Boulevard. New programming returns in September, launching our 15th season – This week includes latest projects from saxophonist Idit Shner, and pianist Ryan Slatko. Also material from the Montreal jazz scene: singer Susie Arioli, alto Remi Bolduc, and bassist Alex Bellegarde. Also, older material ...…
 
The highlight of this episode is my interview with bassist and educator Nat Reeves. First we hear a jazz fusion set with something new from Jonathan Barber and Noah Preminger-Rob Garcia, a trio of John Coltrane tunes, and one from Jackie McLean featuring Nat. To skip to the interview, go to 01:11 of this podcast. PlaylistArtist ~ Track ~ AlbumK ...…
 
Summer Series – An Encore Presentation of Jazz Boulevard. New programming returns in September, launching our 15th season – This week, new projects in from Bei Bei (Chinese Guzheng virtuoso), a rare unearthed recording from the Bill Evans Trio (with Gomez, DeJonette), and recent releases from the NYSQ, Spike Wilner Trio, and guitarist Steve Kha ...…
 
Even what sounds like a police raid in progress can't stop the bastards from discussing two brand new releases, along with a couple selections from the earlier 'aughts. Mike isn't happy about electric pianos, Pat finds a new Russian saxist to look out for, and the discussion's short (if not sweet) for a change. Sasha Mashin – OUTSIDE THE BOX; H ...…
 
We pay our respect to a true legend of American music, Aretha Franklin. She is surrounded in this podcast by jazz greats Coltrane, Elvin Jones, Weather Report and Chris Potter. Also newcomers Lauren Sevian, Troy Roberts and Dan Pugach. PlaylistArtist ~ Track ~ AlbumAretha Franklin ~ I Never Loved A Man ~ The Very Best of...Lauren Sevian ~ Squar ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Black Art Jazz Collective | Armor of Pride | High Note4 | Brian Simpson | Something About You | Shanachie3 | Antonio Adolfo | Encontros – Orquestra Atlantica | AAM Music2 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | Concord1 | John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album | Impulse ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Errol Garner | Night Concert | Mack Ave.9 | Vincent Ingala | Personal Touch | Shanachie8 | Cory Weeds Little Big Band | Explosion | Cellar Live7 | Nick Colionne | Just Being Me | Trippin’ In Rhythm 6 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate VibeStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook.com/CoolJazz ...…
 
Summer Series – An Encore Presentation of Jazz Boulevard. New programming returns in September, launching our 15th season – On this week’s show, we continue to look at a number of CDs released during the program’s summer hiatus, plus a sampling of projects just released, including: Montrealer Joe Sullivan’s new Big Band project, the latest from ...…
 
My podcast review of this year's Newport Jazz Festival. I feature some of the performances I most enjoyed at this years fest. For a complete review please check out the Hartford Jazz Society blog post: http://hartfordjazzsociety.com/2018/08/09/newport-jazz-fest-2018-soaking-in-the-jazz/ Photo Gallery: http://bit.ly/njf2018 PlaylistArtist ~ Trac ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Black Art Jazz Collective | Armor of Pride | High Note4 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | Concord3 | Boney James | Honestly | Concord2 | Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth | Young Turks1 | John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album | Impulse / VerveStay connected wi ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Eddie Henderson | Be Cool | Smoke Sessions9 | Nick Colionne | Just Being Me | Trippin’ In Rhythm8 | Corey Weeds Little Band | Explosion | Cellar Live7 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate Vibe 6 | Vincent Ingala | Personal Touch | ShanachieStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook.com/CoolJazzC ...…
 
Summer Series – An Encore Presentation of Jazz Boulevard. New programming returns in September, launching our 15th season – This week, a number of new releases including pianist Ben Markley’s Quartet, drummer Kobie Watkins latest, Korean pianist Bongwool Lee’s debut on Origin Records, the latest from Cory Weed’s Little Big Band. Also recent rel ...…
 
From chaos order as the boys realize that a couple of Pat's random LP haul both have a connection with the sexiest country and the rest of the episode just falls into place. Come for Pat's mispronunciations, stay for Mike's penetrating analysis of white man dancing on Letterman. Michel LeGrand – LEGRAND JAZZ; Circle - LIVE IN PARIS; Coleman Haw ...…
 
Summer Series – An Encore Presentation of Jazz Boulevard. New programming returns in September, launching our 15th season. Includes new projects in this week for singer Sarah Partridge (a tribute to Janis Ian), trumpeter Erik Jekabson, tenor Cory Weeds working with the Jeff Hamilton Trio, and pianist Spike Wilner’s trio. Older material from Jac ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Vincent Ingala | Personal Touch | Shanachie 4 | Joey Alexander | Eclipse | Motema3 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | Concord2 | Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth | Young Turks1 | John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album | Impulse / VerveStay connected with us at ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Eddie Henderson | Be Cool | Smoke Sessions9 | Boney James | Honestly | Concord8 | Nick Colionne | Just Being Me | Trippin’ In Rhythm7 | Black Art Jazz Collective | Armor of Pride | High Note6 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate VibeStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook.com/CoolJazzCountdow ...…
 
Refreshed from a two week vacation, I have assembled a playlist to satisfy any jazz lover. Beginning with the new Trane release, then a couple from Donald Byrd's Royal Flush. We follow with a more contemporary trumpeter, Jason Palmer with an extended piece. We pay homage to Henry Butler on his passing. Then new music from Geoffry Keezer, and a ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label5 | Dave Koz and Friends | Summer Horns II: From A to Z | Concord4 | Kenny Barron Quintet | Concentric Circles | Blue Note3 | Vincent Ingala | Personal Touch | Shanachie2 | Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth | Young Turks1 | John Coltrane | Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album | Impulse / VerveStay co ...…
 
Position | Artist | Album Title | Label10 | Bob Mintzer Big Band | New York Voices | Meeting of the Minds | MCG Jazz9 | Joey Alexander | Eclipse | Motema 8 | Nick Colionne | Just Being Me | Trippin’ In Rhythm7 | Chris Standring | Sunlight | Ultimate Vibe6 | Eddie Henderson | Be Cool | Smoke SessionsStay connected with us at http://www.Facebook. ...…
 
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