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Iconic jazz represented in this podcast, from Cannonball Adderley, Jackie McLean and Coltrane among others. Also slipped in there are contemporary artists such as San Diego's alto saxophonist Chris Hollyday and harp/bass duet Brandee Younger with Dezron Douglas. Playlist Artist ~ Name ~ Album Cannonball Adderley & Nancy Wilson ~ The Old Country ~ N…
 
A wide variety of jazz styles are represented in this podcast; the second of year 2022. Playlist Artist ~ Name ~ Album Hotep Idris Galeta ~ King Tut's Strut ~ The Lost Singles - Single Christopher Hollyday ~ Kiss Me Right ~ Dialogue Johnathan Blake ~ Steppin' Out ~ Homeward Bound Steph Richards & Joshua White ~ Sacred Sea: Zephyr ~ Zephyr Joshua Re…
 
We continue our retrospective on 2021 releases. First we reach back a decade with the Cyrus Chestnut Trio from 2010. Then let's hear the title tracks from Emmet Cohen and Greg Abate's chart topping recordings from last year. CT trumpeter Nick Di Maria, Dave Holland, John McLaughlin are trending with jazz-fusion on their latest releases. Playlist Ar…
 
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…
 
We start with a set of Christmas classics as performed by some of my favorite jazz musicians. Next up is a set from the new 2021 remake of West Side Story, with the great soundtrack from Leonard Bernstein. That is followed by two Hartford graduates. Jimmy Greene pays tribute to his daughter Ana on the 9th anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings whi…
 
On vacation this week, away from my home-studio, so I am replaying this show from one year ago. Celebrating the jazz scene from East Coast to West Coast in this podcast episode. We have great new music and some classic jazz masters from NYC and Hartford to San Diego and LA. Playlist Artist ~ Name ~ Album Jen Allen ~ Begin Again ~ Sifting Grace Stan…
 
This post-bebop movement, often referred to as Hard Pop, began in the late 50's early 60's with the likes of Horace Silver, Kenny Durham and Hank Mobley. It continues today with modern players such as Kenny Garrett, Steve Davis and many more. Also in this set are SoCal favorites, Gerald Clayton and Irving Flores. Playlist Artist ~ Name ~ Album Kenn…
 
It's never to late to celebrate giving thanks, and we do so in today's episode. After beginning with Miles, we turn to the San Diego jazz scene with Joshua White and Chris Hollyday. Our post-holiday special concludes by celebrating thankfulness and food with two Hartford jazz greats Jimmy Greene and Atla Dechamplain, finishing with Monk. Playlist A…
 
Most of these tunes were inspired by music heard around town here in San Diego, covered by local musicians. Some great standards and other tunes in this week's podcast. Playlist Artist ~ Name ~ Album Hank Mobley ~ This I Dig Of You ~ Soul Station Brandee Younger ~ Reclamation ~ Somewhere Different Michael Brecker ~ The Nearness of You ~ Nearness of…
 
We start the show with three tracks from the 60's by Land, CT and Silver. That's followed by Hartford's Byrd and San Diego's Hollyday. Joel Frahm has a new trio album and we wrap it up with Martino's interpretation of Trane's Africa. Playlist Artist ~ Name ~ Album Harold Land Sextet ~ Compulsion ~ West Coast Blues! Clark Terry ~ Jazz Conversations …
 
Celebrating 7 million downloads over the 11+years that this podcast has been published weekly. Dave Holland and Miles Davis start the show with a pair of luck sevens. Next we pay tribute to guitar great Pat Martino who passed away this week. Young players, Mike Casey and Andrew Renfroe with a modern electric sound close out this show. Playlist Arti…
 
Another episode featuring the West Coast jazz scene. Classics from Harold Land, Wes and Nat "King" Cole start the set. Then we time travel to today's scene featuring Chris Hollyday, Andrew Renfroe. We finish with a Boston icon who recently moved out west, Jason Palmer. Playlist Artist ~ Name ~ Album Harold Land Sextet ~ Terrain ~ West Coast Blues! …
 
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