|In the Groove, Jazz and Beyond|
|JMac Birth Anniversary Pt 1|
|Sun, 19 May 2019 13:29:20 -0500|
A 2 part podcast broadcast on Jackie McLean's birth date. Lots of JMac interspersed with exceptional new music from Godwin Louis and Matt Dwonszyk. Great guitar work from Wes Montgomery and Kenny Burrell represented here.
|Sun, 12 May 2019 08:31:55 -0500|
This episode has a very Spring-like sound to it, punctuated by Eric Reed's unique slow take of Hubbard's Up Jumped Spring, and Spring by Holographic Principle. Also, more local (Hartford) new releases by Matt Dwonszyk, Trombeatz and Stevie D.
|Sun, 05 May 2019 09:28:05 -0500|
It the middle of this episode, a treasure trove of new releases by Hartford based musicians. Congrats to Steve Davis on achieving the top spot on the jazz charts with his new album. Bassist Matt Dwonszyk premiers his new album, and Bisantz & Nakhimovsky debut their album, Love's Tango. We have other tunes from the likes of Milt Jackson, Kenny Garrett, Wayne Shorter and more.
|Sun, 28 Apr 2019 10:14:33 -0500|
To my daughter Rachel and Maddie, her new baby girl. The opening set has special meaning, with Metheny, McFerrin and Getz. Following are two of the brightest young bassists to come out of the Hartford area; Matt Dwonszyk and Dezron Douglas, with new albums showing their stuff. We've also got music from veteran alto sax players Garrett and Abate.
|Apr 5 2019 Broadcast p2|
|Sun, 21 Apr 2019 09:52:49 -0500|
A mix of music, mostly new and much with Hartford roots. The second half features two from recently departed Roy Hargrove, and a trio of selections from K Jarrett's various ensembles.
|Apr 5 2019 Broadcast p1|
|Sun, 14 Apr 2019 09:14:09 -0500|
A broad range of jazz music that I aired a couple of weeks ago. No particular theme here, just music that represents many facets of Jazz from hard-bop (Toots, Byrd, Burrell), early fusion (Miles, Herbie) to new music with its own fresh sounds (Godwin Louis, Joey Alexander).
|Funk R&B Soul Straight Ahead|
|Sun, 07 Apr 2019 09:22:23 -0500|
Following last weeks funky podcast, we will mix it up with funk, soul, R&B and we won't leave out straight ahead jazz. We'll even throw in hard rocker Jimi Hendrix playing a jazzy tune. This is the second half of last week's broadcast radio show.
|Full of Funk|
|Sun, 31 Mar 2019 09:21:28 -0500|
The title says it all. This episode is full of funky jazz tunes. Funk takes many forms and we will explore some examples. Beginning with Les McCann's timeless expression of outrage. Then from Jazz/Rock fusion of the 70"s to new music that continues the tradition of blending jazz artistry with electronics and funk beats. Finally Dave Liebman pays homage to the man that innovated fusion.
|Spring is Here 2019|
|Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:08:49 -0500|
This podcast is all about Spring and music. That's all I'll say. Have a listen.
|Roy and Charles birthdays|
|Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:40:28 -0500|
As we did last week, we begin with the birthdays of legendary jazz artists. Roy Haynes reached the golden age of 94, while Charles Lloyd is 81. Also of note are new albums by Steve Davis, Dezron Douglas, Jim Snidero and Jason Palmer. We finish this week's episode on a cool note with piano great Bill Evans.
|GC BD 84YRS|
|Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:09:08 -0500|
This episode kicks off with sax great George Coleman on his 84th birthday. That follows with a trio of piano trios; Bud, Duke, Fred. Then we venture into fusion world ending with Dave Liebman's tribute to Miles' On The Corner.
|March 1 2019 Broadcast|
|Sun, 03 Mar 2019 10:32:24 -0500|
A random selection of tunes this week, going from classic jazz to Brazilian compositions, Cuban big bands and new fusion. Hope you dig!