|In the Groove, Jazz and Beyond|
|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!
|Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:09:26 -0500|
This show pays tribute to the great jazz scene in Hartford and the jazz artists that have been brought through it's institutions like the Artist Collective, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, Hall High School and more. This is the first 2 hours of this show so many are not represented in this podcast. Perhaps I'll publish the balance of the show in a future podcast.
|Black History Month + Grammy Awards|
|Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:22:28 -0500|
The gem in this podcast is not music, but the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, surrounded by music from Hancock, Glasper and Joey D. Then we congratulate the winners of this years jazz Grammy Awards.
|Bring Back Pat|
|Sun, 10 Feb 2019 13:19:43 -0500|
A regular podcast listener from Italy emailed me to say how he enjoyed hearing episodes from a couple years ago featuring Pat Metheny. It's been a while since I had played these tunes, so I will feature them on this week's podcast. Also, more from Wynton, Duke, Wayne and Joe. Something new from Marc Carey as well.
|Wynton Duke and Pepper|
|Sun, 03 Feb 2019 13:10:37 -0500|
Celebrating Wynton Marsalis' appearance with Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra at Hartford's Bushnell Auditorium this week. Of course JALC would not be, had it not been for the work of Duke Ellington. The Beatles had an impact on modern popular music with the Sgt Pepper album and that is the subject of an Impulse Jazz release that covers songs from this groundbreaking record.
|Duke Wayne Sonny and more|
|Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:28:12 -0500|
This podcast features some of the true jazz masters of all time, Ellington, Shorter and Rollins. Also Frank Morgan and George Cables can be considered masters of this craft as well. Kurt Elling singing Dylan starts out this podcast. Throw in Kevin Harris with his interpretations of Bird, and we have a swingin' podcast.
|Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:30:39 -0500|
The gem of this podcast comes near the end with three tracks from an innovative take on the Beatles album Sgt. Pepper. Prior to that we have classic jazz from Oliver Nelson and Duke Ellington. Wayne Shorter stretches your imagination with artful noise. Chris Potter and Jonathan Barber bring a modern feel to this American artform, jazz.
|Review 2018 releases - Part 2|
|Sun, 13 Jan 2019 10:12:38 -0500|
This is part two of my 2018 review show. Here are some of my favorite jazz releases from last year.
|Review 2018 releases - Part 1|
|Sun, 06 Jan 2019 12:06:21 -0500|
This is part one of my 2018 review show. Here are some of my favorite jazz releases from last year. More to come in my next podcast.