Here are this week's new adds to the Jazz 88.3 music library. Lots of goodies as always! Be sure to tune into Vince Outlaw's New Jazz Thing to hear some cuts from these, in addition to a live interview with jazz singer and lyricist Lorraine Feather in the 7pm PT hour of the show!
Bobby Bradford – “Live in L.A.” (Brass and bass trio, doing progressive jams).
John Brown – “Quiet Time” (Bassist, leading a quintet in a straight-ahead session, as the title implies, of ballads).
Chris Brubeck – “Triple Play - Live At Zankel” (A very eclectic mix of tunes, folk and blues vocals, some of Chris’ Dad’s hits, with Dad sitting in, and some straight-ahead tunes).
Royce Campbell – “All Ballads And A Bossa” (Guitarist, leading a quartet, playing, as the title implicates, a mixture of originals and standards).
John Cocuzzi – “Groove Merchant” (Vibes-player, leading a sextet, in a straight-ahead collection of jazz tunes and standards).
Gene Ess – “A Thousand Summers” (Guitarist, featuring vocalist Nicki Parrott, doing the Great American Songbook and jazz tunes).
Jeff Hamilton Trio – “Red Sparkl” (A nice straight-ahead mix of old and new standards and originals by band members).
Ahmad Jamal – “Blue Moon” (Legendary pianist, doing originals, standards and jazz tunes).
Kathy Kosins – “To The Ladies of Cool” (Very nice set from this vocalist, paying tribute to June Christy, Anita O’Day, Chris Conner and Julie London).
Susan Krebs Band – “Everything Must Change” (Female vocalist, with a mix of standards and jazz tunes).
Adam Kromelow Trio – “Youngblood” (Very edgy piano trio music).
Jeff Lorber Fusion – “Galaxy” (Contemporary grooves from one of the pioneers of the style).
Hugh Masekela – “Jabulani” (Afro-groove vocals from a Master).
Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood – “In Case The World Changes Its Mind” (Quartet, recorded live, doing contemporary, edgy jams).
Wes Montgomery – “Echoes of Indiana Avenue” (Previously unreleased session from 1957-58).
Mark Sherman – “The L.A. Sessions” (Vibes player, leading an organ quartet, with straight-ahead standards, jazz tunes and originals).
Ricky Sweum – “More Than Imaginable” (Straight-ahead saxophone-led quartet, doing all originals).
Ian Tordella – “Tragic Comedy” (Tenor sax player, leading a progressive quintet, with local musicians).