|Wow...a great set of NEW this week including Jazz Live San Diego alum Joe Chambers, Sara Gazarek, Al Jarreau, Mintzer Big Band, Eric Reed (doing Monk!), Mike Stern, and a trombone duo...YES! And we will be debuting as many of these as we can spin on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, June 11, 2012, 6 to 8 PM PT!|
JOE CHAMBERS – “MOVING PICTURES ORCHESTRA” (Legendary percussionist,
leading an all-star big band, recorded live, doing straight-ahead originals and jazz tunes).
RICK DAVIES – “SALSA NORTENA” (Latin grooves, with a mix of vocals and
MATT GARRISON – “BLOOD SONGS” (Sax player, leading a sextet, with some
others, doing mostly straight-ahead originals).
SARA GAZAREK – “BLOSSOM & BEE” (Female vocalist, with a mix of the Great
American Songbook and originals).
SYLVIA HARROLD AND THE RHYTHM KINGS – “THE SPIDER AND THE FLY”
(Female vocalist, swinging old-school, on standards and obscure tunes).
AL JARREAU – “AND THE METROPOLE ORKEST” (Legendary singer, doing many
of his familiar songs, backed by an orchestra, recorded live).
ROBERT MAGARIS QUINTET – “MORGAN REWIND” (Pianist, leading a quintet,
doing some Lee’s better and lesser known tunes, with a couple of originals).
BOB MINTZER BIG BAND – “FOR THE MOMENT” (Straight-ahead big band, doing
originals, standards and Brazilian tunes).
MOSSINGER – “THE NEW JERSEY SESSION” (Pianist, in a solo/trio/quartet setting,
doing a collection of edgy originals).
SUE RANEY – “LISTEN HERE” (Female vocalist, still in good voice, backed by Alan
Broadbent, doing a collection of standards).
ERIC REED – “THE BADDEST MONK” (Pianist, leading a quintet, in a collection of
Monk tunes, plus 2 originals).
MIKE STERN – “ALL OVER THE PLACE” (Guitarist, with an edgy set of straight-
ahead, contemporary and vocal tracks).
BOBBY STRENG’S HOUSE BIG BAND – “GETTING HOUSED, LIVE” (A mix of
straight-ahead and contemporary big band tracks).
TROMBARI – “THE DEVIL’S HOPYARD” (Progressive session, with Glenn Wilson
and Jim Pugh, doing all Thomas Chapin originals).