Among the treats in the batch of New being added at Jazz 88 this week includes Big Band music featuring Jeff Hamilton, new solo work from The Bad Plus' drummer Dave King, the Harris / Sanchez / Scott "Ninety Miles" guys go Live, and piano legend Mike Longo pays tribute to Diz (his once collaborator) and Miles! Here it all debuted on Monday Night, October 8, 2012, 6-8 PM PT, on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw! Complete list of the New after the split...in the meantime...
Here's a taste from Ninety Miles, Live at Cubadisco...
ALBARE – “LONG WAY” (Guitarist, backed by some familiar names, doing all
DAN BLOCK – “DUALITY” (Reed player, in a various collection of duets, all original
ED CHERRY – “IT’S ALL GOOD” (Session guitarist, leading his own guitar/organ trio,
doing straight-ahead jazz tunes and 2 originals).
BRANDI DISTERHEFT – “GRATITUDE” (Female bassist/vocalist, backed by an all-
star band, doing mostly straight-ahead originals).
JEFF HAMILTON WITH THE DePAUL UNIVERISTY JAZZ ENSEMBLE – “TIME
PASSES ON” (Drummer, in a big band setting, doing originals and standards).
STEFON HARRIS/DAVID SANCHEZ/CHRISTIAN SCOTT – “NINETY MILES
LIVE AT CUBADISCO” (All-star trio, recorded live in Havana, doing originals and
DAVE KING – “I’VE BEEN RINGING YOU” (Drummer, leading a trio, doing an edgy
mix of standards and originals).
CHRISSIE LOFTUS – “YOUNG HEARTS” (Female vocalist, with fresh takes on old
and new standards).
MIKE LONGO – “A CELEBRATION OF DIZ AND MILES” (Pianist, leading a trio, in
a straight-ahead live session).
POLARITY – “KING OF HEARTS” (Sextet, with a mix of straight-ahead and
JORDAN YOUNG – “CYMBAL MELODIES” (Drummer-led quartet with nice,
straight-ahead versions of old and new standards, and originals).