Lots of familiar (David Chesky, Fred Hersch, Charnett Moffett, Barbara Morrison...Jazz Live alum!, Eldar Djangirov, Frank Vignola, Phil Woods) and not so familiar (Larry Carlton / Robben Ford leading a band, Molly Ringwald doing "Don't You Forget About Me") plus a whole lot more NEW being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week. We will debuting a bunch of it on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, April 8, 2013, 6-8PM PT! The complete list is after the split, but here is a clip of Danny Janklow (new disc "Recurring Dreams") playing his tune "Flipside"with Eric Reed...
New music from, among others, Gerald Clayton, The Greyboy Allstars, Lisa Hilton, Ex-San Diegan Kristan Korb, and Edward Simon added the week of Monday, April1, 2013. The full list after the split...no foolin'
Geoffrey Keezer will be stopping by during Hour 2 (7PM PT) of The New Jazz Thing on Monday, April 8, 2013, 6 to 8 PM PT to chat about his upcoming solo recording release "Heart of the Piano"...and we will be debuting some of the new music for the FIRST TIME EVER ON RADIO! We will also be talking about the DVD-recording performance of the music happening at Jazz Live San Diego on April 9, 2013. Really excited!
Keezer‟s 2009 venture, “Áurea,” is a recording of folkloric South American music mixed with jazz and was nominated for a Grammy award in the “Best Latin Jazz Album” category.
In 2010, Keezer was again nominated for a Grammy for his arrangement of “Don‟t Explain” for singer Denise Donatelli.
Geoffrey Keezer started out as a drummer, but moved to piano out of necessity while doing regular gigs with his father who played drums.
“An amazing guitarist… unique and beautiful music–and best of all–very original.” (Pat Metheny)
Voted #2 Guitarist in the 2012 Downbeat Rising Stars poll.
2013-03-25 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: Lots of funky, original, heavy, large, previously unreleased, creative/progressive, exotic, energized, melodic, driving New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88 music library this week
Top 10 Countdown Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart March 25, 2013: There’s a new No. 1 again this week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart: Harvie S with Kenny Barron Witchcraft (HighNote). Most added (+20) and the biggest gainer (+58) is Eric Alexander Touching (HighNote). The week’s highest debut (No. 36) is Robert Hurst Bob A Palindrome (Be Bob Records) and the most reported CD (45 stations) at No. 2 is Terri Lyne Carrington Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue (Concord).
Lots of funky, original, heavy, large, previously unreleased, creative/progressive, exotic, energized, melodic, driving New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88 music library this week and we'll be debuting it all on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, 6-8 PM PT, Monday, March 25, 2013. And there's even what's being dubbed the first Jazz cover of a Justin Bieber tune! Here's a bit from the new Jacky Terrasson disc "Gouache"...the full list is after the split...
On The New Jazz Thing for Monday, March 18, 2013...
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2013.3.18 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library - ou can't say that Jazz Vocalists are not trying their hardest to get their New out there...out of 11 New Adds To the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, 5 are vocalists! We've got vocal tributes to Miles and Laura Nyro among the bunch, along with new from Eric Alexander, Cory Weeds, David Weiss and more!
Top 10 Countdown from the Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart for Monday, March 18, 2013 - There’s a new No. 1 on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart: Terri Lyne Carrington Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue (Concord). The most added CD (+22), biggest gainer (+134 spins) and highest debut (No. 18) is Aaron Diehl The Bespoke Man’s Narrative (Mack Avenue). Still the most reported CD (51 stations) and at No. 2 is Jackie Ryan Listen Here (OpenArt).