The Lisa Hilton Trio is performing tonight, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, during Jazz Live San Diego, 8 to 10 PM PT and whether you are at the Saville or listening live in San Diego and around the world, you can share what you think about the show before, during, and after...we will!
Monday, April 21, 2014 - Allison Adams Tucker "April In Paris" CD and Release Party Preview: Allison Adams Tucker will be releasing her new album "April In Paris" on June 3, 2014 and will first be playing CD Release Party on April 26, 2014 at The Loft at UCSD to commenmorate both the disc and "Jazz Appreciation Month". We'll get to chat with Allison and hear music from the New disc first on The New Jazz Thing!
Monday, May 27, 2014 -
Anna Danes "Longing" and 5/30/14 CD Release Concert Interview. Local vocalist with her debut CD will be performing at Cedros Social Club in Solana Beach on Friday, May 30, 2014 with many of the musicians from the new disc.
Robin Adler and Dave Blackburn "Joni Mitchell's Hejira" Performance Preview: On June 1st Robin Adler and her band Mutts of the Planet will be performing Joni Mitchell's Hejira album. They have a fantastic 9 piece band for this show including Grammy winning guitarist Jamie Kime from L.A. We are also flying in bassist Kevin Hennessy, Peter Sprague's bassist for many years, from Missouri to hold down the Jaco parts. Robin and her husband, Dave Blackburn, may be performing live in studio.
After the split, Top 10 Countdown replay/links, 2014.4.14 Adds @Jazz88, Previously on TNJT, Playlist screenshot, more...
Anxious to dig into some New Jazz Music to kick off the 3rd week of Jazz Appreciation Month, April 14, 2014, with highlights sure to come from Eric Alexander, The Bad Plus, Alan Broadbent, Abdullah Ibrahim, The L.A. Treasures Project (featuring Jazz Live Alum Ernie Andrews), Eric Reed, Jessica Williams AND San Diego's own Peter Sprague with a new vocal album featuring Kevyn Lettau and Leonard Patton. And maybe something New and fresh will catch your ear! The full list with additional notes from the Jazz 88 Music Directors after the split, along with your chance to comment on the New!
Garrett Morris "Black Creole Chronicles" Interview: Blues and Comedy performer, night club entrepreneur, actor, and original Saturday Night Live cast member Garrett Morris joins us to talk about his new release "Black Creole Chronicles".
Jamie Shadowlight "West Side Story" Preview: San Diego Violinist Jamie Shadowlight drops in to chat about her upcoming March 28, 2014 performance of the music of "West Side Story" featuring 2014 San Diego Music Award Jazz, Jazz Album, and Artist of the Year trumpter Gilbert Castellanos, Jazz 88.3 All Star pianist Mikan Zlatcovich, and others.
2014.3.24 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: Lots of great New names (B.F.G., Anna Danes, Brian Charette,...), some familiar ones (Christian Jacob...TNJT Alum, Zan Stewart), and even a local one (Michael Dessen), all in the mix of New being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week.
The New #Jazz Giveaways this week: BAND OF BONES – “CARAVAN” and ZAN STEWART – “THE STREET IS MAKING MUSIC”. Tune in and listen for your chance to call 619-388-3162 and pick up some NEW!
Top 10 Countdown of the Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart for March 24, 2014: The No. 1 and most reported (56 stations) CD for a third consecutive week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is George Cables Icons and Influences (HighNote). Most added (+23) is Mike Longo Trio Step On It (CAP). The week’s biggest gainer (+103) and highest debut (No. 17) is Bruce Barth Daybreak (Savant).
Lots of great New names (B.F.G., Anna Danes, Brian Charette,...), some familiar ones (Christian Jacob...TNJT Alum, Zan Stewart), and even a local one (Michael Dessen), all in the mix of New being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week. Listen for spins of these by all your favorite Jazz 88 hosts in the days to come and check out their DEBUT on The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw, Monday, 6 to 8 PM PT, March 24, 2014! You can check out the full list below with additional annotations and leave a comment below the split...so click that link!
Wayne Riker (CD Baby, iTunes) "Groovin' With The Top Brass" Interview - San Diego Guitarist continues his roll of swinging discs with a new one featuring the grooviest of San Diego Jazz musicians including Gilbert Castellanos, Rob Thorsen, Lori Bell, and more! We'll be listening and chatting in Hour 2 of The New (7-8 PM PT)!
Top 10 Countdown of the Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart for March 17, 2014: The No. 1 and most reported (61 stations) CD for a second week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is George Cables Icons and Influences (HighNote). Most added (+28) is Ambrose Akinmusire The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint (Blue Note). The biggest spincrease (+87) and highest debut (No. 21) is Javon Jackson Expression (Smoke Sessions).