Today, May 14, 2013 is, believe it or nutz, the 15th anniversary of the death of the Chairman of the Board, Ol’ Blue Eyes, the Hoboken Hurricane, the Ring-a-Ding-Ding Singer, the Saloon Tune Tycoon, the Sage of the Stage, the King Kong of Song, the Italian Rapscallion — for gawd’s sake, somebody stop me...
Wayne Riker: San Diego guitarist and TNJT alum has a new disc out, "Kindred Souls" (SD Troubadour Review), will break news on the upcoming 2014 CD already in the final planning stage, and a unique one-man show in the works, among other New Things!
Ben Wanicur: Another San Diegan, this time a bassist, making new music on his latest release "The Excluded Middle" which he will be releasing at a CD party on Friday, May 17 at Dizzy's San Diego (review and info on CD release show). We'll get to know Ben and chat about all this and more!
The title and theme of my show on Sunday, May 12, 2013 (3-5 p.m. PDT) is “Deja Entendu”. You know that “deja vu” (French for “already seen”) is that strange feeling that you’ve experienced something in the exactly the same way before. “Deja Entendu” is the sense that you’ve heard something before. The theme was inspired by an email I received in February from Erie, Pennsylvania-based jazz guitarist and music store proprietor Jim Lynch. He was listening to the streaming version of my show when I aired pianist Benny Green’s tune, “Benny's Crib”. Until I identified the artist and the track, Jim assumed that he was listening to an interesting arrangement of the Jimmy Giuffre composition, “Four Brothers”.
Kristin Korb! In Hour 2 of the New, this Bassist, Vocalist, Composer, Former San Diegan, International Mom, and MORE has a new disc out and is coming West to play it Live...and we'll chat about all that and MORE!
2013-05-06 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: There are lots of great new Jazz music being added the week of May 6, 2013 in the Jazz 88 Music Library, from names familar (Calderazzo, Gardony, Locke, Redman, Tyrell), new (Celenza, Latz, Blesset), and a-tad-out-of-place (Calhoun, as in Will from rock band Living Colour).
Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart for Monday, May 6, 2013 - Top 10 Countdown!! Three-peat for Giacomo! No. 1 for a third straight week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Giacomo Gates Miles Tones: Sings The Music Of Miles Davis (Savant); the CD is again also the most reported (49 stations). Tied for most added (+18) with Don Braden / Julie Michels Project Come Together (JH Productions) and the biggest gainer (+98) is Christian McBride & Inside Straight People Music (Mack Avenue). The highest debut of the week (No. 25) is Michael Dease Coming Home (D-Clef).
What's New at Jazz 88! The headlines straight from the pages of http://Jazz88.org, a look at who's sharing what on FB, Twitter, G+, other social netherlands, and what's coming up on The New Jazz Thing!
Coming up on The New Jazz Thing...
TNJT Monday, May 13, 2013 - Ben Wanicur and Wayne Riker - San Diego Jazz continues to have a great 2013, with great new discs from dudes who play (not often enough) in the BIG SD! Both of these artists will be LIVE IN STUDIO (and webcast, tech gods willing) NEXT MONDAY!!
There are lots of great new Jazz music being added the week of May 6, 2013 in the Jazz 88 Music Library, from names familar (Calderazzo, Gardony, Locke, Redman, Tyrell), new (Celenza, Latz, Blesset), and a-tad-out-of-place (Calhoun, as in Will from rock band Living Colour). The full list is after the split, but here's a swinging teaser from Calhoun's new "Life In This World"...