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2011 Grammy Winners
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 BlogAuthor: Marcus Rosario Posted on: February 13, 2012
We here at San Diego's Jazz 88.3 FM have compiled some of the Grammy winners that we've shown lots of air love for. In case you missed them, here are the winners that pertain to us.

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: “Forever” – Corea, Clarke & White [Concord Records]

Ron Dhanifu ~ “It’s hard to beat him because he’s such an instrumentalist.

Best Jazz Vocal Album: “The Mosaic Project” – Terri Lyne Carrington & V.A. [Concord Jazz]

Vince Outlaw ~ “I liked the variety.


Best Blues Album: “Revelator” – Tedeschi Trucks Band [Masterworks]


Best Folk Album: “Barton Hollow” – The Civil Wars [Sensibility Music LLC]

Best World Music Album: “Tassili” – Tinariwen [Anti Records]

Read full article at: 2011 Grammy Winners
2012-02-13 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Marcus Rosario Posted on: February 13, 2012
Here's this week's new adds to the music library. Be sure to tune into The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw for a chance to hear them first!

Jon Gold – “Bossa of Possibility” (Keyboardist, leading a variety of configurations, in a collection of Brazilian-tinged originals).


Sue Halloren  & Ken Hitchcock – “I Can Cook Too!" (Female vocalist, doing straight-ahead standards).

Sheila Jordan & Harvie S – “Yesterdays” (Female vocalist, with bass accompaniment, recorded in 1990, previously unreleased).

Jonathan Karrant – “On And On” (Local male vocalist, with local musicians, doing a collection of straight-ahead old and new standards).

Paul Van Kememande– “Who Is In Charge?” (International collective, doing a collection of edgy originals).

Jim Ketch – “A Distant View” (Trumpeter, leading a quintet, doing straight-ahead originals and jazz tunes).

Carmen Lundy – “Changes” (Female vocalist, doing mostly straight-ahead originals).

Paul McCartney – “Kisses On The Bottom” (Sir Paul, doing a commendable job on the Great American Songbook).
2012-02-06 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 3, 2012
Lots of new vocals (including friend of TNJT Ms. Feather!), Don Byron's new take on soul, and a great set by San Diegans led by Danny Weller (who will be on TNJT 2/27/12!)...lots of great new adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week! We will be debuting as many as we can on The New Jazz Thing, Monday February 6, 2011!

Ehud Asherie With Harry Allen – “Upper West Side” (Very nice set of straight-ahead duets
on standards).

Patrick Butler – “Solar Sailing” (Mix of traditional and contemporary sounds).

Don Byron New Gospel Quintet – “Love, Peace and Soul” (Soulful vocal set).

Lorraine Feather – “Tales of the Unusual” (Female vocalist, singing straight-ahead, featuring, as usual, her own witty lyrics).

Audiophile Audition (John Henry): "There are so many female jazz vocalists recording today; it takes something really special in the way of voice, song selection, lyrics or instrumentation to interest me.  Lorraine Feather has it."

Honolulu Jazz Quartet – “Remembrance - Live At The Triple Door” (Straight-ahead originals, with one vocal track).

Don Mark’s Fire Escape – “In A New Light” (Contemporary grooves on familiar tunes by this sax player).

Nick Mazzarella Trio – “This Only A Test: Live At The Hungry Brain” (Sax, bass and drum trio doing progressive originals).

Tomas Ramirez – “Tres” (Saxophonist, leading a quartet, doing a funky collection of originals).

Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio – “The 11th Gate” (Trombone, organ and drum trio, doing a collection of straight-ahead originals).

Catherine Russell – “Strictly Romancin’” (Steely Dan backup singer, doing all straight- ahead vocals, vintage style).

Jane Sscheckter – “Easy To Remember” (Female singer, doing all straight-ahead vocals, vintage style).

Triosence With Sara Gazarek– “Where Time Stand Still” (Straight-ahead vocals on all nice originals tunes).

Trio Subtonic – “I’ll Meet You There Tomorrow” (Contemporary collection of originals).

Steve Tyrell – “I'll Take Romance” (Male singer, with a mix of old and new standards).

Elio Villafranca & Arturo Stable – “Dos Y Mas” (Pianist and mutli-percussionist, pairing for a session that comes out straight-ahead).

Hristo Vitchev/Weber Lago – “Hartmony” (Guitar/piano duet, doing all acoustic originals).

Ernie Watts – “Oasis” (Saxophonist, leading a quartet in straight-ahead originals standards and new standards).

Doug Webb – “Swing Shift” (Saxophonist, leading an edgy session, with mostly originals and a couple of standards).

Danny Weller – “Third Story” (Local bassist, with local musicians, doing a collection of edgy originals).
Brent Fischer, Son of Clare Fischer, on The New Jazz Thing Monday February 6 2012
Blog Name: The New Jazz Thing with Vince OutlawAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: February 3, 2012
Brent Fischer, leader of the Clare Fischer Big Band and son of the recently departed Clare Fischer, will be chatting about the bands new album "Continuum" (nominated for a 2012 Grammy for Best Instrumental Arrangement for a tune "In The Beginning"), his career, and the legacy of Clare Fischer on The New Jazz Thing, Monday, February 6, 2012 6-8 PM PT.



Here's some information Brent sent us about the memorial service for his father this weekend...

Below is an advance copy of the announcement going out tonight.  Please help spread the word--it won't be the last appearance of any of the Clare Fischer Bands but it will be the final appearance of my father, I'm very sorry to say.  All of my contact info is also below.

The memorial service for Dr. Clare Fischer is open to the public.

 

Saturday, February 4th

 

11 A.M.
Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills
(across from Burbank Studios)

 

in the beautiful Hall of Liberty

 

Visitation/viewing will begin at 10 A.M.
Full details of the program will be available at www.clarefischer.comand www.forestlawn.com as of Tuesday, January 31st.

 

6300 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068


2012-01-30 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 29, 2012
Vocals, contemporary, straight-ahead and avant guitar...even a previously unreleased session from legends Thielemans and Grappelli! Lots of great new adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, which we will be debuting on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, January 30, 2012, 6-8 PM PT! Listen Now!

GERRY BEAUDOIN – “THE RETURN” (Guitarist, leading a straight-ahead session of mostly originals, with a couple of standards).

CYNTHIA KAAY BENNETT – “DREAMS OF YOU” (Female vocalist, singing straight-ahead, tunes familiar and unfamiliar).

DARK CHOCOLATE – “CAPER” (Eclectic mix of contemporary vocals…mostly vocalese).

JOSE GARCIA – “SONGS FOR A LIFETIME: LIVE” (Male vocalist, doing primarily the Great American Songbook).

STEPHANE GRAPPELLI/TOOTS THIELEMANS – “BRINGING IT TOGETHER” (Previously unreleased recording of straight-ahead standards).

JOSH LEVINSON SEXTET – “CHAUNCEY STREET” (Trumpeter, leading a straight- ahead set of originals).

MCG JAZZ ALL-STARS – “HILL DISTRICT BEAT: A TRIBUTE TO TEENIE HARRIS” (Straight-ahead session paying tribute to one of Pittsburgh’s own).

MICHAEL MUSILLANI TRIO + 4 – “METTLE” (Guitarist, leading an avant-garde session of originals).

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA AND C.U.B.A. – “AREA 52” (Mostly progressive Latin big band sounds).

FRANK RUSSELL – “CIRCLE WITHOUT END” (Bassist, leading a funky, contemporary session).

PAUL SERRATO – “ALTERNATIONS: SOLO AND COLLECTIVE EXPRESSIONS” (Pianist, alternating quartet and solo originals).

SHARMAN – “UNCONDITIONALLY” (Female vocalist, doing mostly straight-ahead originals, with electric piano).
2012-01-23 Adds to The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw Posted on: January 23, 2012
Lots of great new Jazz music flowing into Jazz 88 in 2012! Here are the New ones to be added and featured on The New Jazz Thing, Monday, January 23, 2012, 6-8PM PT!

AMY CERVINI – “DIGGING ME DIGGING YOU” (Female vocalist, doing a mix of familiar and obscure standards, backed by some great musicians).

LIZ CHILDS – “TAKE FLIGHT” (Female vocalist doing some fresh takes on the Great American Songbook).

MEREDITH D’AMBROSIO – “BY MYSELF” (Female vocalist/pianist, doing the Arthur Schwartz songbook).

HANS GLAWISCHNIG – “JAHIRA” (Bassist, leading a pianoless trio, doing mostly originals).

VINNY GOLIA QUARTET – “TAKE YOUR TIME” (Sax/trumpet pianoless quartet, doing all progressive originals).

CHARLIE HADEN/HANK JONES – “COME SUNDAY” (Bass/piano duet, doing religious songs).


BILL KING’S RHTYHM EXPRESS – “BEAT STREET” (Sextet, doing a mix of straight-ahead and contemporary originals).

AARON KOPPEL QUARTET – “MUTLIVERSE” (Eclectic mix of contemporary/traditional/progressive).

N.C.C.U. JAZZ COMBOS AND BRASS ENSEMBLE – “SLIGHTLY BLUED” (College band doing a nice an admirable job on a selection of jazz tunes).

THE SOUL REBELS – “UNLOCK YOUR MIND” (Contemporary brass band, with vocals, doing a mix of originals and a couple of new standards).

TANIA MARIA – “TEMPO” (Brazilian pianist/vocalist, in a duet with bassist Eddie Gomez, doing some brazilian vocals and instrumentals).

NEW WORLD JAZZ PROJECT – “BRAVE NEW WORLD” (Quintet, doing a mostly contemporary mix of originals and new standards).

TRIO M – “THE GUEST HOUSE” (Mark Dresser, Myra Melford and Matt Wilson doing an edgy mix of originals).

RICHARD UNDERHILL – “FREE SPIRIT” (Sax player, leading a quintet, doing all straight-ahead originals).

TOM WETMORE – “THE DESIRED EFFECT” (Electric piano, doing a collection of originals)

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