Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This Week
|Some great new added by Joe, including the Marcus Shelby, Lisa Hilton...will be interesting to hear the Marcus Miller and Omar Hakim/Rachel Z things. You can hear a lot of this for the first time on radio weekly on The New Jazz Thing (http://TNJT.com), 6-8 PM PT Thursdays on Jazz 88.3 FM and http://Jazz88.org|
NEW THIS WEEK FOR 2/3/11
HERB ALPERT & LANI HALL – “I FEEL YOU” (Mostly vocal album, with a
MATIJA DEDIC TRIO – “MD IN NYC” (Piano trio, with a mixed bag of standards and
originals, quiet tunes and progressive jams).
PHIL DeGREG – “AMAZONAS” (Nice Brazilian grooves on originals, jazz tunes and
MIKE DiRUBBO – “CHRONOS” (Saxophone-organ trio, with an edgy groove to it,
doing all originals).
OMAR HAKIM/RACHEL Z – “THE TRIO OF OZ” (Piano trio, doing jazz versions of
tunes by Alice in Chains, Coldplay, Depeche Mode and the like).
LISA HILTON – “UNDERGROUND” (Typically nice release from this pianist, doing all
her own compositions).
AMY LONDON – “LET’S FLY” (Female vocalist doing standards and jazz tunes. Nice
GENE LUDWIG – “LOVE NOTES OF COLE PORTER” (Great jams on Porter tunes by
this organist, who died last year. Various band configurations).
MARCUS MILLER – “A NIGHT IN MONTE CARLO” (Bassist, backed by the Monte
Carlo Philharmonic, with a mixed bag of contemporary, straight-ahead and Brazilian
NEW YORK ELECTRIC PIANO – “KEYS TO THE CITY, VOLS. 1 & 2” (Double disc
release of vocals on one, and progressive instrumentals on the two).
MARCUS SHELBY ORCHESTRA – “SOUL OF THE MOVEMENT” (Mostly vocal
big band recordings of songs made famous during the Civil Rights Movement).
DENNIS TAYLOR – “STEPPIN’ UP” (Saxophone/organ trio, funky but straight-ahead
versions of originals and new standards).
DOUG WEBB – “RENOVATIONS” (Another outstanding, straight-ahead quartet
release by this saxophonist, doing all standards).
|NEW THIS WEEK FOR 1/27/11 - I'll be featuring a lot of this music for the first time on Jazz Radio Thursday, January 26, 2011 on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw (http://jazz88.org/Programs/The_New_Jazz_Thing/, Blog http://TheNewJazzThing.com)|
ERNESTINE ANDERSON – “NIGHTLIFE” (Legendary singer, backed by an all-star
band, recorded live).
STEVE COLE – “MOONLIGHT” (Saxophonist, backed by strings, doing old and new
SHAWN COSTANTINO – “WALTZ FOR ANNIE” (Multi-reed player, doing an edgy
mix of originals and standards).
MAC GOLLEHON – “STRAIGHT AHEAD” (Trumpeter, with a lot of overdubs, doing
originals and standards, with a great back up band).
ROBERT HURST – “BOB YA HEAD” (Very eclectic mix of contemporary, bass solos
and word jazz).
GRACE KELLY/PHIL WOODS – “MAN WITH THE HAT” (The two aloists, with a
great rhythm section, doing a straight-ahead mix of originals and standards).
TOM LUER – “PROJECT POPULAR” (Sax player, doing an edgy mix of all original
NANCY MARANO – “MAGIC” (Female vocalist, doing mostly the Great American
Songbook, backed by an all-star band).
CAROLYN NELSON – “COME A LITTLE CLOSER” (Female vocalist, doing
standards and jazz tunes).
JAIMEE PAUL – “MELANCHOLY BABY” (Female vocalist, doing old and new
JEREMY PELT – “THE TALENTED MR. PELT” (Trumpet/sax quintet, with a
collection of great, straight-ahead originals).
“SEVENTH HEAVEN” – (Various group configurations, doing all straight-ahead
DIEGO URCOLA – “APPRECIATION” (Trumpeter, with original tunes paying tribute
to his favorite artists).
MARTY WILLIAMS – “LONG TIME COMIN” (Male pianist/vocalist, doing jazz tunes
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NEW THIS WEEK FOR 1/20/11
ELLIOTT CAINE SEXTET – “HIPPIE CHICKS ON ACID” (Relatively straight-ahead
quintet recording, recorded live, some edgy sax work).
JAKE FRYER/BUD SHANK – “IN GOOD COMPANY” (Bud’s last recording, with
fellow alto player. Magnusson, Wofford and Joe LaBarbera in the band).
CHANTALE GAGNE – “WISDOM OF THE WATER” (Pianist, backed by Joe Locke,
Peter Washington and Lewis Nash, doing mostly original compositions).
JOEL HARRISON’S STRING CHOIR – “THE MUSIC OF PAUL MOTIAN” (Guitar
and strings, doing Motian’s music. Strictly nights-only).
THE JAZZ PROFESSORS – “”LIVE FROM THE U.C.F.-ORLANDO JAZZ
FESTIVAL” (Teachers at UCF, some familiar names, doing standards).
JAZZVOX – “IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD” (A variety of singers, some familiar,
some not, backed by pianists and guitarists, doing all standards).
JOE LOVANO/US FIVE – “BIRD SONGS” (Saxophonist, in a fairly straight-ahead
session, paying tribute to Charlie Parker).
DAVE MILLER TRIO – “RAPTURE” (Piano trio, doing standards and jazz tunes).
MARTY NAU GROUP – “MOOD EBONY” (Clarinetist, playing straight-ahead. Some
originals, some standards).
NOAH PREMINGER – “BEFORE THE RAIN” (Saxophone-led quartet, doing originals
and standards, in a progressive manner).
MARK WEINSTEIN – “JAZZ BRASIL” (Flutist, doing originals and jazz tunes, with a
hint of latin flavor).
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