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!
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!!
Top 10 Countdown of the Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart, Monday, April 29, 2013: No. 1 for a second 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 (53 stations). Most added (+23) and the biggest gainer (+82) is Christian McBride & Inside Straight People Music (Mack Avenue). The highest debut of the week (No. 30) is Tommy Flanagan | Jaki Byard The Magic of 2 (Resonance).
What New at Jazz88.org?! Just the NEWS straight from the pages of Jazz88.org!
Coming up on TNJT (here's where a calendar would fit in nicely)...
Gilbert Castellanos "Federal Jazz Project" Score Music - Gilbert is bringing the new CD by TNJT TONIGHT in Hour 2 (around 7:20 PM PT) and we'll be playing tunes from it and chatting about the music, the project, and more!
2013-04-15 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: A great mix of instruments (sax, electric bass, drums, trumpet, flute, voice), familiar names (Douglas, Feinstein, Monheit, Peyroux, Rotondi), and new discoveries (Stephen Anderson, Nicole Mitchell) all being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week
Top 10 Countdown Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart Monday, April 15, 2013: No. 1 this week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Aaron Diehl The Bespoke Man’s Narrative (Mack Avenue). The most added (+23) and biggest gainer (+93) is Eldar Djangirov Trio Breakthrough (Motema). The week’s highest debut (No. 30) is Ben Sidran Don’t Cry For No Hipster (Nardis) and the most reported CDs (50 stations) are Monty Alexander Uplift 2 (Jazz Legacy Productions) and Eric Alexander Touching (HighNote).
2013-04-08 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: 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!
Top 10 Countdown of the Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart for April 8, 2013: The new No. 1 this week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart is Monty Alexander Uplift 2 (Jazz Legacy Productions). It’s also the most reported CD of the week (50 stations). Most added (+21) is Gerald Clayton Life Forum (Concord, added last week @Jazz88). Biggest gainers (+55) are Eric Alexander Touching (HighNote) and Nilson Matta Nilson Matta’s Black Orpheus (Motema). Top Debut (No. 26) is Mark Winkler The Laura Nyro Project (Cafe Pacific).