|Happy Inaugural International Jazz Day!!! Here is the historic lineup of NEW Adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library for this week and that we will be featuring on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, April 30, 2012 between 6 and 8 PM PT!|
TODD BISHOP GROUP – “THE MUSIC OF ORNETTE COLEMAN: LITTLE
PLAYED LITTLE BIRD” (Drummer-led quartet featuring a beautiful set of rarely heard
gems from Ornette Coleman’s catalog. Origin Records release).
KYLE BRUCKMANN’S WRACK – “CRACKED REFRACTION” (Oboist/
English horn player leading a progressive chamber ensemble (Wrack) with unusual
instrumentation. Porter Records release).
ROMAIN COLLIN – “THE CALLING” (Edgy piano trio, doing mostly originals).
SARAH ELGETI QUINTET – “INTO THE OPEN” (Danish female reed player, leading
a variety of ensembles in original material).
STEVE KUHN TRIO – “WISTERIA” (Piano trio recording, doing mostly straight-ahead
DAVIE LIEBMAN-NANCY REED – “NEIGHBORS” (Female vocalist, backed by
saxophone-led quartet, doing straight-ahead standards).
SHAWN MONTEIRO – “TO CARMEN WITH LOVE” (Female vocalist, backed by
piano trio, doing standards in tribute to Carmen McRae).
PIERO ODORICI – “CEDAR WALTON PRESENTS PIERO ODORICI” (Saxophone,
heading a quartet with Cedar, doing a straight-ahead collection of standards and
BRIA SKONBERG – “SO IS THE DAY” (Female vocalist/trumpeter, doing a collection
of mostly originals).
MARY STALLINGS – “DON’T LOOK BACK” (Female vocalist, backed by an all-star
trio, doing standards and jazz tunes).
CURTIS STIGERS – “LET’S GO OUT TONIGHT” (Male vocalist, doing jazzy versions
of country tunes).
TOM TALLITSCH – “HEADS OR TAILS” (Saxophonist, backed by an organ trio with
Jared Gold, doing all originals, save one Neil Young tune).
UN X PECTED BRAZILIAN PROJECT – “UNITE” (Collaborative project between a
Swedish guitarist & drummer, featuring an ensemble doing collective Brazilian grooves
as well as open improvisations. Kopasetic Productions release).
JENS WENDELBOE BIG BAND – “FRESH HEAT” (Straight-ahead big band, doing
originals and jazz tunes, with a couple of great vocal tracks featuring Deb Lyons).
SPIKE WILNER – “LA TENDRESSE” (Piano trio, with a mix of originals and jazz
|Dig the Dionne Warwick Jazz vocal disc in the pile of New adds to the Jazz 88 playlist this week...Cool! Check out as many of these as we debut this Monday, April 23, 2012, 6-8 PM PT, on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw!|
SCOTT COWAN – “JACK’S PLACE” (Trumpeter, backed by Tri-Fi, doing a straight-
ahead collection of originals).
CRISTINA MORRISON – “I LOVE” (Female vocalist, doing mostly originals, with a
couple of fresh takes on standards).
GUNNAR MOSSBLAD – “CROSSCURRENTS” (Saxophone-led quartet, doing
straight-ahead band originals).
HAILEY NISWANGER – “THE KEEPER” (Female sax player, leading a quartet/
quintet, doing all but 3 straight-ahead originals).
MILES OKAZAKI – “FIGURATIONS” (Guitarist, leading quartet, doing edgy material,
DANIEL ORI – “EMUNA” (Bassist, leading a quintet, with Mark Turner and Oz Noy,
doing all straight-ahead originals. On the edgy side).
JAMIE SHEW – “A PLACE FOR ME” (Female vocalist, doing the Great American
Songbook, with one Jobim tune, as well).
ANDREW SWIFT – “SWIFT KICK” (Drummer-led session, doing an edgy collection of
originals and jazz tunes).
THREE VOICES – “TRANSITIONS” (Flugelhorn/vibes/bass trio, doing a collection of
straight-ahead standards, jazz tunes and originals).
DIONNE WARWICK – “ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART” (Legendary vocalist, doing
mostly Sammy Cahn tunes).
Allmusic.com (William Ruhlmann): "She ignores previous interpretations, making each song her own."
|Lots of great NEW JAZZ MUSIC being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week, including new music from San Diego pianist Geoffrey Keezer (with his longtime collaborator vibest Joe Locke) and some Jazzy covers of the baddest Curtis Mayfield! And you can get a taste of it when they are debuted TONIGHT, Monday April 16, 2012 on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, 6-8PM PT!!|
MINA AGOSSI – “RED EYES” (Female vocalist, with an eclectic mix of tunes, backed
on a couple by Archie Shepp).
SUSIE ARIOLI – “NIGHT LIGHTS” (Female vocalist, doing a collection of standards,
with gypsy-style arrangements).
MICHAEL BENEDICT & BOPITUDE – “FIVE AND ONE” (Drummer, leading a
quintet in his usual straight-ahead collection of Hard Bop classics).
BENOIT DELBECQ – “BECAUSE SHE HOPED” (Piano/clarinet duet recording, doing
all progressive originals).
MARY HALVORSON QUINTET – “BENDING BRIDGES” (Female guitarist, leading
the group in all progressive originals).
BRIAN HO – “ORGANIC” (Organist, leading a quartet, doing straight-ahead originals, a
couple of jazz classics and an Amy Winehouse tune).
JAZZ SOUL SEVEN – “IMPRESSIONS OF CURTIS MAYFIELD” (Straight-ahead
interpretations of the Soul master’s classics).
DARIUS JONES QUARTET – “BOOK OF MAE’BUL” (Quartet, doing all progressive
STEVE LEHMAN TRIO – “DIALECT FLUORESCENT” (Sax/bass/drum trio, doing
progressive originals, with 3 jazz tunes and one standard).
JOE LOCKE/GEOFFREY KEEZER GROUP – “SIGNING” (Vibist/pianist, leading a
quartet, in a straight-ahead collection of originals and jazz tunes).
AllAboutJazz.com (Dan Bilawsky): "This music can be explosive, earthy, driven, touching or terrifying, but, most importantly, it's always unpredictable.
LENNY MARCUS TRIO – “SUN RAY-A TRIBUTE TO RAY BRYANT” (Pianist,
leading a variety of ensembles, paying tribute to the late pianist).
RHIANNON – “SPONTANEOUS” (Hawaiian female vocalist, doing progressive
interpretations of her owns songs).
ERI YAMOMOTO TRIO – “THE NEXT PAGE” (Piano trio, doing all straight-ahead
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Lots of great new Jazz music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week and featured prominently on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, April 9, 2012, 6 to 8 PM PT!
DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND – “TWENTY DOZEN” (Contemporary,
hard-groovin’ brass band, New Orleans style, with some vocal tracks).
JOHNATHAN BLAKE – “THE ELEVENTH HOUR” (Drummer-led quintet,
featuring special guests doing mainstream originals and other jazz tunes,
performed in a straight-ahead manner).
PETER DANEMO – “LED: THE OCEAN” (Swedish drummer leading a
sextet, featuring improvised Led Zeppelin-music with Indian influences. Mostly
night & evening day parted).
DEVIN GRAY – “DIRIGO RATAPLAN” - (Drummer’s first date as
leader, doing a set of all progressive originals with a great line-up).
AllAboutJazz.com (Hrayr Attarian): Dirigo Rataplan is an eloquent debut from an immensely
talented musician. Hopefully this is just the introduction to an
impressive oeuvre to come.
JOYRIDE – “ARE YOU FER IT” (Male vocalists/instrumentalists,
doing mostly swing classics).
DAYNA KURTZ – “SECRET CANON, VOL.1” (Male vocalist/guitarist,
doing blues-based vocal standards).
TONY MONACO – “CELEBRATION” (Organist, in a double-disc
release, doing straight-ahead hard grooves).
JEFF PARKER TRIO – “BRIGHT LIGHT IN WINTER” - (Chicago
guitarist and his trio’s third release of collective edgy originals)
ELLYNE PLOTNICK – “I WILL” (Female vocalist, doing
minimalist (guitar/bass) versions of originals and 3 standards).
JUDI SILVANO – “INDIGO MOODS” (Mrs. Joe Lovano, doing
minimalist (piano/trumpet) versions of the Great American Songbook).
MICHAEL TRENI BIG BAND – “BOY’S NIGHT OUT” (Swingin’ big
band, doing a mix of standards and originals).
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