The new adds this week into the Jazz 88 Music Library include a couple of tribute bands (Ellington Legacy, Spectrum Road tribute to Tony Williams), guitars (Dave Styker with Kevin Mahogany, Grant Geissman, local San Diego slinger Nate Jarrell's newest...busy dude!), Latin Jazz (Miguel Zenon's latest), and lots more! And it all gets unwrapped on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, July 9, 2012 6-8 PM PT!
PATTY CARPENTER – “COME OVER” (Female vocalist, doing an eclectic mix of originals of
TERIVER CHEUNG – “MY NOCTURNE” (Young guitarist, leading a quartet, doing a straight-
ahead mix of originals with one standard).
DUKE ELLINGTON LEGACY – “SINGLE PETAL OF A ROSE” (All-star band, paying tribute
to The Duke, with his and Strayhorn’s originals, a couple of vocals).
CONNIE EVINGSON – “SWEET HAPPY LIFE” (Female vocalist, with a mix of straight-ahead
standards and Brazilian tunes).
GRANT GEISSMAN – “BOP! BANG! BOOM! (Guitarist, with an all-star lineup, doing a mix of
straight-ahead and contemporary grooves).
NATE JARRELL – “ENSEMBLE OFF N ON” (Local guitarist, leading a trio, with an edgy mix
of originals and covers).
MAHOGANY & STRYKER – “NEXT TIME YOU SEE ME” (Male vocalist, backed by an
organ trio, with soulful renditions of standards).
SARAH MAISEL – “IN THE MOMENT” (Female vocalist/ukulele player, doing nice versions
of standards, with a couple of originals).
VIRGINIA MAYHEW – “MARY LOU WILLIAMS: THE NEXT 100 YEARS” (Saxophonist,
leading a straight-ahead tribute to the great pianist).
TONY MESSINA – “PURE IMAGINATION” (Male vocalist, with a straight-ahead collection
of standards and originals).
STEPHANIE NAKASIAN – “SHOW ME THE WAY” (Female vocalist, singing the Great
American Songbook and some jazz tunes).
ARTURO O’FARRILL – “THE NOGUCHI SESSIONS” (Solo piano release, with a very
eclectic mix of tunes).
SPECTRUM ROAD – “SPECTRUM ROAD” (All-star quartet, paying tribute to Tony Williams.
Some very edgy guitar work by Vernon Reid).
TUMBAO BRAVO! – “CASA VERSAILLES” (Straight up Latin grooves, all band originals).
MANUEL VALERA – “NEW CUBAN EXPRESS” (Pianist, leading a sextet, with a set of Latin-
influenced straight-ahead Jazz).
MIGUEL ZENON/LAURENT COQ – “RAYUELA” (Grammy nominated sax player, paying
tribute to Argentine author Julio Cortazar. Latin influenced Jazz).