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2013-9-23 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library

2013-9-23 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library
Blog Name: Jazz 88.3 Library Blog - New This WeekAuthor: Vince Outlaw , Social Media Marketing ManagerPosted on: September 22, 2013
  NEW THIS WEEK FOR 9/23/13   

Quite a BIG line of the New Music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of September 23, 2013, including the latest releases from guitarist Calvin Keys ("Electric Keys"), Jazz Live San Diego alum Tierney Sutton ("After Blue"), and Steve Turre ("The Bones of Art"), with some always-great-to-hear New Big Band music from David Weiss ("Endangered Species: The Music of Wayne Shorter"), Dave Slonaker Big Band ("Intrada"), and Ted Nash ("Chakra"). 

We'll debut as much as we can in 2 hours on The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw, Monday, September 23, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM PT!

The full list of the New, including lots of embedded videos, is after the split, but you can just check out the videos right here in our New This Week 9/23/13 @Jazz88 YouTube Playlist....

STEFAN AEBY TRIO – “UTOPIA” – (Ozella) - Street Date: Oct. 8th

(Swiss pianist and his second date as leader, presenting eight original compositions that blend lyrical melodies and rich harmonies with contemporary-music-scene grooves).


(Canadian trio led by pianist Chris Andrew and bassist Kodi Hutchinson.  The album features 13 original compositions with six tracks featuring Grammy-nominated saxophonist Donny McCaslin.  The music itself is harmonious and energetic).


(Canadian baritone saxophonist with a quartet and studio date that draws inspiration from J. Coltrane, P. Adams and T. Monk. All originals.)


  • WEED’S CELLAR JAZZ CLUB” – (Cellar Live)

(New York-based pianist/multi-instrumentalist performing a live-recorded session that covers various compositional origins, styles, and structures).

TED BRANCATO – “THE NEXT STEP” – (Origin) - Street Date: Sept. 17th

(Pianist and Seattle native with a debut release presenting 14 originals that span a stylistic palette from straight-ahead jazz, to rhythm and blues, to Brazilian-influenced compositions.

SERGIO GALVAO – “PHANTOM FISH” – (Pimenta Music) - Street Date: Sept. 24th

(Brazilian saxophonist and his debut release that features a number of different musicians throughout the tracks.  Sound has robust and upbeat tones along with a few ballads and mellow sambas).

FLORIAN HOEFNER GROUP – “FALLING UP” – (OA2) - Street Date: Sept. 17th

(German pianist and his seasoned quartet with the follow-up to his 2012 debut release featuring a set of nine new tracks, including seven originals and arrangements of “Eleanor Rigby” and “Black Is The Color”).

TIM HORNER – “THE HEAD OF THE CIRCLE – (Origin) - Street Date: Sept. 17th

(New York drummer leads a sextet of all-stars in a set of original soulful straight-ahead compositions).

MIKE JONES TRIO – “PLAYS WELL WITH OTHERS” – (Capri) Street Date: Sept. 17th - (Pianist, drawing from Bossa Nova classics, standards, originals, and even some early rock and roll.  Date features Jeff Hamilton on drums.  

CALVIN KEYS – “ELECTRIC KEYS” – (Wide Hive) – Street Date Sept. 3rd.

(Guitarist with his 3rd release backed by Wide Hive players featuring eight new compositions that spans straight-ahead to funky explorations).

EDGAR KNECHT – “DANCE ON DEEP WATERS” (Ozella) Street Date: Sept. 10th

(German pianist leading a quartet through the ‘Old German Songbook’, fusing jazz and world music with classical composition and ancient folk melodies).

RAY MANTILLA – “THE CONNECTION” – (Savant) – Street Date: Aug. 27th

(Percussionist with a quintet and a program of originals and standards that encompasses the best of all music genres while still remaining true to his Latin roots and heritage).

TED NASH BIG BAND – “CHAKRA” – (Plastic Sax Records) - Street Date: Sept. 17th

(Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist creating a fresh sound expressed by the setting of a 16-piece big band, whom performs new long-form composition in seven movements).

MICHAEL PEDICIN – “WHY STOP NOW / UBUNTU” – (Ground Blue) – Street

- Date: Sept. 24th - (Tenor saxophonist presents his 12th outing as leader in a straight-ahead quintet setting.  Much of the music on this release was inspired by the 2012 Newtown tragedy).


- OF CUBA IN AMERICA” – (Advance Dance Disques) - Street Date: Sept. 10th

(Pianist/vocalist backed by an all-star cast with a 2-disc release of Cuban folklore layered in melodies, chromatic ballads and energetic rhythms).

NICKY SCHRIRE – “SPACE AND TIME” – (Independent) - Street Date: Sept. 10th

(New York-based singer-songwriter putting fresh takes on songs from Gershwin to George Harrison to Massive Attack, alongside a few of her originals too).

DAVE SLONAKER BIG BAND – “INTRADA” – (Origin) – Street Date: Sept. 17th

(Arranger/orchestrator with a Los Angeles-based large ensemble featuring an all-star cast in a set of modern original compositions and arrangements).

TIERNEY SUTTON – “AFTER BLUE” – (BFM) - Street Date: Sept.24th

(Five-time Grammy-nominated vocalist doing reinterpretations of tunes by musician/singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell).

STEVE TURRE – “THE BONES OF ART” – (High Note) - Street Date: Sept. 22nd

(Trombonist assembling a unique ensemble including three other trombone-playing Art Blakey alumni, hence ‘The Bones of Art’.  The program is mostly straight-ahead, deeply rooted in blues).


- SHORTER” – (Motema) – Street Date: Aug. 13th

(Trumpeter with a live-recorded session at Dizzy’s Coca-Cola, Jazz At The Lincoln Center.  A twelve piece mini big-band  devoted to reimagining the music of Wayne Shorter).

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