2 time Grammy-nominee Denise Donatelli and her latest release "Find A Heart", produced by San Diego's own Geoffrey Keezer, along with the latest releases from Tom Harrell and Jeff Lorber lead a solid and compact list of New Jazz Music being added to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library the week of September 27, 2015. These new releases will be featured by all your favorite Jazz 88.3 hosts in the weeks to come!
- ONLINE NOW: Hear the new as debuted on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday, September 28, 2015, 6 to 8 PM PT.
- DENISE DONATELLI – “FIND A HEART”
- TOM HARRELL – “FIRST IMPRESSIONS”
- JEFF LORBER FUSION – “STEP IT UP”
- DAVE McDONNELL GROUP – “THE TIME INSIDE A YEAR”
- JEN SHYU & JADE TONGUE – “SOUNDS & CRIES OF THE WORLD”
- JOHNNY SUMMERS – “PIANO SESSIONS, VOL.2”
- GLENN TUCKER – “DETERMINATION”
Your Jazz 88.3 hosts will be introducing you to these new releases all week, so Listen Long, Often, and LIVE at 88.3 FM San Diego and Worldwide at Jazz88.org!
READ THE FULL ARTICLE for links to artists websites, release reviews, and additional listening notes from the Jazz 88 Music staff....
LISTEN LIVE TO The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday evenings 6-8pm PT.
DENISE DONATELLI – “FIND A HEART” ~ Savant
- Vocalist/Multi-Grammy nominee, doing another collaboration with pianist/arranger Geoffrey Keezer. Together, they explore new territory by taking on the music of modern pop and jazz masters.
TOM HARRELL – “FIRST IMPRESSIONS” ~ High Note
- Trumpeter with his nine-piece chamber ensemble draws inspiration from European classical music and interprets the works of French composers Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy.
JEFF LORBER FUSION – “STEP IT UP” ~ Heads Up
- Keyboardist featuring a session of collaborative originals alongside Jimmy Haslip that expands the boundaries of contemporary and fusion jazz. Special guests appearances by Bob Mintzer and Robben Ford.
DAVE McDONNELL GROUP – “THE TIME INSIDE A YEAR” ~ Delmark
- Saxophonist leading his working ensemble comprised of familiar Chicago faces in the creative music community, for a program of all sturdy post-bop-leaning originals.
JEN SHYU & JADE TONGUE – “SOUNDS & CRIES OF THE WORLD” ~ PI Recordings
- Experimental jazz vocalist/multi-instrumentalist and 2014 Doris Duke Impact Award recipient, presents original works that reflect a culmination of her travels through East Timor, Korea, Indonesia and Taiwan, where she spent years immersing herself in the language and music of various indigenous music cultures.
JOHNNY SUMMERS – “PIANO SESSIONS, VOL.2” ~ JSQ
- Trumpeter/vocalist featuring Tommy Banka performing a variety of traditional jazz, New Orleans jazz, soul and blues, and a few classics from the American Songbook.
GLENN TUCKER – “DETERMINATION” ~ DMF/Mack Avenue
- Pianist with his sophomore release featuring a group that ranges from a trio to a sextet, playing some hard-hitting, gritty and soulful music that reflects the Detroit hard bop tradition.