Jazz 88.3 wraps up our Jazz Appreciation Month 2015 celebration with new releases for the week of April 27, 2015 that include the latest from guitarist Pat Martino ("Nexus"), saxophonist and Jazz entrepreneur (Cellar Live records / club) Cory Weeds ("Condition Blue"), and vocalist Mary Stallings ("Feelin' Good"). 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! You can check out the debut of all the new releases each week on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday evenings 6-8pm PT.
- PETE MALINVERNI – “EMERGING MARKETS”
- PAT MARTINO – “NEXUS”
- SAL MOSCA – “THE TALK OF THE TOWN”
- DAFNIS PRIETO SEXTET – “TRIANGLES AND CIRCLES”
- PETE RODRIGUEZ – “EL CONDE NEGRO”
- MARY STALLINGS – "FEELIN’ GOOD"
- GRANT STEWART – “TRIO”
- CORY WEEDS – “CONDITION BLUE”
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PETE MALINVERNI – “EMERGING MARKETS”
- Pianist, leading a quintet, performing straight-ahead originals.
PAT MARTINO – “NEXUS”
- Duet session recorded in the mid-90’s with keyboardist Jim Ridl.
SAL MOSCA – “THE TALK OF THE TOWN”
- Pianist, with a 2-disc solo set of various Jazz tunes.
- Wikipedia: Sal Mosca was born on this day, April 27, in 1927 and passed at the age of 80, July 28, 2007
- Rippletunes: The Talk of The Town. Mostly a review of the life of Mosca.
DAFNIS PRIETO SEXTET – “TRIANGLES AND CIRCLES”
- Drummer, performing a wide variety of original material.
PETE RODRIGUEZ – “EL CONDE NEGRO”
- Trumpeter/vocalist, leads a quintet in a program of originals and other arrangements.
MARY STALLINGS – "FEELIN’ GOOD"
- Female vocalist, with various musicians, performing some nice takes on standards.
GRANT STEWART – “TRIO”
- Saxophonist in a piano-less trio setting performing various standards.
CORY WEEDS – “CONDITION BLUE”
- Saxophonist, leading a quartet in a session of Jazz standards.