NEA Jazz Master and pianist extraordinaire Keith Jarrett celebrated his 70th birthday on May 8 and we get the present this week with "Creation", his new release leading the 9 adds to the Jazz 88.3 Music Library for the week of May 11, 2015. 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 (UPDATE: Hear the debut via Jazz 88 Speakeasy audio on-demand from TNJT 5/11/15 Show).
- DAVID AKE – “LAKE EFFECT”
- AIMEE ALLEN – “MATTER OF TIME”
- JERRY BERGONZI – “RIGAMAROLL”
- SAMUEL BLAIS / DAVE LIEBMAN – “CYCLING”
- CYRUS CHESTNUT – “A MILLION COLORS IN YOUR MIND”
- STEVE COLEMAN – “SYNOVIAL JOINTS”
- VINCENT HERRING – “NIGHT AND DAY”
- KEITH JARRETT – “CREATION”
- DAVE MILLER TRIO W/ REBECCA DUMAINE – “THE CONSEQUENCE OF YOU”
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DAVID AKE – “LAKE EFFECT”
- Jazz88: Pianist, leading a quartet for a session of all originals and one Monk tune.
AIMEE ALLEN – “MATTER OF TIME”
- Jazz88: Vocalist, singing originals combined some standards.
JERRY BERGONZI – “RIGAMAROLL”
- Jazz88: Saxophonist with an all-star group performing all straight-ahead originals.
SAMUEL BLAIS / DAVE LIEBMAN – “CYCLING”
- Jazz88: Two saxophonists collaborating together for a session of creative originals.
CYRUS CHESTNUT – “A MILLION COLORS IN YOUR MIND”
- Jazz88: Pianist leading a trio with David Williams and Victor Lewis putting their own spin on some great standards.
STEVE COLEMAN – “SYNOVIAL JOINTS”
- Jazz88: Saxophonist, leading a large ensemble featuring all progressive originals.
VINCENT HERRING – “NIGHT AND DAY”
- Jazz88: Saxophonist leads a quintet through a program of straight-ahead originals and other Jazz tunes.
KEITH JARRETT – “CREATION”
- Jazz88: Pianist, with selections from his improvised solo concerts in Japan, Canada and Europe.
DAVE MILLER TRIO W/ REBECCA DUMAINE – “THE CONSEQUENCE OF YOU”
- Jazz88: Vocalist collaboration featuring songs from the Great American Songbook.