The free and independent nature of Jazz Music today is evident in the few but representative (progressive, vocal, Latin, straight-ahead, Ohio-based, pianoless, hard-core, Francois) NEW being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week and debuted LIVE on The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw, Monday, July 22, 2013 6-8 PM PT! View the new, after the split, but get a hint of it from San Diego's Sacha Boutros and a French lyric that I loved from "Ellington Indigos" sometime ago :)
San Diego Flautist Lori Bell hangs with The New Jazz Thing on Monday, July 22, 6-8 PM PT to discuss her upcoming "Lori Bell & Friends" Artist in Residency series at the La Jolla Community Center on Friday, July 26, 2013 featuring Mike Garson, piano, and Rob Thorsen, bass. Lori will be with us in Hour 1 of The New at approximately 6:40 PM PT.
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Latin, Progressive, Straight Ahead, Steely Dan (!), and Music by San Diegan's (Dresser, Keezer) are all part of the New music being added to the Jazz 88 Music Library this week. Check out all the NEW debut onThe New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, Monday 6-8PM PT, July 15, 2013. The full list of the New This Week is available after the split, but here's a taste from the new Preservation Hall Jazz Band disc of all originals (first in their 50 year history) "That's It"...
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2013-07-01 Adds To The Jazz 88 Music Library: Among the NEW adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library for July 1, 2013 there is an ode to a really HOT place (Baker, CA...home of the BIG thermometer), something new from a Jazz Live San Diego alum (Glenn Cashman), and Ode II to a really COOL CA spot (Bill Frisell's "Big Sur").
Top 10 Countdown Jazzweek.com Jazz Album Chart Monday, July 1, 2013: The new No. 1 this week on the JazzWeek Jazz Chart and most reported (54 stations) is Joe Locke Lay Down My Heart (Motema). Most added (+21) is Dave Liebman / Michael Stephans Lineage (Whaling City). The week’s biggest gainer (+72) is Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet Latin Jazz / Jazz Latin (Patois) and the week’s highest debut is Kenny Barron & The Brazilian Knights Kenny Barron & The Brazilian Knights (Sunnyside).
Playlists are usually posted to TNJT Twitter and Facebook, but not recently as I've been back experimenting with video.. but the playlist needs to be part of the video...G+HOA Gadget/App. Anyway, here's the playlist...click for a larger size:
Among the NEW adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library for July 1, 2013 there is an ode to a really HOT place (Baker, CA...home of the BIG thermometer), something new from a Jazz Live San Diego alum (Glenn Cashman), and Ode II to a really COOL CA spot (Bill Frisell's "Big Sur"). Check out their debut and ALL THE NEW on The New Jazz Thing @Jazz88 with Vince Outlaw, Monday, July 1, 2013, 6-8PM PT!
The full list is after the split, but to raise the temperature a bit before TNJT, here's AguaBella and Baker...
LEFT: Scott Joplin, “The King of Ragtime”; RIGHT: Scott Joplin House in St. Louis, Missouri, where the composer lived from 1900 to 1903. It is preserved as a State Historic Site.
The June 23, 2013 edition of Johnny D’s Jazz Journal was the third all-new installment of a show I call “A Trip to the Keys: Jazz on the Family of Keyboard Instruments.” Naturally, such a show will prominently feature the most elegant, most expressive, most dynamic of keyboard instruments, the acoustic piano, but I always look forward to digging up examples of jazz played on organ, harpsichord, celeste, clavichord, synthesizer, and accordion or bandoneon.