|Interviewed Kerry Marsh about the state of vocal jazz, in general, in California, and in the age of Glee on The New Jazz Thing, Monday, May 30, 2011!|
Here's whats getting added to the Jazz 88 Music Library the week of 5/30/2011 (with a few programming tips from Joe...thanks!). As many of these as possible will be debuted on The New Jazz Thing (by me!) on Monday, May 30, 2011 between 6 and 8 PM PT, so tune in and get turned on to The New!!!
ANGIE DOCTOR & DAN SCHUMACHER – “HE SAID, SHE SAID” (A Capella vocal duet recording, with an eclectic mix of songs).
|Here are the latest releases into the Jazz 88 KSDS San Diego Music Library. They will be featured on The New Jazz Thing on Jazz 88.3, Monday, May 23, 2011 6-8 PM PT at 88.3 FM and http://Jazz88.org.|
TERRENCE BREWER – “SETTING THE STANDARD” (Guitarist-led session, doing
JOHN BROWN TRIO – “DANCING WITH DUKE” (Bassist, leading a trio with Cyrus
Chestnut, doing Duke tunes).
RAY BROWN’S GREAT BIG BAND – “KAYAK” (Composer/arranger, not the bassist,
leading a swinging big band).
ELIANE ELIAS – “LIGHT MY FIRE” (All vocal album, with mostly a brazilian vibe to
JARED GOLD – “ALL WRAPPED UP” (Oragnist, leading a quartet, doing all originals,
on the edgy side).
RICHARD HARRIS – “LOVE’S SWEET SONG” (Mostly straight-ahead release by this
trumpeter, doing mostly standards).
REBECCA KILGER AND THE HARRY ALLEN QUARTET – “LIVE AT
FEINSTEIN’S” (Vocalist and saxophonist paying tribute to Billie Holiday and Lester
KONITZ/MEHLDAU/HADE/MOTIAN – “LIVE AT BIRDLAND” (A live session of
standards and jazz tunes, done mostly straight-ahead, with an edge).
DEBORAH PEARL – “SOUVENIR OF YOU” (Female vocalist, with her lyrics adapted
to the tunes of Benny Carter).
PEAR – “EXTEMP’ORE” (Aggressively progressive session, with a variety of sounds).
ADAM RUDOLPH’S MOVING PICTURES – “BOTH/AND” (Very progressive,
TIEMPO LIBRE – “MY SECRET RADIO” (Hard-core latin vocal tunes, with one
CHRIS WEST – “SURPRISE TRILOGY I” (Edgy saxophone-led session, doing all
|Some chart toppers, legendary and new comers, to be sure, being added to the library this week...and featured on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw, 6-8PM PT, Monday, May 16, 2011! |
ALEXANDER – “DON’T FOLLOW THE CROWD” (Excellent straight-ahead quartet
session, with a mix of originals, new and old standards and obscure
|What an honor it is to have the great Jazz Drummer Louis Hayes on the Seville Theatre stage at San Diego City College for Jazz Live San Diego, Tuesday May 10, 2011 8 to 10 PM PT. I'm going to be Live blogging the show on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jazz-Live-San-Diego/148121091920426) and Twitter@Jazz88JazzLive (http://Twitter.com/Jazz88JazzLive). |
To understand a little of the importance of tonight, Louis Hayes at age 18 replaced Art Blakey in Horace Silver's quintet when Hard Bop and Funk Bop and Soul Jazz were making a audience-centric directional turn from the BeBop era (with more experimental, exploratory, artist-centric, turns being made by Trace, Cecil, Ornette, and others). Louis was right there at this nexus. He played with Cannonball Adderly's Quintet on what has been called the first "soul-jazz" album, "The Cannonball Adderly Quintet Live in San Francisco" (which ushered in it's own era of music and live, audience-included, recording). Here are a few links that helped me:
Here's the latest adds to the Jazz 88 Music Library which will be debuted on The New Jazz Thing with Vince Outlaw on Monday, May 9, 2011 6-8PM PT on Jazz 88.3 FM KSDS San Diego, Webcast at http://Jazz88.org!|
BILL BEACH - "BUZIOS" ( All original, with Brazilian influences. Mix of
vocal and instrumental tracks, featuring Rebecca Kilgore in duet on track 2).
Here is the new music in the Jazz 88 Music Library that you will hear
sampled on The New Jazz Thing on Monday, May 2, 2011 and added to
regular rotation on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Thanks to Jazz 88 Music Director Joe Kocherhans for the great new music and comments to help us get this music to you!
KARRIN ALLYSON – “’ROUND MIDNIGHT” (Another great one from her, mostly in
a ballad style).