- Houston Person Interview: One of the most successful Jazz musicians working today and current #1 on the Jazzweek Jazz Charts with his latest release "Naturally", will be our guest in Hour 1, 6-7 PM PT.
- Besos de Coco Interview and Performance: The unique guitar, bass, and tap percussion trio that is San Diego's own Besos de Coco (Lorraine Castellanos, Evona Wascinski, and Claudia Gomez, respectively) will be chatting and (space and technology willing) performing LIVE in Hour 2, 7-8PM PT.
- Jazzweek.com Jazz Chart December 17, 2012 - The Top 10!: Tonight's guest Houston Person at #1 for the 3rd week running with "Naturally", San Diegan (and Jan 8, 2013 Jazz Live San Diego Guest) Danny Green's "A Thousand Ways Home" continues on the chart at #31, Chester "CT" Thompson's "Mixology" has the highest debuting disc on the charts (#38), so we'll at least get those on tonight!
- Starting a Run Down Of The 2012 "Best Of" Lists...
- AllAboutJazz.com Chris May's Best Jazz Books of 2012
- PopMatters.com The Best Jazz of 2012: Vijay Iyer Trio's "Accelerando" tops the list and also includes recent San Diego visitor Matt Wilson's Arts and Crafts "Attitude for Gratitude"
- Critical Jazz Best of 2012: Includes TNJT 2012 guest interviewee's Hristo Vitchev's "Heartmony" (TNJT on 10/1/12) and Houston Person's "Naturally"
- Slate.com's Fred Kaplan's The Best Jazz Albums of 2012: Includes Fred Hersh's "Alive At The Vanguard" (#3)
Read full article at: This Is The New Jazz Thing Monday December 17 2012