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Hartford Connection

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8/18/2013 | Download File (54.94 MB)

This show explores more great music with a Hartford connection. Albert Rivera doubles up on tenor with Hartford’s Jimmy Greene to open the show. Matt DeChamplain is next up showing his incredible chops on solo piano. Maxine Martin plays and sings for us on her heartfelt new CD Fragments and Colors of Me. We hear from her collaborators on their own efforts from Warren Byrd and Sinan Bakir. Finally Kris Allen (alto sax) and Fabio Gouvea (guitar) close out the set. Featured Album Maxine Martin on CD Baby Track ~ Artist ~ Album (w/link to purchase) The New York-Hartford Connection ~ Albert Rivera ~ Re-Introduction Minor League ~ Ralph Peterson ~ Alive at Firehouse 12 A Handful of Keys ~ Matt DeChamplain ~ Stride-Bop Fragments and Colors of Me ~ Maxine Martin ~ Fragments and Colors of Me Solar ~ Warren Byrd & Saskia Laroo ~ Two of a Kind Rising Tower of Light ~ Sinan Bakir ~ Tales and Stories Blood Count ~ Kris Allen ~ Circle House Desinfeliz ~ Fabilo Gouvea ~ So Close [...]

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Dave Holland Interview redux

11/16/2014 | Download File (40.80 MB) - right click to download

This week I am re-posting a 2009 interview with the great bassist Dave Holland. Dave talks about his experiences with Miles, composition and arranging, the role of the bass and other projects. Interspersed with our discussion, I play some excerpts of his great music. Below is some edited video of our interview.

Big Band Big Sound  play >

Big Band Big Sound

11/9/2014 | Download File (98.46 MB) - right click to download

Recorded a couple of months ago, this set featured large ensemble sounds of Alan Ferber, Gerald Wilson and Frank Zappa. These are followed by smaller group settings but still a big sound from Matt Wilson, newcomer Alon Nechushtan and Zach Brock. Featured AlbumIn My Time - Gerald Wilson on iTunes Track ~ Artist ~ Album Kopi Luwak ~ Alan Ferber ~ March Sublime

Jazz Street  play >

Jazz Street

11/2/2014 | Download File (113.80 MB) - right click to download

A mix of jazz styles from around the world, highlighted by Mario Pavone’s Street Songs. These are inspired by recollections of ethnic cultures and urban street music heard in his youth. We also hear African and Cuban influenced music from Tyner to Yosvany Terry. That and more on this week’s podcast. Featured AlbumStreet Songs - Mario Pavone on iTunes Track ~ Artist ~ Album November ~ Noah Preminger ~ Before the Rain

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Talking with Preminger

10/26/2014 | Download File (83.03 MB) - right click to download

This podcast features a conversation with Noah Preminger talking about the Jazz scene in Boston and his upcoming show at The Side Door in Old Lyme, CT. We start with some great music with a Latin spin from the Curtis Brothers and JD Allen who have played in the Hartford area recently. New music from Dave Liebman is represented here as well as John Coltrane, Joe Lovano and Earl MacDonald. Featured AlbumHaymaker - Noah Preminger on iTunes Track ~ Artist ~ Album Manifest Destiny ~ The Curtis Brothers ~ Completion of Proof

New Tunes  play >

New Tunes

10/19/2014 | Download File (88.70 MB) - right click to download

This podcast features mostly new music from amazing jazz artists. Some are new to the jazz scene others are stalwarts that continue to move the music forward. Some like The Cookers, Noah Baerman, Dave Liebman, Frank Kimbrough are pushing modern jazz to new grounds, others like Kavita Shah and Miguel Zenon fuse world music with jazz influences. JD Allen and The Bad Plus experiment with new rhythmic and melodic approaches.  Featured AlbumRipples - Noah Baerman on iTunes Track ~ Artist ~ Album SLIPPIN’ AND SLIDIN’ ~ The Cookers ~ Time and Time Again

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