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2023-01-InTransition-January15 Johnny Coles, Elvin Jones, Jan Allan…

A great selection of jazz on today’s episode. Music from drummer Elvin Jones, Swedish trumpet player Jan Allan, Canadian guitarist Lorne Lofsky as well as 18 other selections… 01 The Three Sounds Shortnin’ Bread Beautiful Friendship02 Elvin Jones We’ll Be Together Again The Ultimate03 The Johnny Coles Quartet Pretty Strange The Warm Sound04 The Eddie …

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2023-01-In-Transition-January 08 Concord Super Band, Pepper Adams, McCoy Tyner…

A wide selection of jazz on todays episode including pianist Vince Guaraldi, bassist Alain Caron, arranger Gil Evans and many others… 01 Vince Guaraldi Autumn Leaves Essential Standards02 The Heath Brothers Mellodrama Passing Thru03 Gil Evans Barry’s Tune Into The Hot04 Paul Desmond Take 10 The Best Of Paul Desmond05 Dave Brubeck Take Five Time …

2023-01-In-Transition-January 08 Concord Super Band, Pepper Adams, McCoy Tyner… Read More »

2023-01-In Transition-January-01 Welcoming a new year with Dave Brubeck, Dianna Krall, Ross Taggart…

Starting a new year with two selections from every featured musician. Pianist Dave Brubeck, Canadian singer Dianna Krall, trombonist J.J. Johnson are just a few of the many musicians featured on todays episode. 01 Dave Brubeck It’s The Talk Of The Town Just You, Just Me02 Dave Brubeck Three To Get Ready Jazziz compilation03 Kenny …

2023-01-In Transition-January-01 Welcoming a new year with Dave Brubeck, Dianna Krall, Ross Taggart… Read More »

2022-12-In-Transition-December-25 Vince Guaraldi, Cannonball Adderly, Oscar Peterson…

It’s that time of year again where I settle into some great Christmas music. To each and every one of you a VERY MERRY Christmas and Happy Holidays!! December 25 20221 Vince Guaraldi My Little Drum A Charlie Brown Christmas2 Vince Guaraldi The Christmas Song A Charlie Brown Christmas3 Vince Guaraldi Christmas Is Coming A …

2022-12-In-Transition-December-25 Vince Guaraldi, Cannonball Adderly, Oscar Peterson… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-29 Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Wheeler, Kermit Ruffins…

1 Guido Basso & Dave Turner Dedications Heath’s Row 07:352 Chase Sanborn Good To The Last Bop Duet 07:063 Kermit Ruffins Throwback What Is New Orleans Part 2 06:024 Freddie Hubbard Blue Spirits The Melting Pot 07:375 Cuong Vu Vu-tet Just A Memory 07:036 Kenny Wheeler Angel Song Angel Song 07:377 Red Rodney’s Be-Boppers The …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-29 Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Wheeler, Kermit Ruffins… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-22 Brian Setzer, Connie Evingson, Bruno Hubert Trio…

1 Benny Green Blues Christmas Silent Night 02:512 Brian Setzer Orchestra Boogie Woogie Christmas O Holy Night 04:493 Bruno Hubert Trio and B3 Kings A Cellar Live Christmas Little Drummer Boy 04:074 Bruno Hubert Trio and B3 Kings A Cellar Live Christmas I Saw Three Ships 03:365 Chris Botti December Winter Wonderland 03:096 Connie Evingson …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-22 Brian Setzer, Connie Evingson, Bruno Hubert Trio… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-15 Danny Barker, Oscar Peterson, Sidney Bechet…

1 Dr. John Jazz To The World Il Est Ne, Le Devin Efant 03:002 Preservation Hall Jazz Band 50th Anniversary Edition St. James Infirmary 03:163 Oscar Peterson An Oscar Peterson Christmas Let It Snow 03:444 The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Jelly Milenburg Joys 05:315 Oscar Peterson An Oscar Peterson Christmas God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-15 Danny Barker, Oscar Peterson, Sidney Bechet… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-08 Aaron Davis, Booker Ervin, Don Shirley…

1 Brandi Disterheft Gratitude Blues For Nelson Mandela 07:472 Don Shirley Water Boy Freedom 03:103 Booker Erwin The Freedom Book A Day To Mourn 09:334 Richard Bona and Michael Brecker Jazziz April 2002 Redemption Song 04:565 Charlie Haden Dreamkeeper Anthem of the African National Congress 10:356 Aaron Davis Nouvelle Afrique Mandela 07:317 Sonny Rollins Freedom …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-08 Aaron Davis, Booker Ervin, Don Shirley… Read More »

2013-12-In-Transition-December-01 Ron Carter, Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny, Dave Bartholomew…

1 Ron Carter Piccolo Blue Monk 06:122 Ron Carter Piccolo Little Waltz 08:103 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Double Entendre Some Other Blues 04:164 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Dual Vision You Stepped Out Of A Dream 05:085 Dave Bartholomew 1947-1950 Stardust 02:366 Dave Bartholomew 1947-1950 High Society Blues 02:457 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny …

2013-12-In-Transition-December-01 Ron Carter, Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny, Dave Bartholomew… Read More »

2013-11-In-Transition-November-10 Efra Etoroma Jr., Simon Fisk, Lennie Tristano…

1 Jean-Simon Maurin Trio Rhythm With A Pinch Of Something Another Fall 03:502 John Funkhouser Trio Time Dyin’ Nation 03:173 Mike Janzen Trio Try To Remember If I Only Had A Brain 03:314 Efa Etoroma Jr. Trio Before And After Good News 03:285 Chris Hodgkins Trio Present Continous Sweet Cakes 02:506 Simon Fisk Trio Unless …

2013-11-In-Transition-November-10 Efra Etoroma Jr., Simon Fisk, Lennie Tristano… Read More »

2013-11-In-Transition-November-03 Art Pepper, The Bad Plus, Billy Harper…

1 Bessie Smith Chronological Classics 1928-1929 Poor Man’s Blues 03:262 Booker Ervin The Freedom Book Cry Me Not 04:533 AIM Toronto Orchestra Year Of The Boar Fields 07:114 Sultans Of String Symphony! A Place To Call Home 04:015 The Art Pepper Quintet The Complete Galaxy Recordings Straight Life 04:116 The Bad Plus Jazziz February 2003 …

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2013-10-In-Transition-October-27 Simon Fisk, Billy Bang, Denny Christianson Big Band…

1 Jeff Oster Jazziz Collections Violets 05:192 Don Thompson Quartet Ask Me Later You Are The Song 08:273 Kenny Wheeler Double Double You Foxy Trot 14:094 Pat Metheny 80/81 Every Day I Thank You 13:215 Simon Fisk Trainwrecks Something Of All 14:336 Don Berner Invades Calgary – Live At The Beatniq Gabriel’s Horns 13:527 Billy …

2013-10-In-Transition-October-27 Simon Fisk, Billy Bang, Denny Christianson Big Band… Read More »

2013-10-In-Transition-October-20 Elek Bacsik, Kirk MacDonald, Hugh Fraser…

1 Elek Bacsik Jazz Guitarist Willow Weep For Me 04:242 Ernie Watts Jazziz Fall 2010 Tributary 08:033 Denny Christianson Big Band More Pepper Captain Perfect 06:264 Dizzy Gillespie The Verve Phillips Small Group Sessions Walk On The Wild Side 07:175 Ed Bickert Trio Portraits In Jazz Round Midnight 08:116 Javon Jackson Jazziz October 1996 Assessment …

2013-10-In-Transition-October-20 Elek Bacsik, Kirk MacDonald, Hugh Fraser… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-29 Lester Young, Hugh O’Connor, Patricia Barber…

1 Bradley Leighton Jazziz June 2005 Easy Morning 05:212 Lester Young Complete Keynote Recordings Afternoon Of A Basie-Ite 03:123 Elizabeth Shepherd Heavy Falls The Night Heavy Falls The Night 04:194 Mike Janzen Try To Remember Oh What A Beautiful Morning 05:295 Pat Metheny Jazziz March 2002 Afternoon 04:466 Hugh O’Connor For The First Time The …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-29 Lester Young, Hugh O’Connor, Patricia Barber… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-22 Kevin Dean, Darol Anger, George Benson…

1 Kevin Dean Moments Musicaux Camille Claudel 10:382 Marc Belanger Les Cordes En Liberte Pot Pourri Quebecois 04:593 Gil Melle Primitive Modern Ballet Time 07:484 John Abercrombie Night Look Around 09:485 Darol Anger And Barbara Higbie Tideline Tideline 06:236 Bill Baron Variations Swingin In Bushnell Park 10:147 Tim Berne Songs And Rituals In Real Time …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-22 Kevin Dean, Darol Anger, George Benson… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-15 Art Blakey, Sultans Of String, John Coltrane…

1 John Coltrane Jazziz February 2001 After The Rain 04:112 Art Blakey Kyoto Never Never Land 05:493 Sultans Of String Symphony! Josie 06:114 Joel Frahm Jazziz August 1999 Elroy Sparta 05:505 Sultans Of String Symphony! Luna 06:456 Joen Stein Bing Bang Boom! Menina 04:267 Sultans Of String Symphony! Montiès Revenge 05:028 Art Blakey Kyoto Kyoto …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-15 Art Blakey, Sultans Of String, John Coltrane… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-08 Jeri Brown, Denise King, Cheryl Hodge…

1 Carnegie Hall Jazz Band Jazziz September 1996 Frame For The Blues 10:022 Denise King Fever Autumn Leaves 03:033 Charlie Biddle and Oliver Jones Live at Biddle’s Jazz Club 1982 Honeysuckle Rose 07:304 Cheryl Hodge Indigo Far 05:275 Denise KIng Simply Mellow Never Let Me Go 07:416 Jeri Brown A Timeless Place Old Orleans 05:037 …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-08 Jeri Brown, Denise King, Cheryl Hodge… Read More »

2013-09-In-Transition-September-01 Mike Janzen, Ron Kobayashi, Kathleen Gorman…

1 A/B Trio Take No Prisoners Tranquility 06:232 Aaron Koppel Quartet Jazziz Summer 2013 Falling Together 07:473 Michael McLennan Sing In The Muse Good As Golson 07:184 Mike Janzen Trio Try To Remember Maybe 05:495 Ron Kobayashi Jazziz September 2002 McCoy’s Diner 06:526 Vassil Petrov Jazz Trio I’ve Got You Under My Skin 02:517 Charlie …

2013-09-In-Transition-September-01 Mike Janzen, Ron Kobayashi, Kathleen Gorman… Read More »

2013-08-In-Transition-August-25 Leora Cache, Chris Davis, Fred Simon…

1 Al Daniels Jazziz April 1997 Jazzed Cats 04:362 Fred Simon Jazziz Spring 2010 Since Forever 06:293 Chris Davis Baile Bonita West 42nd Street 04:274 Richard Bona & Michael Brecker Jazziz April 2002 Redemption Song 04:565 Leora Cache Another Side Now The Gallery 05:236 Michael Herring’s Vertigo Dark Materials Dark Materials 06:577 Jane Bunnett & …

2013-08-In-Transition-August-25 Leora Cache, Chris Davis, Fred Simon… Read More »

2013-08-In-Transition-August-18 Kirk Lightsey, Acoustic Mania, The LA 4…

1 Aaron Irwin Into The Light In The ’90’s 06:572 Krysztof Scieranski Trio No Radio No Radio 05:023 Kirk Lightsey Lightsey 1 Moon Ra 08:504 Kurt Rosenwinkle The Enemies Of Energy Cubism 05:475 Mike Mainieri Wanderlust Flying Colours 04:346 Gary Sivils You Must Believe In Music Old Country 04:097 Sumer Quartet 3D Cinco 06:408 Acoustic …

2013-08-In-Transition-August-18 Kirk Lightsey, Acoustic Mania, The LA 4… Read More »

2013-08-In-Transition-August-04 Alex Bugnon, Alain Caron, Campbell Ryga…

1 Alex Bugnon Jazziz November 2003 Lonely Nights 04:442 Miles Davis Aura Indigo 06:013 Alain Caron Le Band Lower East Side 07:154 The Arboreal Quartet The Arboreal Quartet Dang 07:375 Pat Metheny & Brad Mehldau Jazziz August 2007 A Night Away 07:556 Miles Davis Beautiful Ballads And Love Songs Stella By Starlight 04:467 Campbell Ryga …

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2013-07-In-Transition-July-28 Dick Maloney, Donna Greenberg, Charlie Haden…

1 Steve Laury Jazziz May 1997 The Moon Beneath The Clouds 05:382 Charlie Haden Jazziz April 2001 Moonlight 05:383 Bill King Jump Shout Rock Da House Riding In The Moonlight 05:494 Jeannie Tanner Jazziz September 2006 Full Moon Madness 04:455 Donna Greenberg Song In The Wind Let’s Sing To The Moon 04:486 Dick Maloney Beautiful …

2013-07-In-Transition-July-28 Dick Maloney, Donna Greenberg, Charlie Haden… Read More »

2013-07-In-Transition-July-21 Maxine Willan, Jeri Brown, Sonny Rollins…

1 Johnny Smith Complete Roost Small Group Sessions Stars Fell On Alabama 03:052 Fred Hersch Jazziz April 2003 Endless Stars 08:443 Sonny Rollins Jazziz March 2007 Stairway To The Stars 05:124 Grand Dominion Jazz Band Bright Star Blues Bright Star Blues 05:355 Lucas Sader Project Apollo Tribute To Miles Davis Quintet Stella By Starlight 10:346 …

2013-07-In-Transition-July-21 Maxine Willan, Jeri Brown, Sonny Rollins… Read More »

2022-12-In-Transition-December-18 Lionel Hampton, Jimmy Raney, Buddy Rich…

The great vibist Lionel Hampton kiks things off with several selections.. Other artists on the show today include Italian trumpet player, Enrico Rava, pianist Phineas Newborn, legendary drummer Max Roach and many others…! December 18 20221 Lionel Hampton April In Paris Jazz Ballads 112 Lionel Hampton I Can’t Get Started Jazz Ballads 113 Lionel Hampton …

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2022-12-In-Transition-December-11Oliver Jones and Charlie Biddle, Carol Welsman, Holy Hoffman…

A great lineup on today’s episode including pianist Teddy Wilson, Gerry Mulligan one of the greatest baritone sax players in jazz. From Montreal two great purveyors of jazz, pianist Oliver Jones and bassist Charlie Biddle. December 11 20221 Dave Ellis Hi Lo Jazz Showcase – The Retro Fit Vol 12 Teddy Wilson Avalon Word Of …

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2014-06-In-Transition-June-22 music from piano legend Horace Silver as well as Montreal singer, Ranee Lee.

01 Horace SilverBlowin’ The Blues Away Blowin’ The Blues Away04:4502 Horace SilverThe Cape Verdean Blues Nutville07:1603 Horace SilverDoin’ The Thing – At The Village Gate It Ain’t S’Posed To Be Like That06:2104 Horace SilverFinger Poppin’ Juicy Lucy05:4605 Horace SilverFurther Explorations Ill Wind06:5606 Ranee LeeI Thought About You One Note Samba05:1807 Horace SilverHorace Silver and The …

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2022-12-In-Transition-December 04 Brad Mehldau, Sonny Stitt, Bud Shank…

Canadian band Gypsophilia are featured on several selections as well as sax great Sonny Stitt and pianist Brad Mehldau… 01 Gypsophilia Minor Hope Minor Hope02 Gypsophilia Agricola & Sarah Sa-ba-da-OW!03 Gypsophilia Minor Hope Nicole’s Song04 Gypsophilia Coming Soon Sa-ba-da-OW!05 Gypsophilia Ocelot Minor Hope06 Sonny Stitt Oh Lady Be Good Live At Bubba’s 198207 Sonny Stitt …

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2016-11-In-Transition-November-13 Bobby Shew, Walt Weiskopf Mark Egan…

01 Bobby ShewTrumpets No EndChelsea Bridge05:1402 Bobby ShewTrumpets No EndNadalin06:4103 Walt WeiskopfOpen RoadGate Of Madrid06:4104 Bob Mintzer Big BandGet Up!Truth Spoken Here From07:2205 Mark EganDirectionDirection04:5206 Pierre Labbe QuartetManivelleLa Kuchika05:0307 Pierre Labbe QuartetManivelleManivelle06:2708 Cuong VuIt’s Mostly ResidualIt’s Mostly Residual08:5809 Cuong VuIt’s Mostly ResidualBlur11:2410 David Bass and Karrin AllysonNYC SessionsEndless Waltz05:0111 John HinesYou and ICabo Morning03:3112 David …

2016-11-In-Transition-November-13 Bobby Shew, Walt Weiskopf Mark Egan… Read More »

2016-11-In-Transition-November-06 Connie Evingson, Patricia Barber, Bruno Raberg…

01 Nat King Cole TrioComplete Capitol Recordings A Little Yellow Ribbon 02:2602 Connie Evingson FeverBlack Coffee 06:3003 Renee RosnesAs We Are NowBlack Holes 06:4604 Ahmad Jamal Rossiter Road Yellow Fellow 06:1905 Patricia Barber Companion Black Magic Woman10:3206 Rich HalleyCoyotes In The City Green Dusk07:0107 Fredrik NorenOne Day In May Green Passat06:2308 Miles Davis Aura Green …

2016-11-In-Transition-November-06 Connie Evingson, Patricia Barber, Bruno Raberg… Read More »

2016-10-In-Transition-October-30 Pepper Adams, Gerry Mulligan, Cecil Payne…

01 Pepper AdamsEphemeraJitterbug Waltz06:2002 Gerry MulliganMy Funny ValentineJust In Time04:1403 Cecil PaynePatternsHow Deep Is The Ocean08:1304 Cecil PayneShaw NuffDexterity04:0705 Gerry MulliganMulligan Plays MulliganRoundhouse03:3506 Pepper AdamsPure PepperSeein’ Red07:1507 Gerry MulliganMosaic Select 21Stardust04:4408 Pepper AdamsJulianSpacemaker06:1609 Cecil PayneBrookfield AndanteThe Opener09:3510 Pepper AdamsEphemeraBouncing With Bud10:5411 Cecil PaynePatternsGroovin’ High04:2312 Gerry MulliganMy Funny ValentineWhat Is There To Say04:0813 Cecil PayneShaw NuffBongo …

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2016-10-In-Transition October 23 Colin Hunter, Danny Gottlieb, Brian Hughes…

01 Colin Hunter Timeless An Evening In Roma 02:2702 Danny Gottlieb Jazz Beautiful Ballads Pistachio 02:3103 Saint Dirt Elementary School Abandoned Ballroom Staying Home Every Night 02:2604 George Barnes Plays So Good Night And Day 02:2905 Sarah Vaughan Complete Roulette Studio Recordings Night 02:3206 Anouar Brahem Thimar Waqt 02:3307 Brian Hughes Jazziz April 2008 While …

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2022-11-In-Transition-November-20 Peter Liu, Ralph Towner, Stan Getz…

Featured on today’s episode, Ottawa singer Peter Liu, sax player Stan Getz, Quebec trumpet player Rachel Therrien…… 1 Weather Report The Pursuit Of The Woman With The Feathered Hat Mr. Gone2 Ron Carter Tail Feathers Patrao3 The Gerald Wilson Orchestra The Feather State Street Sweet4 Stan Getz Feather Merchant The Clef Mogran Studio Sessions5 Peter …

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2016-10-In-Transition-October-09 Steve Kirby, Clarence Williams, Gigi Gryce…

01 Steven Kirby Illuminations I Hear A Rhapsody 05:0102 Steven Kirby Illuminations Beautiful Rain 05:0903 Steven Kirby Illuminations May The 4ths be With You 05:3504 Clarence Williams The Bennett Archives Of All The Ones You’ve Done To Me 04:1905 Clarence Williams The Bennett Archives Organ Griner Blues 04:0706 Clarence Williams The Bennett Archives Texas Moaner …

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2016-10-In-Transition-October-02 Carla Bley. Jane Ira Bloom, Bill Evans…

01 Danny Bacher Swing That Music – Danny Bacher Sings La Vie En Rose 05:0202 Darren English Imagine Nation Imagine Nation 07:0003 Renato Braz Anabela Saudade 04:5204 Jane Ira Bloom Rhyme or Rythm Early Americans 03:1805 Carol Duboc Open The Curtains Feeling Good 03:4606 Sound Underground Quiet Spaces Tiny Kingdom 02:5407 Ben Adkins Sal Ma …

2016-10-In-Transition-October-02 Carla Bley. Jane Ira Bloom, Bill Evans… Read More »

2016-09-In-Trandition-September-25 Ahmad Jamal, Jessica Williams, Paul Smoker…

01 Ahmad Jamal Trio I Remember Duke, Hoagy, and Strayhorn Don’t You Know I Care 04:4502 Ahmad Jamal Trio I Remember Duke, Hoagy, and Strayhorn Goodbye 06:0803 Ahmad Jamal Trio I Remember Duke, Hoagy, and Strayhorn In A Sentimental Mood 09:2104 Ahmad Jamal Trio I Remember Duke, Hoagy, and Strayhorn Ruby 05:5705 Jessica Williams Trio …

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2016-09-In Transition-September-18 Oscar Peterson, Joe Sealy, Bob Wilber…

01 Chris Davis Baile Bonita Walk In The Rain 04:3002 Peter Weniger Weirdoes In Walked Bud 05:0803 Oscar Peterson Complete Clef-Mercury Studio Recordings Love Walked In 03:0804 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Dual Vision Blues Walk 05:2905 Mark Little Dream Walkin’ Dream Walkin’ 04:5806 Brandi Disterheft with Holly Cole Second Side He’s Walking 04:1007 Bob …

2016-09-In Transition-September-18 Oscar Peterson, Joe Sealy, Bob Wilber… Read More »

2016-09-In Transition-September-11 Dexter Gordon, Sonny Criss, Sonny Rollins…

01 Dexter Gordon The Complete Prestige Recordings Misty 10:1102 Dexter Gordon Complete Blue Note 60’s Sessions Serenade In Blue 05:0303 Dexter Gordon Complete Blue Note 60’s Sessions I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry 05:2204 Dexter Gordon Complete Blue Note 60’s Sessions Stairway To The Stars 06:5805 Sonny Criss This Is Criss! Black …

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2016-09-In-Transition-September-04 Eric Dolphy, Fraser MacPherson, Brand X…

01 Eric Dolphy The Complete Prestige Recordings Where? 06:0102 Christian McBride Trio Out Here Who’s Makin’ Love? 06:1803 Fraser MacPherson In The Tradition When It’s Sleepy Time Down South 06:5004 Phil Woods 20th Anniversary Set Where You At? 06:5005 Brand X Missing Period Why Won’t You Lend Me Yours? 08:4606 Preservation Hall Jazz Band Made …

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2016-08-In-Transition-August-21American vibist Bobby Hutcherson featured on today’s episode.

01 Bobby Hutcherson Natural Illusions Lush Life 05:3202 Bobby Hutcherson Cirrus Rosewood 07:4003 Bobby Hutcherson Forthy Years Of Jazz History – Blue Note Convergence 05:1704 Bobby Hutcherson Inner Glow Roses Poses 07:1905 Bobby Hutcherson Knucklebean Little B’s Poem 04:4406 Bobby Hutcherson The View From The Inside Laugh, Laugh again 04:1907 Bobby Hutcherson Waiting Prime Thought …

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2016-08 In-Transition-August-07

01 The Mike Jones Trio Roaring Yes Sir, That’s My Baby 09:2702 The Mike Jones Trio Roaring Mean To Me 09:0903 The Mike Jones Trio Roaring If I Had You 07:1304 The Mike Jones Trio Roaring Am I Blue 07:1105 Myriad3 Moons Exhausted Clock 05:1306 Myriad3 Moons Stoner 05:1907 Myriad3 Moons Skeleton Key 05:3208 Myriad3 …

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2016-07-In-Transition-July-31 Ray Brown, Michel Donato, Buster Williams…

01 Ray Brown Jazziz November 1998 The Perfect Blues 05:1802 Michel Donato Live At The Montreal International Jazz Festival Babyland 11:2103 Christian McBride Number Two Express Divergence 09:2104 Michel Donato Live At The Montreal International Jazz Festival Mon Mine 08:5305 Sam Jones Changes and Things Miss Morgan 08:0406 Oscar Pettiford The Finest Of Kamman’s A …

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2016-07-In-Transition-July-24 Maynard Ferguson, Art Farmer, Mike Murley…

01 Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All Stars In The Solo Spotlight Funny Frank 04:0702 Mike Murley Conversation Piece George Is Gone 10:5603 Art Farmer The Meaning Of Art Johnny One Note 07:3604 Maynard Ferguson Complete Roulette Recordings Lament For Susan 03:4905 Duke Ellington Centenial Edition Frankie and Johnny 03:0206 Howard McGhee Sextet Jazz In Paris Nicole …

2016-07-In-Transition-July-24 Maynard Ferguson, Art Farmer, Mike Murley… Read More »

2016-07-In-Transition-July-17 Dave Brubeck, Jeff Hamilton, Ross Tompkins…

01 Dave Brubeck Live At Montreux Summer Music 05:1702 Ross Tompkins Festival Time Summer Wind 04:5603 Jeff Hamilton Wilford and Trio That Sunday, That Summer 04:1304 Oscar Peterson Complete Clef Murcury Recordings The Things We Did Last Summer 04:0405 Bob Curnow’s L.A. Big Band Music Of Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays Every Summer Night 07:0606 …

2016-07-In-Transition-July-17 Dave Brubeck, Jeff Hamilton, Ross Tompkins… Read More »

2016-07-In-Transition-July-03 Fred Hersch, Kathleen Gorman, Solar Wind…

01 Buedi Siebert The Light Dance The Light Dance 06:4302 Clay Giberson Upper Road Northern Lights 05:4703 Fred Hersch Fred Hersch Plays Thelonious Monk Light Blue/Pannonica 06:0704 Kunt Haugsoen Step And A Half Play Of Light 04:2105 Linda Pettersson Light & Shade Amber Light 02:5906 Steps Ahead Vibe From Light To Light 05:3007 Kathleen Gorman …

2016-07-In-Transition-July-03 Fred Hersch, Kathleen Gorman, Solar Wind… Read More »

2016-06-In-Transition-June 26 Part 2 Miles Davis, Alain Caron, Weather Report.

01 Weather Report 8:30 Scarlet Woman 08:2402 Alain Caron Live at Le Cabaret De Montreal Signal 10:5103 Weather Report Live In Tokyo Medley: Surucucu – Lost – Early Minor – Direction 19:0804 Alain Caron Caron – Ecay – Lockwood Gypsy 04:3705 Weather Report Heavy Weather A Remark You Made 06:5206 Alain Caron Live at Le …

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2022-10-In-Transition-October-30 Pianists Lorraine Desmarais and Roberto Magris are featured on today’s episode.

Canadian jazz pianist Lorraine Desmarais as well as Italian pianist Roberto Magris are featured on this all piano edition of In Transition. 01 lorraine desmarais xyz… trio02 lorraine desmarais avril trio03 roberto magris papa’s got a brand new rag duo-trio04 roberto magris cherokee duo-trio05 lorraine desmarais mysterioso blues trio06 lorraine desmarais song for spring trio07 …

2022-10-In-Transition-October-30 Pianists Lorraine Desmarais and Roberto Magris are featured on today’s episode. Read More »

2022-10-In-Transition-October-16 Roy Hargrove, Johnny Costa, Chet Baker…

A great episode today featuring guitarist Larry Coryell, the flying fingers of pianist Johnny Costa, trumpet player Roy Hargrove, the great duo, Hank Crawford and Jimmy McGriff and that’s just for starters! 😀 OCTOBER-16-202201 Larry Coryell Spaces Revisited The Dragon Gate 06.3002 Johnny Costa Classic Costa Stumbling 02.5403 Johnny Costa Flying Fingers Fine And Dandy …

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2007 06 In Transition June 17

June 17 2007 Artist Album Song Time 1 Junior Mance Blue Mance Headstart 5:15 2 Gene Ammons The Mercury Jazz Story Idaho 2:27 3 Leroy Vinnegar Integrity Blues By Five 5:35 4 Snarky Puppy The World Is Getting Smaller Alma 8:19 5 Metro Metro Grand Slam 5:58 6 Tony Perrente The Bennett Archives Crawfish Crawl …

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2007 06 In Transition June 10

June 10 2007 Artist Album Song Time 1 Miles Davis & Charlie Parker Timeless Miles Davis Bird Of Paradice 3:08 2 Tomasz Stanko Quartet Soul Of Things Soul Of Things, Var.3 4:24 3 Dink Johnson The Bennett Archives Kansas City Stomps/ When The Sun Goes Down 10:54 4 Dave Douglas The Infinite Crazy Games 4:35 …

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2007 06 In Transition June 03

June 03 2007 Artist Album Song Time 1 Judi Silvano Women’s Work New Dance 3:52 2 Al McKibbon Tumbao Para Los Congueros Di Mi Vida Tin Tin Deo 5:56 3 Junior Mance Trio Blue Mance Headstart 5:15 4 Jan Allan and Erik Norström Software Jo-Jo’s time 4:44 5 Bob Oliver/ Louis Armstrong The Bennett archives …

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2007 05 In Transition May 20

May 20 2007Artist Album Song Time1 Sam Jones Cello Again Scorpio 5:522 Duke Ellington with Dolores Parker Duke Ellington And His Great Vocalists Take Love Easy 3:043 Mark Sherman Family First Wapango 4:574 Manuel Dunkel Darn That Dream Lighthouse 5:305 Illinois Jacquet Loot To Boot How Long 4:586 Bunny Berigan The Bennett archives You Took …

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2007 05 In Transition May 13

May 13 2007Artist Album Song Time1 Johnny O’Neal Jazziz April 2003 Born to be Blue 6:582 Joe LoCascio Charmed Life The Hurt 3:583 Lalo Schifrin Jazziz 2002/08 – Cool Summer (v. 2) The Marquis Is Back 5:584 Duke Ellington with Ozzie Bailey Duke Ellington And His Great Vocalists Autumn Leaves 6:175 Farmer, Art The Meaning …

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2007 05 In Transition May 06

May 6 2007 Artist Album Song Time 1 Jon Burr 3 For All 3 For All 5:29 2 Miles Osland My Old Kentucky Home Alarm Fire 3:34 3 Miles Donahue Strangers In Paradise I Love Paris 6:02 4 Chie Imaizumi Unfailing Kindness Lonley… 6:30 5 Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band The Bennett archives Scissor Grinder Joe …

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2007 04. In Transition April 22

April 22 2007 Artist Album Song Time 1 Dave Grusin The Key Players 4 Memphis Stomp 3:37 2 Connie Evingson Stockholm Sweetnin Stockholm Sweetnin 4:25 3 Barry Elmes Quintet East West Tofino In May 6:52 4 Michael Carvin Marsalis Music Honor Series In Walked Bud 5:00 5 Slide Hampton Mellow-Dy Lament 4:13 6 Johnny Dunn …

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2007 04 In Transition April 08

April 8 2007 Artist Album Song Time 1 Bob Mintzer Departure Freedomland 5:20 2 Joe Beck Back To Beck I Won’t Be Back 4:56 3 Charnett Moffett I Remember Clifford Jordu 8:17 4 Chick Corea Past, Present & Futures Fingerprints 5:17 5 John Pizzarelli Let There Be Love Da Vinci’s Eyes 3:14 6 Michel Sajrawy …

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2007 03 In Transition March 25

March 25 2007 Artist Album Song Time 1 Alan Broadbent Every Time I Think of You Woody ‘N’ Me 4:55 2 Sarah Vaughan The Mercury Songbook Every Day I Have The Blues 4:22 3 Gilad Barkan Live Sessions Brazilian Suite #3 6:32 4 Gilad Barkan Live Sessions Song For Rachel 4:12 5 Lee Morgan Tribute …

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2007 03 In Transition March 18

March 18 2007Artist Album Song Time1 Sean Jones Roots Puddin’ Time 5:042 Sims, Zoot & Jimmy Rowles Meets Jimmy Rowles “If I’m Lucky” Shadow Waltz 5:393 Cootie Williams Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions Jumping To Concliusions 2:564 Cootie Williams Classic Capitol Jazz Sessions Piney’s Brown Gone 3:115 The Castle Jazz Band The Bennett Archives Sweet Georgia …

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2007 03 In Transition March 11

March 11 2007Artist Album Song Time1 Tony Bennett Steppin’ Out Top Hat, White Tie & Tails 2:382 Mark Kleinhaut Trio Chasing Tales Bluejay 3:493 Lars Gullin First Walk deep purple 2:364 Sonny Criss Sonny’s Dream (Birth of the New Cool) The Golden Pearl 5:155 Torbjörn Gulz Torbjörn Gulz Trio The Green Man Under The Bridge …

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2022-10-In-Transition-October-02 Barry Elmes, Barney Kessel, Shorty Rogers…

The subject of boats begins this edition of In Transition Canadian drummer Barry Elmes is also featured as well as Clarinet legend Benny Goodman on one track, stride pianist Dave McKenna and a few others. 1 charlie byrd little boat boat songs2 bix beiderbecke riverboat shuffle the quintessence3 shirley horn there’s a boat leaving soon …

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2022 09 In Transition September 25 Guido Basso, Jim Galloway, Mark Murphy…

Today’s episode features one of the greatest trumpet players to come out of Canada, Guido Basso. Also featured is the great vocalist Mark Murphy on several selections. 01 guido basso cannon fodder dedications02 guido basso i can dream can’t i? a lazy afternoon03 guido basso nowhere to go dedications04 guido basso hip snake dance dedications05 …

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2022 09 In Transition September 11 Fred Stone, Benny Carter, George Benson…

Music from Canadian trumpet great , Fred Stone along with Jake Langley, Pat Metheny, the legendary Duke Ellington as well as many other… 1 pat metheny and sonny rollins coconut bread dream teams2 pacific salt raw toast jazz canadiana3 maggi olin band morning toast dreams4 andrew cyrille – jeanne lea – jimmy lyons cornbread picnic …

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2022-09-In-Transition-September-04 Illinois Jacquet, David Holland, Count Basie…

01 close e’nuff banter – the love is on sessions02 fraser mcpherson quartet blue prelude jazz vancouver03 david holland spheres emerald tears04 illinois jacquet imagination columbia small group swing sessions05 dinah washingon he’s my guy the complete roulette dinah washington sessions06 count basie flute juice complete clef-verve fifties studio recordings07 thelonious monk round midnight live …

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2022 07 In Transition July 24 Oscar Peterson, Taylor’s Wailers, Nnenna Freelon…

Canadian jazz legend, Oscar Peterson is featured on several selections starting off this edition of In Transition. Vocalist Nnenna Freelon, pianist Martial Solal as well as Taylor’s Wailers are also featured. Artist Year Song Time 01 2.06 Oscar Peterson The Complete Clef-Mercury Studio Recordings Of The Oscar Peterson Trio (1951-53) Lovely To Look At 02 …

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2022 07 IHTSB July 17

This week’s show features some of the very talented jazz musicians in recordings they made in small group formats during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Joining us today are groups such as the Benny Goodman trio from 1935, the Bobcats from 1937, and Chet Baker and his quartet with Russ Freeman from 1953. Enjoy these …

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2022 06 In Transition June 26 Booker Little, Carla Bley, Tal Farlow…

Sax player Booker Ervin and trumpet player Booker Little kick things off with several pieces of musical brilliance. Also featured, music from keyboardist and composer Carla Bley who is joined by influential bassist Steve Swallow as well as Andy Sheppard. 01 Booker Little and Booker Ervin Sounds Of Inner City Souchie 5.2002 Booker Little and …

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2022 06 In Transition June 19 Leora Cashe, Eddie Duran, Madeline Eastman…

Songs regarding food start off this edition of In Transition. Also featureed are several selections from vocalist Madeline Eastman.A great tribute recording from Leora Cashe to legendary Canadian singer Joni Mitchell is also featured. Guitatist Eddie Duran closes the show with tracks from his recording Jazz Guitarist. 01 Michael Herring’s Vertigo Featuring David Binney Dark …

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2022 06 In Transition June 12-Al Di Meola, Humble Pie, Carol Welsman…

Today’s selection brings us recordings about farm animals, Black Coffee, Clifford Brown, Milt Jackson and the great Canadian band, Harkness-Herriott duo. 01 woody shaw song of songs the goat and the archer 7.3602 don bradenorganic walkin’ the dog 7.4203 josh white trio mosaic 110 milk cow blues 4.0704 christy baron bingo baa baa black sheep …

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2022 05 In Transition May 22 Dizzy Gillespie, Jesse Stacy, Hubert Laws.

Canadian singer Chantal Chamberland is featured on several tracks with her warm sultry voice. Three spotlights are also on the docket. One dealing with faces, the other, songs that contain the name Karen, and finally songs about chance. Trumpet legend Dizzy Gillespie closes out the show with “Just One More Chance”. 01 charles mcpherson first …

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2022 05 IHTSB May 22

IHTSB May 22, 2022 This is the weekend that Canadians traditionally mark as Victoria Day, and for us it’s an opportunity to reflect on the contribution made to popular culture by those with ties to Britain. On today’s show we celebrate the British influence in the jazz and popular music culture during our time period. …

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2022 04 In Transition April 10 George Russell, Chase Sanborn, Oscar Peterson…

The great composer/arranger George Russell kicks off this edition of In Transition with some great music. Also featured is Britain’s one and only, trumpet player Ian Carr and his band Nucleus. Canadian musicians bassist Al Henderson and pianist Oscar Peterson are also featured. 01 george russell the stratus seekers Pan-daddy 4.5802 george russell the stratus …

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2022 04 In Transition April 03 Stan Getz, Gerry Hebert, Jeri Brown…

Music from sax greats Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, trumpet giants lee morgan and roy hargrove, pianist horace parlan and many others are fetured on todays’ episode. 01 stan getz the brothers five brothers 3.1202 red holloway cookin’ together brother red 3.3103 george benson that’s right song for my brother 4.1604 blue mitchell big 6 brother …

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2022 03 In Transition March 20 Ron Davis, Benny Goodman, Jake Langley…

On todays’ episode, music from Canadian pianist Ron Davis. Also featured are guitarists Jake Langley and Greg Chako, the great bandleader Benny Goodmany and many others. Enjoy! 01 breakwater in the bush yellow weather 4.28 02 tom boras three houses talk about the weather 3.32 03 greg chako integration II fine aussie weathered 6.27 04 …

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2022 03 IHTSB March 20 Sarah Vaughan, Fletcher Henderson, Bobby Hackett…

Today we celebrate the first day of Spring, with songs recorded from the 1930s to the 1960s. We begin with the trumpet of Bobby Hackett and “Spring, Beautiful Spring”. Sarah Vaughan and William Tabbert bring us songs from two musicals,”South Pacific” and “State Fair”, written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Tommy Dorsey and his …

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2022 02 IHTSB February 13

February 13, 2022 Today on the show we’ll hear recordings from small jazz groups from the 1930s through to the 1950s. There are some very talented musicians in our line up along with some fabulous singers, and even a big band or two. As a special feature, we highlight the work of several wonderful jazz …

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2022 02 In Transition February 06 The music of the great composer-musician, Duke Ellington

The music of one of the greatest composers of popular music and jazz, the great band leader Duke Ellington is featured, kicking off week one of Black History Month. Artist | Year | Song | Time Black History Month Week 1 01 duke ellington complete capitol recordings in a sentimental mood 2.32 02 duke ellington …

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2022 02 IHTSB February 06 Welcome to week one of Black History Month. The great vocalist Ella Fitzgerald is featured in this episode.

This morning on IHTSB we pay tribute to one of the major figures in popular music and jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. Ella Fitzgerald had one of the loveliest voices in popular music and jazz. With the rich, warm quality of her voice, and her amazing diction and versatility, Ella was at home across a range of …

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2022 01 In Transition January 30 Billie Holiday, Elek Bacsik, Count Basie…

On this episode we begin with songs about and relating to ghosts.vocalist Nancy Wilson, guitarist Wes Montgomery and sax player Tony Campise take part in this exciting set of jazz. Hungarian guitarist Elek Bacsik is featured on several tracks. Other musicians featured today include the great pianist Teddy Wilson, and Count Basie among others. Enjoy …

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2022 01 In Transition January 16 Carmen McRae, Wynton Marsalis, Rich Halley…

This episode features the talented and legendary vocalist Carmen McRae saluting the great composer Thelonious Monk, as well as Dave Brubeck. Sax player Rich Halley is featured on some amazing tracks from a recent recording. Other featured musicians include trumpet player Wynton Marsalis, bassist Sam Jones and a few others. Enjoy!😀 One of the great …

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2022 01 In Transition January 09 Charlie Christian, Art Pepper, Herbie Spanier…

january 09 2022jartist album song time01 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar wholly cats 2.2002 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar memories of you 3.0103 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar tea for two 4.4404 charlie christian the first master of the electric guitar stardust 2.3105 …

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2021 12 IHTSB December 26

Our show today celebrates small jazz groups from the 1930s through to the 1950s. Musicians in these groups made many recordings at this time in studio sessions for the independent labels and left us a treasury of wonderful jazz from these immensely talented artists. George Wettling and friends join us with “Bugle Call Rag” and …

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2021 12 In Transition December 19 Al Henderson, Oscar Peterson, Hugh O’Connor…

It’s that time of year again. This year I will be featuring Christmas classics along with featured jazz songs. Pianist Oscar Peterson will be treating us to two favorite Christmas tunes. Also featured in the Christmas spirit are bassists David Friesen, Simon Fisk, and Stanley Clarke. Pianists Vince Guaraldi treats us to a Charlie Brown …

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2021 12 IHTSB December 19 Christmas music from Buddy Clark, Fats Waller, Ella Fitzgerald…

We celebrate the holiday season in today’s show, with songs about Christmas and about the winter weather. Listen to winter holiday classics like “Winter Wonderland” from Buddy Clark, “Sleigh Ride”, performed by its composer Leroy Anderson, and a fun version of “Jingle Bells” from the irrepressible Fats Waller! Mel Torme joins us with his composition …

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2014-05-In-Transition-May-11 Jimmy Raney, Teddy Edwards, Lorraine Desmarais…

Some great Canadian talent are featured in this episode. Quebec pianist Lorraine Desmarais, Canadian guitarist Jake Langley as well as trumpet/flugelhorn player Guido Basso are among some of the artists featured today. ARTIST | ALBUM | SONG | TIME1 Janice Finlay Anywhere But Here When I Go Away 06:222 Anat Cohen Claroscuro Nightmare 04:203 Carlos …

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2014-05-In-Transition-May-04 Sammy Price, Kathleen Gorman, Django Reinhardt…

May 04 2014 Pianist Ran Blake and sax player Houston Person recorded a classic entitled Suffield Gothic. Both of them stretched out with insight, empathy and the pure joy of creating beautiful music. Canadian band Free Trade is also featured as well as vocalist supreme, Sarah Vaughan, guitarist Al Casey, violinist John Blake and a …

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2021 12 In Transition December 12 featuring the music of one of the greatest progressive jazz rock bands ever, Brand X.

Drummer Phil Collins of the rock band Genesis formed this amazing band in the 1970’s. They went on to record some monumental recordings, some of which we will listen to on today’s episode. 01 brand x livestock nightmare patrol 7.5302 brand x masques black moon 4.4103 brand x moroccan roll hate zone 4.3904 brand x …

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2021 12 In Transition December 05 Music from Horace Parlan, Sam Bevan, Maynard Ferguson…

Today’s episode is based on a theme. Songs that contain moments are featured including trumpet legend Louis Armstrong, vocalist Peggy Lee, Pianist Sergio Salvatore with a tribute to Montreal, as well as guitarist Mark Elf to name but a few of the musicians on the show today. 01 jukka eskola soul trio jukka eskola soul …

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2021 11 In Transition November 28 Tina Brooks, Tony Campise, Hank Mobley…

Today’s episode features some of the greatest sax players in jazz. It’s a small sample given the time allotted, but I hope I can introduce listeners to some of the greatest! Tina Brook’s great recordings for Blue Note Records, the unforgettable sounds of Dexter Gordon, and John Coltrane’s great version of Countdown are just a …

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2021 11 In Transition November 21 music from Chico Freeman, Ricky Ford, Lenny Breau…

Shadowfax was considered a new age group but there music is much more than that. Several tracks from their early recordings are featured in today’s episode. Pop singer Joe Jackson released an album many years ago that swings like crazy. The last part of the show features several tracks that are guaranteed to get you …

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2021 11 IHTSB November 07

Welcome today to the Big Band sound of the 1930s and 1940s. We hear orchestras, packed with highly talented musicians and singers, that became a defining feature of this era in music. Some started out as smaller groups, others as jazz and dance bands, and they came into their own during the Swing Era, which …

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2021 11 In Transition October 31 Cathy Segal-Garcia, Paul Bley, Pat Metheny…

On today’s episode I wanted to feature two flutists. One known ( Moe Koffman) and one not so we’ll known (Nika Rejto). Both are accomplished and entertaining in their delivery. Enjoy. 01 cathy segal-garcia alone together misty 6.2702 colin hunter timeless too misty 5.3303 dexter gordon original jazz masters series vol. 1 misty 9.1304 earl …

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2021 10 In Transition October 24 music from Gong, Vince Guaraldi, Clifford Brown…

This episodes kicks off with some new music as well as music from the 1970’s from the great progressive band from France, Gong.Also featured today are pianist Vince Guaraldi as well as trumpet legend, Clifford Brown. Playlist 01 samara joy 2021 samara joy stardust 3.5102 aaron myers 2021 the pride album moanin 7.1703 vincent ingala …

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2016 06 In Transition June 05 Gabriela Martina, Maria João, Kate Hammett-Vaughan.

01 Gabriela Martina No White Shoes Witch Hunt 03:4902 Maria João Jazz Quintet Cem Caminhos Take Five 09:2703 Martina No White Shoes Thirsty Flower 08:1504 Maria João Jazz Quintet Cem Caminhos My Favorite Things 04:1105 Gabriela Martina No White Shoes Us 07:2106 Kate Hammett-Vaughan Eclipse This Is New 04:43 07 Kate Hammett-Vaughan So Lucky To …

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2021 10 In Transition October 17 Jamaladeen Tacuma, UZEB

01 Jamaladeen Tacuma So Tranquillizin Be My Girl 04.4102 Uzeb Between The Lines Number 5 04.4603 Jamaladeen Tacuma Music World Kismet 05.2604 Uzeb Fast Emotion Fast Emotion 06.0005 Jamaladeen Tacuma Show Stopper Animated Creation 04.1206 Uzeb Fast Emotion Brass Licks 02.2907 Jamaladeen Tacuma Show Stopper From The Land Of Sand 04.1808 Uzeb Uzeb-Didier-Lockwood Absolutely Live …

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2021 10 In Transition October 10 Cannonball Adderley, Ornette Coleman, Willis Jackson…

Another exciting episode with Matt Balitsaris kicking off the show with three selections. The great sax player Julian Cannonball Adderley along with jazz innovator Ornette Coleman are featured in the spotlight. 01 Matt Balitsaris and Jeff Berman An Echoed Smile Brothers Of Others 04.5102 Matt Balitsaris and Jeff Berman An Echoed Smile An Echoed Smile …

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2021 09 In Transition September 26 music from vocalists Ethel Ennis and Alex Pangman.

Ethel Ennis is a new discover for me. First time listen felt like a shower of warm water. Her phrasing, choice of music and overall delivery demand repeated listens. My first impression was that style wise she reminded me of another great vocalist, Chris Connor. Canadian vocalist Alex Pangman always delivers a great vocal. The …

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2021 09 In Transition September 12 Michael Franks, Bob Mover, Bill Evans…

Vocalist Michael Franks has been around long enough to have influenced a slew of musicians. Not only other vocalists but musicians as well. On this episode I am featuring mostly recordings from the 1970’s and 1980’s. His voice is smooth and sultry but more importantly, inviting. When we listen to smooth jazz vocals these days, …

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2021 09 In Transition September 05 Ronnie Mathews, Gerry Mulligan, James Williams…

Starting off today’s episode is African piano legend Randy Weston. A unique way of presenting his music has always been his hallmark. It also made him an influence on many other pianists. Also featured on the show is one of the greatest big band leaders ever, the great Count Basie. The recording I selected is …

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2021 08 In Transition August 01 Teddy Edwards, Miles Davis, Kenny Wheeler…

Teddy Edwards was always a solid and reliable sax player who for many years performed on the west coast. Later in life he would record and accompany the great singer songwriter, Tom Waits. Guillermo Bazzola who is originally from Argentina, now living in Spain has been entertaining many listeners with his captivating guitar style. Canadian …

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