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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 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 …

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

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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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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 …

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

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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2021 03 In Transition March 07 Guillermo Bazzola, Kenny Wheeler, Al Di Meola, Jacques Loussier.

01 Guillermo Bazzola Lost And Found Eternal Rain 04.56 02 Kenny Wheeler and John Abercrombie It Takes Two! After All 04.10 03 Guillermo Bazzola Lost And Found Melancholy 04.45 04 Kenny Wheeler and John Taylor Where Do We Go Frome Here? Au Contraire 04.31 05 Guillermo Bazzola Lost And Found Un Poco Mas De Tiempo …

2021 03 In Transition March 07 Guillermo Bazzola, Kenny Wheeler, Al Di Meola, Jacques Loussier. Read More »

2021 02 In Transition February 28 Week four of Black History Month. Oscar Peterson…

Artist Album Song Time 01 Oscar Peterson Big 6 at the Montreux Jazz Festival Au Privave 11.18 02 Oscar Peterson Walking The Line Once Upon A Summertime 05.17 03 Oscar Peterson Very Tall Green Dolphin Street 07.30 04 Oscar Peterson Complete Clef_Mercury Studio Recordings Rough Ridin’ 02.47 05 Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny Dual Vision …

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2021 02 In Transition February 14 Complete RCA recordings of Jelly Roll Morton

Artist Album Song Time 01 Jelly Roll Morton Centennial – Complete Victor Recordings Pep 02.57 02 Jelly Roll Morton Centennial – Complete Victor Recordings My Little Dixie Home 02.58 03 Jelly Roll Morton Centennial – Complete Victor Recordings Mr. Jelly Lord 02.51 04 Jelly Roll Morton Centennial – Complete Victor Recordings Little Lawrence 02.56 05 …

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2021 01 In Transition January 31 Michel Petrucciani, Milt Jackson, Brew Moore, Pat Metheny…

Artist Album Song Time 01Michel PetruccianiPianismOur Tune07.00 02Michel PetruccianiPianismFaces Face04.42 03Milton NascimentoMiltonNothing Will Be As It Was03.44 04Milton NascimentoMiltonClove and Cinnamon03.56 05Monty AlexanderJamboree – Ivory and SteelBig Yellow Taxi04.22 06Pat MethenyOfframpBarcarole03.17 07Monty AlexanderJamboree – Ivory and SteelLinstead Market04.16 08Brew MooreThe Brew Moore QuartetFive Planets In Leo04.22 09Brew MooreBrew MoorePat’s Batch04.39 10Oscar PetersonLive At The Salle …

2021 01 In Transition January 31 Michel Petrucciani, Milt Jackson, Brew Moore, Pat Metheny… Read More »

2021 01 In Transition January 24 Eric Dolphy, Esther Phillips, Freddie Green…

01 Bobby Enriquez Wild Piano Classical Gas 04.4402 Bobby Enriquez Wild Piano Four In One 05.3403 Eric Dolphy and Ron Carter Magic Tenderly 04.1704 Eric Dolphy and Ron Carter Magic It’s Magic 05.4105 Kevin Eubanks Guitarist Yesterdays 06.3506 Kevin Eubanks Guitarist Blue In Green 03.1707 Ernie Henry Last Chorus All The Things You Are 07.4908 …

2021 01 In Transition January 24 Eric Dolphy, Esther Phillips, Freddie Green… Read More »

2021 01 In Transition January 17 Pepper Adams, Gerry Mulligan, Cecil Payne, Benny Goodman…

Artist Album Song Time01 Margie Baker And Friends Miss Otis Regrets 03.5302 Margie Baker And Friends It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing 07.5703 Iain Ballamy All Men Amen Blennie 04.4204 Iain Ballamy All Men Amen Oaxaca 06.0705 Barney Kessel Easy Like That’s All 04.1106 Matt Kendrick Unit Art – Jazz …

2021 01 In Transition January 17 Pepper Adams, Gerry Mulligan, Cecil Payne, Benny Goodman… Read More »

2021 01 In Transition January 10 Cannonball Adderley, Hugh Fraser, Roger Kellaway, Ornette Coleman…

Artist Album Song Time 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 04.3303 Matt Balitsaris and Jeff Berman An Echoed Smile Canoe Ticket 04.2704 Cannonball Adderley And Eight Giants A Little Taste 04.3305 Cannonball Adderley And Eight Giants Blues …

2021 01 In Transition January 10 Cannonball Adderley, Hugh Fraser, Roger Kellaway, Ornette Coleman… Read More »

2021 01 In Transition January 03 Greg Lowe, Anat Cohen, Kenny Garrett, Antonio Forcione…

01 Erich Avinger Si Latino Negro 03.0802 Erich Avinger Si The Mother Song 04.2203 Erich Avinger Si Global Village 04.3804 Heinz Froeling and Gerd Fuehrs Amerland Sarabande 02.2905 Heinz Froeling and Gerd Fuehrs Amerland Street Dance 02.3306 Heinz Froeling and Gerd Fuehrs Amerland Ammerland 03.0907 Greg Lowe Greg Lowe Modern Mayhem 03.1808 Greg Lowe Greg …

2021 01 In Transition January 03 Greg Lowe, Anat Cohen, Kenny Garrett, Antonio Forcione… Read More »