Wednesday, June 30, 2010

A fantastic line up featuring music from Black Jazz Records, 2 hours of high class music featuring tracks from just about the whole roster of artists on the label.These are some of my favourite tracks,I hope you like them as well.As usual feedback very much appreciated and links available by e-mail request.

Aunt Lovey - Calvin Keys
Mighty Mighty - Doug Carn
Soul Village - Walter Bishop Jr
Maiden Voyage - Kellee Patterson
Descent - Roland Haynes
Slinky - The Awakening
The highest pleasure - Rudolph Johnson
My Cherie Amour/You are the sunshine of my life - Gene Russell

Outbreak - Henry Franklin
Powerhouse - Chester Thompson
Second wave - roland Haynes
Time is running out - Doug Carn
Criss Cross - Calvin Keys
Brand New Feeling - The Awakening
Little Dapnh - Rudolph Johnson
Mr T - Chester Thompson

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Jazz A Love affair 35, two hours of solid jazz.

Here is a new show for you, alot of good jazz. Here is the link

A good mix of tracks, some new artists, some established. Also a good mix of styles.
Part 1,
Rufus Read Quintet - Meddler, 2007, Live At The Kennedy Center.
Tommy Smith - Peeping Tom, 1990, Peeping Tom.
L.J.C. - Shadows Silence And Dreams, 2007, Dark Humour.
Alex Garcia's Afromantra - For Emiliano Salvador, 2006. Uplifting Spirit.
Renie Marie - Dixie/Strange Fruit, 2001, Vertigo.
Billy Bang - Dance Of The Manakin, 2010, Prayer For Peace.
Part 2.
Lorez Alexandria - Baltimore Oriole, 1957, This Is Lorez.
Lorez Alexandria - Jumping With Symphony Sid, 1957, Lorez Sings Pres.
Reptet - Eve Of Thrieve, 2008, Chicken Or Beef.
Billy Cobham - The Song Is You, 2002, Art Of Four.
L.J.C. - Bouncy Bouncy, 2007, Dark Humour.
Ian Shaw - Have You Met Miss Jones, 1995, Taking It To Hart.
Toshiko Akiyoshi + SWR Big Band - Drum Conference, 2008, Let Freedom Swing.
I hope you enjoy the music.
The Rep.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Andy's Jazz Show 22

I believe in miracles - Sunlight Square
The Squirrel/Si Si Safronia - Lou Donaldson
Countenance - Olli Ahvenlahti
Kommunisten - Bjorn Alkes Kvartett
Coming home baby/Cast your fate to the wind - Attila Zoller and Klaus Doldinger
A Shade of Blues / Tacos - The Crusaders
Catch 22 hot (Jazz Invaders Mix) - The Houdini's
Tata Somba - Gerardo Frisina
Living in the city (Gerardo Frisina re-edit) - Luigi Bonafede
Will you walk a little faster - Gerardo Frisina

Waltzing is hip - Resonance Big Band
That's all - The Phil Collins Big Band
Mescalito - Teruo Nakamura
The Chief - Al Foster
Southern Suite - Jack Costenzo and Tubby Hayes
Von Regenbogen - Namaz
Medditerraneo - Bobby Vince Paunetto
I may be wrong - Etta Jones
There will never be another you - Major Holley

Well after a few hiccups here is this weeks show.Si Si Safronia is from the album Rising Sun (Blue Note LT 1028) and differs from a version I played a while back (Donaldson with Big John Patton),a completely different sound but still good.I have some Scandinavian jazz,new stuff from Gerardo Frisina and in part 2 I have some great big band jazz,a classic latin fusion track from Namaz an excellent vocal performance from Etta Jones and the quirky but talented Major Holley.I hope you like it.
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Andy's Jazz Show 21 The Bargain Bin Edition

This weeks show is made up of cds purchased recently from the bargain bin at Real Groovy records,Auckland.Great music throughout,album details at the bottom except for the Salena Jones as in the mayhem I have lost the sleeve!

Show 21
Rod's tune /movin on /down with it - Reuben wilson
Little Esther/it don't mean a thing/bebop - Deborah Brown
East of the sun/another trane thing - Marchel Ivery
Renegade man/prince's groove -Vince Seneri

Funky T - Steve Turre
Mr Bojangles/Stormy Weather - Salena Jones
Do what you gotta do/Sunrise Sunset - Rhoda Scott
Pats House/Unit 7 - Jimmy Bruno
Blues Walk - Marchel Ivery

Album Info
Reuben Wilson - Down With It! 1998 Cannonball Records with Melvin Sparks/Ed Cherry Guitar,Melvin Butler Tenor Sax,Steve Berrios/Reggie Nicholson Percussion,Drums

Deborah Brown - Jazz 4 Jazz 1993 Timeless Records
with Horace Parlan Piano,Red Mitchell Bass,Ed Thigpen Drums

Marchel Ivery - 3 Leaning House Jazz 1999 with Joey DeFrancesco Organ,G.T. Hogan Drums,Lyles West Bass,Andrew Griffith Drums

Vince Seneri - The Prince's Groove 2007 PVR Records
with Randy Brecker Trumpet,Flugelhorn,Paul Bollenback Guitar,Dave Valentin Flute,Houston Person Tenor Sax,Richie Flores/Gary Fritz Percussion,Buddy Williams Drums

Steve Turre - Rhythm Within 1995 Antilles Records
Herbie Hancock - piano
Pharoah Sanders - tenor sax
Jon Faddis - trumpet, flugelhorn, shells
Stanton Davis - trumpet, flugelhorn
Andy Gonzalez - bass
Britt Woodman - trombone
Douglas Purviance - shells, bass trombone
Aaron Johnson - trombone, shells
Robin Eubanks - trombone, shells
Jamal Haynes - trombone, shells
Frank Lacy - trombone, shells
Victor Lewis - drums, percussion
Kimati Dinizulu - African drums, shakeres, percussion, clave
Milton Cardona - congas, shakeres, guiro, percussion
Jimmy Delgado - shakeres, timbales, cowbell

Salena Jones meets Richie Cole and Kenny Burrell Vine Gate Records 1999
No info on this one,sorry!

Rhoda Scott - Encore,encore,encore 2003 Universal Records
with Lucian Dobat,Drums

Jimmy Bruno - Like That Concord Records 1995
with Joey DeFrancesco trumpet,organ,Craig Thomas bass,Steve Hollaway drums

Marchel Ivery meets Joey DeFrancesco Leaning House Records 1999
with Clint Strong guitar,Andrew Griffith drums

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Jazz A Love Affair 34, The Rep Hits The Road.

Play list for new show, and here is the link
Jazz A Love Affair 34, takes us on the road to visit many places and hear some fantastic jazz.
Part 1,
Steve Turre - Midnight In Madrid, 2008, Rainbow People.
Gerry Mulligan/Art Farmer - Moonlight In Vermont, 1959, Live In Rome Concerts.
Callie Cardamon - Easy Street, 2010, Easy Street.
Clare Hirst - On The Street Where You Live, 2008, Touchy.
Duke Ellington/Johnny Hodges - Beale St Blues, 1959, Back To Back.
Yusef Lateef - A Night In Tunisia, 1957, Beautiful Flowers.
Liane Carroll - Memphis In June, 2007, Slow Down.
Part 2,
David Newman - Lonely Avenue, 1989, Fire.
Dee Dee Bridgewater - On A Slow Boat To China, 2000, Live At Yoshi's.
Rufus Read Trio - Dry Land, 2010, Out Front.
Pharaoh Sanders - Morning In Soweto, 2000, Spirit.
Carmen McRae - New York State Of Mind, 1982, No More Blues.
Louis Hayes Sextet - Autumn In New York, 1990, The Crawl.
Tin Warfield Sextet - The Old Country, 2001, Jazz Is.
Cheers Ray.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Jazz A Love Affair 33.

A great two hours of wonderful jazz. Lots of old favourites and a slashing of new talent. Here is the link for Jazz A Love Affair 33, and here is the play list.

Part 1.
Dexter Gordon - Tangerine, 1975, Tangerine.
Ella Fitzgerald - Georgia On My Mind, 1961.
Louis Armstrong - Up A Lazy River, ?.
David Murray/David Burrel - It Hurts So Much To See, 1993, Windward Passage.
Band Of Oboes - Inside Out, 2006, First Impressions.
Judy Niemack - As Time Goes By, 2002, About Time.
Lionel Hampton Allstars - Stardust, 1947, Just Jazz Concert.
Part 2.
Manhattan Transfer - Doodling, 2004, Vibrate.
Yusef Lateef - Trouble In Mind, 1962, Cannonball In Europe.
Sarah Moule - Sounds Like Goodbye, 2008, A Lazy Kind Of Love.
Stan Getz/Stan Tracey - All Gods Children Got Rhythm, 1964, Live In London.
Ray Charles - How Long Has This Been Going On, 2006, Ray Sings Basie Swings.
Charles Mingus/Eric Dolphy - Stormy Weather, 1960, Plays It Cool.

I hope you like the jazz.

Cheers The Rep.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

A Multi Faceted Jazz Show.

Here is another great selection of jazz picked just for you. Some are from vinyl which means they may not have past to CD yet. Here is the link

Part 1.
Red Rodney - Red Bird, 1976, The Red Tornado.
Callie Cardamon - Lets Do It, 2010, Easy Street.
Peter Fraize - Cradle Rocked, 2009, Organic Matter.
Don "Sugarcane" Harris - Song For My Father, 1974.
Joe Harriott Quintet - Oleo, 1962, Abstract.
James Carter/John Medeski - Heaven On Earth, 2009, Heaven On Earth.
Part 2.
Jon Hendricks - Where, 1959, The Swingers.
Zoot Sims - A Ghost Of A Chance, 1976, Soprano Sax.
Zoot Sims - Willow Weep For Me, 1976, Soprano Sax.
Zoot Sims/Phil Woods - Nobody Knows, 1982, After The Rain.
Phil Woods/Richie Cole - Eddies Mood, 1980, Side By Side.
Out Of The Blue - OTB, 1987, Live At Mount Fuji.

Hope you like them.

Cheers Ray

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Updated Playlists Andy's Jazz Shows

Well it's been a hectic few weeks moving to a 2 hour show and also bringing the great Kiwi BBQ to your breakfast table. Shows are on heavy rotation,just e-mail me with any questions or requests.

Show 19

Little sunflower - Carlos Garnett
Walking code blue - Carmen Lundy
Dark shadows - Eddie Henderson
The jet set - Gary Chandler
Jeannine - Mel Rhynne
Tangerine - Hod o'Brien
Blues in the am -Houston Person
Hill st blues - Rodney Franklin
Dig! -Joey DeFrancesco
The midnight creeper -Lou Donaldson
Agbara -The Soul Jazz Orchestra
Bolivia -Monty Alexander
Bye bye blackbird - Ray Brown Trio
The flipside - Jaleel Shaw
Segment - Steve Turre
Mystic voyage - Roy Ayers

Show 20

Hi Fly - Richie Cole
River - Woody Shaw
Sunflowers - Leon Thomas with Gary Bartz and Eddie Henderson
Keepin' movin' - The New 5
Out of the dreamworld - Joris Posthumus Quartet
At the crossroads - Bobby Watson
Mas que nada - Sadao Watanabe
Buckeye steel mill blues - Willie Pooch
Morning change - Norman Connors
Rise - Gary Bartz
Maiden Voyage - Herbie Hancock
Esta Noche (Tonight) - Pete Escovado
Blue Bossa - Boillat Therace Quintet
Love Ballad - George Benson
Sugarloaf express - Lee Ritenour

Lamb Chops and Chups #1

Knocks me off my feet - David Newman
Sunrise - Andre Ceccarelli
Another Star - Urbie Green
Afro Blue / Autumn Leaves - Shigeharu Mukai
Starchild - Level 42
Dreams of tomorrow - Marilyn Scott
30 degrees to the wind - Blue Mitchell
Brazilian Market - Lloyd McNeill
Things we said today / Paperback writer - The London Jazz Four
Burners Waltz - Eric Alexander
Think - Shirley Scott
Sonny's Crib - Claude Williamson
Lo Joe - George Coleman
Be bop boogie - Hilton Felton
Groove blues - Steve Turre

Lamb Chops and Chups #2

Loie - Kenny Burrell
My favorite things - Mark Murphy
To prove my love -Ned Doheny
Places and spaces/Fallin' like dominoes - Donald Byrd
Mysterious maiden - Chico Hamilton
Mississipi City Strut - Stanley Turrentine
West coast blues - Project G5
Can't hide love -Art Webb
Time out - Hiromi's Sonicbloom
Old devil moon - Eddie Henderson
Time and Space - Hiromi's Sonicbloom
Brazilian love affair - George Duke
Take off - Marco di Marco
Stolen moments - Mark Murphy
Day by day - Jazz Invaders
Frankie - Iain McKenzie
Stargazer - Les DeMerle
Giant Black Shadow - Quasimode
Argentina - Ronnie Foster
Zulu - Les McCann
I heard that - Eddie Russ