Thursday, March 31, 2011

Andy's Jazz Show #57

Pow! - Willis Jackson & Von Freeman
Streetwave -The Brothers Johnson
Jazz Carnival - Azymuth
Blue Montreux - The Brecker Brothers
Fancy Dance - The Jazz Crusaders
Chillin' - George Duke
That's The Way Of The World - Incognito
In A Sentimental Mood - Art Farmer
Fried Bananas / Body And Soul / Blue Monk - Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance
Rattlesnake - Monty Alexander
Sweet Sticky Thing - Gene Dunlap
Happy Music - The Blackbyrds
The Afro Bird - Babyra Soul
Tokio - Hector Costita Sexo
Star Bag - Willis Jackson

Completely by accident this show opens and finishes with Willis Jackson.Great tracks throughout,old and recent.The threeplay is from Dexter Gordon with Junior Mance from a live in Montreux performance.I hope you like it.As usual download link by e-mailing

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 74.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 74". Link
Part 1,
Partikel - Oojimaflip, 2010, Partikel.
Etta James - Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying, 2001, Blue Gardenia.
Spike Robinson/George Masso - Lets Fall In Love, 1992, Plays Arlen.
David Murray - Bright Mississippi, 1994, Saxmen.
Henrik Mossberg - Comments, 2005, Comments.
Juliett Kelly - Here Comes The Rain Again, 2009, Licorice Kiss.
Pablo All Stars - Samba De Orfeu, 1977, Montreux 77.
Part 2,
Archie Shepp/Horace Parlan - Bessie Smiths Blues, 1992, Swing Low.
Benet McLean - What You Wanna Hear/Giant Steps, 2008, In The Land Of Oo-Bla-Dee.
Geri Brown - Who Can I Turn To, 1996, April In Paris.
Scott Hamilton - Something For Red, 2009, Across The Tracks.
Jimmy Deuchar Sextet - Swingin In Studio Two, 1957, Pal Jimmy

Friday, March 25, 2011

Andy's Jazz Show # 56

A Solid line up this week kicking off with a couple of tracks from the One night with Blue Note series.A new sound to me is that of the Berardi Jazz Connection,well worth a listen.Also check out the silky vocals of Roberta Gambarini,nice.The threeplay is from the Incredible Jimmy Smith's classic album Back at the Chicken shack.I hope you like it,as usual link by request.

Little B's Poem -Bobby Hutcherson
When you wish upon a star - Stanley Jordan
Aquarius - Charles Earland
Do it to it - Jimmy Owens
Walking in the village / The right time - Berardi Jazz Connection featuring Fabio Morgera
Runnin' - Amsterdam Jazz Collective featuring Ivar
Lover Man / Guess I'll hang my tears out dry - Roberta Gambarini
Awakening - Keiko Matsui featuring Kirk Whalum
Back at the chicken shack / Minor mood / On the sunny side of the street - Jimmy Smith
Guess I'll hang my tears out to dry - Dexter Gordon
Killer Joe - James Gentry
In the zone - Dave O'Higgins Quartet
Mind over matter - Ron Westray & Thomas Heflin
Yeah Man! - Charly Antolini

Thursday, March 24, 2011

R.I.P Melvin Sparks

Another great player has gone to play in the great celestial band.A tribute coming soon on my show, more details on My Favourite Sound

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 73.

Here is the play list for Jazz A Love affair 73. Link
Part 1,
Von Freeman - Didn't We, 2006, Good Forever.
The Cafe Ole - Verde Libra, 2007, Cuanto Tardare.
Eugene Maslov - The Masquerade Is Over, 2002 The Fuse Is Lit.
Keijzer/McGuiness Quintet - GC For CP, 2009, The Seed Habit.
Take 6 - Sweet Georgia Brown, 2008, The Standard.
Cecilia Wennerstrom - Come Rain Or Come Shine, 1998, Minor Stomp.
Joe Vanenkhuizen Trio - Jumpin With Symphony Sid.
Part 2,
Mike Lee/Ted Chubb - In His Steps, 2009, New Tricks.
Sarah Vaughan - My Man, ? , Its A Mans World.
Elliott Caine Sextet - Bossa For Bert, 2000, La Supercool.
MJQ/Phil Woods - All The Things You Are, 1993, MJQ And Friends.
Les McCann/Eddie Harris - The Generation Gap,1969, Swiss Movement.
Cannonball Adderley/Ernie Andrews - Worksong, 1969, Live Session.
Freddie Hubbard - The Things We Did Last Summer, 1969/2009, Without A Song

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Andy's Jazz Show #55

Excellent stuff this week,just about something for everyone.The threeplay is from Les McCann.

Come with me - Tania Maria
Is this love - Will Downing and Lee Ritenour
Mosquito Coast - Mr Gone
African Rhythms - Rhythm Factory
Twisted blues - Wes Montgomery
Walking in space - Quincy Jones
Samba for Maria - Norman Connors
Shante - Mass Production
Nairobi Nights / McCanna / What I call Soul - Les McCann
Groove Drops - Jimmy Smith
Funkfathers - The CTI Allstars
Blues for Max - The Solid State Allstars
What's going on? - Harvey Mason
If we do nothing - Olu Butterfly Woods
L's Bop - Clarke / Correa / Henderson / Hubbard / White
Hi Voltage - Hank Mobley

Friday, March 18, 2011

Show 54 Links

The links for this show are due to expire very soon,this is your last chance to download it.Available here pt1 and here pt2
It's a great show give your I thingy a treat!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Andy's Jazz Show 54

Plenty to enjoy in this weeks show,classic Freddie Hubbard,more from Richie Hart,and a classic club track from Mass Production.There's new music from Pybus Groove Quartet and the main man with the threeplay this week is George Duke.I hope you like it.

Show 54

Gibraltar - Freddie Hubbard

160 Million Dollar Chinese Man - Papa John DeFrancesco

The Frim Fram Sauce - Richie Hart

Harlem Boys - Sonny Rollins

In the land of the Blacks (Blind as Sudan) - Woody Shaw

Cosmic Lust - Mass Production

I Wish - The Players Association

Au Right / Psychocomatic Dung / Vulcan Mind Probe - George Duke

Para Ti , Para Mi - Les McCann

Good Evening / Shamtime - Pybus Groove Quartet

Jeannine - Mel Rhynne

Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Big John Patton / Lou Donaldson

Sometimes I'm Happy - The Gentleman Of Swing

Jazz A Love Affair 72.

Here is the play list fro Jazz A Love Affair 72. Link
Part 1.
Kit Downes Trio - Toms Tune, 2010, Golden.
Don Rendell - Parisian Thoroughfare, 1996, What Am I Here For.
Verona Chard - I Am Not Interested In Love, 2010, Fever.
Soth & Coruso - Bolivia, 2008, Songs From The Kingdom Of Jazz.
Stan Tracey Trio - Lil' Ol Pottsville, 2011, Soundcheck. UKJR album of the month.
Pete Churchill Trio - Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year, 2004, The Bad & The Beautiful.
Von Freeman - Blues For Sunnyland, 2009, Vonski Speaks.
Part 2.
Mike Kaplan Nonet - Orange Circle Funk, 2002, How's That.
Joe Pass - The Very Thought Of You, 1998, Unforgettable.
Jon Hendricks - Everybody's Boppin, 1995, Boppin at The Blue Note.
Fabien Mary - Change Partners, 2010, Quartet + 1.
Carla Bley Remarkable Big Band - Appearing Nightly At The Black Orchid, 2008. Appearing Nightly.
Cheers Ray

Monday, March 14, 2011

Happy Birthday!

One of us has a birthday this week,I'll give you a clue,it's not me!


Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 71.

Here is the play list for show 71.The link
Part 1,
Roy Haynes, Inner Trust, 1999, Praise.
David Friesman - No Greater Love, 1998, Three To Get Ready.
Ester Phillips - Your Love Is So Doggone Good, 1973, A Whisper To A Scream.
Kenny Garrett - Intro To Africa, 2008, Live At The Iridium.
Stan Tracey Duo - Foregone Conclusion, 2011, Soundcheck. UK Jazz Radio CD of the Month.
Steve Turre - Para El Comandante, 2008, Rainbow People.
Jimmy Smith - Jamey, 1958, A New Sound A New Star.
Part 2,
Frank Morgan Allstars - Sunnymoon For Two, 1988, Reflections.
Gill Scott Heron - Is That Jazz, 1996, Scorcher.
Sonny Rollins - The Moon Of Manakoora, 2000, This Is What I Do.
Lester Bowie Brass Fantasy - Notorious Thugs, 2002, The Odyssey Of Funk And Popular Music.
Dianne Reeves - You Go To My Head, 2002, A Little Moonlight.
Kenny Wheeler - Freddy C, 2000, At North Texas. *****
Cheers Ray

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 70.

Here is the play list for the new show Jazz A Love Affair 70, and here is the link,
Part 1,
Tony Kinsey Big Band - Sunbury Seminar, 1974, The Thames Suite.
Wynton Marsalis - Supercapitalism, 2008, From The Plantation To The Penitentiary.
Stan Tracey Duo/Trio - I Cover The Water Front, 2011, Soundcheck.
Val Wiseman - Just One Of Those Things, 1990, Lady Sings The Blues.
Tony Kofi Quartet - Giants, 2008, The Silent Truth.
Tom Harrell - Storm Approaching, 2010, Roman Nights.
Tom Harrell - Bird In Flight, 2010, Roman Nights.
Part 2,
Joey Defrancesco - Moonlight In Vermont, 1993, Live At The Five Spot.
Kyle Eastwood - Samba De Paris, 2009, Metropolitan.
Sarah Vaughan - Nothing Will Be As It Was, 1987, Brazilian Romance.
Max Ionata Quartet - Ginza Line, 2009, In spiration.
Nicolas Meier - Season, 2005, Orient.
Toshiko Akiyoshi And The SWR Big Band - Drum Conference, 2008, Let Freedom Swing.
Cheers Ray.