Thursday, June 30, 2011

Andy's Jazz Show #71

This week I have delved into my various artists collections and pulled out some great tracks ,just because it's in the bargain bin folks it doesn't mean it's poor music!
I hope you like the selections and the 3Play from Hank Crawford (with a little help from Jimmy McGriff).As usual link by request and please check the fantastic line up on UK Jazz Radio.

Show 71
Mas Que Nada Bossa Free - Kyoto Jazz Massive from KJM Live In Japan
Midnight Creeper - Lou Donaldson & Dr Lonnie Smith from Live On The Q.E.2
Poinciana - Gary Burton from Jazz Moods,Morning Cup Of Jazz
Blues For Sam Nassi - Ray Brown from Jazz Moods,Groovin' The Blues
People Make The World Go Round - Milt Jackson from Star Borne A Collection Of Black Fusion
Grona Moln - EGBA from EGBA
The Girl From Ipanema - Al Jarreau & Oleta Adams from A Twist Of Jobim
Slipping Into Darkness - Cleveland Eaton from Half And Half
3Play from Hank Crawford
Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do from After Dark
Little Sunflower from Tight
Outside Looking In from The Jimmy McGriff album Outside Looking In
Girl,You Need A Change Of Mind - Charles Earland from Charles 3
Rio Funk - Lee Ritenour from JVC Japan cd Fusion
Chain Reaction - Joe Sample from Sample This
Tokio - Hector Costito from Nicola Conte Presents Viagem
Samba Em Blue - Sansa Trio from Nicola Conte Presents Viagem
Morning - Poncho Sanchez from Jazz Moods,Morning Cup Of Jazz
Down Home Blues - Gene Harris & Jack McDuff from Jazz Moods,Groovin' The Blues
The Ubangi That Got Away - Buddy Terry from Electric Soul

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 87.

Here is the show list for Jazz A Love Affair 87, and here is the link,
Part 1.
Mark Soskin - On The Street Where You Live, 2007, One Hopeful Day.
Phronesis - Blue Inspiration, 2010, Alive.
Marlena Shaw - Whisper Not, 1996, Dangerous.
Slide Hampton & The Jazz Masters - San Sabastion, 1993, Deeicated To Diz.
Freddie Hubbard - The Intrepid Fox, 1982, Keystone Bop Sunday Night.
Part 2,
Julian Arguelles - Barcelona 1936, 2009, Momenta.
Solomon Douglas Swingtet - Centerpiece, 2010, Live At The Legion.
The Diane Marino Quartet - Angel Eyes, 2003, A Sleepin Bee.
Tim Garland - Crawler, 2004, A Change Of Season.
Carla Bley Big Band - Permanent Wave, 1996, Goes To Church.
Phil Woods - Before I Left, 1999, The Rev And I.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Andy's Jazz Show #70

Ok then,here we are right up to date. Plenty of great jazz from the last 50 years,gee doesn't that make you feel old! The 3play is from the very under rated Charles Kynard and Train Spotters will note that I have played the Jan Kaspersen track two weeks running,give yourself a bonus point! Link available by request.I hope you like it.

Show 70
Afro 6/8 Minor Blues / Put It Where You Want It - Larry Vuckovich from High Wall
The Organ Grinder - Woody Shaw from In Your Own Sweet Way
Bye Bye Blackbird - Kenny 'Pancho' Hagood with Joe Sample,Stix Hooper and Buster Williams from Bebop Vocalists Cool Whalin'
She's A Bad Mama Jama - Melvin Sparks from Groove On Up
Catlett Outta Bag - Mike Clark featuring Lenny White from Carnival Of Soul
Down,Up And Around - Jan Kaspersen Special Occasion Band from Memo To The Moon
Takin' Off - Hugh Turner from Takin' Off
3Play from Charles Kynard
Trippin' from Afro - Disiac
Stomp from Reelin' With The feelin'
It's Too Late from Charles Kynard
Sophisticated Soul - Hank Crawford from It's A Funky Thing To Do
Last Call - The Crusaders from Rhapsody And Blues
What's Goin' On ? - Les McCann from Talk To The People
Goin' Down - The NightCrawlers from Down In The Bottom
I Won't Be Back - Joe Farrell from Upon This Rock

Andy's Jazz Shows 68 & 69 Playlists

Two more great shows,don't forget to e-mail if you want the link or use the listen again button on UK Jazz Radio.

Show 68

White Rabbit - George Benson from White Rabbit
Lenox ave Breakdown - Arthur Blythe from Lenox Avenue Breakdown
Palos - Willie Bobo from Columbia Mix Album Bitter Suite
The New Killer Joe - Benny Golson from Columbia Mix Album Bitter Suite
Fever - The 3 Sounds from Vibrations
Easy Walker - Oscar Peterson from MPS Box Set Exclusively For My Friends
The Twister - Gene Ammons from Jammin' In Hi-Fi with Gene Ammons
3Play Bobby Lyle
Nova from Ivory Dreams
Night Breeze / The Genie from The Genie
It Is What It Is - Melvin Sparks from It Is What It Is
The Cross Eyed Cat - Sahib Shihab from Sahib Shihab And The Danish Radio Jazz Group
CC Rider - Joe Sample And David T Walker from Swing Street Cafe
Una Muy Bonita - The San Francisco Jazz Collective from The SF Jazz Collective
Down,Up And Around - Jan Kaspersen Special Occasion Band from Memo To The Moon
Both Sides Of The Fence - Thomas Marriott from Both Sides Of The Fence
Andy - Eric Bonheur Featuring Andy Narrell from Cape Sud

Show 69
Trouble Don't Last Always - Incognito featuring Carleen Anderson and Ramsey Lewis from Stolen Moments , Red Hot And Cool
Shaping Up - Hipnosis from Slipstream The Best Of British Jazz Funk
It's A Deal - Ricky -Tick Big Band from Jazz from Finland 2011
No Man No - Bill Reddie from Jazz Spectrum
See You Later - Joanne Grauer from Jazz Spectrum
Swinging The Samba - Horace Silver from Blue Note Compilation Blue Bossa Vol 2
Blues At The Five Spot - Oliver Nelson
Fungii Mama - Jimmy Smith from Blue Note Compilation Carnival
Theme From The Planets - Dexter Wansel from Life On Mars
Too High - Charlie Hunter And Pat Martino from Blue Note Plays Stevie Wonder
Better Than Anything - Julie Kelly from Jazz Spectrum
3Play From Melvin Sparks
Dig This from Spark Plug
Love the Life You Live from Akilah
Thank You from Sparks
Fire And Water - Charles Kynard From Killer Jazz Funk From The Mainstream Vault Vol2
Route 246 -Tatsuya Takahashi And the Tokyo Union from The City
Windjammer - Freddie Hubbard from Diggin' Deeper Vol6
Freddies Dead - MFSB from Diggin' Deeper Vol6
Am I The Same Girl - Salena Jones from Diggin' Deeper Vol6
Will You Walk A Little Faster - Neal Ardley from Impressed 2 With Gilles Peterson
Family Affair - Blue Mitchell from Booty

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Andy's Jazz Shows 66 & 67

As I said it's been a bit hectic the last few weeks as I have relocated from Mackay to Rockhampton for another job,still in the Tropics but only just.The person who told me you don't need warm clothing in Queensland was either lying on drugs or both! Days have been good, up to 26C but mornings and nights down to 6C,not cold by European standards but cool enough when you get used to the heat.Anyhow that's enough banter,here are the playlists 3Plays by O'Donel Levy and Wilbert Longmire.I hope you liked them.

Show 66
The Man / Sister Silver - Johnny Lytle from Fast Hands
Outback - Joe Farrell from Outback
Devil Toes - Jasper Van't Hof from The Door Is Open
Stolen Moments - The Caribbean Jazz Project from Afro Bop Alliance
Maiden Voyage - Jon Lucien from Song For My Lady
Somebody Have Mercy - Lou Rawls from The Capitol Jazz And Blues Sessions
When Your Lover Has Gone - Carmen Lundy from Old Devil Moon
Tite Rope - Harold Alexander from Sunshine Man
3Play from O'Donel Levy
Bad Bad Simba,Jony,Nigerian Knights from Hand's Of Fire
Black Is The Colour - Wilbert Longmire
Expansions - Nigel Kennedy from Blue Note Sessions
Jennifer Anne's Samba - Don Latarski from Haven
All The Way - King Curtis from Soul Meeting
Light My Fire - Stanley Turrentine from Always Something There
Unsung Heroes - Crusaders from Unsung Heroes
Spirit Level - B.Baker Chocolate Co from B.Baker Chocolate Co

Show 67
Jupiter - The Awakening from Hear,Sense and Feel
Blue Train - Dave Grusin & GRP Big Band from Dave Grusin Presents The GRP Big Band
Apparatus - Nikolaj Bentzon & The Scandanavian Connection from Arrows
Old Folks - Nicolaj Bentzon Trio from Between Us
Spain - Peter Herbolzheimer from Touchdown
Speedball - Eddie Henderson from A Tribute To Lee Morgan
Heavy Smoke - Jan Kaspersen Special Occasion Band from Live In Copenhagen
The Jody Grind - The Beradi Jazz Connection from Do It!
Have You Met Miss Jones ? - Kenny Garrett from Introducing Kenny Garrett
3Play from Wilbert Longmire
Lovely Day from Sunny Side Up
Scarborough Fair/Canticle,Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose from Revolution
Pisces - Bobby Lyle from The Genie
Call To Awareness - Hubert Eaves from Esoteric Funk
Groovin' - Hank Crawford from Atlantic Jazz Best Of The 60's
Stop This World - Mose Allison from Atlantic Jazz Best Of The 60's
Listen Here - Eddie Harris from Atlantic Jazz Best Of The 60's
Xibaba - Donald Byrd from Electric Byrd

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 86,

Here is the play list for Jazz A Love affair 86, and here is the link It is a tribute show to Ray Bryant. What a great musician and a superb composer, so here is two hours of his playing and his music.
Part 1,
Ray Bryant - The Thrill Is Gone, 1957, Me And The Blues.
Ray Bryant - Django, 1957, Me And The Blues.
Pat Bowie - Will I Find Love Today, 1964, Out Of Sight.
Ray Bryant - My Blues No 5, 1957, Me And The Blues.
Miles Davis - Changes, 1956, Odyssey.
Ray Bryant - Take The A Train, 1977, Solo Flight.
Tina May - Sweet Sounds, 2006, Ray Bryant Song Book.
Ray Bryant - Manteca, 1976, Here's Ray Bryant.
Part 2,
Cal Tjader - Cuban Fantasy, 1984, Good Vibrations.
Ray Bryant - Lil Darlin, 1976, Here's Ray Bryant.
Liane Carroll - One Fine Day, 2007, Slowdown.
Zoot Sims - Moonlight In Vermont, 1976, Soprano Sax.
Ray Bryant - Hello Dolly, 1964, Cold Turkey.
Zoot Sims - Bloos For Louies, 1976, Soprano Sax.
Tina May - Swinging My Life Away, 2006, Ray Bryant Song Book.
Ray Bryant - Blues No 6, 1977, Montreux 77.
Ray Bryant, Thank You For The Music.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Andy's Jazz Show Updates

Still alive people! Just been hectic the last few weeks.Show playlists coming very soon.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 85.

Here is the play list for show 85. To mark the passing of Gil Scott Heron there is a three in a row spot. There is also a delve into the vinyl collection.Here is the link
Part 1,
Gil Evans - Flute Song/Hotel Me, 1964, The Individualism Of Gil Evans.
Gil Scott Heron - Lady Day And John Coltrane, 1971, Seventies Classic Jazz.
Gil Scott Heron - Is That Jazz, 1996, Scorcher.
Gil Scott Heron - I Think I Will Call It Morning, 1971, Anthology.
Michael Philip Mossman - Chachanita, 1995, Springdance.
George Adams/Don Pullen Quartet - Solitude, 1985, Live At The Village Vanguard.
Part 2,
Louie Bellson Big Band - Santos, 1983, The London Gig.
Shez Raja Collective - Soho, 2010, Mystic Radikal.
Junior Mance Trio - Looptown, 1961, At Village Vanguard.
Dannie Richmond - Fables Of Fobous, 1981, Plays Charles Mingus.
Michael Garrick Quintet - October Woman, 1965/2005, October Woman.
Kenny Wheeler/Christian Maurer Quintet - Foxy Trot, 2000, Live At The Porgy And Bess.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 84.

Here is the play list for Jazz A Love Affair 84. The Link This show has a three in a row from David Fathead Newman.
Part 1,
Altered Laws - One O-Clock Slump, 2007, Metaphora.
Wynton Marsalis - These are Those Soulful Days, 2007, From The Plantation To The Penitentiary.
Pete Churchill Trio - I Keep Going Back To Joe's, 2004, The Bad And The Beautiful.
Guy Barker - And All Of That, 1996, Timeswing,
John Funkhouser Trio - Green Dolphin St, 2010, Time.
Ralph Peterson Quintet - Trials Of Trust And Treachery, 2001, Subliminal Seduction.
Part 2,
Three in a row from David Fathead Newman.
David Newman - Fathead, 1958, Fathead.
David Newman - Old Devil Moon, 1989, Fire.
David Newman - Flankin, 2006, Cityscape.
Mark Murphy - Angel Eyes, 2007, Love Is What Stays.
Stan Tracey Octet - Sweet Lips, 2010, Later Works.
Kairos4tet - Maybe Next Year, 2011, Statement Of Intent.
Tom Harrell - Roman Nights, 2010, Roman Nights.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Ray Bryant, RIP.

Ray Porter
It is very sad but Ray Bryant passed away a couple of days ago, RIP Ray. I really do feel so sad about this, I always thought I might see him play live just once. A truly great great pianist and composer, Thank you for all the music Ray. I am going to play ray Byant recordings all weekend.

Ray Briant Trio 1971