Saturday, December 31, 2011

R.I.P Sam Rivers

Another Jazz man checks out after a fine innings of 88 Years.
Wikipedia tells the tale here
and you can check out a fine example of his work here

Andy's Show Updates

A Happy New Year to all you Jazz fans,here are my latest listings and I look forward to bringing you more in 2012
Show 97
Dolphin Dance - Herbie Hancock Trio from With Ron Carter And Tony Williams
Doin' It - Herbie Hancock from Secrets
The More I See You - Georgie Fame from A Portrait Of Chet
Brother, Can You Spare A Dime - Andy Bey from It Ain't Necessarily So
Something / Octopus's Garden - George Benson from The Other Side Of Abbey Road
No Comments - Finnish Big band Jazz from No Comments
Banks Of The Nile - Carlos Garnett from Black Love
Grand Prix - Fuse One from Fuse One The Complete Recordings
3Play Sonny Stitt from Soul Electricity
Lover Man / Stella By Starlight / Strike Up The Band
Spacious - Freddie Roach from The Soul Book
Castles Made Of Sand / Foxy Lady - Gil Evans from Gil Evans Plays The Music Of Jimmy Hendrix
Sunday In New York - Mark Murphy from Bridging A Gap
C Jam Blues - Gene Ammons from Live In New York
Blues For Four - Andrei Kondakov from Blues For 4

Show 98
Caravan / Do It To It - Jimmy Owens from Jimmy Owens
New York Walk - Herlin Riley from Watch What You're Doing
Isn't She Lovely - Lee Ritenour from Captain Fingers
Jazz Freak - Paulette Reeves from Blue Candle
Don't Get Down - Shunzoh Ono from Bubbles
Down In The Village - Tubby Hayes from Impressed With Gilles Peterson
Enchantment - David Sanborn from Closer
Straight No Chaser - John Swana from John Swana And Friends
3Play Freddie Roach from My People (Soul People)
I'm On My Way / Mas Que Nada / Prince St
Blood And Guts - Mal Waldron Trio from Blood And Guts
For Once In My Life - Tsuyoshi Yamamoto from Live At The Misty
Lucky 28 - Quartette Tres Bien from Where It's At
Downtown - The Yellow Jackets from Live Wires
There's Blues Everywhere - Alvin Queen from I Ain't Looking At You

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 113.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 113" and here is your link,
Part 1,
Kevin Dean Quartet - The Big Parade, 2011, A Message From Dean.
Karen Sharp - Bright Moments, 2007, Wait And See.
Wendy Nieper/Roland Perrin - Empty Beach, 2010, First Flight.
Antony Geraci - Toddacus Rex, 2010, Serendipity.
Claus Raible & The Bop-chestra - Blue Pearl, 2010, Dedicated To The Ladies.
Rue De Funk - Leadville Shuffle, 2010, Weather The Storm.
Michael Philip Mossman - Yemaya Por Luz De La Luna, 2007, Miso Afro Cubana.
Part 2.
Mike Cottone - I'm Sure, 2011, Just Remember.
Divers - Untitled Hit Tune, 2009, Diverse.
Lisa Kirchner - Prince Of The City, 2011, Something To Sing About.
Paul Ahlstrand - Pachanga, 2005, The Sunday Hang.
Le Boeuf Brothers - Fire Dancing Dreams, 2011, In Praise Of Shadows.
Bob Sheppard - Close Your Eyes, 2010, Close Your Eyes.
Harry Miller Isipingo - Which Way Now, 1975, Which Way Now.

Monday, December 26, 2011

Andy's Show Updates

Show 94
Moon Ray - Milt Jackson & Horace Silver from The Complete Recordings of Milt Jackson & Horace Sliver
Soul Watcher / Come Together - George Duke from Save The Country
I Remember Who ? - Alec Berlin from Crossing Paths
Sunala Nobala - Steve Turre from Delicious And Delightful
Yarn - The Kristin Beradi Band from The Kristin Beradi Band
The Gate - 7 On 7 from Back When It Was Fun
The End Of The World - Chris Conway Quartet from Who Cares?
Brother Mister - Christian McBride from The Good Feeling
New Sonny's Blues - Gene Ammons from Ammons And Friends Live At Montreux
3Play Donald Byrd
I Feel Like Loving You Today from Love Byrd
The Emperor from Ethiopian Knights
Wild Life from Caricatures
Brothers 4 -Don Patterson from Brothers 4
Lazy Day - Toshiko Akiyoshi & Lew Tabackin Big Band from Salted Ginko Nuts
Vibrating With Vince - Vince Andrews from Love, Oh Love
High Blues Pressure - Freddie Hubbard from High Blues Pressure

Show 95
A New Joy / All Over Again - Roy Hargrove from Diamond In The Rough
Nice Shot - Sadao Watanabe from Classic Jazz Funk Volume 6
This Here - Canonball Adderley from Live In San Francisco
No Way - Grover Washington Jr from Discovery
Banks Of The Nile - 2 Banks Of 4 from Three Street Worlds
The Scorpion - Lou Donaldson from The Scorpion
3Play from Don Patterson from Four Dimensions
Sandu / Freddie Tooks Jr / Red Top
Young Blues - Larry Young from Young Blues
The Prodigal Son - Harold Ousley from Harold's Groove
Hey Herb! Where's Albert - James Moody from Don't Look Away Now
Can't Sleep - Joanne Grauer featuring Lorraine Feather from Dancefloor Jazz Vol 8
Well Now - Roy Haynes from Just Us
Feel The Real - David Bendeth 12" White Label Promo

Show 96
Cold Duck Time / Freeze Dried Soul - Rusty Bryant from Soul Liberation
Montono Blues - Kenny Burrell from Out Of This World
Be Nice To me Baby - Clementine from Clementine Sings Ben Sidran
La Botella - Joe Bataan from Afrofilipino
The Turk / Milk Shake - Kenny Clark / Francy Boland Big Band from Fire,Soul,Heat And Guts
Joy Ride - Larry Coryell from Introducing Eleventh House
Stone Groove - Eric Kloss from To Hear Is To See
Good Life - Joey DeFrancesco from The Philadelphia Connection
3Play Larry Young from Young Blues
Minor Dream / Something Old Something Blue / Nica's Dream
Bye Bye Blackbird - Sonny Stitt from Soul Electricity!
Cisco - Pat Martino from El Hombre
Rabbi Mogen's Hideout -Dave Pike Set from Infra Red
Slick Willie / Caught Up In The Rapture - Reuben Wilson from Movin' On
Witchcraft - John Wright Trio from Nice 'N' Tasty
Spinning Wheel - Junior Mance from With A Lotta help From My Friends

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Merry Xmas

To you all! It's nice to be home for a couple of weeks sharing some quality time with my family,I know my 3 young adults are looking forward to some quality time with my wallet,lol. I will get around to updating playlists very soon but just want to say thanks to a few people. To start, Ray Porter for giving us a consistently good show week in,week out and for being a good boy and posting weekly.Brian and Andrea Soundy and all the crew at UK Jazz Radio for broadcasting my show and for raising the general profile of Jazz in the UK.To all the bloggers out there who have the balls to post great Jazz so that we can all share.To JP and the MFS Equipe Grazie, Ben fatto bere una birra e rilassarsi, Buon Natale. To Tony 'The Good Groove' Brown who sure can pick a great toon and to Mark 'It's too cold in Auckland,let's move to Melbourne' Robinson who still has a great Jazz Thing.I hope you all have a peaceful and Jazzy Xmas.


Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 112.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 112" a wide selection of great jazz and here is your link
Part 1,
Dylan Cramer - Tin tin Deo, 2011, Remembering Sonny Criss.
Geoff Eales - Mountains Of Fire, 1998, Mountains Of Fire.
Diana Krall - Isn't This A Lovely Day, 2006, From This Moment On.
Richard Holmes/Gene Ammons - Exactly Like You, 1961, Groovin With Jug.
Gwilym Simcock - These Are The Good Days, 2011, Good Days At Schloss Elmau.
Patti Austin - How High The Moon, 2002, For Ella.
Charles Earland - Morgan, 1973, Intensity.
Part 2.
Bob Berg - Just In Time, 1997, Another Standard.
Oscar Peterson Trio 0 Let There Be Love, 1990, Live At The Blue Note.
Cadence - 50 Ways To Lose Your Lover, 2005, Twenty For One.
Jimmy McGriff - The Worm, 2002, McGriff Avenue.
Seamus Blake - Dance Me Home, 2008, Bellwether.
Kenny Barron - Well You Needn't, 1991, The Artistry Of Kenny Barron.

Cheers Ray

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 111.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 111" here is the link
Part 1,
Darren Johnston's Chicago Quintet - The Big Lift, 2011, The Big Lift.
Hancock/Brecker/Hargrove - Transition, 2002, Directions In Music.
Mishka Adams - God Bless The Child, 2005, God Bless The Child.
Bud Powell Trio - Un Poco Loco, 1951.
Neil Bridge 7 - Red Clay, 2011, Yes I Am Still Here.
Alan Skidmore - Old San Juan, 1970, Once Upon A Time.
Part 2,
Gregory Porter - Pretty, 2011, Water.
Ornette Coleman - Lonely Woman, 1959,
Mathew Rybicki - Driven, 2011, Driven.
Esther Phillips - Caravan, 1976, For All I Know.
Van Freeman - Ill Never Be Free, 2006, Good Forever.
Lionel Hampton Allstars - Stardust, 1947, Just Jazz Concert.
Cheers Ray.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Jazz A Love Affair 110.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 110" Here is the link,
Part 1,
Cannonball Adderley - 74 Miles Away, 1967, 74 Miles Away.
Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabackin Big Band - Memory, 1974, Kogun.
Jacqui Dankworth - In The Still Of The Night, 2011, It Happened Quietly.
Ricky Woodard - Day By Day, 1991, California Cooking.
Dave Holland Big Band - Mental Images, 2005, Overtime.
Keiko Lee/Lee Konitz - I Got It Bad, 1997, Dig Dug Dog.
Part 2,
Tony Kofi - Inner Truth, 2008, Silent Truth.
Guy Barker - Underdogs, 2002, Soundtrack.
Annie Ross - Love For Sale, 1963, A Handful Of Songs.
Sonny Stitt Quartet - If I Had You, 1958, New York Jazz.
Mingus Big Band - MDM, 2005, I Am Three.
Sarah Moule - I Was Lost, 2008, A Lazy Kind Of Love.
Phil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine - I Remember Bird, 1970, Montreux Jazz Festival.

Andy's Jazz Show Update

Show 92
People Sure Act Funny - Dr Lonnie Smith from compilation Heat Up,Simmer Down
Stuff Like That - Quincy Jones A&M 12" Single
Is It Love That We're Missing? - Quincy Jones from Mellow Madness
Wichita Lineman - Bobby Pierce from Piercing
Soul Turn Around - Walter Bishop Jr from Coral Keys
Invitation - Joe Henderson from Live In Tokyo
The Core - Cookers from Warriors
The Governor - Melvin Sparks from What You Hear Is What You Get
3Play Andrzej Kurylewicz Quartet from Go Right!
So So / One Step Nearer You / Minor Bop
Love Will Bring Us Back Together - Roy Ayers from Destination Motherland
Fun In The Church - Canonball Adderley from Heat Up,Simmer Down
Uno Esta - Bobbi Humphrey from Heat Up,Simmer Down
Put It Right There - Houston Person from All Soul
Mr Bojangles
Coral Keys - Walter Bishop Jr from Coral Keys
Doin' My Thing / It's Your Thing - Jimmy McGriff from Straight Up
The Sidewinder - Hilton Ruiz
Scratch - Surface Noise from UK White Label 12" Promo
Call Me - Nancy Wilson from Jazz Juice Box Set
Return Of The Prodigal Son - Freddie Hubbard from Jazz Juice Box Set
Sugar - Roland Kirk from Jazz Juice Box Set
New York Afternoon - Richie Cole from Jazz Juice Box Set
The Bottle - Gil Scott Heron from Jazz Juice Box Set
3Play Roy Ayers
Reaching For The Highest Pleasure / Running Away / The River Niger
A City Called Heaven -Donald Byrd from A City Called Heaven
Firenze / Riverside - Tineke Postma Quartet from First Avenue
Dossier Omega - Nicola Conte
Aquarius - Freddie McCoy from Gimme Some
Prima Vera - Rainer Truby Trio

Here's the playlist for Show 92,I'll add details for 93 and the links tonight.