Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year ! Posts and resolutions!

I'll try really hard this year to update playlists weekly,honest! It's up there with drink less,lose more weight and work out more! Fingers crossed, have a great year. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Show 147 Four On Six / West Coast Blues - Project G-5 from A Tribute To Wes Montgomery. Flyin' High - Dieter Reith from Hammond Explosion. Jammin' In Manhattan - Jeff Tyzik from Jammin' In Manhattan. Broadway - Mark Murphy from Jazz Jamboree '69. F# - Oneness Of Juju from Space Jungle Luv. Knock Out - Dieter Reith from Knock Out. Black Orpheus - Reeds And Deeds from Cookin'. Feel Like Makin' Love - Rainbow from Crystal Green. 3Play Lee Oskar Before The Rain / Up All Night / BLT. Luck Be A Lady - The Tony Monaco Trio from Master Chops T. Manhattan Special - Teruo Nakamura Sassy Stew - Ramsey Lewis featuring Grover Washington Jr from Live At The Savoy. A Sunny Valentine - The New York Hardbop Quintet from A Mere bag Of Shells. Goin' Down -Nightcrawlers from Down In The Bottom. Duffin' Around - Jack McDuff ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Show 148 Bear Walk - Frank Strazzeri. Stormy - Gabor Szabo from Belsta River. Soft Touch - The Three Sounds from Introducing The Three Sounds. Merry Go Round - Mabumi Yamaguichi. JLJ Blues - Joey DeFrancesco from Wonderful! Wonderful! What's Going On ? - Greg Adams from East Bay Soul. Terra Firma - Joe Henderson from Black Is The Colour. Alone Again Naturally - Roland Prince from Free Spirit. 3Play The Tony Monaco Trio from Live At The Orbit Room. S'bout Time / Someday My Prince Will Come / Slow Down Sagg. Hot Licks - Nat Adderley from Paris Reunion Band. Cool,Cool Daddy - Gene Ammons,Etta James & Jack McDuff from Soul Summit Vol. 2 I'll Be Around - Chaka Khan from Live On The Jazz Channel. Bluesnik - The Essence All Stars from Jackie's Blue Bag. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 147 pt1 147 pt2 148 pt1 148 pt2

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #146

Show 146 Take The A Train / How High The Moon - Dave Brubeck. Could You Be Loved / Exodus - Monty Alexander from Goin' Yard. Mr Broadway / Le Souk - Dave Brubeck. Blues In The Night / Hallelujah I Love You So / Hard Times - David Sanborn from Only Everything. 3Play Dave Brubeck I Get A Kick Out Of You / Allegro Blues / Blue Rondo A La Turk. Soul Connection / Extensions - Big John Patton from Soul Connection. The Peeper - David Sanborn from Only Everything. Parker's Mood / Dexterity / Red Cross - Roy Hargrove from Parker's Mood. Take Five - Dave Brubeck. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This show mainly features Dave Brubeck with the majority of tracks taken from the excellent Ken Burns compilation. I also feature tracks from some excellent recent acquisitions namely Goin' Yard - Monty Alexander,Only Everything - David Sanborn,Soul Connection - Big John Patton and Parker's Mood - Roy Hargrove. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- You can download this show pt1 here and pt2 here

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Just Too Much

It's just been too much to bear, in the space of a few weeks we have lost some absolute legends. RIP Dave Brubeck,Fontella Bass,Gerry Anderson and now one of my cricketing heroes Tony Grieg.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Jazz a Love Affair 164,

"Jazz A Love Affair 164" 3 in a row to mark the passing of Dave Brubeck, a superb track from the Jazz Messengers and as a special treat one from Hampton Hawes/Harold Land. Your link
Part 1, Jeri Brown - Bohemia After Dark, 1996, Fresh Start. Eric Person - All Those With Ears Hear, 2012, Thoughts Of God. Freddie Bryant - Blues Koan, 2012, Live Grooves Epic Tales. Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio - Emergence, 2011, The 11th Gate. Kurt Elling - I Like The Sunrise, 2007, Nightmoves. Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - Mishema, 1978, Legends Live. Part 2, Ian Shaw - In A New York Minute, 2012, A Ghost In Every Bar. 3 In A Row from Dave Brubeck. Dave Brubeck - Take Five, 1982, Blue Rondo A La Turk. Dave Brubeck - All Of Me, 1998, 40th Anniversary Tour. Dave Brubeck Trio + Gerry Mulligan - Out Of Nowhere, 1970, Live At The Berlin Philhamonie. Sue Richardson - Inbetween, 2011, Fanfare. Sarah Vaughan - The Sweetest Sounds, 1967, Genius Of Sarah Vaughan. Hampton Haws/Harold Land - For Real, 1958, For Real.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Merry Xmas

A Merry Xmas to you all,I am home for 3 weeks so will update playlists and download links.Take it easy and have a good one. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Show 142 Goin' Out Of My Head / Tequila - Wes Montgomery from Jazz Masters 14. West Coast Blues - Oscar Peterson from Jazz Masters 16. Gibraltar - Stanley Turrentine. Groove For Otis - Marvin Peterson from Live At The Burning Bush. Back Home / Belle - The Rodger Fox Big Band from The New York Tapes. Little Red's Fantasy - Dexter Gordon from Homecoming. Loud Minority - UFO from 100% Acid Jazz. The New Breed - Ike Turner from Maximum Rhythm And Blues. 3Play - Level 42 from The Early Tapes. Sandstorm / Woman / Mr Pink. Full Nelson - Oliver Nelson from Jazz Masters 48. Strawberry Letter 23 - Phil Upchurch / The New Killer Joe - Benny Golson from Bitter Suite. Jihad / Watch Out - Rene McLean from Watch Out! A Day In The Life - Brian Auger from A Day In The Life Suite. Out Of My Continental Mind - Ernestine Anderson from Maximum Rhythm And Blues. Grits Bowl - CTI All Stars from Live At The Summer Bowl. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Show 143 Caveman Boogie - Slowly. Welcome To My World - The Kevin Yost Group. Israelites / Double Barrel - Monty Alexander from Rocksteady. Easy Talk - Reuben Wilson from Fun House. Ugetsu - Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers. Blue Bossa - Joe Henderson. Bossa For Bebo - Flow Dynamics. The Lagoon Monster - Guida De Palma & Jazzinho. City, Country, City - War from Anthology. 3Play Oliver Nelson Teenie's Blues / Trane Whistle / Hobo Flats. Unit 5 - Dusko Goykovich from 5ive Horns & Rhythm. Daisy Mae - Raul De Souza from Don't Ask My Neighbour. Diamonds - George Duke from Reach For It. The Live People - Jack McDuff from Hallelujah Time! California Green - Grant Green from Shades Of Green. Picking Up The Vibrations - Milt Jackson from Memphis Jackson. Giant Steps - One For All from Blueslike. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Show 144 Manteca / Una Mas - The Pentagon from The Pentagon. 24 Carat - Gabor Szabo from Belsta River. Our Groove - Marvin Peterson. Fried Pies - Monty Alexander from Threesome. Indigo Blues - Llorca from Nu Jazz,Vol 2. Yellow Daisies - Fertile Ground from Nu Jazz,Vol 2. Da Houd - Ryan Kisor from Kisor. 3Play Dusko Goykovich. The Bopper / Bebop City / Bop Town. Boo's Blues / Kelly's Gait - Mike Ledonne. The Groove Merchant - Joe Dinkelbach Trio from Hooked On Hammond. Catch Me If You Can - Johannes Ludwig from The Druid's Song. Teddy The Sweeper / Where's The Man - Timo Lassy from Teddy The Sweeper. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Show 145 Lowdown - Incognito featuring Mario Biondi from Transatlantic RPM. Speedball - Charles Earland from Charles 3. Greens / It's Too Late - Charles Kynard from Charles Kynard. Nica's Dream - Oscar Peterson. The Newest Blues - Cedar Walton from Manhattan Afternoon. Speak Low - Doug Webb from Last Trane To Georgia. Vinyl Junkie - Down To The Bone from The Urban Grooves 2. Fried Pies - Dida from Dida. 3Play the Godfathers Of Groove The Okie Dokie / Sweet Home Chicago / Everyday I have The Blues. Take Five - Dave Brubeck Payin' The Cost To Be The Boss / Blue Rondo A La Turk - BB King,Pat Metheny,Dave Brubeck from Move To The Groove. That Old Feeling - Paul Desmond from Feeling Blue. Sunburst / Maiden Voyage - Sunburst from Sunburst. Out The Box - Victor Goines from Love Dance. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- You can copy and paste from these links or use the embeded links below. Description: Show142pt1 Description: Show142pt2 Description: show143pt1 Description: show143pt2 Description: show144pt1 Description: show144pt2 Description: Show145pt1 Description: Show145pt2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 142pt1 142pt2 143pt1 143pt2 144pt1 144pt2 145pt1 145pt2

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 163.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 163" a good mix of quality jazz and a three in a row from Lee Morgan. Your link
Part 1, Kenny Drew Jr Sextet - Manhattan Sunset, 1996, Crystal River. Jaroslav Jakubovic - Regards, 2009, Coincidence. Sarah Moule - I Was Lost, 2008, A Lazy Kind Of Love. Benn Clatworthy/Cecilia Coleman - Giant Steps, 2012, 2. Eric Alexander - There But For The Grace Of, 2002, Summit Meeting. Phil Ranelin - Moorish, 2011, Perseverance. Liane Carroll - They Can't Take That Away From Me, 2005, Standard Issue. Larry Coryell - Sworn Statement, 2012, Wide Hive Players 11, Guitar. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Close As The Pages Of A Book, 2009, Somewhere Towards Love, Three In A Row From Lee Morgan. Lee Morgan - Exotique, 1964, Tom Cat. Lee Morgan - The Rumpoller, 1965, The Rumpoller. Lee Morgan - Sidewinder, 1964, Sidewinder. Miska Adams - When Did You Leave Heaven, 2005, God Bless The Child. Steve Gadd And Friends - Watching The River Flow, 2012, Live At Voce.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 162.

This is a really mixed bag as far as tracks & dates are concerned. All the vocals are of group singing and there is a three in a row from Milt Jackson, there is a splendid track from George Braith and seven 2012 releases. So here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 162" and here is your link
Part 1, Eric Person - Gratitude, 2012, Thoughts On God. Aguabella/Benn Clatworthy - La Curandera Negrita, 2012, Baker Gateway To Death Valley. Lambert Hendricks & Ross - Come On Hame, 1959, Everybody's Boppin. George Braith - Mary Ann, 1963, Two Souls In One. Tom Tallitsch - Coming Around, 2012, Heads Or Tails. New York Voices - Jackie, 2007, A Day Like Today. Ed Byrnes Latin Jazz Evolution - Marabunta, 2012, Conquistador. Gary Smulyan - Blues For DP, 2012, Smul's Paradise. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Small Day Tomorrow, 2012, A Ghost In Every Bar. 3 in a row from Milt Jackson, Milt Jackson/John Coltrane - The Late Late Blues, 1961, Bags and Trane. Milt Jackson/Ray Brown - A Beautiful Friendship, 1977, Jam. Milt Jackson - If I Should Loose You, 1983, Ain't But A Few Of Us Left. Manhatan Transfer - Doodlin', 2004, Vibrate. Cadence - 50 Ways To Loose Your Lover, 2005, Trenty For One, Eric Alexander/Vincent Herring - Sukiyaki, 2012, Friendly Fire.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 161.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 161" The first half is mainly 2012 releases, while the second half is all over the place (date wise) and it includes three in a row from Freddie Hubbard. Here is your link
Part 1, Iain Bellamy - St Ella, 2007, Anorak. Throttle Elevator Music - Sacred Rights, 2012, Throttle Elevator Music. Dave Douglas Quintet - God Be With You, 2012, Be Still. Peter Borthwick - Down For Double, 2012, This Moment. Gareth Lockrane - Whistleblower, 2012, The Strut. Matt Ulery - The Miniaturist, 2012, By A Little Light. One For All - Nemesis, 2010, Invades Vancouver. Part 2. Ian Shaw - Have A Talk With God, 1995, Famous Rainy Day. Three in a row from Freddie Hubbard, Freddie Hubbard - Open Sesame, 1960, Open Sesame. Freddie Hubbard - The Intrepid Fox, 1981, Keystone Bop, Sunday Night. Freddie Hubbard/Oscar Peterson - All Blues, 1982, Face To Face. Phil Ranelin - Beyond Memory, 2004, Inspiration.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 160.

Here is the play list for " Jazz A Love Affair 160" It features the new Gareth Lockranes Grooveyard album "The Strut" and a great three in a row from Peter King. Here is your link
Part 1, Calvin Keys - Be Careful What You Wish For, 2012, Wide Hive Players 11, Guitarists. Julian Arguelles - Mish Mash, 2009, Motema. Jacqui Hicks - The Nearness Of You, 2010, A Child Is Born. Gareth Lockranes Grooveyard - Method In The Madness, 2012, The Strut. The New Jazz Composers Octet - The Turning Gate, 2008, The Turning Gate. Gareth Lockranes Grooveyard - The Strut, 2012, The Strut. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Harlem To Havana, 2006, Drawn To All Things. 3 In A Row From Peter King, Peter King + Philippe Briand Trio - Seven Steps To Heaven, 1984, Fly Hi. Peter King Quintet - Getting On, 1996, Speed Trap. Peter King Quartet - Soul Eyes, 2003, Footprints. David Basse - Parkers Mood, 2012, Uptown. Phil Ranelin - Mystic Destiny, 2011, Perseverance. Jeremy Steig - Firefly, 1977, Firefly

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #141

Hang It Up - Patrice Rushen Elektra 12" Single. Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey - Buddy Rich from Stick It. Rat Race/Boss Bossa - Cory Weeds & The Tildon Webb Trio from Just Like That. Ipe Amarelo - Quasimode from 12" White Label Promo. Down In The Village - Quasimode from Down In The Village. Pretty Eyes - Horace Silver from The Cape Verdean Blues. Have You Met Miss Jones - The Hod O'Brien Trio from Fine And Dandy. Martino - Ximo Tebar from Eclipse. 3Play from Tourist - St Germain. Latin Note/Rose Rouge/So Flute. Starchild - Level 42 from The Early Tapes. Taita Caneme/Habriendo El Dominate - Nu Yorican Soul from Nu Yorican Soul. Do It Baby - Jimmy Ponder from Illusions. Rockport - Passport from Doldinger Jubilee Concert. Night Flight - Big John Patton from Oh Baby! Starrburst - Houston Person from Blue Odyssey. Another great mixed bag of funky tunes and classic jazz.If you didn't catch it on UK Jazz Radio you can use the listen again feature or download from these links. pt1. pt2

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 159.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 159" which features a three in a row from Nat Adderley to mark his birthday, born in November 1931 and here is your link
Part 1, Sunnie Paxson - Seabound, 2011, Bohemian Sun. Benn Clatworthy - Moments Notice, 2003, Live. Julie Edwards/Kevin Dearden - Peel Me A Grape, 2007, Rhyme Or Reason. Graham Dechter - Father, 2012, Takin It There. Greg Alper Band - Huevos Nuevos, 1978/2010, Fat Doggie. Eugene Maslov - Oh, Those Good Old Days, 2005, Where The Light Comes From. Part 2. Ian Shaw - Since I Fell For You, 2011, The Abbey Road Sessions. Three In A Row from Nat Adderley, Cannonball Adderley Sextet - Work Song, 1962, Cannonball In Europe. Nat Adderley - Sunshine Sammy, 1978, A Little New York Midtown Music. Nat Adderlet Quartet - Unit 7, 1990, We Remember Cannon. Jacqui Hicks - The Frim Fram Sauce, 2010, A Child Is Born. Gregory tardy - The Fractar Question, 1998, Serendipity. Oliver Nelson - Stolen Moments, 1972, Swiss Suite

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 158.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 158", to celebrate the birthday of Sonny Criss there is a three in a row from the great alto player. There are new and recent releases and a couple of revisits to albums that deserve another playing. Your link is
part 1, Gregory Tardy - Ah-ite, 1998, Serendipity. Dave Douglas Quintet - Wither Must I Wander, 2012, Be Still. Melissa James - Day Dawns, 2012, Day Dawns. Stan Tracey - I Cover The Water Front, 2011, Soundchek. Pat Crumley - Weaver Of Dreams, 2004, Ronnie Remembered. Donny McCaslin - Casting For Gravity, 2012, Casting For Gravity. NYJO - Lady Be Good, 2012, The Change. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Forty Two, 2008, Lifejacket. Three In A Row From Sonny Criss. Sonny Criss - Steves Blues, 1966, This Is Criss. Sonny Criss - On A Clear Day, 1967, Portrait Of Sonny Criss. Sonny Criss Orchestra - Sonny's Dream, 1968, Sonny's Dream. Ed Byrnes Latin Jazz Evolution - Passing Fancy, 2012, Conquistador. Tom Lellis - Nobody Does It Better, 1993, Taken To Heart. Charles McPherson - Blue & Boogey, 2006, Live At The Cellar.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #140

The Peeper / After Supper - Hank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff. Peg / Elephant & Castle / Pyramids - Mike Mandel from Sky Music. Spinning Wheel - Wade Marcus from A New Era. R2 M1 - Ron Carter from Blues Farm. O'Pato - Rick Price Quartet. Witchhunt - Southern Cross Jazz Quartet. 3Play The Jazz Hustlers The Hustler / Casing The Joint / New Jazz City from New Jazz City. 1960 What - Gregory Porter 12" Promo. Balkan Blue - Dusko Goykovich from Handful Of Soul. Insane Asylum - Koko Taylor from Chess Legendary Masters. Blues For The Night Owl - Ramsey Lewis from Chess Legendary Masters. Street Of Dreams - Jan Lundgren Trio from Nu Jazz Volume 2. Memories Of Tehran - Amir Nasr Quintet from Memories Of Tehran. Walking In St.James' Park - Marco Di Marco from Nu Jazz Volume 2. Another mixed bag,2 hours of funky sounds on UK Jazz Radio. Links below and as usual comments welcomed. pt1 pt2

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 157.

The show this week features three in a row from Hank Crawford, plus tracks from the new album from Dave Douglas Quintet "Be Still" and the new album from Donny McCaslin "Casting For Gravity" and your link is,
Part 1, Dave Douglas Quintet - Going Somewhere With You, 2012, Be Still. Carlo Mezzanotte Quartet - The Blue Shift, 2011, Jazz Tales. Times 4 - Sine Language, 2010, Eclipse. Peter Bothwick - Little Green Bag, 2012, This Moment. Benn Clatworthy/Cecilia Coleman - Our Destiny Now, 2012, 2. Todd Gordon - Lets Do It, 2012, Dafnis Prieto/Henry Threadgill - Afrotango, 2006, Absolute Quintet. Donny McCaslin - Stadium Jazz, 2012, Casting For Gravity. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Guilty, 2003, A World Still Turning. Three In A Row From Hank Crawford. David Newman - Bill For Bennie, 1958, Ray Charles Presents. Hank Crawford - Parkers Mood, 1970, Its A Funky Thing To Do. Gugge Hendrenius - Jazz Ballroom Blues, 1994, Jazz Ballroom Night. Elisabeth Kontomanou - Sunny, 2005, Waiting For Spring. Jeremy Pelt - Tempest, 2012, Soul. Greg Abate/Alan Barnes - The Love Of Life, 2008, Birds Of A Feather. The Night Crawlers - Modal Issue, 2011, Down At The Bottom.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #139

Another 2 hours of top sounds with the second half dedicated to the memory of Jose Bertrami. Links at the bottom of this post,comments welcomed. Whiplash - Bob James & Earl Klugh from Two Of A Kind. Hello Albert - Bobby Watson,Ray Mantilla & The Jazz Tribe from Everlasting. Goodtime Ride / Friends And Strangers - Ronnie Laws from Friends And Strangers. Blues For Dad - Dmitri Kolesnik from Five Corners Everything Must Change - David 'Fathead' Newman from Compilation, Jazz For A Rainy Day. Got To Be There - Peter White from A Twist Of Motown. Creepin' - Bob James from A Twist Of Motown. High And Mighty - John Schofield from Promo. Nice Shot - Sadao Watanabe from How's Everything. Part 2 A Tribute To Jose Bertrami,A selection of tracks from Azymuth. The Quest / Dear Limmeritz / Brazil / Seems Like This / Morning / Chameleon / Butterfly / Os Cara La / New Dawn / Jazz Carnival
pt1 here pt2 here

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 156

This show features three in a row from Grover Washington Jr. Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 156" and here is your link
Part 1, Gary Smulyan - Sunny, 2012, Smul's Paradise. Stave Feierabend - Imagine worlds, 2005, Converging Paths. Rene Marie - Just My Imagination, 2011, Voice Of My Beautiful Country. Ed Byrnes Latin Jazz Evolution - Marabunta, 2012, Conquistador. Bob Sheppard - Gazelle, 2011, Close Your Eyes. Adrian Cunningham - Baby Please Don't Go, 2011, Walkabout. Aguabella - Baker Gateway To Death Valley, 2012, Baker Gateway Top Death Valley. Part 2, Ian Shaw - With A Song In My Heart, 1995, Taking It To Heart. 3 In A Row Grover Washington Jr, Grover Washington Jr - Inner City Blues, 1971, Inner City Blues. Bob James - You Are So Beautiful, 1977, Heads. Idris Muhammed - Loran's Dance, 1974, Power Of Soul. Wadada Leo Smith/Louis Moholo-Moholo - Golden Spirit, 2012, Ancestors. Kenny Wheeler Big Band - Four Five Six, 2012, The Long Waiting.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The fun resumes,Andy's Jazz Show.Shows 137 & 138

Show 137 Blue Note Bluesville - Sonny Red from Out Of The Blue. Introduction / Birk's Works - Kenny Burrell from On View at The Five Spot. These Are Soulful Days / The Lion And The Wolff - Lee Morgan from Leeway. Funk-Cosity - Kenny Drew from Undercurrent. Wonderful!Wonderful! - Sonny Rollins from Newk's Time. Blues After All - Jimmy Smith from House Party. The Shouter - Bennie Green from Walkin' & Talkin'. 'Smake It - Walter Davis Jr from Davis Cup. Flight To Jordan - Duke Jordan from Flight To Jordan. South-Headin' South - Horace Parlan from Headin' South. Time After Time - The 3 Sounds from Bottoms Up! Groovesville - Dizzy Reece from Starbright. So Tired - The Jazz Messengers from A night In Tunisia. I Remember You - Jackie McLean from Swing,Swang,Swing. Cookoo & Fungi - Art Taylor from Taylor's Delight. The More I See You - Hank Mobley from Roll Call. Back with a Blue Note and as always with this great label fantastic sounds all the way. Show 138 features a great 3Play from A Touch Of Brass,Wonderwall as a Jazz track really does work. There are a couple of tracks from the slightly obscure Grover Washington Jr album,Side Star and a couple of belters from the great compilation Organ-Ized. Loran's Dance/Rock Steady - Grover Washington Jr from Side Star. Solaria/The Crickets Sing For Ana-Maria - Bossa Nostra from Solaria. Blue Herring - Martin Sasse from Close Encounter. Badlands - Seamus Blake from Way Out Willy. Senor Blues/I Got You - Clifford Jordan from The Soul Fountain. Understanding - Roy Brooks from The Free Slave. 3Play A Touch Of Brass from Live And Cookin' Mean Uncle Jelly Bags/Wonderwall/Nutville. Ashley Blue - Joey DeFrancesco from Organ-Ized. Yes Sir - Reuben Wilson from Organ-Ized. The Hot Rock Theme - Quincy Jones from The Hot Rock OST. I Remember Clifford - Ryan Kisor from Kisor. White Blues - Jacques Pelzer from Never Let Me Go. Nasty Green - Hadley Caliman & Pete Christlieb from Reunion. Use Me/Get On The Good Foot - Fred Wesley from The Lost Album.
Blue Note Pt1 Blue Note Pt2 138 pt1 138 pt2

Jazz A Love Affair 155.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 155" all good stuff, a four new releases and an incredible recording from Wadada Leo Smith and here is your link
Part 1, Pat Martino Quartet - Midnight Special, 2012, Undeniable. Mario Romano Quartet - Norwegion Wood, 2010, Valentina. Carol Kidd - Georgia On My Mind, 1991, I'm Glad We Met. Benn Clatworthy/Cecilia Coleman - Strayhorns Bag, 2012, 2, Frank Griffiths Big Band - JCC, 2011, Holland Park Non Stop. Ed Byrnes Latin Jazz Evolution - Conquistador, 2012, Conquistador. NYJO - Return Flight, 2012, The Change. Part 2, Ian Shaw - All Or Nothing At All, 1999, In A New York Minute, Jaroslav Jakubovic - Jerusalem, 2009, Coincidence. Monty Alexander - I Just Cant See For Looking, 2011, Uplift. Benjamin Drazen - Jazz Heaven, 2011, Inner Flight. Rachell Ferrell - Prayer Song, 2002, Live At Montreux. Aguabella/Benn Clatworthy - Bemsha Swing, 2012, Bakers Gateway to Death Valley. Wadada Leo Smith/Luis Moholo-Moholo - Siholaro, 2012, Ancestors.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 154.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 154" is a mix of new releases and September jazz birthdays. Here is your link
Part 1, NYJO - The Change, 2012, The Change. The Jeff Hamilton Trio - Ain't That A Peach, 2012, Red Sparkle. Ralph Bowen - Arrows Of Light, 2012, Total Eclipse. Rene Marie - Black Lace Freudian Slip, 2011, Black Lace Freudian Slip. Nicholas Payton - Charleston Hop, 2008, Into The Blue. Antonio Hart - Like My Own, 1997, Here I Stand. Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio - Other Side, 2012, The 11th Gate. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Comes Love, 2001, Soho Stories. Dave O' Higgins Quintet - Inner Glimpse, 2009, Sketchbook. Claire Martin - Embraceable You, 2012, To Much In Love To Care. Barbara Dennerlein - Victory Blues, 1995, Take Off. George Coleman Octet - Franks Tune, 1977, Big George. Barb Jungr - New Life, 2012, Stockport To Memphis. Art Pepper Quartet - Roadgames, 1981, Road Waltz.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show

My show is currently on hold owing to work commitments and some personal drama.Andy's Jazz Show will be returning very soon with a great Blue Note special edition.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 153.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 153" I think it is a great show (contents) Two tracks from the wonderful recently released NYJO album "The Change" then mainly new releases but a couple of revisits to albums of the past few years. The link is
Part 1, Brad Turner Quartet - It's That Time, 2011, It's That Time. James Carter - Infinimant, 2009, Heaven On Earth. Melissa James - I Get Along Without You Very Well, 2012, Day Dawns. Michael Formanek - Wobble And Spill, 2012, Small Places. Curtis Fuller - Sweetness, 2012, Down Home. Barb Jungr - (S) He's Not There, 2012, Stockport To Memphis. NYJO - Dawn Before Dark Before Dawn, 2012, The Change. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Sophisticated Lady/I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good, 1992, Ghostsongs. Gary Smulyan - Aires, 2012, Smul's Paradise. Graham Dechter - Road Song, 2012, Takin' It There. Sunnie Paxson - Go Go, 2011, Bohemian Sun. Jaroslav Jakubovic - Say What, 2009, Coincidence. The Tipton Sax Quartet - The Shop Of Wild Dreams, 2008, Laws Of Motion. NYJO - Agro Alegria, 2012, The Change.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 152.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 152" I have started a new feature, the first track of the second half of the show will be a track by Ian Shaw and when that ends I can expand it to other singers. The show like last week is mainly new releases, I am getting better response from the record labels, so more new releases.
Part 1 Jaroslav Jakubovic - Ladino Dessert, 2009, Coincidence. Jeff Hamilton Trio - In An Ellingtone, 2012, Red Sparkle. Jacam Manricks - Take The Five Train. Melissa James - Don't You Keep Yourself Down, 2012, Day Dawns. Curtis Fuller - Nu-Groove, 2012, Down Home. Graham Dechter - Bee Deedle Dee Do, 2012, Takin' It There. Part 2, Ian Shaw - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat, 1992, Ghostsongs. Gary Smulyan - Smul's Paradise, 2012, Smul's Paradise. Enrico Rava - Blood On The Dance Floor, 2012, Rava On The Dance Floor. Sonny Rollins - I Can't Get Started, 2011, Road Trip Vol 2. Maria Muldaur - Black Coffee, 2003, A Woman Alone With The Blues. Ralph Bowen - Exosphere, 2012, Total Eclipse. Cheers Ray

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 151.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 151" mainly new releases and two tracks from Enrico Rava's new album "Rava On The Dance Floor" the music of Michael Jackson. Here is the link,
Part 1, Andrew Wood Trio - Rain Again, 2012. Brandon Wright - Wonderwall, 2012, Journeyman. Rene Marie - Rim Shot, 2011, Black Lace Freudian Slip. Tom Tallitsch - Dunes, 2012, Heads Or Tails. Randy Weston African Rhythm Trio - Blue Moses, 2006, ZepTet. Nnenna Freelon - Lover Man, 2005, Blueprint For A Lady. Ralph Bowen - Dowsing Rod, 2012, Total Eclipse. Part 2, Enrico Rava - Thriller, 2012, Rava On The Dance Floor. Andrew Cyrille & Haitian Facination - Isaura, 2011, Routes De Freres. Jennifer Scott & Brazsileira - Voce Es Com Deus, 2012, Sonho Meu. Jacam Manricks - Loaf, 2012, Cloud Nine. Stephano Di Battista - Funky Porcini, 1998, Volare. Bruno Hubert Trio - Caravan, 2011, Get Out Of Town. Enrico Rava - I Just Can't Stop Loving You/Smooth Criminal, 2012, Rava On The Dance Floor.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Andy's Jazz Shows 134 & 135

Well here's another update,plenty of variety as always great jazz from 5 decades. Show 134 I Always Knew I Had It In Me - George Benson. Ballero - War. Straight No Chaser - Vince Seneri. Another Samba / Seeds - Sahib Shihab. There Are Many Steps Along The Way - Joe Sample. Clove And Cinnamon - Dave Valentin. Little B's Poem - Doug Carn. Cubano Chant - Oscar Peterson. Can You Dig It - Grover Washington Jr. Diane's Dilemma - Wilbert Longmire. 3Play Louis Hayes. Dat Dere / Work Song / Jive Samba. Jeannine - Quasimode. Locomotion - Larry Vuckovich. Pick Up The Pieces - Phil Collins Big Band. Vida Blue - Jimmy Cobb & Peter Bernstein.
Show 135 Goin' To Chicago Blues / How Long,How Long Blues - Lou Rawls. Blues For Bulgaria - Peter Bernstein. Cherokee - Joey DeFrancesco. The Long Way Blues - Barbera Dennerlein. Sugar - Rare Silk. A Nightingale Sung In Berkeley Square - Sonny Rollins. 3Play Quasimode. Take The New Frontier-Finger Tip/ Young Black Horse / One Possibility. My Girl Is Just Enough Woman For Me - Stanley Turrentine Sidewinder - Eddie Henderson. I Wish - Travis Biggs. Nardis - Andre Ceccarelli. Congo Man - Ernest Ranglin. On The Path - Rodney Franklin. 4am - Herbie Hancock.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 150

We have reached show 150, Wow !. Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 150" , it's a strange show. The second part of the show marks what would have been the birthday of jazz pianist Les McCann. Born in Sep 1935, I have put together enough tracks to cover the whole of the second part of the show. The first part is just a mixture of dates and styles and the whole show is about 50/50 vinyl to CD. Hope you enjoy. Part 1, Dylan Cramer - Jeannies Knees, 2011, Remembering Sonny Criss. Scott Hamilton & Friends - Cop Out, 2008, Across The Tracks. Claire Martin - Crazy He Calls Me, 2012, To Much In Love To Care. Viaginia Mayhew - Voyage, 1997, Nini Green. Toshiko Akiyoshi/Charlie Mariano - Deep River Medley, 1960, Toshiko Mariano Quartet. Larry Coryell/Philip Catherine - Nuages, 1977, Twin House. Theo Croker - Focus, 2007, The Fundamentals. Part 2, Les McCann - I Can Dig It, 1967, How's Your Mother. Les McCann - Green Dolphin Street, 1968, Django. Les McCann - Burning Coal, 1968, Much Les. Les McCann/Eddie Harris - You Got It In Your Soulness, 1969, Swiss Movement. Les McCann - Dunbar High School Marching Band, 1972, Layers. Lou Rawls/Les McCann - Willow Weep For Me, 1962, Stormy Monday. Les McCann - A Little 3-4 For God And Co, 1996, Listen Up.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Time for a catch up as I've fallen behind.Here's the track listings for shows 132 and 133,the usual mixed bag with 3plays from Junior Mance and Joe Sample.Feel free to leave a comment or e-mail Cheers. Show 132 Got To Get Your Own '98 - Reuben Wilson. The Flipside - Jaleel Shaw. Time Is Running Out - Doug Carn. La Vie Est Belle - Adrien Bass. Layla - Bobby Broom. I'll Bet You Thought I'd Never Find You - UFO. Southside Blues (Tabacco Road) - Lou Rawls. Got To Get Your Own - Reuben Wilson. 3Play Junior Mance Deep / Ease On Down The Road / Smokey Blues. Fever - Joe Sample featuring Lalah Hathaway. The Phantom - Duke Pearson. The Phantom - George Cables. SunLight - Herbie Hancock. Hang It Up - Patrice Rushen. Have You Met Miss Jones - The Hod O'Brien Trio.
Show 133 The Prophet - Johhny Hammond. Cookin' On 3 Burners - Kebs Bucket. Supernatural Feeling - The Blackbyrds. Uncle Funkenstein - Uncle Funkenstein. Coastin' - Caldera. Comin' Through The Back Door - Lou Donaldson. Sweet Rain - Dee Dee Bridgewater. Groovin' At The Jamboree - Booker Ervin. April In Paris - Andre Ceccarelli. Old Devil Moon - Laurent De Wilde & Eddie Henderson. Inherit The Wind - Wilton Felder featuring Bobby Womack. 3Play Joe Sample featuring Lalah Hathaway One Day I'll Fly Away / When The World Turns Blue / Street Life. The Chant - Louis Hayes. Watcha Gonna Do - Pete Escovedo. Giant Steps - Gary Bartz. Club 880 - Steve Davis. Peace Go With You Brother - Gil Scott Heron. New York Afternoon - Rare Silk. Heavy Vibes - Vibraphonic. Mellow Soul - Alvin Queen.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 149.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 149" there are big bands, four vocals and some classic jazz, who could ask for anything more. The Link
Part 1, Toshiko Akiyoshi + SWR Big Band - Feast In Milano, 2007, Let Freedom Swing. Sunnie Paxson - Seabound, 2011, Bohemian Sun. Rene Marie - This Is For Joe, 2011, Black Lace Freudian Slip. Alec & John Dankworth Generation Big Band - All Things, 1995, Rhythm Changes. Claus Raible Sextet - Jive Bomber, 2001, Loopin With Lea. Louis Armstrong/Leon Thomas - The Creator Has A Master Plan, 1970, Louis Armstrong & Friends. Joe Henderson Big Band - A Shade Of Jade, 1996, Joe Henderson Big Band. Part 2, Phil Woods Six - Little Niles, 1977, Live From The Show Boat. Gregory Porter - Bling Bling, 2012, Be Good. George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band - Steam Passage, 2001, Global Excellence. Cecelia Wennerstrom - Come Rain Come Shine, 1997, Minor Stomp. Diane Marino Quartet - Angel Eyes, 2003, A Sleepin Bee. Dave Holland Big Band - Upswing, 2002, What Goes Around. Cheers Ray For those that hear the music.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 148.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 148", like last weeks a lot of the tracks come from the vinyl vaults and again like last week some quite rare tracks. Date wise it stretches from 1956 to 2012. The Link, thejazzrep.podomatic,com
Part 1, McCoy Tyner - Flying High, 1995, Infinity. Duke Jordan - Double Scotch, 1980, Change A Pace. Nnenna Freelon - All Of Me, 2005, Blueprint Of A Lady. Paul Quinichette - Jive At Five, 1957, For Basie. Junior Mance/David Newman - Turning Point, 1969, Live At The Top Gate. Part 2, Fabrizio Gaudino Quartet - Sophisticated Lady, 2010, Sail Away. Anita Wardell - Parkers Mood, 2008, Kinda Blue. Oscar Peterson - Dancin Feet, 1979, Midnight Child. Thad Jones - Billie Doo, 1956, The Magnificent Thad Jones. Tim Warfield - One For Shirley, 2008, One For Shirley. Brubeck/Mulligan/Desmond - Take 5, 1973, All Together Again For The First Time

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 147.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 147" it's here there and everywhere in a jazz sense and a date sense. There is two in a row from Nina Simone but playing the piano not singing also the last recording of Charlie Mariano. It all makes up a good jazz show, I hope. The link
Part 1, Teemu Mattsson - Northern Tribe, 2008, Teemu Mattsson. Martin Sasse Trio + Charlie Mariano - Yours Is My Heart Alone, 2010, Good Times. Queen Latifah - Lush Life, 2004, Dana Owens. Nina Simone - Good Bait, 1957, The Great Nina Simone. Nina Simone - Central Park Blues, 1957, The Great Nina Simone. Dexter Gordon - Sonnymoon For Two, 1967, Montmartre Collection Vol 1. Dave Holland Big Band - Triple Dance, 2002, What Goes Around. Part 2, Reptet - Eve Of Thieves, 2008, Chicken Or Beef. Dianne Reeves - Love For Sale, 2000, In The Moment. Andy Ballentine Large Ensemble - Spin, 2008, The Sum Of The Parts. Takashi Matsunaga - Southern Cross, 2003, Storm Zone. Sadao Watanabe - Manha De Carnaval, 1983, Carnaval. Maynard Ferguson - Brazil, 1992, Footpath Cafe

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #131

The Angle - Russell Malone, Let's Just Say Goodbye - David Sanborn, Sidewinder / J's Groove - Akiko Tsuruga, The Stinger - Vince Seneri, One Cylinder - Lonnie Smith Everybody Dance - The Players Association, Get Yourself Together - Lee Morgan, Swan Lake - Dave Pike, 3Play - Grover Washington Jr, On The Cusp / Mr Magic / Saulsalito. Come On Home - Junior Mance, Jimmy Smith Rap /Theme From M.A.S.H. / Ain't Misbehavin, Sugar - Stanley Turrentine. Great stuff once again,3 tracks from a couple of great albums Live At The Bijou - Grover Washington Jr and Off The Top - Jimmy Smith with a great band.Plenty of swinging B3 grooves as well from Akiko Tsuruga and the impressive Vince Seneri.I have also dropped in one of my all time favourites Swan Lake performed by Dave Pike. Once again thanks to Brian and the team at UK Jazz Radio

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 146.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 146" over fifty per cent of the show comes from the vinyl vaults. There are some really great and quite rare tracks including the last track, Spanish Lady, which a live jazz festival recording, has gone down in jazz history. Here is the link
Part 1, Mario Ramano Quartet - Night In Tunisia, 2011, Valentina. Sunnie Paxson - Three Wrong Notes, 2011, Bohemian Sun. Miles Davis - Splash, 1968/1976, Water Babies. Earl Hines/Marva Josie - Easy To Love, 1970, On Tour. Lanny Morgan - Jitterbug Waltz, 1981, About Time. Lanny Morgan - Koko, 1981, About Time. Gust Spenos Quartet - Main Stem, 2009, Swingin High. Part 2, Jay McShann - Willow Weep For Me, 1978, Kansas City Hustle. Ted Curson - Nublu, 1965, A New Thing A Blue Thing. Jacque Dankworth - At Last, 2011, It Happens Quietly. Gene Harris Quartet - Children Of Sanchez, 1994, Funky Genes. John Handy - Spanish Lady, 1966, Monterey Jazz Festival.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 145.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 145" a bit light hearted this week, the chief elements are Trombone, mixed with rock/jazz fusion. Blame it on the sun. Your link is Part 1, Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio - Freedom Jazz Dance, 2011, The 11th Gate. Neil Ardleys New Jazz Orchestra - Study, 1970, Camden 70. Al Jarreau - Lean On Me, ?, This Ones For You. The Wrong Object - Hello Max, 2007, Platform One. Chase - Bochawa, 1974, Pure Music. John Surman - Mayflower, 1969, NDR Jazz Workshop. Part 2, Rachelle Ferrell - You Send Me, 1995, First Instrument. Bonerama - Gekko Love, 2007, Bring It Home. CCS - Dos Cantos, 1970, CCS. Dr John - Sweet Home New Orleans, 2005, Sippiana Hericane. Slide Hampton - Sister Salvation, 1960, Sister Salvation. Blood Sweat & Tears - Maiden Voyage, 1972, New Blood. Bernard Purdie - Moanin, 1996, Soul To Jazz.
Cheers Ray For those that hear the music.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #130

A smashing show this week that was a pleasure to put together.I have only recently discovered the tracks from Klemmer and Harris so I am glad to share them,tracks from Kool and the Gang before pop stardom and a double from Marchel Ivery.The 3Play is from an Incognito offshoot The Warriors.Once again the show is hosted by Brian and the team at UK Jazz Radio. Killer Joe / Softly As A Morning Sunrise - John Klemmer And Eddie Harris. Dujii - Kool and The Gang. Get Ready - Ella Fitzgerald. Please Mr Jackson - Willis Jackson. Bag's Groove / Makin' Whoopee - Marchel Ivery. Ahmad's Blues - Ahmad Jamal. Tropical Voyage - Bobbi Humphrey. Mississippi Jazz Club - Joe Magnarelli. 3Play The Warriors. Hot Apple / Destination / Drive. Do Dat - Grover Washington Jr. Ruthie's Heart - Charles Tolliver Big Band. Right By Your Side - Nathan Haines. Butterfly - Herbie Hancock. Caravan - Avishai Cohen.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 144.

This weeks is all about rhythm, mainly latin. We have two tracks from the new Sunnie Paxson album and a great track from The Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio. The link is
Part 1, Sunnie Paxson - Dolphin Dance, 2011, Bohemian Sun. Harry Connick Jr - Petite Fleur, 2007, Chason Du Vieux Carre. Dee Dee Bridgewater - Cherokee, 2000, Live At Yoshi's. Hot House - Night In Tunisia, 2008, Casa Caliente. Von Freeman - What Is This Thing, 2002, The Improvisor. Michael Philip Mossman - Ronita's Nightmare, 1995, Springdance. Jazz Jamaica - Medley (Godfather,Al Capone), 2001, Massive. Part 2, Sunnie Paxson - There Is No Greater Love, 2011, Bohemian Sun. Diane Schuur - Besame Mucho, 2001, Swing For Schuur. Greg Abate/Alan Barnes - Birdfeeder, 2008, Birds Of A Feather. Mathew Rybicki - Nouachott, 2011, Driven. Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio - Emergence, 2011, The 11th Gate. Carla Bley Big Band - Lo Ultimo, 1991, Very Big Band.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #129

Another great show opening with a double from the multi talented and much missed David Newman.There's also a double from Billy Hawks,a track from a great album by Steve Davis,Systems Blue.The 3play is from a classic Crusaders album,Scratch.Thanks to Aja for providing the Jerker Kluge albums and once again the show is hosted by Brian Soundy and the crew at UK Jazz Radio. This I Dig Of You / Fast Lane - David 'Fathead' Newman, Canned Funk - Joe Farrell, Heavy Soul / Got My Mojo Working -Billy Hawks, Dance - George Benson, Ma'x Movida - Cabildos, Ritual - Sheila E, Systems Blue - Steve Davis, On The Street Where You Live - Teddy Edwards, 3Play The Crusaders, Scratch / Eleanor Rigby / Hard Times from Scratch, The Warrior - The Warriors, Last Minute Bossa Nova - Vic Lewis, Autumn Sun - Jerker Kluge's Deep Jazz Meeting, Stella By Starlight - Sadao Watanabe, Black Frost - Grover Washington Jr.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 143.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 143" It revolves around fewer artists but longer tracks. Two from Greg Abate, two from Alan Barnes, two with Steve Turre, two vocals and two big bands and all good stuff. Here is your link
Part 1, Orjan Fahlstrom & NDR Big Band - Street Walk No2, 2006, International Departure. D D Jackson - Peace Song, 1995, Peace Song. Barnes/Weller Band - Worksong, 2000, Cannonball. Greg Abate/Richie Cole - Fast Lady Rhythm, 1995, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde. Greg Abate/Alan Barnes - The Y Blues, 2008, Birds Of A Feather. Part 2, Jennifer Scott & Brasileira - Gema, 2012, Sonho Meu. Kenny Wheeler Big Band - Enowena, 2012, The Long Waiting. Jay Stewart - Living The Life, 2012, Enjoy The Ride. Rene Marie - Black Lace Freudian Slip, 2011, Black Lace Freudian Slip. Steve Turre - Brother Bob, 2012, Woody's Delight. Woody Shaw - Ginseng People, 1977, Live Vol 3. Hope you enjoy the show.

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