Monday, January 30, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #101

Well I was so busy with shows 102 and 103 that I nearly forgot to publish this playlist.Plenty of good stuff one again,I really like the Landgren and Sample album,there's some new stuff to check out and the 3play is from a great Christian McBride album with some brilliant guest artists,George Duke,Roy Hargrove and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Soul Shadows / Same Old Story - Nils Landgren & Joe Sample from Creole Love Call
El Barrio - George Benson from Absolute Benson
To Whom All Things Concern - Fuse One from The Complete Recordings
Oye Como Va - Abdoulaye Diabate from Kora Jazz Band
Bright Mississippi - Jimmy Owens from The Monk Project
Monoxide Blues - Gilles Repond from Increasin'
The 4th - Max Merseny from Thank Y'all
Fly Me To The Moon - Bobby Broom from The Way I Play
The Hipster - Harold McNair from Impressed 2
Little Niles - George Shearing from Capitol 50 Years

3Play Christian McBride from Conversations With Christian
Baubles,Bangles And Beads with Roy Hargrove
It's Your Thing with Dee Dee Bridgewater
McDukey Blues with George Duke

Sugarloaf Express - Lee Ritenour from Over Time
Gibraltar - Jake Langley from Diggin' In
Shaker Song - Spyro Gyra from Spyro Gyra
Young And Fine - Steps Ahead from Smokin' In The Pit

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 116.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love A Love Affair 116" subtitled 2011 Take 2, the second show in which we play some of the 2011 releases also the last track is to mark the sad passing of Sam Rivers at 83. Heres the link
Part 1,
Le Boeuf Brothers - Circles, 2011, In Praise Of Shadows.
Westchester Jazz Orchestra - Little One, 2011, Maiden Voyage Suite.
Arne Huber Quartet - Lantana, 2011, Jordan.
Franck Griffiths Big Band/Tina May - Travelin Light, 2011, Holland Park Non Stop.
Mike Cottone - Dear John, 2011, Just Remember.
Bob Sheppard - Brain Fog, 2011, Close Your Eyes.
Jeremy Pelt - David And Goliath, 2011, The Talented Mr Pelt.
Part 2,
The Nice Guy Trio - Caught In Thought, 2011, Walking Music.
Mike Melito - New Bossa, 2011, The Right Time.
Wadada Leo Smiths Mbira - Zulu Water Festival, 2011, Dark Lady Sonnets.
The Will Collier Septet - Entitled, 2011, Those Who Wait.
Claus Raible & The Bop-chestra - Miss Hap, 2011, Dedicated To The Ladies.
Sam Rivers All Star Orchestra - Ripples, 1999, Culmination.

Cheers Ray

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 115.

Here is the play list for Jazz A Love Affair 115, subtitle "2011 Releases Take 1", this is because next weeks show will be Take 2. Here is the link
Part 1,
Andrew Cyrille & Haitian Fascination - Deblozay, 2011, Routes De Freres.
Benjamin Drazen - Monkish, 2011, Inner Flight.
Ian Shaw - I Get Along Without You Very Well, 2011, The Abbey Road Sessions.
Kairos 4tet - Statement Of Intent, 2011, Statement Of Intent.
Frank Griffiths Big Band - Ricochet, 2011, Holland Park Non Stop.
Rene Marie - Angelitos Negros, 2011, Voice Of My Beautiful Country.
Elliott Caine Sextet - Defiance, 2011, Hippy Chicks On Acid.
Part 2,
Fab Trio - The Waters Of New Orleans, 2011, History Of Jazz In Reverse.
Monty Alexander - Django, 2011, Uplift.
Dylan Cramer - Jeannies Knees, 2011, Remembering Sonny Criss.
Gregory Porter - Feeling Good, 2011, Water.
Juhani Aaltonen/Heikki Sarmanto - When I Was With You, 2011, Conversations.
Stan Tracey - I Want To Be Happy, 2011, Soundcheck.
The Magic Hat Ensemble - You The Night And The Music.
Geoff Eales & Isorhythm - Shifting Sands, 2011, Shifting Sands.
Cheers Ray

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #100 (Almost by Royal Appointment)

"One does like to get down,man!"

Hard Work - John Handy from Hard Work
New York Afternoon - Richie Cole from Keeper Of The Flame
Let's Just Say Goodbye - David Sanborn from Voyeur
(Se Acabo) La Malanga - Bobby Hutcherson from Montara
Out Of The Blue - Caldera from Caldera
Burning Spear - Richard Evans from Richard Evans
Free As The Wind - The Crusaders from The Crusaders Finest Hour
Sara Smile - Jun Fukamachi And The New York All Stars from Live
Clouds / Keep The Dream Alive - David Fathead Newman from 12" White Label
I Thought It Was You - Herbie Hancock from Sunlight
Brazilian Love Affair - George Duke from A Brazilian Love Affair
Stepping Stones - Johnny Harris from Movements
Fusion Juice - Jeff Lorber Fusion from Fusion Juice
Valdez In The Country - Donny Hathaway from Extension Of A Man
Yu-Ma Go Away Little Boy - Marlena Shaw from Sweet Beginnings
Don't Let It Go To Your Head - Jean Carn from Happy To Be With You
Time Is Running Out - Doug Carn from Revelation
Soul Limbo - Booker T And The MG's from The Best Of
Mission Impossible - Jimmy Smith from La Metamorphose
Des Cloportes

Well here's the Play List for my 100th Show,I am sure Mrs Queen of Windsor would love it if she tuned in.2 hours of great music mainly taken from the 70's and 80's.
I have thrown in a few soulful numbers and if you close you eyes during the Booker T you could be at the cricket test.I hope you like it and I'm happy to send the link to anybody who wants it.Cheers.

Andy's Jazz Show #99

Show 99
Cyclops / Butterfly - Eddie Henderson from Mahal
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight - Dianne Schuur with The Caribbean Jazz Project from Schuur Fire
Don't Make me Over - Trijntje Oosterhuis from Who'll Speak For Love
Put It Where You Want It - Gene Harris from Instant Party
And Then There Was The Blues - The Crusaders from Those Southern Knights
Funky Feet - Phil Parnell from Funky Feet
Trip Merchant - Larry Young from Mothership
Mach 2 - Rhoda Scott from In New York with Thad Jones - Mel Lewis Big Band
3Play Mal Waldron from Plays The Blues
Introduction / Blues For F.P. / Way In / Introduction / Miles And Miles Of Blues
3Play Alvin Queen from I Ain't Looking At You
Seven Steps To Heaven / I Ain't Looking At You / Shirley's Song

Plenty of great music to keep everyone happy.The second half features a double 3play that is quite contrasting but very interesting a great live set from Mal Waldron and 3 tracks from a very good Alvin Queen album.No 3play next week as it's Show 100 and will feature 2 hours of tracks that I really like.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Christmas Show.

Here is my two hour Christmas day show, its made up of six tracks that are two long to play on a normal show. There is not much talking, which is good as I have a cold and a sore throat. Here is the play list and link
Part 1,
Ronnie Scott - Bye Bye Blackbird, 1965, When I Want Your Opinion I'll Give It To You.
Dizzy Gillespie - Bebop, 1958, For Musicians Only.
Guy Barker - Sounds In Black And White, 2002, Soundtrack.
Part 2,
Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band - Spring Is Sprung, 1960, Paris Concert.
Tubby Hayes - Lament, 2011/1967, Lament.
Charles McPherson - How Deep Is The Ocean, 2006, Live At The Cellar
Cheers Ray

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 114.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 114" Christmas week. This is the link,
Part 1,
Geoff Eales - Getting Down With Dukey, 2011, Shifting Sands.
Jacques Pellarin Quartet - CML Song, 2011, Sup Dude.
Rachelle Ferrell - My Funny Valentine, 1991/2002, Live At Montreax.
Claus Raible And The Bop-chestra - Cleopatras Dream, 2011, Dedicated To The Ladies.
Ronnie Scott And The Band - Second Question, 1968/2007, Live At Ronnie Scotts.
Andy Sheppard - Sofa Safari, 1993, Rhythmic Method.
Part 2,
Arun Ghosh - Calibans Revenge, 2011, Primal Odyssey.
Al Jarreau - Schoocha Booty, 2004, Accentuate The Positive.
Joe Harriott/Pat Smythe - Abstract Doodle, 1968, Portrait.
Gerald Albright - Georgia On My Mind, 2006, New Beginnings.
John Surman NDR - Mayflower, 1969/2011, Flashpoint.
Stan Tracey Trio - I Cover The Water Front, 2011, Soundcheck.
Corey Christiansen Quartet - Big Kid, 2010, Outlaw Tractor.
Sonny Rollins - Park Palace Parade, 2006, Sonny Please.
I hope everyone has a happy, healthy 2012.