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 thejazzrep.podomatic.com
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.

Criss Cross Jazz

Great news for Jazz fans.The majority of the fantastic Criss Cross catalogue is now available on E-Music.The prices are very reasonable and it's well worth a visit.In my opinion Criss Cross Jazz is one of the finest labels in the modern jazz world.

Links Removed

Following some personal and public requests I have removed the majority of direct links to other music sites.Links still remain to sites that I personally contribute and to pay sites.The link to blogwatch is still alive,if you decide to visit that site and then visit a site linked there,that is your personal choice and the owners of this blog bear no responsibility.I am sure people will understand.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #128

Les Is More - Yellow Jackets. Senor Zamora - Harold Vick. Carnival Samba - Dave Pike And Clark Terry. Nana - Kenny Burrell And Moacir Santos. Acid Bossa - Marcos Ariel. Slick Eddie - Sonny Stitt. He Loves You - Seawind. The BBQ Man - Sonny Stitt. Brown Bag - Boogaloo Joe Jones. Finky Minky - Tubby Hayes. 3Play Steve Gadd Bye Bye Blackbird / Georgia On My Mind / Sister Sadie from the album Steve Gadd and friends Live At Voce. Greasy Spoon - The Crusaders. The Time Machine - Swing Journal All Stars. Birdland - The Manhattan Transfer. Memphis Soul Stew / Super Bad - Bernard Purdie. Cleanhead - Eddie Cleanhead Vinson. Plenty of great tracks this week.The 3play comes from a great album sent to me by fellow jazzhead Ray,thanks mate.Some great funky tracks and a little Brazilian influence,I hope you liked it.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 142.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 142" It is all new or recent releases, a sort of, where jazz is now 2012. The Link thejazzrep.podomatic.com
Part 1, Chano Dominguez - So What, 2012, Flamenco Sketches. Cindy Bradley - Massive Transit, 2012, Unscripted. Michael Pedicin - Tell Me, 2011, Ballads. Esperanza Spalding - Radio Song, 2012, Radio Music. Jack De Johnette - Sonny Light, 2012, Sound Travels. David Basse - Bidin My Time, 2012, Uptown. Sunnie Paxson - Seabound, 2011, Bohemian Sun. Bob Brookmeyer - How Deep Is The Ocean, 2011, Standards. Part 2, Tatum Greenblatt - Floating, 2012, Imprints. Tineke Postma - Tell It Like It Is, 2011, The Dawn Of Light. Nicole Henry - Since I Fell For You, 2011, Embraceable. Josh Nelson - Atma-Krandana, 2011, Discoveries. ESP - Clique, 2011, Reach. Sheryl Bailey - Moblin, 2011, For All Those Living. Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio - Samba Galactica, 2011, The 11th Gate. Cory Weeds - A Dab Of This And That, 2012, Up A Step.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Andy's Jazz Show #127

Well it seems that I did get ahead of myself and this is the current show.Lots of great sounds including a nice 3Play from a young Bobbi Humphrey. Northbeach - George Duke Things We Said Today - The London Jazz 4 My Girl - Melvin Sparks Let The Music Take Your Mind / Soul Makossa - Rodney Jones The Golden Striker - The Modern Jazz Quartet Jazz Rule - Johnny Hawksworth featuring Hampton Hawes Stratus - Billy Cobham Here Comes Charlie - Charles Earland 3Play Bobbi Humphrey Virtue / Sad Bag / Ain't No Sunshine Way Back Home - Steve Gadd And Friends Evil Vibrations - The Rebirth Funky Nassau - The Juju Orchestra Three Corners - The Five Corners Quintet / Nicola Conte Sea Of Nurnen - David Durrah

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 141..

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 141" Its mainly new releases but all good jazz and very enjoyable. Here is your link thejazzrep.podomatic.com
Part 1, Bob Mintzer Big Band - March Majestic, 2006, Old School New Lessons. David Gordon Trio - Voyage, 2005, Angel Feet. David Basse - Like Jazz, 2012, Uptown. Mario Romano Quartet - Green Dolphin Street, 2010, Valentina. Ralph Peterson Quintet - Essence Of The Wizard, 2001, Subliminal Seduction. Nova Scotia Jazz Band - Honeysuckle Rose, 2011, Edinburgh Jazz Festival. Steve Turre - Manny's Mambo, 2012, Woody's Delight. Part 2, Cory Weeds - Perfectly Hank, 2012, Up A Step. Carol Robbins - Caminhos Cruzados, 2012, Moraga. Gregory Porter - On My Way To Harlem, 2012, Be Good. Carlo Mezzanotte Jazz Trio - Piano Possibile, 2009, Piano Possibile. Eric Alexander/Vincent Herring - Timothy, 2012, Friendly Fire. Claire Martin - How Long Has This Been Going On, 2012, To Much In Love To Care. Kenny Wheeler Big Band - Comba No3, 2012, The Long Waiting.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 140.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 140" mainly up to date releases, a couple of great albums, a track from the new Steve Turre and one from a fantastic album by Kenny Wheeler Big Band. The first track to mark the passing of Abram Wilson. Here is the link, thejazzrep.podomatic.com
Part 1, Abram Wilson - Blow To The Head 1 & 2, 2007, Ferris Wheel To The Modern Day Delta. David Gordon Trio - The Alchemist And The Cat Flap, 2005, Angel Feet. Jennifer Scott & Brazileira - A Felicidade, 2012, Sonho Meu. Steve Turre - In Retrospect, 2012, Woody's Delight. The Gust Spenos Quartet - Bun Fight, 2009, Swingin High. King Curtis - What Is This Thing, 1960, Soul Meeting. Kurt Elling - Come Running To Me, 2011, The Gate. Part 2, J J Wheeler Quintet - Latest Development, 2012, Unconventional. Carlos Mezzanotte Jazz Trio - Keys To Beauty, 2009, Piano Possibile. Cory Weeds - Baptist Beat, 2012, Up A Step. Winchester Jazz Orchestra - Maiden Voyage, 2011, Maiden Voyage Suite. Gregory Porter - God Bless The Child,2012, Be Good. Kenny Wheeler Big Band - Canter No1 Old Song, 2012, The Long Waiting. Hope you enjoy the jazz.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A mega post here, as to be quite honest I've lost track of what the current show is! Plenty of great sounds,the usual very mixed bags.I'll post the download links in a separate post. Show 125 Wives And Lovers - Eric Alexander Me And Mr Jones - Javon Jackson Voodoo Love Dance / Toward Brazil - Melvyn Price A Day In The Life Of A Fool - Eric Kloss Native Colours - Billy Drummond You And The Night And Music - Don Braden Septet Lex - Duke Pearson Stairway To The Stars - Dan Faulk But Not For Me - Gene Ammons 3Play Phil Upchurch & Tennyson Stephens South Side Morning / You Got Style / Tell The Truth Cloud 9 - Pucho And His Latin Soul Brothers Corner Stone / Freedom Sound - Steve Wilson Hamp's Blues - Hampton Hawes When Sunny Gets Blue - Johnny Hammond Smith Milestones - Eric Kloss Show 126 Little Sunflower - Jerker Kluge's Deep Jazz Eternal Journey - Ramsey Lewis Kalimba - Mr Scruff On The Nile - Charles Tolliver Moanin' - Bernard Purdie Lonesome Cat -Kazumi Watanabe Straight No Chaser - Eddie Cleanhead Vinson Feediop-Avishai Cohen J.F.S.-Maysa 3Play Wes Montgomery D'natural Blues / Four On Six / Repetition Sundance / Song For The Soul - Soul Bossa Trio Stolen Moments - Ahmad Jamal Funky Tamborim / Come With Me - Tania Maria This Is What You Are - Mario Biondi And The High Five Quintet Punishment Blues - Richie Cole

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Jazz A Love Affair 139.

Here is the play list for "Jazz A Love Affair 139" You will notice there is three in a row from Barbara Dennerlein, some new recordings, mainly European and some in the 90's but all good jazz. Link thejazzrep.podomatic.com
Part 1, Adrian Cunningham - Dancing Into The Sun, 2011, Walkabout. Paesani/Dalpozzo/Mazzucco Trio - Night Dreamer, 2011, Waynes Playground. John Coltrane/Johnny Hartman - Dedicated To You, 1963, John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman. Three in a row from Barbara Dennerlein, Barbara Dennerlein - Forever And Never, 1992, That's Me. Barbara Dennerlein - Wow, 1990, Hot Stuff. Barbara Dennerlein - Take Off, 1995, Take Off. Hiromi Kanda - All Of Me, 2011, Days Of Yesterday. Part 2, Rickey Woodard - September In The Rain, 1994, Yazoo. Carlo Mezzanotte Jazz Quartet - Corrientes, 2011, Jazz Tales. Gust Spenos Quartet - Dishwasher, 2009, Swingin High. Andy Bey - Speak Low, 2004, American Song. Jacques Pellarin Quartet - Sup Dude, 2011, Sup Dude. Johnny Griffin/Lockjaw Davis - Hey Lock, 1982, In Copenhagen.