• Gina Sobel on Something New, Aug 24

    Gina Sobel will stop by WTJU this Wednesday afternoon, August 24, around 4:30 (edt) to share a few tracks off her new album, World’s Getting Loud.  She will be celebrating its release this Friday night at Twisted Tea Branch Bazaar in Charlottesville (details).

  • New Jazz Adds – 8/19/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 8/18/2016 Rez Abbasi & Junction – Behind The Vibration (Cuneiform): Rez Abbasi (guitar, composer) has been a fusion artist for some time. Heretofore, the fusion has been acoustic. The blend has been described as a combination of modern jazz and Pakistani/American music as it re-interprets 1970s jazz-rock (allaboutjazz.com). This time out […]

  • Boxcar Speakeasy on Lambeth Live, Aug 26

    How about some traditional jazz from the prohibition era in the spirit of old New Orleans dance parties for this Friday night’s Lambeth Live with Boxcar Speakeasy?  Aaron Olwell on fiddle, Danny Price on tenor banjo, Nate Leath on fiddle, Matt Kelley on guitar, Walter Hojka on trombone, and Pat Jarrett on the upright is […]

  • New Blues News – 8/18/2016

    New Blues News – 8/18/2016 Gonzalo Bergara – Zalo’s Blues (Self-produced): Gonzalo Bergara has one of those guitar styles that clearly explains why people often refer to their guitars as their axes. He really swings as well. Charlie Baty, (formerly of Little Charlie & The Nightcats), adds in his liner notes that prior to Bergara’s […]

  • Gina Sobel & Nate Leath on Lambeth Live, Aug 19

    Gina Sobel & Nate Leath will put on the August 19 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast! 350 Emmet St N, Charlottesville on ye olde GPS will get you to the large lot […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 8/8/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 8/8/2016 Jerry Bergonzi – Spotlight On Standards (Savant): Veteran tenor man / composer / educator Bergonzi presents his bop originals and jumping renditions of several standards. The standards include “Stella By Starlight” and “Come Rain Or Come Shine” among others and his originals are lively and soaring flights of fire and […]

  • New Blues News – 8/8/2016

    New Blues News – 8/8/2016 Omar Coleman – Live! (Delmark): The title says it all! Coleman (vocals, harp) and band are raising sand at Rosa’s Lounge as they have done every Tuesday for the past several months. Coleman wrote half of the songs on the disc and he certainly put his own stamp on the […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 8/2/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 8/2/2016 Bobby Avey – Inhuman Wilderness (Inner Voice Jazz): Pianist/composer Bobby Avery’s “Inhuman Wilderness” presents eight original compositions, performed with no overdubs. The title automatically gives you a hint that this won’t simply be a set of ballads and the instrumentation shifts from quartet to solo depending on the selection. There […]

  • New Blues & Soul News – 8/2/2016

    New Blues & Soul News – 8/2/2016 New Blues Adds: Grady Champion – One Of A Kind (Malaco): Grady Champion continues his climb to royalty in southern countrified, electrified, and sometimes even synthesized soul blues. Champion follows in the footsteps of Bobby Rush, both in terms of styles and themes. Partying, personal presentation (how hot […]