• New Blues Adds – 10/15/2014

      First a quick note!  I want to welcome Ann Porotti back from her travels and thank her for allowing me to fill in on posting new jazz and blues while she was away.  We have decided to split the task of publishing the new recordings in order to make the task more efficient and […]

  • Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/18/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/16/2014 Jazz Adds: The Bad Plus – Inevitable Western (OKeh): “The Bad Plus’ tenth studio recording, ‘Inevitable Western’, is comprised entirely of originals and continues the band’s committed belief in what Nate Chinen of The New York Times dubbed ‘avant-garde populism’ — the idea that serious music can be as […]

  • Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/9/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/9/2014 Jazz Adds: Arthur Barron, Dave Liebman, Abel Pabon – The Miami Jazz Project (Zoho): Barron (tenor, alto, flute), Liebman (soprano, tenor), and Pabon (keys) initiated this project as a mission to keep the spirit and creativity of fusion alive. They have, in fact, created a soundscape that honors the […]

  • 2014 Jazz Marathon Thank-You Gifts

    DONATE NOW, and pick one of these 2014 Jazz Marathon thank-you gifts: T-SHIRT: 2014 Jazz Marathon t-shirt See image above. Sizes available: M-XXL Pledge: $75 CD: Viper’s Drag Henry Butler & Steven Bernstein & The Hot 9 Pledge: $75 CD: Juice Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood Pledge: $75 CD: Last Dance Keith Jarrett Charlie Haden […]

  • Jazz Marathon 2014 Information

    From Monday, September 29 through Sunday, October 5, treat your ears to round-the-clock jazz and blues as part of WTJU’s annual Jazz Marathon! You get to enjoy non-stop selection of the greatest variety of jazz, from the early roots of jazz in New Orleans to the birth of bebop to the latest jazz releases.

  • Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/4/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 9/4/2014 Jazz Adds: Afro Bop Alliance – Angel Eyes (Zoho): This DC – based band has a tight interplay between the rhythm section, led by steel pan ace Victor Provost and leader-drummer Joe McCarthy and horn players Luis Hernandez (tenor), Vince Norman (alto), and Tim Stanley (trumpet).  On top of […]

  • Jazz / Blues Adds – 8/25/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 8/25/2014 Jazz Adds: Akiko – Commencement (AT) : Akiko Tsuruga plays solid B3 with support from Jeff Hamilton (d) and John Hart (g).  This group keeps it tight and compliment each other wonderfully on a range of material including pop standards and originals.  She’s endorsed by Dr. Lonnie Smith and […]

  • Jazz / Blues Adds – 8/18/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 8/18/2014  PLEASE NOTE WE ARE ADDING SAMPLE LINKS WHEN POSSIBLE! TRY THEM OUT AND LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK OF THIS FEATURE. Jazz Adds: Bolt – Shuffle (Driff) : Short improvisations by Jorrit Dijkstra (alto, lyric on, electronics), Eric Hofbauer (g), Junko Fujiwara (cello), and Eric Rosenthal (d) that […]

  • Jazz / Blues Adds – 8/11/2014

    Jazz / Blues Adds – 8/11/2014 Jazz Adds: Dennis Angel – On Track (Timeless Grooves) : Dennis Angel (flugelhorn) is the leader of this session, while Gottfried Stoger (sax, flute) and Jason Miles (keys) arranged the songs, most of which were composed by Angel.  The leader’s goal is lovely melodies best suited for “smooth jazz” […]