• Jazz at 100 Hour 69: School of Trane – Wayne Shorter, Archie Shepp, Charles Lloyd, & Pharoah Sanders

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    Charles Lloyd No tenor player cast a larger shadow over the 1960’s than John Coltrane. Arguably, that time frame could be expanded to include all decades since, as well. Several contemporary tenor players who emerged as singular and important voices in the 1960s were specifically in his debt: his friend and colleague – Wayne Shorter, […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 7/10/2018

    New Jazz Adds – 7/10/2018 John Bailey – In Real Time (Summit): Based in NYC, trumpeter John Bailey plays in several genres including jazz, R&B, pop and classical music.  “He became a member of the Buddy Rich Band while still in college, and his career has included tenures with Ray Charles, Ray Barretto and New […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 68: John Coltrane – The Final Act

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    John Coltrane is undoubtedly one of the most influential players in the history of jazz, yet his important work fits within a brief twelve-year period (1955 – 1967). Previously in this series we have covered his work in the 1950s with Miles Davis for Prestige and Columbia, his blowing sessions on Prestige, his solo work […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 7/3/2018

    New Jazz Adds – 7/3/2018 JD Allen – LoveStone (Savant): Tenor sax player JD Allen offers nine ballads ranging from “Stranger In Paradise” and “Until The Real Thing Comes Along” to “Put On A Happy Face” and “Gone With The Wind” in a beautifully stark manner that really brings out a new notion of what […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 67: The Legacy of Jimmy Giuffre and Lennie Tristano

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    Paul Bley, Jimmy Giuffre, Steve Swallow Clarinetist Jimmy Giuffre and pianist Lennie Tristano were heavily influential in the musical explorations of the 1960s. The Jimmy Giuffre Trio recorded a series of records in the early 1960s now seen as significant milestones in improvisational music, although they made no commercial impact at the time. His trio-mates […]

  • New Blues News – 6/24/2018

    New Blues News – 6/24/2018 Buddy Guy – The Blues Is Alive And Well (Silvertone / RCA): Buddy Guy (guitar, vocals) is back with the best disc he has released in a loooooong time! He is in terrific voice and his playing is at the top of his game as well. Drummer / producer / […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 6/25/2018

    New Jazz Adds – 6/25/2018 Tucker Antell – Grime Scene (OA2): Tenor sax player Tucker Antell had the good fortune to be befriended by older players as he was growing up and with their encouragement, he eventually studied with Jerry Bergonzi and George Garzone and ultimately graduated from the 2009 Jazz Studies program at the […]

  • Soggy Po’ Boys get into Something New, June 27

    The Soggy Po’ Boys will stop by WTJU Wednesday afternoon, June 27, at 4 (edt) for a live session ahead of their concert the following night over at The Bridge PAI brought to you by WTJU and Charlottesville Jazz Society.