• Angela On The Arts on Lambeth Live, Aug 31

    Free form jazz trio Angela On The Arts will put on the August 31 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! You can of course listen to the concert (91.1 FM around Charlottesville, on-line […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 74: The Avant-Garde

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    Albert Ayler Nurtured in the seminal recordings of Ornette Coleman and Cecil Taylor in the mid to late 1950s, the jazz avant-garde came into its own in the 1960s with their continuing creations, those of John Coltrane already featured in this program and those of next generation players, Joe Harriott and Albert Ayler. Defining statements […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 8/12/2018

    New Jazz News – 8/12/2018 Karrin Allyson – Some Of That Sunshine (Self-produced): Release number 15 for Karrin Allyson is a total winner! Her voice is unique and her command of nuance makes her singing and talking combination is both warm and dazzling. “Allyson coolly stakes her claim. She brings a timbre that is part […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 73: Jackie McLean & Tina Brooks

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    Tina Brooks Fate could not have treated Blue Note saxophonists Tina Brooks and Jackie McLean more differently. While McLean released nine LPs for Prestige and two dozen for Blue Note between 1956 and 1967, only one of Tina Brooks’s four Blue Note sessions was released in his lifetime. Yet their collaborations on McLean’s Jackie’s Bag […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 72: Rahsaan Roland Kirk

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    Roland Kirk, who began recording in 1956, had been an ideal sideman for Charles Mingus, appearing on the 1961 release, Oh Yeah. In the 1960s, he established himself in the first tier of jazz players with a series of well-received records for Mercury and Limelight before settling into a decade-long relationship with Atlantic. “A stellar […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 8/5/2018

    New Jazz Adds – 8/5/2018 Geof Bradfield – Yes, and…Music for Nine Improvisors (Delmark): Educator/composer/sax player Geof Bradfield is based in Chicago and currently has  seven discs as a leader. He composed all of the songs on this disc. The players are Geof Bradfield (tenor, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet), Greg Ward (alto sax), Anna Webber(flute, […]

  • Jazz at 100 Hour 71: Silenced in Their Prime – Eric Dolphy & Booker Little

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    Eric Dolphy and Booker Little at the Five Spot From his first recordings with Chico Hamilton in 1958 until his unnecessary death from misdiagnosed diabetic shock in 1964, Eric Dolphy was limited to only six years in which to record the music that has defined his extraordinary legacy. Previously, in this series, we have heard […]

  • The Hard Modes on Lambeth Live, Aug 10

    Jazz sextet The Hard Modes will put on the August 10 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! You can of course listen to the concert (91.1 FM around Charlottesville, on-line at wtju.net), or […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 7/25/2018

    New Jazz Adds – 7/25/2018 Antonio Adolfo – Encontros Orchestra Atlantica (Self-produced): Composer/pianist Antonio Adolfo attended a concert by Orchestra Atlantica in Rio de Janeiro and subsequently invited them to perform with him on his next recording. The main idea was to have them perform several of his own compositions and to transform them into […]