jazzguys's podcast (jazz)

In this episode, we feature three great pianists:  Cedar Walton; Bill Evans; and Geoffrey Keezer. 

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In this episode, we feature three greats:  drummer Kenny Clarke; trumpeter Blue Mitchell; and tenor sax player Sonny Rollins. 

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In this episode, we journey back to the 1950s and early ‘60s and hear from the great trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. 

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In this episode, we travel back to the swing era and feature a variety of small combos.  Included are Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Bob Crosby and so many other greats from that era.

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In this episode, we travel to Pittsburgh and feature some of their great jazz musicians.  Come and hear people like Erroll Garner, Dodo Marmarosa, Ahmad Jamal and others.

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In this episode, we celebrate great jazz players from Detroit.  Come hear jazz greats like Milt Jackson, Hank Jones and Donald Byrd.  That is just some of what is featured for your listening pleasure.

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In this episode, we bring you a tribute to Philadelphia jazz personalities.  Come hear greats like John Coltrane, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons and others.

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In this episode, we feature trumpeter Frankie Newton.  His career spans the early 1930s into the late 1950s and you will be sure to be happy to get acquainted with his music and performances.

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In this episode, we feature early performances by the great tenor saxophone player and musical composer Benny Golson.  These performances span the years from 1957 to 1962. 

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In this episode, we bring you Singers Part 3.  Here we begin in the late 40s early 50s, but concentrate on more modern singers of the genre.

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In this episode, we bring you Jazz Singers Part 2.  We start with Nat King Cole, go to Julia Lee, Billy Eckstine and so many more!

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In this episode, we bring you singers from times gone by.  The is the first part of a multipart show with great vocalists we don’t hear that often.

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In this episode, we bring you Hard Bop 2.  The show features people like Wynton Kelly, Cannonball Adderley and Blue Mitchell along with many others.

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In this episode, we bring you a hard bop show with very listenable tunes from the likes of Horace Silver, Hank Mobley, Kenny Dorham and many other luminaries from this jazz genre. 

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In this episode, we feature pianist Bobby Timmons, vocalist Ann Richards and the Dave Brubeck quartet. 

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In this episode, we feature Billie Holiday on a song and then compare it with an instrumental version by both her contemporary and slightly more modern musicians.

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In this episode, we bring you live performances of Paul Desmond from Toronto.  Sonically and musically beautiful, you are sure to enjoy!

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In this episode, we bring you hard bop players tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, trumpeter Joe Gordon, and drummer Art Taylor.  All the songs here are written by jazz musicians.

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In this episode, we feature guitarist Russell Malone, vocalist Shirley Horn, and drummer Shelly Manne. 

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In this episode, come listen to saxophonist Scott Hamilton, vocalist Roberta Gambarini, and trumpeter Ruby Braff.

 

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In this episode, we feature songs that contain the word “moon” in the title.  From Benny Goodman to Don Byas, there is something to please everybody here.

 
 
 
 
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In this episode, we bring you Ricky Woodard, Ricky Ford and Rahsaan Roland Kirk.  Some may find this a bit modern, but it’s very listenable with great talent.

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In this episode, come and listen to pianist Ronnie Mathews; trumpeter Roy Hargrove; and tenor sax player Richie Kamuca. 

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In this episode, we feature the work of xylophonist Red Norvo, Band leader/pianist Duke Ellington; and great vocalist Rebecca Kilgore. 

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In this episode, we bring you three excellent pianists:  Ray Kennedy; Ray Bryant; and Phineas Newborn.

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In this episode, we feature three star musicians who have recently been taken from us by COVID-19.  They are alto saxophonist Lee Konitz, Bassist Jymie Merritt playing with Art Blakey, and tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath. 

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In this episode we feature Part 2 of the Hank Mobley collection from the 1960s on Mosaic Records. 

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In this episode, we feature guitarist Peter Bernstein with his quartet, tenor saxophonist Grant Stewart, and wind things up with alto saxophonist Phil Woods.

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In this episode, we bring you first a big band led by Nat Pierce.  We then move along to drummer Paul Kreibich.  We wind up with tenor sax Pete Christlieb. 

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In this episode, we bring you pianist Mel Powell, pianist Mary Lou Williams, and pianist/vocalist Nat King Cole.

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In this episode, we bring you part 1 of a Mosaic Hank Mobley box set featuring performances between 1963 and 1970. 

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 In this episode, we present Part 2 of the MGM Woody Herman sides.  If you liked the previous show, you’ll definitely like this one, too.

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In this episode, we feature a live concert sponsored by Don
Thomson and featuring Doug MacDonald on guitar with many other musicians.

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In this episode, we feature alto sax player Frank Morgan, a series
of Fantasy records jazzy vocalist , and alto saxophonist Sonny Fortune.

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In this episode, we intermix the Bill Cunliffe trio with Oscar
Peterson and Dizzy Gillespi.  It's a nice comparison of two different pianists.

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 In this episode, we feature Part 1 of a Woody Herman series. It
features his work on the Decca, Mars and MGM sessions in the late 40s and 50s.

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In this episode, we bring you Jazz Drummers:  Part II.  We
continue about where we left off in the last show and progress through several additional noteworthy drummers.

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In this episode, we bring you Jazz Drumlmers:  Part I.  We begin
in the early 20s and work our way up to the mid50s.  We present lots of drummers over these years.

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In this episode, we bring you a trad show when an emphasis on
Sanfrancisco and the Bay Area.  Featured are:  Lu Waters Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Turk Murphy, Bob Scobey's Frisco Band, and Kid Ory's Creole Jazz Band.

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In this episode, we feature key Ellington musicians playing in
recordings made after Ellington.  We have trombonist Lawrence Brown, Alto sax Johnny Hodges, and Tenor sax Ben Webster.

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In this episode, we feature pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist
Mundell Lowe, singer Paula West, and wind up with baritone sax Pepper Adams.

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In this episode, we feature musicians influenced by bop but not bop themselves. We have two pianists, George Shearing and Dave Brubeck, and alto saxophonist Lee Konitz.

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In this episode, we feature songs from the Jerome Kern and Harold
Arlen songbook sung by Ella Fitzgerald.  After each vocal, we have an instrumental arrangement of the same tune.

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In this episode we feature four key musicians who created the
swing era for piano:  Earl Fatha Hines, Fats Waller, Art Tatum and Teddy Wilson.

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In this episode, we feature all live modern jazz with the Woody
Shaw quintet, Dexter Gordon, and Art Blakey at the Keystone Corner.

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In this episode, we feature 27 more tunes with women's names in
the title of each tune.  This is our 3rd episode with this theme.

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In this episode, we feature swing era musicians but not playing in
the swing era itself.  Hear the Coleman Hawkins Quintet with Roy Eldridge and Johnny Hodges, then Benny Carter.

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In this episode  we'll be hearing bassist Oscar Pettiford, alto sax man Paul Desmond,  another bassist, Paul Chambers.

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This episode features trumpeter Nicholas Payton, jazz sextet One for All,  and saxophonist Oliver Nelson's  album The Blues and the Abstract Truth.

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In this episode, we will feature cornetist Nat Adderly, bluesman Mose Allison, and pianist/bandleader Nat Pierce.

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This episode feature Swing era musicians, including Lester Young (1943-44), Slam Stewart, and various alumni from the Count Basie orchestra.

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In this episode, we present selections from Jamaican pianist Monty Alexander, all-American chanteuse Nancy Wilson, and Afro-Cuban percussionist  Mongo Santamaria.

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In this episode, we feature guitarist Mark Whitfield, vocalist Mel
Torme, and vibraphonist Milt Jackson.

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In this episode, we feature saxophonist Lou Donaldson, vocalist
Lorez Alexandria, and alto and soprano sax player Lucky Thompson.

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In this episode, we bring you the Miles David Quintet, and John
Coltrane , and Red Garland.

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In this episode, we feature Lionel Hampton with Victor small group
sessions between 1937-1940.

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In this episode, we feature  music from the trombonist Illinois
Jacquet, vocalist Julia Lee, and some great bop sounds from Leo Parker.

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In this episode, we feature vibraphonist Lem Winchester, alto
saxophonist Lee Konitz, and trumpeter Lee Morgan.

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In this episode, we introduce you to the Savory collection.  It is
a series of radio broadcasts between 1935 and 1940.  Great stuff!

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In this episode we feature the great modern saxophonist John 
Coltrane, then some more Coltrane with the vocalist Johnny Hartman, and finally pianist Junior Mance.

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In this episode, we feature tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath, singer 
Jeri Southern, and another tenor sax player, Joe Henderson.

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In this episode, we feature alto, tenor and flute player James 
Moody, guitarist Jimmy Raney, and trombonist Jimmy Knepper.

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In this episode, we bring you part 1 of a show featuring the 
Savory Collection, one of the most important jazz finds in decades.  It's live tracks, 1935-1940.

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In this episode, we bring you Jim Hall, Jimmy Giuffre, and Jimmy 
Cleveland.

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In this episode, we feature the tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin and his quintet, drummer Jeff Hamilton with a trio, and trombonist J.J. Johnson with Clifford Brown and others.  

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In this episode, we feature songs all of which contain a lady's 
name.

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In this episode, we feature music from Serge Chaloff, Johnny Coles, and Teddy Charles.

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In this episode, we feature music by Kenny Burrell and Coleman 
Hawkins, Kenny Drew, Kenny Dorham  and several others.

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In this episode we feature trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, guitarist Wes Montgomery, and bassist Charles Mingus.

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In this episode we feature some of the musicians with whom Don 
works and who have been on various recordings in some cases.  Featured are bassist John B. Williams, singer Barbara Morrison, and drummer Paul Kreibich.

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In this episode, we focus on pianists.  Featured are Errol Garner, 
Hank Jones, Tommy Flanagan and Barry Harris.

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In this episode, we go back some years and feature famous swing 
band leader and arranger Fletcher Henderson, and swing band leader Cab Calloway in the Chu and Dizzy years.

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In this episode, we bring you a somewhat modern show with pianist 
Gerald Wiggins, then tenor saxophonist Grant Stewart who was on the first recording as well, winding up with Freddie Hubbard and Jimmy Heath working together.

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In this episode, we begin with some vintage, excellent Flip 
Phillips, followed by early recordings from the vocalist Ernestine Anderson, winding up with Gene Ammons from some early recordings.

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In this episode, we feature guitarist Emily Remler, pianist Ellis 
Marsalis with Eddie Harris, and wind up with the blind, European pianist Tete Montoliu.

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In this episode, we start off with Duke Jordan and Cecil Payne, 
then move on to some beautiful vocals by Earl Coleman, and wind up with Edison and Davis working together.

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In this episode, we feature the Derek Smith Trio, vocalist Dee Dee 
Bridgewater, and trumpeter Don Fagerquist.

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In this episode, we feature the Conte Candoli Quartet, David 
Newman and Ray Charles, and some fine Clark Terry blues.

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In this episode, we feature alto sax player Charles Mcpherson, 
vibraphonist Charlie Shoemake, and tenor Charlie saxophonist Rouse and French hornist Julius Watkins.

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In this episode, we feature saxophonist Al Cohn, guitarist Barney 
Kessel, and saxophonist Bud Shank.

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In this episode, we feature what may possibly be the most recorded 
song in the history of jazz.  Come check it out!

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In this episode, we feature songs that all have an animal in the 
song title.  It's a ton of fun, and quite the menagerie when all is said and done.

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In this episode we feature three great pianists: Marcus Roberts; Horace Parlan; and Cedar Walton.

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In this episode, we salute live broadcasts of Louis Armstrong from 
the 40s. Hear some great rarities.

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In this episode, we feature three versions of song with each cycle 
ending with a version by Art Blakey.

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In this episode, we feature a variety of songs that all contain 
the word "day".  It's lots of fun!

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In this episode, we feature three great musicians:  Tenor Sax 
Clifford Jordan; Tenor Sax Dexter Gordon; and finally, trumpeter Blue Mitchell.

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In this episode, we feature two working St. Louis musicians and 
then move to Charlie Byrd and finally Vaughn Wiester's Famous Jazz Orchestra.

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In this episode, we feature another evening concert put on by Don 
Thomson himself.  It features guitarist Doug MacDonald and the Roger Neumann Quintet.

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In this episode, we feature tenor saxophonist Don Byas playing a 
series of standards interspersed with vocal versions of the same songs.

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In this episode, we feature some of the great hard bop with Lee 
Morgan, Benny Golson, and Freddie Hubbard.

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In this episode, we feature guitarist Doug McDonald, singer Paula 
West, and and vibraphonist Milt Jackson.

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In this episode, we feature pianists Ray Kennedy with his trio, 
Wynton Kelly's last trio session, Cedar Walton, and Gerald Wiggins.

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In this episode, we present songs in pairs:  one vocal, and the 
other instrumental.

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In this episode, we feature pianists as well as other great musicians. Pianists include Red Garland, Horace Silver, Bill Evans and Cedar Walton among others.

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In this episode, we feature bop and postbop saxophones including
Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins, Pepper Adams, and John Coltrane plus others.

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In this episode, we feature songs all having the word "blue" in the title. Artists range from Johnny Dodds to John Coltrane.

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In this episode we feature great music by Chick Webb, Nat King Cole and Stan Kenton.

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In this episode, we feature great saxophonists from Coleman Hawkins to Gerry Mulligan. More coming soon!

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In this episode, we feature a whole show of Count Basie on Decca, Columbia, and beyond.

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