jazzguys's podcast

In this episode we feature hard bop from the '50s and '60s from fourteen different artists.

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In this episode, we feature Oscar Peterson with Herb Ellis, Gerry Mulligan on the 1963 Nightlights, and Cedar Walton in an All-Star band.

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In this episode, we choose songs with the word "love" in the title.  This helps us find things you might never hear otherwise.

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In this episode we feature Cal Collins on guitar, the vocalist Blossom Dearie and the valve trombone player (among other things) Bob Brookmeyer.

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Three artists again; guitarist Barney Kessel, vocalist Catherine Russell, and tenor man Bill Perkins

 

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This show features three more groups; two from the Sixties, and a more recent one. Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, Buddy Rich, and Vaughn Wiester.

 

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In this episode, we interview local pianist Dwayne Estes, play key pianists for him, and feature him performing as well.

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In this episode, we feature early Roy Eldridge, drummer Sid Catlett, and tenor sax player Wardell Gray.

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In this episode, we present great old-time jazz between 1935 and 1938.

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In this episode, we feature alto sax player Frank Strozier, pianist Sir Roland Hanna, and a duo of pianist Duke Jordan and baritone saxophonist Cecil Payne.

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In this episode, we feature trumpeter Conte Candoli, tenor sax Frank Morgan, alto sax Ricky Ford and trumpeter Johnny Coles.

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In this episode, we feature trumpeter Fats Navarro, pianist Bud Powell and wind up with trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie.

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In this episode, we feature a little-known composer Ray Henderson but with well-known songs, the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Frank Loesser and Leonard Bernstein.

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In this episode, we feature baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams, Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson and trumpeter Freddie Hubbard.

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In this episode we feature music by the Tony Scott Quartet, Lee Konitz, and Chet Baker.

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In this episode, we feature British pianist Victor Feldman, guitarist Wes Montgomery and drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.

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In this episode, we discover more versions of songs containing the word "blue" in the title.  There will be some surprises for you here.

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In this episode, we present material from the Just for Fun album, a live show presented by our own Don Thomson, featuring Doug McDonald.

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In this episode, we present three artists:  tenor sax player Pete Christlieb and his small big band; singer Ernestine Anderson; and Saxophonist Coleman Hawkins.

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In this episode, we present Part 2 of a comprehensive listen to Benny Goodman from 1933-1946.

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In this episode, we present Part 1 of a comprehensive listen to Benny Goodman from 1933-1946.

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 In this episode, we feature Joe Sullivan on piano, Peewee Russell on clarinet, and Bud Freeman on tenor sax.

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In this episode, we begin a 2-part series on trumpeter Miles Davis, spanning his work from approximately 1949-1959.

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In this episode, we go a bit modern with Cannonball Adderley, Charles Mingus and Don Ellis.

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 In this episode, we conclude a 2-part series on trumpeter Miles Davis, spanning his work from approximately 1959-1968.

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In this episode, we bring you saxophonist Harry Allen, boogie-woogie pianist Freddie Slack and saxophonist Gene Ammons.

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In this episode, we bring you saxophonist Al Cohn, singers Julie London, Karrin Allyson and Tierney Sutton and the guitarist Jimmy Raney.

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In this episode, we feature the Johnny Griffin Quartet, the George Shearing Quintet and Kenny Dorham.

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In this episode, we feature Dexter Gordon, Roberta Gambarini, and Milt Jackson for your listening enjoyment.

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Now it's Don's turn.  He will play some of his favorite jazz for you from the 30s on up.

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This show features some of Chris's favorites including Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson and Chet Baker.

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In this episode, we head back to the early days of jazz, featuring Bix Beiderbecke, Bessie Smith and Sidney Bechet.

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In this episode, we concentrate on pianos via Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, Red Garland and Wynton Kelly.

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In this episode, we begin with a lengthy feature on the alto sax player, Charlie Parker, and then move on to other alto sax players such as Phil Woods.

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In this episode, we feature songs written by, and sometimes played by, Thelonious Monk, all with his contemporaries.

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In this show, we feature a number of famous and not-so-famous composers including Fred Allard, Harold Arlin and Harry Warren.

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In this episode, we feature Thelonious Monk, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and wind up with some Charles Mingus.

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In this episode, we feature Rickey Woodard, the Bill Cunliffe Trio, and Pete Christlieb, all musicians Don has featured at events.

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In this episode, all songs presented contain the word "moon" in the title of the song.

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In this episode, we feature the music of trumpeter Harry Edison, pianist Wynton Kelly with trio, and tenor saxophonist Lucky Thompson.

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In this episode, we feature beginning influences in modern jazz like Dave Brubeck and Jimmy Heath.

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In this episode, we bring you Bee Hive Artists, Part 2 including Curtis Fuller, Ronnie Mathews and Dizzy Reece.

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In this episode, we feature artists recorded on the Bee Hive label from the late 70s/early 80s like Pepper Adams, Sal Nistico and Johnny Hartman.

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In this episode, we feature only songs with women's names in them, like Hard-Hearted Hannah and Lulu's Back in Town.

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In this episode, we feature the vibraphonist Terry Gibbs and his dream band, vocalist Ann Richards, and wind up with saxophonist Harold Land.

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In this episode and as played on our new, opening theme, hear Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.

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In this episode, we feature Zoot Sims, Hank Jones and Blue Mitchell, a little something for everybody.

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In this episode, we feature more jazz greats featuring the word "blue" in the song title.

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In this episode we feature Johnny Hodges with Earl Hines, vocalist Stephanie Nakasian, and Ben Webster.

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Features many recently departed jazz masters including Phil Woods, Dave Brubeck, George Shearing and so many others.

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In this episode, we feature Erroll Garner on piano, Grant Green on guitar and Bobby Hutcherson on vibes.

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In this episode, we feature the clarinet as played by Johnny Dodds, Jimmie Noone, Sidney Bechet and two others.

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In this episode, we feature three jazz greats:  Charlie Barnet; Ahmad Jamal; and Duke Ellington.

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In this episode, we feature revived big bands featuring Count Basie, Stan Kenton and Thad Jones/Mel Louis.

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In this episode, we feature Gerry Mulligan, and then present Johnny Hartman and various musicians in the second hour.

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In this episode, we begin with songs of Jerome Kern in pairs, Stephane Grappelli/Oscar Peterson. Then, Miles Davis brings songs from Porgy and Bess.

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In this episode, we feature Lou Donaldson on alto sax, the Ahmad Jamal Trio, and tenor sax player Sonny Rollins with Brown/Roach

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In this episode, we feature "Body and Soul" from its first jazz version through many other great ones. Plus trombonist Carl Fontana to close out the session.

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In this episode, we feature geographical tunes about places around the world from St. Louis, to Hawaii to Panama.

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In this episode, we feature a diverse set of music of Jazz renditions from Showboat, vocalist Karin Allyson, and Cannonball Adderley.

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In this episode, we feature songs that use the word Moon like "Paper Moon" or "Mama, That Moon is Here Again."

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In this episode, we feature vocalists Barbara Morrison, Stephanie Haynes and Jackie Ryan from Don's recent live L.A. show.

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In this episode, we feature pairs of songs: one vocal; the other instrumental.

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In this episode, we feature composers played by other jazz artists including Fats Waller, Jimmy McHugh and three others.

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In this episode, we feature pairs of songs: one vocal and one instrumental. All feature great jazz artists.

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In this episode, we feature songs composed by jazz artists and played by their contemporaries from the 1950s and 60s.

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In this episode, we feature more songs from the great Cole Porter performed by various jazz artists.

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On this, Don's birthday show, we feature songs by various jazz artists with "love" in the title.

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In this episode, we feature songs with "blue" in the title from various jazz artists throughout the decades.

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In this episode we feature three great bass players: Oscar Pettiford; Paul Chambers; and Charles Mingus.

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In this, our second anniversary episode, we feature the alto saxophone with such greats as Charlie Parker and Art Pepper.

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In this episode, we feature the songs by Irving Berlin as performed by various jazz artists.

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In this episode, we feature the Benny Goodman Quartet from 1936-37, Django Reinhardt and Nat King Cole from the mid '50s.

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In this episode we feature some unusual Miles Davis, singer Shirley Horn and vibraphonist Milt Jackson.

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In this episode, we feature music from trumpeter Louis Armstrong, pianist Fats Waller and trombonist Jack Teagarden.

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In this episode, we feature Latin jazz musicians such as Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria and Cal Tjader.

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In this episode, we feature saxophonist Coleman Hawkins from the 20s to the 50s.

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In this episode, we feature music from Kenny Dorham, Tommy Flanagan, and Joe Henderson.

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In this episode, we explore the many recording artists brought to us from the Dial record label.

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In this episode, we feature composers playing their own music such as Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver.

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In this episode, we feature Louis Armstrong at the beginning and end of the show and present several vocalists in the middle.

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In this episode, we feature the songs of Cole Porter performed by various artists.

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In this episode, we feature people you think of as musicians but who are also excellent jazz vocalists.

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In this episode, we feature songs by Rogers and Hart, some with vocals and some just with music.

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In this episode, we feature Part 2 of Don's pick of the top 15 jazz trumpet players.

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In this episode, we feature Part 1 of Don's pick of the top 15 jazz trumpet players.

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In this episode, we feature more modern renditions of jazz classics by seasoned players like Buck Clayton and Teddy Wilson.

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In this episode which was broadcast on December 24, 2014, we feature jazz renditions of Christmas songs.

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In this episode, we feature 5 big bands playing between 1940 and 1942 and then wind up with some Dizzy Gillespie.

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In this episode, we feature more excellent music from the 50s starting with the great Stan Getz.

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In this episode, we feature 50s and 60s music surrounded by Miles Davis recordings from the early 50s then the late 50s.

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In this episode, we feature the music of George and Ira Gershwin performed by various jazz greats.

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In this episode, we feature saxophonist Scott Hamilton, Pianist George Shearing and trombone great Curtis Fuller.

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In this episode, we feature the modern, postbop artists Art Farmer and Jim Hall, Phil woods, and Donald Byrd.

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In this episode, we have a special guest, Jim Gatewood, and we feature various guitar greats in his honor.

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In this episode, we feature three artists:  Tommy Dorsey; the Red Garland Trio; and Kenny Dorham.

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In this episode we feature three great jazz musicians:  Art Blakey; Hank Jones; and Dexter Gordon.

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In this episode, we feature Art Blakey and notable saxophone artists who played with him over the years.

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In this episode, we feature music from Dave Brubeck, Kenny Burrell and Stan Getz.

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In this episode we bring you some more modern jazz from Zoot Sims, the Wynton Kelly Trio, Milt Jackson and others.

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