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A Few Of My Favorite 2022 Jazz Things (So Far) - Part 1


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Since 2022 has been barreling down at breakneck speed... it's July already, which is actually the perfect moment to take stock of what the first half of the year had to offer to jazz fans. Please enjoy some of the tunes that have brought us most delight during the first six months of the year!

Happy listening!


  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Pernille Bevort "Minor Clues" Bévort 3 Live 2020-2021 (Gateway) 0:16
  • Host talks 7:49
  • Michael Leonhart Orchestra "The Normyn Suite No. 1: Denial" The Normyn Suites (Sunnyside) 9:07
  • Daniel Villarreal "Ophelia" Panama 77 (International Anthem) 11:38
  • Host talks 16:22
  • Benny Bock "Erwin's Garden" Vanishing Act (Colorfield) 17:43
  • Louis Matute "Renaissance" Our Folklore (Neuklang) 20:07
  • Jun Miyake "Hollow Bones" Whispered Garden (Yellowbird) 26:36
  • Host talks 30:41
  • Anthony Fung "What Does it Mean to be Free?" What Does it Mean to be Free? (Self-released) 32:11
  • Bill O'Connell "Moment's Notice" A Change Is Gonna Come (Savant) 36:37
  • Johannes Wallmann "Precarious Towers" Precarious Towers (Shifting Paradigm) 44:41
  • Host talks 50:29
  • I AM (feat. Isaiah Collier & Michael Shekwoaga Ode) "The Vessel Speaks" Beyond Ode) (Division 81) 51:46

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