This week's episode of Neon Jazz opens with At the Edge of the World, the latest album by gifted New York City-based jazz pianist Aaron Goldberg. During the rest of the episode we feature music ranging from the feisty veteran Betty Carter to the richly talented Kansas City saxophonist Ernest Melton from his highly anticipated album The Time of Slave Is Over. Also featured are, among others, the great Don Friedman, Ken Thomson, James Francies, John Fedchock and old masters like John Coltrane, Roy Haynes.
Aaron Goldberg "Effendi" At the Edge of the World (Sunnyside Records) 00:00
Host talks 5:35
Betty Carter "Blue Bird" The Modern Sounds of Betty Carter (ABC Records) 8:15
Ernest Melton "Candy Store" The Time of Slave is Over(Ernest Melton Records) 9:50
Host talks 13:35
John Coltrane "Tunji" Coltrane (Impulse! Records)14:56
Bruno Raberg "Rainy Day Farewell" Tailwind (Red Piano Records) 20:50
Host talks 24:53
Don Friedman "'Wakin' Up" Metamorphosis (Prestige Records) 25:43
Ken Thomson "Misery is our New Hope" Sextet (Panoramic Recordings) 30:20
Host talks 36:02
James Francies "A Lover and a Fighter"Flight (Blue Note) 38:05
Enjoy Three Days on the Beach with Snarky Puppy, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Lettuce, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Lila Downs, Michael McDonald Acoustic Quartet, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Flor de Toloache and more—February 14-16, 2020 at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami, FL.
The winner receives a 3-day pass for two. Excludes travel or lodging.
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