Join us for another week of the Jazz Continuum. Old, new, in, out, where ever the music takes us. Each week we explore the elements of jazz form a historical perspective. This week we take a look at "Moody's Mood for Love," remember Ahmad Jamal, check out a new archival release form Shirley Scott, judge a Enrique Villegas record by its cover, and more.
Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 01:00
James Moody & His Swedish Crowns "Moody's Mood for Love" from James Moody & His Swedish Crowns (Dragon) 02:30
King Pleasure "Moody's Mood for Love" from Golden Days (Fantasy) 05:18
Gerald Wiggins "Night In Tunisia" from Wiggin' Out (Fresh Sound Records) 08:16
Tyshawn Sorey Trio "Two Over One" from Mesmerism (Self Released) 15:53
Marie Kruttli "Flow of Irrational Thoughts" from Mesmerism (Intakt Records) 23:44
Shirley Scott "Impressions" from Queen Talk, Live at the Left Bank (Real to Real) 28:40
Ahmad Jamal "Squatty Roo" from Emerald City Nights: Live at the Penthouse 1963-1967 (Jazz Detective) 42:14
The Ahmad Jamal Trio "Dolphin Dance" from The Awakening (Jazz Detective) 52:41
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