Theo Croker, Annie Ross & Jesse Davis

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This week we play new music, honor those that left us and look into the music world surviving the COVID-19 shutdown. The hour kicks off with talented musician Theo Croker. We pay our respects to the great Annie Ross and long-time politician John Lewis. We also profile Omer Avital, Mike Bond and Gregg August. Enjoy.


  • Theo Croker "Just Let it Ride" Star People Nation (Masterworks) 00:00
  • Host talks 5:49
  • Lambert Hendricks Ross "Cloudburst" Hottest New Jazz Group (Cool Note) 8:38
  • Omer Avital "Today's Blues" New York Paradox (Jazz & People) 10:54
  • Host talks 17:02
  • Julius LaRosa "Eh Chumpari" Julia LaRosa's Best (Cadence Records) 18:40
  • Peter Campbell "Why Think About Tomorrow" Old Flames Never Die (Peter Campbell) 21:13
  • Host talks 25:13
  • Jesse Davis Quintet "Body and Soul" Live at Smalls (Smalls Live) 26:21
  • Mike Bond "It's A Long Way Back" The Honorable Ones (Bounce Castle Records) 36:49
  • Host talks 40:59
  • The Yellowjackets "Magnolia" Timeline (Mack Avenue Records) 42:08
  • Gregg August "The Bird Leaps" Dialogues on Race -Volume 1 (Iacuessa Records) 46:28
  • Host talks 53:43
  • The American Jazz Orchestra with John Lewis "Yard Dog Mazurka" The Music of Jimmie Lunceford (MusicMasters) 54:48

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