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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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