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by Joe Dimino
Our 736th show starts with stellar vocalist Shawnn Monteiro and music off her 2021 release You Are There. We also hear what's new from Nick Finzer, Dino Govoni and Peter McEachern. Sadly we say goodbye to the powerful St. Louis-native, NYC jazz force Montez Coleman. Enjoy the jazz, my friends. Playlist Shawnn Monteiro Never Let Me Go" More Music (Whaling City Sound) 00:00 Host talks 4:07 Sarah Vaughan & Her Trio Just One of Those Things" Live at ...read more
by Edward Blanco
Tributes to legendary jazz greats of the past dot the landscape of today's music, but few can actually boast a direct connection to the artist of homage. Singer Shawnn Monteiro--long influenced by the beautiful voice of pianist and vocalist Carmen McRae--is an exception. Her father and godfather, bassist Jimmy Woode and trumpeter Clark Terry, respectively, both performed with McRae, and Monteiro grew up listening to stories of their experiences. With To Carmen with Love, Monteiro pays tribute to a great ...read more