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Radio & Podcasts

Joel Ross, Wayne Shorter & Sonny Stitt

Read "Joel Ross, Wayne Shorter & Sonny Stitt" reviewed by Joe Dimino


The 687th Episode of Neon Jazz begins with vibes star Joel Ross off his latest 2020 CD Who Are You? We spend a good portion of this hour looking into a wealth of music released in 2020 from artists including Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Linda Purl, Joanna Berkebile and Alex Koo. Enjoy the jazz. Playlist Joel Ross “For Real" For Real (Blue Note) 00:00 Host talks 3:39 Wayne Shorter Quartet “Orbits" Without a Net (Blue Note) 5:22 Ian Hendrickson-Smith “I ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Blue Notes We Missed

Read "Blue Notes We Missed" reviewed by Patrick Burnette


A lot of 2020 was spent in the fetal position, so it's not surprising some interesting jazz releases passed us by. This episode the boys check out four Blue Note releases from that memorable year, all of which we like pretty gosh darn well. So at least there's something from 2020 we like. Pop matters wallows in eighties nostalgia, but what did you expect?Playlist Discussion of Joel Ross's album Who Are You? (Blue Note) 11:30 Discussion of Artemis' ...

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Vibe Time

Read "Vibe Time" reviewed by Patrick Burnette


There aren't as many famous vibraphonists in jazz as, say, piano or saxophone players, but the best of the breed are as influential as almost any of the horn blower or key tickler. In this episode, the boys talk about two mallet-masters from the pages of history, and two sponsored by Blue Note in more recent years—a phenom from the early 2000s, and a brand new poster boy. Pop matters looks as two fine acts from the eighties that just ...


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