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Radio & Podcasts

New Releases Plus Birthday Shoutouts To Timeless Jazz Women Going Full Swing

Read "New Releases Plus Birthday Shoutouts To Timeless Jazz Women Going Full Swing" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast includes new releases from Sarah McKenzie, Michael Weiss, Susan Alcorn, Vanessa Perica plus a second posthumous recording from Nora York, with major birthday shoutouts to Joni Mitchell (80!), Betty Bryant (92!), Sheila Jordan (95!), Bertha Hope (87!), Lani Hall (78!), Jen Hodge, Rene Marie, Miho Hazama, Kitty Margolis and Samara Joy, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by seeing them live and online. Purchase their music so they can continue to distract, ...

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Why Jazz: Part 1

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Album Review

Sheila Jordan: Live at Mezzrow

Read "Live at Mezzrow" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Inossidabile, leggendaria Sheila. Un anno fa usciva lo splendido inedito del 1960 con la Jordan agli inizi di carriera www.allaboutjazz.com/comes-love-lost-session-1960-sheila-jordan-capri-records e 6 decenni dopo la cantante è ancora on stage, in bella forma all'età di 93 anni. Com'è noto Sheila Jordan iniziò a cantare tardivamente—poco dopo i 30—e per motivi famigliari sviluppò la sua carriera artistica dalla seconda metà dei settanta, quando aveva superato i quarantacinque. Nella maturità ci ha regalato le sue cose migliori, in un ...

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Radio & Podcasts

New Releases Plus Jazz Master Sheila Jordan Celebrates Another Solar Journey

Read "New Releases Plus Jazz Master Sheila Jordan Celebrates Another Solar Journey" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast presents new releases from from Kate Hamann, Vanessa Racci, Sam Taylor, The Ostara Project, Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Kris Allen, plus a new single from Abbie Finn, with birthday shoutouts to lyricist Marilyn Bergman, Jazz Master Sheila Jordan, Cynthia Hilts, Nioka Workman, Cindy Blackman, Marianne Solivan, Jen Hodge and Johnny Mercer among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of pandemic so they can continue to distract, comfort, ...

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September 2022: Jazz Child

Read "September 2022: Jazz Child" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Sheila Jordan Live At Mezzrow's Cellar Music 2022 Nonagenarian Sheila Jordan is a jazz singer enjoying an incandescent twilight. In late 2021, Jordan appeared on Roseanna Vitro's Sing A Song of Bird (Skyline Records, 2021) singing a song contra-composed in her honor from Charlie Parker's “Cheryl," -"Sheila, Jazz Child." Jordan, along with drummer Roy Haynes, remains the last living connection to the famous alto saxophonist, who is generously represented on Jordan's Live at Mezzrow. ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Mary Lou Williams, Sheila Jordan & CeCe Gable

Read "Mary Lou Williams, Sheila Jordan & CeCe Gable" reviewed by Joe Dimino


The voice and range of Reno-based veteran jazz singer CeCe Gable kicks off the 760th Episode of Neon Jazz with music from her new album Next Year's Song. We follow that up with music from an inspiration to many in the jazz world, Sheila Jordan and a song from Live at Mezzrow. More music from talents including Evan Drybread, Mark Winkler and Deanne Matley keep the hour moving. Also, we feature new music from Deanna Witkowski and pay homage to ...

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Album Review

Sheila Jordan: Live At Mezzrow

Read "Live At Mezzrow" reviewed by Pierre Giroux


Sheila Jordan is a living jazz legend. Since coming to New York City in 1950 at the encouragement of Charlie Parker, she is one of, if not the last, living link to a time and a place in the jazz world that is the subject of hagiography, myth and occasionally reality. With a voice that is uniquely her own, it is possible that in the course of a single song interpretation, Jordan's voice can sound morose and honeyed, supple and ...


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