Lots of features this week. Tenorist Brad Walker kicks off the Fall jazz concert season in Baton Rouge on Friday, October 4 @ Chorum Hall and we preview his new session recorded live at Snug Harbor in New Orleans. Another centennial segment celebrates pianist Herbie Nichols; more Sonny Rollins with Miles; and Bobby McFerrin who was appointed a NEA Jazz Master for 2020. Along the way Dave Zinno's latest, grease from Leon Spencer, a message from Betty Carter, swing from Django and Sarah Vaughan, plus Dave Brubeck plays the blues...really! Don't worry, be happygroovin' to Gifts & Messages, of course. Listener favorites next week....
Thanks to our top listeners of the week in: Strasbourg (France); Setagaya/Shinagawa-ku/Hachinohe (Japan) & Bangkok (Thailand)
Dave Zinno Unisphere "Ta" from Stories Told (Whaling City) 00:00
Leon Spencer "Louisiana Slim" from Louisiana Slim (Prestige) 06:03
Brad Walker "Oliloqui Valley" from Live at Snug Harbor (self release) 17:05
Brad Walker "Sept" from Live at Snug Harbor (self release) 28:39
Betty Carter "September Song" from I'm Yours, You're Mine (Verve) 42:06
Herbie Nichols "Argumentative" from Love, Gloom, Cash, Love (Bethlehem) 53:15
Herbie Nichols "Every Cloud" from Love, Gloom, Cash, Love (Bethlehem) 57:46
Herbie Nichols "Love, Gloom, Cash, Love" from Love, Gloom, Cash, Love (Bethlehem) 1:01:39
Sarah Vaughan "All of Me" from Swingin' Easy (EmArcy) 1:06:04
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