Andy Jaffe, Chick Corea & Christian McBride

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Joined by the Slovak Radio Orchestra, composer Andy Jaffe kicks off episode 688 of Neon Jazz. From there, we delve into a host of veteran musicians who released great music during 2020 including Marilyn Crispell, Helena Kay and a few others. We sadly say goodbye to legendary jazz musician Chick Corea who passed suddenly at the age of 79. Thanks Chick and enjoy the jazz, my friends.


  • Slovak Radio Orchestra "Will You Still Be Mine" An Imperfect Storm The Large Ensemble Compositions of Andy Jaffe (MMC Recordings) 00:00
  • Host talks 4:48
  • John Coltrane "You Say You Care" Jazz Masters Deluxe (Star Evens Digital) 7:06
  • Marilyn Crispell "Twisted Roots" How to Turn the Moon (Pyroclastic Records) 13:29
  • Host talks 15:49
  • Rex Stewart and His Orchestra "San Juan Hill" Jazz Pour Tous (The restoration project) 16:55
  • Helena Kay's KIM Trio "Strawberry Terrace" Moon Palace (Ubuntu Music) 19:36
  • Host talks 24:31
  • Charlie Parker with Strings "What is This Thing Called Love" Bird & Stings (Verve) 25:07
  • Chris Montague "Dropsy" Edition Label Sampler (Edition) 27:47
  • Host talks 33:21
  • Charlie Watts Quintet "Bluebird" Digs (Sony) 34:31
  • Fabian Almazan "The Vicarious Life" Personalities (Palmetto Records) 36:40
  • Host talks 41:50
  • Christian McBride "Dream Train" People Music (Mack Avenue Records) 42:48
  • Bobby Selvaggio "Proteanism" Quantam Man (Dot Time Records) 48:44
  • Host talks 51:57
  • Chick Corea & Lionel Hampton "Moments Notice" Chick and Friends (Giants of Jazz (Ita)) 53:00

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