Randy Napoleon, Dave Brubeck, Troy Roberts and More

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This episode features a number of artists interviewed by host Joe Dimino. We begin with guitarist Randy Napoleon and his mentor Donald Waldenn. Then, we look into the music of Canadian cat Eric St-Laurent and we profile Australian-born saxophonist Troy Roberts . Finally, we pay our respects to the great Lyle Mays and his contributions to the world of jazz.


  • Randy Napoleon "Wouldn't It Be Nice" Common Tones (Detroit Music Factory) 00:00
  • Host talks 5:57
  • Donald Walden & The Detroit Jazz Orchestra "Double Talk" Focus (Emanon Records) 8:25
  • Brian Charette "Herman Enest III" Beyond Borderline (Steeplechase) 13:29
  • Host talks 16:29
  • Beat Freaks "Night Bus"Stay Calm (The Beat Freaks) 18:09
  • Eric St-Laurent "Mustard Arizona" Bliss Station (Katzen Musik) 22:44
  • Host talks 27:03
  • Lyle Mays "What it Takes" The Sheffield Jazz Experience (Sheffield Lab) 28:44
  • Max Light Trio "The Things You" Herplusme (Max Light) 33:44
  • Host talks 36:47
  • Joe Pesci "How About You" Still Singing (BMG Rights Management) 38:00
  • Troy Roberts "The Waltz of Parting Days" Days Like These (Toy Robot Music) 41:44
  • Host talks 46:40
  • Dave Brubeck "Take Five" Time Out (Columbia / Legacy) 47:46
  • Host talks 52:42
  • Daniel Bennett Group "Theme From Ernani"We Are the Orchestra (Daniel Bennett Group) 53:48

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