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Dayna Stephens, Monty Alexander, Tom Collier & Daniel Bennett


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From a brilliant New York City talent, we begin the 850th Episode of Neon Jazz with multi-instrumentalist Daniel Bennett and a get a cut off his 2024 album Mr. Bennet's Mind. From there, we move on to a collection of great new songs from Monty Alexander, KJ Denhert, Tom Collier & Hendrik Meurkens. In between, we feature new music from promising artists including Jazz Ensemble of Memphis, Mimosa and Abe Pollack. We wrap up the episode with a collaboration between Larry Goldings and John Sneider with music off their 2024 album Chinwag. Dig the jazz, my friends.


  • Daniel Bennett Group "Talk To Your Panda" Mr. Bennett's Mind (Manhattan Daylight Media) 0:00
  • Host talks 4:48
  • Monty Alexander "You Can See" D Day (PeeWee!) 6:56
  • Jazz Ensemble Of Memphis "The Crawl Playing in the Yard (Memphis International Records) 12:02
  • Host talks 15:50
  • One for All feat George Coleman "Contrafactus" Contrafactus (Smoke) 16:27
  • KJ Denhert "Blackbird" The Evening News (Mother Cyclone Records) 21:46
  • Host talks 27:22
  • Dayna Stephens "Bubbly" Closer Than We Think (Cellar Live) 28:19
  • Abena Koomson-Davis "Abena's Bop" Where is Love (WJ3 Records) 33:16
  • Host talks 37:51
  • Tom Collier "Birthday" Boomer Vibes Volume 2 (Summit Records) 38:24
  • Abe Pollack Quartet "Palling Around in The Parlor" (Abe Pollack) 41:17
  • Host talks 43:43
  • Mimosa "Trouble" Bien Ensemble (LaReserve Records) 44:51
  • Hendrik Meurkens "Smada" The Jazz Meurkengers (Cellar Live) 48:15
  • Host talks 52:13
  • Larry Goldings and John Sneider "Laugh Clown Laugh" Chinwag (Sticky Mack Records) 53:14

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