Harold O'Neal, Dexter Gordon, Joe Pass and More

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The 639th episode of Neon Jazz begins with pianist Harold O'Neal He has deep Kansas City roots and shows off his further evolution with his new CD Once Upon a Time. We profile the new Kansas City group Purna Loka Ensemble with Bassist Jeff Harshbarger. Finally, we play new music from New York City saxophonist Mike Casey.


  • Harold O'Neal "Agent M" Once Upon a Time (Piano Cinema) 00:00
  • Host talks 4:22
  • Pat Metheny Group "First Circle (Live)" The Road to You (Geffen) 6:39
  • Dexter Gordon "Diggin' In" Sophisticated Giant (Columbia/Legacy) 15:16
  • Host talks 20:03
  • Joe Pass "Manha De Carnaval"Black Orpheus (Fantasy Records) 21:28
  • Michael Zilber "The Breckerfast Club" East West Music for Big Bands (Origin Records) 24:57
  • Host talks 31:32
  • Stan Getz Quartet "Where Do You Go" Live at Birdland (Stardust Records) 33:06
  • Purna Loka Ensemble "Triality III" Metaraga (Origin Records) 38:19
  • Host talks 43:27
  • Lorne Kellett "But Not Here" Family Treasures (Lorne Kellett) 44:36
  • Aaron Diehl "The Vagabond" The Vagabond (Mack Avenue) 48:59
  • Host talks 52:17
  • McCoy Tyner "You Stepped out of a Dream" Fly with the Wind (Unlimited Media) 46:31
  • Host talks 50:55
  • Mike Casey "Feel the Bern"Single (Mike Casey) 53:26

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