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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