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Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Porter and More

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The 587th Episode of Neon Jazz is ushered in by the sounds of Lewis Porter on the keys and followed by those of his friend Dizzy Gillespie. From there, we look into Kansas City-born, New York-based trumpeter Dave Scott with a cut off his new CD In Search of Hipness. We then move on to the world of Kansas City singer Bukeka Blakemore and pay our respects to both Andre Previn and Ed Bickert. Finally, we give listeners a look inside the Kansas City production of "Big Bands are Better" with the Moten Swing.

Playlist

  • Lewis Porter "Ragtime Dream " Lewis Porter Solos (News to Silence Records) 00:00
  • Host talks 4:20
  • Dizzy Gillespie "Stay on It" The Essential (RCA/Legacy) 6:40
  • Dave Scott "Black Hole" In Search of Hipness(SteepleChase Records) 9:55
  • Host talks 18:10
  • Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca "Kim's Kaper"The Brothers 55-56 (Essential Jazz Class) 19:35
  • Bukeka Blakemore "The Universe is Calling" Bukeka Blakemore (Bukeka) 22:46
  • Host talks 25:57
  • Sarah Vaughan "Garden in the Rain" Best Of (Collectables) 27:03
  • Charlie Porter "Skain Train" Charlie Porter (Porter House Press) 30:26
  • Host talks 34:00
  • Wynton Marsalis "2nd Line"Live at the House of Tribes (Classic) 35:13
  • Andre Previn "40 Dregrees Below" The Jazz Collection (Golden Records) 39:00
  • Host talks 41:43
  • Jakob Sorenson "Steps"Cirkel (Jaeger Community Music) 42:33
  • Yaniv Taubenhouse "Brother Can You Spare a Dime" Perpetuation Moments In Trio Volume 2 (Fresh Sound New Talent) 45:44
  • Host talks 50:29
  • Ed Bickert and Don Thompson "A Face Like Yours" At The Garden Party (Sackville) 50:54
  • Host talks 53:50
  • Big Bands Are Better "Moten Swing" MTH Theater in KCMO (MTH Records) 54:30
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