The 690th Episode of Neon Jazz begins with power drummer Franklin Kiermyer. From there, we examine the music and voices of a host of musicians surviving the COVID world without live music. This includes Guy Mintus, Amber Underwood, the 3D Jazz Trio and Jeff Coffin. Finally, we say good-bye to huge figure in Kansas City jazz in Bill Crain. Enjoy the music.
Franklin Kiermyer "Unified Space Time" Closer to the Sun (Mobility Music) 00:00
Host talks 5:47
Fats Waller "Us on a Bus" 12th Street Rag (GR8 Media (Hong Kong) Ltd) 8:24
Guy Mintus Trio "Dalb" Dalb (Mintus Music) 10:59
Host talks 18:36
Jimmy Cobb "Remembering U" Remembering U (Jimmy Cobb World) 20:03
Amber Underwood "Go Get It" This is Me (Bandcamp) 24:52
Host talks 29:05
Doug Talley Quartet "The Buck Stops Here" Kansas City Suite (Serpentine) 30:03
BK Trio "Hit It" Hit It (B K Trio) 35:31
Host talks 39:47
Bill Crain "Get Up" Bill Crain (Bandcamp) 41:25
3D Jazz Trio "L.O.V.E." Smile (Diva Jazz Orchestra) 48:56
Host talks 52:50
Jeff Coffin & Derek Brown "Up Jump" Symbiosis (Eyes & Ears Records) 54:12
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