Freddie Hubbard and Bennie Moten

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Beginning show number 608 with some Latin flair and doing those honors is veteran trombone cat Wayne Wallace with the tune "All The Things You Are" off his latest 2019 CD Rhythm of Invention. From that rousing point, we go into Freddie Hubbard, then Akiko Hamilton Dechter "Moment's Notice" and the great Ben Webster. We profile a new Kansas City cat in B.J. Jansen and visit the old KC days with Bennie Moten. As the show carries on, we hear new material from the duo of Richie Cole}} and Tony Monaco, then Virginia cat Michael Giamalle. Finally, we hear from KC singer Kelley Gant and wrap all of it up nicely with the great Gene Krupa on the kit.


  • Wayne Wallace "All the Things You Are" Rhythm of Invention (Patois Records) 00:00
  • Host talks 6:37
  • Freddie Hubbard "Take it to the Ozone" Super Blue (Columbia/Legacy) 9:08
  • Akiko Hamilton Dechter "Moment's Notice" Equal Time(Capri Records) 16:00
  • Host talks 21:00
  • Ben Webster Quintet "Lover Come Back to Me"Swing Time (Limitless Int. Recordings) 22:00
  • B.J. Jansen "Stacey's Place" Common Ground (Roninjazz LLC) 30:20
  • Host talks 35:40
  • Benny Moten's KC Orchestra "Two Times" Best (Festival Du Jazz) 37:07/li>
  • Richie Cole & Tony Monaco "Remember Jimmy " The Keys to Cool (Richie Cole Presents) 40:22
  • Host talks 44:11
  • Michael Giamalle "Trance" Trance (Mike G Records) 44:55
  • Kelley Gant "Bye Bye Blackbird" Live in Manhattan KS at BlueStem Bistro (KG Music) 49:08
  • Host talks 52:53
  • Gene Krupa & HIs Chicago Jazz Band "At the Jazz Band Ball"Big Bands (Time Life) 54:13

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