Included are mid-June birthday shoutouts to Irene Higginbotham ("Good Morning Heartache"), and pianists Hazel Scott, Kenny Barron, Monika Herzig and Geri Allen, along with new releases from La Lucha, Dena DeRose, Sara Serpa and a final recording from Larry Willis. Thanks for listening and please continue to support all of these fine musicians -buy their recordings in this time of lockdown.
Hazel Scott "Git Up From There" from Relaxed Piano Moods (Original Jazz Classics) 00:00
Dena DeRose "That Second Look" from Ode to the Road (HighNote) 1:18:49
Host speaks 1:24:08
Larry Willis "The Meaning of the Blues" from I Fall in Love Too Easily (HighNote) 1:25:28
Sara Serpa "Unity and Struggle" from Recognition (Biophilia) 1:34:00
Host speaks 1:39:36
Terri Lyne Carrington "Unconditional Love" from The Mosaic Project (Concord) 1:40:46
Betty Carter "Droppin' Things" from Droppin' Things (Verve) 1:46:38
Host speaks 1:52:33
Geri Allen and the Mary Lou Williams Collective "Gemini" from Zodiac Suite: Revisited (Mary Records) 1:54:54
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