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We begin the 720th Episode with storied saxophonist Kenny Garrett with a track off his 2021 release Sounds from the Ancestors. This episode also features new music from Russell Ferrante, Papo Vazquez, Maria Grand and Yoonmi Choi. We give a fitting send off to a great friend of Neon Jazz and a wonderful friend from childhood in Mr. Bill Denny with a Frank Sinatra tribute. Finally, we say so long and thank you to George Mraz. Dig this new hour of jazz, my friends.


  • Kenny Garrett "Hargrove" Sounds from the Ancestors (Mack Avenue) 00:00
  • Host talks 5:32
  • Frank Sinatra "My Way" Live in Atlantic City (Capitol) 8:26
  • Russell Ferrante Trio "57 Chevy" Inflexion (Blue Canoe Records) 12:18
  • Host talks 17:29
  • Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers "Hank's Symphony" Complete Columbia Recordings (Columbia) 18:48
  • Papo Vazquez and the Mighty Pirates Troubadours "NY Latin Jazz Mambo" Chapter 10: Breaking Cover (Picaro Records) 23:01
  • Host talks 28:04
  • Eddie Palmieri "Mi Cumbia Original" The Best of Eddie (Charly Records) 28:58
  • Maria Grand "Now Take Your Day" Now Take Your Day (Reciprocity) 31:59
  • Host talks 36:04
  • Dinah Washington "Me and My Gin" Best Of (Classics) 36:56
  • Yoonmi Choi "2nd Day" 7 Days (Outside in Music) 40:29
  • Host talks 45:24
  • Red Garland "Your Red Wagon" Red's Blues (Prestige) 43:56
  • Host talks 51:40
  • George Mraz "Fifteen" Plucking and Bowing (Progressive Records) 52:34

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