Greg Murphy, Art Blakey & More

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The legend of the jazz drum kit and a survivor Ralph Peterson opens this week's episode of Neon Jazz, along with a few of his mentors, Art Blakey and Walter Davis Jr.. From there, we throttle into a new crop of tunes from some great jazz cats like James Suggs, Greg Murphy and Hilary Gardner. Then, we dig the unique sounds of Chicago-strong Joe Policastro with his Trio on a new cut from his CD Nothing Belongs Here. Then, we wrap the hour up with The Duke and Something Blue to keep your jazz fresh and fluid.


  • Ralph Peterson "Beautious B" The Fo Tet Augmented (Criss Cross Jazz) 00:00
  • Host talks 5:45
  • Walter Davis, Jr. "Think You Need A Shot" Get Up Off Your Knees (JSP Records) 7:57
  • Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers "Cheryl" Album of the Year(Timeless Records) 11:33
  • Host talks 16:48
  • Greg Murphy "Happy"Bright Idea (Whaling City Sound) 18:01
  • James Suggs "When I Grow Too Old to Dream" You're Gonna Hear from Me (Arbors) 21:52
  • Host talks 26:50
  • Cyrille Aimee "Take Me to the World" Move On (Mack Avenue Records) 27:47
  • Hilary Gardner and Ehud Asherie "Make Someone Happy" The Late Set (Anzic Records) 31:27
  • Host talks 34:51
  • Ernestine Anderson "A Kiss to Build a Dream On"100 Vintage Romantic Songs (Vintage Music) 36:05
  • Joe Policastro Trio "I'm on Fire" Nothing Here Belongs (Joe Policastro) 38:15
  • Host talks 44:00
  • Tony Monaco "Quando Quando Quando" The Definition of Insanity (Chicken Coup Records) 44:47
  • Duke Ellington and his Orchestra "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" The Duke (Crates Digger Music Group) 48:55
  • Host talks 51:34
  • Something Blue "Copper Tone" Maximum Enjoyment (Posi-Tone Records) 52:22

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