Happy New Year! This first broadcast of 2022 presents a final holiday recording from drummer Jeff Hamilton with new releases from The Count Basie Orchestra, Vijay Iyer, Adonis Rose & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra featuring Cyrille Aimee plus a look back at some of the notable 2021 albums made despite the disruption of the pandemic and all of its difficulties. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of pandemic so they can continue to distract, comfort and inspire.
Renee Rosnes "The Golden Triangle" from Kinds of Love (Smoke Sessions Records) 00:00
Susannah McCorkle "Blizzard of Lies" from How Do You Keep the Music Playing (Pausa) 06:26
Brianna Thomas "My Stove's In Good Condition" from Everybody Knows (Self Released) 09:51
Host speaks 12:36
Helen Sung "Feed the Fire" from Quartet+ (Sunnyside) 14:09
Jazzmeia Horn and Her Noble Force "Nia" from Dear Love (Empress Legacy) 18:29
Host speaks 23:23
Jeff Hamilton Trio "Bright Bright the Holly Berries" from Merry And Bright (Capri) 24:18
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