Javon Jackson, Jonathan Finlayson & More

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This week's episode begins with the exceptional saxophonist Javon Jackson and music off his latest CD For You. The show revolves around Javon's long jazz journey as we play cuts from legends like Sonny Stitt and Art Blakey. The show goes on to highlight new music from Stefon Harris, Javier Santiago and Freckle Legend.

We also feature music by veterans like Ken Wiley and Christian McBride and their newest CDs. This hour will come to a rousing close with a song from Jonathan Finlayson's new release Three Times Round.


  • Javon Jackson "88 Strong" For You (Smoke) 00:00
  • Host talks 4:44
  • Sonny Stitt "Sonny Side" Complete 1949-1950 Masters (Prestige) 6:54
  • Art Blakey "Hank's Symphony" This is Jazz # 28(Blue Note) 9:20
  • Host talks 13:50
  • Stefon Harris "Gone Too Soon" Sonic Creed (Motema) 14:35
  • Javier Santiago "Abyss -Light " Phoenix (Self Published) 19:56
  • Host talks 26:14
  • Kenny Garrett "That's It" Pushing the World Away (Mack Avenue) 27:47
  • Elliott Deutsch "Fake News" Make Big Band Great Again (ED Publishing)32:44
  • Host talks 36:41
  • Freckle Legend "Sunflower Sutra" Long Walk Home (Freckle Legend) 38:11
  • McBride "Walking Funny" New Jawn (Mack Avenue)—39:47
  • Host talks 42:30
  • Max Roach "Little Folks Jazz" Jazz in 3/4 Time (EmArcy) 44:36
  • Ken Wiley "Jungle" Cuerno Exotica (Krug Park Music)—48:41
  • Host talks 53:13
  • Jonathan Finlayson "Rope From the Sky" 3 Times Round (Pi Recordings) 54:12

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