Jay Lawrence, Christian Scott & More


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Neon Jazz continues to showcase the young talent in jazz today, and this week we profile the great jazz journey of Jay Lawrence, from his 2018 CD, Sonic Parago, to a cut from the legendary Dr. Lonnie Smith off the album Keep on Lovin'.

Also featured is the rising Kansas City jazz saxophonist Stephen Martin with a song off his new CD, Vision and tracks from some of today's best players like Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Jon Batiste and Yuko Fujiyama.


  • Jay Lawrence "Sonic Paragon" Sonic Paragon 00:00
  • Host talks 6:45
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith "No Tears Tomorrow" Keep on Lovin' 9:30
  • Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah "Like This" Rewind That 14:40
  • Host talks 19:22
  • Jon Batiste "Ask Me Now" Jazz Is Now 20:12
  • Kenny Burrell "Make Someone Happy" Round Midnight 32:38
  • The Count Basie Orchestra "Can't Hide Love" All About Basie 38:06
  • Host talks 42:28
  • Sonny Rollins "Like Someone In Love" Best of Sonny Rollins 43:15
  • Stephen Martin "Three by Two" Vision—48:20
  • Host talks 53:56
  • Yuko Fujiyama "Woven Colors" Night Wave 54:52

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