The show must always go on. We have been reaching out to the jazz community to discuss the loss of live jazz due to COVID-19 and, with our programming we offer our contribution to keeping the jazz flame alive in these trying times. We profile new music from Ahmed Abdullah, Dave Liebman, Johnny Summers and Jill Barber. We also say good-bye to the mighty Jimmy Cobb. Enjoy our 650th Episode.
Ahmed Abdullah Diaspora Meets Afro Horn "Accent" Jazz: A Music of Spirit Out of Sista's Place (Self-released) 00:00
Host talks 7:47
Sun Ra and the Arkestra "Two Tones'" Sound of Joy (Strut Records) 10:9
Jeremy Siskind "Piccadilly Circus" Perpetual Motion: Etudes for Piano (Outside in Music) 14:03
Host talks 18:41
Jimmy Cobb "Remembering U" The Original Mob (Smoke Sessions) 20:17
Aaron Weinstein "There's a Broken Heart for Every Light on Broadway" 3x3 (Chesky Records) 24:37
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