Joe Locke, Branford Marsalis and More

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We start this week's episode with one of the finest voices on the vibes who made his way through Kansas City in early December, Joe Locke, with a cut off his new CD Subtle Disguise. From there, we dive headlong into the music of a legend on the drums in Billy Cobham, who was the subject of a book by Brian Grueber.

We take some time to look into the piano skills of George Colligan off his new album Nation Divided. We also dive into a classic reissue LP, Joanne Grauer Introducing Lorraine Feather and we profile the great Kansas City band called RSS Trio. Finally, we polish of the hour in style with Swingin' in Seattle—Live at the Penthouse 1966-67 from the great Cannonball Adderley.


  • Joe Locke "Safe and Sound (At the Edge of the Milky Way)" Subtle Disguise (Origin Records) 00:00
  • Host talks 7:50
  • Etta Jones "For All We Know" A Soulful Sunday Live at the Left Bank (Reel To Real Recordings) 10:44
  • Billy Cobham "Hands Up" Our Métier(Politur) 15:24
  • Host talks 20:26
  • Ben Webster "Blues in B-Flat" Live at Ronnie Scott's (Bethlehem) 21:42
  • Ronnie Scott "Body Beautiful" Bebop West One (Ideal Music) 27:27
  • Host talks 30:48
  • Branford Marsalis "No Sidestepping" Scenes in the City (Columbia Records) 31:20
  • George Colligan "Cognac Logic" Nation Divided (Whirlwind Reordings) 38:04
  • Host talks 41:13
  • saneLIV "Jelly Roll Morton's Jelly Roll Blues"Heath (Mute And Sounds Netlabel) 42:32
  • Joanne Grauer "Gork" Joanne Grauer Introducing Lorraine Feather (MPS Records)—44:01
  • Host talks 47:03
  • RSS Trio "Blues in the Kitchen" Reyes, Schley, and Slim (RSS)—47:54
  • Host talks 52:07
  • Cannonball Adderley "Somwhere" Swingin' In Seattle—Live at the Penthouse 1966-67 (Reel To Real Recording) 53:07

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