Kerry Politzer, Ella Fitzgerald and More

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This week we channel the energy of today's British jazz scene with saxophonist Karen Sharp with music off her latest album The Sun, The Moon and You. From there, we take a look into a recent visit to Kansas City by the Portland-based pianist Kerry Politzer. We then feature Kerry's husband, George Colligan and get some good cuts in from Fay Victor and Ella Fitzgerald. We bring things back up with the sounds of new Grammy award winning drummer Dafnis Prieto and end it all with the brilliance of David Berkman with his sextet. Another fine hour of Neon Jazz to dig.


  • Humphrey Lyttelton "Buddy's Habbits" Presenting... Humphrey Lyttelton (Signature) 8:05
  • Soulive "Waves" Cinematics Volume 1(Soulive Music) 11:08
  • Host talks 14:31
  • Walter Bishop, Jr. "Coral Keys"Coral Keys (Black Jazz Records) 15:12
  • Kerry Politzer "Below the Surface" Below the Surface (Pjce Records) 20:51
  • Host talks 26:32
  • George Colligan "Upper Manhattan Medical Group" Stomping Ground (SteepleChase) 28:41
  • Fay Victor "Sometimes" Darker Than Blue (Timeless) 33:45
  • Host talks 37:48
  • Ella Fitzgerald "Dream a Little Dream of Me"Best Of (AAO Music 38:54
  • Dafnis Prieto "Song for Chico" Back to the Sunset (Dafnison Music) 42:02
  • Host talks 49:26
  • David Berkman Sextet "Restoration" Six of One (Palmetto) 50:50

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