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Kris Bowers, Steve Davis and More

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This week we start with the Motor City and veteran bassist Robert Hurst with musif off his latest CD Black Current Jam. From there, we get in some Modern Jazz Quartet, Kris Bowers off the "Green Book" Soundtrack and the great Steve Davis with music from his new album Correlations. We profile Kansas City trumpeter Alex Abamovitz with Fountain City Jive and look into the worlds of both Ben Bierman and Jim Brenan. This full hour of music comes to a close with a dandy via Paul Bascomb.

Playlist

  • Robert Hurst "Morse Code and the Time" Black Current Jam (Dot Time Records) 00:00
  • Host talks 7:35
  • Modern Jazz Quartet "Venice" The Modern Jazz Quartet Plays No Sun in Venice (Marylebone Records) 10:00
  • Kris Bowers "Lonesome Road" Green Book Soundtrack (Milan Records) 14:21
  • Host talks 16:47
  • Steve Davis "Newbie"Correlations (Some Sessions Records) 17:53
  • Alex Abramovitz and His Swing'n Kansas City Jazz Band "Fountain City Jive" Fountain City Jive (Alex Records) 23:15
  • Host talks 27:00
  • Steve Slagle "Rolling Circles" Spirit Calls (Panorama Records) 28:27
  • Ben Bierman "Bolero Blues" Some Takes on the Blues (Plaza Street Music) 35:07
  • Host talks 39:27
  • Tito Rodriguez "Take the A Train"Live at Birdland (Codigo Music) 41:00
  • Jim Brenan "Eleven Eleven" 50/50 (Death Defying Records) 46:49
  • Host talks 52:37
  • Paul Bascomb "You've Got Me Losing My Mind"Legendary Bop, Rhythm & Blues Classics Paul Bascomb (Digitally Remastered) (Essential Media Group) 53:40

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