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Lee Morgan & Ulysses Owens Jr.


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From one of the most powerful drummers in jazz today who is has released a big band album, we start the 717th Episode of Neon Jazz with Ulysses Owens, Jr. and a tune off his latest CD Soul Conversations. As is the case with all Neon Jazz shows, we trace the history of influences for each artist. For Ulysses, he was swayed heavily by Miles Davis and we hear the song "Limbo" from the trumpet master. We also hear from some quality voices in jazz include Andy James and Karrin Allyson. We also dig into some cats from Ireland in Gediminas Karkauskas and wrap all of this up from a European talent in Nik Bärtsch. Enjoy the show, my friends.


  • Ulysses Owens Jr. Big Band "Red Chair" Soul Conversations (Outside in Music) 00:00
  • Host talks 7:51
  • Miles Davis "Limbo" The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings Of The Miles Davis Quintet January 1965 To June 1968 (Columbia) 10:13
  • Rebecca Kilgore "Run, Little Raindrop, Run" The Rebecca Kilgore Trio Volume 1 (Self Released) 15:31
  • Host talks 18:28
  • Karrin Allyson "Everybody's Cryin' Mercy" In Blue (Concord Jazz) 19:24
  • Justin DiCioccio "Gone" Single (Self Published) 23:13
  • Host talks 26:10
  • Lee Morgan "Just in Time" Expoodient (Vee-Jay) 27:02
  • Andy James "Night and Day" Tu Amor (AJ Records) 30:28
  • Host talks 33:29
  • Eddie Harris "1974 Blues" Silver Cycles (Atlantic) 34:42
  • Gediminas Karkauskas "Lost Suite" Lost Suite (Teddy D. Records) 39:07
  • Host talks 52:33
  • Buddy DeFranco and Oscar Peterson "I Got Rhythm" Play the George Gershwin Song Book (Classics) 49:18
  • Sam Braysher "For Regulars Only" Dance Little Lady Dance Little Man (SB Music) 44:50
  • Host talks 49:48
  • Nik Bartsch "Modul 13" Entendre (ECM Records) 53:42

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