The young and very talented Christian Sands leads off this week's episode of Neon Jazz with music from his 2018 CD Facing Dragons. We then segue into his mentor Dr. Billy Taylor and profile Massachusetts native saxophonist Kyle Nasser with music from his latest disc Persistent Fancy. The talented group of young cats manufacturing a funk/jazz sound called The Black Tie Brass debuts their latest CD Mostly Covered. And, finally, we play the tune "Flimsy" form the great British outfit The New Mastersounds off Nashvilles Sessions 2.
Christian Sands "Samba Da Vela" Facing Dragons (Mack Avenue Records) 00:00
Host talks 5:51
Billy Tayior "Blue Moon" One for Fun (Rhino Atlantic) 7:45
Lee Morgan "Fire" The Genius of Lee Morgan(Essential Media Group) 12:35
Host talks 17:17
Don Byron "Impressions on a Golden Theme Random Dances and A-tonalities (Intakt Records) 18:24
Enjoy Three Days on the Beach with Snarky Puppy, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Lettuce, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Lila Downs, Michael McDonald Acoustic Quartet, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, Flor de Toloache and more—February 14-16, 2020 at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami, FL.
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