Lester Young, Bob Mintzer & More

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This week we open with famed radio host and pianist Dick Conte with a selection off his new album Blue in Green from there, we traverse his jazz life with stories and cuts from Benny Goodman and Miles Davis. We also get into some Kansas City root with another radio host, and drummer, Sam Wisman and link him to some tasty tracks from Kerry Strayer and Lester Young. Finally, we hear from the Yellowjackets in light of a late January 2019 show in Kansas City and honor the life of the great Michel Legrand who we lost in late January.


  • Dick Conte Trio "Munay (Moon Eye) Blue" Blue in Green (D.C.Jazz) 00:00
  • Host talks 5:32
  • Bill Evans Trio "Im" Everybody Digs Bill Evans (Concord Music Group) 8:12
  • Benny Goodman "I'm Coming Virginia" Live at(Sony) 11:49
  • Host talks 13:53
  • Miles Davis All-Stars "I Waited for You"Collection (Prestige) 15:08
  • Sam Wisman with Mark Lowery "Clockwise" Waltzes and Consolations (Lowery Music) 18:38
  • Host talks 24:25
  • Kerry Strayer Septet "'Rio One" Jeru Blue a Tribute to Gerry Mulligan (Palmetto Records) 25:46
  • Lester Young With Count Basie and the Kansas City Seven "Lester Leaps In" Best (Blaricum CD Company) 30:19
  • Host talks 33:31
  • Matt Penman "In Piece"The Uniquet (Fresh Sound Records) 34:36
  • Yellowjackets "Madrugada" A Rise in the Road (Mack Avenue) 40:26
  • Host talks 45:27
  • Bob Mintzer Quartet "Family" Quality Time (The Orchard) —46:45
  • Host talks 51:30
  • Michel Legrand "The Jitterbug Waltz" Legrand Jazz (Phono) 52:25

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