We start with a track off of big band director's Derrick Gardner 2020 album Still I Rise. We add some Kansas City spice with Charlie Parker and stellar saxophonist Logan Richardson with music from his Afrofuturism (Whirlwind Recordings, 2021) release. We also take a look at the new work from Matt Moran, Adam Shulman and Grant Stewart. The 695th Episode comes to a close with the legendary Barry Harris. A good mix of the old and new on this latest episode. Dig....
Derrick Gardner and the Big Dig Band "Still I Rise" Still I Rise (Impact Jazz) 00:00
Adam Shulman Septet "Nickel and Dimed" West Meets East (Cellar Live) 40:35
Host talks 44:59
Charlie Parker "Bird of Paradise" Vintage (PAZZAZZ) 45:53
Anders Bast "South of North Dakota" Through Space and Time (Bastsax Records) 49:05
Host talks 52:15
Barry Harris "79340" For the Moment (Uptown Jazz) 54:24
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