Kicking off the 623rd Episode of Neon Jazz is a towering figure in the world of Latin Jazz, Mr. Oscar Hernandez who teamed up with Alma Libre with a cut off his latest album Love the Moment. From there, we hear from some of the biggest names in jazz, from Dave Miller and his trio to Spirit Fingers, we have some fresh sounds on this hour of music. We also profile the new works of Laurence Hobgood, Joshua Jern and Teymur Phell. NYC-based drummer Matt Kane came through Kansas City for a performance and we profile the show. Finally, we bring things back to Kansas City with a new track via Bobby Watson teamed up with Gary Bartz and Vincent Herring on a recording saluting Charlie Parker at 100.
Oscar Hernández & Alma Libre "Groove for Peace" Love the Moment (Origin Records) 00:00
Host talks 4:43
Jabbo Smith's Rhythm Aces "Croonin' The Blues" Aces(Cool Note) 6:52
Dave Miller Trio "One for the Woofer" Just Imagine (Summit Records) 10:12
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.
The winner receives a 3-day pass for two. Excludes travel or lodging.
Acclaimed by the New York Times as one of the “Top 10 Definitive Moments of the Decade in Jazz Music,” GroundUP goes beyond the typical festival experience, breaking down the barriers between audience and artists...
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