Neon Jazz has spent the last three months interviewing jazz musicians from around the globe on how they are dealing with this global pandemic. This week we open with a trumpeter that has deep Kansas City roots and now resides in Paris. Hermon Mehari released his new album A Change for the Dreamlike and we profile it. We also look into new music from Tom Wright, Mike Casey and Jason Palmer. Enjoy the jazz, my friends.
Hermon Mehari "Eritrea" A Change for the Dreamlike (Mehari) 00:00
Host talks 4:01
Mike Casey "Squeaky Wheel" Singles (MC) 6:01
Daniel Hersog Jazz Orchestra "Indelible" Night Devoid of Stars (Cellar Live) 12:57
Host talks 19:48
Hampton Hawes "The Sermon" The Sermon (Original Jazz Classics) 21:14
Tom Wright "The Visby Thing" Notes from the Journey (TW Sounds) 25:02
Host talks 31:31
Sonny Rollins Trio with Horace Silver Quintet "Will You Still Be Mine" Swiss Radio Days Vol. 40 Zurich 1959 (Import Records) 32:43
Jazz is Dead "The Midnight Hour" Jazz Is Dead Volume 1 (Blue Note) 36:56
Host talks 39:38
Mose Allison "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" The Cool Voice of Modern Jazz (Atlantic Jazz) 40:58
Leslie Maclean with Molly Hammer "Let's Let It Happen" Live at the Black Dolphin (Green Lady Recordings) 43:55
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