First show of the month means Blue Notes! But there's only one 50th anniversary celebration: Big Big John Patton's Memphis to New York Spirit. Never fear, though, there's more from Blue Note ahoy: the 60th anniversary of Back to the Tracks from saxophonist Tina Brooks; a great new band, Artemis; and classic James P. Johnson from BN-27. Along the way, Fats Waller, Jackie McLean, Bird @ 100, Omer Avital in two different ensembles, and a Young Rascals compare & contrast with saxophonist Doug Webb (you'll be amazed at how hip a tune "How Can I Be Sure" is). You will enjoy the show, especially if you listen to the whole thing!
Yes! Trio "Escalier" from Groove Du Jour (jazz&people) 00:00
Omer Avital "It's All Good" from New York Paradox (Zamzama) 06:30
The Young Rascals "How Can I Be Sure" from Groovin' (Atlantic) 12:41
Doug Webb "How Can I Be Sure" from Apples & Oranges (Posi-Tone) 15:43
Charlie Parker "Bird's Nest" from Complete Dial Modern Jazz Sessions (Mosaic) 22:00
Charlie Parker "Quasimado" from Complete Dial Modern Jazz Sessions (Mosaic) 26:26
Charlie Parker "Cool Blues" from Complete Dial Modern Jazz Sessions (Mosaic) 29:00
Tina Brooks "Street Singer" from Back to the Tracks (Blue Note) 32:09
Tina Brooks "The Blues And I" from Back to the Tracks (Blue Note) 43:06
Tina Brooks "The Ruby And The Pearl" from Back to the Tracks (Blue Note) 52:05
Jackie McLean "Dance Little Mandissa" from Dynasty (Triloka) 58:08
John Patton "Steno" from Memphis to New York Spirit (Blue Note) 1:04:26
John Patton "The Mandingo" from Memphis to New York Spirit (Blue Note) 1:14:27
James P. Johnson "Mule-Walk Stomp" from BN-27 (Blue Note) 1:22:23
James P. Johnson "Arkansaw Blues" from BN-27 (Blue Note) 1:27:16
Fats Waller "T'ain't What You Do" from A Good Man Is Hard To Find (Bluebird) 1:31:14
Fats Waller "Basin Street Blues" from Turn on the Heat (Bluebird) 1:34:09
Artemis "Big Top" from Artemis (Blue Note) 1:37:25
Artemis "Step Forward" from Artemis (Blue Note) 1:42:26
Artemis "The Fool On the Hill" from Artemis (Blue Note) 1:49:25
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