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New Releases + Some Soul, Electric Funk and a Hot California set of '50s Cool


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This week new releases from Chad Taylor and James Brandon Lewis, a soulful set of Ramsey Lewis (RIP), getting funky with the Electric Eddie Harris, Les McCann and Yusef Lateef, then a shift to a hot California set of '50s cool, and more.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 00:30
  • Don Byas Quintet "All The Things You Are" from Americans ihn Europe vol. 2 (Impulse! ) 02:00
  • Chad Taylor Trio "Subterfuge" from The Reel (Astral Spirits) 11:55
  • James Brandon Lewis Quartet "Molecular" from MSM Molecular Systematic Music—Live (Intakt Records) 18:53
  • Ramsey Lewis "Function at the Junction" from 7" Single (Cadet) 31:53
  • Ramsey Lewis "Salute to Ray Charles" from Barefoot Sunday blues (Cadet) 34:43
  • Ramsey Lewis "You Been Talkin' Bout Me, Baby" from The In Crowd (Argo) 34:43
  • Yusef Lateef "Eastern Market" from Yusef Lateef's Detroit Latitude 42° 30' Longitude 83° (Collectables) 56:32
  • Les McCann "Beaux J. Poo Boo" from Invitation to Openness (Atlantic) 1:00:51
  • Bob Harrington "Patio Pav Anne" from Vibraphone Fantasy in Jazz with Bob Harrington (Imperial) 1:14:48
  • Shorty Rogers Quintet "Hurricane Carol" from Wherever the Five Winds Blow (RCA Victor) 1:18:58
  • Stu Williamson "Hongry Child" from Stu Williamson (Bethlehem) 1:24:56
  • Hampton Hawes "Up Blues" from Hampton Hawes: Four! (Contemporary) 1:31:51
  • Charles Mingus, Hampton Hawes, Dannie Richmond "Back Home Blues" from Trio (Jubilee Records) 1:37:03
  • Okkyung Lee "Drifting" from Na-Reul (Corbett vs. Dempsey) 1:43:28
  • Ezra Feinberg, Robbie Lee & John Thayer: Earth Room "Empty Way/Full Way" from Earth Room (Astral Sprits) 1:48:36

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