Nicholas Payton, The Bad Plus and More

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This week we open with the great Drummer Jerome Jennings, a musician who has a keen eye on the social issues and political environment of today, and a cut off his new album Solidarity. We also visit the world of The Bad Plus with a song off their newest and highly anticipated album called Activate Infinity. We also were fortunate to hear from Philadelphia musician Lucas Brown with his album Skyviews and Italian jazz cat Roberto Tola. We profile the great Toronto group TuneTown and wrap all things up the North Texas University band The One O'Clock Lab Band. Plenty of new cats on this hour and that's the way we like it around here.


  • Jerome Jennings "Be-bop" Solidarity (Iola) 00:00
  • Host talks 6:21
  • Dizzy Gillespie Dextet "Be Bop" The Don Byas Collection (Uptown Jazz) 8:17
  • The Bad Plus "Thrift Store Jewelry" Activate Infinity (Edition Records) 11:25
  • Host talks 16:01
  • Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra "On a Certain Sunday" The Collection (Hindsight Records) 16:50
  • Lucas Brown "Skyviews" Skyviews (Lucas Brown) 19:47
  • Host talks 25:02
  • Robert "Bootsie" Barnes Sextet "Autumn in New York" Hello (French Riviera) 26:31
  • Nicholas Payton "C" Relaxin with Nick (Smoke Sessions) 32:50
  • Host talks 37:42
  • Roberto Tola "Funky Party (feat. Bob Mintzer & Bill Sharpe)" Bein' Green (Roberto Tola) 38:26
  • TuneTown "The Mayor" There From Here (Slammin' Media) 43:58
  • Host talks 45:50
  • Portico Quartet "Cittagazze" Cittagazze (Flow Records) 47:09
  • Host talks 51:30
  • The One O'Clock Lab Band "The Things We Did Last Summer" Lab 2019 (The One O'Clock Lab Band) 52:27

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