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The Gift of Music (Part 1)

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Holidays are the season of gift-giving and music makes the perfect gift. So here's the first of a two part series featuring some of my favorite tunes as my holiday gift to end the year on a positive note. Happy Listening! Playlist Donald Fagen “The Nightfly" from The Nightfly (Warner Bros.) 0:00 Sonny Rollins “Alfie's Theme Differently" from Alfie (OST) (Impulse!) 10:53 George Benson “Dinorah Dinorah" from Give Me The Night (Warner ...

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On the Road, Fellini & All That Jazz

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The Road. A place that inspires both composing music and listening to it. In this episode of Mondo Jazz we'll focus on music about a road to Timbuktu, French, Italian and Brooklyn streets, being on the road and the road as a metaphor for a jazzist's necessary openness to the unexpected. Not to mention, jazz inspired by the soundtrack of Federico Fellini's “La Strada" [The street, in Italian]. Playlist Thievery Corporation “OGD (Road ...

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Best of 2017: The All About Jazz Mixtape, Volume 3

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Volume 1 | Volume 2 | Volume 3 Some cling to the belief that jazz is in crisis or worse, dead. Our impression is quite the opposite, and to prove our point, we've compiled a mixtape featuring some of the best jazz released in 2017. Also, check out our staff's BEST OF 2017 lists and view our 2017 recommendations. Playlist Fabian Almazan, “Alcanza Suite IV: Mas" from Alcanza (Biophilia) 0:00 Ralph Towner, ...

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Best of 2017: The All About Jazz Mixtape, Volume 2

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Volume 1 | Volume 2 | Volume 3 Some cling to the belief that jazz is in crisis or worse, dead. Our impression is quite the opposite, and to prove our point, we've compiled a mixtape featuring some of the best jazz released in 2017. Also, check out our staff's BEST OF 2017 lists and view our 2017 recommendations. Happy Listening! Playlist Alicia Hall Moran, “Two Wings" from Here Today (Self-produced) ...

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Best of 2017: The All About Jazz Mixtape, Volume 1

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Volume 1 | Volume 2 | Volume 3 Some cling to the belief that jazz is in crisis or worse, dead. Our impression is quite the opposite, and to prove our point, we've compiled a mixtape featuring some of the best jazz released in 2017. Also, check out our staff's BEST OF 2017 lists and view our 2017 recommendations. Happy Listening! Playlist Fabrizio Puglisi, Guantanamo, “Giallo Oro" from Giallo Oro ...

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Audioguide: New Protest Music

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Jazz has a rich history as protest music, but it seems that, over the past year or so, this message in the music has come to the fore again. This month's mix captures the current wave of protest in jazz, where every tune has a story to tell. First up is an atmospheric track from Jaimeo Brown's self-titled 2017 album which features a collection of work songs in new settings. Interwoven with this month's music is chanting from ...

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Orange&Blue, and a glance at NYC's Downtown Jazz Scene

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Orange and blue are two complimentary colors that go especially well together. They are also the colors that have inspired the music featured in this episode of Mondo Jazz, to celebrate Radio Free Brooklyn's move into its gorgeous orange and blue studio. This episode of Mondo Jazz also features an exclusive interview with the leaders of The Microscopic Septet, The Jazz Passengers, and the Kamikaze Ground Crew, Phillip Johnston, Gina Leishman, Doug Wieselman and Roy Nathanson who speak ...

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Traveling (Part 2)

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Jazz and Travel... what a natural fit! In this installment of Mondo Jazz we continue exploring music that was inspired by the relentless travels that jazz musicians have to endure in order to share their music with their audiences, their departures and arrivals, their discoveries, adventures and misadventures using trains and planes and the places and the people they encounter as they travel, in space and in time, in the spaceways and in the subways. Playlist ...

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Mondo Jazz: Traveling (Part 1)

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Jazz and Travel... what a natural fit! In this installment of Mondo Jazz we explore music that was inspired by the relentless travels that jazz musicians have to endure in order to share their music with their audiences, their departures and arrivals, their discoveries, adventures and misadventures using trains and planes and the places and the people they encounter as they travel, in space and in time. Playlist Ben Sidran, “A Good Travel ...