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Jazz pianist, composer and Grammy Award-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe is known for his innovative and swinging recordings and compositions. Bill began his career as pianist and arranger with the Buddy Rich Big Band and worked with Frank Sinatra, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson and James Moody. He has since established himself as a solo artist and bandleader, with more than a dozen albums under his name. Bill currently plays with his trio; his big band; his Latin band, Imaginación; and his classical-jazz ensemble, Trimotif. He performs in the U.S. and around the world as a leader and sideman as well as a soloist with symphony orchestras. His latest recording is the Bill Cunliffe Trio album “River Edge, New Jersey,” with bassist Martin Wind and drummer Tim Horner, released in April by Azica Records. Other recent releases include his Overture, Waltz and Rondo for jazz piano, trumpet and orchestra (BCM+D Records, 2012)
By Jim Self
Label: Bassett Hound Records
Track listing: Chicago; By the Time I Get to Phoenix; Kansas City; New York State of Mind; King of Route 66; Blue Bayou Bossa; I Love L.A.; Back Home in Indiana; Chattanooga Choo Choo; I Left My Heart in San Francisco; Washington Postmodern; Georgia on My Mind; S.L.O. Blues.
by Dave Linn
Drummer Joe La Barbera has an extensive and impressive resume. At the age of 20, he played in the second drum chair for the Buddy Rich Big Band before driving the 1972 stellar lineup of Woody Herman's Thundering Herd. In 1978, he was offered the prestigious opportunity to be part of the acclaimed (and what turned ...
by Dave Linn
Angie Wells grew up in Philadelphia, surrounded by music. Her mother sang and played gospel piano, while her father was a devoted jazz and blues fan. The music of Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, Jack McDuff and B.B. King, to name a few, could be heard on any day in her childhood home. At the age of ...
by R.J. DeLuke
Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, New York June 25-26, 2023 It seems routine over more than four decades to say that this year's" edition of Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival was a good one. Maybe you said it last year, maybe you'll say it next year.
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by Mary Foster Conklin
This broadcast includes new releases from from drummer Ken Serio, guitarist Andrea Lisa, vocalists Marina Pacowski and Chloe Jean, with birthday shoutouts to Monnette Sudler, Irene Higginbotham (Good Morning Heartache), Hazel Scott, Daryl Sherman, Jocelyn Gould, Lili Anel, Janiece Jaffe, Deanna Kirk and Erica Lindsey, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you ...