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A Look Back at Notable Recordings Composed by Women in 2020

Read "A Look Back at Notable Recordings Composed by Women in 2020" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


Happy New Year! The broadcast begins 2021 with a look back at some of the notable 2020 releases made despite the disruption of the pandemic and all of its difficulties. Thanks for listening and please continue your support of the artists you hear by purchasing their music during this time of lockdown.Playlist Anne Sajdera ...

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Tales Of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration Of Stevie

Label: Posi-Tone Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Send One Your Love: Works For Me; My Cherie Amour: Jon Davis; Superwoman: Theo Hill; You And I: Idle Hands; You Haven't Done Nothin': Jared Gold; The Secret Life Of Plants: Diego Rivera; All In Love Is Fair: Farnell Newton; Visions: Out To Dinner.

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Tony Davis: Golden Year

Read "Golden Year" reviewed by Kyle Simpler


Tony Davis definitely knows how to get things done. At 25, he has already earned a Master's Degree and is involved in musical education. He has played and recorded with some of the most notable jazz musicians around, including the group, Works for Me. With Golden Year, his first solo album, Davis captures the energy of ...

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Tigran Hamasyan and lots of new releases

Read "Tigran Hamasyan and lots of new releases" reviewed by Bob Osborne


On this edition of World of Jazz a packed show with new releases. After a series of highly successful and praised albums, Verneri Pohjola presents his fourth release on Edition Records, which incorporates influences of his last three sessions into one defined and beautifully crafted collection. With an exclusive release on Bandcamp, ...

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Various Artists: Tales Of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration Of Stevie

Read "Tales Of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration Of Stevie" reviewed by Kyle Simpler


There aren't many songwriters who have reached a level of success comparable to Stevie Wonder. He is one of the most important figures in American music, and to celebrate his 70th birthday, Posi-Tone records is releasing Tales of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration of Stevie. This compilation, performed by some of the label's excellent roster of musicians, ...

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Works For Me, Tower Jazz Composers Orchestra, Eunhye Jeong and William Parker

Read "Works For Me, Tower Jazz Composers Orchestra, Eunhye Jeong and William Parker" reviewed by Bob Osborne


Their are four featured albums on this show Works for Me --a new group of musicians put together by Marc Free at Posi-tone records kicks off that labels output for the new year/decade in fine form. The Tower Jazz Composers Orchestra, The TJCO has been the natural evolution of two previous didactic ...

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Works For Me

Label: Verve Music Group
Released: 2001

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Article: Album Review

John Scofield: Works For Me

Read "Works For Me" reviewed by David Adler


Since 1997’s A Go Go, which featured the backing of Medeski, Martin & Wood, John Scofield has been increasingly pigeonholed as a sage of the burgeoning “jam band" movement. But the guitarist has been blending post-bop and a more rock/funk-oriented style even since his earliest recordings, and he’s always had the uncanny ability to sound like ...

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John Scofield: Works For Me

Read "Works For Me" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Today’s lesson is you cannot escape your past. Like Jay Gatsby at a Hampton’s society party, John Scofield’s roots in rock and R&B show themselves in his self-proclaimed “straight-ahead record” Works For Me. But this is not all bad news, since most of Mr. Scofield’s audience was bred in the rock vernacular. Besides he is coming ...


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