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Thelonius Monk, Don Byron & Mike Clark


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We start the 774th Episode of Neon Jazz with drummer Mike Clark and bassist Leon Lee Dorsey with the title track off their new project Blues on Top. We also hear new music from Chris Parker, Joe McCarthy leading his NY Afro Bop Alliance Big Band and John Fumasoli with his band The Jones Factor. Drummer Dafnis Prieto also has a new project out. We finish off the hour with emerging trombonist Miró Henry Sobrer with music from his 2022 album Two of Swords. Enjoy the jazz, my friends.


  • Mike Clark "Blues on Top" Blues on Top (Leon Lee Dorsey) 0:00
  • Host talks 3:22
  • Oscar Brown Jr. "Hey There" In a New Mood (Columbia) 5:42
  • Chris Parker Trio "Inferno Avenue" Tell Me (Chris Parker) 7:59
  • Host talks 13:22
  • Thelonius Monk & Sonny Rollins "Work" Work (Prestige) 14:07
  • Joe McCarthy's NY Afro Bop Alliance Big Band "Arabian Dance" The Pan American Nutcracker Suite (Zoho Music) 19:14
  • Host talks 22:42
  • Nat Pierce & His Orchestra "The Bearded One" Lowdown (Nagel-Heyer Records) 23:50
  • Mountain Coast "Jeffe" Phases (Shifting Paradigm Records) 27:26
  • Host talks 32:20
  • Erskine Butterfield & His Blue Boys "Lovin' Man" Tuesday at 10 (Circle Records) 33:10
  • The Jones Factor "Past Ports'" The Time is Now (The Jones Factor) 36:06
  • Host talks 41:00
  • Gerry Mulligan "Mullenium" Millennium (Sony) 41:52
  • Dafnis Prieto "Unknonwn Man" Cantar (Dafnis Prieto) 45:33
  • Host talks 47:36
  • Don Byron "Powerhouse" Bug Music (Nonsuch) 48:48
  • Host talks 51:23
  • Miró Henry Sobrer "Over You Only the Flowers" Two of Swords (Patois Records) 51:57



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