Trumpets? Yes (And More)

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Lots of trumpeters this week (mostly 21st century music): Marcus Printup, Ron Horton, Roy Hargrove, Farnell Newton, along with Buck Clayton (and Buddy Tate) plus Emmett Berry (and Don Byas). Big band (a bit off center) from Marty Ehrlich and Django Bates and the Charlie Parker centennial (Koko, including the 'famous' breakdown) and our chronological Sonny Rollins celebration, this time with Max Roach's band from 1957. Along the way Big John Patton, Ronnie Cuber, Don Byron and Stan Getz. Enjoy the show.

BTW, to answer radio affiliate/listener queries about how much time it takes to put one G&M show together: This show took 22.5 hours from start to finish. My guesstimate is that's about average for each show, but the range is 10 to 30 hours. It's more than sitting in the chair and slapping on 2 hours of music!


  • Marcus Printup "The Bullet Train" from The New Boogaloo (Nagel-Heyer) 00:00
  • Ron Horton "Cantarnos" from Subtextures (Fresh Sound/New Talent) 05:46
  • Roy Hargrove "The Gift" from Nothing Serious (Verve) 13:59
  • Buck Clayton/Buddy Tate "Don't Mind If I Do" from Buck & Buddy Blow The Blues (Swingville) 19:46
  • John Patton "Pigs Foot" from Along Came John (Blue Note) 29:01
  • Marty Ehrlich "Blues for Peace" from A Trumpet in the Morning (New World) 34:27
  • Django Bates "Once a Penguin, Always a Penguin" from Like Life (Storyville) 46:22
  • Don Byron "Abie the Fishman" from Ivey-Divey (Blue Note) 52:09
  • Ronnie Cuber "Passion Fruit" from Live at Jazzfest Berlin (Steeplechase) 57:42
  • Max Roach "Blues Waltz" from The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions (Mosaic) 1:06:16
  • Max Roach "Minor Trouble" from The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions (Mosaic) 1:14:08
  • Max Roach "Lover" from The Complete Mercury Max Roach Plus Four Sessions (Mosaic) 1:21:11
  • Farnell Newton "Gas Station Hot Dog" from Rippin' & Runnin' (Posi-Tone) 1:26:38
  • Charlie Parker "Koko [fragment]" from Complete Savoy Studio Sessions (Savoy) 1:33:48
  • Charlie Parker "Koko [master]" from Complete Savoy Studio Sessions (Savoy) 1:35:11
  • Don Byas "How High the Moon" from Savoy Jam Party (Savoy) 1:37:58
  • Emmett Berry/Don Byas "Sweet and Lovely" from Savoy Jam Party (Savoy) 1:41:12
  • Emmett Berry/Don Byas "White Rose Kick" from Savoy Jam Party (Savoy) 1:44:27
  • Stan Getz "Stella by Starlight" from Getz at the Gate (Verve) 1:47:13

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