Wayne, Newk, 21st Century Tunes & A Vault Dive

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Our 2 features this week: quartet tracks from Wayne Shorter's Emanon (the Downbeat Magazine's Critics and Readers Poll best album of the year) and Sonny Rollins' monumental Saxophone Colossus. We've got 21st century music from four bass players and two Chicago trumpeters. And, of course, a waltz through the vaults with Fletcher Henderson, Bessie Smith, Charles Mingus and Jimmy Smith. Enjoy the show, tell your friends and keep the music strong.

Hats off to our most active listeners of the week in Strasbourg (France), Budapest (Hungary), Moscow (Russian Federation) and Baton Rouge (US)


  • Martin Wind "While I'm Still Here" from Light Blue (Laika) 00:00
  • Jasen Weaver "The Voscoville" from The Voscoville (Self Produced) 06:13
  • Marquis Hill "As I Am" from Modern Flows, Vol. 2 (Black Unlimited Music) 11:25
  • Pharez Whitted "Another Kinda Blues" from For the People (Origin) 17:54
  • Stanley Clarke, Jean-Luc Ponty, Biréli Legrène "Strech" from D-Stringz (Impulse!) 25:11
  • Henderson's Roseland Orchestra "Raisin' the Roof" from Classic Coleman Hawkins Sessions 1922-1947 (Mosaic) 28:53
  • Bessie Smith "Cake Walkin' Babies" from The Complete Recordings, Vol. 2 (Columbia) 31:39
  • Charles Mingus "Slop" from Mingus Ah Um—Legacy Edition (Columbia) 35:28
  • Jimmy Smith "Blues After All" from House Party (Blue Note) 41:29
  • Dave Holland "The Balance" from Points of View (ECM) 47:29
  • Weather Report "Between The Thighs" from Tale Spinnin' (Columbia) 57:40
  • Wayne Shorter "Adventures Aboard The Golden Mean" from Emanon (Blue Note) 1:07:50
  • Wayne Shorter "Prometheus Unbound" from Emanon (Blue Note) 1:12:27
  • Sonny Rollins "You Don't Know What Love Is" from Saxophone Colossus (Prestige) 1:27:43
  • Sonny Rollins "St. Thomas" from Saxophone Colossus (Prestige) 1:34:32
  • Sonny Rollins "Strode Rode" from Saxophone Colossus (Prestige) 1:41:14
  • Susanna Risberg "Lotus Blossom" from Vilddjur (EhMM) 1:46:33

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