New music from Twin Cities artists James Buckley, and from the Small City Trio, whose leader, Jeremy Walker has moved to NYC. Also heard new music from Gabriel Alegria and the Afro-Peruvian Jazz Sextet, bassist Colin Dean, and Dan Block. Got to play a number of older tunes today, including performances from Jimmy Smith, Gene Ammons, David Sanchez, Kenny Barron, and both the Mingus Big Band, and Charles Mingus.
Eric Mohring interviews Special Guest Ray Abshire. They spin some cuts from Ray’s CDs Arrete pas la Musique and For Old Times Sake. They discuss Cajun music, past and present. Ray talks about some of the great musicians he played with over the years.