April 2011 Rhythm and Grooves Archives

4/2/2011 Rhythm and Grooves

For the second show of our Spring 2011 Pledge Drive, Twin Cities vocalist/pianist JoAnn Funk came by and we played a couple of tracks from her brand new album, Pick Yourself Up. I also played tracks from John Patton, Joe Lovano, Lee Morgan, Christian Scott, Charles Mingus, Claudia Acuna and more….

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4/9/2011 Rhythm and Grooves

After two weeks of a pledge drive, I tried to keep the music coming on strong, with classic tunes from Richard Groove Holmes, Tadd Dameron w/John Coltrane, Jimmy Scott, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, and Charles Mingus. Contemporary jazz included new releases from Monty Alexander, Lynne Arriale,and Bobby Sanabria, as well as music from Carolyn Leonhart, Kevin Eubanks, The Spanish Harlem Orchestra and more…

4/16/2011 Rhythm and Grooves

Violin player and vocalist Kip Jones came into the studio to play a couple of songs live and talk about his upcoming CD release. I played music from resident musicians Jo Ann Funk, the Tuesday Night Band, Charmin Shapira, and Media Addicts, as well as classic jazz from Ellington, Art Pepper, Kai Winding JJ Johnson, Mingus, and more….

4/23/2011 Rhythm and Grooves

Classic tunes from Willis Jackson, Dexter Gordon, Ike Quebec, Randy Weston, and Benny Carter, including a trumpet battle between Roy Eldrige and Charlie Shavers from jazz at the Philharmonic. New tunes from Malik Zarra, Aakash Mittal, Rene Marie, and Twin Citizens Judi Donaghy and Nick Haas. And a Mingus Moment from Me, Myself, an Eye.

4/30/2011 Rhythm and Grooves

New music from Lynne Arriale, Randy Weston, Atsuko Hashimoto, Bobby Sanabria, and Sherly Bailey. Classic recordings from the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Gene Ammons, Freddie Hubbard, and Charles Mingus. And more…

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