Classics from Jack McDuff, Nat King Cole, Joe Turner, and Anita O’Day. Newer music from Chris Lomheim, Jay Epstein, David Murray, The Mike Wofford/Holly Hoffman Quintet, and more… Including Charles Mingus.
Twin cities keyboard player Mark Vandrmyde stopped by to talk about his new CD, “Fuzzy Math” and play a few selections from it. I also played classic tunes from Miles, MIngus, Dinah Washington, Stuff Smith The Missourians, and Vic Dickenson & Buck Clayton. Newer selections included music Catherine Russell, Hugh Masakela, and Davina & The Vagabonds.
Guitarist Todd Clouser has been getting good press with his band A Love Electric. He was my guest today, talking about their latest CD, “20th Century Folk Selections” while we played a few cuts. I also aired newer music from Mark Sherman, Maude Hixson, Framework, Sue Tucker, and Akiko Tsuruga. Classic tracks included The Modern Jazz Sextet (w/Dizzy Gillespie), Don Byas, Ellington, Miles, and Mingus with Ellington.
New music from Mark Sherman, Regina Marie Williams, Gregory Porter, Rene Marie, Hugh Masakela, Jon Gold. Classic tunes from Art Blakey, Bags & Trane, Art Pepper, & Ellington. And of course, Mingus and more.