May 2013 Rhythm and Grooves Archives

Maud Hixson called in to talk about her new CD – Don’t Let A Good Thing Get Away – and her CD release party at the Dakota. Other tunes included music by Charles Earland, Jesse McBride, Miles Davis, Jay D’Amico Quintet, Pete Escovedo, Monk, Ian Dogole, and Lee Morgan. The 45 of the week was Fly Me To the Moon, by Wes Montgomery.

A few new tunes, and a mix of older and newer material, including tracks from Roy Haynes, James Carter Organ Trio, Grant Green, Steve Turre, Michael O’Brien, James Marentic, Nancy King, and David Sanchez, Stefon Harris, and Christian Scott. New music from Mark Gross, Thisbe Vos, and Sasha’s Bloc. 45 of the week was The Mooche, by Duke Ellington, from 1953.

Steve Kenny came by to talk about The Illicit Sextet, their new CD – Chapter Eleven – and its release party at Jazz Central. Also played tunes by Shirley Scott, Beat Funktion, Ian Dogole, Cannonball Adderley, Ed Berger, The Session, and Mel Torme & the Mel-Tones. The 45 of the week was New Fhumba, by Miles Davis, on Columbia.