The Spectrum Jazz


Week of 01/17/10
January 19, 2010, 5:23 am
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Herbie Hancock-I Have a Dream-The Prisoner

John Coltrane -Alabama-Live at Birdland

David Fathead Newman-A Change Is Gonna Come-Bigger and Better

Billy Preston-All Things Must Pass-Encouraging Words

Elvin Jones-Agape Love-Polycurrents

War-Deliver The Word-Deliver The Word

Wynton Marsalis-Black Codes From The Underground- Black Codes From The Underground

Richie Havens-From The Prison-Something Else Again

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers-Lift Every Voice and Sing-Berlin Jazz Fest’80

Rahsaan Roland Kirk-I Say a Little Prayer-Volunteered Slavery

Nikki Giovanni-Alabama Poem-Truth Is On Its Way

Oscar Peterson-Hymn to Freedom-Night Train

Donny Hathaway-To Be Young Gifted and Black-Everything Is Everything

The Jazz Crusaders-Freedom Sounds-Freedom Sounds

Nina Simone-There’s a New World Coming-Here Comes the Sun

Blue Mitchell-March on Selma-Down With It

Max Roach f/Andy Bey-Members Don’t Get Weary-Members Don’t Get Weary

Billy Bang-Reflections-Viet Nam Reflections

Jr.Walker-Way Back Home-Rainbow Funk

Charles Earland-Message From a Black Man-Living Black

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes f/Teddy Pendergrass-Wake Up Everybody-Wake Up Everybody

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Favorite 2009 Jazz CDs
January 7, 2010, 4:06 pm
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 Here are my 46 favorite jazz cd’s from ’09  

1)AZAR LAWRENCE Prayer For My Ancestors

2)BABATUNDE LEA Umbo Weti: A Tribute To Leon Thomas

3)BILLY HARPER Blueprints of Jazz Vol.2

4)BLUE NOTE 7Mosiac

5)BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET Metamorphosen

6)BROTHER THELONIOUS QUINTET-Brother Thelonious

7)CHARLES TOLLIVER Emperor March Live at The Blue Note

8)CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE & INSIDE STRAIGHT Kind Of Brown

9)COREY WILKES & ABSTRAKT PULSE Cries From Tha Ghetto

10)CORY WEEDS Everything’s Coming Up Weeds

11)CYRUS CHESTNUT Spirit

12)DONNY MCCASLIN Declarations

13)E.J. STRICKLAND In This Day

14)ERIC ALEXANDER Revival Of The Fittest

15)FIVE CORNERS QUINTET-Hot Corner

16)FRED HERSCH POCKET ORCHESTRA  Live at The Jazz Standard

17)GERALD CLAYTON Two-Shade

18)GERALD WILSON ORCHESTRA Detroit

19) HEATH BROS Endurance

20)JACKIE RYAN Doozy

21)JAMES MOODY  4A

22)JEFF “TAIN” WATTS  Watts

23)JOEL FRAHM & BRUCE KATZ Project A

24)JOSHUA REDMAN-Compassion

25)KAT EDMONSON Take To The Sky

26)LARS ECKMAN Introducing Lars Eckman

27)LAUREN SEVIAN Blueprint

28)LEONARD COHEN-Live In London

29)LISA HILTON Twilight & Blues

30)LONNIE PLAXICO-Ancestral Devotion

31)MANUEL VALERA Currents

32)MARCUS STRICKLAND Idiosyncrasies

33)MARK ISHAM & KATE CEBERANO Bittersweet

34)MAX SCHULTZ-ERIK SODERLIND Dedications

35)MONTEREY QUARTET f/Dave HollandLive At The 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival

36)NEIL COWLEY TRIO Loud, Louder, Stop

37)OMAR SOSA-Across The Divide

38)ROBERT GLASPER Double Booked

39)ROBERTA GAMBARINI So In Love

40)ROY HARGROVE BIG BAND Emergence

41)SOPHIE MILMAN Take Love Easy

42)TERELL STAFFORD, DICK OATTS QUINTET Bridging The Gap

43)THE OTHER TRIO-The Other Trio

44)THE RESPECT SEXTET Sirius Respect-The Respect Sextet Plays The Music of Sun Ra and Stockhausen

45)TONY KOFI QUARTET The Silent Truth

46) VIJAY IYER Historicity

 



Spectrum playlist 01/03/10 Best of ‘09 Part 3
January 4, 2010, 12:35 pm
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Leonard Cohen-The Gypsy’s WifeLive In London

Liane Carroll-Willow Weep For Me-Slowdown

Lisa Hilton-TwilightTwilight & Blues

Lonnie Plaxico-Ancestral DevotionAncestral Devotiontion

Manuel Valera-Dienda-Currents

Marcus Strickland-She’s AliveIdiosyncrasies

Mark Isham/Kate Ceberano-Do It AgainBittersweet

Max Schutlz/Erik  Soderlind-Blessed Relief-Dedications

Monterey Quartet-Step To ItLive at The 2007 Monterey Jazz Festival

Naomi Shelton-What Have You DoneWhat Have You Done, My Brother

Neil Cowley Trio-His NibsLoud, Louder, Stop

Omar Sosa-Promised LandAcross The Divide

Other  Trio-The Game-The Other Trio

Roberta Gambarini-CrazySo In Love

Roy Hargrove Big Band-Requiem Emergence

Seamus Blake-SpacingLive In Italy

Sophie Milman-Love For Sale/I’m On Fire-Take Love Easy

Soulive-Pj’sUp Here

Terell Stafforrd/Dick Oates-Time To Let GoBridging The Gap

Tony Kofi Quartet-GiantsThe Silent Truth

Vijay Iyer-Mystic BrewHistoricity