A few songs featuring the bassist Leroy Vinnegar, including tunes from the Jazz Crusaders and Gerald Wilson, as well as new songs from Mark Buselli, Rodney Jones, the Charlie Shoemake/Terry Trotter Quartet, and songs from Jimmy Smith, Jackie McLean, and more…
Inspired by the State Fair appearance of the hugely talented Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, some sounds of New Orleans:
Rebirth Brass Band: Tornado Special (Take It to the Street; Rounder)
Mahogany Brass Band: St. James Infirmary (Best of the Brass Bands; Sound of New Orleans)
Original Pinstripe Brass Band: Last Chance to Dance (Your Last Chance to Dance; Orleans)
In addition to the 1st hour’s traditional ska oldie-a-thon and Sherwood B. Funn’s typically cosmic 2nd hour, get your fix of LIVE in the 4(+2) at 4, plus a genuine, living ‘toon in the Lollipop segment! Ya-ha-ha-ha-hai-hi-hikes!!!
New music from the Godfathers of Groove, James Moody, Charlie Shoemake Terry Trotter. Older material from Yusef Lateef, Freddie Hubbard, and Lee Morgan. A commemoration of Hurricane Katrina with tunes from Christian Scott, Astral Project, Terrence Blanchard, and Allen Toussaint, and more….
Had a couple of interviews this show so things were pretty hopping in the studio. Sweet Mama J Joined me and we talked to Joe Ely about his appearance Sept. 9th at the Cabooze then talked to local funksters NAGA about a CD release party at the historic Uptown Bar in Minneapolis. So below is only a partial list. Too much going on for only one pair of hands to handle.