Please join me tonight on Jazz Unlimited from 9:00 pm to midnight for “New Music.” This show consists entirely of new music. The Keys and Strings hour features a new 1977 recording of the Red Garland Trio, the Mark Wade Trio, the Avashai Cohen trio, Albert “Tootie’ Heath’s Philadelphia Beat trio, and solo pianist Lara Downes playing two tunes from the Billy Holiday songbook. The second and third hours of the show feature new music St. Louis’ own Reggie and Mardra Thomas and Oliver Lake, along with the Tim Olsen band, Phil Woods and Lyle Mays, the Michael Waldorp Big Band, Joey Calderazzo, the Unhinged Sextet, vocalist Rene Marie with the H2 Big Band and vocalist Vanessa Bley and the group Twin Danger, among others.
The Slide Show has my photographs of some of the artists heard on this show.
The Archive for this show will be available until the morning of March 30, 2015.
This is a video of Trio 3 with Oliver Lake (as) Reggie Workman (b) Andrew Cyrille (d) at Vision Festival 17 in 2012.