Sunday, December 31, 2017

Classics and Beyond 1801


Segment One

Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Arr. Maurice Ravel)
I. Promenade
II. Gnomes - Promenade
III. The Old Castle - Promenade
IV. Tuileries
V. Bydlo - Peomenade
VI. Ballet of the Chicks in Their Shells
VII. Samuel Goldenberg and Schnuyle
VIII. The Marketplace at Limoges
IX. Catacombs: Con Mortuis in Lingua Mortua
X. The Hut of Baba Yaga
XI. The Great Gate at Kiev
The NBC Symphony Orchestrra
Arturo Toscanini: Conductor
LP: Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition/Franck: Psyche and Eros (RCA Victor)

Segment Two

Nikolai Medtner: Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano in B Minor Op. 21
I. Canzona
II. Danza
III. Dittirambo
Lydia Mordkovitch: Violin
Geoffrey Tozer: Piano
CD: Medtner: Violin Sonatas (Alliance)

Saturday, December 30, 2017

The Jazz Scene 1801


Segment One

Fuego by Donald Byrd
CD: Fuego (Blue Note)

I Mean You by Mike Garson
MP3 Album: Monk Fell On Me (self-released)

How High the Moon by Lionel Hampton
LP: Apollo Hall Concert 1954 (Phillips)

Segment Two

Metaphor by Yusef Lateef
CD: Jazz Moods (Savoy)

Help Me by Jessica Molaskey
CD: Portraits of Joni (Ghostlight)

Hot House Flowers by Wynton Marsalis
CD: Hot House Flowers (SME)

Segment Three

Four Five Six by Hank Crawford
CD: More Soul (Atlantic)

Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry by The Ralph Sharon Trio
CD: Swings the Sammy Cahn Songbook (DRG)

Airegin by Hubert Laws
CD: In the Beginning (CTI)

Friday, December 29, 2017

Lake Air 1801


Segment One

Losing You (For Wayman) by Darren Rahn
CD: Sonic Boom (Woodward Avenue)

Awakening by Jim Bajor
CD: Awakening (JBX)

I'm Not Talking by Ben Sidran
CD: Mr. P's Shuffle (Go Jazz)

Heartstring by Earl Klugh
CD: Heartstring (EMI)

Segment Two

Transatlantic by Bruce McKenzie
CD: After Dark (self-released)

Dialogue Between the Sun and the Moon by Judith Pintar
CD: Secrets From the Stone (Sona Gaia)

Shadowboxing by Sara Hickman
CD: Necessary Angels (Discovery)

Wind Season by David Benoit
CD: Digits (Bluemoon)

Segment Three

Cookie Strut by Four 80 East
CD: Positraction (Boomtang)

Cosmic Calimba by Software
CD: Spring Visions (Innovative Communication)

Turn it On by Level 42
CD: Level 42 (Polydor)

Skyline by Matteo Righetti
CD: Smooth Jazz (self-released)

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Jazz Progressions 1801


Segment One

Come Together by Bill Frisell
CD: All We Are Saying... (Savoy)

Something, Sometime by Kurt Rosenwinkel
Double CD: Star of Jupiter (Word of Mouth)

Hottentot by John Scofield
CD: A Go Go (Verve)

Segment Two

Electric Fantasy by Terje Rypdal
CD: Terje Rypdal (ECM)

Red and Orange by John Abercrombie
CD: Timeless (ECM)

Segment Three

Things Happen by Gut
CD: Nerd Alert (JazzSick)

Tren Viaje by Trial X
CD: Trial X (self-released)