July 05, 2008

PLAYLIST for JULY 9, 2008

LISTEN BEFORE YOU BUY: Recent releases by thirteen jazz and blues artists; six guitarists, three saxophonists, one bassist, one big band, one composer and one cooperative quartet. And a brief interlude featuring three artists appearing at the Ottawa Bluesfest.

Artist: Myriam Alter
Album: Where Is There
Tune: It Could Be There
Label: Enja/JustinTime

Artist: Ryan Blotnick
Album: Music Needs You
Tune: The Quiet Space Left Behind
Label: Songlines

Artist: Stanley Jordan
Album: State of Nature
Tune: Forest Garden
Label: Mackavenue

Artist: Jimmy Bruno
Album: Maplewood Avenue
Tune: PA Turnpike
Label: Affiliated Artists

Artist: Bobby Broom
Album: The Way I Play
Tune: Donna Lee
Label: Origin

Artist: David Maxwell
Album: Max Attack
Tune: Twisted Tendons
Label: Dixie Frog

Artist: Holmes Brothers
Album: Speaking In Tongues
Tune: Man of Peace
Label: Alligator

Artist: Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials
Album: Heads Up
Tune: Woman In The Castle
Label: Alligator

Artist: Luther Hughes
Album: Spectacular!
Tune: Bohemia After Dark
Label: Primrose Lane

Artist: Jon Irabagon
Album: Outright!
Tune: Groovin’ High
Label: Innova

Artist: Michael Pedecin Quintet
Album: Everything Starts Now…..
Tune: One Of Us
Label: JazzHut

Artist: Gust Spenos Quartet
Album: Swing Theory
Tune: Ow
Label: GS

Artist: Pool Players
Album: Way Below the Surface
Tune: A Rumoured Version of Ourselves
Label: Songlines

Artist: Dave Specter
Album: Live In Chicago
Tune: Feel So Bad
Label: Delmark

Artist: Duke Robillard
Album: A Swinging Session
Tune: The Lonesome Road
Label: Stony Plain

Artist: Duke Robillard
Album: A Swinging Session
Tune: Swinging With Lucy Mae
Label: Stony Plain

Artist: John Cooper Jazz Orchestra
Album: Baecker Jazz Workshop Service
Tune: St. Anthony’s Light
Label: Baecker


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