IN A MELLOW TONE - JULY & AUGUST
July 4 Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent releases
by fifteen acoustic and electric jazz and blues guitarists: Albert Bashor,
Tohpati Bertiga, Rory Block, David Boswell, Bobby Broom,
Alan Holdsworth, Roland Hunter, Rockin’ Johnny, Quintus McCormick, Tommy McCoy, Guitar Mickey, Dom Minasi, Randy Napoleon, Jeff Parker and Frank Russell.
July 11 Mike Osborne: A recently discovered trio concert by this brilliant saxophonist in Birmingham from 1976, with sidemen Tony Levin and
July 18 Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent releases by saxophonists Mike Allen, Paul Dunmall, Sarah Elgeti, Kenny Garrett,
Gerry Mulligan, Harley Niswanger, Jure Pukl, Benny Sharoni
and Paul Van Kemenade.
July 25 July 25: An historical survey, conducted by Co-Host Ron Steeds, of jazz and blues recordings made on July 25.
August 1 Listen Before You Buy: Ron Sweetman plays recent jazz and blues releases.
August 8 Bill Evans: A recently discovered session by the Bill Evans Trio at the Top of the Gate in Greenwich Village from October, 1968. Bill Evans is joined by bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Marty Morell for two top-notch sets.
August 15 Leo Wadada Smith: This outstanding trumpeter’s new major work is entitled “Ten Freedom Summers”. He is accompanied by his own Golden Quartet/Quintet and by Southwest Chamber Music. Tonight’s program will feature this massive work.
August 22 Art Pepper Live: Live quartet recordings from Los Altos in 1975, Half Moon Bay in 1977 and Japan in 1978. Sidemen include Freddy Atwood, Brad Bilhorn, Carl Burnett, Smith Dobson, Tommy Gumina, Micho Leviev, Bob Magnusson and Jim Nichols.
August 29 'She-Cats'. Anna Williams offers a program on current female jazz 'lionesses'.