June 03, 2010

PLAYLIST for JUNE 9, 2010

OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL: An introduction to twenty-two of the many fine artists who will be appearing at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival between June 24 and July 4. For the full schedule, go to http://ottawajazzfestival.com.

Thursday June 24

Artist: Smokey Robinson
Album: Time Flies When You’re Having Fun
Tune: Don’t Know Why
Label: Robso

Artist: Little Red Suitcase
Album: Temporarily Out Of Order
Tune: A Drunkard’s Ballad
Label: Suitcase

Friday June 25

Artist: Herbie Hancock
Album: Gershwin’s World
Tune: It Ain’t Necessarily So
Label: Verve

Artist: Etienne Charles
Album: Folklore
Tune: Santimanite
Label: EtienneCharles

Saturday June 26

Artist: Al Henderson Septet
Album: Regeneration
Tune: Darkening Clouds
Label: Cornerstone

Artist: Eric Boeren 4tet
Album: Soft Nose
Tune: Chips
Label: Bvhaast

Sunday June 27

Artist: John Scofield
Album: Piety Street
Tune: But I Like the Message
Label: Emarcy

Artist: Mostly Other People Do the Killing
Album: Forty Fort
Tune: St. Mary’s Proctor
Label: Hot Cup

Monday June 28

Artist: Robert Glasper
Album: In My Element
Tune: Tribute
Label: Blue Note

Tuesday June 29

Artist: Manu Katche
Album: Third Round
Tune: Outtake Number 9
Label: ECM

Artist: Joe Lovano
Album: Universal Language
Tune: Cleveland Circle
Label: Blue Note

Artist: Roy Hargrove Big Band
Album: Emergence
Tune: Ms. Garvey, Ms. Garvey
Label: Emarcy

Wednesday June 30

Artist: Richard Underhill
Album: Kensington Suite
Tune: The Things That You Need
Label: Stubby

Artist: Matt Wilson’s Arts & Crafts
Album: The Scenic Route
Tune: We See
Label: Palmetto

Thursday July 1

Artist: George Grdina’s East Van Strings
Album: The Breathing of Statues
Tune: Holy Departure
Label: Songlines

Friday July 2

Artist: Joshua Redman
Album: Freedom In the Groove
Tune: Home Fries
Label: Warner Brothers

Artist: The Souljazz Orchestra
Album: Freedom No Go Die
Tune: Insurrection
Label: Dorightmusic

Saturday July 3

Artist: Dave Brubeck
Album: Jam Session
Tune: Thank You
Label: Storyville

Artist: Fred Hersch Trio
Album: Heartsongs
Tune: The Sphinx
Label: Sunnyside

Artist: Gypsophilia
Album: Sa-Ba-Da-Ow!
Tune: Hietzing
Label: Gypsophilia

Sunday July 4

Artist: Christian Scott
Album: Live at Newport
Tune: Isadora
Label: ConcordJazz

Artist: Tom Harrell
Album: Total!
Tune: Invitation
Label: Pinnacle


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