Playing tracks by
Afro-Bop Alliance, Tom Harrell, Dave Stryker, Joey DeFrancesco, Partisans and more.
This show was 20th in the global funk - soul - jazz chart and 23rd in the global jazz chart.
Three features for you this week. Joey DeFrancesco comes to Baton Rouge on Wednesday November 28th @ the Manship Theatre; we warm up the crowd with DrJ’s request list. Pianist Abdullah Ibrahim is a 2019 NEA Jazz Masters Award winner, and we spotlight his Penguin Guide ‘Core Collection’ recording, Yarona. And we’ve got Charlie Christian with Benny Goodman from the 25th ASCAP anniversary concert @ Carnegie Hall in 1939. Along the way: the Afro-Bop Alliance from D.C., Tom Harrell, Dave Stryker & the UK’s Partisans channeling Miles, guitarist Tal Farlow (a Mixcloud favorite), Lionel Hampton, Jackie McLean, guitarist Kevin Golden & Arthur Blythe. Enjoy the show!
Thanks to our listeners of the week in: Kiev (Ukraine), Paris & Carrieres-sous-Poissy (France), Portland-OR/Chicago (US) & London (UK)!