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WHYR JAZZ: Gifts & Messages 7/15/2017 Show 279

WHYR JAZZ: Gifts & Messages 7/15/2017 Show 279

About the show

Playing tracks by

Abdullah Ibrahim, Jimmy Smith, Lennie Tristano, Peter Erskine, Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman and more.

Chart positions

This upload was 7th in the Jazz chart and 11th in the Funk chart .

G&M ‘brought to you by the letter A’ for most of our 1st segment: recent music from Alvin Queen, Abdullah Ibrahim, Andy Hunter & Anton Swartz along with Peter Erskine’s new one. We celebrate Pat Metheny as a 2018 recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts ‘Jazz Masters’ Award; the life of Horace Silver with the hard to find Silver ‘N Woods from 1975; the centennials of Ella Fitzgerald & Buddy Rich (singing together on the radio) as well as Ella & Pops on Decca; & classic pre-war Django Reinhardt with Stephane, French trumpeter Philippe Brun, and Dickie Wells. Along the way Art Farmer/Jim Hall, Lennie Tristano & Jimmy Smith.

Enjoy the show, let us hear from you, hit the heart & keep the music strong.

Thanks to this week’s most avid listeners in Tokyo & Wakayama (Japan) and Athens (Greece)

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Sounding good in the morning here to the Banana Plantation.

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Thanks, Bill. I'm particularly fond of the last segment with Ella, Buddy, Pops & Django. Got your recent shows in my queue; there just are not enough hours in a day for listening. Cheers, DrJ

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Guido's Lounge Café

DrJazz, is in tha house... love the tunes my friend, great energy!!

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Thanks, G! Cheers, DrJ

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The Lemon Circus

The letter 'A'... now I see it :) Think Like A Mountain smooth and contemplative, or an excuse to drink my tea while it's still hot. Very relaxing. Language of time could have been a movie theme perhaps for a courtroom drama or one where those special type actors tussle around naked - either scenario works for me ;) the first track by Pat not the ... hold on maybe that would work too if I squint my ears. Whisper Not are vibrophones with reverb, but a delightful sound nonetheless. Loved the Horace Silver - Keep on gettin' up just rallied after the subdued first hour but some oomph! into the gathering. Creation another great track. Ella & louis have that warm winters fire feel, even in July. Always seasonal on G&M :)

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DrJazz
DrJazz

It's Christmas in July (actually every Saturday afternoon) with G&M:):)!! Thanks for listening. Indeed, there's always a warm glow when Ella & Louis get together. Have a good rest of the week. Glad you caught 'the feelin' with Horace. Cheers, DrJ

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Dolores Dyess
Dolores Dyess

No one does Blue Skies like Ella, and Buddy Rich on the drums. Classic!!!!!

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DrJazz
DrJazz

To be precise. Sid Catlett plays the drums on that one. Buddy just talks & sings. It is truly classic because it's unrehearsed, spontaneous & it 'works', just like jazz :)! Best, DrJ

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Dolores Dyess
Dolores Dyess

Great show Dr. Jazz.

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Thanks, Ms. D! Have a great week. Cheers, DrJ

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The Soul Preacher

I'm just a Soul Man but I hear JS playing some Fats Waller! Have a great week :-)

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A 'deep' Soul Man! Indeed, James Oscar played a Fats Waller tune - from the album Jimmy Smith Plays Fats Waller on BN. Have a fine week, too. Cheers, DrJ

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