About the show
Playing tracks by
Abdullah Ibrahim, Jimmy Smith, Lennie Tristano, Peter Erskine, Pat Metheny/Ornette Coleman and more.
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)