Playing tracks by
Roland Kirk, Pat Martino, Branford Marsalis, Lorez Alexandria, Kenny Drew/Niels-Henning Orsted Pederson and more.
This show was 1st in the global community radio chart, 8th in the global radioshow chart and 14th in the global jazz chart.
Who has the hippest chops in the world? It’s our August jazz birthday celebrants, including Mixcloud’s own https://www.mixcloud.com/hallejazzcat/, who often gets a jump on the show (as he did this week!) by listening live at 9 (in the UK) at whyr.org on Saturday nights! Reeds: Rahsann, Branford, Bird, Prez, Benny Carter, and Bobby Watson. Pianists: Basie, Bill Evans, Kenny Drew, and OP. Guitarists Pat Martino, Lenny Breau & Jimmy Raney. Singers Lorez Alexandria & Jimmy Rushing. And (of course) Louis Armstrong (August 4th). Get your streamers, cut the cake, crank it up and celebrate. No hamfat here, only the real deal……..
60% of the tracks on today's show appear on Mixcloud for the 1st time:)