Dizzy's Club Coca Cola in New York City

Jazz Alley in Seattle

Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge in Denver

 

Ronnie Scott's in London

Yoshi's Jazz Club in San Francisco

 

Sunday
Dec142014

Top 50 Jazz Albums For The Week Of 14 December 2014 - JazzWeek

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the past week! Which albums are going to make it on your Top Ten list for 2014? Let me know on Twitter or Facebook!

For your listening pleasure this week, GRAMMY nominee Tierney Sutton performing Don't Go To Strangers live at Blue Note Milan ~ Enjoy!

 

 

  1. KENNY BARRON & DAVE HOLLAND The Art Of Conversation (Impulse!)
  2. PETER ZAK The Disciple (Peter Zak Music)
  3. HOUSTON PERSON The Melody Lingers On (HighNote)
  4. DAVID HAZELTINE I Remember Cedar (Sharp Nine)
  5. *GERRY GIBBS THRASHER DREAM TRIO We’re Back (Whaling City Sounds)

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Sunday
Dec072014

Top 50 Jazz Albums For The Week Of 07 December 2014 - JazzWeek

Here are the top 50 Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the last week! Which albums are going to make it on your Top Ten list for 2014? Let me know on Twitter or Facebook!

For your listening pleasure this week (in honor of the 50th anniversary of the release of A Love Supreme), here is a 14 minute video of John Coltrane performing A Love Supreme: Part 1 - Acknowledgement ~ Enjoy!

 

 

  1. KENNY BARRON & DAVE HOLLAND The Art Of Conversation (Impulse!)
  2. HOUSTON PERSON The Melody Lingers On (HighNote)
  3. *GERRY GIBBS THRASHER DREAM TRIO We’re Back (Whaling City Sounds)
  4. DAVID HAZELTINE I Remember Cedar (Sharp Nine)
  5. PETER HAND BIG BAND Out Of Hand (Savant)

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Saturday
Dec062014

57th Annual GRAMMY Award Nominations - Jazz 

The GRAMMY nominations trickled out all day long yesterday from The Recording Academy. You will find not only the "official" Jazz categories listed below. I have included others such as  "Best Arrangement - Instruments and Vocals" that jazz artists are also in the running for a GRAMMY - ten categories total.  Congratulations to ALL of the nominees!!

 

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

 

  • "Wild Heart" - Mindi Abair [Label: Heads Up International]
  • "Slam Dunk" - Gerald Albright [Label: Heads Up International]
  • "Nathan East" - Nathan East [Label: Yamaha Entertainment Group]
  • "Jazz Funk Soul" - Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp [Label: Shanachie]
  • "Bass & Mandolin" - Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer [Label: Nonesuch]

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Sunday
Nov302014

Top 50+ Jazz Albums For The Week Of 30 November 2014 - JazzWeek

Here are the top 50+ Jazz albums that received the most airplay on US, Canadian and internet radio stations from the last week! Which albums are going to make it on your Top Ten list for 2014? Let me know on Twitter or Facebook!

For your listening pleasure this week, the Miguel Zenon Quartet at the Lotos Jazz Festival in Poland (2014) ~ Enjoy!

 

 

  1. GERRY GIBBS THRASHER DREAM TRIO We’re Back (Whaling City Sounds)
  2. HOUSTON PERSON The Melody Lingers On (HighNote)
  3. KENNY BARRON & DAVE HOLLAND The Art Of Conversation (Impulse!)
  4. FREDDY COLE Singing The Blues (HighNote)
  5. ERIC REED Groovewise (Smoke Sessions)

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