New Music Monday

Music
5:26 pm
Sun April 12, 2015

New Music Monday: The Joys of Spring

Spring is the time of renewal and when it comes to music,  it is the time for a continuous stream of fine new releases in a wide variety of music styles. We'll begin with a new recording with Colorado connections despite it being led by UK drummer, Allan Finney who is fresh off a stint at Dazzle's with B-3 player Tony Monaco. Allan who has played the Vail Jazz Party in the past teams up with some Front Range cats for Cool featuring Eric Gunnison on piano/keys, Mark Simon playing bass, Bob Rebholz on flute/sax, and Bill Kopper on guitar.

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Music
4:10 pm
Sun March 8, 2015

New Music Monday for March 9th

The 2 outstanding guitarists, Kevin Eubanks and Stanley Jordan team up for a brand new release, Duets, a collection of 10 duos between the two, alternating between acoustic and electric guitars as well as Kevin taking turns on vibes, piano and bass. The Puerto Rican trombonist and bandleader from Philadelphia, Angel "Papo" Vazquez celebrates 40 years as a musician with his brand new outing with his group,  the Mighty Pirates Troubadours, Spirit Warrior is another production of Vazquez's own, Picaro Records.

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Music
4:43 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

New Music Monday---The Beat Goes On

This week we are very pleased to receive the very anticipated  follow up release by Denver's own H2 Big Band with the talented trumpeter Al Hood and gifted pianist, composer and arranger Dave Hanson. Their new one is It Could Happen  for Origin Records out of Seattle.

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New Music Monday
9:23 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

New Music Monday: First Edition of February

We start off the shortest month with a strong Colorado connection. The gifted alto saxophonist Charles McPherson most recent recording session took place here in Denver accompanied by the Front Range's finest players for the Bailey based Capri Records. Mr. McPherson's sidemen are Keith Oxman-tenor, Chip Stephens-piano, Ken Walker-bass, Todd Reid-drums.  The Journey  has a varied song list, standards,  McPherson  originals and even contributions by Oxman and Stephens.

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Music
4:35 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

New Music Monday: Last Call for January

We close out January with a diverse line up of new releases for your listening delight.

First up is the posthumous released CD by one of the all time great jazz flutists, Sam Most who passed away about 18 months ago.  Mr. Most's New Jazz Standards on Summit Records s a collection of a dozen tunes all written by the noted trumpeter Carl Saunders. In addition to flute, Sam is heard on clarinet, baritone sax and he throws in some scatting as well.

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