Tune in today at noon for New Music Monday:
Spring is heating up and so are the latest arriving CDs--
The gifted saxophonist Eric Alexander pays tribute to his home town on “Chicago Fire” with veteran pianist Harold Mabern
Colorado’s own Capri Records issues a sizzling Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra recording, “The L.A. Treasures Project” featuring vocalists Barbara Morrison and Ernie Andrews-Live at the Alvas Showoom
The virtuoso violinist Regina Carter's tribute to her Southern heritage is new for 2014. “Southern Comfort” is her debut for the Sony Masterworks label.
Pianist Eric Reed checks in with “The Adventurous Monk”, a swingin’ homage to Thelonious.
We have the posthumous release of versatile guitarist Joe Beck, “Get Me”, recorded live in Berkeley.