It is hard to believe its already been a year when the jazz genre was rocked by losing this altogether too young guitarist known to so many through his recordings. Reaching into the vault we took a look at “You Got It,” off the 2011 album Plain ‘n’ Simple. A swinging project that built on his frequent straight-ahead gigs in New York, and with his fusion band Metro. Plain ‘n’ Simple is a trio project with Fourplay bandmate Harvey Mason on drums and Pat Bianchi on funky organ.
In the new discoveries category, this week Slowly Rolling Camera, and their new album Juniper Masterminded by Edition label boss Dave Stapleton, producer Deri Roberts and drummer Elliot Bennett, Juniper evokes deeply felt jazz grooves with pastoral soundscapes. With the additive of guitarist Stuart McCallum, bassist Aidan Thorne and Belgian saxophonist Nicolas Kummert it is the groups most adventurous recording to date.
Let’s dig in and thank you again for supporting Modern Jazz Today and all the wonderful artists and radio stations that make this show possible. Keep it tuned, we have more content coming your way very soon!
MJT Episode 131 Playlist August 6 2018
|MODERN JAZZ TODAY||EPISODE #131||WEEK OF 8-6-2018|
|Artist/Group Name||Song Title||Album||Record Label||Year|
|Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround||Exit 4||Songs for Nat||HighNote Records||2018|
|Eddie Palmieri||Azúcar||Full Circle||Ropeadope||2018|
|Tony Bennett & Diana Krall||Fascinating Rhythm||Love Is Here To Stay||Verve Label Group||2018|
|Jeff Lorber Fusion||Sport Coat Makes Good||Impact||Shanachie||2018|
|Troy Roberts||Professor Ghetto Rig||Nu-Jive Perspective||Inner Circle||2018|
|Freelance||Your Love||Yes Today||Revive Music Group||2018|
|Samuel Martinelli||Whispering Loud||Crossing Paths||Self-Released||2018|
|The Tiki Collective*||Don't Fear the Reaper||Muse||Vesuvius Music||2018|
|Peter Lin||Sweet As Honey||With Respect||Lintet LLC||2018|
|Sandro Dominelli feat. Chris Tarry, Rez Abbasi*||Alternative Facts||Here and Now||Chronograph||2018|
|Chuck Loeb||You Got It||Plain and Simple||Tweety Records||2011|
|James Austin, Jr.||You've Got It Bad Girl||Songs in the Key of Wonder||JCA Records||2018|
|Slowly Rolling Camera||Hyperloop||Juniper||Edition Records||2018|
|Kobie Watkins Grouptet||The City||Movement||Origin Records||2018|
|Elysian Green||Agent Z||Elysian Green||Schnauz Records||2018|
|Ted Nash Quintet||Organized Crime||Live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola||Plastic Sax Records||2018|
|Kamasi Washington||Fists of Fury||Heaven and Earth||Young Turks Recordings||2018|
|* Indicates Canadian Content|