South African quintet Muz'art is featured on this week's Acid Jazz. Also: Elements of Life, Sergio Mendes, India Arie, Frank McComb, Gregory Porter, Monty Alexander, Dave Hamilton, Marilyn Barbarin, Robert Glasper & Norah Jones. Saturday 10 p.m.
On this edition of Acid Jazz, you’ll hear the hippest version ever of “A Night In Tunisia,” from a rare CD released only in Japan featuring Jose James. The show concludes with the herculean tenor sax of Billy Harper's 1977 masterpiece, “Soran Bushi."
Trombone Shorty’s new CD “Say That To Say This” is featured.
Also, Mike LeDonne, Action Figure Party, Bob Marley, George Duke, Brecker Brothers, and a great Old School set featuring Thee Midnighters, McKinley Travis, Marvin Gaye, & Jimmy Ruffin.
Tonight we'll feature selections from Finnish trumpeter Jukka Eskola's new Schema Records release "Orquesta Bossa."
Eskola, who has played with The Five Corners Quintet and NuSpirit Helsinki, takes a fresh new bossa direction on this release!