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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Permalink

Excellence In Jazz Playlist, October 4, 2016


It wasn’t too many years ago that an attractive young trumpeter from Canada was wooing audiences at Sacramento’s Jazz Jubilee. Now all grown up, Bria Skonberg has just released her first album for a major record label. The eponymously titled “Bria” features many vocal standards in a sophisticated pop style plus five original songs penned by this emerging composer.

 Bria’s voice has an innocent and alluring quality about it. As a trumpeter, she adheres to the traditional standards and classic jazz she learned as a youngster. Bria, by the way, continues to foster young talent as an educator. She has performed at over one hundred jazz festivals worldwide and she is the co-founder of the New York Hot Jazz Camp and Festival. The Wall Street Journal said she is “poised to be one of the most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation.”


7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.
Bria Skonberg: From This Moment On BUY from Bria
7:05 p.m.
Eric Alexander: So Many Stars BUY from Second Impression
7:13 p.m.
The Phil Norman Tentet: Line For Lyons BUY from Then & Now: Classic Sounds & Variations Of 12 Jazz Legends
7:19 p.m.
Ray Barretto: Fever BUY from Trancedance
7:25 p.m.
Grant Green: Minor League BUY from Solid
7:32 p.m.
Grant Green, Jr.: Another Time, Another Place BUY from Introducing G.G.
7:37 p.m.
Gerald Wilson: Milestones BUY from The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings Of Gerald Wilson And His Orchestra
7:44 p.m.
Bria Skonberg: You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me BUY from Bria
7:47 p.m.
Erroll Garner: Misty BUY from Ready Take One
7:52 p.m.
Erroll Garner: Back To You BUY from Ready Take One
7:59 p.m.
John Coltrane: Naima BUY from The Best Of John Coltrane
8:00 p.m.
8:03 p.m.
Lizz Wright: Afro Blue BUY from Salt
8:09 p.m.
Bobby Hutcherson: Verse BUY from Stick-Up!
8:19 p.m.
Bria Skonberg: Don't Be That Way BUY from Bria
8:24 p.m.
Joe Sample: Clifton's Gold BUY from Old Places, Old Faces
8:31 p.m.
James Spaulding: Escapade BUY from Escapade
8:37 p.m.
John Santos: Bombon BUY from Brazos Abiertos
8:43 p.m.
John Scofield: You're Still The One BUY from Country For Old Men
8:48 p.m.
Tom Harrell: The Vehicle BUY from Something Gold, Something Blue
8:52 p.m.
The Phil Norman Tentet: So What BUY from Then & Now: Classic Sounds & Variations Of 12 Jazz Legends
9:00 p.m.
9:02 p.m.
Catherine Russell: Blue Turning Grey Over You BUY from Harlem On My Mind
9:05 p.m.
Ryan Kisor: Free As A Bird BUY from Awakening
9:13 p.m.
Stanley Cowell: Morning Star BUY from Angel Eyes
9:19 p.m.
Robben Ford & The Blue Line: Life Song BUY from Robben Ford & The Blue Line
9:28 p.m.
The Cookers: Blackfoot BUY from The Call Of The Wild And Peaceful Heart
9:34 p.m.
Joey Alexander: Criss Cross BUY from Countdown
9:41 p.m.
Bobby Hutcherson: Head Start BUY from Happenings
9:46 p.m.
Charles Fambrough: K-Mac BUY from Live At Zanzibar Blue
9:52 p.m.
John Beasley: Sierra BUY from Cauldron
10:00 p.m.
10:00 p.m.
Eric Alexander: Second Impression BUY from Second Impression
10:07 p.m.
Mike LeDonne: The Prophet BUY from Bags Groove
10:14 p.m.
Lorez Alexandria: The Best Is Yet To Come BUY from Lorez Alexandria The Great
10:17 p.m.
Larry Willis: Gloria's Step BUY from How Do You Keep the Music Playing
10:23 p.m.
The Phil Norman Tentet: Pink Panther BUY from Then & Now: Classic Sounds & Variations Of 12 Jazz Legends
10:28 p.m.
Bob Dorough: Walk On BUY from Right On My Way Home
10:35 p.m.
Avi Rothbard: J.T.'s Blues BUY from Going Somewhere
10:43 p.m.
Eric Clapton & B.B. King: Help The Poor BUY from Riding With The King
10:48 p.m.
Duke Pearson: The Fakir BUY from Prairie Dog
10:54 p.m.
Tierney Sutton: Every Little Thing He Does Is Magic BUY from The Sting Variations
10:57 p.m.
Greg Reitan: Giant Steps BUY from Some Other Time

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