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ANTHONY BRAXTON—Half Nelson—Media Pix FREDDIE HUBBARD—Delphia—Media Pix DJANGO REINHARDT—Georgia on my Mind—Media Pix THELONIOUS MONK—Blue Monk, Live at Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, CA 1968—Palo Alto—Verve—2020 DAVID FRIESEN—Interaction—Interaction—Origin Records—2019 CHRISTOPHER HOLLYDAY & TELEPATHY—Dialogue—Dialogue—Jazzbeat Productions—2020 ERIC LILLEY TRIO—Twirler—Joie de Vivre—Twin Goat Music—2020 HAL GALPER—Scufflin’—The Zone—Origin Records—2019 CHARLIE PORTER—Immigration Nation—Immigration Nation—OA2 Records—2019 JOSEPHINE BEAVERS—S’Wonderful—Primetime—Grand Songbook Media—2020 […]

CHET BAKER—I Fall in Love Too Easily—Media Pix JOE HENDERSON—The Bead Game—Media Pix SLIDE HAMPTON AND THE WORLD OF TROMBONES—Cherokee—Spirit of the Horn—MCG Jazz—2002 JAMIE CULLUM—The Pianoman at Christmas—Island Records–2020 BRENDA EARLE STOKES—East of the Sun (West of the Moon)—Solo Sessions Volume 1—Brenda Earle Stokes—2019 ALAN ROSENTHAL—Dextrously—Elbow Grease—Street of Stars Records—2019 MARCO ROSSI—Christmas News—Christmas News—Marco […]

CHET BAKER—This is Always—Media Pix ALEX GOODMAN—Empty—Media Pix CLARK TERRY WITH THE CHICAGO JAZZ ORCHESTRA—Gone—Porgy & Bess—A440—2004 KEITH JARRETT—CD 1, Part III—Budapest Concert—ECM—2020 DAVE BRUBECK—Take Five—Time Out Takes—Brubeck Editions—2020 CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO—Lover—Journeys—Jazz Legacy—2010 JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS—Cool Yule—Blue Engine Records—2019 TUNETOWN—The Monks of Oka—There From Here—Slammin Media—2019 AMBER WEEKES—Let It Snow—The […]

CHARLIE CHRISTIAN—Royal Garden Blues—Media Pix HERBIE HANCOCK—Vein Melter—Media Pix BILL CHARLAP—Uptown Downtown—Uptown Downtown—Impulse!—2017 WAYNE ALPERN—Penny Lane—Scarab: Beatles Piano—Henri Elken Music—2020 RON MILES—Rainbow Sign—Rainbow Sign—Blue Note—2020 GERALD CLAYTON—Take the Coltrane—Happening: Live at the Village Vanguard—Blue Note—2020 ORRIN EVANS—For Miles—The Evolution of Oneself—Smoke Sessions—2019 ANTHONY WONSEY—Daahoud—Anthonyology—Evidence Music—1996 BEN SIDRAN—The Blues is the Bottom Line—Whos’ The Old Guy […]

DAVE DOUGLAS—Kyrie—Media Pix BOB MINTZER—Meeting of the Mind—Media Pix ERROL GARNER—Watermelon Man—Octave Music—2020 JAZZ AT LINCOLN ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS—Good Morning Blues—Big Band Holidays—Blue Engine Records—2015 JOHN COLTRANE—Nature Boy—Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album—Impulse!—2018 THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET—Blue Rondo a la Turk—Time Out Takes—Brubeck Edition—2020 TREVOR GIANCOLA—Retrospect—Sonnet 18—TQM Records—2019 ARTEMIS—Goddess of the Hunt—Artmemis—Blue Note—2020 […]

CHARLIE CHRISTIAN—Air Mail Special—Media Pix WES MONTGOMERY—Four on Six—Media Pix CHARLIE PARKER—Koko—Media Pix FRED JACKSON—Minor Exposure—Media Pix DJANGO REINHARDT—Japanese Sandman—Media Pix MILT JACKSON —Three Little Words—Media Pix THELONIOUS MONK—Well, You Needn’t—Palo Alto—Impulse!—2020 ELLA FITZGERALD—Mack The Knife—The Lost Berlin Tapes—Verve—2020 JOSHUA REDMAN & BROOKLYN RIDER—Flash—Sun on Sand—Nonesuch Records—2019 TODD MARCUS—Plummeting—Trio+–Stricker Street Records—2019 BRIA SKONBERG—I Want To […]

Yay, it’s Saturday and another weekend of the Homegrown Music Show (SAT & SUN noon-3pm ET) on The LION 90.7fm (WKPS) – Penn State Radio streamable via www.thelion.fm Sister Sylvie was going to start the Doors Morrison Hotel 50th anniversary giveaway closer to Jim Morrison’s 77th bday, but last weekend listener David heard me mention […]

Getting psyched for today’s Homegrown Music Show (SAT & SUN noon-3pm Eastern Time) on The LION 90.7fm (WKPS) – Penn State Radio – streamable via www.thelion.fm. Celebrating Joni Mitchell’s 77th birthday and it’s great that the volume 1 of her archival recordings was recently released on Rhino: https://media.rhino.com/…/joni-mitchell-archives-vol-1…. Sylvie is celebrating with by offering listeners […]

November 1, 2020 is the 50th anniversary release date of the Grateful Dead’s American Beauty. The 50th anniversary deluxe is out on a 3CD set, which contains a live 1971 show; also released is a vinyl picture disc; more info on Dead.net. Sister Sylvie is celebrating; tune in to the Homegrown Music Show (SAT & […]

Halloween 2020 is a special day; it was 25 years ago today, The Lion 90.7FM WKPS went on the air to play music and have talk radio – our own way! To have our 25th birthday/anniversary during this pandemic (and on a blue moon – the rare second full moon in a month) is poignant. […]


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