playlist 29 April

On this edition of Jazz After Hours...

we recognize the musical and professional accomplishments of pianist Isaiah J Thompson, winner of the 2023 American Pianists Award. Jeremy Pelt sings; Joe La Barbera swings, and Ben Patterson hangs. It's our trademark mix of emerging artists and living jazz greats. Four hours of the newest jazz music on public radio.

Miss the show? Listen to the replay.

Hour 1

Isaiah J Thompson – Good Intentions (learn our names, say them right) – The Power Of The Spirit – Blue Engine

John Pizzarelli – I Want To Be Happy – Stage and Screen – Palmetto Records

Isaiah J Thompson – What If – Isaiah J Thompson Plays The Music Of Buddy Montgomery – WJ3 Records

Jesse Davis – Street of Dreams – Live at Smalls Jazz Club – Cellar Music

Elio Villafranca – Solitaria – Standing by the Crossroads – ArtistShare

Verve Jazz Ensemble – Studio J – All In – LightGroove Media

Ben Patterson – Hangin` – The Way of the Groove – Origin Records

Christian Jacob – Complex Simplicity – New Jazz Standards vol 5 – Summit Records

Samara Joy – Linger Awhile – Linger Awhile – Verve Records

Hour 2

Karla Harris – Baltimore Oriole – Moon to Gold – Self Released

Joe La Barbera Quintet – Landmarks Along the Way – World Travelers – Sam First Records

Eldad Tarmu – Cafe Sole – Tarmu Jazz Quartet – Queen of Bohemia Productions

Chris Potter – Blood Count – Got the Keys to the Kingdom Live at the Village Vanguard – Edition Records

Bill Cunliffe Trio – Little Bird – Border Widow`s Lament – Night is Alive Productions

Jeremy Pelt – Two for the Road – The Art of Intimacy, Vol. 2 His Muse – HighNote Records

Fred Hersch and Esperanza Spalding – Girl Talk – Alive at the Village Vanguard – Palmetto Records

Geoffrey Keezer & Friends – Tomorrow – Playdate – MarKeez

Hour 3

Terri Lyne Carrington – Wind Flower – New Standards vol 1 – Candid Records

Halie Loren – I`ve Got To See You Again – Live At Cotton Club – Justin Time Records

Ben Wolfe – Bob French – Unjust – Self Released

Kirk Lightsey – Blues On The Corner – Live at Smalls Club – Cellar Music

Conrad Herwig – Boogie Stop Shuffle – The Latin Side of Mingus – Savant Records

Holdsworth, Pasqua, Wackerman, Haslip – San Michele – Proto-Cosmos – Blue Canoe Records

Falkner Evans – Soul Witness – Through the Lens – Consolidated Artists Productions

Melissa Pipe Sextet – Complainte du vent (reprise) – Of What Remains – Odd Sound

Hour 4

Steve Cardenas, Ted Nash, Ben Allison – Lawns – Healing Power – Sunnyside Records

The Bad Plus – You Won`t See Me Before I Come Back – The Bad Plus – Edition Records

Matt Greenwood – The First Mourning – Atlas – Self Released

Rodney Whitaker – Sunday Afternoon – Oasis The Music of Gregg Hill – Origin Records

Dave Stryker – Captain Jack – Prime – Strikezone Records

Magnus Lindgren, John Beasley and SWR Big Band – Laura – Bird Lives – ACT Music

Martin Bejerano – Doxy – #CubanAmerican – Self Released

Jon Cowherd Trio – Plainfield – Pride And Joy – Le Coq Records