Jazz Greats Tuesdays on WFCF

"Jazz Greats" every Tuesday from 3-7pm Eastern on WFCF 88Five St. Augustine! From seriously ancient to just-released, from the obscure & forgotten to household names - but always tasty! There's a slight emphasis on 60's & 70's jazz (always a track from CTI) with a few tablespoons of fun & local flavor thrown in. Click here to listen online!

Also check out Palm Coast Jazz, a podcast I co-host filled with splendid original jazz from Florida musicians! My syndicated show "Kendo's Jazz Sampler" is on hiatus since I've become jazz director at WFCF.

Song titles with an asterisk are "currents" at the time of airplay.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Playlist for 1-14-2020 WFCF - 1974 and 1978!

Now I'm just seeing what I can get away with on the Book of Face haha -
although I suppose there is the remote chance that this is a man's

This week we featured music from the years 1974 and 1978; for no reason whatsoever... other than that some seriously good music happened that I wanted to get to. Hubert Laws, Woody Shaw, Chet Baker, George Coleman, Hampton Hawes, Jack DeJohnette, Art Farmer and Jim Hall and a lot more all put in some very fine sounds in those years. About 1/3 of the selections were "CTI Moments" so they are not noted below. A few new jazz releases also in the mix including Harry Connick Jr and Bill Cunliffe. Thanks to all who joined me and thank you for stopping by! - Kendo

Hour One (1974):

Gerry Mulligan - "K4 Pacific" - Carnegie Hall Concert Vol 2 (1974)

            3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Bennie Maupin - "Ensenada" - The Jewel in the Lotus (1974)

Bill Cunliffe Trio - "Kaua I Ka Huahua'i (We Two in the Spray" - Moon Over Molokai (2018)*

Chet Baker - "Autumn Leaves" - She Was Too Good to Me (1974)
More jazz nudity... re-release of
"In The Beginning"...

Harry Connick Jr. - "In the Still of the Night" - True Love (2019)*

Hubert Laws - "In The Beginning" - In The Beginning (1974)

Jimmy McGriff - "The Blues Train to Georgia" - Main Squeeze (1974)

Hour Two (1978):

Woody Shaw - "In a Capricornian Way" - Stepping Stones (1978)

Chick Corea - "Humpty Dumpty" - The Mad Hatter (1978)

Christina Watson - "Black Coffee" - So This Is Love (2018)*
Is it just me or does Bags look like he's
trying to remind himself about the paycheck?

Eric St-Laurent - "Bliss Station" - Bliss Station (2019)*

Cal Tjader - "Bachi" - Huracan (1978)

George Coleman - "Amsterdam After DarK" - Amsterdam After Dark (1978)

Milt Jackson - "Moonlight Becomes You" - Milt Jackson + Count Basie + The Big Band Vol. 2 (1978)

Hour Three (1974):

           ~ Flagler Footnotes ~

Hubert Laws - "Restoration" - In The Beginning (1974) - The Ride Home!

Hubert Laws - "Airegin" - In The Beginning (1974) 

Bill Evans - "Alfie" - Re: Person I Knew (1974)
Killer set from a killer band...

Hampton Hawes - "Bach" - Northern Windows (1974)

Billy Cobham - "Taurian Matador (revisited)" - Shabazz (1974)

Joe Henderson - "Black Narcissus" - Black Narcissus (1974)

George Benson - "Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams" - Bad Benson (1974)

Hour Four (1978):

Jack DeJohnnette - "Where or Wayne" - New Directions (1978)

Gabor Szabo - "Stormy" - Belsta River (1978)

Weather Report - "The Elders" - Mr. Gone (1978)
I only own a digital copy of this, so this is the
rather crappy image from Amazon. Allmusic
may have overrated this album a smidge...
it's okay.

Jack DeJohnnette - "Dream Stalker" - New Directions (1978)

Art Farmer & Jim Hall - "Big Blues" - Big Blues (1978) 

Gabor Szabo - "24 Carat" - Belsta River (1978)

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