Jazz Flavours playlist for June 4, 2008

My featured artist was pianist Rachel Z, and for the “two takes on one track” I featured contrasting versions of Paul Desmond’s composition Take Five by Acoustic Alchemy and Aziza Mustafa Zadeh. You can listen again any time til July 16, 2008, or so.

Hour 1

Clifford Gilberto
The 10th Victim (excerpt)
Xen Cuts (Ninja Tune) 2000

Christian McBride
Summer Soft
A Family Affair (Verve) 1998

Heavy Shift
90° In the Shade
Unchain Your Mind (China) 1994

Rachel Z
Room of One’s Own
Room of One’s Own (NYC) 1996

Vertú (Sony) 1999

Tania Maria
No Comment (TKM) 1995

Solar Plexus
Messages From The Hub (Kudos) 1999

Erik Truffaz
Miss Kaba
Arkhangelsk (Blue Note) 2007

Rachel Z Trio
On The Milky Way Express
On The Milky Way Express (Tone Center) 2000

Take 6
4 Miles
Join The Band (Reprise) 1994

Hour 2

Larry Coryell
Good Citizen Swallow
Tricycles (In+Out) 2003

Brad Mehldau Trio
August Ending
House on Hill (Nonesuch) 2006

Rachel Z Trio
Chinese Cafe
Moon At The Window: Piano Impressions of Joni (Tone Center) 2002

Ian Shaw
A Case Of You
Drawn To All Things: Songs of Joni Mitchell (Linn) 2006

Mint Condition
U Send Me Swinging
From The Mint Factory (Perspective) 1993

Brecker Brothers
On the Backside (excerpt)
Return of the Brecker Brothers (GRP) 1992

Acoustic Alchemy
Take Five
Reference Point (GRP) 1990

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh
Take Five
Jazziza (Columbia) 1997

Michael Brecker
Five Months From Midnight
Pilgrimage (Wa) 2007

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