Jazz Connection playlist 26 November
Here's what I played on the Jazz Connection on Monday 26 November on Radio Cardiff 98.7 FM:Ella Fitzgerald – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Dave Stapleton Quintet – Out of Focus
Joshua Redman – Cat Battles
Soil & Pimp Sessions - AIE
John Etheridge – Moreover
Heavy Quartet – Skaface
Brad Mehldau – When It Rains
Burum – Alawon
Eliane Elias - Waltz For Debby
Amsterdam Klezmer Band – Sagadora Hot Dub
Dave Stapleton was my special guest and chose the tracks by Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau.
The next show will be in two weeks time on Monday 12 December at 8pm - keep sending your CDs and gig info for use on the show.
Jazz Connection playlist 12 November
Here's the playlist for the Jazz Connection on Monday 12 November on Radio Cardiff 98.7 FM:Jazz Jamaica – Ball of FireJim Barber Trio – TachycardiaHerbie Hancock/Tina Turner – Edith and the KingpinCourtney Pine – Right OnPaula Gardiner – Urban Paradise?Manfred Mann – All Your LoveDuke Pearson – The FakirJose James – Park Bench PeopleWeekend – The View From Her RoomMoishe's Bagel – A Nakht in Gan EydnDominic Norcross Quartet – Fly Me To The MoonAll being well, I'll be back live in the studio for the next show on November 26 - keep sending me your CDs and gig info.
George Melly's Last Stand
The digital channel BBC Four is screening a one-hour documentary about the late George Melly's final tour next Wednesday 7 November at 9pm.
George Melly's Last Stand follows the jazz legend and his wife Diana on the tour, including his final performance at a benefit gig at London's 100 Club, where his career began 60 years earlier.
Jazz 4 Jed: Dave O'Higgins in for Peter King
Cardiff Jazz Society says that due to sudden poor health, Peter King has had to drop out of the Jazz 4 Jed festival.The Dave O'Higgins Quartet will take his place at Cafe Jazz on Thursday 8 November, the opening night of the festival.The gig starts at 8.45pm with tickets priced at £8, concessions £6 or a restaurant/music package at £15.95. See www.jazz4jed.org.uk for full details of four days of gigs and workshops in memory of the late Jed Williams.I've also given it a write up on the BBC South East Wales website