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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show


Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Aug 29, 2013

For my money, the greatest four days of the jazz year come every Labor Day weekend, and the People of Detroit roll out the red carpet and put on a blowout jazz festival that rivals any in the world this year will be no exception with a killer lineup to keep you running from stage to stage to stage….

Podcast 373 gives you just a taste of what the music might sound like, with an hour plus of music from just a few of the great players you can see in the Motor City, including:

Kariem Riggens – “From Detroit/Belle Isle” from Alone Together.

Mack Avenue Superband - “Liberty Avenue Stroll” from Live from The Detroit Jazz Festival –  2012.

Mc Coy Tyner – “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes” from McCoyTyner with Stanley Clarke and Al Foster.

Eddie Daniels & Roger Kellaway – “In a Mellow Tone” from Duke at the Roadhouse – Live in Santa Fe

Joshua Redman – “Stop This Train” from Walking Shadows.

JD Allen – “Luke Sky Walker” from Grace.

Yellowjackets – “I Knew His Father” from A Rise in the Road

Warren Wolf – “Things Were Done Yesterday” from Wolfgang.

John Scofield – “Boogie Stupid” from Überjam Deux.

Geri Allen featuring Marcus Belgrave – “The Smart Set” from Grand River Crossings – Motown & Motor City

Trio de Paz – “Seven Steps to Heaven” from Somewhere.

Gregory Porter – “Hey Laura” from Liquid Spirit.

Danilo Perez – “Daniela's Chronicles” from Providencia