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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.

Jun 30, 2017

There will be no podcasts posted for the next few weeks, as Nancy and I head “across the pond” to England for a much needed change of scene. 

The British jazz scene has more than its share of history and current artists of note. Some may be obvious to you, while others less so. So, what better way to kick off my vacation than giving you an hour plus of music from jazz artists hailing from the UK? The sound varies wildly from the straight ahead of Marian McPartland to the traditional of Tubby Hayes' big band to the Hip-Hop-tinged tunes of Courtney Pine. Selections include:

Dudley Moore Trio – “Chimes”

Dave Holland Quartet – “Go Fly a Kite”

Jamie Cullum – “High & Dry” (live version)

John McLaughlin – ‘The Dark Prince”

John Dankworth – “The Artful Dodger”

Cleo Laine – “Sign No More Ladies”

Marian McPartland – “It’s So Peaceful in the Country”

Tubby Hayes Orchestra - "Song for a Sad Lady"

Courtney Pine – “Modern Day Jazz”

Barb Jungr - "Tomorrow is a Long Time"

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