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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.

50 Years Ago Today: Gordon Gives Us "Go!"

Aug 27, 2012

Dexter Gordon had been recording his soulful saxophone stylings for almost fifteen years when he signed a contract with Blue Note Records. He had largely been forgotten at that point, and few could foresee that he would record and release an amazing six albums of classic material in three years, beginning in 1961.

Fifty...


Aug 27, 2012

A new CD from Brazilian singer Luciana Souza is always good news. Two new CDs on the same day is reason to celebrate. For ten years Ms. Souza has been releasing CDs as a leader, earning four Grammy-nominations (Brazilian Duos, North and South, Duos II, and Tide). She has also been widely in demand by other artists, most...