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A nice mix of sounds today. Classic and new.

Xenia Rubinos just released a new album Black Terry Cat – and she’ll be playing in Richmond this coming Thursday Dec 8 at Strange Matter.

Tune in to WRIR at 7pm Sunday for “If Music Could Talk” to hear some of Xenia’s music and an interview.

Watch her 360 degree video for the song “See Them” Here



Happy Holiday Season. We will be including sounds of the times in our show today. Hope that you enjoy. R.I.P. for the great New Orleans Saxophonist, Herb Hardesty who passed yesterday.

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK INCLUDE: Jim Hall, Dave Brubeck, Jimmy Smith, Jimmy Owens, Donald Byrd, Diane Schuur, Ray Nance,
Eddie Gladden, Frankie Dunlop and Bob Cranshaw.

Hour # 1

Horace Silver/We’ve Got Silver @ Six/Hard Bop Grandpop/Impulse/1996
Aguanko/Sleigh Ride/Latin Jazz Christmas in Havana/Aguanko Music/2015
Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra/Walt’s Barbershop/Basically Baker Vol. 2/Patois/2016
Charenee Wade/Home Is Where The Hatred Is/Offering/Motema/2015
Larry Corban/I Should Care/Corban Nation/Nabroc Records/2016
Dan Pratt/New Day/Hymn For The Happy Man/Same Island Music/2016
Davis Friesen/Whetstone/Triple Exposure/Origin/2016
Donald Edwards/Incantation/Prelude to Real Life/Criss Cross/2016
Mamutrio/Triads/Primal Existence/Origin/2016
Bill Cunliffe/ Happy/Playground Swing/Metre Records/2016
Jim Riggs-Stefan Karlsson/All The Way/Texas Times/Seafair Bolo/2016

HOUR # 2

Kenny Burrell/Soulero/Live @ Catalina’s/High Note/2016
Chris Hazelton/Retlemecaf/Soul Jazz Fridays/Sunflower Soul Records/2016
Kurt Elling/Sing A Christmas Carol/The Beautiful Day/Okeh/2016
Jeff Richman/Hangtown/Sizzle/Nefer Records/2016
The NOLA Players/Christmas in New Orleans/Christmastime in New Orleans/Verve/2016
Kristin Korb/Midnight Sun/Beyond The Moon/Double K Music/2016
Claire Fischer Latin Jazz Big Band/Rockin’ In Rhythm/Intenso/Clavo Records/2016
Bill Molenhof/Blame It On My Youth/Jazz Winds Of Patagonia/Bill-Mol Music/2015
Ark Ovrutski Quintet/Brasilian Carnival/Sounds OF Brasil/AOM Corp/2015
Alex Levine Quartet/Ignorance/Towards The Center/Outside In Music/2016


Top of the morning to all. We are now in the Holiday Season, and have included some seasonal music in the show today. En joy.

Hour # 1

Frank Carlberg Large Ensemble/Sphere/Monk Dreams/Red Planet Records/2016
Jazz Disney/When You Wish Upon A Star/Jazz Disney/Verve/2016
Chris Cheek/String Finger/Saturday Song/Sunnyside/2015
The Chris Thomas Band/Come Fly With Me/CTB/2016
Planet D Nonet//I’m Checking Out/A Salute to Strayhorn/Detroit Music Factory/2016
Lucy Smith Quartet/Do You Hear What I Hear/Singing Christmas/Living Muse/2016
Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra/Mercy,Mercy,Mercy/Heaven Help Us All/Shanti Records/2016
John Moulder/Farther Reaches/Earthborn Tales/Origin/2016
Jeff Collins/Medley/The Keys To Christmas/Crossroads/2016
George Burton/In Places/The Truth of What I Am/Inner Circle Music/2016
Gabriel Espinosa/The Look Of Love/Songs Of Bacharach/Zoho/2016

HOUR # 2

Wallace Roney/Clair de Lune/A Place In Time/High Note/2016
Katina Yamaoka/I Wish You Love/Gone/One Trick Dog/2016
Gene Ess//Upward and Onward/Absurdist Theater/SIMP Records/2016
Gordon Goodwin/A Christmas Carol/Wrap This/Music of Content/2016
Jason Marsalis/Symphony in Riffs/Make America Great Again/Troubadour Jass/2016
Clay Giberson/Highwire/Pastures/Origin/2016
Will Bonness/Puddles/Halcyon/MFM/2015
Charles Lazarus/Christmas Time Is Here/A Merry & Bright/2013
Soul Basement/Love Will Find You/What We Leave Behind/ITI Records/2016



This week was crazy full of ups and downs but a blessing anyway. Thank yall for listening and enjoying the show.

Artist – Song – Album – Year

  1. Childish Gambino – Redbone – Awaken, My Love – 2016
  2. 6LACK – PRBLMS – FREE 6LACK – 2016
  3. Blu & Union Analogtronics – Weekend – Cheetah in the City – 2016
  4. Common – Pyramids – Black America Again – 2016
  5.  Outkast – Chonkyfire – Aquemini – 1998
  6. NxWxrries – Get Bigger / Do U Luv – Yes Lawd! – 2016
  7. A Tribe Called Quest – Dis Generation – We Got It From Here, Thank You for Your Service – 2016
  8. Nappy Roots feat. Anthony Hamilton – Po’ Folks – Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz – 2002
  9. Gucci Mane feat. Lil Wayne – Oh Lord – 2016
  10. Travis Scott feat. Kendrick Lamar – Goosebumps – Bird in the Trap Sing McKnight – 2016
  11. SiR – Tricky – HER – 2016
  12. Danny Brown – Tell Me What I Don’t Know – Atrocity Exhibition – 2016
  13. Ella Mai – Who Knew – CHANGE EP – 2016
  14. Ashanti feat. Ja Rule – Helpless – The Hamilton Mixtape – 2016
  15. John Legend feat. Miguel – Overload – Darkness and Light – 2016
  16. Sampha – Without – Duel EP – 2013
  17. Brandy – I Wanna Be Down – Brandy – 1994
  18. Omen feat. J. Cole – Things Change – Elephant Eyes – 2015
  19. Goldlink – Dark Skin Women – And After That, We Didn’t Talk – 2015
  20. Res – Golden Boys – How I Do – 2001
  21. Sa-Ra feat. Rozzi Daime – So Special – The Hollywood Recordings – 2007
  22. Case – Touch Me, Tease Me – Case – 1996
  23. H.E.R. – U – H.E.R. Vol. 1 – 2016
  24. Sean C. Johnson – Melodies From Heaven – CIRCA 1993 – 2015

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