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New Music: Turn Up The Quiet By Diana Krall (VIDEO)

Apr 28, 2017

Five time Grammy-winning Jazz Vocalist, Diana Krall is back with a new record on Verve, Turn Up The Quiet. She works out the American Songbook and is produced by fellow Grammy-winner Tommy Lipuma. This new effort features more Jazz standards and, fewer Pop and Rock covers that she's favored on recent records. You can hear cuts from Turn Up The Quiet at various times on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.  For more about Dianna Krall, click here.

New Music: Rebirth By Billy Childs

Apr 18, 2017
Mack Avenue Records

Billy Childs is a prolific pianist, composer and arranger of Jazz in its many variations going back to 1982 (on record).  He has worked with an amazing list of musicians, going back to J. J. Johnson and Freddie Hubbard. On his new release on Mack Avenue Records, Rebirth, Childs strips things down and plays most cuts on the record as part of a quartet, explicitly acknowledging his bebop roots. You can hear cuts from Rebirth on Jazz 91.9 WCLK on Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

A new re-release on Concord Music Group/Fantasy records, On A Monday Evening, offers Jazz fans a rare treat: an unreleased concert recording of The Bill Evans Trio, featuring Eddie Gomez and Eliot Zigmund. Captured live at Union Theater in  Madison, Wisconsin on Monday, November 15, 1976, this recording finds Evans at the top of his game.  The recording features performances that includes both contemporary compositions from that era, as well as his longstanding signature tunes.   You can hear cuts from On A Monday Evening on WCLK HD 2 Mainstream and on Serenade To The City,  Monday through Friday 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

New Music: Prototype By Jeff Lorber Fusion

Mar 16, 2017

Legendary Jazz Fusion Keyboardist, Jeff Lorber has his 20th album out on Shanachie Entertainment, Prototype. The record includes original songs and a lineup including Jimmy Haslip and Andy Snitzer; and, Lorber's Fourplay bandmates Nathan East and Chuck Loeb.  You can hear cuts from Prototype on Jazz 91.9 WCLK at various times in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

New Music: #knowingishalfthebattle By Orrin Evans

Mar 8, 2017

Pianist Orrin Evans has been playing on and making Jazz records since 1995.  Among others, he's studied under Kenny Barron.  On his 26 record #knowingishalfthebattle, Evans is joined by fellow Philadelphia natives Kevin Eubanks and Kurt Rosenwinkle for Straight-Ahead Jazz sounds that also nods to Electronica at times.

You can hear select cuts from #knowingishalfthebattle on Jazz 91.9 WCLK during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m. You can learn more about Orrin Evans by clicking here.

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