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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.

Mads Tolling is a two time Grammy-winning violinist who brings back some of the best loved TV and other optimistic music of the 1960s on his new release Playing the 60s. In addition to his quartet, Tolling welcomes guest musicians including:   Stanley Clarke, Kenny Washington and Kalil Wilson.  You can hear cuts from Playing the 60s 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.

New Music: Around The Horn By Rick Braun

Feb 20, 2017

Contemporary Jazz Trumpet Player, Rick Braun has a new record out on Shanachie, Around The Horn.   Braun is a mainstay on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK.  He stopped by our studios when he was in town recently.   Around The Horn features special guests Peter White and Lindsey Webster.  The record includes Braun's interpretations of songs from Selena Gomez, Coldplay and Alicia Keys, along with original songs.  You can hear cuts from Around The Horn at various times on WCLK in particular on Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m.

New Music: Life Of A Dreamer By Yonrico Scott

Feb 5, 2017
Blue Canoe Records

Yonrico Scott is a drummer, songwriter, record producer and visual artist who has kept the beat for a wide range of artists, even winning a Grammy Award during his longtime stint in the Derek Trucks Band.  Jazz 91.9 WCLK has played Atlanta-based Scott's Jazz records throughout his recording career.

NEW MUSIC: Soul Eyes By Kandace Springs

Jan 29, 2017
Mathieu Bitton

Twenty seven year old Nashville born Singer, Songwriter and Pianist, Kandace Springs counts among her influences and, inspirations such performers as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Roberta Flack and Norah Jones.  On her Blue Note debut Soul Eyes, Springs charts a course all her own.  The album features her alto vocal range, her own compositions and, a spacious sound that melds both Jazz and her Nashville upbringing.  You can hear cuts from  Soul Eyes on Jazz 91.9 WCLK  during Serenade To The City, Monday through Fridays from 10:00 p.m.

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