This is where I normally post the list of new jazz releases that I played last night on Saturday Night Jazz. However, the server that kmhd.org resides on was down most of the day yesterday and so I wasn’t able to post the entire playlist there the way I normally do. So this list is going to be the whole shebang, with new releases indicated by “[NEW RELEASE]” appearing after the label name. This is the same convention I used to indicate new releases when we were using MHCC’s playlist program, so it should look familiar to you if you’ve been listening for a while.

We’re in the middle of our fall membership drive, and I want to thank everyone who called KMHD’s special toll-free member hotline during my show and made a contribution! You folks are great!

KMHD’s web site was down most of the day yesterday, server issues, but it’s back up and running today. If you live outside the USA and would like to make a contribution to help keep KMHD on the air, please go to kmhd.org and click the “CONTRIBUTE NOW” icon! 🙂 (And if you want to mention Saturday Night Jazz in the comments section, that would be nice too. Heh.)


6:05 Roomful Of Blues / Albie’s Boogie / Dressed Up To Get Messed Up / Varrick Records
6:10 Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Intermission Riff / The Best Of Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis / Prestige
6:18 Louie Bellson-Clark Terry / State Street Swing / Louie & Clark Expedition 2 / Percussion Power
6:23 John Beasley / Black Thunder / Positootly! / Resonance [NEW RELEASE]
6:30 Alvin Queen / Cape Verdean Blues / Mighty Long Way / JustinTime [NEW RELEASE]
6:38 The Aggregation / Groove’s Mood / Groove’s Mood / EddieAllenNet [NEW RELEASE]
6:44 Jim Snidero / One For You / Crossfire / Savant [NEW RELEASE]
6:54 J.J. Johnson / Blue Train / Heroes / Verve

7:00 Jimmy McGriff & Hank Crawford / Movin’ Upside The Blues / Blues Groove / Telarc
7:05 Jackie McLean / Song For My Queen / The Jackie Mac Attack Live / Verve
7:16 Teddy Edwards & Houston Person / Lester Leaps In / Horn To Horn / Muse
7:24 Bug / Dark Matter / Gadfly / Origin [NEW RELEASE]
7:30 Steve Hall / Po’ Boy Sandwich / Crescent City Rebirth / Moovealong [NEW RELEASE]
7:38 Towner Gallagher / April 28th / Courageous Hearts / TownerGallagherMusic [NEW RELEASE]
7:42 Sunna Gunnlaugs / Upon Heaven’s Blue Bow / Songs From Iceland / Sunny Sky Records [NEW RELEASE]
7:48 Armand Boatman / Limehouse Blues / Bebop Revolution / Armand Boatman Music
7:52 Paul Desmond / Theme From M*A*S*H* / Pure Desmond / CBS
7:57 The Ray Brown Trio With Ralph Moore / Quasimodo / More Makes 4 / Concord

8:00 Freddie Hubbard / Red Clay (live) / Red Clay / Legacy
8:19 Al Grey / S.W.B. Blues / Centerpiece: Live At The Blue Note / Telarc
8:26 Houston Person / Who Can I Turn To? / Mellow / HighNote [NEW RELEASE]
8:31 Eric Alexander / You Must Believe In Spring / Revival Of The Fittest / HighNote [NEW RELEASE]
8:42 McCoy Tyner / Blues For Jeff / Live From SanFrancisco / HalfNote [NEW RELEASE]
8:46 Keith Oxman / All Dudes / Doing All Right / Capri Records [NEW RELEASE]
8:50 Charlie Parker / Back Home Blues / Swedish Schapps + / Verve

There you have my complette playlist for last night’s show, including TWELVE new releases!

If you have any questions or comments, please either post it as a comment here or send me an email to saturdaynightjazz at yahoo dot com.

About the show:

Saturday Night Jazz is a three hour program of REAL jazz music (and a little blues too) broadcast on 89.1 FM, KMHD and streamed live on the web at kmhd.org. Every hour I play 20 to 25 minutes of new jazz releases, beginning at approximately 22 minutes into the hour. The rest of each hour is devoted to bringing you the best older jazz… “older” in this case meaning anything that is no longer “new”. One minute you might hear David Sanborn from last year’s hit CD “Here And Gone”; the next minute you might hear a classic Coltrane track from the 1950’s. I play mostly up-beat instrumental music insterspersed with a few vocals. Saturday night is for feeling good and having fun, and Saturday Night Jazz strives to present the kind of music that will help you achieve that.

What you will NOT hear on Saturday Night Jazz (or on any KMHD programming) is so-called “smooth jazz”. Pretty much anything else is fair game though!

To see my complete playlist for last night’s show, or any previous show, for that matter, head on over to kmhd.org and click on the “Playlists” link.

About KMHD:

Jazz Radio 89.1 FM KMHD was founded in 1984 on the campus of Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon. MHCC still owns the FCC license, but since August 10, 2009 the station has operated under a partnership between the college and Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB). An all volunteer on-air staff of nearly 40 jazz and blues lovers present the music, supported by the highly professional staff of OPB.

KMHD is the ONLY full time jazz and blues station in the Portland metropolitan area. Besides being available in a large area of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington at 89.1 FM on the radio dial, KMHD also streams live on the Internet 24/7 at kmhd.org.

THANK YOU for your support, and for listening to Saturday Night Jazz on KMHD!

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