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Here are the jazz new releases I played last night on Saturday Night Jazz. Times given are Pacific Time.

TIME / ARTIST / SONG / ALBUM / LABEL

6:25 The Dave Leonhardt Trio / Fire And Rain / Explorations / Big Bang Records
6:30 Noah Peterson / It’s A Bossa Thing / Duos & Trios / Peterson Entertainment
6:37 James Moody / Stablemates / Moody 4A / IPO Recordings/
6:43 2009 Jazz Band And Combo / Take Five / 2nd Time Around / Sea Breeze

7:24 Brian Bromberg / It Is What It Is / It Is What It Is / Artistry
7:29 Sunna Gunnlaugs / Come Into My Cabin / Songs From Iceland / Sunny Sky Records
7:36 Jack Cortner Big Band / a la Mode / Sound Check / Jazzed Media
7:41 Diane Landry / What A Difference A Day Makes / It’s A Lovely Day / JazzMaDi

8:22 Steve Hall / The Day Before / Crescent City Rebirth / Moovealong
8:25 Chris Hunter / Too High / Bopcity / CBJ Records
8:31 Jackie Ryan / Get Rid Of Monday / Doozy / Open Art Productions
8:38 Joel Frahm & Bruce Katz / Maybe I’m A Fool / Project A / Anzic Records
8:44 Frank Sinatra / My Kind Of Town / Sinatra: New York / Frank Sinatra Enterprises

There you have it: THIRTEEN new releases this week!

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!