- MONDAY: Edward Petersen and The Test, "The Mission." Camp week begins with a new CD from New Orleans-based tenorman who's also my longtime camp colleague.
- TUESDAY: Chucho Valdés, "Chucho's Steps." Recent release from Cuban piano master, aka "the only star in Irakere who didn't defect."
- WEDNESDAY: David Binney, "The Luxury of Guessing." 1995 release from acclaimed NYC-based altoist/composer.
- THURSDAY: Ben Allison, "Think Free." Tuneful 2009 release from prolific bassist/composer.
- FRIDAY: The debut album from James Farm. It was just played in here a few weeks ago, but well worth the repeat.
- SATURDAY: Stockton Helbing, "Battlestations & Escape Plans." Brand-new CD of originals from amazing drummer who's also one of my camp colleagues.
- SUNDAY: Radiohead, "The King of Limbs." Latest release from band known for its influence on younger jazz musicians.
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Playing This Week in the Kevmobile
Being the week of jazz camp, a few new releases by my colleagues were added into the mix this week, along with the usual collection of new stuff and summer reruns: