Night Train http://kmuw.org en A Final Week Of Music On Prestige Plus Birthdays Of Delfeayo Marsalis, Kevin Mahogany And More http://kmuw.org/post/final-week-music-prestige-plus-birthdays-delfeayo-marsalis-kevin-mahogany-and-more <p><strong>Monday &nbsp;7.28.14</strong></p><p>Night Train marks birthdays of trombonist and producer Delfeayo Marsalis, singer Nnenna Freelon, and vibes player Tommy Kesecker. Plus more music from Prestige – this time from saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins, soul jazz organist Richard ‘Groove’ Holmes, and pianist Red Garland – plus new music from David Fathead Newman with the Tilden Webb Trio, Dave Chamberlain’s Band of Bones, the Fred Hersch Trio, and the Ted Rosenthal Trio with a tribute to Gershwin.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday 7.29.14</strong></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:21:09 +0000 Chris Heim 38124 at http://kmuw.org A Final Week Of Music On Prestige Plus Birthdays Of Delfeayo Marsalis, Kevin Mahogany And More Al DiMeola, Sonny Clark, Janis Siegel & The First Record On Prestige http://kmuw.org/post/al-dimeola-sonny-clark-janis-siegel-first-record-prestige <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday &nbsp;7.21.14</strong></p><p>Night Train marks birthdays of pianist Sonny Clark and singer Helen Merrill; highlights new music from Fareed Haque and Chris Parker, along with a new reissue of the music of Morricone from Enrico Pieranunzi, Joey Baron &amp; Marc Johnson; and features music from Charlie Haden’s Grammy-winning Nocturne album and, in hour two of the show, a special with Charlie Haden in a live performance with &nbsp;Paul Bley.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:13:41 +0000 Chris Heim 37775 at http://kmuw.org Al DiMeola, Sonny Clark, Janis Siegel & The First Record On Prestige Bastille Day, Charlie Haden Tribute, Prestige 65th & Jazz Birthdays On The Night Train http://kmuw.org/post/bastille-day-charlie-haden-tribute-prestige-65th-jazz-birthdays-night-train <p><strong>Monday &nbsp;7.14.14</strong></p><p><strong>SPECIAL:</strong> Night Train teams up with Global Village and Strange Currency to celebrate Bastille Day, the French National Holiday, with music from a wide range of French jazz artists, along with music inspired by and recorded in France.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:08:57 +0000 Chris Heim 37416 at http://kmuw.org Bastille Day, Charlie Haden Tribute, Prestige 65th & Jazz Birthdays On The Night Train Birthdays of Louis Jordan, Joe Zawinul, Bela Fleck and hard bop masters Lee Morgan & Hank Mobley http://kmuw.org/post/birthdays-louis-jordan-joe-zawinul-bela-fleck-and-hard-bop-masters-lee-morgan-hank-mobley <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday &nbsp;7.7.14</strong></p><p>Night Train marks birthdays of jazz fusion great Joe Zawinul, hard bop tenor master Hank Mobley, and Prestige recording artist, guitarist Tiny Grimes. The July Prestige feature continues in hour two with a Jazz Profiles special devoted to one of the giants of the label, Gene Ammons. Plus new music from pianist Fred Hersch, guitarist Steve Khan, and a newly released concert set featuring David ‘Fathead’ Newman.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday &nbsp;7.8.14</strong></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:18:16 +0000 Chris Heim 37111 at http://kmuw.org Birthdays of Louis Jordan, Joe Zawinul, Bela Fleck and hard bop masters Lee Morgan & Hank Mobley Night Train Top 40 Albums of June 2014 http://kmuw.org/post/night-train-top-40-albums-june-2014 <p></p><div><div style="direction:ltr; font-family:Arial; color:#000000; font-size:10pt"><p class="x_MsoNormal"><u><span style="">NIGHT TRAIN - TOP 40 June <span style=""> &nbsp;</span>2014</span></u></p><p class="x_MsoNormal" style="margin-left:0in; text-indent:0in"><span style=""><span style="">1.<span style="font:7.0pt &quot;Times New Roman&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><span style="">Larry Goldings, Peter Bernstein, Bill Stewart - Ramshackle Serenade (Pirouet)</span></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:27:38 +0000 Chris Heim 36916 at http://kmuw.org Night Train Top 40 Albums of June 2014 July Feature for Prestige Records’ 65th, Ahmad Jamal’s Birthday & the New NEA Jazz Masters http://kmuw.org/post/july-feature-prestige-records-65th-ahmad-jamal-s-birthday-new-nea-jazz-masters <p><strong>Monday 6.30.14</strong></p><p>Night Train wraps up the June Blue Note feature, including music from one of the label’s most adventurous artists – pianist and composer Andrew Hill, who was born on this date. In hour two of the show, it’s a special encore presentation of Piano Jazz with Andrew Hill as the featured guest. Night Train also kicks off a weeklong salute to the newly named 2015 NEA Jazz Masters with music from George Coleman and highlights new music from the Roberto Magris Septet and Chris Parker.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday 7.1.14</strong></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:27:25 +0000 Chris Heim 36718 at http://kmuw.org July Feature for Prestige Records’ 65th, Ahmad Jamal’s Birthday & the New NEA Jazz Masters Remembering Horace Silver & Birthday Celebrations for Joe Chambers, Reggie Workman and Joey Baron http://kmuw.org/post/remembering-horace-silver-birthday-celebrations-joe-chambers-reggie-workman-and-joey-baron <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday 6.23.14</strong></p><p>In a special edition of the show, Night Train pays tribute to legendary jazz pianist and composer Horace Silver, who passed away last week at the age of 85. In hour one of the show, music from throughout Horace Silver’s long career and covers of some of his classic songs.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:46:49 +0000 Chris Heim 36356 at http://kmuw.org Remembering Horace Silver & Birthday Celebrations for Joe Chambers, Reggie Workman and Joey Baron Blue Note Hits & One-Hit Wonders, New Tribute Albums & Billy Drummond’s Birthday http://kmuw.org/post/blue-note-hits-one-hit-wonders-new-tribute-albums-billy-drummond-s-birthday <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday 6.16.14</strong></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:00:09 +0000 Chris Heim 36002 at http://kmuw.org Blue Note Hits & One-Hit Wonders, New Tribute Albums & Billy Drummond’s Birthday Birthdays of Cole Porter, Chick Corea, Les Paul, Bernard Purdie and more http://kmuw.org/post/birthdays-cole-porter-chick-corea-les-paul-bernard-purdie-and-more <p><strong>Monday 6.9.14</strong></p><p>Night Train highlights more music from the Blue Note label to mark the 75<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the acclaimed jazz label, and marks birthdays of songwriter Cole Porter, guitarist Les Paul, and pianist Kenny Barron (including a performance from Kenny Barron at the Savannah Music Festival in hour two of the show). Plus new music from Rene Marie, Lisa Ferraro, and the High Note Beatles Jazz Tribute compilation.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Tuesday 6.10.14</strong></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:14:15 +0000 Chris Heim 35656 at http://kmuw.org Birthdays of Cole Porter, Chick Corea, Les Paul, Bernard Purdie and more May Top 40 Recap on the Night Train http://kmuw.org/post/may-top-40-recap-night-train <p><strong>NIGHT TRAIN - TOP 40 May 2014</strong></p><p>1.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Craig Handy &amp; 2nd Line Smith (OKeh)</p><p>2.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express - Vol. 2: The River Rolls On (Motema)</p><p>3.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Tim Hegarty - Tribute (Miles High)</p><p>4.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Fareed Haque - Trance Hypothesis (Delmark)</p><p>5.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Janice Borla Group - Promises to Burn (Tallgrass)</p><p>6.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Anton Schwartz - Flash Mob (Anton Jazz)</p><p>7.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dave Stryker - Eight Track (Strikezone)</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:28:30 +0000 Chris Heim 35343 at http://kmuw.org May Top 40 Recap on the Night Train