The Hot Box #059 – Celebrations

In this episode of the Hot Box we celebrate the life of Jimmy Cobb who died last month aged 91, and legendary pianist McCoy Tyner who recently passed away. We also sample three new albums (*), two of which have diverse Irish interest!

Arboreal - Carole Nelson Trio
Emerald - Markus Strothmann

Inspired by his Irish roots, Markus instilled his compositions with an intriguing Celtic flavour. The deep atmosphere of his music evokes images of the rough Irish Sea, massive coastal lines and distant landscapes. Emerald Green. 

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Track Listing for The Hot Box #059 – Celebrations

# Artist Track Title Time
01 Michel Camilo One More Once 00:00
02 Dave Stryker & WDR Big Band Blues Strut 01:53
03 Wes Montgomery Cariba 09:56
04 Miles Davis So What 21:08
05 McCoy Tyner Blues on the Corner 31:20
06 Tarik Hassan Yalla! 38:20
07 Markus Strothmann Old Head 44:45
08 Jimmy Cobb Quartet You and the Night and the Music 51:14
09 John Coltrane Quartet Naima 57:23
10 Bobby Timmons Trio Dat Dere 1:02:03


Donald Helme
Author: Donald Helme
Donald presented Jazz Alley, Ireland’s number one jazz show, on RTE Lyric FM from the station’s first week on air until the end of 2015. “I am not a musician, and have never pretended to be anything other than a lifetime fan with loads of experience and hopefully, good ears.”
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