The Hot Box #075 - Milestones

The Hot Box number 75!

What’s in it this time? We have tried to be quite noisy in celebration of our 75th edition - a “milestone”.

The celebration starts with the Chuck Owen Jazz Surge with more from Lonnie Smith, Eddie Daniels, The Big Phat Band, and Steve Slagle throughout the show.

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Track Listing for The Hot Box #075

  1. Chelsea Shuffle: Chuck Owen Jazz Surge from the new album Within Us

  2. Willow Weep for Me: Lonnie Smith Trio from the album Jungle Soul

  3. Loro: Eddie Daniels from the album Heart of Brazil

  4. Sing Sang Sung: The Big Phat Band of Gordon Goodwin from their album Swingin’ For the Fences

  5. Milestones: from the Chuck Owen album Within Us

  6. Major In Come: Steve Slagle from his album Dedication

  7. Think!: Lonnie Smith from the 1968 album Think!

  8. Charcoal Blues: Steve Slagle with Dave Stryker from the album Dedication

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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