And the Hot Box gets to number 85!
This time, a few samples from the Jazz Times’s Top 10 albums of the 1980s, together with a review of the new Palmetto release by baritone and clarinet star Brian Landrus. And the third and final track, never before heard, of the Louis Stewart/Honor Heffernan acoustic session.
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Jazz Times Top 10 albums:
Thelonius Monk: Abide with Me and Epistrophy from the album Monk’s Music
Miles Davis: Blue in Green from the album Kind of Blue
Sonny Rollins: You Don’t Know What love Is from the album Saxophone Colossus
Ella FitzGerald: Drop Me Off In Harlem from the album Ella Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook
Horace Silver; The Preacher from the album Horace Silver & The Jazz Messengers
Louis Stewart and Honor Heffernan: Quiet Nights
Brian Landrus: Canopy of Trees, Tigris and Save The Elephants from the album Red List. The album is dedicated to raising awareness of the imminent loss of many major species on the planet, and proceeds of sale go to Save the Elephant charitable foundation.