The Hot Box #089 – All New Recordings

Tracks this time are exclusively (well almost) from brand shiny new albums. The exception sadly is another of those remembrance pieces, this time for the singer Tina May who died earlier this year.

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Track list for The Hot Box 089 – All New Recordings

  1. Part 3: Keith Jarrett :solo piano from the new ECM album Bordeaux Concert.
  2. On Green Dolphin Street: The Randy Brecker Band “Live at the Fabrik”
  3. Upside Downside: The Michael Brecker Band “Live at the Fabrik” from the double album Live at the Fabrik.
  4. Signed Sealed and Delivered: Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Ronnie Cuber with the WDR Big Band from the album Center Stage
  5. Wind Rose Goddess: Connie Han from the album Secrets of Inanna on the Mack Avenue label
  6. Swinging the Night Away: Tina May and Ray Bryant (Tina May 1961 - 2022)
  7. Child’s Song: Fred Hesch and Enrico Rava from the ECM album The Song is You
  8. Remembering:  Joey Alexander from the Mack Avenue album Origin  

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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