Another show from Derek featuring some old favourites and more from newer releases too. Music included Donald Byrd’s take on a Herbie Hancock classic, an extended spiritual jazz classic from Pharoah Sanders and one of the late Gil Scott-Heron’s finest compositions, Lady Day and John Coltrane.
New music was represented by Jessica Lauren and Kenny Garrett both of whom have new albums well worth checking out.
- Donald Byrd – Cantaloupe Island
- Cuban Roots – Just Another Guajira
- Pharoah Sanders – Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt
- The Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet – Prayer
- Dexter Gordon – Tanya
- Jimmy Heath – Alkebu-Lan ( Land of the Blacks)
- Gil Scott-Heron – Lady Day and John Coltrane
- Soul Jazz Orchestra- Consecration
- Jessica Lauren – The Name of Fela Will Always Stand for Freedom
- Kenny Garrett – Boogety Boogety