Playlist – 30 August 2012

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.

  1. Donald Byrd – Cantaloupe Island
  2. Cuban Roots – Just Another Guajira
  3. Pharoah Sanders – Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt
  4. The Don Rendell/Ian Carr Quintet – Prayer
  5. Dexter Gordon – Tanya
  6. Jimmy Heath – Alkebu-Lan ( Land of the Blacks)
  7. Gil Scott-Heron – Lady Day and John Coltrane
  8. Soul Jazz Orchestra- Consecration
  9. Jessica Lauren – The Name of Fela Will Always Stand for Freedom
  10. Kenny Garrett – Boogety Boogety

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