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Bill Frisell Trio

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Renowned guitarist Bill Frisell and his longstanding trio features bassist Tony Scherr and drummer Kenny Wollerson. Frisell's career spans more than 25 years and his projects have explored American music ranging from country to folk to blues to jazz, as well as Brazilian, Greek, and Malian music. He has also composed and performed soundtrack music for feature film, radio, and television.

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Don Byron's Ivey Divey

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Clarinetist Don Byron has demonstrated some traditional jazz roots and explored the Latin and Afro-Cuban legacies. Now, with Ivey-Divey, Byron consolidates it all into a recording that tells of the music's past, present, and possible future all in one.

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James Moody

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

For over six decades, saxophone master James Moody has serenaded lovers with his signature song Moody's Mood for Love, an improvisation on the chord progressions of I'm in the Mood for Love. Whether Moody is playing the soprano, alto, tenro, or flute, he does so with deep resonance and wit.

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Christian Scott Band

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

One of the brightest jazz stars to emerge in the last few years is trumpeter Christian Scott. He makes his Concord Jazz debut with "Rewind That", arguably the most remarkable premiere the genre has seen in the last decade. Instead of re-treading bebop the way so-called young lions did in the early 1990s, Scott delivers a smart, grooved, and plugged-in set of tunes with his electric sextet.

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Harry Allen Quartet

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Tenor Saxophonist Harry Allen has over twenty recordings to his name. Three of Allen's CDs have won Gold Disc Awards and his CD "Tenors Anyone?" won both the Gold Disc Award and the New Star Award. Allen has toured the United States, Europe, and the Far East.

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Geri Allen Trio

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Geri Allen is perhaps the most celebrated jazz pianist of her generation with a fleet, unforced technique and the ability to move from tender to hard as nails as the mood requires.

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Hypnotic Clambake

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Hypnotic Clambake is originally from Boston, MA. Their music combines a multitude of musical stylings and elements into a cohesive mixture of swirling, infectiously danceable music. Hypnotic Clambake has released five studio CDs and a live CD.

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Jeff Riales

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Born in Memphis, TN and currently living in Rochester, NY Jeff Riales has been writing and performing music since grade school. His self-taught style on the guitar and piano are as unique as the songs he creates.

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Watkins and The Rapiers

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Watkins and the Rapiers is a seven member neo-folk-rock band that the Democrat and Chronicle has hailed as "one of Rochester's finest bands." Formed in 1996, the band has launched three CDs. The first two CDs incorporate Cajun, country, rock, jug band, reggae, swing and polkas. The third CD, launched in the fall of 2006 was a Christmas CD set.

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Connie Deming

First Air Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2008 (All day)

Rochester music critic Jeff Spevak calls Connie Deming "one of Rochester's undiscovered gems". Deming writes and sings with a pop sensibility deeply rooted in American music. Her performing career has stretched across Europe and America, playing coffeehouses and clubs from Plymouth to San Francisco. Her "Flights of Fancy" album reflects her sensitivity to the human condition.

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