Welcome to the latest Courtney Pine Global Podcast Bitesize Edition! A coffee break’s worth of cool jazzy vibes to wet your appetite for the full show. Commercial free, and hand-picked by Courtney for a vibrant, and soulful listen! This wk a reggae summit, the best blues swing EVER plus an American Songbook classic! The feel good keeps a-buildin’ & a-flowin’ folks! Get Courtney’s Bitesize on repeat and trust us this is the only medicine you’ll need this wk! #musicistheanswer!!
1 Steve Turre – Don D. (Turre) – Generations SMOKE Tr3 – Steve Turre tb Andy Bassford gtr Derrick Barnett bs Karl Wright dr Trevor Watkiss keys Wallace Roney Jr tpt Emilio Modeste tir
A tribute to the legendary Skatalites trombonist Don Drummond, Turre convened a reggae summit meeting.“There’s a balance between youth and age,” Turre says, “Age brings wisdom and knowledge, and youth brings enthusiasm and energy. Playing with each of them stretches me in a different way. The elders stretch me in ways of wisdom, but the youngsters fire it up. All of that is inspiring.”
2 Catherine Russell – You Can Fly High (King/Vincent) Send For Me DOT TIME Tr7 – Catherine Russell vc Matt Munisteri gtr Mark Shane pno Tal Ronen bs Mark McLean dr
“I love romance that swings: songs that inspire or touch me in some way. When I find a song I like, it haunts me until I learn it.” Grammy winner Catherine Russell is jazz royalty, just check her family tree!! Liftin us high on a blues foot-tapping groove!
3 Dan Olivo – Day By Day (Stordahl/Weston/Cahn)- Day By Day AVA MARIA Tr1 – DAN OLIVO vc IAN ROBBINS gtr LYMAN MEDEIROS bs JOE BAGG pno KEVIN WINARD dr KYLE O’DONNELL tnr JAMELLE ADISA tpt GARRETT SMITH tb
Singer and actor DAN OLIVO is a regular on the Southern California jazz scene. He performs with his combo at such high-end venues as The Bar Nineteen12 at The Beverly Hills Hotel, The Ritz Carlton at Corona Del Mar and Rancho Mirage, The Riviera Hotel, and the Frank Sinatra House in Palm Springs.