Long before I arrived in NZ I was a jazz DJ at a couple of US public radio stations (when I was a grad student). Responsibilities came and went such that they intruded upon the hobby after 1985, but now I have a newborn child and this is just a taste of what I want him to hear as he comes into our world.
Then I remembered that I have always I had a thing about Texas blues, which brings up the subject of Booker Ervin.
Which extends to the issue of patience and self-restraint under controlled bluesy conditions:
Otherwise such talent can get one killed:
All public domain, so all free to listen.
This new born son will have his ears full, as did his now adult siblings.
Two questions: given the talent of such as Mike Nock, why is there no dedicated jazz radio in NZ (or at least Auckland)? Or am I missing something other than the occasional show on bFM?
we have Groove FM in Wellington http://grooveradio.blogspot.co.nz/
Thanks Mark. I shall look it up.
Congrats pablo! :-)
Cheers J. It is a good moment in our household.
Cool music. Nice to find.
I am thinking of reprising some short segments of radio shows I used to do by offering a weekly post featuring a jazz track or two. For example, a “Monk on Mondays” segment.
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