We’ve been gone for a minute but we are now back in full effect. Will be updating on the 1st and the 15th of every month. A feature on classic Bill Withers welcomes us back. From Sweden, chanteuse Natalie Gardiner gives us a taste of Ghana/Scandanavia blue/folk/soul. We conclude with a jazz survey of a show tune classic featuring Ahmad Jamal, Fay Victor, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Tito Puente, Henry Franklin, Carmen McRae, Sonny Rollins, ella Fitzgerald, Terell Stafford, and Cassandra Wilson & Jacky Terrasson. enjoy—and tell your friends to check us out!


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