Jazz Organic | Episode 27

Jan 8, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 27 | Original Airdate: January 8, 2017

Featured Artists: Jack McDuff, George Kontrafouris, Barbara Dennerlein

Album Spotlight: Larry Young | Unity | 1966 | Blue Note

Personnel: Larry Young, organ | Joe Henderson, saxophone | Woody Shaw, trumpet | Elvin Jones, drums

"Though the term progressive might allude to avant garde, free jazz imagery for some, the album Unity represents transitional tinkering with the traditional approaches to jazz harmony. The session is highlighted by unique original compositions from trumpeter Woody Shaw. He penned 3 of them, in fact.  Saxophonist and bandmember Joe Henderson is given a writing credit as well. Of the 6 recorded tunes, only one traditional jazz standard is featured on the album." -Andy Schultz, host

Playlist:

Paterson Falls | George Kontrafouris | A Week Ago Today | 10:06

Out in the Cold Again | Gene Ammons, Sonny Stitt, Jack McDuff | Soul Summit | 6:47

Zoltan | Larry Young | Unity | 7:42

The Moontrane | Larry Young | Unity | 7:21

If | Larry Young | Unity | 6:47

Softly as in a Morning Sunrise | Larry Young | Unity | 6:25

Sensitivity | Barbara Dennerlein | My Moments | 7:38