Jazz Organic

Sunday - 10 PM

Jazz Organic is a one-hour weekly radio program celebrating America’s original art-form uniquely played on the tone-wheel organ. From “Wild Bill” Davis and Jimmy Smith, to Joey DeFrancesco, to the next generation of B3 artists, Jazz Organic features a variety of colors and flavors of jazz on the Hammond B3.

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Jazz Organic | Episode 34

Jul 16, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 34 | Original Airdate: July 16, 2017

Featured Artists: "Big" John Patton, Kjeld Lauritsen, Larry Goldings, Joey DeFrancesco

Album Spotlight: Joey DeFrancesco + The People | Project Freedom | 2017 | Mack Avenue

Personnel: Joey DeFrancesco, organ | Dan Wilson, guitar | Jason Brown, drums | Troy Roberts, saxophone

Jazz Organic | Episode 33

Mar 19, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 33 | Original Airdate: March 19, 2017

Featured Artists: Gary Versace, Brian Charette, Jack McDuff, Melvin Rhyne

Album Spotlight: Melvin Rhyne | Classmasters | 2000 | Criss Cross Jazz

Personnel: Melvin Rhyne, organ | Eric Alexander, saxophone | Peter Bernstein, guitar | Kenny Washington, drums

"Each member of the group shines with Alexander burning on the uptempo numbers and Bernstein soaring when the lights are low. Organist Melvin Rhyne is impressive in all styles." -Andy Schultz, host

Jazz Organic | Episode 32

Mar 12, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 32 | Original Airdate: March 12, 2017

Featured Artists: Dave Braham, Jimmy McGriff, Dan Wall, Matthew Kaminski, Jimmy Smith

Album Spotlight: Jimmy Smith | Organ Grinder Swing | 1965 | Verve

Personnel: Jimmy Smith, organ | Kenny Burrell, guitar | Grady Tate, drums

"...(In 1965) Jimmy Smith delivered another solid record, this time for Verve, that represented the new B3 style, with all of the blues-style you’d expect and a delicate touch on the standards." Andy Schultz, host

Jazz Organic | Episode 31

Feb 19, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 31 | Original Airdate: February 19, 2017

Featured Artists: Chris Foreman, Ken Lovern, Reuben Wilson, Chris Hazelton

Album Spotlight: Chris Hazelton's Boogaloo 7 | Soul Jazz Fridays | 2016 | Sunflower Soul Records

Personnel: Chris Hazelton, organ | Matt Hopper, guitar | Danny Rojas, drums | Pat Conway, congas | Nick Howell, trumpet | Nick Rowland, alto/tenor sax | Brett Jackson, baritone sax

Jazz Organic | Episode 30

Feb 12, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 30 | Original Airdate: February 12, 2017  

Featured Artists: Alberto Marsico, Vanessa Rodrigues, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Oscar Marchioni

Album Spotlight: Jared Gold | JG 3+3 | 2014 | Posi-Tone

Personnel: Jared Gold, organ | Dave Stryker, guitar | Sylvia Cuenca, drums | Patrick Cornelius, alto sax | Jason Marshall, baritone sax | Tatum Greenblatt, trumpet

Jazz Organic | Episode 29

Jan 22, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 29 | Original Airdate: January 22

Featured Artists:  Bobby Pierce, Larry Goldings, Bruno Micheli, Don Patterson

Album Spotlight: Tony Monaco | East To West | 2006 | Chicken Coup

Personnel: Tony Monaco, organ | Bruce Forman, guitar | Adam Nussbaum, drums

Jazz Organic | Episode 28

Jan 15, 2017

Jazz Organic | Episode 28 | Original Airdate: January 15, 2017

Featured Artists: Johnny "Hammond" Smith, Brian Charette, Alberto Marsico, "Baby Face" Willette

Album Spotlight: Ken Clark Trio | Eternal Funk | 2003 | Severn

Personnel: Ken Clark, organ | Mike Mele, guitar | Steve Chaggaris, drums

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

Jazz Organic | Episode 26

Nov 20, 2016

Jazz Organic | Episode 26 | Original Airdate: November 20, 2016

Featured Artists: Melvin Rhyne, Charles Earland, Doug Riley, Don Patterson, Matthew Kaminski

Album Spotlight: Matthew Kaminski | Live at Churchill Grounds | 2016 | Chicken Coup

Personnel: Matthew Kaminski, organ | Rod Harris, Jr., guitar | Chris Burroughs, drums | Will Scruggs, tenor saxophone | Kimberly Gordon, vocals