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What’s New: September 2009

New music from pianists Ahmad Jamal & Keith Jarrett, a live recording from guitarist Kenny Burrell, and excerpts from jazz suites by Ted Nash and Frank Glover.

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Frank Glover

Photo: Mark Sheldon

Clarinetist and saxophonist Frank Glover, whose recent release ABACUS is featured on this edition of Afterglow.

The September “What’s New” edition of Afterglow features almost all instrumental pieces, including a moving duet of “I’m Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life” by pianist Keith Jarrett and bassist Charlie Haden, excerpts from jazz suites by two clarinetist/saxophonists (Ted Nash’s Portrait in Seven Shades and Frank Glover’s Abacus), and an exotica tribute from Waitiki 7 to composer Martin Denny.

Read reviews of Frank Glover’s extended work Abacus by Harvey Siders and Jay Harvey.

Music Heard On This Episode

When First I Love
Waitiki 7 — New Sounds of Exotica (Pass Out Records, 2010)
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When First I Love
Waitiki 7 — New Sounds of Exotica (Pass Out Records, 2010)
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The Love Is Lost
Ahmad Jamal — A Quiet Time (Dreyfus Jazz, 2010)
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In a Sentimental Mood
Kenny Burrell — Be Yourself (HighNote, 2010)
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Van Gogh
Ted Nash/Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra — Portrait in Seven Shades (Jazz From Lincoln Center, 2010)
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The Blooming Flower
Ahmad Jamal — A Quiet Time (Dreyfus Jazz, 2010)

Notes: Midpoint music bed.

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Two Shades of Green
Frank Glover — Abacus (Owl Studio, 2010)
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Lost Sumino
Frank Glover — Abacus (Owl Studios, 2010)
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Abacus
Frank Glover — Abacus (Owl Studios, 2010)
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Be Yourself
Kenny Burrell — Be Yourself (HighNote, 2010)
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I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out of My Life
Keith Jarrett/Charlie Haden — Jasmine (ECM, 2010)
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Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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