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95bFM Jazz Show with Def Jim: Sunday March 10, 2024

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Sun 10 Mar 2024

Def Jim unexpectedly hosts another 95bFM Jazz Show a week after the last and delights in serving up a good old Stew And Brew of treasures ranging from a brand new release from Ambrose Akinmusire way back to a little-known Grachan Moncur III item recorded in 1969.

95bFM Jazz Show with Def Jim: Sunday March 3, 2024

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Sun 3 Mar 2024

The first Jazz Show of Autumn sees Def Jim sampling new releases from Geri Allen with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Angelica Sanchez Nonet and Mary Halvorson, re-visiting Electric Masada from 2004 and otherwise illuminating gems from early albums by artists such as Quest and Old & New Dreams and much more recent standout sets by the likes of James Brandon Lewis and Harriet Tubman.

The 95bFM Jazz Show with Blind Mango Chutney, 25 February 2024

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Sun 25 Feb 2024

Blind Mango Chutney gets his groove on once again with Brazilian feels, 70s jazz funk and the debut of Auckland drummer Taylor Griffin (Thu 29, Ponsonby Social Club). And live in the studio Tim Stewart (Love Square) performs with his new band Codes (Karen Hu, Loxmyn Ness, Sean Martin-Buss) ahead of their Pride Festival gig also on Thursday 29th at the Wine Cellar, K Rd. It’s a history lesson in queer jazz plus post-punk funk all in one!

The 95bFM Jazz Show with Frances Chan, 18 February 2024

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Sun 18 Feb 2024

Frances Chan remembers Marlena Shaw and Astrud Gilberto, brings out the bossa and has a fling with swing. Plus homegrown jazz to groove to.

Marlena Shaw – Wipe Away the Evil
Greg Spero – Ruslan
Kamaal Williams – City of God
Mark Baynes – Dance of Whatipu Cave
Daniel Hayles – Herbaceous
Baptiste Trotignon, Gregory Hutchinson & Matt Penman – Misty Mountain Hop/Four Sticks/Whole Lotta Love
Artchipel Orchestra – I Would if I Could (But I Can’t)
Bryan Ferry Orchestra – Love Is the Drug
Teddy Wilson, Gene Krupa, Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman – Moonglow
Space Case – Brothers
Laufey – Falling Behind
Tamba 4 – Samba Blim
Baden Powell – Blues a Volonte
Luiz Bonfa – Bossa Nova Cha Cha
Flora Purim – 500 Miles High
Astrud Gilberto – Let Go (Canta de Ossanha)
Jahari Massamba Unit – Massamba Afundance
Killer Shrimp – Walking On
Jerzy Milian – Eindruck 28
Major Force Productions – Essential Dub
Marlena Shaw – Stormy Monday


The 95bFM Jazz Show with Blind Mango Chutney, 11 February 2024

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Sun 11 Feb 2024

Blind Mango Chutney plays some classics, and a preview of Calexico ahead of their gig in Auckland on 11 Feb, plus an interview with Kiwi entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Watt who co-owns Ronnie Scott’s in London. Michael (83) name drops galore with local music promoter and friend of the Jazz Show Nathan Graves to highlight some of his colourful past that led to using a “lazy couple of million” to “clean up a shit hole” 20 years ago and turn Ronnie Scott’s around to preserve the famed jazz venue.

95bFM Jazz Show With Hosts Dr Mark Baynes & Miss Dom 4 Feb 2024

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Sun 4 Feb 2024

Dr Mark, & Miss Dom, dig-on their first Jazz Hang-out for the New Year 2024. Mark buzzes-out on Afro-Cuban, percussion vibes - The pair talk Pianos, & discuss the vintage Stride piano technique - Saloon Styles. They catch up on some new releases - & Dom pays tribute to some recently passed-on musicians.  In our Podcast-Only Feature - two Jazz Show exclusives - Firstly, Tamaki Makaurau Jazz heavy-hitter -  Nathan Haines, remembers, & reflects on fellow musician, Collaborator,  & dear friend, American Vocalist Marlena Shaw. (Tracks: Nathan Haines Feat Marlena Shaw - Squire For Hire, & Right Now)   Also, in our Podcast-only feature - We debut the  ew single titled Phobos & Deimos -  from Award-winning Wellington Guitarist Callum Allardice - from his forthcoming album Cinematic Light Orchestra. 

The 95bFM Jazz Show with Blind Mango Chutney, 28 January 2024

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Sun 28 Jan 2024

Blind Mango Chutney presents ‘Random Acts of Jazz’ this week from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 2020s. There’s Les McCann and Les Nubians, Arooj Aftab, El Truento and Ndegeocello - more genres than you can stab a jazz chord at.

The 95bFM Jazz Show with Frances Chan, 21 January 2024

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Sun 21 Jan 2024

Frances Chan starts her 2024 with jazz reggae, a nod to Blue Note’s 85th anniversary and the funky sounds of 1974, plus new releases too.

Cedric Im Brooks & the Light of Saba – Song For My Father
Milt Jackson – Tahiti
Milt Jackson ft Freddie Hubbard & Herbie Hancock – SKJ
Ibibio Sound Machine – The Talking Fish
The Outer Worlds Jazz Ensemble ft Chip Wickham – Beg, Borrow, Play
Naked City – Latin Quarter
Tenderlonious – John Coltrane
John Coltrane – Locomotion
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Two Generations of Excess
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Necessary Evil (Live on NPR, June 2023)Greg Spero ft Jimetta Rose – In the Moonlight
Adrian Sherwood – Starship Bahia
Hatfield & The North – Son of ‘There’s No Place Like Homerton’
Bob James – Night on Bald Mountain
Frank Zappa – Cosmik Debris
Christoph El Truento – Pocket Copy
Nautilus – Virtual Insanity
Jimmy Smith – Joy
Taggy Matcher – Watermelon Man


The 95bFM Jazz Show with Sperber Dan, 14 January 2024

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Sun 14 Jan 2024

Sperber Dan highlights new and recent releases and a few classics, does some jazzplaining about ‘In A Silent Way’ with Laura Biding-Citizen, then takes us op shopping in West Auckland and spins the week's vinyl finds.
(New releases and classics)
Sunlight - The Golden Eternity
Wild Horses - Javier Malosetti
Routes To Knowledge - The Golden Eternity
Drum VS Tide - Salin
Sugarcane Funk - Salin 
Moewe - Löwenzahnhonig
Wildfire - Kresten Osgood
Sibomandi (feat. Fallo Nioke) - Alabaster De Plume
One For Mganga - Mike Clarke 
Nakuru - Niclas Knudsen
Existe Uma Voz - Rogê
Eu Só Quero um Xodó - Gilberto Gil
In A Silent Way - Joe Zawinul
In A Silent Way - Miles Davis
(Op shop LPs)
Am I Blue - George Barnes (From Velvet Guitar)
123 - Alan Haven (From Organ Magic)
Cadenza - Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra (From Presents)
Mambo Garner - Errol Garner (From Mambo Moves Garner)
The Good The Bad And The Ugly - Basil Henriques and the Waikiki Islanders (From Hawaiian Honeymoon)
Roda - Sergio Mendes and Brasil 66 (From Look Around)
Ebony Jam - Tower Of Power (From In The Slot)
Besame Mucho - Herb Alpert (from Magic Man)
Sugar - Ernie Wilkins and the Almost Big Band (From S/T LP)
Texture - Dizzy Gillespie (From Closer To The Source)
Norwegian Wood - Alan Haven (From Organ Magic)
Easy Listening - Shieldstone (From S/T LP)

95bFM Jazz Show with Def Jim: Sunday January 7, 2024

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Sun 7 Jan 2024

Def Jim gets the 95bFM Jazz Show off to a cracking start for 2024 with selections from brand new releases featuring emerging guitarist Ava Mendoza and Myra Melford's Fire And Water Quintet (with guitarist Mary Halvorson) amongst a trove of other lovingly curated material from across the modern jazz firmament.