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Radio Phoenix

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Radio Phoenix is a non-profit, online, public radio station serving the Phoenix, Arizona metro area. Launched on October 31, 2008, the station programs an eclectic format consisting of news, public affairs and adult album alternative (AAA) music programming during the day, along with specialty music, talk, and cultural programming at night and on weekends. The station produces the syndicated radio programs Full Moon Hacksaw, My World of Music, Soul Deluxe, and The Venus Vault.

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Other than an opening bop anthem from vibraphonist Milt Jackson, the first half hour of our broadcast this week is pretty mellow. Chick Corea’s gor...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:59
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From a pensive perspective comes Dizzy Gillespie bowing to Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald live at the Cote d’Azur. We notice the barometric sax...

Bought by WYAP, KMXT, KAWC, WVBI-LP, WJSU and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Fortunately the efforts of a metaphysical figure from decades ago stay pertinent and top-of-mind. Take Rahsaan Roland Kirk and his ‘60s flute groov...

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, WJSU, KAWC, WVBI-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 8
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Cleared for takeoff in a new broadcast year is Charles McPherson on sax with the first flight out, the descent tracked by pianist Russell Schmidt. ...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, KAWC, WMOT, Troon Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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The roaring, swinging 1964 version of Maynard Ferguson gives us the blues yet another day, both swing and blues are retained for Johnny Taylor. Wit...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KSRQ, KAWC, Troon Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 10
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The first half hour is about groove: Swing with the young saxophonist Scott Hamilton, Latin with Manny Oquendo, and Miles Davis’ take on what was c...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, Troon Broadcasting, WVBI-LP, WKAR and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Tricky syncopations are key for beginnings, ringleader Phil Woods also hosts Lee Konitz, Pony Poindexter and Leo Wright, followed by John Coltrane....

Bought by WMOT, WEJP-LP 107.1, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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We hit the jackpot on new releases like New Cool Collective, Joran Cariou Trio and Marcus Daves. Then there’s Jingle Bell Jazz with Lambert/Hendri...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WYAP and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Spotlight on the spiritual this time, Steve Hobbs swings Amazing Grace and Sonny Stitt strikes up that band fresh off the New York scene. We have a...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, WYAP, WVBI-LP, WJSU and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 8
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We heard such captivating music from a 2012 on-location broadcast done in Glendale Arizona we had to run it again because it starts with a boogie f...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, WYAP, KMRE-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:00:01
  • Purchases: 6
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From Brazil, and vocal royalty, comes Marie Rita (daughter of Elis Regina) then straight into the purest Cuban/Puerto-Rican rhythms one could hope ...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WJSU and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Poncho Sanchez is at the top of his game with Latin Spirits, Marion McPartland lays it in the groove and JP Soars is under a Memphis full moon. Bi...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WMOT, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Guitarist Pat Martino has recorded so prolifically and somehow we’ve had a slew of his 1970s material so we begin there, continuing thankfully with...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB, WMOT and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Other versions of Bob Dorough’s Devil May Care have taken us back to the original for starters, a Gershwin favorite follows played by guitarist Joe...

Bought by WEJP-LP 107.1, WVBI-LP, WJSU, WOUB, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:47
  • Purchases: 7
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Dizzy Gillespie wrote “You got to know the rules before you break ‘em.” From his orchestra’s rhythm section was born the MJQ. Sixty years later oth...

Bought by KRZA, WVBI-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WOUB, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Our first hour goes back to the basics, all classics dealing with the years 1952 to 1977, when guitarist Tal Farlow was back on the scene. Charlie ...

Bought by KRZA, KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, KMRE-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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New artists, impressive though they may be, will never have us forget what the masters set up. Take Coleman Hawkins and Clark Terry for example, st...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WJSU, WMOT, KMRE-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Stimulating polytonal energy with Roy Hargrove counts off our downbeat, my kind of jazz in the NOW. Respect to tradition, but no napping here, Lizz...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WJSU, WMOT, KMRE-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 6
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The impeccable British jazz critic/writer/musician Leonard Feather assembles a studio of all-stars to open this program, followed by funky guitar b...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Starting off in the mid 1990s let’s hear horns not necessarily household names, but big on artistic commitment: Saxist Les Arbuckle and brass lady ...

Bought by WJSU, WVBI-LP, WOUB, KMRE-LP, WMOT and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6