The Real Deal with Seth Markow

Weekends 8:00-10:00 PM on HPR-2

Join host Seth Markow, Friday and Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. as he presents the entire historical and stylistic spectrum of jazz in a lucid, entertaining and informative manner. The birthdays of great jazz artists are often celebrated with musical biographies.

New jazz releases are frequently played, as are classic live recordings. Listeners' requests are welcome

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Local Shows
8:00 pm
Sat January 24, 2015

Saturday January 24 2015 - Django Reinhardt & Stéphane Grappelli

Delaunay's Jazz, "Confessin'," Django Reinhardt, 1934-1935 (Classics)

Django Reinhardt & the Quintet of the Hot Club of France with Stephane Grappelli, "I Saw Stars," 1934-1935 (Classics)

Django Reinhardt & the Quintet of the Hot Club of France with Stephane Grappelli, "Lady Be Good," 1934-1935 (Classics)

Django Reinhardt & the Quintet of the Hot Club of France with Stephane Grappelli, "Dinah," 1934-1935 (Classics)

Coleman Hawkins, "Stardust," Django Reinhardt: All Star Sessions (Capitol)

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Local Shows
8:00 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Friday January 23 - Gary Burton: The Early Years

Hank Garland, "All the Things You Are," Jazz Winds from a New Direction (Columbia)

Hank Garland, "Riot-chous," Jazz Winds from a New Direction (Columbia)

George Shearing, "J.S. Bop," Bright Dimensions (Tall Tree)

George Shearing, "Dialogue for Two Pianos," Bright Dimensions (Tall Tree)

Gary Burton, "Careful," Artist's Choice (Bluebird)

Gary Burton, "Chega de Saudade," Artist's Choice (Bluebird)

Gary Burton, "Faded Love," Artist's Choice (Bluebird)

Gary Burton, "Edelweiss," Stan Getz Quartet: In Paris (Gitanes)

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Local Shows
9:05 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Friday January 16 - Martin Luther King Day/Prayer for Peace

Gregory Tardy, "Take My Hand Precious Lord," Hidden Light (J Curve)

Pharoah Sanders, "Hum-Allah-Hum-Allah-Hum Allah," Jewels of Thought (Impulse)

Eric Dolphy, "Come Sunday," Iron Man (Restless/Douglas)

Bill Evans, "Peace Piece," Everybody Digs Bill Evans (Riverside/OJC)

Weather Report, "What's Going On," Sportin' Life (Columbia)

Ornette Coleman, "Peace," The Shape of Jazz to Come (Rhino/Atlantic)

Horace Silver, "Peace," Blowin' the Blues Away (Blue Note)

Charles Lloyd, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," Lift Every Voice (ECM)

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Local Shows
8:00 pm
Sat January 17, 2015

Saturday January 17 2015 - Billy Harper

Art Blakey, "Blues for Eros," Moanin' (LaserLight)

Billy Harper, "Croquet Ballet," Black Saint (Black Saint)

Billy Harper Quintet, "Illumination," In Europe (Soul Note)

Great Friends, "Insight," Great Friends (Evidence)

Billy Harper Quintet, "My Funny Valentine," Destiny Is Yours (Steeplechase)

Billy Harper Quintet, " The One That Makes the Rain Stop," Destiny Is Yours (Steeplechase)

Billy Harper, "Was It HereŠIs It There?" Soul of an Angel (Metropolitan)

Grachan Moncur III Octet, "Love and Hate," Exploration (Capri)

Local Shows
8:00 pm
Sat January 10, 2015

Saturday January 10 2015 - Max Roach

Charlie Parker's Reboppers, "KoKo," Birdsong (Savoy)

Charlie Parker Quintet, "Klactoveesedstene," Birdsong (Savoy)

Bud Powell Trio, "Un Poco Loco," The Amazing, Vol. 1 (Blue Note)

Charlie Parker Quartet, "Kim," Charlie Parker (Verve)

Clifford Brown­Max Roach Quintet, "Stompin' at the Savoy," Brown and Roach Incorporated (Emarcy)

Clifford Brown­ Max Roach Quintet, "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing," At Basin Street (Emarcy)

Sonny Rollins, "St. Thomas," Saxophone Colossus (Prestige/OJC)

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Local Shows
8:00 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Friday January 9 - Kenny Clarke (1937-1956)

Edgar Hayes & His Orch., "Meet the Band," 1937-1938 (Classics)

Edgar Hayes Quintet, "Blue Skies," 1937-1938 (Classics)

Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers, "One O'Clock Jump," Victor Sessions (Bluebird)

Charlie Christian et al., "Swing to Bop," Debut/Period Sampler (Original Jazz Classics)

Count Basie & His Orch., "Down, Down, Down," 1941 (Classics)

Kenny Clarke & His 52nd Street Boys, "Epistrophy," 1946-1948 (Classics)

Dizzy Gillespie & His Orch., "Good Bait," Complete RCA Victor Recordings (Bluebird)

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Local Shows
8:29 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Saturday January 3 2015 - Herbie Nichols

Herbert Nichols acc. by Chocolate Williams & His Chocolateers, "S'Wonderful," I Just Love Jazz Piano! (Savoy)

Herbie Nichols Trio, "The Third World," Complete Blue Note Recordings (Blue Note)

Herbie Nichols Trio, "Step Tempest," Complete Blue Note Recordings (Blue Note)

Misha Mengelberg et al., "Step Tempest," Change of Season (Soul Note)

Herbie Nichols Trio, "Blue Chopsticks," Complete Blue Note Recordings (Blue Note)

Roswell Rudd et al., "Blue Chopsticks," Regeneration (Soul Note)

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Local Shows
9:33 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Saturday December 27 - Walter Norris, R.I.P. Buddy DeFranco

Jack Sheldon, "Guatemala," The Quartet & the Quintet (Pacific Jazz)

Jack Sheldon, "Streets of Madashi," The Quartet & the Quintet (Pacific Jazz)

Jack Sheldon, "Irrestibile You," The Quartet & the Quintet (Pacific Jazz)

Walter Norris, "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most," Drifting (Enja)

Pepper Adams, "Ad Astra," Julia (Enja)

Walter Norris, "Spacemaker," Drifting (Enja)

Walter Norris, "Sunburst," Sunburst (Concord)

Walter Norris, "My Foolish Heart," Lush Life (Concord)

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The Real Deal
9:19 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Friday December 26 - John Scofield

Miles Davis, "That's What Happened," Decoy (Columbia)

John Scofield, "V.," Live (Enja)

John Scofield, "Melinda," Out Like a Light (Enja)

John Scofield, "The Nag," Blue Matter (Gramavision)

John Scofield, "Mr. Coleman to You," Meant to Be (Blue Note)

John Scofield, "Go Blow," Meant to Be (Blue Note)

John Scofield, "Easy for You," What We Do (Blue Note)

John Scofield, "Do Like Eddie," Hand Jive (Blue Note)

Roy Haynes, "That Old Feeling," Love Letters (Columbia)

John Scofield, "Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get," Up All Night (Verve)

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Local Shows
9:26 am
Sat December 20, 2014

Saturday December 20 - The Yule Deal

Dick Wellstood, "Jingle Bells," Live at Hanratty's (Chazz Jazz)

Bessie Smith, "At the Christmas Ball," Complete, Vol. 2 (Columbia)

James P. Johnson, "Snowy Morning Blues," 1921-1928 (Classics)

Benny Goodman & His Orchestra, "Jingle Bells," Stash Christmas Album (Stash)

Count Basie & His Orch., "Good Morning Blues" (Take 2), Complete Decca Recordings (Decca)

Fats Waller & His Rhythm, "Swingin' Them Jingle Bells" (vocal), Early Years, Pt. 3: Fractious Fingering (Bluebird/RCA)

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