This Week on Jazz Spectrum 91
March 8, 2014 - Tonight we feature the distinctive voice of the trumpeter Jeremy Pelt. His new release, Face Forward, Jeremy, is aptly titled, as it showcases the fascinating new directions that Pelt envisions for his music. The featured song tonight is Will Hudson's "Deep in a Dream," with lyrics by Eddie DeLange.
March 15, 2014 - The trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire has a new release, a worthy follow-up to his 2011 release, When the Heart Emerges Glistening, which brought Akinmusire in the foreground of jazz and its always absorbing evolution. Tonight, extensive selections from the new one. The featured song is Blame It On My Youth, written in 1934 with music by Oscar Levant and lyrics by Edward Heyman.