Up to Date host Steve Kraske welcomes KCUR morning news anchor and Up to Date jazz critic Lee Ingalls for their regular discussion of the latest jazz. This time around, jazz with Kansas City connections and Louis Armstrong, captured in concert at the 1958 Monterey Jazz Festival.
Kansas City, MO – New releases featured in this month's jazz update:
"Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival" - Louis Armstrong and The All-Stars (Monterey Jazz Fest)
"Step Lightly" - Charles Gatschet
"And The Beauty of It All - Ballads" - Alaadeen
"Charlie's Suite" - The Harold O'Neal Project (PME Records)
"Re-Imagination" - Eldar (Sony)
For more information on these selections and more of musings on jazz, check out Lee's blog, The New Low Down.