We hear new music from Portland-based composer Ezra Weiss on today’s episode of Jazz Northwest. Vancouver BC tenor saxophonist is joined by a great New York rhythm section in his latest recording, while Karin Plato sings one of her original songs. Jack Wilson’s Quartet with Roy Ayers will be heard in an excerpt from a 1966 radio broadcast from The Penthouse in Seattle, and the venerable saxophonist Don Lanphere will be heard in music from his last CD.
Jim Wilke looks back on the fine form of vocalist Ernestine Anderson. Jim highlights songs from a 2011 performance at Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at