In this episode of JAZZIZ Backstage Pass, host Brian Zimmerman is joined by JAZZIZ online editor Matt Micucci to discuss the 10 Albums You Need to Know for August 2019, featuring new releases by drum legend Jimmy Cobb, rising star vocalist Veronica Swift, Brazilian jazz icon Eliane Elias and straightahead jazz sensation James Carter.
Also discussed in this episode: Irish accents, the dangers of driving-while-jazzing and what it would be like to fly coach class through the Twighlight Zone. You're not going to want to miss this one, folks.
Here's the complete list of albums discussed in the episode:
Jenny Scheinman and Allison Miller, Parlour Game (Royal Potato Family)Release date: August 2Vince Mendoza, Constant Renaissance(BCM&D)Release date: August 2Jimmy Cobb, This I Dig of You (Smoke Sessions)Release date: August 16Taylor McFerrin, Love’s Last Chance(AWAL)Release date: August 16Jazzmeia Horn, Love & Liberation (Concord Jazz)Release date: August 23Duduka Da Fonseca and Helio Alves featuring Maucha Adnet, Samba Jazz & Tom Jobim (Sunnyside)Release date: August 30Eliane Elias, Love Stories (Concord Jazz)Release date: August 30Iiro Rantala, My Finnish Calendar (ACT)Release date: August 30Veronica Swift, Confessions (Mack Avenue)Release date: August 30James Carter Organ Trio, Live from Newport Jazz (Blue Note)Release date: August 30BONUS: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Jazz and Art (Blue Engine)Release date: August 2