KCCK host Bob Stewart shares his top jazz releases of 2021
After having the IPR music team join Talk of Iowa to share their favorite releases of 2021 in the genres of folk, classical, blues, indie and alternative music, we felt compelled to add jazz to the list.
KCCK is Iowa's only radio station dedicated to the promotion and preservation of jazz music based in Cedar Rapids. Bob Stewart, KCCK's program director and morning music host, joined host Charity Nebbe to learn about his top jazz picks of 2021.
Below is a Spotify playlist of Bob's picks along with a list of the songs.
“Un Poco Loco” by Ethan Iverson, from the album Bud Powell in the 21st Century
“Ramblin’” by Charles Lloyd and the Marvels, from the album Tone Poem
“Feed the Fire” by Helen Sung, from the album Quartet +
“Midnight Sun” by Damani Phillips, from the album No More Apologies
“Dark Star” by Dave McMurray, from the album Grateful Dedication
“The Rabbit” by Band of Other Brothers, from the album Look Up!
“Part 1: Acknowledgement” by John Coltrane, from the album A Love Supreme Live in Seattle