Music from two brand new albums on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. On the one hand that’s Departure, the new album by Plucky Strum, a duo consisting of guitarist Sheryl Bailey and bassist Harvie S; and on the other hand that’s 92 Years Young: Jammin’ At The Gibbs House by the 92-year-old vibraphonist legend Terry Gibbs. Both of these albums came out on the Whaling City Sound label. Other music today comes from the following artists and bands: SONGEVITY (Rob Duguay, Justin Kauflin and Nadav Snir-Zelniker), Javon Jackson, Nicole Johänntgen, Ben Rosenblum, and Chelsea McBride’s Socialist Night School.
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Ben made long walks a part of his quarantine routine once conditions in New York City were safe enough for that activity. On one of those walks, he was faced with a split-second decision to abandon all the caution he’d previously practiced (and which he discussed in a previous episode of 1st… | watch