Something Blue – Siren – June 5, 2021

This is Hairy Larry inviting you to enjoy Something Blue every Saturday night at ten. This week we’re featuring Gary Bartz, Susanna Aleksandra, and Seamus Blake. For more about the show visit the Something Blue website at

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Susanna Aleksandra – The Siren


Gary Bartz – Jazz Is Dead 006

Gary Bartz

Seamus Blake Quintet – The Call

Gary Bartz, Day By Day

Welcome to Something Blue. I’m Hairy Larry and I’ve got the blues, for you.

Susanna Aleksandra, Blame It on My Youth
Seamus Blake Quintet, Vanguard Blues I

Now that’s what I’m talking about, the Seamus Blake Quintet playing “Vanguard Blues I”. Kicking us off tonight we heard Gary Bartz do “Day By Day” and then Susanna Aleksandra sang “Blame It on My Youth”. Tonight we are featuring songs from recently released jazz albums.

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Susanna Aleksandra was born in Estonia and she now lives in Finland. Her new album features Joonas Haavisto on piano, Joonas Tuuri on bass, Ville Pynssi on drums, and percussionist, Abdissa “Mamba” Assefa. Now here’s the title track from Susanna Aleksandra’s album, “The Siren”. Then we will hear her sing “Clumsy”.

Susanna Aleksandra, The Siren
Susanna Aleksandra, Clumsy

Gary Bartz, Spiritual Ideation
Seamus Blake Quintet, The Call

All right now, that’s the title track from Seamus Blake’s new album, “The Call”. Before that we heard Gary Bartz play “Spiritual Ideation”. Fantastic jazz saxophone from musicians playing and recording today.

Something Blue is broadcast on KASU, 91.9 FM and streaming on the internet at

I’m Hairy Larry, host of Something Blue. Thanks to the Jonesboro Public Library where you can legally download songs by this weeks featured musicians using their Freegal service. Get the blues, jazz, and all kinds of music free with your library card.

Gary Bartz has a new album called “Jazz Is Dead 006”. From that album we will hear “The Message”. Then the Seamus Blake Quintet will play “On Cue”.

Gary Bartz, The Message
Seamus Blake Quintet, On Cue

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