Visions: Celebrate early-April jazz birthdays with Robert Glasper, Benny Green and more

Listen to “Visions” with host Kaleigh Wilder every Monday from 8-10 p.m. ET on 101.9 WDET.

(From left) Benny Green, Robert Glasper, Gary Smulyan.

This week on Visions, I celebrate some early-April jazz birthdays: Robert Glasper, Benny Green, Gary Smulyan, Stanley Turrentine, Gerry Mulligan and Charlie Rouse.

I’ll also play a new single by Shabaka Hutchings, whose newest Impulse! release is out April 12, and a selection from the newest Blue Note album from Charles Lloyd.

See the full playlist below and listen to the episode for two weeks using the media player above.

Visions Playlist for April. 1, 2024

  • “When Your Lover Has Gone” – Makaya McCraven
  • “Playmate” — Benny Green
  • “Drink Up” — Gary Smulyan
  • “Coral Keys” — Walter Bishop, Jr.
  • “Blues Suite” — Gene Russell
  • “Monk’s Dance” — Charles Lloyd
  • “In Passing” — Robert Glasper Trio
  • “Dig” — Casey Benjamin
  • “Khalil’s Promise” — Pamela Wise
  • “Little Chico” — Charlie Rouse & Red Rodney
  • “Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You” — Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass
  • “My Human Condition (feat. Tia Fuller)” — Shirazette Tinnin
  • “Searchin’” — Jazzmeia Horn
  • “I Remember You” — Stanley Turrentine & Milt Jackson
  • “Bernie’s Tune” — Chet Baker & Gerry Mulligan
  • “Dear Lord” — The Marilyn Crispell Trio
  • “End of Innocence” — Shabaka
  • “Tim Tim por Tim Tim” — Gilberto Gil
  • “Rhythm Commission” — Kamaal Williams

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  • Kaleigh Wilder
    Kaleigh Wilder is a multi-instrumentalist and improviser based in Detroit. Speaking primarily through the baritone saxophone, Kaleigh combines elements of classical, jazz, avant-garde and Afro Diasporic influence into a unifying sound.