CD of the Month

With so many new jazz CDs being released every week, you can trust Program and Music Director Marcellus Shepard to select the best new offerings. WEAA’s CD of the Month is carefully selected from hundreds of albums, and our hosts play selected tracks from the release throughout that month’s jazz programming. In addition, listeners have several opportunities throughout the month to win the CD and add it to their own collections.

CD of the Month: Julian Vaughn's Bona Fide

Jul 13, 2017

Kansas City native and self- taught bassist Julian Vaughn is back with his 4th CD as a leader, titled Bona Fide for Trippin ‘N’ Rhythm Records. 

May CD: Nicholas Payton's Afro-Caribbean Mixtape

May 11, 2017

A powerful personal statement and journey in Black American Music.

April CD: Carmen Lundy's Code Noir

Apr 11, 2017

It’s been nearly 3 years since we’ve heard from vocalist Carmen Lundy. She’s back with a  stunning new CD, “CODE NOIR”, on Afrasia Records. 

March CD: Heads of State, Four in One

Mar 1, 2017

Four jazz giants and living legends collide once again on the Smoke Session Recording label. Four in One is the latest effort of the Heads of State, which is comprised of saxophonist and Baltimore native Gary Bartz; pianist Larry Willis; drummer Al Foster; and the latest addition to the ensemble, bassist David "Happy" Williams. 

February CD: Reverence

Feb 1, 2017

The latest CD of famed Grammy award-winning Composer and Bassist Nathan East has arrived. Reverence is the follow-up to his long awaited self-titled debut CD. 

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