Singer Vanessa Rubin and saxophonist Don Braden have been friends since the early 1980s. Nearly 30 years later they released their first CD together: Full Circle. This is a very soulful, blues-influenced session due in no small part guitarist DaveStryker, organist Kyle Koehler and drummer Cecil Brooks III completing the ace band. Full Circle by Vanessa Rubin and Don Braden premieres this morning on 89.1Jazz
While many media outlets are putting 2012 "to bed" for the next month, WEMU hosts continue to discover exciting new music to keep you grooving in 2013. One of our recent discoveries is "Mixology" by veteran jazz organist Chester "CT" Thompson.