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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: August 4, 2014

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WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:  
1.  Cyrus Chestnut - Bag's Groove - MIDNIGHT MELODIES   
2. Fred Hersch Trio - Floating - FLOATING   
3. Gregory Porter - Moanin' - GREAT VOICES OF HARLEM  
4. Dee Alexander - Now or Never - SONGS MY MOTHER LOVES 
5. Manhattan School of Music Jazz Philharmonic Orchestra - Mood Indigo - SYMPHONIC ELLINGTON 
6. Elio Villafranca and the Jass Syncopators - Caribbean Tinge - CARIBBEAN TINGE  
7. Hendrik Meurkens and Misha Tsiganov - Ruby, My Dear - JUNITY 
8. Rebirth Brass Band - On My Way - MOVE YOUR BODY
9. Gerald Beckett - Mr. Softee - MESSENGER 
10.  Mike LeDonne - The World Is A Ghetto - I LOVE MUSIC  
11. Jimmy Cobb - Amsterdam After Dark - THE ORIGINAL MOB  

Maureen began her radio career at WRTI in 1999 while studying broadcasting at Temple University. Determined to make it in the entertainment industry, she took advantage of all the creative opportunities presented to her at WRTI - she hosted the overnight jazz broadcasts through her entire college career, she was an arts and culture reporter, and she soaked up the jazz biz from her many WRTI mentors.