World of Jazz 412

  1. Anthony Pirog “Adonna The Painter” from Pocket Poem (Cuneiform) 00:00
  2. Jeff Kimmel, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris “Focus on Vanity” from A Pound of Salt (Orbit577) 06:38
  3. Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl “Last Minute Smears” from Artlessly Falling (Cuneiform) 11:54
  4. Toine Thys “Forever Ago” from Orlando (Hypnote Records) 21:20
  5. Marion Brown “La Sorella” from Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited (ezz-thetics) 27:54
  6. Dan Fortin “Beautiful Psychic Dream” from The Latest Tech (Elastic) 39:54
  7. Dave Douglas “Atmospheres” from Atmospheres (Greenleaf) 43:22
  8. Anthony Pirog “Untitled Atlas” from Pocket Poem (Cuneiform) 53:22
  9. Dan Fortin “Act 1” from The Latest Tech (Elastic) 1:00:00
  10. Jeff Kimmel, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris “Like Touch” from A Pound of Salt (Orbit577) 1:04:04
  11. Toine Thys “Orlando” from Orlando (Hypnote Records) 1:14:23
  12. Marion Brown “Sound Structure” from Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited (ezz-thetics) 1:20:55
  13. Dan Fortin “Mega Wish” from The Latest Tech (Elastic) 1:27:23
  14. Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl “Walls and Roses” from Artlessly Falling (Cuneiform) 1:30:49
  15. Anthony Pirog “Danger Play / Pocket Poem / Mori Point” from Pocket Poem (Cuneiform) 1:34:15
  16. Jeff Kimmel, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris “A Thing Simple” from A Pound of Salt (Orbit577) 1:38:48
  17. Toine Thys “Bad Gang” from Orlando (Hypnote Records) 1:42:02
  18. Sabir Mateen, Christopher Dell, Christian Ramond, Klaus Kugel “Creation (Part One)” from Creation (577 Records) 1:47:45

  • On this edition new music from Anthony Pirog, Mary Halvorson, Toine Thys, Dan Fortin, Jeff Kimmel Ishmael Ali & Bill Harris, and , Sabir Mateen Christopher Dell Christian Ramond & Klaus Kugel , a subscriber special from Dave Douglas, plus rereleased albums from the 1960s from Marion Brown. I’ll kick off the show with the new album from guitarist Anthony Pirog
  • HOUR ONE
  • Anthony Pirog “Adonna The Painter” from Pocket Poem (Cuneiform)
    • released October 16, 2020
    • Anthony Pirog – guitar and electronics
    • Michael Formanek – acoustic and electric bass
    • Ches Smith – drums, percussion and electronics
    • All compositions by Anthony Pirog.
  • Jeff Kimmel, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris “Focus on Vanity” from A Pound of Salt (Orbit577)
    • A Pound Of Salt documents an improvisational performance by Jeff Kimmel (clarinet, electronics), Ishmael Ali (cello, guitar, electronics), and Bill Harris (drums, electronics), in Chicago in November of 2019.
    • This particular configuration had only played a handful of times prior to this recording session, but immediately developed a unique group language and shared aesthetic. Some of these pieces were the results of specific parameters discussed prior, and others were improvised more freely . Throughout the 7-track album, all three musicians manipulated their acoustic instruments with some form of electronic addition, disrupting the conventional sounds of their instruments .
    • released November 20, 2020
  • Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl “Last Minute Smears” from Artlessly Falling (Cuneiform)
    • Amirtha Kidambi – voice
    • Maria Grand – tenor saxophone, voice
    • Adam O’Farrill – trumpet
    • Mary Halvorson – guitar
    • Michael Formanek – bass
    • Tomas Fujiwara – drums, beer cans on this track!
    • All music and lyrics by Mary Halvorson, Meltframe Music (BMI)
    • Recorded December 8th & 9th, 2019 by Nick Lloyd & Greg DiCrosta
  • Toine Thys “Forever Ago” from Orlando (Hypnote Records)
    • Toine Thys : saxes, bass clarinet
    • Antoine Pierre : drums
    • Maxime Sanchez : piano
    • Florent Nisse : double bass
    • Belgian saxophonist Toine Thys introduces the french-Belgian group ORLANDO, featuring his recent collaborations with the French scene. To encourage listening and interaction between the musicians, they chose to record the entire album in a single open space, Espace Senghor in Brussels,
  • Marion Brown “La Sorella” from Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited (ezz-thetics)
    • combines two previously released albums from the 1960s
    • From the Why Not?
    • Alto Saxophone, Composed By – Marion Brown
    • Double Bass Norris “Sirone” Jones
    • Drums , Rashied Ali
    • Piano – Stanley Cowell
    • recorded New York City, October 23, 1966.
  • Dan Fortin “Beautiful Psychic Dream” from The Latest Tech (Elastic)
    • A collection of nine mostly through-composed solo pieces for bass
    • A ubiquitous presence on the Toronto music scene for over 10 years, Fortin is known best for his work with the postmodern jazz trio Myriad3 and experimental pop group Bernice, as well as for his work with acts as varied as Queer Songbook Orchestra, the Allison Au Quartet, David Occhipinti, and Emilie-Claire Barlow.
  • Dave Douglas “Atmospheres” from Atmospheres (Greenleaf)
    • A further reflection on Dizzy Gillespie’s Dizzy Atmosphere, for four trumpets.
    • released November 4, 2020:
    • Dave Douglas and Dave Adewumi, trumpets
  • Anthony Pirog “Untitled Atlas” from Pocket Poem (Cuneiform)
  • HOUR TWO
  • Dan Fortin “Act 1” from The Latest Tech (Elastic)
  • Jeff Kimmel, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris “Like Touch” from A Pound of Salt (Orbit577)
  • Toine Thys “Orlando” from Orlando (Hypnote Records)
  • Marion Brown “Sound Structure” from Why Not? Porto Novo! Revisited (ezz-thetics)
    • Alto Saxophone, Composed By – Marion Brown
    • Double Bass – Maarten Van Regteren Altena
    • Drums – Han Bennink
    • recorded Soest, The Netherlands, December 14, 1967.
  • Dan Fortin “Mega Wish” from The Latest Tech (Elastic)
  • Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl “Walls and Roses” from Artlessly Falling (Cuneiform)
    • Robert Wyatt – voice – one of three tracks on the album on which he features
  • Anthony Pirog “Danger Play / Pocket Poem / Mori Point” from Pocket Poem (Cuneiform)
  • Jeff Kimmel, Ishmael Ali, Bill Harris “A Thing Simple” from A Pound of Salt (Orbit577)
  • Toine Thys “Bad Gang” from Orlando (Hypnote Records)
  • Sabir Mateen, Christopher Dell, Christian Ramond, Klaus Kugel “Creation (Part One)” from Creation (577 Records)
    • An hourlong free jazz album recorded in Berlin, is told in two tracks: the first, a rich introduction to the richness and chaos of Life, followed by an equally energizing conclusion. “Creation (Part One)” is a 15-minute track that opens with tendrils of sound: New York-based Sabir Mateen’s tenor saxophone, Christian Ramond double bass , Klaus Kugel drums and Christopher Dell on Vibes . Recorded October 14, 2012 at the A-Trane in Berlin by Klaus Kugel.

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