World of Jazz 421

  1. Ben Zucker “Moths Eating The Wallpaper Of Concorde” from Fifth Season (Amalgam Records) 00:00
  2. Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias “Willing” from Some Kind of Tomorrow (Bandcamp) 12:45
  3. Alicia Waller & The Excursion “Some Hidden Treasure” from Some Hidden Treasure (Innova) 18:56
  4. Amanda Tosoff “A Dream Within a Dream (feat. Emilie-Claire Barlow)” from Earth Voices (Empress Music) 23:56
  5. Anna Högberg Attack “Det Är Inte För Sent” from Lena (OMLOTT) 29:36
  6. Dave Douglas “Fish” from Hudson Solos (Greenleaf) 38:00
  7. Mikko Karjalainen Fellowship Quintet “Manago Blues” from Fellowship (Eclipse Music) 47:47
  8. Ben Zucker “Fifth Season” from Fifth Season (Amalgam Records) 54:45
  9. Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias “Roughing It” from Some Kind of Tomorrow (Bandcamp) 1:00:40
  10. Amanda Tosoff “Birdwings (feat. Alex Samaras )” from Earth Voices (Empress Music) 1:10:02
  11. Anna Högberg Attack “Tjuv” from Lena (OMLOTT) 1:15:21
  12. Mikko Karjalainen Fellowship Quintet “A Second Notice (feat. Paleface)” from Fellowship (Eclipse Music) 1:25:29
  13. Ben Zucker “Sixth Skin Pataforming” from Fifth Season (Amalgam Records) 1:31:28
  14. Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias “Some Kind of Tomorrow” from Some Kind of Tomorrow (Bandcamp) 1:38:15
  15. Alicia Waller & The Excursion “Soul” from Some Hidden Treasure (Innova) 1:42:23
  16. Amanda Tosoff “To a Stranger (feat. Felicity Williams)” from Earth Voices (Empress Music) 1:47:17
  17. Miles Davis “Round Midnight” from Miles Davis at Newport: 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4 (Columbia) 1:54:03

  • On this weeks show lots of recent releases including Ben Zucker, Jane Ira Bloom & Mark Helias, Amanda Tosoff, Mikko Karjalainen, and Anna Hogberg, also some soulful sounds from Alicia Waller and closing with some classic Miles Davis
  • HOUR ONE
  • Ben Zucker “Moths Eating The Wallpaper Of Concorde” from Fifth Season (Amalgam Records)
  • Ben Zucker -Vibes, Mabel Kwan – Piano, Eli Namay – Bass, Adam Shead – Drums
  • This is Zucker’s debut album.
  • Release Date: June 15, 2020
  • Released on the artist-run collective Amalgam Records
  • Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias “Willing” from Some Kind of Tomorrow (Bandcamp)
  • Two master improvisers and composers bring listeners up-close and personal to the first spark of their imaginations at work, recording eleven duet improvisations over the spring, summer, and autumn of 2020. The music is raw, authentic, intimate, alive, and unapologetic in its passion.
  • Alicia Waller & The Excursion “Some Hidden Treasure” from Some Hidden Treasure (Innova)
  • In her debut release Some Hidden Treasure, Alicia Waller delivers four original songs that present a wide-ranging exploration of American music. She calls the record “an experiment about the spaces in between.” Some Hidden Treasure weaves globally inspired jazz with soul, soul with R&B, and R&B with spirituals and the blues, plus a nod to hip-hop.
  • Lead Vocals: Alicia Waller
  • Background Vocals: Shani Philpotts Baker, Leah Heater, Alicia Waller
  • Guitar: Seth Johnson, Jeff McLaughlin
  • Piano/Keys: Takahiro Izumikawa, Justin Carroll
  • Bass: Marcos Varela
  • Drums/Percussion: Adam Jackson, Kenny Grohowski, Cody Rahn
  • Harp: Marilu Donovan
  • Viola: Andrew Griffin
  • Cello: Scott McCreary
  • Amanda Tosoff “A Dream Within a Dream (feat. Emilie-Claire Barlow)” from Earth Voices (Empress Music)
  • Merging the deep, powerful messages of poetry with adventurous modern jazz, Toronto-based pianist/composer Amanda Tosoff leads a hybrid ensemble with strings and seven rotating vocalists on Earth Voices, the follow-up to her Juno Award-nominated 2016 release Words . The album is being released by Empress Music Group, a label and company founded by award-winning vocalist Emilie-Claire Barlow. Earth Voices is Tosoff’s sixth album as a leader and the second to feature vocals
  • The compositions and orchestrations are sonorous, texturally rich, with a string quartet, guitarist Alex Goodman, and guest saxophonists Allison Au and Kelly Jefferson augmenting the lineup. The rhythm section is Jon Maharaj – Bass Morgan Childs – Drums
  • Anna Högberg Attack “Det Är Inte För Sent” from Lena (OMLOTT)
  • anna högberg – alto saxophone
  • elin forkelid – tenor saxophone
  • niklas barnö – trumpet
  • lisa ullén – piano
  • elsa bergman – bass
  • anna lund – drums
  • Pronounced Der Into For Seint – It is Not Too Late
  • Pronounced Anna Hergberg
  • Dave Douglas “Fish” from Hudson Solos (Greenleaf)
  • The first piece from ‘Hudson Solos,’ a new series of solo trumpet pieces by Dave Douglas, offered exclusively for Greenleaf Music subscribers.
  • Mikko Karjalainen Fellowship Quintet “Manago Blues” from Fellowship (Eclipse Music)
  • Mikko “Gunu” Karjalainen is one of Finland’s busiest trumpet players, who has collaborated with both the top names in jazz music and popular Finnish pop artists
  • The Fellowship Quintet, led by Karjalainen, is an all star jazz line-up that, on the new album Fellowship, joins forces with Finnish hip-hop artist Paleface. In addition to Gunu, the album also features double bassist Antti Lötjönen, saxophonist Petri “Pope” Puolitaival, drummer Jussi Lehtonen and Estonian virtuoso Holger Marjamaa, pianist for Chris Botti.
  • Ben Zucker “Fifth Season” from Fifth Season (Amalgam Records)
  • HOUR TWO
  • Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias “Roughing It” from Some Kind of Tomorrow (Bandcamp)
  • Amanda Tosoff “Birdwings (feat. Alex Samaras )” from Earth Voices (Empress Music)
  • Anna Högberg Attack “Tjuv” from Lena (OMLOTT)
  • Mikko Karjalainen Fellowship Quintet “A Second Notice (feat. Paleface)” from Fellowship (Eclipse Music)
  • Ben Zucker “Sixth Skin Pataforming” from Fifth Season (Amalgam Records)
  • Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias “Some Kind of Tomorrow” from Some Kind of Tomorrow (Bandcamp)
  • Alicia Waller & The Excursion “Soul” from Some Hidden Treasure (Innova)
  • Amanda Tosoff “To a Stranger (feat. Felicity Williams)” from Earth Voices (Empress Music)
  • Miles Davis “Round Midnight” from Miles Davis at Newport: 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 4 (Columbia)

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