World of Jazz 425

  1. Chris Alford & Justin Peake “Mullerian Mimicry” from Turning On Our Own Time (Mystic Form Records) 00:00
  2. Gus Garside and Hervé Perez “The Lover” from The Unexpected Visitor (Orbit 577) 04:07
  3. Olie Brice, Binker Golding, Henry Kaiser, N.O. Moore, Eddie Prévost “Door 1 (edit) ” from The Secret Handshake With Danger Volume One (577 Records) 12:24
  4. Martin Huba “Stars Are Quiet Tonight” from Walk My Way : Volume Three (Orbit 577) 24:29
  5. Miles Davis “Moja (Part 2)” from Dark Magus (Columbia Sony) 31:34
  6. Gus Garside and Hervé Perez “The Keeper” from The Unexpected Visitor (Orbit 577) 44;47
  7. Chris Alford & Justin Peake “A Course In Water” from Turning On Our Own Time (Mystic Form Records) 51:43
  8. Hugh Manwell “Slow It Down” from Hugh (Onza Records) 57:19
  9. Dan McCarthy “Sonder” from A Place Where We Once Lived (Self Released) 1:00:00
  10. Miles Davis “Prelude (Part 2) / Maiysha” from Agharta (Columbia Sony) 1:05:57
  11. Charbel Haber “A Mirage Learns The Truth About” from Walk My Way : Volume Three (Orbit 577) 1:18:15
  12. Dan McCarthy “Cloud Hopping” from A Place Where We Once Lived (Self Released) 1:25:14
  13. Chris Alford & Justin Peake “Far Fetching” from Turning On Our Own Time (Mystic Form Records) 1:31:08
  14. Gus Garside and Hervé Perez “The Maker” from The Unexpected Visitor (Orbit 577) 1:36:22
  15. Miles Davis “Nne (Part 2)” from Dark Magus (Columbia Sony) 1:45:58
  16. Olie Brice, Binker Golding, Henry Kaiser, N.O. Moore, Eddie Prévost “Door 2 (edit)” from The Secret Handshake With Danger Volume One (577 Records) 1:55:17

  • This week some fantastic new albums featuring duos, extended improvisations influenced by electric period Miles Davis, and to compliment that some actual electric period Miles Davis, plus some vibes and guitars
  • HOUR ONE
  • Chris Alford & Justin Peake “Mullerian Mimicry” from Turning On Our Own Time (Mystic Form Records)
  • Turning on our own time is the result of two of New Orleans’ most esteemed creative musicians sitting down to record an intimate, improvised acoustic conversation in counterpoint.
  • Recorded in February of 2020 in a living room with 2 microphones, this unguarded music feels like familiar colleagues conversing in a musical landscape where no thematic voyage is off-limits. The array of acoustic guitars and the occasional upright bass frame the music in the folk realm but the influence of liberated chromaticism and ambient aesthetic reveal a future folk chamber ensemble.
  • Gus Garside and Hervé Perez “The Lover” from The Unexpected Visitor (Orbit 577)
  • Meeting for the first time as an acoustic duo in their collaborative album, The Unexpected Visitor, UK-based musicians Gus Garside and Hervé Perez explore the musical interpretations of a 13th Century Poem, “The Guest House” by Rumi. The album captures a series of improvisations played between March and May 2020, before and during the official UK lockdowns, some recorded in the same room together, some individually by each musician at home. This album is a selection of music from their original session and their telematic at-home improvisations, woven together by Rumi’s naturally evolving poetic narrative. Informed by the practice of deep listening, the musicians composed the album with angular melodic lines and abstract passages, exploring the resonant qualities and structural design of the saxophone and double bass.
  • Olie Brice, Binker Golding, Henry Kaiser, N.O. Moore, Eddie Prévost “Door 1” from The Secret Handshake With Danger Volume One (577 Records)
  • The Secret Handshake with Danger, Volume One features five musicians – Binker Golding on Saxophones, Henry Kaiser on Guitar, N.O. Moore on Guitar, Olie Brice on Double Bass and Eddie Prévost on Drums. The promotional material suggests that album’s two extended tracks are largely influenced by Miles Davis’s On The Corner electro-jazz era, which there are slight nods to, however it is less structured than that, being comprised of entirely spontaneous composition.. A more appropriate comparison might be with Miles three guitar line-up from the In Concert at The Philharmonic album, or more accurately the two guitar line-up on Agharta and Pangaea. There is a continuous flow of improvisation throughout and plenty of variety and invention to maintain interest.
  • It was recorded and mixed in a single day in a Westpoint London studio, hours before the official national lockdown. A second volume, recorded during the same session, will be released soon
  • Martin Huba “Stars Are Quiet Tonight” from Walk My Way : Volume Three (Orbit 577)
  • The third in the Nick Vander curated five album set
  • Miles Davis “Moja (Part 2)” from Dark Magus (Columbia Sony)
  • recorded on March 30, 1974, at Carnegie Hall in New York City, during the electric period in the musician’s career. Davis’ group at the time of the concert included bassist Michael Henderson, drummer Al Foster, percussionist James Mtume, saxophonist Dave Liebman, and guitarists Pete Cosey and Reggie Lucas. He also used the show to audition saxophonist Azar Lawrence and guitarist Dominique Gaumont.
  • Gus Garside and Hervé Perez “The Keeper” from The Unexpected Visitor (Orbit 577)
  • Chris Alford & Justin Peake “A Course In Water” from Turning On Our Own Time (Mystic Form Records)
  • Hugh Manwell “Slow It Down” from Hugh (Onza Records)
  • With his debut project, Hugh, Hugh Manwell delivers 4 genre blending Contemporary Jazz songs on NYC based record label, Onza Records. The 4 track EP showcases his multi-instrumental playing capabilities. On the short project, Hugh shows his strengths playing Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, and Saxophone on each song.
  • HOUR TWO
  • Dan McCarthy “Sonder” from A Place Where We Once Lived (Self Released)
  • Toronto-based vibraphonist Dan McCarthy featuring Thomas Morgan on bass and Rudy Royston on drums
  • Recorded in Brooklyn, NY the day before permanently returning to Toronto, Dan gathered with two of the most in-demand improvisatory musicians in New York to present an introspective look at his 15 years living in the jazz Mecca of the world.
  • Miles Davis “Prelude (Part 2) / Maiysha” from Agharta (Columbia Sony)
  • Festival Hall Osaka 1st February 1975 – highly influential release
  • Davis led a septet at the concert; saxophonist Sonny Fortune, bassist Michael Henderson, and guitarist Pete Cosey were given space to improvise against a dense backdrop of riffs, electronic effects, cross-beats, and funk grooves from the rhythm section – drummer Al Foster, guitarist Reggie Lucas, and percussionist James Mtume. Davis controlled their rhythmic and musical direction with hand and head gestures, phrases played on his wah-wah processed trumpet, and drones from an accompanying electronic organ.
  • Charbel Haber “A Mirage Learns The Truth About” from Walk My Way : Volume Three (Orbit 577)
  • Dan McCarthy “Cloud Hopping” from A Place Where We Once Lived (Self Released)
  • Chris Alford & Justin Peake “Far Fetching” from Turning On Our Own Time (Mystic Form Records)
  • Gus Garside and Hervé Perez “The Maker” from The Unexpected Visitor (Orbit 577)
  • Miles Davis “Nne (Part 2)” from Dark Magus (Columbia Sony)
  • Olie Brice, Binker Golding, Henry Kaiser, N.O. Moore, Eddie Prévost “Door 2” from The Secret Handshake (577 Records)

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