World Of Jazz 541

On this show a selection of new releases with a focus on guitars, voices and unique approaches to sound and recording. Featuring music from Song Yi Jeon & Vinicius Gomes, Angela Turone & Chris Platt, Themis Vasiliou, Jessica Moss, Jane Ira Bloom, Killick Hinds & Francesca Remigi, gnaarf, Jürgen Augusteyns, and Matt Marble.

Song Yi Jeon & Vinicius Gomes “Eleven Houses” from Home

South Korean vocalist Song Yi Jeon and Brazilian guitarist Vinicius Gomes instantly bonded musically and personally, a quickly formed duo that is about interaction, storytelling, communication, and exploration. Their debut album on Greenleaf records.

Angela Turone & Chris Platt “Doralice” from The Spinner Sessions

The Spinner Sessions is a follow-up to the 2020 LP, Sounds of Brazil, and was released on all streaming platforms on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. The Spinner Sessions features arrangements of three songs: Doralice by Dorival Caymmi, Insensatez by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Nação by João Bosco. These intimate, live-off-the-floor performances were recorded at The Mule Spinner in Hamilton, Ontario and feature Brazilian percussionist Hélio Cunha and Pat Collins on bass.

Themis Vasiliou “Start Pedaling” from Solo Electrique

As half of the free improv rebetika duo Vasilaraps and part of the prog punk jazz outfit, Sons of Zevedeus, Vasiliou continues to push boundaries and inspire with his angular yet melodic, idiosyncratic playing.

Jessica Moss “Galaxy Heart” from Galaxy Heart

Galaxy Heart is the companion album to Phosphenes (2021) and completes an intensive body of electroacoustic post-classical solo work self-produced by the Montréal-based composer/violinist in isolation in 2020 Features guests Jim White on drums (Dirty Three, Xylouris White) and Thierry Amar on upright bass (Godspeed You! Black Emperor) on select tracks

Jane Ira Bloom “Walk Alone” from Picturing The Invisible – Focus 1

a selection of compositions by saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom inspired by the science photography of legendary NYC photographer Berenice Abbott, arranged for duet during the pandemic and recorded remotely in high definition immersive sound by audio engineer Ulrike Schwarz. Award winning jazz soprano saxophonist Jane Ira Bloom pairs with renowned improvisors drummer Allison Miller, koto artist Miya Misaoka, and bassist Mark Helias to play a series of eight compositions performed in real time connected remotely from their home studios in NYC. Using the most up-to-date technology, Grammy nominated tonmeister Ulrike Schwarz has recorded and mastered the acoustic beauty of these extraordinary musicians’ creativity as they duet across the internet. Audio science and improvisational art collaborate to make this recording a one of a kind musical event.

Killick Hinds & Francesca Remigi “Out of Innocuous Message” from Empowered Kind

Universal engagement and free forms of exploration are the terms which better describe the body of work of these two musicians. Hinds and Remigi’s music is a shapeshifting and fresh discovery, made of electronic and acoustic sounds of 11 stringed instruments, 8 drums, 19 cymbals and multiple unconventional toys. This eclectic, ecstatic and exploratory duo strives for sonic research and for breaking the barriers of the conventional process of music making.

gnaarf “Shrouded Storms” from Stations

Gnaarf is the project of Austrian multi-instrumentalist, and composer Karl Pelzmann

Angela Turone & Chris Platt “Insensatez” from The Spinner Sessions
Jessica Moss “Opened Ending” from Galaxy Heart
Song Yi Jeon & Vinicius Gomes “Albany” from Home
Jane Ira Bloom “Daredash” from Picturing The Invisible – Focus 1
Killick Hinds & Francesca Remigi “Wolf Cub” from Empowered Kind
Angela Turone & Chris Platt “Nação” from The Spinner Sessions

Jürgen Augusteyns “Pouring drinks at sunset” from Can we go now

Jürgen Augusteyns is a Belgian guitarist/composer. For the last couple of years he mainly has been focusing on his genre-crossing/blending solo-guitar work. He played and recorded with Eric Thielemans, Karen Willems, Joachim Badenhorst, Nils Vermeulen, Mauro Pawlowksi, Anke Verslype, Takashi Masubushi and many others. “Can we go now” is a first in an upcoming series of solo guitar recordings and consists of three improvised solo guitar pieces and one adaption of a Loren Connors/Jim O’Rourke song.

Song Yi Jeon & Vinicius Gomes “A Lonesome Place” from Home
Killick Hinds & Francesca Remigi “Galaxies from an Expanded Perspective” from Empowered Kind

Matt Marble “Wheelworker” from The Living Mirror

The Living Mirror is a collection of acoustic guitar improvisations recorded at home in Greensboro, North Carolina from July to October in 2021. Developed into mirror form, there are two different versions (A & B sides) for four titles

Jessica Moss “Enduring Oceans” from Galaxy Heart

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