Love & Peace

Bandleader, composer, educator and saxophonist extraordinaire Diego Rivera aspires to greater heights and unleashes the transcendent power of "Love and Peace" on his fourth release for Posi-Tone Records. With a program of exciting original compositions and a few heart-felt covers, the session swings swiftly into action and shines with bright moments from the get go. … Continue reading Love & Peace


Months after the release of his widely celebrated album In Good Hands (featured on World of Jazz 534), seasoned NYC based improviser, composer, and guitarist Avi Granite has delivered another adventurous album of original music, this time with his mainstay Toronto-based project Avi Granite 6. A follow up to their critically acclaimed 2018 release Orbit, … Continue reading Operator

World of Jazz 554

On this show I am continuing my exploration of Ivo Perelman's "Reed Rapture In Brooklyn", this time focusing on his partnership with Dave Liebman. As well as further music from Liebman I also have excellent new releases from Blood Quartet, Mette Henriette, Sebastian Rochford & Kit Downes, Stephan Micus, Anders Jormin, and Maximiliano Kirszner reading World of Jazz 554

Aural Delights on the Overflow 151

On this show music from 2 Lost Souls, Salem Trials, Harry Howard, Coyote Bone, Malcolm Hill & Live Flesh, Dave Graney and the MistLY, Super Hit, The Conspiracy, The Red Propellers, Mark Ortwein and Peter Hammill. 2 Lost Souls "The Turn Of The Screw" from 52 Singles : another one in the 52 singles … Continue reading Aural Delights on the Overflow 151

Tarmu Jazz Qaurtet

Eldad Tarmu is one of the most original vibraphonists in jazz, an improviser with his own sound and approach both as an improviser and a composer. His new album "Tarmu Jazz Quartet", a group with alto saxophonist Adam Hutcheson, bassist Sam Bevan, and drummer Cengiz Baysal, delivers nine rhythmically adventurous yet accessible pieces, mixing together … Continue reading Tarmu Jazz Qaurtet

World of Jazz 553

On this show a look back at Dave Brubecks series of "Time" albums, the work of Charles Mingus celebrated by the Tower Jazz Composers Orchestra, music from Manfred Schoof, Peter Brötzmann, Jay Oliver & Willi Kellers, the unique meeting of Henry Kaiser and Ray Russell, expansive improvisation from John Butcher & John Edwards, and a … Continue reading World of Jazz 553

In The Wilderness

In The Wilderness is a new release which draws from an experimental performance by drummer Gerald Cleaver and bassist Brandon Lopez, at 577 Records’ Forward Festival, which was later deconstructed and rebuilt by hip-hop producer Hprizm of the Antipop Consortium. All three musicians were involved in visioning the project’s many stages, lending itself to an … Continue reading In The Wilderness

March On

Drummer/composer Tomas Fujiwara’s unique sextet Triple Double returns with an epic 30+-minute improvisation culled from the sessions for 2022’s acclaimed March album. The download-only release March On – available March 3, 2023 via Bandcamp – features drummers Fujiwara and Gerald Cleaver, guitarists Mary Halvorson and Brandon Seabrook, and trumpet/cornet players Ralph Alessi and Taylor Ho … Continue reading March On

Den svenska vreden

Emerging out of the nordic experimental music scene, Fågelle is a wild collision of lyrical beauty and unhinged, raw expression. Soundscapes, heaving with intricate detail, meet radically fragile and powerful vocals. On her upcoming album Den svenska vreden (The Swedish rage), coming out on Medication Time Records on January 27th, 2023, she explores feelings of … Continue reading Den svenska vreden