World of Jazz 340

  1. Sarathy Korwar “Mumbay (feat. MC Mawali)” from More Arriving (Leaf) 00:00
  2. Chris Lomheim, Michael O’Brien, Jay Epstein “Blue Talisman” from Triage (Shifting Paradigm) 06:00
  3. Marc Copland “Gary” from Gary (Illusions Music) 14:00
  4. Mark Dresser Seven “Black Arthur’s Bounce (In Memory of Arthur Blythe)” from Ain’t Nothing But A Cyber Coup And You (Clean Feed) 20:30
  5. Scheen Jazzorkester & Thomas Johansson “As We See It…” from As We See It… (Clean Feed) 33:30
  6. Sebastián Chames “Missing File In Abuja” from Reminiscing the Unknown Masters (Youkali Music) 42:30
  7. Walt Weiskopf “Scottish Folk Song” from European Quartet Worldwide (Orenda Records) 50:30
  8. Angles 9 “Beyond Us” from Beyond Us (Clean Feed) 01:00:00
  9. Boneshaker “Echo Clang” from Fake Music (Soul What! Records) 01:08:30
  10. Fearless Trio “Uphill” from Unusual Solutions (Float Music) 1:24:00
  11. Gabriel Ferrandini “Rua João Pereira da Rosa” from Volúpias (Clean Feed) 1:33:00
  12. Grenscó Collective Special 5 with Ken Vandermark “Do Not Slam The Door” from Do Not Slam The Door! (BMC Records) 1:38:30
  13. Marc Copland “Vignette” from Gary (Illusions Music) 1:44:30
  14. Evan Parker “Improvisation #2” from The Flow of Spirit (Ryuko Gakusha) 1:50:00

HOUR ONE

Sarathy Korwar “Mumbay (feat. MC Mawali)” from More Arriving

First single is ‘Mumbay’,   and the next one will be ‘Bol’ which Leaf release on the 11th July. Full album releases on July 26th.

On his second studio album, More Arriving, Sarathy Korwar blasts out his own vibrant, pluralistic missive for the world to hear. This is not necessarily a record of unity; it’s an honest reflection of Korwar’s experience of being an Indian in a divided Britain. Recorded over two and a half years in India and the UK, More Arriving draws on the nascent rap scenes of Mumbai and New Delhi, incorporating spoken word and Korwar’s own Indian classical and jazz instrumentation. This is a record born of confrontation; one for our confrontational times.

Chris Lomheim, Michael O’Brien, Jay Epstein “Blue Talisman” from Triage

Recorded May 2018 at Wild Sound, Minneapolis

Chris Lomheim piano
Michael O’Brien bass
Jay Epstein drums

May 3rd – 2019 Shifting Paradigm Records

Marc Copland “Gary” from Gary

Recorded April 12-13, 2018 at Studio La Buissonne, Pernes-les -Fontaines France

Marc Copland piano

27th March 2019 Illusions Music

A set of Copland’s solo piano interpretations of seven of Peacock’s distinctive compositions,

Mark Dresser Seven “Black Arthur’s Bounce (In Memory of Arthur Blythe)” from Ain’t Nothing But A Cyber Coup And You

Recorded at East West Studios, Los Angeles, CA September 16-18, 2018

Mark Dresser bass
Marty Ehrlich alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet
Nicole Mitchell flutes
Michael Dessen trombone
Keir GoGwilt violin
Joshua White piano
Jim Black drums

2019 Clean Feed CF510CD

American bassist Mark Dresser reunites his magnificent Seven for a second album. Ain’t Nothing But a Cyber Coup & You is a showcase for musical expressivity, relevant messages, and sincere dedications.

The album opens and closes with dedications to departed musicians who bumped into Dresser at some point of his career, leaving some positive impact. “Black Arthur’s Bounce” was written for saxophonist Arthur Blythe

Scheen Jazzorkester & Thomas Johansson “As We See It…” from As We See It…

André Kassen soprano and tenor sax
Guttorm Guttormsen alto sax, flute and clarinet
Jon Øystein Rosland tenor sax
Line Bjørnør Rosland bass clarinet
Finn Arne Dahl Hanssen trumpet
Thomas Johansson trumpet
Magne Rutle trombone
Frøydis Aslesen trombone
Åsgeir Grong bass trombone
Even Helte Hermansen guitars
Rune Klakegg piano
Jan Olav Renvåg bass and tuba
Dag Erik Knedal Andersen drums

2019 Clean Feed CF526CD

Norway’s Scheen Jazzorkester has six records behind them with more structured and arranged music, than this release, with band members providing the compositions. The last one, “Commuter Report”, had a commissioned piece by keyboardist Eyolf Dale, known from the projects Albatrosh and Wolf Valley. Now it’s the turn of Thomas Johansson the co-founder of the free-form bands Cortex and Friends & Neighbors who takes the lead …. the music written specifically for orchestral interpretation with directions around free jazz and free improvisation for those musicians in the band not used to those forms. The final result is astonishing 

Sebastián Chames “Missing File In Abuja” from Reminiscing the Unknown Masters

Sebastián Chames piano
Steve Nelson vibraphone
Gregory Tardy tenor saxophone
Curtis Lundy bass
Willie Jones III drums

2018 Youkali Music

Walt Weiskopf “Scottish Folk Song” from European Quartet Worldwide

Recorded on January 29, 2019

Walt Weiskopf tenor saxophone
Carl Winther piano
Andreas Lang bass
Anders Mogensen drums

2019 Orenda Records

Recorded in Copenhagen at the conclusion of WWEQ’s European and Scandinavia tour earlier this year,

HOUR TWO

Angles 9 “Beyond Us” from Beyond Us

Recorded live August the 25, 2018 at the Zomer Jazz Fiets Tour in Family Bierma’s Barn, The Netherlands

Martin Küchen alto, tenor saxophone
Eirik Hegdal baritone saxophone
Mats Äleklint trombone
Magnus Broo trumpet
Goran Kajfes cornet
Alexander Zethson piano
Mattias Ståhl vibraphone
Johan Berthling double bass
Andreas Werliin drums

2019 Clean Feed CF528CD

Under the influence of historical big bands like Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath (the mix between the composed and the improvised, and also the African references), Carla Bley’s Jazz Composers Orchestra (the vivacity and the ability to make sudden changes) or Charlie Haden’s Liberation Music Orchestra (the political element), but with fundamental updates and additions, going from the use of the typical energy of rock to Swedish folk motives and the kind of party sense you only find in the Balkan region of Europe.
Boneshaker “Echo Clang” from Fake Music

Recorded Live January 26, 2017 at Elastic Arts, Chicago

Mars Williams reeds, toy instruments
Paal Nilssen-Love drums, percussion
Kent Kessler bass

2019 Soul What! Records

This is a very exciting and much welcome blast of old school free jazz energy from a collective group featuring Mars Williams on saxophones, Kent Kessler on bass and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums. Each has deep experience on the outer fringes of the jazz scene and they make for a very cohesive and potent unit.

Boneshaker was established 8 years ago when the three met for a handful of concerts and recording sessions around the Chicago area in early January 2011. The three musicians knew each well through various bands like Hal Russel´s NRG ensemble, Peter Brötzmann´s Chicago tentet, Territory band and had since 2002 wanted to do something together.

“Fake Music” is the trio’s 4th release. The self titled “Boneshaker” & “Thinking Out Loud” on the Austrian label Trost and “Unusual Words” on Soul What Records,have received brilliant reviews in international press such as The Wire, Downbeat and more.

Boneshaker’s music remains free improvised, but with clear roots to the American tradition of free jazz. Although all three members are influenced by European improvised music as defined by the English, Dutch and German players of the mid-sixties, the three share broad interests in music traditions from all over the world and appreciate when influences are let loose.

Fearless Trio “Uphill” from Unusual Solutions

Johannes Ludwig alto, soprano saxophone
Simon Nabatov piano, Fender Rhodes
Fabian Arends drums

2019 Float Music FL018

Gabriel Ferrandini “Rua João Pereira da Rosa” from Volúpias

Recorded February 2017 in Fonte Santa, Alandroal , Portugal

Gabriel Ferrandini drums, percussion
Hernâni Faustino double bass
Pedro Sousa tenor saxophone

2019 Clean Feed CF523CD
Grenscó Collective Special 5 with Ken Vandermark “Do Not Slam The Door” from Do Not Slam The Door!

Recorded at BMC Studio, Budapest on July 17-20, 2017

István Grencsó tenor & alto sax, clarinet, flute
Ken Vandermark tenor sax, clarinet
Stevan Kovács Tickmayer piano, electronics
Róbert Benkő double bass (left channel)
Ernő Hock double bass, bass guitar (right channel)
Szilveszter Miklós drums

2019 BMC Records BMC 271
Marc Copland “Vignette” from Gary
 

Evan Parker “Improvisation 2” from The Flow Of Spirit (Live Concert Tokyo)

Recorded live in concert at Sogetsu Hall on July 22, 2015

Evan Parker tenor, soprano saxophone
William Parker bass, guimbri
Toshi Tsuchitori drums, percussion

2018 Ryuko Gakusha RG-16

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