World of Jazz 319

  1. Something Blue – Slick – Maximum Enjoyment (Posi-tone) 00:00
  2. Ken Fowser – Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors – Right On Time (Posi-tone) 06:36
  3. Devin Gray – Prospect Park In The Dark – Dirigo Rataplan (Skirl) 11:18
  4. Nick Mazzarella Trio – Boarding Pass – This Is Only A Test, Live At The Hungry Brain (Nicholas C Mazzarella / Sonichla Records) 18:48
  5. Tim Hagans – Ornette’s Waking Dream Of A Woman – The Moon Is Waiting (Palmetto) 26:07
  6. Jamie Baum Septet – Ants and other faithful beings – In This Life (Sunnyside) 32:42
  7. Devin Gray – Quantum Cryptology – Dirigo Rataplan II (Devin Gray Music) 39:19
  8. Something Blue – Aoi Blue – Maximum Enjoyment (Posi-tone) 46:50
  9. Ken Fowser – A Poem For Elaine – Right On Time (Posi-tone) 51:25
  10. Wolfgang Muthspiel – Den Wheeler, Den Kenny – Rising Grace (ECM) 57:16
  11. Wolfgang Muthspiel – Where The River Goes – Where The River Goes (ECM) 1:04:53
  12. Aaron Burnett & The Big Machine – No More Bebop – Anomaly (Fresh Sound) 1:13:15
  13. Ananda Gari – Trucks – T-Duality (Auand) 1:20:57
  14. Andrew Lamb Trio – The Casbah of Love – The Casbah of Love (Birdwatcher Records) 1:27:34
  15. Devin Gray – Jungle Design (for Hannah Shaw) – RelativE ResonancE (Devin Gray Music) 1:35:15
  16. Ken Fowser – Don’t Let Life Pass You By – Right On Time (Posi-tone) 1:46:24
  17. Something Blue – Why Aren’t You Excited – Maximum Enjoyment (Posi-tone) 1:52:29

On this weeks show new releases on Posi-tone from Something Blue and Ken Fowser, a focus on Devin Gray and Wolfgang Muthspiel, and a selection of goodies from the archives.

Something Blue – Slick – Maximum Enjoyment

Posi-Tone Records announces Something Blue, a stellar sextet of familiar artists and rising stars. Maximum Enjoyment, features saxophonists Alexa Tarantino and Sam Dillon, trombonist Nick Finzer, pianist Art Hirahara, bassist Boris Kozlov and drummer Rudy Royston for a swinging, thrilling all-star session

Ken Fowser – Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors – Right On Time (Posi-tone)

his eighth release for Posi-Tone.

Ken Fowser – tenor sax
Steve Davis – trombone
Joe Magnarelli – trumpet
Brian Charette – organ
Ed Cherry – guitar
Willie Jones III – drums

2019

Devin Gray – Prospect Park In The Dark – Dirigo Rataplan

Recorded April 30, 2011 at Systems Two Brooklyn, NY

Devin Gray drums
Ellery Eskelin tenor saxophone
Dave Ballou trumpet
Michael Formanek bass

Skirl 2012

Nick Mazzarella Trio – Boarding Pass – This Is Only A Test, Live At The Hungry Brain

Nick Mazzarella alto sax
Anton Hatwich bass
Frank Rosaly drums

2011 Nicholas C Mazzarella / Sonichla Records

Tim Hagans – Ornette’s Waking Dream Of A Woman – The Moon Is Waiting

Recorded March 3-4, 2011

Tim Hagans trumpet
Vic Juris guitar
Rufus Reid bass
Jukkis Uotila drums, piano

2011 Palmetto 721512

Jamie Baum Septet – Ants and other faithful beings – In This Life

Jamie Baum flute, alto flute, flute d’amore
Amir ElSaffar trumpet
Douglas Yates alto saxophone, bass clarinet
Chris Komer french horn
Brad Shepik guitar
John Escreet piano, fender rhodes
Zachary Lober bass
Jeff Hirshfield drums

2013 Sunnyside SSC 1363

Devin Gray – Quantum Cryptology – Dirigo Rataplan II

Recorded at Systems Two in Brooklyn NY, June 2016

Ellery Eskelin saxophone
Dave Ballou trumpet
Michael Formanek bass
Devin Gray drums

2018 Devin Gray Music

Something Blue – Aoi Blue – Maximum Enjoyment
Ken Fowser – A Poem For Elaine – Right On Time (Posi-tone)

Wolfgang Muthspiel – Den Wheeler, Den Kenny – Rising Grace

Wolfgang Muthspiel guitar
Ambrose Akinmusire trumpet
Brad Mehldau piano
Larry Grenadier double-bass
Brian Blade drums

2016 ECM Records

Wolfgang Muthspiel – Where The River Goes – Where The River Goes

Recorded February 2018 at Studios La Buissonne, Pernes-les-Fontaines (France)

Wolfgang Muthspiel guitar
Ambrose Akinmusire trumpet
Brad Mehldau piano
Larry Grenadier double bass
Eric Harland drums

2018 ECM Records ECM 2610

Aaron Burnett & The Big Machine – No More Bebop – Anomaly

Recorded April 21-22, 2018 at Figure 8 Recording Studios, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn NY

Aaron Burnett tenor, soprano saxophone
Peter Evans trumpet
Joel Ross vibraphone
Carlos Homs piano
Nick Jozwiak bass
Tyshawn Sorey drums

2018 Fresh Sound FSNT-566

Ananda Gari – Trucks – T-Duality

Recorded March 21, 2013 at Acoustic Recording Studio, Brooklyn NY

Ananda Gari drums
Tim Berne alto saxophone
Rez Abbasi guitar
Michael Formanek double bass

2014 Auand AU9041

Andrew Lamb Trio – The Casbah of Love – The Casbah of Love

Recorded March 24-25. 2018 at Birdwatcher Studios, Big Indian, NY

Andrew Lamb tenor, alto saxophone, clarinet, flute
Tom Abbs bass, cello
Ryan Jewell drums

2018 Birdwatcher Records

Devin Gray – Jungle Design (for Hannah Shaw) – RelativE ResonancE

Chris Speed-tenor sax/clarinet
Kris Davis-piano
Chris Tordini-bass
Devin Gray-drums/composition

2015 Devin Gray Music

Ken Fowser – Don’t Let Life Pass You By – Right On Time (Posi-tone)
Something Blue – Why Aren’t You Excited – Maximum Enjoyment

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World of Jazz 259

PLAYLIST

  1. Django Bates Beloved – Giorgiantics – The Study of Touch
  2. McCoy Tyner – Little Brother – Song of the New World
  3. Espen Aalberg – Dewas Dance – Basement Sessions Vol.4 (The Bali Tapes)
  4. Keyon Harrold – MB Lament – The Mugician
  5. Gordon Grdina – Fragments – Inroads
  6. Kenny Garrett – Calypso Chant – Do Your Dance!
  7. Rob Mazurek Pulsar Quartet – Primitive Jupiter – Stellar Pulsations
  8. Thollem McDonas, Rob Mazurek – Howls – Blind Curves and Box Canyons
  9. Rob Mazurek Pulsar Quartet – Twister Uranus – Stellar Pulsations
  10. Francesco Cusa Trio meets Carlos Atti –  Sun Ra vs Donald Trump (Wrestling Bout, Refereed by Roland Barthes) – From Sun Ra to Donald Trump
  11. Keyon Harrold – Ethereal Souls – The Mugician
  12. José Lencastre Nau Quartet – Axis Mundi – Fragments of Always
  13. Jason Stein Quartet – Halls and Rooms – Lucille!
  14. Andrew Lamb, Warren Smith, Arkadijus Gotesmanas – The Angel of Lithunia – The Sea of Modicum
  15. Django Bates Beloved – Slippage Street – The Study of Touch