World of Jazz 236 – A tribute to Geri Allen

Geri Allen (June 12, 1957 – June 27, 2017) was an American composer, educator, and jazz pianist. Allen worked with many influential jazz musicians, including Ornette Coleman, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, and Charles Lloyd.   Musical influences were Marcus Belgrave, Donald Walden, and Betty Carter, as well as pianists Herbie Hancock, Mary Lou Williams, Hank Jones, Alice Coltrane, Cecil Taylor, Thelonious … Continue reading World of Jazz 236 – A tribute to Geri Allen

World of Jazz 232

PLAYLIST Roscoe Mitchell – Spatial of the Sounds – Bells for the South Side Wayne Horvitz, Butch Morris, Robert Previte, Doug Wieselman, Bill Frisell – Todos Santos – Todos Santos Amok Amor – Pulsar – We Know Not What We Do Daniel Carter, William Parker, Federico Ughi – Navajo Sunrise – Navajo Sunrise Dave Douglas & Chet Doxas – Big Shorty – Riverside David Restivo – The … Continue reading World of Jazz 232

World of Jazz 229

PLAYLIST Charlie Rouse – November Afternoon – Soul Mates Luke Sellick – Q Tippin – Alchemist Jan Nijdam Kwartet – Whimsical Elf – Bij De Dieren Thuis Fela Kuti – Coffin For The Head of State – Coffin For The Head of State Marquis Hill, Jeff Parker, Joachim Florent, Denis Fournier – Lane Open – Escape Lane Marion Brown – Body and Soul – Back To Paris … Continue reading World of Jazz 229


Recorded at the Oorstof concert series, Zuiderpershuis, Antwerp 24 January 2015. A two track offering with Evan Parker – tenor saxophone , John Edwards – double bass and Steve Noble drums & percussion, released by Dropa Disc in 2017. Freely improvised, there are 20 and 17 minutes respectively of fascinating explorations with Edwards particularly delivering with an almost punk rock like intensity at times. Noble is his usual … Continue reading PEN

World of Jazz 214

PLAYLIST Horacee Arnold – Puppet of the Seasons – Tales of the Exonerated Flea Lou Donaldson – Sputnik -Lou Takes Off Neon Quartet – Catch Me – Catch Me Chris Bryers Octet – Somewhere, Music Forever – Music Forever Agusti Fernandez, Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton – In Praise of Shadows – Topos Evan Parker, Okkyung Lee, Peter Evans – Trio – The Bleeding … Continue reading World of Jazz 214

World of Jazz 213

PLAYLIST Joëlle Léandre 10 – Pt. 1 – Can You Hear Me? Daniel Erdmann’s Velvet Revolution – Infinity Kicks In – A Short Moment Of Zero G Peter Evans, Evan Parker, Craig Taborn, Sam Pluta – Flutter – Rocket Science Eve Risser White Desert Orchestra – Fumeroles – Les Deux Versants Se Regardent Gareth Lubbe, Simon Nabatov – Plush Suite Part V – Lubatov Motif – The … Continue reading World of Jazz 213