December 31, 2020 #1185

Faced with the somewhat ominous task of doing the last show of of 2020 for Taint Radio, I thought I’d change things up a bit. You will hear the usual new releases (pianist Kari Ikonen from Finland, Sweden’s multi-reedist Alberto Pinton and trio, and American pianist Matt Piet), but also Continue Reading

December 24, 2020 #1184

Seems like there are always new recordings being issued by saxophonists, and this week’s edition of OMJ has a few — rising star Kevin Sun assembled his trio for a somewhat jet-lagged session in NY right after a residency in Beijing, but you wouldn’t know it; and L.A.’s Daniel Rotem Continue Reading

December 17, 2020 #1183

If you had asked your holiday gnome to bring you some creative jazz treats, you would be ecstatic with the music debuting in this episode of OMJ. South African saxophonist Linda Sikhakhane is back with a live album: bassist Lisa Hoppe and Third Reality also return with an EP; Finnish Continue Reading