October 24, 2019 Episode #1124

Shows like this episode demonstrate why there’s so much great music being created these days. Bassist Lisa Hoppe moved from her native Germany to Switzerland is now located in NYC where she’s much in-demand. She’s a very lyrical player and her compositions are fearless and very original. Her Third Reality Continue Reading

October 17, 2019 #1122

I really impressed myself with the playlist this week. First off I get to play music by a good friend, drummer Nick Fraser and his trio and a tune from another friend, violist Ig Henneman, who is joined on her album by Jaimie Branch and Anne La Berge. Nick has Continue Reading

October 10, 2019 #1121

Featured in this episode are two new and different albums from Canadian guitarist/oudist Gordon Grdina, the first with Matthew Shipp and Mark Helias while the second features his hard-hitting quartet with Russ Lossing, Oscar Noriega, and Satoshi Takeishi. Both are great and representative of the talent of Gordon Grdina. There’s Continue Reading