August 29, 2019 Playlist #1115

The dial must have been set to “eclectic” because when I looked at the completed playlist my only thought was that this show is all over the stylistic map.  For instance, there’s the Simon Nabatov Quintet’s new “Last Minute Theory” that extends group improvisation to new limits, Petter Eldh’s Koma Continue Reading

August 22, 2019 Playlist #1114

The Village Voice called William Parker “the most consistently brilliant free jazz bassist of all time.” It’s easy to concur with such a statement. Parker has been at the forefront of creative music, leading his own bands, working with the likes of Cecil Taylor and Don Cherry, publishing six books Continue Reading

August 15, 2019 Playlist #1112

If your tastes run to the “creative”, “avant garde”, “experimental”, or “free form”, there’s plenty of non-traditional music in this episode. Canadian Paul Plimley has long been at the forefront of free jazz, both in Canada and internationally. Sensaround is an Australian-Scottish trio that delves into improvised sound creation and Continue Reading