March 12, 2020 #1143

This is a pretty interesting show filled with lots of newer recordings: trumpeter Kirk Knuffke presents his trio in a live setting, the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, while Manila-based saxophonist Rick Countryman and Japanese drummer Sabu Toyozumi tear up the landscape also in a live setting; guitarist Joel Harrison turns his Continue Reading

March 5, 2020 #1142

This episode has a goodly number of trumpet/cornet/flugelhorn players dotted throughout. It didn’t start that way, but eventually the “theme” became a focus. So you will hear some fine contemporary players, like Brian Groder and his trio, Rob Mazurek (Chicago Underground Quartet), Daniel Rosenboom, Kirk Knuffke, and Nate Wooley (with Continue Reading

February 27, 2020 #1141

Sometimes in the course of progamming these shows, it happens that when the final playlist is finished, there’s a tilt in a certain direction. In most cases this is very unintentional. It must be some sort of subliminal direction to make it so. Or it’s perhaps it’s just “coincidenza” as Continue Reading