June 30, 2022 #1262

Lots of new releases to check out in this episode and several are trios: Canadian guitarist Gordon Grdina drops two new releases with different threesomes, bassist Nick Dunston continues to display originality with his release “Spider Season”. There are two from Toronto – bassist Alex Fournier and My Misshapen Ear Continue Reading

June 23, 2022 #1261

There’s quite mixed bag of new releases to sample this week: Mary Halvorson’s double album “Amaryllis/Belladonna”, both with string quartet, England’s avant garde pianist Pat Thomas with two Swedish buddies, French trio The Big Room, Austrian trio Blechbaragge, baritone saxophonist Josh Sinton, Italy’s Ghost Horse and trombonist John Yao & Continue Reading

June 16, 2022 #1260

This episode is loaded with excellent music from first to last note. It’s highlighted by some very noteworthy new releases, especially two from Intakt Records: saxophonist Charlotte Greve and the Lisbeth Quartet, and the remarkable drummer from Germany, Gunter Baby Sommer, with the Lucaciu Brothers. Two other drummers step out Continue Reading