March 11, 2021 #1195

This episode presents several new releases from quartets (Toronto’s See Through 4, Germany’s Joerg Schippa, Alister Spence with Ed Kuepper, and France’s Shijin), some large ensembles (Alban Darche’s Les Gros Cube & UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra), free improvisation by Nate Wooley’s Mutual Aid Music, a couple of duos, some oldies Continue Reading

March 4, 2021 #1194

Mahakala Music is a small label based in Hot Springs, Arkansas. It was started by saxophonist Chad Fowler, and focused on improvisers with ties to the American southern states, but has begun to spread its wings. This episode features several new albums from Mahakala: Doplarians, Ivo Perelman & Matthew Shipp, Continue Reading

February 25, 2021 #1193

There’s been much speculation that when this infernal pandemic is under control and life gets back to as normal as possible that there may well be a true renaissance in the arts. Wouldn’t it be something if we had the emergence of a new loft scene with jazz musicians creating Continue Reading