June 20, 2024 #1366

Featured new releases this episode include the sublime and meditative “Central Park’s Mosaics of Reservoir, Lake, Paths and Gardens” by trumpet master Wadada Leo Smith and his long-time friend and fellow AACM member, pianist Amina Claudine Myers, 577 Records’ partners Daniel Carter, Matthew Putnam & Federico Ughi recording as a Continue Reading

June 13, 2024 #1365

New in this episode are five very worthy releases from other lands: German saxophonist Fabian Dudek has been tabbed a rising star and it’s easy to see why on his new release “Distant Skies We Dream”; the well-established bassist from Denmark Jasper Hoiby’s back with his 3Elements for the new Continue Reading

June 6, 2024 #1364

In 2023 the well-respected drummer Phil Haynes embarked on a project to document his past musical history. He made an impressive debut, releasing not only a 60-plus collection of songs called “A Life Improvised” with various bands, but also a book titled “Chasing The Masters”. There were hints of more Continue Reading