September 1, 2022 #1271

I’m always excited to greet a new recording by Thumbscrew; Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek and Tomas Fujiwara have become one of the premier trios in creative music. Their latest release “Multi-Colored Midnight” is here and you’ll hear a pair of tracks in the first hour. Also new this week are Continue Reading

August 25, 2022 #1270

Saxophonist and flautist Zoh Amba learned to play in the hills of Tennessee before heading to studies in San Francisco and Boston. She’s made quite an impression on the avant garde world since, with an individual style that reflects on the folk music of her home state. You’ll hear cuts Continue Reading

August 18, 2022 #1269

This episode is packed with music from some very interesting new albums. Polish bassist Wojtek Mazolewski & Quintet, the much-heralded young keyboardist Julius Rodriquez, Swiss drummer Clemens Kuratle & Ydivide, Argentinean master pianist Ernesto Jodos, the indispensable bassist William Parker, new Portuguese quartet Apophenia, saxophonist Will Vinson and another great Continue Reading