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

February 20, 2020 #1140

There’s further recognition of Black History Month in this episode with more from Christian McBride’s feature album for the month – “The Movement Revisited” — and a special set of poetry combined with music in the last hour. New releases debuted come from the New Orleans trio Nutria, Georgian microtonal Continue Reading