Tuesday, May 5, 2009

May 5, 2009

"Gotham" - The Jerrold Dubyk Quartet (The maverick)
"Taking Jude out for breakfast" - Ion Zoo (Set free at the Cellar)
"Winin' boy blues" - Allen Toussaint (The bright mississippi)"Drum solo" - Billy Cobham's Glassmenagerie (Stratus)
"Second rare duet (extract)" - Lol Coxhill (Alone and together)
"Padrecito" - Medeski, Martin, & Wood (Radiolarians II)
"Jingle bells" - Bela Fleck and the Flecktones (Jingle all the way)
"Transit" - Darcy James Argue's Secret Society (Presents infernal machines)
"Sometimes I feel like a motherless child/Nonet" - Bob Stewart (First line)
"Down under" - Art Blakey (Mosaic)
"Flaxman" - Steve Beresford/Pat Thomas/Veryan Weston (Three pianos)
"Bittersweet" - Alex Clements/John Abraham/Zara Tellander (Between stops)
"Soul power" - T.J. Kirk (T.J. Kirk)
"Toccata in C major: Fugue" - Jacques Loussier Trio (Play Bach no. 5)
"Summer afternoon sequence I (extract)" - Roger Smith (Extended plays (1993-1996))
"The mad wife" - Phillip Johnston (Page of madness)
"Thorsburger: the works" - The NOW Orchestra (Animal tales)
"Fiasco" - Paul Motian (Live at the Village Vanguard, vol. II)
"Sometimes" - Ian Smith (Daybreak)
"Little B's poem" - The Blue Note 7 (Mosaic)
"Carla Lisa" - Chris Andrew (Not so fast)
"The ghost series 2" - Evan Parker (Strings with Evan Parker)
"The spirit of soul" - Ken Hatfield and Friends (To be continued… Ken Hatfield and Friends play the music of Bill McCormick)

This week featured a fairly wide and varied set of tracks, including some short(ish) avant/experimental pieces (Lol Coxhill, Beresford/Thomas/Weston, Roger Smith, Evan Parker), two artists who will be at the Calgary Jazz Festival later this year (Allen Toussaint, MMW), some personal faves (Paul Motian), some out-and-out crazy stuff (Bela Fleck), a funky tune (T.J. Kirk), and much more. I just wish I hadn't tripped over my tongue so much when I was talking about these tunes... oh well, there's always next week...


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