Tuesday, October 27, 2009

October 27, 2009

"The cannonball" - Rubim de Toledo (The river)
"Pigling bland" - Soft Machine (Fourth/fifth)
"Gregorian" - Steve Coleman and Five Elements (Weaving symbolics)
"Reptoid alliance" - The Fully Celebrated (Drunk on the blood of the holy ones)
"Open window" - David Friesen (Castles and flags)
"Time has no ending" - The Jazz Crusaders (Old socks, new shoes…New socks, old shoes)
"A prayer for my family" - McCoy Tyner (Sahara)
"Outro (let them eat steak)" - Jazz Liberatorz (Clin d'oeil)
"Modal trane" - Turtle Island Quartet (A love supreme: the legacy of John Coltrane)
"Irish tacos" - Sinistrio (Live sessions at CJSW)
"You never know" - Tanya Kalmanovitch Hut Five (Out where the trains don't run)
"Big eater" - The Bad Plus (These are the vistas)
"Void" - Julius Hemphill Quartet (At Dr. King's table)
"Jazzy Jeff's theme" - Nuyorcian soul (Nuyorcian soul)
"Batucada" - Walter Wanderley (Sounds from Verve hi-fi compiled by Thievery Corporation)

Only 15 tunes in today's show? Well, that's because this was the Funding Drive 2009 edition of Breaking The Tethers and featured much more talk than music. All but one of the tracks had been previously played on Breaking The Tethers before (mostly in the past year) and were also included in the mixed incentive CDs that were offered during the show (all were taken, BTW). The sole exception was "Irish tacos" by Sinistrio, which appears on this year's "live at CJSW" double CD set (which is also an incentive offered during this funding drive).

BTW, $910 was pledged during the show today. This is a little less than what I had hoped for (I was hoping for $1000) but it's still great. Many thanks to those who made pledges!

I'll be back next week with the usual kind of show.


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