January 06, 2011


Co-Host Jim Reil introduces himself, musically speaking, with a taste of what you can expect from his future shows - from vintage Ellington to last year’s Allison Miller and Mary Halvorson.

Artist: Allison Miller
Album: Boom Tic Boom
Track: Cheyenne
Label: Foxhaven Records 2010

Artist: Allison Miller
Album: Boom Tic Boom
Track: CFS (Candy Flavored Sidewalks)
Label: Foxhaven Records 2010

Artist: Abdullah Ibrahim
Album: Echoes From Africa
Track: Zikr
Label: Enja 1979

Artist: David Torn
Album: Prezens
Track: AK
Label: ECM 2007

Artist: Duke Ellington
Album: Never No Lament: The Blanton Webster Band
Track: Concerto for Cootie
Label: RCA

Artist: Quincy Jones
Album: This Is How I Feel About Jazz
Track: Boo's Blues
Label: Hallmark Recordings 1957

Artist: Vijay Iyer
Album: Solo
Track: Black & Tan Fantasy
Label: Act Music + Vision 2010

Artist: Keith Jarrett
Album: Paris/London - Testament
Track: Part VII - Salle Pleyel, Paris (Live)
Label: ECM 2009

Artist: Ernst Reijseger
Album: Janna
Track: Jangelma
Label: Winter & Winter 2002

Artist: Henry Threadgill
Album: The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings
Track: Bermuda Blues
Label: Mosaic 2010

Artist: Isaiah Ceccarelli
Album: Lieux-dits
Track: La luna dessedyanta
Label: Ambiances Magnétiques 2006

Artist: Mary Halvorson Quintet
Album: Saturn Sings
Track: Mile High Like (No. 16)
Label: Firehouse 12 2010

Artist: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
Album: Infernal Machines
Track: Transit
Label: New Amsterdam 2009

Artist: Dave Douglas
Album: A Single Sky
Track: Campaign Trail
Label: Greenleaf 2009

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