March 04, 2012

PLAYLIST for MARCH 7, 2012

Recent jazz releases featuring saxophonists
Harry Allen, Charles Gayle, Brian Landrus,
Doug Martin, Evan Parker, John Surman,
Gary Smulyan, Jesper Thilo, Frans Vermeerssen and Jason Yarde and trumpet/flugelhorn players
Guido Basso, Jimmy Owens and Craig Pedersen.

We’ll also give you a taste of the music of saxophonist Donny McCaslin whose band will be playing at the NAC Fourth Stage on
Monday March 19.

Artist: Andrew McCormack & Jason Yarde
Album: Places and Other Spaces
Tune: Dark Too Bright
Label: Edition

Artist: Doug Martin
Album: Odyssey
Tune: Kafka Was Here
Label: Backburner

Artist: John Surman
Album: Flashpoint: NDR Jazz Workshop
Tune: Mayflower
Label: Cuneiform

Artist: Donny McCaslin
Album: Recommended Tools
Tune: Excursion
Label: Greenleaf Music

Artist: Harry Allen
Album: Rhythm on the River
Tune: Blue River
Label: Challenge

Artist: Jesper Thilo & Harry Edison
Album: The American Stars
Tune: Blue and Sentimental
Label: Storyville

Artist: Jesper Thilo & Al Grey
Album: The American Stars
Tune: Just Jazz
Label: Storyville

Artist: Jesper Thilo & Clark Terry
Album: The American Stars
Tune: Cotton Tail
Label: Storyville

Artist: Craig Pedersen Quartet
Album: Days Like Today
Tune: Work of Fiction
Label: Pedersen

Artist: Craig Pedersen Quartet
Album: Days Like Today
Tune: Points From Centre
Label: Pedersen

Artist: Talking Cows [Frans Vermeerssen]
Album: Almost Human
Tune: Hop On, Hop Off
Label: Jazzsick

Artist: Charles Gayle Trio
Album: Streets
Tune: Compassion 1
Label: Northern-Spy

Artist: Guido Basso
Album: Changing Partners
Tune: Freddie Freeloader
Label: Rhythm Tracks

Artist: Jimmy Owens
Album: The Monk Project
Tune: Pannonica
Label: ipo

Artist: Gary Smulyan
Album: Smul’s Paradise
Tune: Dlues For D.P.
Label: Capri

Artist: The Landrus Kaleidoscope
Album: Capsule
Tune: 71 and On The Road
Label: BlueLand

Artist: Evan Parker/Wes Neal/Joe Sorbara
Album: At Somewhere There
Tune: At Somewhere There
Label: Barnyard


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