Tigran Hamasyan and lots of new releases

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On this edition of World of Jazz a packed show with new releases.

After a series of highly successful and praised albums, Verneri Pohjola presents his fourth release on Edition Records, which incorporates influences of his last three sessions into one defined and beautifully crafted collection.

With an exclusive release on Bandcamp, William Parker gives us a preview of his forthcoming 10 CD and Album Box Set, all new productions/compositions created with a beautifully wide range of well-tuned collaborators.

Stevie Wonder is the tributee of a collection of instrumental jazz interpretations of some of his most popular compositions performed by a wide variety of artists from the Posi-tone roster.

Guitarist Louis Volpe and drummer Sergio Verdinelli, one of the hardest working musicians in Argentina in both the modern jazz and rock worlds, have both released new records.

We also focus on Tigran Hamasyan with some selections from his back catalogue.


  • Verneri Pohjola "Monograph" from The Dead Don't Dream (Edition) 00:00
  • William Parker "The Golden Light " (Hymn) from Trencadis (Aum Fidelity) 08:31
  • Jared Gold "You Haven't Done Nothing" from Tales of Wonder -A Jazz Celebration of Stevie (Posi-tone) 13:02
  • Sergio Verdinelli "Bajasaun" from No Me Digas Loco (ears&eyes records) 18:13
  • Tigran Hamasyan "World Passion" from World Passion (Plus Loin Music) 24:00
  • Louis Volpe "Up The Road" from Before and After (Jazz Guitar Records) 34:00
  • Verneri Pohjola "Voices Heard" from The Dead Don't Dream (Edition) 39:04
  • William Parker "Baldwin" from Trencadis (Aum Fidelity) 46:37
  • Jon Davis "Ma Cherie Amour" from Tales of Wonder -A Jazz Celebration Of Stevie (Posi-tone) 54:49
  • Sergio Verdinelli "Piedra" from No Me Digas Loco (ears&eyes records) 1:00:00
  • Tigran Hamasyan "Voghormea indz Astvats" from Luys I Loso (ECM) 1:01:51
  • Louis Volpe "Travel Light" from Before and After (Jazz Guitar Records) 1:11:09
  • Verneri Pohjola "The Dead Don't Dream" from The Dead Don't Dream (Edition) 1:16:06
  • William Parker "It Is For You" from Trencadis (Aum Fidelity) 1:23:59
  • Works For Me "Send One Your Love" from Tales of Wonder -A Jazz Celebration of Stevie (Posi-tone) 1:33:49
  • Tigran Hamasyan, Tigran Hamasyan/Arve Henriksen/Eivind Aarset/Jan Bang, Jan Bang "Traces V Garun A" from Atmosphères (ECM) 1:38:44
  • Sergio Verdinelli "No Me Digas Loco" from No Me Digas Loco (ears&eyes records) 1:52:29

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