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African Cookbook, A Vocal Tangent, A Dizzy Atmosphere


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This week, South African jazz artists to African sounds in jazz, a vocal tangent, and finally, a Dizzy atmosphere.


  • Thelonious Monk "Epistrophy (Theme)" from Live At The It Club (Complete) (Columbia) 00:15
  • Somi "House of the Rising Sun" from Zenzile: The Reimagination of Miriam Makeba (Salon Africana) 01:50
  • Nduduzo Makhathini "Amathongo" from In the Spirit of Ntu (Universal Music) 05:36
  • Omri Ziegele Where's Africa "Back Home" from The Hat (Intakt Records) 12:43
  • Bokani Dyer "Ke Nako" from Indaba Is (Brownswood Recordings) 19:41
  • Abdullah Ibrahim "Blue Bolero" from Solotude (Gearbox Records) 26:03
  • Ahmed Abdullah "African Songbird" from Ahmed Adbullah And The Solomonic Quintet (Silkheart) 36:12
  • Cheick Tidiane Seck "Niger Mambo" from Timbuktu, The Music of Randy Weston (Komos) 36:12
  • Randy Weston "African Cookbook" from African Cookbook (Atlantic) 44:59
  • Booker Ervin "Number Two" from The Space Book (Prestige) 57:06
  • John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman "Lush Life" from John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman (Impulse!) 1:06:26
  • Anita O'Day "Tea for Two" from At Mister Kelly's (Verve) 1:11:46
  • Jean Carne, Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad "People of the Sun" from Jazz is Dead 12 (Jazz is Dead) 1:15:42
  • George Burton "Finding" from Rec·i·proc·i·ty (Inner Circle Music) 1:19:47
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "Until" from Ghost Song (Nonesuch) 1:23:23
  • Dizzy Gillespie Quintet "Kush" from An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quinet (Verve) 1:30:55
  • Dave Douglas "Cadillac" from Dizzy Atmosphere—Dizzy Gillespie At Zero Gravity (Greenleaf Music) 1:41:27
  • David Sanford Big Band "Dizzy Atmosphere" from A Prayer for Lester Bowie (Greenleaf Music) 1:48:10
  • Blossom Dearie "Everything I've Got" from Blossom Dearie (Verve) 1:54:40

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