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Antibalas, Oddjob, Pharoah Sanders, Greg Ward & Other New Releases

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We start 2020 where we left off in 2019, exploring great new releases. In this segment we feature music ranging from the upcoming release of the Afrobeat ambassadors Antibalas, who are turning 20 this year, to a previously unreleased superb 1975 live performance by Pharoah Sanders. In the process we take a look at the vibrant Swedish scene with the music of Oddjob and its pianist Daniel Karlsson, two recent albums featuring saxophonist Greg Ward, a very original take on Cole Porter and the contagious music of Michael Mwenso and the Horne Electric Band together with one of our favorite albums of 2019, Everybody Wins by Amendola vs. Blades.

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Playlist

  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Greg Ward's Rogue Parade "Metropolis" Stomping off from Greenwood (Greg Ward Presents Rogue Parade) (Greenleaf) 0:16
  • Host talks 7:16
  • Soul Message Band "Sir Charles" Soulful Days (Delmark) 8:38
  • Amendola vs. Blades "Hi-Lo" Everybody Wins (Royal Potato Family) 17:10
  • Daniel Karlsson Trio "Metropolis" Fuse Number Eleven (Brus & Knaster) 23:12
  • Host talks 28:34
  • Oddjob "Kong" Kong (Headspin) 30:29
  • Pharoah Sanders "Love Is Here : Part 2" Live in Paris (1975) (Transversales Disques) 35:59
  • Antibalas "Fight Am Finish" Fu Chronicles (Antibalas) 43:33
  • Host talks 49:59
  • Mwenso & the Shakes "Resolute" Emergence [The Process of Coming Into Being] (Ropeadope) 52:16
  • Lica Cecato and Paolo Baltaro Orchestra "Love for Sale" Call Porter (Banksville) 59:46
  • Host talks 1:01:57
  • Horne Electric Band "Cunning Linguist" Horne Electric Band (Ropeadope) 1:03:18
Photo credit: Céline Pinget.

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