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Radio & Podcasts

New Live And Studio Records Plus Classic Mingus

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On this week's show we present new live albums from Steve Coleman and Enrico Rava. There are also new studio based releases from Adán Mizrahi, Byron Asher & Brad Webb, Brian Molloy Quartet, John Zorn, and Bruce Forman, John Clayton & Jeff Hamilton. We also dip into the archive for some classic Charles Mingus.Playlist Steve Coleman “Memes To Midas" from Live at the Village Vanguard Volume II (MDW NTR) (Pi Recordings) 00:00 Enrico Rava “Infant" from Edizione Speciale ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Steve Coleman, Artifacts, Wadada Leo Smith & Weiss/Okazaki

Read "Steve Coleman, Artifacts, Wadada Leo Smith & Weiss/Okazaki" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


M-Base in the house when Steve Coleman and Five Elements recorded Volume 2 of their live performances from the Village Vanguard. It's the feature recording in this episode, but it's got company from the very excellent ...and Then There's This by Artifacts (Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid & Mike Reed). This is a superb album. So is Wadada Leo Smith's A Love Sonnet For Billie Holiday Also sampled this week for the first time, music from drummers Mike Pride, Billy Mohler, ...

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Steve Coleman Five Elements at the Crossroad Festival in Imola

Read "Steve Coleman Five Elements at the Crossroad Festival in Imola" reviewed by Roberto Cifarelli


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Live Review

Belgrade Jazz Festival 2019

Read "Belgrade Jazz Festival 2019" reviewed by Martin Longley


Belgrade Jazz Festival Dom Omladine / Kombank Dvorana Belgrade Serbia October 22-28, 2019 Reaching its 35th edition, the Belgrade Jazz Festival added extra shows at the beginning and end of its run, making up a full week, or eight days, if the opening dj night is included. The organisers also hyperventilated on the booking front, with a few more starry acts than usual, including Stanley Clarke, Dianne Reeves, Steve Coleman, ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Trios, Trios, Trios and Vlek

Read "Trios, Trios, Trios and Vlek" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


This final show of 2018 is highlighted by trios of the usual piano-bass-drums (Simon Nabatov-Barry Guy-Gerry Hemingway and Elias Stemeseder-James Banner-Ugo Alunni), bass-saxophone-drums (Gonçalo Almeida-Yedo Gibson-Vasco Furtado), and trumpet/saxophone/drums (Flavio Zanuttini-Piero Bittolo Bon-Marco D'Orlando). Pianist Yuko Yamaoka performs the music of Satoko Fujii from Fujii's eleventh release in 2018, and the eclectic Dutch Ensemble, Vlek, makes its debut on One Man's Jazz. As always, there's plenty more to hear, and there will be plenty more to come in 2019. If ...

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Radio & Podcasts

A profile of Steve Coleman and more

Read "A profile of Steve Coleman and more" reviewed by Joe Dimino


This week Neon Jazz profiles the life and prodigious work of Steve Coleman. From his most recent release, Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (The Embedded Sets), to the early days of his career in 1985 with Motherland Pulse. The show features an interview with Steve Coleman about his life in music, playing live at the Vanguard, his love of Bird and more. Also featured is the New Orleans jazz-rock band Bonerama with a cut off ...

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In Pictures

Time in Jazz 2018

Read "Time in Jazz 2018" reviewed by Roberto Cifarelli



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