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Radio & Podcasts

Billy Mohler, Bill Frisell, Jeong Lim Yang, Ken Stubbs & More New Releases

Read "Billy Mohler, Bill Frisell, Jeong Lim Yang, Ken Stubbs & More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Bands of improvisational genius, two takes on early Bill Frisell compositions, an album revisiting the legacy of First House, two productions by the David Breskin / Ron St. Germain dream team, and much more in this edition of Mondo Jazz. Happy listening! PlaylistBen Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Billy Mohler “Fight Song" Anatomy (Contagious Music) 0:16 Host talks 4:07 Dan Weiss “For Tim Smith" Dedication (Cygnus) 5:43 Host talks 11:18 ...

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Album Review

Billy Mohler: Anatomy

Read "Anatomy" reviewed by John Chacona


Can we please retire the old cliché about jazz from jny: Los Angeles being limp, wan and bland? One listen to pianist Cameron Graves' slamming metal-jazz or to the jittery complexity of David Binney's recent releases should be enough to torch that outdated canard. Now comes bassist Billy Mohler with Anatomy, 43 minutes of amped-up, torqued-out energy that pulses with the elevated heart-rate of first-wave punk rock. That's no accident. Mohler is a pop music pro, a Grammy ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Billy Mohler, Mat Walerian, Larry Ochs, Aram Shelton, Alister Spence and More

Read "Billy Mohler, Mat Walerian, Larry Ochs, Aram Shelton, Alister Spence and More" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


I was so taken by bassist Billy Mohler's playing with the Dan Rosenboom Quartet which opens this show, I had to go find Mohler's music. He's featured in the third hour. Also featured are a bunch of great new releases: multi-reedist Mat Walerian with a superb band of Matthew Shipp, William Parker and Hamid Drake, saxophonists Larry Ochs and Aram Shelton with their new release for Clean Feed, saxophonist Sam Decker (there's a trend here), more sax from Sweden's Martin ...


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