Whit Dickey, Asher Gamedze, Quin Kirchner, Icepick and More
June 24, 2020
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brings to light the freer, more avant side of contemporary South African jazz (perhaps in a way that the revered
did over fifty years ago), while drummer
's latest delves into various rhythms and tributes to favorite musicians. Tying it together with his usual free jazz style is
who drops two distinctly different albums, both with
, one with
. Other interesting releases this show come from a pair of Toronto bands (
Trio and Eucalyptus), saxophonist
and Christian Rønn , and some exciting trios:
Ole Morten Vågan
, and Icepick featuring Nate Wooley.
Playlist Quin Kirchner "Batá Chop" from The Shadows and the Light (AstralSpirits) 00:00 Host speaks 10:14 Quin Kirchner "At This Point in Time" from The Shadows and the Light (AstralSpirits) 12:17 's Orenschmaus "Geroestet Peanut" from Lina Allemano Rats and Mice (Lumo) 21:32 Inland Empire "Hindsight Bias" from Inland Empire (Clean Feed) 26:26 Host speaks 31:52 Whit Dickey, , Nate Wooley "Take the Wild Train" from Matthew Shipp Morph (ESP-Disk) 34:08 Whit Dickey & Matthew Shipp "Reckoning" from Morph (ESP-Disk) 40:54 Trio "Pen In Hand" from Kenny Warren In the Heat (Whirlwind) 46:52 Host speaks 51:26 Rob Clutton Trio "Cloak" from Counsel of Primaries (SnailBongBong) 52:38 "Z-Time" from Damir Bacikin - Damir Out Loud Earworm (Shoebill Music) 59:28 Host speaks 1:04:09 Asher Gamedze "State of Emergence Suite: Movement 1 Thesis" from Dialectic Soul (On the Corner) 1:07:05 Asher Gamedze "State of Emergence Suite: Movement 2 Antithesis" from Dialectic Soul (On the Corner) 1:09:48 Asher Gamedze "State of Emergence Suite: Movement 3 Synthesis" from Dialectic Soul (On the Corner) 1:20:27 , James Brandon Lewis "Watakushi No Sekai" from Chad Taylor Live In Willisau (Intakt) 1:25:57 Host speaks 1:32:53 Icepick "El-Bound" from Hell Raiser (Astral Spirits) 1:33:55 Six "Blood, Sea" from Lisa Mezzacappa Cosmicomics (Queen Bee) 1:43:39 Host speaks 1:50:59 Aram Shelton, Christian Rønn "Spread" from Multiring (Astral Spirits) 1:51:52 Sexet "Inharmonicity" from James Carney Pure Heart (Sunnyside) 1:59:11 Host speaks 2:04:46 Michael Thomas "Distance" from Distance (Giant Step Arts) 2:06:32 "The Only Blues" from Mike Baggetta Sceptre (Fresh Sound New Talent) 2:18:42 Threadbare "And When Circumstances Arise" from Silver Dollar (NoBusiness) 2:26:30 Host speaks 2:32:36 Vance Provey, Bob Gorry, Paul Gunsberg "Extraction" from Collective Expression (NHIC Records) 2:33:34 Carsten Dahl, Ole Morten Vågan, Ivars Arutyunyan "The Storyteller" from Prism (Self-released) 2:40:12 Eucalyptus "Triller" from Kick It Till You Flip It (Lorna/HAVN) 2:46:10 Host speaks 2:52:11 Asher Gamedze "Interegnum" from Dialectic Soul (On the Corner) 2:53:43
Three albums by drummers highlight this episode. South Africa's Asher Gamedze's