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Avant-Retro or Retro-Avant? Part II

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Anthony Braxton playing standards? Don Byron and Phillip Johnston playing the music of Raymond Scott? Nothing to be suprised about... as musicians have a more open mind than critics like to recognize. So here's the second part of this week's show focusing on retro-sounding jazz performed by forward-leaning musicians -a bit like the jazz equivalent of Blade Runner.

For the first part of this episode Happy listening!

  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Vangelis "One More Kiss, Dear" Blade Runner (WEA) 0:16
  • Host talks 4:15
  • Ballin' the Jack "Tapped Out" The Big Head (Knitting Factory) 5:50
  • Enrico Terragnoli's Orchestra Vertical "Valentine" L'Anniversaire (El Gallo Rojo) 13:15
  • Mauro Ottolini "Deep Henderson" Buster Kluster (Buster Keaton Film Project) (Azzurra) 18:55
  • Host talks 23:03
  • Francesco Bearzatti "Hobo Rag" This Machine Kills Fascists (Cam Jazz) 25:10
  • Phillip Johnston "Powerhouse" Phillip Johnston's Big Trouble (Black Saint) 29:37
  • Don Byron "Tobacco Auctioneer" Bug Music (Nonesuch) 32:43
  • Farmers Market "Some Fag Rag" Farmers Market (Winter and Winter) 35:14
  • Host talks 38:45
  • Anthony Braxton "Joy Spring" Seven Standards 1985, Volume 1 (Magenta) 42:14
  • The Four Bags "Beach" Offshore (NCM East) 49:45
  • Mostly Other People Do the Killing "Five (Corners, Points, Forks)" Loafer's Hollow (Hot Cup) 54:21
  • Host talks 59:29
  • Moppa Elliott "Slab" Jazz Band / Rock Band / Dance Band (Hot Cup) 1:02:44

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