Bach-in-Jazz + Concertos & Suites from Pharoah Sanders, Yusef Lateef and Rahsaan Roland Kirk


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Bach-in-jazz tunes from Ornette Coleman, Aki Takase and Bud Powell and we'll sample "Promises" an electro-acoustic symphonic masterpiece from Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders.' Then, Yusef Lateef's "Symphonic Blues Suite," Rahsaan Roland Kirk's "Saxophone Concerto," and finally the Exploding Star Orchestra. Welcome friends and neighbors to The Jazz Continuum. Old, new, in, out... wherever the music takes us. Each week, we will explore the elements of jazz from a historical perspective.


  • Petter Eldh "Kali Koma" from Koma Saxo (We Jazz Records) 00:00
  • Modern Jazz Quartet "Blues in B Flat" from Blues On Bach (Atlantic) 00:59
  • Bud Powell "Bud on Bach" from Bud! (Blue Note) 06:55
  • Camille Bertault "Goldburg" from Pas De Géant (Okeh) 09:25
  • Oscar Peterson "A Salute to Bach" from A Time For Love: The Oscar Peterson Quartet -Live In Helsinki, 1987 (Mack Avenue) 11:14
  • Aki Takase "Bach Factory" from Hokusai (Intakt Records) 31:58
  • Ornette Coleman and Prime Time "Bach Prelude" from Tone Dialing (Harmolodic, Verve Records) 36:26
  • Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra "Movement 6-7" from Promises (Luka Bop) 42:46
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk "Saxophone Concerto" from Prepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle (Atlantic) 1:01:36
  • Yusef Lateef "Symphonic Blues Suite" from Suite 16 (Atlantic) 1:23:16
  • Exploding Star Orchestra "Sun Core Tet (Parable 99)" from Dimensional Stardust (International Anthem Records) 1:42.35
  • Exploding Star Orchestra "Autumn Pleiades" from Dimensional Stardust (International Anthem Records) 1:49:06
  • Thelonious Monk "Bye Ya" from The Complete Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection (Craft Recording) 01:55:37

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