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Join us for another week of the Jazz Continuum. Old, new, in, out, where ever the music takes us. Each week we explore the elements of jazz form a historical perspective. This week we take a look at some large ensemble works from Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Bill Evans and Fire! Orchestra as well as some recent releases from Kalia Vandever, Marc Copland, Joe Chambers and more. Enjoy!


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 01:00
  • Fire! Orchestra "ECHOES: Forest Without Shadows" from Echoes (Rune Grammofon) 02:30
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk "Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real" from Boogie Woogie String Along for Real (Warner Bros. Records) 14:40
  • Bill Evans "Walt for Derby" from Treasures: Solo, Trio and Orchestra Recordings from Denmark (1965-1969) (Elemental Music) 23:45
  • Kalia Vandever "We Wept in Turn" from We Fell In (AKP Recordings) 23:45
  • Nora Stanley, Benny Bock "Maurice" from Distance of the Moon (Colorfield Records) 28:40
  • Eri Yamamoto "El Sol" from Yellow Flower (Blau Records) 35:54
  • James Brandon Lewis Trio "Someday We'll All Be Free" from eye of I (Anti) 40:56
  • Drew Gardner "Hill Street Raga" from The Return (Astral Spirits) 46:30
  • Marc Copland "Round She Goes" from Someday (Inner Voice Jazz) 58:19
  • Thad Jones, Mel Lewis Orchestra "Polka Dots and Moonbeams" from All My Yesterdays (Resonance Records) 1:07:27
  • Art Tatum "Lover Man" from Tatum, Hampton, Rich... Again! (Pablo) 1:11:29
  • Duke Ellington and his Orchestra "Oclupaca" from Latin American Suite (Fantasy) 1:18:12
  • Joe Chambers "City of Saints" from Kobina (Blue Note) 1:22:32
  • Oliver Lake "'63 Impala" from Impala (Gramavision) 1:30:49
  • Geri Allen "Bed-Sty" from Maroons (Blue Note) 1:37:33
  • Randy Weston "African Village / Bedfort—Stuyvesant" from The Sprits of Our Ancestors (Antilles) 1:42:52
  • Eve Risser Red Desert Orchestra "Desert Rogue (Red Desert)" from Eurythmia (Clean Feed) 1:47:13

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