Brodie West, Anna Högberg & Veryan Weston

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Contrasting alto saxophonists highlight this episode. Toronto's Brodie West leads his quintet through a quirky and edgy set of tunes from Clips, while Sweden's Anna Hogberg leads a very free blowing group called Attack, and that's exactly what she does on her recent Lena. Another saxophonist, American Seth Trachy, brought along his mentor, the very respected Miguel Zenon for his new album which uses African Pygmy rhythms as the basis for his compositions. You'll also hear a couple of great Finnish bands, recorded live in concert, and the veteran keyboardist from England, Veryan Weston drops a tune from his new Crossings. There's plenty more great music for you as well.


  • Brodie West Quintet "Rabbit in the Snow" from Clips (Lorna) 00:00
  • Host speaks 08:27
  • Anna Hogberg Attack "Tjuv" from Lena (Omlott) 11:04
  • Orchestra Nazionale Della Luna "Prophète" from There Is Still Life on Earth (BMC) 21:13
  • Chad Taylor Trio "Birds, Leaves, Wind, Trees" from The Daily Biological (Cuneiform) 27:00
  • Host speaks 35:34
  • Reza Askari "Lady Bonk" from ROAR (Klaeng) 36:44
  • Bambi Pang Pang "Dr. Licks" from Drop Your Plans (El Negocito) 44:01
  • Host speaks 51:44
  • Brodie West Quintet "Tumbling" from Clips (Lorna) 52:09
  • Simon Nabatov Quintet "Plain" from Plain (Clean Feed) 59:21
  • Host speaks 1:11:12
  • Oaagaada "Ennakkotiedoista poiketen" from Lonna 2019 (We Jazz) 1:13:06
  • OK:KO "Piik" from Ateneum (We Jazz) 1:25:27
  • Jeff Albert "Ash" from Unanimous Sources (Breakfast4Dinner) 1:31:40
  • Host speaks 1:38:52
  • Seth Trachy "Jojo Yelli" from Zygmon (Ropeadope) 1:40:15
  • Jim Black Trio "What Are You Made From" from Reckon (Intakt) 1:45:27
  • Host speaks 1:48:16
  • Veryan Weston "Crossing Out" from Crossings (Hi4Head) 1:50:06
  • Paul Williamson "Freedom of Kinds" from Dark Energy (FMR) 1:58:36
  • Host speaks 2:10:31
  • Asher Gamedze "Hope in Azania" from Dialectic Soul (On The Corner) 2:11:09
  • Ombak Trio "Practice of a Principle" from Through Eons to Now (Setola Di Maiale) 2:18:28
  • Liberty Ellman "Rubber Flowers" from Last Desert (Pi) 2:27:51
  • Host speaks 2:33:39
  • Dennis Gonzalez' Inspiration Band "The Nile Runs Through New York (Part 1B)" from Nile River Suite (Daagnim) 2:36:09
  • Anna Hogberg Attack "Dansa Margit" from Lena (Omlott) 2:45:53
  • Host speaks 2:53:40
  • Ways & Simon Toldam "Love" from Fortunes (Lorna) 2:54:48

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