Each of February's shows will have some music recognizing Black History Month. The selected recording for 2020 is The Movement RevisitedA Musical Portrait of Four Icons, Christian McBride's epic, and you'll hear tunes from the album each week. This show also features Matana Roberts and Coin Coin Chapter IV -Memphis. The Chicago Underground Quartet is back in business with a new studio release, and two of England's, and the free jazz world's, iconic players have a new release as well. Saxophonist Evan Parker and drummer Paul Lytton celebrate 50 years of musical partnership on their new album for Intakt. You'll also hear French guitarist Pierrick Franc and his band with a churning track from his latest, Ex Novo Quartet. Lots of other great stuff too, including more from Benoit Delbecq, Sylvain Darrifourcq and Robin Fincker, aka Deep Ford. Enjoy.
Jeff Davis "The Fastness" from The Fastness (Fresh Sound/New Talent) 00:00
Jeff Davis "Mountains, Mountains, Water" from The Fastness (Fresh Sound/New Talent) 05:06
Host speaks 12:32
Chicago Underground Quartet "Unique Spiral" from Good Days (Astral Spirits) 15:09
AVA Trio "Cal Dei Turchi" from Digging the Sand (Self-released) 20:38
Mark Segger Sextet "For the Bees" from Lift Off (Self-released) 27:39
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