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Clara Lai Trio, Sam Weinberg and Interstellar Nao


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A healthy dose of edgy new releases in this episode, featuring Spanish pianist Clara Lai and trio, saxophonist Sam Weinberg and trio, Bobo Stenson and several from the European hotbed of avant-garde—Netherlands (saxophonist Frans Vermeerssen, Cocktail Party Attack, saxophonist Bo van de Graaf, & Mixing Memory and Desire), plus a freewheeling session from Mexico City featuring alto saxophonist Rick Countryman hitting it with some of the fine Mexican free jazz players..


  • Michael Formanek's Elusion Quartet "Entropy" from As Things Do (Intakt) 00:00
  • Host speaks 07:46
  • Frans VermeerssenTrio "Percorso" from The Trail (Trytone) 09:35
  • Francois Houle Genera Sextet "Deep River" from In Memoriam (Clean Feed) 15:16
  • Blaz Svagan Quartet "13th Warrior" from Sound In Time (Aut Records) 21:18
  • Host speaks 26:50
  • Cocktail Party Attack "Oom" from Anthem Of Joy (Trytone) 27:47
  • Marc Ducret "Hiver, Ici" from Ici (Ayler Records) 34:57
  • Bobo Stenson Trio "Ky And Beautiful Madame Ky" from Sphere (ECM) 43:53
  • Host speaks 48:29
  • Sam Weinberg Trio "Paxton" from Implicatures (Astral Spirits) 49:45
  • Harrison Bankhead "Ancestors Of The Pharoahs Of Nabta Playa" from Velvet Blue (Engine Studio) 56:22
  • Host speaks 1:04:52
  • Bo Van De Graaf "Intense" from Shinjuku (ICDISC) 1:06:57
  • Roots Magic "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere" from Long Old Road (Clean Feed) 1:16:06
  • Brent Cordero & Peter Kerlin "Decolonize This Place" from A Sublime Madness (Astral Spirits) 1:24:29
  • Host speaks 1:30:13
  • Mixing Memory & Desire "Bullets & Drones" from Strange Destination (WLJWC) 1:31:35
  • Daniel Rorke "Armistice" from The Brave Ones Have All Left Us (SFM) 1:39:41
  • Host speaks 1:49:30
  • Max Johnson "Iban" from No Refunds (Unbroken Sounds) 1:50:28
  • The Griots Speak "If You Know Where To Look" from Destiny Calling (Origin Arts) 2:02:04
  • Host speaks 2:10:16
  • Interstellar Nao "Demon Chase" from 4tet (FMR) 2:11:59
  • Anna Webber "Forgotten Best" from Idiom (Pi Recordings) 2:24:32
  • Host speaks 2:33:05
  • Spiritual Warriors "Mantra & The Tender Side Of Sammy Straighthorn" from Hypotyposis (Self-released) 2:34:15
  • Illegal Crowns "Osmosis Crown" from Unfolding (Out Of Your Head) 2:41:54
  • Illegal Crowns "Freud & Jung Go Cycling" from Unfolding (Out Of Your Head) 2:47:46
  • Host speaks 2:53:30
  • Clara LaiTrio "Corpo III" from Corpos (Phonogram Unit) 2:54:37



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