Do the Jazz Shuffle

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This week we have have decided to do the jazz shuffle, and by shuffle we don't mean the jazz rhythm, but the feature that allows to play anything on a hard-drive in a randomized order. A perfect approach to revel through unexpected pairings, daring juxtapositions and accidental non sequiturs.

After all if one is careful to only add great music in her/his ipod or music collection, then no matter how random the selection is, it'll sound good.

Enjoy jumping from John Zorn to Vinicius Cantuaria, from Don Byron to United Future Organization, from Ornette Coleman to Timi Yuro, from Towa Tei to Bill Evans or from Captain Beefheart to Lester Bowie and realizing that it all makes perfect sense.

Happy listening!

  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Osmiza "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" Pop Gossip (Jazz Engine) 0:17
  • Host talk 3:54
  • Don Byron "There It Is" Do the Boomerang: The Music of Junior Walker (Blue Note) 6:22
  • United Future Organization "Doopsylalolic" No Sound Is Too Taboo (Brownswood) 13:39
  • Calvin Keys "B.K." Shawn-Neeq (Black Jazz) 18:15
  • Host talk 27:42
  • Oliver Nelson "Butch and Butch" The Blues and the Abstract Truth (Impulse!) 29:01
  • Keely Smith "The Birth of the Blues" The Essential Capitol Collection (Capitol) 33:32
  • Johnny Fourie "Autumn in New York / Manhattan" Once Upon a Time (M.E.L.T.) 36:18
  • Host talk 41:26
  • Towa Tei "Last Century Modern" Last Century Modern (EastWest) 43:01
  • Bill Evans "My Foolish Heart" Waltz for Debbie (Riverside) 45:47
  • Stanley Turrentine "Blues For Del" A Bluish Bag (Blue Note) 50:29
  • Ben Allison "Quirky Dungeon" Medicine Wheel (Palmetto) 54:37
  • Host talk 59:23
  • John Zorn, George Lewis, Bill Frisell "Gare Guillemins" More News for Lulu (Hat Hut) 1:01:43
  • Vinícius Cantuária "Tua Cara" Cymbals (Koch) 1:05:14
  • Lucio Dalla "Milano" Lucio Dalla (RCA) 1:08:40
  • Phillip Johnston "The Further Adventures of Slap and Tickle: Ta Da" Rub Me the Wrong Way (Innova) 1:12:03
  • Steve Arguelles "Recollections" Busy Listening (Babel) 1:13:26
  • Host talk 1:16:40
  • Ornette Coleman "Tears Inside" Tomorrow Is the Question! (Contemporary) 1:19:14
  • Timi Yuro "It'll Never Be Over for Me" The Very Best of Timi Yuro (EMI) 1:24:09
  • Rodney Kendrick "Led Astray" Last Chance for Common Sense (Verve) 1:26:58
  • Jason Moran "Aubade" Same Mother (Blue Note) 1:32:11
  • Host talk 1:36:35
  • The Skopje Connection "Ah, Martina" Amam (Enrico Blumer Production) 1:38:38
  • Captain Beefheart "Harry Irene" Shiny Beast -Bat Chain Puller (Virgin) 1:42:43
  • Leo Gasperoni Mamud Band feat. Lester Bowie "Leo, Parte Seconda" Amore Pirata (Il Manifesto) 1:46:21
  • 3Quietmen "Big Fire" Bartokosmos (Auand) 1:52:22
  • Host talk 1:53:57
  • Bunky Green "Tweedlee Dee" Playin' For Keeps (Lone Hill Jazz) 1:56:41

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