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Donny McCaslin, Kira Linn, Meshell Ndegeocello, Alexander Claffy & More

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This week's playlist features two recent albums by, or featuring, Donny McCaslin. Also, a new record by German baritonist Kara Linn plus a score of forward looking bass players and leaders, from MeShell NdegeOcello to Linda May Han Oh, Ben Wolfe and Philly natives Christian McBride and Alexander Claffy.

Happy listening!


  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Meshell Ndegeocello "Clear Water" The Omnichord Real Book (Blue Note) 0:16
  • Host talks 4:50
  • Kira Linn "Under Water" Illusion (Whirlwind) 6:09
  • Host talks 10:52
  • Donny McCaslin "I Want More" I Want More (Edition) 12:12
  • Idle Hands "Memphis Redux" Get a Grip (Posi-Tone) 19:35
  • Host talks 25:43
  • Linda May Han Oh "The Imperative" The Glass Hours (Biophilia) 27:55
  • Christian McBride & New Jawn "Obsequious" Prime (Brother Mister) 37:06
  • Alexander Claffy feat. Randy Brecker, Kate Martucci "Once Upon a Summertime" Music from Big Orange (Cellar Live) 45:10
  • Host talks 53:30
  • Ben Wolfe "Lullaby in D" Unjust (Resident Arts) 55:26
Photo Credit: Dave Stapleton

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