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Favorite Jazz of 2022


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This show looks back at 2022 by playing my favorite jazz recordings of the past year. Musicians featured include Nate Wooley (with his group Columbia Icefield), Hedvig Mollestad, Tyshawn Sorey, Wayne Shorter, and Bill Frisell.


  • Henry Threadgill Sextett "I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) 00:00
  • Tyshawn Sorey Trio "Two Over One" from Mesmerism (Yeros7) 1:02
  • Mary Halvorson "Amaryllis" from Amaryllis (Nonesuch} 8:14
  • Host Speaks 14:04
  • Zoh Amba "Hymn to the Divine Mother" from O, Sun (Tzadik) 15:53
  • Janel Leppin "I Pose" from Ensemble Volcanic Ash (Cuneiform) 23:03
  • Host Speaks 29:52
  • Hedvig Mollestad & Trondheim Jazz Orchestra "All Flights Cancelled" from Maternity Beat (Rune Grammofon) 32:03
  • Tomas Fujiwara's Triple Double "Life Only Gets More" from March (Firehouse 12) 38:44
  • Host Speaks 43:18
  • Youn Sun Nah "Round And Round" from Waking World (Nplug) 44:25
  • Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini "Auburn Whisper" from Auburn Whisper (GroundUP) 48:32
  • Aubrey Johnson & Randy Ingram "Olha Maria" from Play Favorites (Sunnyside) 53:15
  • Host Speaks 58:54
  • Charles Lloyd Trio "Blood Count" from Chapel (Blue Note) 1:01:14
  • Wayne Shorter/Terri Lyne Carrington/Leo Genovese/Esperanza Spalding "Midnight In Carlotta's Hair" from Live At The Detroit Jazz Festival (Candid) 1:08:35
  • Host Speaks 1:14:41
  • Columbia Icefield "A Catastrophic Legend" from Ancient Songs of Burlap Heroes (Pyroclastic) 1:16:21
  • Host Speaks 1:31:22
  • Miles Okazaki "In Some Far Off Place" from Thisness (Pi) 1:33:14
  • Randal Despommier "Igloo" from A Midsummer Odyssey (Sunnyside) 1:42:37
  • Talk 1:45:28
  • Tom Skinner "Voices (of the Past)" from Voices of Bishara (International Anthem) 1:46:32
  • Bill Frisell "Waltz For Hal Willner" from Four (Blue Note) 1:51:21
  • Art Ensemble Of Chicago "Odwalla/The Theme" from Selected Recordings (ECM) 1:54:04



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