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Francesca Han, Ralph Alessi, Greg Spero, Camille Bertault & More


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Experiments from Chicago and elsewhere, technical mastery offset by sense of humor, jazz as sonic storytelling, and jazz standards' transfigurations are some of the main sources of inspiration for this episode.

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  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Greg Spero "Ruslan" The Chicago Experiment: Revisited (Ropeadope) 0:16
  • Host Talks 8:47
  • Greg Spero "Rose Petal" The Chicago Experiment (Ropeadope) 9:56
  • Host Talks 13:49
  • John Zorn "Eventide" Perchance to Dream (Tzadik) 15:58
  • Camille Bertault "Un grain de sable" Bonjour mon amour (Vita) 22:22
  • Daniel Bingert "Ulla My Dear" Ariba (Moserobie) 26:14
  • Host Talks 34:24
  • Michael Blake "Combobulate" Combobulate (Newvelle) 36:29
  • Yelena Eckemoff "Man and His Fish" Man and His Fish (L & H) 41:19
  • Host Talks 47:13
  • Francesca Han, Ralph Alessi "Chrysanthemum (for Kikuchi)" Exude (Exude) 48:31
  • Ralph Alessi "Residue" It's Always Now (ECM) 53:48
  • Host Talks 1:00:29
  • Cory Smythe "Liquiform, No. 1" Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Pyroclastic) 1:02:39

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