¡Golpe!, Josephine Davies & Ken Field

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Threesomes! If that's your thing, go for it, but in jazz there's no doubt of the dominance of trios as a common format. Four outstanding trios highlight this edition of OMJ: Portugal's explorative duo ¡Golpe! adds the outstanding bassist Masa Kamaguchi for its excellent new release, Totem, while two others maintain what's working: Bill Frisell with Thomas Morgan and Rudy Royston and England's Josephine Davies using saxophone and her Satori trio to take us through a Buddhism-related progam of fine music. Fellow Taint Radio host, saxophonist Ken Field, likely had no idea he would be making a recording when he stopped over in San Francisco on his way home, but one extemporaneous house concert later? Iridescence happened. Out of Your Heads Record label has a new offshoot—Untamed—and we dig into its first releases from Nick Dunston, Anna Webber and Michael Formanek.


  • Barrage "To Come" from The Was And Is to Come (Øra Fonogram) 00:00
  • Host speaks 05:56
  • Josephine Davies "Duhkha-Pervasive Dissatisfaction" from How Can We Wake (Whirlwind) 07:34
  • Pandelis Karayorgis Double Trio "Undertow" from Cliffpools (Driff) 15:02
  • Anna Hogberg Attack "Familjen" from Anna Högberg Attack (Omlott) 21:26
  • Host speaks 28:10
  • Jake Wark Quartet "Campfire" from Scrawl (Amalgam) 29:44
  • Stanley Jason Zappa "Operator, Get Me Bennington College" from Muster Point (We Jazz) 37:50
  • Ellen Andrea Wang "Lonely Woman" from Closeness (Ropeadope) 42:44
  • Host speaks 48:24
  • Charles Mingus "Original Faubus Fables" from Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus (Candid) 50:33
  • ¡Golpe! & Masa Kamaguchi "Chovamos" from Totem (Robalo) 59:49
  • Host speaks 1:06:22
  • ¡Golpe! & Masa Kamaguchi "Nocturno" from Totem (Robalo) 1:07:23
  • Martin Kuchen & {m: The Landaeus Trio}} "Sounds And Ruins" from Mind The Gap Of Silence (Clean Feed) 1:15:37
  • Bill Frisell Trio "Baba Drame" from Valentine (Blue Note) 1:23:39
  • Host speaks 1:28:51
  • Nick Dunston & Atlantic Extraction "Part II" from Live at Threes (Out Of Your Head/Untamed) 1:31:16
  • Pimpono Ensemble "NDFVRGNT" from Survival Kit (Self-released) 1:46:13
  • Host speaks 1:50:06
  • Fred Lonberg-Holm's Stirrup+ 6 "Salt Lines" from The Avondale Addition (Cuneiform) 1:51:22
  • Michael Formanek Quartet "Rising Tensions And Awesome Light" from Pre-Apocalyptic (Out Of Your Head/Untamed) 1:59:57
  • Host speaks 2:14:02
  • Anna Webber Quartet "Rectangles 3" from Rectangles (Out Of Your Head/Untamed) 2:16:14
  • Host speaks 2:50:46
  • Ken Field "Rise" from Iridescence (Ravello) 2:52:01

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