Ice, Ice, Baby

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Mike's apparently random picks for this episode, whose release dates range from the mid-fifties to this very year, turn out to have at least one aspect in common: the artists involved illustrate different aspects of "cool."

After detours exploring Michel Petrucciani's personal life and Mike's beef with British jazz critics, we wind things up by discussing a classic release from folkster Gillian Welch in our pop matters segment.


  • Discussion of The Necks's album Body (Northern Spy) 3:50
  • Discussion of Evan Parker's album Memory/Vision (ECM) 20:35
  • Discussion of Lee Konitz's album Toot Sweet (Owl) 36:10
  • Discussion of the Modern Jazz Quartet's album The Complete Modern Jazz Quartet Prestige and Pablo Recordings (Fantasy) 49:35
  • Pop Matters -1:04:45

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