Iron Men

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We end 2018 with a bang as the podcast celebrates its sixth—or iron—anniversary. Did you give your significant other a rose dipped in metal for your sixth? If you didn't, shame on you! Get dipping—it's never too late. As per usual at these shindigs, we discuss groups comprised of the number of musicians that the anniversary is -er, sextets, in this case. Happy New Year!


  • Discussion of Lester Young's Kansas City Six recordings from the thirties on Commodore 05:30
  • Discussion of John Kirby Sextet's Complete Columbia and RCA Victor Recordings (Columbia) 17:30
  • Discussion of Albert Ayler's album New York Eye and Ear Controle (ESP) 31:30
  • Discussion of Jon Jang's album Two Flowers on a Stem (Soul Note) 46:00
  • Discussion of Bar Kokhba Sextet's album 50th Birthday Celebration Vol 11 (disc 3) (Tzadik) 56:00
  • Discussion of Jeremy Pelt's album Insights (Criss Cross) 1:06:45
  • Top Picks from last year's episodes 1:16:45
  • Pop Matters 1:24:50


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