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Jazz Hybrids by Brad Mehldau, Frank Zappa and Others


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This program looks at jazz mixed with rock in various ways, whether it's called jazz-rock, fusion, prog rock, jazz-funk, trip-hop or something else. The artists heard on the show include Brad Mehldau, Donald Fagen, Frank Zappa, Joe Zawinul and the Keef Hartley Band.


  • Henry Threadgill Sextett "I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air (Mosaic) 00:00
  • Zony Mash "Tekufah" from Voices in the Wilderness (Tzadik) 01:06
  • Tony Williams Lifetime "Spectrum" from Emergency! (Verve) 07:27
  • Host Speaks 16:19
  • Brad Mehldau "Herr und Knecht (Master and Slave)" from Jacob's Ladder (Nonesuch) 17:55
  • Affinity "Mr. Joy" from Affinity (Angel Air) 25:38
  • Host Speaks 30:39
  • Frank Zappa /The Mothers "Eat That Question" from The Grand Wazoo (Rykodisc) 32:26
  • Wigwam "Lucky Golden Stripes and Starpose" from Lucky Golden Stripes and Starpose (Love) 39:04
  • Host Speaks 45:40
  • Les McCann "It Never Stopped In My Home Town" from The Les McCann Anthology: Relationships (Rhino) 46:31
  • Vanessa Daou "Evening" from Slow To Burn (MCA) 48:30
  • Donald Fagen "Weather In My Head" from Sunken Condos (Reprise) 52:05
  • Host Speaks 57:28
  • Wayne Shorter "Capricorn" from Super Nova (Blue Note) 1:01:26
  • Joe Zawinul "Night Passage" from Brown Street (Heads Up) 1:09:10
  • Host Speaks 1:15:30
  • Keef Hartley Band "The Time Is Near" from The Time Is Near (Eclectic) 1:16:58
  • The Electric Flag "Wine" from A Long Time Comin' (Columbia) 1:27:04
  • Host Speaks 1:30:15
  • Orchestre National de Jazz "Theme From A Symphony" from Dancing In Your Head(s) (ONJ) 1:32:42
  • Stereolab "The Noise of Carpet" from Oscillions From the Anti-Sun (Too Pure) 1:41:05
  • Host Speaks 1:44:08
  • Terje Rypdal "Tough Enough" from Selected Recordings (ECM) 1:45:03
  • Portishead "Glory Box" from Dummy (Go! Discs) 1:49:46
  • Art Ensemble Of Chicago "Odwalla / The Theme" from Selected Recordings (ECM) 1:54:37

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