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Jazz Is in the (H)air!

Ludovico Granvassu By

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Inspired by Head Full of Hair, Heart of Full of Song, Pyeng Threadgill's investigation in music about the role of hair in her life, family, community and throughout the African diaspora, this episode of Mondo Jazz builds a narrative about hair, because —whether it's a braided bun or flowing tendrils —hair has always mirrored the cultural (and musical) zeitgeist.

An interview with Pyeng Threadgill and a preview of her recent album together with music ranging from the Lounge Lizards to Laurindo Almeida.

Happy listening!

Photo credit: Aria Isadora

Playlist

  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" from Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill) (Self-released) 0:00
  • The Lounge Lizards "Hair Street" from Live in Tokyo -Big Heart (Island) 0:17
  • Host talk 5:25
  • Slow Poke "Jar of Hair" from Redemption (Intuition) 7:16
  • Garage a Trois "Bear No Hair" from Outre Mer (Telarc) 12:30
  • Chico Hamilton "That Boy With That Long Hair" from El Chico / The Further Adventures of El Chico (Impulse!) 16:51
  • Nels Cline "Hairpin & Hatbox" from Lovers (Blue Note) 21:03
  • Bobby Previte "Woman With Blonde Armpit Combing Her Hair By the Light of the Stars" from The 23 Constellations of Joan Miro (Tzadik) 24:33
  • Host talk 26:44
  • Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 29:44
  • Pyeng Threadgill "I Went to the Water" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 31:43
  • Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 35:37
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Pearlie" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 36:14
  • Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 41:18
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Four Hours" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 44:38
  • Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 45:55
  • Host talk 47:11
  • Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 48:05
  • Pyeng Threadgill "Black Magic" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 49:33
  • Nina Simone "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair (Jaffa Remix)" from Verve Remixed 2 (Verve) 54:38
  • Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana "Capelli neri" from Thapsos (Il Manifesto) 1:00:05
  • Laurindo Almeida & Bud Shank "The Color of Her Hair" from Holiday in Brazil (feat. Bud Shank) [Bonus Track Version] (Jasmine) 1:07:04
  • Gil Evans, Laurent Cugny "Golden Hair" from Golden Hair (Emarcy) 1:09:00
  • Host talk 1:23:32
  • Alain Goraguer "With the Wind and Rain in Your Hair" from Go-Go-Goraguer (Emarcy) 1:25:47
  • Carlo Nardozza Quintet "Bad Hair Day" from Rubberduck (Jazz Engine) 1:28:15
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith "Devil's Haircut" from Boogaloo To Beck -A Tribute (Scufflin') 1:35:35
  • Either/Orchestra "Heavily Amplified Hairpiece" from Neo-Modernism (Accurate) 1:43:54
  • Host talk 1:52:26
  • Eric Dolphy "Hat and Beard" from Out to Lunch (Blue Note) 1:54:44

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