These days touring is maybe the most critical aspect of a jazz musician's ability to not only promote one's music but also to survive financially. Toronto drummer Ethan Ardelli is proof of that pudding. He's taken his fine quartet and hit the road across Canada for the month of November23 events from coast to coastand will be promoting his debut album The Island of Form. It's a feature of this episode of One Man's Jazz.
You'll also hear tunes from new releases by Jonathan Finlayson, David Binney, the Improvision Quartet from Poland and Norway's Master Oogway (the creator of Kung Fu from Kung Fu Panda). Prepare for chaos!
Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet "The New Normal" from Time Like This (Intakt) 00:00
Mehdi Nabti "Tinji Vs Ndate Yalla" from Les Régles de l'Art (Self-released) 09:15
Host speaks 14:25
Ethan Ardelli Quartet "Agua" from The Island Of Form (Self-released) 16:50
Ethan Ardelli Quartet "Thanks For Something" from The Island Of Form (Self-released) 24:34
Ensemble Fanaa "Water Song" from Ensemble Fanaa (Gold Bolus) 30:26
Josephine Davies Satori "Song of the Dancing Saint" from In the Corner of Clouds (Whirlwind) 37:36
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