Kari Ikonen, Matt Piet, Alberto Pinton & Some New Year's Eve Dancin’

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Faced with a New Year's Eve show, this one was extended by two hours, and the last three veered off into dancin' territory. There were some new releases sampled though. In hour one, Finnish pianist Kari Ikonen displays his considerable talents and his "maqiano" for playing Arabic half-tones, on his solo excursion Impressions, Improvisations & Compositions, and Swedish multi-reedist Alberto Pinton checked in with his new All The Difference. In the second hour, you'll hear more solo piano from Matt Piet's impressive and personal Pentimento, before some other program hosts from Taint Radio contribute some tunes. I had asked them to choose something that represented the year just passed. After that, music to dance to. Thanks to all who have checked out One Man's Jazz in 2021. I wish you all peace and health.


  • Raoul Bjorkenheim "Transition" from Solar Winds (LongSong) 00:00
  • Linda Sikhakhane "Codes Of Light" from An Open Dialogue Live (Self-released) 07:24
  • Host speaks 15:56
  • Kari Ikonen "Trance Oriental" from Impressions, Improvisations & Compositions (Ozella) 18:39
  • Kari Ikonen "Maqtu'ah on Maquam Road" from Impressions, Improvisations & Compositions (Ozella) 23:21
  • Rob Mazurek & ESO "Parable 3000: We All Come From Somewhere" from Dimensional Stardust (Intl. Anthem) 27:40
  • Steve Cohn "Chapter 3" from The Novel (Self-released) 32:24
  • Host speaks 35:52
  • Alberto Pinton Trio "Dark" from All The Difference (Clear Now) 37:02
  • Alberto Pinton Trio "The Sentinel" from All The Difference (Clear Now) 41:17
  • Eric Revis "ProByte" from Slipknots Through A Looking Glass (Pyroclastic) 45:38
  • Bokani Dyer "Ke Nako" from Indara (Brownswood) 52:49
  • Nduduzo Makhathini "Let Everything Sing" from Mother Tongue (Gundu) 59:36
  • Host speaks 1:09:04
  • Matt Piet "Plod On As One" from Pentimento (Amalgam) 1:11:34
  • Matt Piet "To Elijah" from Pentimento (Amalgam) 1:14:45
  • Host speaks 1:17:44
  • Guest Bob Osborne speaks 1:18:12
  • Tim Berne & Matt Mitchell "The Rose Charade" from Spiders (Out Of Your Head) 1:19:17
  • Guest Ken Field speaks 1:24:31
  • Revolutionary Snake Ensemble "Que Sera, Sera" from Live Snakes (Accurate) 1:26:15
  • Guest Michael Stone speaks 1:31:19
  • Keith Jarrett "Lonesome Old Town" from Budapest Concert (ECM) 1:33:09
  • Guest Alston Boylston speaks 1:40:36
  • Joseph Daley "Patience" from The Seven Heavenly Virtues (JoDa Music) 1:41:35
  • Host speaks 1:48:09
  • Rufus Thomas "Trouble In Mind" from Just Because I'm Leavin' (Segue) 1:49:12
  • Sandy Evans "Peace On Earth" from Not In The Mood (Newmarket) 1:53:19
  • Host speaks 1:58:06
  • Joey Baron "Supposing" from Down Home (Intuition) 1:59:03

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