Gordon Grdina, Karl Berger & Jason Kao Hwang, Byron Asher & Colin Hinton
October 23, 2019
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is masterfully adept at guitar and oud, so that flexibility leads to many possibilities for playing opportunities, from jazz and improv settings to his world music group, Haram. This episode finds Grdina opening things up with music from two very recent recordings:
Skin and Bones
with his Quartet (
). You'll also hear some state-of-the-art improvisation from violinist
Jason Kao Hwang
, the trio of
, New York drummer
, the electronic duo Dustlights, and Polish saxophonist Jerzy Maczynski. Top that off with some "Skrontch" from New Orleans' saxophonist
, and this episode will keep you entertained.
Playlist Gordon Gridina, Matthew Shipp, Mark Helias "The Slip" from Skin and Bones (Not Two) 00:00 Host speaks 08:58 Gordon Grdina Quartet "Benbow" from Cooper's Park (Songlines) 10:41 's Acoustic Unity " Broken Beauty" from Gard Nilssen To Whom Who Buys A Record (Odin) 21:13 Trio " Echoes/The Impaler" from Steve Lehman The People I Love ( Pi) 26:1 Host speaks 31:20 's Tilting "Wren" from Nicolas Caloia Holy Seven (Barnyard) 32:57 "Aphoristic" from Michael Eaton Dialogical (Destiny) 41:17 "Clarity 6" from Michael Gregory Jackson WHENYOUFINDITYOUWILKNOW (Golden) 47:59 Host speaks 52:05 Jerzy Maczynski "Zoza Hej" from Jerry And The Pelican System (WM Poland) 53:09 " Walk To The Mountain" from Cristiano Calcagnile Multikulti: Cherry On (Caligola) 59:47 Host speaks 1:04:49 Colin Hinton "Slab Warmth" from Simulacra (Panoramic) 1:07:15 Dustlights "The Tunnel" from Dreams Inside ( Ropeadope) 1:17:35 Trio "Cold Brewed" from John Hébert Floodstage (Clean Feed) 1:23:49 Host speaks 1:30:4 Karl Berger, Jason Kao Hwang "Arise" from Conjure (Self released) 1:33:36 Karl Berger, Jason Kao Hwang "Beyond Reach" from Conjure (Self released) 1:39:38 "Singing Witches" from Stefan Aeby Piano Solo (Intakt) 1:46:34 Host speaks 1:49:26 & The Untempered Ensemble "One Should Not Go to Bed with the Roof on Fire" from Bill Cole Music For Yoruba Proverbs (Self-released) 1:51:15 "Raindrops In Uncommon Times" from Joel Harrison Still Point: Turning World (Whirlwind) 1:59:07 Host speaks 2:08:49 Byron Asher "Blues Obligato" from Skrontch Music ( Sinking City) 2:11:40 Golpe "Futuro" from Tundra (Robalo) 2:24:32 Host speaks 2:31:5 Daniel Carter, Billy Martin, Brad Farberman "The Time Is Near" from Just Don't Die (Ropeadope) 2:33:10 "Song With Owen" from Harris Eisenstadt Old Growth Forest II (Astral Spirits) 2:40:15 Host speaks 2:45:32 Trio Plus 1 "Orange" from Dan Weiss Utica Box (Sunnyside) 2:46:23