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Kelso, Ricciardi & Lussu, and University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra

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Three new albums dominate the show....

Mark Kelso is an award-winning Jazz drummer who has worked with artists such as Donny McCaslin, Pat Metheny, Holly Cole, Gino Vannelli and numerous others. Playing in every genre from Jazz to Pop to Latin to Orchestral, Mark has been able to finesse his technique as a drummer and composer, as well as open himself up to a wide variety of influences. His new solo album is a departure from the Fusion styles of the Juno nominated Jazz Exiles, and instead explores a more traditional style

In their first duo album just released for the newborn Gibigiana Records founded by the artists themselves, besides original music, singer Alice Ricciardi and pianist Pietro Lussu pick through their favorites from various musical sources: the majesty of the American Songbook, Pop Music from the 50s and 60s , Contemporary Music. In a very eclectic musical program the "fil rouge" is embodied by the unique sound and cool approach of the duo.

The Faculty of Music, University of Toronto bring an album of new music by the University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra. This collection of new music represents several facets of their Jazz Program, with students demonstrating their skills as composers, arrangers, large ensemble performers, and improvisers.

In between lots more new music and some classic Sonny Rollins

Playlist

  • The Mark Kelso Jazz Project "The Chronicles of Fezziwig" from The Chronicles of Fezziwig (Self Released) 00:00
  • Alice Ricciardi & Pietro Lussu "Catch a Falling Star" from Catch a Falling Star (Gibigiana Records) 05:46
  • The University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra "Medium Blue" from Embargo (University of Toronto) 10:03
  • Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Bobby Kapp "Ineffable Joy" from Ineffable Joy (ESP DISK) 17:01
  • Gorilla Mask "Rampage" from Brain Drain (Clean Feed) 21:31
  • Paul Dunmall, Philip Gibbs, James Owston, Jim Bashford "Inner and Outer" from Inner and Outer (FMR Records) 26:49
  • The Mark Kelso Jazz Project "A Message From Idris" from The Chronicles of Fezziwig (Self Released) 36:19
  • Alice Ricciardi & Pietro Lussu "Sunday, Monday and Always" from Catch a Falling Star (Gibigiana Records) 41:23
  • The University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra "Apollo" from Embargo (University of Toronto) 47:05
  • Sonny Rollins "I've Found a New Baby" from Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders (Prestige) 56:26
  • Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Bobby Kapp "Bliss" from Ineffable Joy (ESP DISK) 1:00:54
  • Gorilla Mask "Forgive Me, Mother" from Brain Drain (Clean Feed) 1:09:30
  • Sam Gill's Coursed Waters "Nodap" from Many Altered Returns (Earshift Records) 1:13:56
  • Alice Ricciardi & Pietro Lussu "And Pink, And Gold And Blue" from Catch A Falling Star (Gibigiana Records) 1:26:52
  • The University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra "Undiagnosed" from Embargo (University of Toronto) 1:29:34
  • Ivo Perelman, Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Bobby Kapp "Exuberance" from Ineffable Joy (ESP DISK) 1:35:46
  • Gorilla Mask "The Nihilist" from Brain Drain (Clean Feed) 01:43:25
  • The Mark Kelso Jazz Project "A Refraction of Light" from The Chronicles of Fezziwig (Self Released) 1:47:30
  • Paul Dunmall, Philip Gibbs, James Owston, Jim Bashford "Inner Time" from Inner and Outer (FMR Records) 1:54:55

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