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Larry Willis + Tomeka Reid, Ghost Horse, Matana Roberts & Other New Releases

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This week we remember pianist Larry Willis (1942—2019) who passed away in September, followed by the perusal of a pile of exciting new releases and re-relases building jazz bridges between North America and Europe, featuring Midnight Lilacs (i.e. Chris Speed, Marc Ribot, Danilo Gallo and Zeno De Rossi), Ethan Iverson Quartet with Tom Harrell, Simone Graziano, Tomeka Reid, Ghost Horse, Matana Roberts, Alban Darche and more.

Happy listening!

  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
  • Larry Willis "Hard to Handle" A New Kind of Soul (LLP) 0:16
  • Host talks 3:08
  • YES! Trio "Muhammad's Market" Groove du Jour (Jazz & People) 5:00
  • Ethan Iverson Quartet "Philadelphia Creamer" Common Practice (ECM) 9:33
  • Host talks 15:23
  • Midnight Lilacs "La Rosita" Midnight Lilacs (UR) 17:23
  • Matana Roberts "Fit to Be Tied" COIN COIN Chapter Four: Memphis 21:48 (Constellation)
  • Ghost Horse "Dancing Rabbit" Trojan (Auand) 24:29
  • Host talks 30:39
  • Simone Graziano "Kinkali" Sexuality (Auand) 33:00
  • Sketchbook Orchestra "Funky Diabetic" Ungatz (ORF) 37:56
  • Host talks 42:42
  • Kris Davis "Corn Crake" Diatom Ribbons (Pyroclastic) 44:10
  • Alban Darche, Matthieu Donarier, Meivelyan Jacquot "Elevation" Longboard: Being Wild (Yolk) 49:06
  • Host talks 52:22
  • Rez Abbasi "Blissful Moments" A Throw of Dice (Whirlwind) 54:08
  • Tomeka Reid Quartet "Old New" Old New (Cuneiform) 58:32
  • Photo Credit: Luciano Rossetti (Phocus Agency).

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