Michael Formanek Live plus new and forthcoming releases

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In this edition of the show there are lots of new and forthcoming releases including music from the Orbit577, Edition Records and ears&eyes labels. I am also continuing my exploration of the back catalogue of Italian saxophonist Felice Clemente. The main focus of the show is new work from impressive guitarist Dan Pitt, and, a fascinating meeting between Florian Arbenz and Greg Osby. I also feature an exciting live album from the bassist and composer Michael Formanek which features music recorded in 2014.


  • Michael Formanek Quartet "Pong" from Pre-Apocalyptic (Out of Your Head Records) 00:00
  • Florian Arbenz, Greg Osby "Wooden Lines" from Reflections of the Eternal Line (Hammer Recordings) 07:37
  • Dan Pitt "Ghosts" from Monochrome (Self Released) 15:59
  • Felice Clemente "Nuvole Di Carta" from Nuvole Di Carta (Crossroads of Sounds) 20:37
  • John Blevins' Matterhorn "We Know What We Need" from Idyllwild EP (ears&eyes) 28:14
  • Ben Wendel "Drawn Away" from High Heart (Edition Records) 33:22
  • Bocana "Vista La Vista" from Vista La Vista (Self Released) 40:59
  • Michael Formanek Quartet "Soft Reality" from Pre-Apocalyptic (Out of Your Head Records) 46:57
  • Florian Arbenz, Greg Osby "Chant" from Reflections Of The Eternal Line (Hammer Recordings) 55:03
  • Felice Clemente "Inside Changes" from Nuvole Di Carta (Crossroads Of Sounds) 1:00:30
  • John Blevins' Matterhorn "Pico" from Idyllwild EP (ears&eyes) 1:03:39
  • Dan Pitt "Which Way Is Up" from Monochrome (Self Released) 1:09:02
  • Lionel Loueke "Cantaloupe Island" from HH (Edition Records) 1:12:43
  • Matthew Putman and Michael Sarian "Part 1 (Nature Boy)" from Improvisations Vol. II (Orbit577) 1:16:40
  • Michael Formanek Quartet "Twenty Three Neo" from Pre-Apocalyptic (Out of Your Head Records) 1:23:07
  • Florian Arbenz & Greg Osby "Truth" from Reflections of the Eternal Line (Hammer Recordings) 1:32:22
  • Dan Pitt "Lester Sleeps In" from Monochrome (Self Released) 1:36:13
  • Felice Clemente "Lost in Blues" from Nuvole Di Carta (Crossroads Of Sounds) 1:43:23
  • John Blevins' Matterhorn "Triesnecker" from Idyllwild EP (ears&eyes) 1:47:39
  • Strange Winds "Lullaby to a Lost Llama" from Llamas in Chicago (ears&eyes) 1:53:01

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