Mark Lomax, Rosetta Trio & Federica Michisanti
February 27, 2019
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Dr. Mark Lomax, II
400: An Afrikan Epic
is a monumental 12-album cycle honoring the 400th Anniversary of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. He used the music he grew up withspirituals and bluesas source material, and despite criticism and resistance from his music professors at Ohio State, he persevered. Music from Lomax's project will be featured throughout this month.
There's also more music reflecting Black History Month from the new: Chicago culture-maker Angel Bat Dawid and, from the past, a tribute to saxophonist
who passed away in January. New releases debuting this week come from
's Rosetta Trio,
, Italian bassist
, Gebhard Ullman,
, Dutch saxophonist
and the trio of
Playlist Stephan Crump's Rosetta Trio "In Waves" from Outliers (Papillon Sounds) 0:00 Host speaks 5:34 Stephan Crump's Rosetta Trio "Outliers" from Outliers (Papillon Sounds) 6:35 "Cruising Moor" from Liberty Ship Signal Horn (Eclipse Music) 13:56 Human Feel "Numer" from Gold (Intakt) 21:03 Host speaks 27:25 Human Feel "Imaginary Friend" from Gold (Intakt) 29:40 Quartet "Murderer's Home" from Samuel Blaser Early in the Mornin' (Outnote) 34:03 "Jack of Clubs" from Russ Lossing Motian Music (Sunnyside) 41:10 Host speaks 47:26 Angel Bat Dawid "The Oracle" from The Oracle (International Anthem) 49:59 Gebhard Ullman's Basement Research "Almost Twentyeight" from Impromptus & Other Short Works (WhyPlayJazz) 55:19 Host speaks 59:10 Federica Michisanti Horn Trio "Silent Rides" from Silent Rides (Filibusta) 59:32 Flavio Zanuttini's Opacipapa "Agitation Is Not Excitation" from Born Baby Born (Clean Feed) 1:07:13 Host speaks 1:11:29 "Synchronicities" from George Crotty Four String Nomad (Self-released) 1:13:30 Quintet "Reincarnation of a Lovebird" from Kresten Osgood Kresten Osgood Quintet Plays Jazz (Gotta Let It Out) 1:19:16 Orchestra Tokyo "Amadare" from Satoko Fujii Kikoeru (Libra) 1:25:40 Host speaks 1:35:29 Wietse Voermans Quartet "#3" from Live t Fest. Jazz Intl. Rotterdam (Self-released) 1:37:09 Vlek "Nocturne #2" from Speck (El Negocito) 1:46:15 Host speaks 1:51:42 Mark Lomax "Part IV: Day 60" from 400: An Afrikan Epic (Self-released) 1:53:04 "Charlie M." from Art Ensemble Of Chicago Full Force (ECM) 1:59:22 Host speaks 2:08:33 Joseph Jarman, Don Moye "Ode to Wilbur Ware" from Black Paladins (Black Saint) 2:10:49 Art Ensemble of Chicago "Fanfare for the Warriors" from Fanfare For The Warriors (Atlantic) 2:18:54 Joseph Jarman & "Dear Lord" from Marilyn Crispell Connecting Spirits (Music & Arts) 2:26:49 Host speaks 2:36:29 Chris Potter "Circuits" from Circuits (Edition) 2:37:50 Luz "Atacama" from Encelado (Auand) 2:47:12 Host speaks 2:53:33 Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow & Bobby Previte "The Break of the Flat Land" from You Don't Know The Life (RareNoise) 2:55:01
February is Black History Month and this episode features some music recognizing that fact. Drummer and musicologist