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New releases sampled come from guitarist Miles Okazaki & Trickster with the final piece of a trilogy, the unique ensemble We Free Strings, a powerful big band from Austria led by Barbara Bruckmüller, pianist Elias Stemeseder, bassist Billy Mohler's quartet, Swiss saxophonist Fabian Willmann, and poetry and free jazz from the trio of Fred Moten, Brandon Lopez & Gerald Cleaver. There's more poetry/music from Heroes Are Gang Leaders, plus a continued look at Albert Ayler's Revelations: The Complete 1970 Fondation Maeght Recordings. Enjoy!


  • Santiago Lacabe "Mallets" from Justici Adivina (Ears&Eyes) 00:00
  • Host speaks 05:01
  • Barbara Bruckmüller Big Band "Silence Is Not An Option/Hymn To Freedom" from Live at Porgy & Bess Sept. 5, 2020 (Self) 06:41
  • Matthew Shipp Trio "Stop The World" from World Construct (ESP-Disk) 15:32
  • WeFreeStrings "Love in the Form of Sacred Outrage (For Fannie Lou Hamer)" from Love in the Form of Sacred Outrage (ESP-Disk) 20:16
  • Host speaks 24:23
  • Elias Stemeseder "Foeggslia'l" from Piano Solo (Intakt) 25:52
  • Tonino Miani "Human Pieces" from Human Pieces (Leo) 32:43
  • Reut Regev & R'Time "New Beginning" from Exploring The Vibe (Enja) 40:23
  • Host speaks 49:16
  • Miles Okazak} "And Wait For You" from Thisness (Pi Records) 50:57
  • Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake "For Brother Thompson" from From The River To The Ocean (Thrill Jockey) 1:00:20
  • Host speaks 1:07:52
  • Ornette Coleman "Chippin'" from Genesis of Genius The Contemporary Recordings (Craft/Contemporary) 1:08:42
  • Mazam "Vento" from Land (Self-released) 1:14:18
  • Piotr Damasiewicz & Viennese Connection "Suite IV" from Vienna Suite (L.A.S.) 1:21:24
  • STL Free Collective "Tobacco Haze" from Live At Holmes Lounge (Self-released) 1:29:50
  • Anaphora "Where Do Adults Come From" from Lexicon-I (Auand) 1:38:34
  • Rex Shepherd's Tremid Spark "One For Billie" from I See You, and You See Us (Self-released) 1:46:05
  • Host speaks 1:52:31
  • Albert Ayler "Spiritual Reunion" from Revelations: The Complete 1970 Fondation Maeght Recordings (Elemental) 1:53:53
  • Albert Ayler "Curtain Call" from Revelations: The Complete 1970 Fondation Maeght Recordings (Elemental) 2:01:12
  • Peter Ehwald "Elfen" from Seven White (Jazzwerkstatt) 2:02:15
  • Host speaks 2:08:24
  • Heroes Are Gang Leaders "Amina (The Dutchmans' Three-Buttoned Suit et al)" from Le Auto Roi Orography (577 Records) 2:09:42
  • Heroes Are Gang Leaders "Shrimpy Grits" from Le Auto Roi Orography (577 Records) 2:21:23
  • Billy Mohler Quartet "Fight Song" from Anatomy (Contagious) 2:29:00
  • Host speaks 2:32:49
  • Fred Moten, Brandon Lopez & Gerald Cleaver "The Abolition Of Art, The Abolition of Freedom, The Abolition Of You And Me" from Fred Moten, Brandon Lopez & Gerald Cleaver (Reading Group) 2:34:52
  • Hugo Carvalhais "Organum" from Ascetica (Clean Feed) 2:43:23
  • The OGJB Quartet "Apaxionado" from Ode To O (Tum Records) 2:49:17
  • Host speaks 2:54:20
  • Fabian Willmann Trio "Last Song" from Balance (Clap Your Hands) 2:55:32

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