New Music from Gil, Vandermark, and Yamamoto

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This show brings together an eclectic mix of releases from 2019.

The featured album is from exciting Spanish guitarist Arnua Gil whose debut bridges the divide between rock and jazz with ease.

There is also music from Ken Vandermark's first large ensemble recording in more than four years. The band is called Entr'acte and is a veritable "who's who" of the most interesting and important musicians currently working in the field of experimental music.

Eri Yamamoto's new one on Aum Fidelity has transcended jazz, classical and folk forms in creating her new work : for jazz trio & 50-member choir.

There are a pair of tracks each from cornetist/trumpeter Thomas Heberer and saxophonist Paul Dunmall. The former is in duo and quartet settings. and the latter in a trio with two different rhythm sections.

In between music that leans towards the avant-garde whilst embracing new techniques and approaches.


  • Arnau Gil "Viatge" from Mecànica vital (Microscopi) 00:00
  • Christian Lillinger "C O R" from The Meinl Session (Plaist) 05:23
  • Thomas Heberer "The Lion Cavern" from Miner's Pick (FMR Records) 09:22
  • Thomas Heberer "The Great Hill" from X Marks The Spot (OutNow Recordings) 14:41
  • Ellery Eskelin & Christian Weber "ABC" from The Pearls (Intakt) 23:00
  • Entr'acte "Perpetual Desk (for Ikue Mori)" from Soign Ta Droite (Audiographic Records) 28:18
  • Arnau Gil "Rumba pel Raul" Mecànica vital (Microscopi) 46:05
  • Paul Dunmall, Alan Niblock, Mark Sanders "Entry" from Dark Energy (FMR Records) 49:22
  • Susana Santos Silva, Vasco Trilla, Yedo Gibson "Great White Shark" from Fish Wool (JACC Records) 55:52
  • Paul Dunmall, Percy Pursglove,Tony Orrell "Nothing In Stone" from Nothing In Stone (FMR Records) 1:00:00
  • Gebhard Ullmann, Hans Lüdemann, Oliver Potratz, Eric Schaefer "Flutist with Hat and Shoe" from mikroPULS (Intuition) 1:14:09
  • Exodos "Prologos" from Heuristics (Leo Records) 1:21:46
  • Johnathon Crompton "Apathy" from Intuit (New Lab Records) 1:29:27
  • Eri Yamamoto Trio & Choral Chameleon; "Part 2" from Goshu Ondo Suite (Aum Fidelity) 1:35:42
  • Jeff Platz, Stephen Haynes, Damon Smith, Matt Crane "Range of Motion" from Theory of Colours (Umland) 1:51:38
  • Arnau Gil "Enyor" from Mecànica vital (Microscopi) 1:56:53

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