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Pedro Melo Alves, Rich Halley and more

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the sonorous tones of the double bass echo throughout this episode, highlighted by a double hit of Israeli bassist Shay Hazan with music from new releases by his quintet and sextet, Argentina's Juan Manuel Bayón as well as Tom Abbs, and Kyle Motl with Abbey Rader's West Coast Quartet. You'll hear tracks from new albums by Pedro Melo Alves and his Omniae Ensemble, Rich Halley Trio, VWCR —a quartet powered by Ken Vandermark and Nate WooleyPhronesis, and Hobama. It's a good one.


  • Shay Hazan Sextet "Densho" from Good Morning Universe (NoBusiness) 00:00
  • Shay Hazan Sextet "Compassion" from Good Morning Universe (NoBusiness) 07:31
  • Host speaks 12:48
  • Shay Hazan Quintet "Who Owns Music" from Domestic Peace (OutNow) 14:28
  • Sylvie Courvoisier Trio "D'Agala" from D'Agala (Intakt) 20:33
  • VWCR "Track and Field" from Noise of Our Time (Intakt) 28:42
  • Host speaks 35:91
  • VWCR "the Space Between the Teeth" from Noise of Our Time (Intakt) 36:44
  • Albert Mangelsdorff Quartet "Triple Trip" from Diggin': Live at Dug, Tokyo (Enja) 42:51
  • Host Speaks 47:02
  • Abbey Rader West Coast Quartet "Uncovering the Jewel tn the Lotus" from Second Gathering (Abray) 48:35
  • Juan Bayon "Rupturas" from Vidas Simples (Ears&Eyes) 59:37
  • Host Speaks 1:05:00
  • Pedro Melo Alves & Omniae Ensemble "Onirea" from Omniae Ensemble (Nischo) 1:07:20
  • Raoul Bjorkenheim & Juhani Aaltonen "Eyes of the Wise" from Awakening (Eclipse Music) 1:20:54
  • Rich Halley Trio "Pussy Cat Dues" from The Literature (Pine Eagle) 1:27:14
  • Andy Milne & Dapp Theory "The Cusp" from The Seasons of Being (Sunnyside) 1:31:41
  • Host speaks 1:36:26
  • Rich Halley Trio "Misterioso" from The Literature (Pine Eagle) 1:37:33
  • Tomasz Dabrowski Ad Hoc "Lines for Bogdan" from Ninjazz (For Tune) 1:43:11
  • Host Speaks 1:50:07
  • Dwight Trible "Celestial Blues" from Living Water (Passin' the Vibe) 1:50:57
  • Host Speaks 1:58:49
  • Tom Abbs & Frequency Response "Quarter" from Hawthorne (Engine Studios) 2:00:00
  • Steve Coleman & Five Elements "Nfr" from Live at the Village Vanguard Vol. 1 the Embedded Sets (Pi) 2:04:57
  • Tom Abbs & Frequency Response "Binding" from Hawthorne (Engine Studios) 2:13:04
  • Host speaks 2:16:41
  • Phronesis "Matrix for D.A." from We Are All (Edition) 2:18:56
  • Wojcinski-Szmanda Quartet "Saga Of Dr. Paranoid" from Delusions (Fundacja Sluchaj) 2:25:55
  • Host Speaks 2:33:15
  • Humanization 4tet "Bush Baby" from Live in Madison (Ayler) 2:34:37
  • Hobama "Worth Nowhere" from Hobama (Gotta Let It Out) 2:43:42
  • Host speaks 2:47:59
  • Gordon Grdina}-Benoit Delbecq -Francois Houle & Kenton Loewen "Waraba" from Ghost Lights (Songlines) 2:49:25


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