Pushing the 'Jazz Envelope' a little further

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This show includes a selection of new releases which, whilst being part of the jazz family, bring in other musical elements. Ayumi Ishito brings distortion, unexpected percussive rhythms, and competing melodies into play for her debut album. Daniel Herskedal offers ambient reflections in a Scandanavian context. Andrew Van Tassel draws inspiration from a broad palette of genres: bebop/hard bop, fusion, indie rock, classical music, and more. Cymin Samawaties and Ketan Bhattis cross-cultural approach delivers a fresh new sound. Matthias Mueller, Ricardo Tejero, and Vasco Trilla incorporate ambient noise, distorted brass, and scattered percussion into their complex improvisations. In between there are some more familiar sounds.


  • Ayumi Ishito "Looking Through Ice" from Ayumi Ishito & The Spacemen Vol. 1 (577 Records) 00:00
  • Daniel Herskedal "The Mariner's Cross" from Harbour (Edition Records) 13:36
  • Andrew Van Tassel "East Wind" from Shape Shifter (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records) 17:09
  • Cymin Samawatie, Ketan Bhatti "Modara" from Trickster Orchestra (ECM) 26:25
  • Steve Tintweiss and The Purple Why "Ramona, I Love You" from Markstown (Inky Dot Media) 34:21
  • Steve Tintweiss and The Purple Why "How Sweet" from Markstown (Inky Dot Media) 39:13
  • Greg Abate "Sunshower" from Magic Dance: The Music of Kenny Barron (Whaling City Sound) 43:55
  • Ayumi Ishito "Folly To The Fullest" from Ayumi Ishito & The Spacemen Vol. 1 (577 Records) 49:40
  • Daniel Herskedal "Hunters Point Drydocks" from Harbour (Edition Records) 55:42
  • Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard, Steve Swallow "Utviklingssang" from Trios (ECM) 1:00:51
  • Arturo O'Farrill The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra "Gulab Jamon" from Virtual Birdland (Zoho) 1:08:37
  • Cymin Samawatie, Ketan Bhatti "Gebete" from Trickster Orchestra (ECM) 1:15:42
  • Andrew Van Tassel "On The Up" from Shape Shifter (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records) 1:20:49
  • Ayumi Ishito "Constellation Ceiling" from Ayumi Ishito & The Spacemen Vol. 1 (577 Records) 1:27:48
  • Matthias Müller, Ricardo Tejero, Vasco Trilla "Implosition #2" from Implositions (Orbit 577) 1:37:07
  • Fugu Quintet "Firefly" from Interweavement (Self Released) 1:49:22
  • Daniel Herskedal "The Beaches of Lesbos" from Harbour (Edition Records) 1:55:02

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