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Random Acts of Roach 3, Trudy Pitts, Pete Rugolo


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This week, new and recent releases from Ethan Iverson, Ambrose Akinmusire, Mary Halverson, and others; We'll continue with Random Acts of Roach, a month-long centennial celebration of the legendary drummer Max Roach; and why not, I'll share a bit of my recent obsession with the Pete Rugolo Orchestra, and much more. Old, new, in, out... wherever the music takes us. Each week, we will explore the elements of jazz from a historical perspective.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club—Complete (Columbia) 01:50
  • Pete Rugolo and His Orchestra "Sunday, Monday or Always" from Out On A Limb (Emarcy) 02:15
  • Pete Rugolo "Snowfall" from Music From Out of Space (Mercury) 05:45
  • Ethan Iverson "Technically Acceptable " from Technically Acceptable (Blue Note) 10:25
  • Jun Iida "Shiki No Uta" from Evergreen (Origin Records) 14:44
  • Dave Wilson "Lift" from Ephemeral (Thelonious Records) 18:00
  • Elan Mehler "Justice and Honor" from Trouble in Mind (Sunnyside Records) 26:24
  • Ambrose Akinmusire "Flux Fuelings" from Owl Song (Nonsuch Records) 30:49
  • Mary Halvorson "Collapsing Mouth" from Cloudward (Nonsuch Records) 35:52
  • Max Roach "It's You or No One" from Deeds, Not Words (Riverside) 42:48
  • Dinah Washington "I've Got You Under My Skin" from Dinah Jams (EmArcy) 47:01
  • Thelonious Monk "Trinkile, Tinkle" from The Complete Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection (Craft Recordings) 53:27
  • Herbie Nichols "House Party Starting" from The Third World (Blue Note) 56:14
  • Max Roach "Almost Like Me" from The Max Roach Trio Featuring the Legendary Hasaan (Atlantic) 1:01:54
  • Trudy Pitts "Stolen Moments" from Me, Myself and I (Scorp Leo LTD) 1:08:34
  • Woody Herman "Freedom Jazz Dance" from Giant Steps (Fantasy Records) 1:14:35
  • Hilton Ruiz "Big Foot" from Piano Man (Inner City Records) 1:18:25
  • Jimmy Rushing "Baby Won't You Please Come Home " from The Jazz Odyssey of James Rushing Esq. With Buck Clayton and His Orchestra (Columbia) 1:29:54
  • Catherine Russell "Baby Won't You Please Come Home " from Send For Me (Dot Time Records) 1:33:26
  • Cecile McLorin Salvant "Until " from Ghost Song (Nonsuch Records) 1:37:07
  • Maria Schneider Orchestra "El Viento" from Coming About (Enja Records) 1:44:24

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