Roberto "Zizzi" Zanetti, Orrin Evans, and Michael Formanek

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From Verona, Italy Roberto Zanetti takes us on a trip through the jazz of the Roaring Twenties paying homage to the music innovators who flourished during the social and political problems of the Prohibition Era. Orrin Evans raises the temperature with live recordings from his large ensemble The Captain Black Big Band and Michael Formanek displays true innovation with his new band the Elusion Quartet featuring Tony Malaby, Kris Davis and Ches Smith. In between more jazz, old and new for your listening pleasure


  • Roberto "Zizzi" Zanetti 4et "Thank you Mr. Monk" from NPU : No Prohibition Unit (CAT Sound Records) 00:00
  • Orrin Evans "The Scythe" from Presence (Smoke Sessions Records) 05:49
  • Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet "Down 8 Up 5" from Time Like This (Intakt) 16:06
  • Mikkel Ploug & Mark Turner "Faroe" from Faroe (Sunnyside Records) 25:38
  • Friends & Neighbours "Kubrick's Rude" from What's Next (Clean Feed) 31:39
  • Orrin Evans "Flip The Script" from Presence (Smoke Sessions Records) 39:56
  • Roberto "Zizzi" Zanetti 4et "Dow Jones" from NPU : No Prohibition Unit (CAT Sound Records) 49:58
  • Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet "This May Get Ugly" from Time Like This (Intakt) 54:21
  • Farmers By Nature "For Fred Anderson" from Out Of This World's Distortions (Aum Fidelity) 1:06:38
  • Fred Anderson Quartet "Like Sonny" from Birdhouse (Okka Disc) 1:15:33
  • Sonny Stitt "Four" from Just Friends (Live At Bubba's Jazz Restaurant, 1981) (Universe) 1:31:51
  • Roberto "Zizzi" Zanetti 4et "Outlaw" from NPU : No Prohibition Unit (CAT Sound Records) 1:41:23
  • Orrin Evans "Presence" from Presence (Smoke Sessions Records) 1:46:24
  • Michael Formanek Elusion Quartet "The New Normal" from Time Like This (Intakt) 1:55:33

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