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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
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