This episode carries on from the previous, playing music from a some of the important independent labels that keep creative music alive. ESP-Disk has been around, survived one crash in the 80s, and is still releasing great music. Son Of Local Colour is a 50-year-later follow up to English pianist Peter Lemer's original Local Colour album for ESP. The label suggested an anniversary concert to celebrate, and the gig at Pizza Express in London was recorded. Prolific saxophonist Ivo Perelman also has a new one out on ESP, and yes, Matthew Shipp is aboard, pretty much as always. The Lithuanian label No Business keeps digging up and releasing unreleased gems, re-releases of sessions where the rights have reverted back to the artist, and newer material as well. You'll hear tunes from the latest NoBusiness albums by trombonist Steve Swell, bass clarinetist Ziv Taubenfeld, and the highly acclaimed British trio of Evan Parker, Barry Guy and Paul Lytton. And I don't want to forget some of the contemporary labels represented in this show that are fighting the good fight: Relative Pitch, Astral Spirits, Out Of Your Head, Intakt. Props to them all! And major props to pianist Russ Lossing and trio for their new Ways; it's stunning.
Peter Lemer Quintet " Ciudad Anehenado" from Son Of Local Colour (ESP-Disk) 00:00
Host speaks 09:31
Peter Lemer Quintet "Ictus" from Son Of Local Colour (ESP-Disk) 11:59
Dan Weiss Trio + 1 "Please Don't Leave " from Utica Box (Sunnyside) 20:43
Malleus Trio "C Plus" from Play Nice (Self-released) 26:39
Host speaks 31:48
Ivo Perelman "Rejoicing" from Ineffable Joy (ESP-Disk) 33:59
Nick Dunston "Delirious Delicacies" from Atlantic Extraction (Out Of Your Head) 41:25
Gebhardt Ullmann "Head Quartet" from MicroPULS (Intuition) 46:18
Host speaks 50:23
Louis Sclavis Quartet "Shadows On Lines" from Characters On A Wall (ECM) 51:46
Andrea Keller "Suspended" from Transients Volume 2 (Self-released) 58:59
Host speaks 1:05:08
Evan Parker, Barry Guy & Paul Lytton "Part I" from Concert In Vilnius (NoBusiness) 1:06:51
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