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20 Years of One Man’s Jazz

Read "20 Years of One Man’s Jazz" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

This show marks the 20th anniversary of One Man's Jazz which began its radio journey on May 1, 1999 at CKUW 95.9 FM in Winnipeg, eventually shifting to extraterrestrial Taint Radio in 2012. Rather than just play something from my favourite recording list for each of those twenty years (that was too easy), I decided to ...

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Steph Richards, Kuba Plużek and More

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The much-acclaimed Australian saxophonist Sandy Evans' passion for combining jazz improvisation and Indian music continues unabated on her latest recording Bridge of Dreams. She brought together some top musicians from India, including the incredible vocalist Shubha Mudgal, Sandy's frequent accompanist tabla player Bobby Singh and the Sirens Big Band from Sydney for the project. Recently, the ...

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Flora Carbo, Mário Costa and Wocjiech Jachna

Read "Flora Carbo, Mário Costa and Wocjiech Jachna" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

This episode continues its mission to explore jazz from around the world. Australia's jazz scene is influenced by many great female players. In addition to Sandy Evans you will hear the debut of saxophonist Flora Carbo. Polish trumpeter Wocjiech Jachna and trio debut their latest, God's Body, while Portuguese drummer Mario Costa's latest for Clean Feed ...

Rock Pool Mirror

Label: Tall Poppies
Released: 2017
Track listing: Rock Water Temple; Lake Yarrunga Morning Mist; CliffEdge; Dasavatara; Blue Gorge; Curved Tree; Tree Tangle; Rock Warrior; Lake Yarrunga Colours; Stonefish; Lake Yarrunga; Rock Warrior 2.

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Sandy Evans: Rock Pool Mirror

Read "Rock Pool Mirror" reviewed by Barry O'Sullivan

Composed and led by saxophonist /composer Sandy Evans (OAM) this album of ambient landscapes is a musical response to photographer Belinda Webster's Shoalhaven Gorge series of photographic images which traverse the tranquility of rock formations reflected in still waters at dawn, to the darkness of chasms and rock formations in an area of unique and pristine ...

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Sandy Evans: When the Sky Cries Rainbows

Read "When the Sky Cries Rainbows" reviewed by Ian Patterson

The multifaceted Sandy Evans is often described as one of Australia's finest jazz musicians and composers. True enough, but as When the Sky Cries Rainbows amply demonstrates, this saxophonist surely ranks as one of the best contemporary jazz composers/musicians anywhere. A musical response to her husband, clarinetist Tony Gorman's multiple sclerosis, this sixty-minute, suite-like work conveys ...


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