Mareike Wiening's Debut Album

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German drummer and composer Mareike Wiening released her debut album featuring her original compositions performed by an outstanding quintet of New York improvisers on November 1st . Metropolis Paradise is dedicated to Wiening's six year residence in the Big Apple and is the featured album on this show. We also preview the excellent new album from Sanja Marcovic and a couple of tracks from the wild and wacky world of Italian jazz wunderkind Pietro Bittolo Bon, including one from his latest release. The rest of the show is mostly a selection of avant-garde/free improvisation pieces.


  • Mareike Wiening "2 in 1" from Metropolis Paradise (Greenleaf) 00:00
  • Sanja Marcovic "It Has Always Been" from It Has Always Been (Self Released) 09:25
  • Zyft "Purple Room" from Midnight Tea Suite (Creative Sources) 13:44
  • Stian Larsen, Andrew Lisle, Colin Webster "Zeal and Perseverance" from Zeal and Perserverance (Va Fongool) 21:01
  • Nick Fraser, Kris Davis, Tony Malaby with Ingrid Laubrock and Lina Allemano "Zoning" from Zoning (Astral Spirits) 27:45
  • Samo Salamon, Szilard Mezei, Jaka Berger Trio "Mr. Ornette" from Swirling Blind Unstilled (Klopotec) 34:49
  • Peter Brötzmann, Heather Leigh "These Dark Waters" from South Moon Under (Self Released) 40:40
  • Mareike Wiening "For a Good Day" from Metropolis Paradise (Greenleaf) 52:42
  • Evan Parker, Joe Morris "Groove" from The Village (Fundacja Sluchaj!) 1:00:00
  • Pietro Bittolo Bon's Lacus Amoenus "How to Kill Peter Evans With a Rotating Tube" from The Sauna Sessions (feat. Peter Evans) (Long Song Records) 1:16:00
  • Cinema, Cinema "Cyclops" from CCXMD (Nefarious Industries) 1:25:45
  • Henry Kaiser "Frosty Boy Antarctica (for Albert Collins and Larry Coryell)" from More Requia, in memory of Great Ancestors (Metalanguage Records) 1:30:17
  • Dan Rosenboom, Jake Vossler, Tina Raymond "Withering One" from Trio Subliminal (Orenda Records) 1:36:12
  • Pietro Bittolo Bon & His Original Pigneto Stompers feat. Jamaaladeen Tacuma "Tamarrow Is the Question" from Mucho Acustica (Long Song Records) 1:41:59
  • Mareike Wiening "Misconception" from Metropolis Paradise (Greenleaf) 1:49:19
  • Lester Young "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You" from In Washington D.C. 1956, Vol. 2 (Prestige) 1:57:17

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