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Tom Barford, Hugh Masakela and Count Basie

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The debut album from British saxophonist, composer and 2017 winner of the Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize, Tom Barford, is the featured release on this show. Also featured is a great collection of early Hugh Masakela recordings, and some classic Count Basie cuts. In between jazz rock from Gong and a selection of brand new releases.


  • Tom Barford "Bloomer" from Bloomer (Edition Records) 00:00
  • Hugh Masakela "A Felicidade" from '66—'76 (Wrasse Records) 07:44
  • Bobo Stenson Trio "Three Shades Of A House " from Contra La Indecisión (ECM) 18:45
  • Claus Hojensgard, Emanuele Maniscalco, Nelide Bandello "Purple Magic" from høbama (Gotta Let It Out) 26:18
  • Cave "San Yago" from Allways (Drag City) 34:06
  • Dan Phillips, Hamid Drake "Imminent Recline" from Trail of Inevitability (Lizard Breath) 42:16
  • Gong "Expresso" from Gazeuse! (Virgin) 49:12
  • HHY & The Macumbas "Wilderness of Glass" from Beheaded Totem (House of Mythology) 56:45
  • Hugh Masakela "Gold" from '66—'76 (Wrasse Records) 1:06:47
  • Tom Barford "F Step" from Bloomer (Edition Records) 1:11:44
  • Count Basie "One O'Clock Jump" from Essential Masters of Jazz (Proper Records) 1:22:15
  • Count Basie "Jumpin' At The Woodside" from The Best of Early Basie (GRP) 1:25:14
  • Count Basie "House Rent Boogie" from The Indispensable Count Basie (RCA) 1:28:27
  • Nick Finzer "Pyramid" from No Arrival (Posi-tone) 1:31:47
  • Nicolas Masson Quartet "Fuchsia" from Travelers (ECM) 1:37:44
  • New Thing Unit "II" from For Cecil Taylor (Creative Sources) 1:45:17
  • Hugh Masakela "Night In Tunisia" from '66—'76 (Wrasse Records) 1:52:28
  • Tom Barford "Ideology" from Bloomer (Edition Records) 2:01:32


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