Lisa Hoppe, Sorey & Crispell, Gebhard Ullman and More

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This episode is very wide-ranging in styles and sounds; the boundaries keep expanding. I was very impressed with bassist Lisa Hoppe's new trio, Third Reality, with saxophonist David Leon and guitarist Tal Yahalom. Very original stuff! It's on a German label—Jazzhausmusik—so do some digging to find it. It's well worth the effort. Drummer, composer and influencer Tyshawn Sorey believed so much in a concert that he recorded live with the great pianist Marilyn Crispell that he insisted there be no breaks in the recording, just let it be the entire concert. It's quite amazing. You'll hear about a third of the concert. Gebhard Ullman steps fully into the microtonal world on his new MikroPULS, and there are some excellent trios with new tunes for you: Michael Formanek's Very Practical Trio, Chris Speed with Dave King and Chris Tordini, Pat Thomas and some English mates doing Paul Bley, Longboard from France, and De Beren Gieren from Belgium. Lots more, of course. Enjoy!


  • PeterPerfido "No Corner To Hide In" from No Corner to Hide In (Frère D'Ames) 00:00
  • Host speaks 06:49
  • Lisa Hoppe's Third Reality "Les Oreilles" from The Mighty Unlikely (Jazzhausmusik) 09:07
  • Lisa Hoppe's Third Reality "You Don't Know What Love Is" from The Mighty Unlikely (Jazzhausmusik) 14:52
  • Jerzy Maczynski "Chaos Part I" from Jerry & The Pelican System (WM Poland) 17:28
  • Host speaks 24:59
  • Pat Thomas, Dominic Lash, Tony Orrell "Ida Lupino" from Bley School (577) 26:54
  • Nicolas Caloia's Tilting "Stare" from Holy Seven (Barnyard) 38:59
  • Bright Dog Red "How Fast Can You Move?" from How's By You? (Ropeadope) 44:17
  • Host speaks 50:20
  • Rez Abbasi "Wedding Preparation" from A Throw of Dice (Whirlwind) 52:16
  • Matt Mitchell "Zoom Romp" from Phalanx Ambassadors (Pi) 58:13
  • Host speaks 59:34
  • Gordon Grdina, Mark Helias, Matthew Shipp "Stick and Move" from Skin and Bones (NotTwo) 59:46
  • Host speaks 1:07:11
  • Tyshawn Sorey & Marilyn Crispell "The Adornment of Time (excerpt)" from The Adornment of Time (Pi) 1:09:50
  • Die Parzäros "Tosqué" from La Cachaca (Jazzhausmusik) 1:30:49
  • Host speaks 1:35:36
  • Michael Formanek's Very Practical Trio "Still Here" from Even Better (Intakt) 1:37:04
  • Louis Moholo-Moholo "Mark Of Respect" from Four Blokes (Ogun) 1:46:48
  • Host speaks 1:51:29
  • Tomasz Dabrowski's Free4Arts "Peg Leg" from When I Come Across (AudioCave) 1:52:41
  • Longboard "The Thin Ice" from Being Wild (Yolk) 1:58:28
  • Host speaks 2:02:40
  • Gebhard Ullmann "JD" from MikroPuls (Intuition) 2:04:37
  • Gebhard Ullmann "Tanz Der Mikroben" from MikroPuls (Intuition) 2:10:04
  • Joao Lencastre's Communion 3 "On The Road" from Song(s) of Hope (Clean Feed) 2:15:39
  • Host speaks 2:19:47
  • Chris Speed Trio "Respect for Your Toughness" from Respect for Your Toughness (Intakt) 2:20:55
  • Chris Speed Trio "Helicopter Lineman" from Respect for Your Toughness (Intakt) 2:25:12
  • KaMaSz "Kontryfut" from Eight Rocks from Grandma's Box (Multikulti) 2:30:20
  • Host speaks 2:35:49
  • De Beren Gieren "10-2" from Broensgebuzze (Sdban) 2:36:59
  • Michael Eaton "Temporalities Part IV" from Dialogics (Destiny) 2:42:33
  • Host speaks 2:47:19
  • Andrea Keller's Five Below "Grand Forfeit" from Five Below Live (Self-released) 2:48:23

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