Vijay Iyer, Max Moran and more

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This week we begin with Vijay Iyer playing music from Far From Over, the powerful release he has recorded with his Sextet and profiling their show in Kansas City at The Gem Theater headlining a stellar night of jazz that was kicked off by a performance with Hermon Mehari and Logan Richardson. We also focus on Pittsburgh's jazz cat DK Anderson and a look into a chance meeting he had with the great Stanley Turrentine.

We also feature modern day bassist Max Moran and his current project, the Neospectric. Max talked about his roots that began with the mighty Charles Mingus and other tales involving Brian Blade. The proverbial jazz lights will be lowered in honor of Halloween with a classic called by Louis Armstrong and Jimmy Dorsey with his Orchestra.


  • Vijay Iyer Sextet "Into Action" Far From Over (ECM) 00:00
  • Host talks 5:09
  • John Carisi "How About You" The Music of John Carisi (Fresh Sound Records) 9:50
  • DK Anderson "Lady Grinning Soul" Quantum Truth(Darnell Kenneth Anderson) 13:47
  • Host talks 18:38
  • Stanley Turrentine "Journey Into Melody" Look Out (Blue Note) 20:30
  • Bob Watt and Friends "Missing Miles " I Play French Horn (MSR Classics) 25:30
  • Host talks 30:03
  • Duke Ellington "Satin Dll" His Piano and His Orchestra at the Bal Masque (Columbia Records) 31:01
  • Max Moran and the Neospectric "The Grass" Neospectric (Bubble Bath Records) 34:53
  • Host talks 39:26
  • Charles Mingus "Haitian Fight Song" The Clown (Atlantic Records) 40:37
  • Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band "Walking Funny" Body and Shadow (Blue Note Records)—45:48
  • Host talks 51:05
  • Louis Armstrong with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra "The Skeleton in the Closet" Halloween Classics Vol. 2 (Warner Music) 52:57

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