Yilian Cañizares, Wildflower, Shabaka Hutchings, Vincent Courtois & New Releases

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Second part of our weekly exploration of new releases [for the first part click here], showcasing new and upcoming gems with a special focus on musical forces of nature like Cuban violinist and singer Yilian Canizares, and prolific British reedist Shabaka Hutchings (check out his South African forays with his Shabaka and the Ancestors and with Idiosyncratic guitarist Sibusile Xaba!). A special mention for Chris McCarty's Still Time to Quit Project and the new album by Wildflower.

Happy listening!


  • Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" Mondo Jazz Theme (Self-released) 0:00
  • Wildflower "Under The Night Sky" Season 2 (Ill Considered) 0:16
  • Host talks 5:26
  • Chris McCarthy "Shockingly Effective" Still Time to Quit (Ropeadope) 6:22
  • Bowman Trio "Persistence" Persistence (We Jazz) 11:39
  • Vincent Courtois "Martin Eden Part One" Love of Life (La Buissone) 15:50
  • Host talks 21:06
  • Reverso "Blue Feather" The Melodic Line (Outnote) 23:25
  • Yilian Canizares "Habanera" Erzulie (Planeta Y) 27:36
  • Shake Stew "Get Up Eight" Rise and Rise Again (Traumton) 31:39
  • Host talks 39:13
  • Shabaka and the Ancestors "The Coming of the Strange Ones" We Are Sent Here by History (Impulse!) 41:23
  • Eric Hofbauer, Dylan Jack "Mopti" Remains of Echoes (Creative Nation) 47:48
  • Host talks 53:52
  • Sibusile Xaba "Phefumula" Ngiwu Shwabada (Komos) 58:12
Photo credit: Andrea Rotili.

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