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Yuhan Su + Sounds of the Middle East


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This week we will feature a selection of music that congers of the sounds of the Middle-East though the lens of jazz. Our featured new release will be Liberated Gesture by Taiwanese vibraphonist and composer Yuhan Su. Old, new, in, out... wherever the music takes us. Each week, we will explore the elements of jazz from a historical perspective.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 00:30
  • Cannonball Adderley Quintet "Hippodelphia" from Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!—Live at "The Club" (Capitol Records) 02:00
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk "Night In Tunisia" from Kirkatron (Warner Bros. Records) 07:43
  • Hal Schaefer "Dancing In the Dark" from The RCA Victor Jazz Workshop (RCA Victor) 12:43
  • Yuhan Su "Siren Days" from Liberated Gesture (SunnySide) 16:02
  • Yuhan Su "Hassan's Fashion Magazine" from Liberated Gesture (SunnySide) 23:33
  • Yazz Ahmed "Jamil Jamal" from La Saboteuse (Naim Records) 29:51
  • Amir ElSaffar "Hemayoun" from Two Rivers (Pi Recordings) 38:03
  • Salah Ragab The Cairo Jazz Band "Ramadan" from The Sun Ra Arkestra meets Salah Ragab in Egypt (Strut/Art Yard) 47:49
  • Natacha Atlas "Ghanwah Bossanova" from Mish Maoul (Mantra Recordings) 52:08
  • Ahmed Abdul-Malik "Ya Annas (Oh! People)" from Four Classic Albums (Avid Jazz) 59:37
  • The Sun Ra Arkestra "Egypt Strut" from The Sun Ra Arkestra meets Salah Ragab in Egypt (Strut/Art Yard) 1:10:52
  • Hafez Modirzadeh "Facet Thirteen" from Post-Chromodal Out! (Pi Recordings) 1:18:33
  • Anat Fort Trio "Murmuration" from Birdwatching (ECM Records) 1:21:30
  • Artie Shaw And his Orchestra "Alone Together" from single (Bluebird) 1:27:57
  • Lee Konitz "Variations on Alone Together" from The Lee Konitz Duets (Milestone Records) 1:31:31
  • Ray Gallon "Nardis" from Grand Company (Cellar Music Group) 1:47:30
  • Kenny Barron "Teo" from The Source (Artwork Records) 1:53:07


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