Playlist for the Week of October 19, 2015

Barker Trio – self-titled (Phantom Ear, 2015) Anthony Braxton with Kyoko Kitamura, Erica Dicker, and Katherine Young – 12 Duets (DCWM) 2012 (Tri-Centric, 2015) [disks 9-12: Braxton & Young] James Ilgenfritz’ Anagram Ensemble – The Ticket That Exploded (MVD, 2014) Yoni Kretzmer & Andrew Drury – Oranges (Out Now, 2015)

Playlist for the Week of October 12, 2015

Barker Trio – self-titled (Phantom Ear Music, 2015) Daniel Carter, Andrew Barker, Sabir Mateen – Not on Earth … in Your Soul! (Obico, 2005) [vinyl] Sabir Mateen, Sirone, Andrew Barker – Infinite Flowers (Sagittarious A-Sar, 2013) [vinyl] Spanish Donkey – Raoul (Rare Noise, 2015 [vinyl] Charles Waters Quartet – Chroma Colossus: 13 Visions of the

Playlist for the Week of October 5, 2015

Blue Collar – ________ Is an Apparition (Rossbin, 2004) Frantz Loriot – Reflections on an Introspective Path (Neither/Nor, 2015) Cecil Taylor & Han Bennink – Spots, Circles, and Fantasy (FMP, 1989) Arnold Hammerschlag – No Face, No Name (Skirl, 2015) Unit350 – Nude Long Hugs Cecil Taylor Solo – Erzulie Maketh Scent (FMP, 1989) Reuben

October Artist Feature: Vocalist Anais Maviel

Vocalist Anaïs Maviel has been an exciting and unique new presence on the Brooklyn/New York scene over the past few years. Since arriving, her fearless approach to performance has made her an in-demand musician in a number of innovative ensembles, most notably William Parker’s Martin Luther King Project, Parker’s Plaza Band, Dave Ruder’s The Gentleman Rests,

Playlist for September 28, 2015

Katie Bull Group Project – All Hot Bodies Radiate (Ashokan Indie, 2015) Talibam! – Ordination of the Globetrotting Conscripts (Azul Discografia, 2007) Ross Hammond – Flight (Prescott, 2015) Various Artists – Audio Dispatch 01 (Free103point9, 2001) Edward Ricart Quartet + Paul Dunmall – Chamaeleon (New Atlantis, 2013) Sikora / O’Hara / Lacey – Arbour (Fort

Playlist for the Week of September 21, 2015

Black Artists Group – In Paris, Aries 1973 (BAG, 1973) [vinyl] Eye Contact – War Rug (KMB Jazz, 2006) Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble – Black Unstoppable (Delmark, 2007) Signal Gain – self-titled (OutNow, 2015) Daniel Levin & Juan Pablo Carletti – Illusion of Truth (OutNow, 2015) Matthew Welch – Hag at the Churn (Newsonic,

Lisa Mezzacappa to Premiere Glorious Ravage, a Song Cycle for Large Ensemble and Film, in Los Angeles (Sep 26) and San Francisco (Oct 1-2)

Bassist and composer Lisa Mezzacappa is set to premiere her most ambitious work to date, Glorious Ravage, an evening-length song cycle for large ensemble and film at the Angel City Jazz Festival in Los Angeles, September 26, and at the Brava Theater Center in San Francisco, October 1-2. The work takes its inspiration from Victorian-era

Playlist for Week of September 7, 2015

Nels Cline, Chris Corsano, Carlos Giffoni – Graduation (free103point9, 2004) [vinyl] Weasel Walter and Chris Pitsiokos – Drawn and Quartered (One Hand Records, 2015) [vinyl] Frank Lowe – Black Beings (ESP’ Disk, 1973) [vinyl] Gold Sparkle Band – 2 by Shipp (Nu Records, n.d.) [7″ vinyl] Ingrid Laubrock – Anti-House (Intakt, 2010) Gregg Belisle-Chi –

Krste Rodzevski Live at Joe’s Pub, Sep 7, 2015

Macedonian singer-songwriter Krste Rodzevski played a splendid set of music last Monday before a sell-out crowd at Joe’s Pub. The occasion was the release of Rodzevski’s debut record, Batania (Much Prefer Records). The live set featured a series of sensual, yet edgy ballads featuring Rodzevski’s lyrics over acoustic guitar. The lyrics themselves were composed in