Playlist for the Week of March 14, 2016

Jemeel Moondoc & William Parker – New World Pygmies (Eremite, 1999) William Parker & the Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra – Spontaneous (SPLASC(H) Records, 2003) Leila Bordreuil & Michael Foster – The Caustic Ballads (Relative Pitch, 2016) Ches Smith-Craig Taborn-Mat Maneri – The Bell (ECM, 2016) Thomas Borgmann Trio – One for Cisco (No Business,

Playlist for Week of March 7, 2016

John Coltrane – Ascension (Impulse, 1965) [Vinyl] Nate Wooley – Seven Storey Mountain III and IV (Pleasure of the Text, 2013) William Hooker – Light: The Early Years 1975-1989 (No Business, 2016) [Disc 1] Commitment – Live in Germany, 1983 (No Business, 2010) [Double LP] David S. Ware Quartet – Live in Vilnius (No Business,

March Artist Feature: James Brandon Lewis

James Brandon Lewis is a very versatile tenor saxophone player. Having studied at Howard University and later at CalArts, he has spent the past five years establishing a reputation for himself in New York. A fiery, yet soulful player, Lewis is involved in a number of cutting edge projects including his 2015 release, Days of

New This Week on Jazz Right Now / Feb 29, 2016

Interview Interview with Drummer Tom Rainey New Videos James Brandon Lewis, Luke Stewart, and Warren “Trae” Crudup Live at Arts for Art (Not a Police State) Mazz Swift and Tomeka Reid Live at Arts for Art (Not a Police State) Yoni Kretzmer 2-Bass Quartet Live at Arts for Art (Not a Police State) In Praise