sabato 31 gennaio 2015

Bobo Stenson & Mike Mainieri - Alone together (2014)



Bobo Stenson - piano
Mike Mainieri - vibes

01 Alone together (Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz)
02 Somewhere (Leonard Bernstein; arr. Mike Mainieri)
03 Spoken introduction (Mike Mainieri)
04 Nuages (Django Reinhardt)
05 Django (John Lewis)
06 Golden rain (Bobo Stenson)
07 On the trail (Ferde Grofé, Harold Adamson)

Trasmesso Sabato 24 gennaio 2015 - ore 23,05 (BR Klassik)
Registrato al Birdland Radio Jazz Festival in Neuburg an der Donau. 21 novembre 2014
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giovedì 29 gennaio 2015

John Scofield Trio - Grenzenlos (2014)



John Scofield - guitar
Bill Stewart - drums
Steve Swallow - bass

01 Lawns
02 Check in dock
03 If you could see me now
04 Scrapple From The Apple
05 Closing

Registrato il 19 ottobre 2014, Festival "Grenzenlos" in Murnau
Trasmesso Martedì 16 dicembre 2014 - ore 23,05 (BR Klassik)

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martedì 27 gennaio 2015

Bill Frisell Band - Bremen (1988)



Bill Frisell - guitar
Hank Roberts - cello
Joey Baron - drums
Kermit Driscoll - bass

01 Drum solo
02 Lonesome
03 Closing

Registrato il 22 marzo 1988, Schauburg, Bremen
Trasmesso Martedì 16 dicembre 2014 - ore 22,05 (NRW)
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domenica 25 gennaio 2015

Arturo Stalteri - Syriarise (1992)



Orio Odori - clarinet
Patrizio Pascarella - guitar
Damiano Puliti - cello
Arturo Stalteri - piano & keyboards

01 Planets
02 Le Ultime Luci di Brea
03 Broadwood & Fredi
04 Pianure del Sorriso
05 A secret Passage to the Core of Mars
06 Gymnovalzer
07 Syriarise
08 Dolce Vento folle Vento
09 Viking 1

CD out of print
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venerdì 23 gennaio 2015

Bobo Stenson trio - Umea Jazz Festival (2010)



Bobo Stenson - piano
Anders Jormin - bass
Jon Fält - drums

01 El major
02 Tit Er Jeg Glad
03 A Fixed Goal
04 M
05 Unknown
06 Olivia
07 Untitled
08 Don’s Kora Song
09 Race Face
10 Closing

Recorded on sep 9, 2010, Studion, Umeå Folkets Hus, Umea, Sweden - "Cantando" Tour
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giovedì 22 gennaio 2015

Herbert Joos - The philosophy of the fluegelhorn (1974)



Herbert Joos - all intruments

01 The philosophy of the flugelhorn
02 The warm body of my true love
03 Skarabaus II
04 Rainbow
05 The joker
06 An evening with the vampire

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Elton Dean quintet - Boundaries (1980)


Elton Dean: saxello, alto saxophone
Mark Charig: cornet
Keith Tippett: piano, marimba, voice, bottle
Marcio Mattos: bass
Louis Moholo: drums

01 Boundaries
02 Oasis
03 Basho
04 Out of bounds
05 Fast news

Vinyl out of print
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Contact Trio - Double face (1975)



Evert Brettschneider, (guitars)
Michael Jüllich, (drums, tabla, flute, marimba)
Aloys Kott, (bass)

01 Rumpelstielzchan
02 Double Face
03 Engelstanz
04 Sonate

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Contact Trio - Musik (1981)



Peter Eisold: drums, percussion
Aloys Kott: electic and acoustic bass
Evert Brettschneider: electric and acoustic guitar

1. Air lines (E.Brettschneider, A.Kott)
2. String games (E.Brettschneider)
3. Daddy longleg (A.Kott)
4. Simple symphony (E.Brettschneider, A.Kott)
5. Silence (A.Kott)
6. Elbow dance (E.Brettschneider, A.Kott)

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Contact Trio - New marks (1978)



Evert Brettschneider, acoustic and electric guitars
Aloys Kott, bass
Michael Jüllich, percussion, marimba, vibes

01 Happy
02 Circle
03 The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
04 Stones tunes
05 New marks

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mercoledì 21 gennaio 2015

Nik Bärtsch's Ronin - Live in Tampere (2007)




Andi Pupato - Percussion
Björn Meyer - E-Bass
Nik Bärtsch - Piano, E-Piano
Sha - clarinets

01 Modul 14
02 Modul 44_35
03 Modul 36

Jazz Happening in Tampere (Finland), November 3, 2007
Artwork by Mel
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martedì 20 gennaio 2015

Susanne Abbuehl - Umea Jazz Festival (2006)



Christof May - clarinet, bass clarinet
Lucas Niggli - drums, percussion
Susanne Abbuehl - vocal
Wolfert Brederode - piano, melodica, handorgan

01 Sea! Sea!
02 La fiolare
03 In the dark pine wood
04 Children's song # 1
05 A call for all demons
06 The twilight turns from amethyst
07 Setting my new sails
08 In my room
09 The music is my magic
10 Where flamingos fly

Umeå Jazz Festival, Studio Jazz, Folkets Hus, Umeå, Sweden, 28 October 2006
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Susanne Abbuehl - New conversations (2002)


Wolfert Brederode, piano
Per Oddvar Johansen, drums
Christof May, clarinet, bass clarinet
Susanne Abbuehl, vocals

1. First
2. Second
3. Third
4. Setting my new sails
5. Round midnight
6. Seagulls

Trasmesso in diretta da Radio Tre Rai dal teatro Olimpico di Vicenza il 25 maggio 2002, nell'ambito della rassegna Vicenza jazz 2002 - New Conversations.
Artwork by a japanese guy
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Arild Andersen, John Abercrombie, Pierre Favre - Live in Germany (1992)



Arild Andersen bass
John Abercrombie guitars
Pierre Favre drums

01 Outhouse
02 Bakè
03 Main man
04 Little song
05 If you look far enough
06 Gardsjenta

Kiel, Germany, october 1992
Re-upper for Alan
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lunedì 19 gennaio 2015

Lyle Mays - Live in Buenos Aires (1992)



Lyle Mays (piano)
Marc Johnson (bass)
Peter Erskine (drums)

01 Close to Home
02 Chorinho
03 Fictionary
04 Lincoln Review His Notes
05 Unidentified standard

Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 5, 1992

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sabato 17 gennaio 2015

David Crosby - Mahopac Auditorium, Mahopac, NY, march 17th, 1984



David Crosby - vocals, guitar
Mark "Slick" Aguilar - guitars
Austin "Audie" DeLone - keyboards
Tony Saunders - bass
Jay David - drums

01 The lee shore
02 Real good for free
03 Carry me
04 Delta
05 Guinnevere
06 Low down payment
07 Triad
08 Almost cut my hair
09 Wooden ships
10 Long time gone

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giovedì 15 gennaio 2015

Norma Winstone - London Jazz Festival (2014)



Norma Winstone - vocals
Nikki Iles - piano
Mark Lockheart - saxophone

01 Stars
02 The glide
03 Unknown
04 Oh
05 Tideway
06 Two grey rooms
07 Shadows
08 The Heather on the Hill

Recorded live in London, november 21, 2014
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martedì 13 gennaio 2015

John Taylor / Marc Johnson / Joey Baron - Assapheum (2000)



Joey Baron, drums
Marc Johnson, bass
John Taylor, piano

 01 Evans above
02 Ambleside
03 Up too late
04 Tramonto
05 How deep is the ocean?

Artwork by Chris
Digital broadcast and recording Assapheum, Bielefeld, Germany, 21 May 2000
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domenica 11 gennaio 2015

Gary Burton Quartet - Live in Sweden (2014)



Jorge Roeder - bass
Henry Cole - drums
Gary Burton - vibraphone
Julian Lage - guitar

01 Remembering Tano
02 In Your Own, Quiet Place
03 Syndrome
04 Late night sunrise
05 Sunday's Uncle
06 Band introduction
07 Test of Time
08 Fleurette africaine aka African flower
09 Unknown
10 Bag's groove

Registrato al Jazzklubb Fasching, Stockholm (Sweden), 31-10-2014
Trasmesso Martedì 23 dicembre 2014 - ore 20,45 (P2 Radio Sverige)
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venerdì 9 gennaio 2015

Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble - The last concert (2014)



The Hilliard Ensemble
David James countertenor
Rogers Covey-Crump tenor
Steven Harrold tenor
Gordon Jones baritone

Jan Garbarek tenor & soprano saxophone

01 Opening
02 Second
03 Third
04 Fourth
05 Fifth
06 Sixth
07 Seven
08 Sanctus anonimo
09 Most Holy Mother of God
10 Procedentem sponsum
11 Se ye faiz dueil
12 Untitled
13 O Ignis Spiritus
14 We are the stars
15 Agnus Dei

Tra jazz e nuove musiche 2014-15
Una coproduzione RSI Rete Due – ECM Records
Registrato alla Chiesa della Collegiata Bellinzona (Svizzera) il 16 ottobre 2014
Trasmesso Domenica 21 dicembre 2014 - ore 21,00 (Rete 2 RSI)
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giovedì 8 gennaio 2015

Tom Van Der Geld - Children at play (1975)



Tom Van Der Geld  :  vibes, percussion 
Roger Jannotta  :  reeds, percussion 
Larry Porter  :  piano, electric piano, percussion 
Richard Appleman  :  bass 
Jamey Haddad  :  drums on 4 
Bob Gullotti  :  drums 

1. Tamarind (Tom Van Der Geld)
2. Wandering I (Tom Van Der Geld)
3. Sweet my sweet (Tom Van Der Geld)
4. Reason (Tom Van Der Geld)
5. Patch of blue (Larry Porter)

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Tom Van Der Geld and Children at Play - Patience (1978)


As yet to provide choice “vibes” for Kenny Wheeler’s around 6, in addition to his elusive but well-worth-owning Path, mallet man Tom van der Geld made his ECM debut with this, his second of four “Children at Play” recordings. Less specific than his later work with the group, which was perhaps never meant to be a stable collective/concept in the first place, Patience may require just that. That being said, the abstractions of the opening title track have a charm all their own, seeming to inhabit that blurry space between fading night and the coming dawn. This diurnal circle unrolls into a relatively straight line in the flute of multi-instrumentalist Roger Jannotta through the vibes’ infrared lobs. With “Golden Stabs” we feel that dawn acutely, warming our faces with a gorgeous soprano that always remains tonally centered despite its erratic rays. Those smooth reeds carry over into the even smoother melancholia of “Alison.” “Celia” is an ever-changing mosaic of continental winds and underwater railways. Like a broken vial of liquid mercury, it recedes, unrecoverable, into the cracks of a melodious tessellation. “And Then…” ends the album on a pointillist reverie with the oboe as storyteller. We get the barest intimations of traction in the bass (Ken Carter) and drums (Billy Elgart) before taking shelter in more densely woven brush. It is here where the album at last begins to gel and its trajectory becomes known to us.

Viscous and profoundly solitary, van der Geld’s is an intimate world to be sure. Like the flute that haunts its darkest corners, it is a half-remembered death given a new body through the resurrection of the musical act. One feels Patience in degrees of heat, each track an incremental setting on a toaster that sets the coils aglow with varying intensity, leaving us with a distinct char every time.
from http://ecmreviews.com/2011/03/15/patience/

Tom Van Der Geld, vibraharp, percussion
Bill Elgart, drums, percussion
Kent Carter, bass
Roger Jannotta, soprano and baritone saxophones, flutes, oboe, bass clarinet

1. Patience
2. Golden stabs
3. Alison
4. Celia
5. And then...

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Tom Van Der Geld - Path (1979)


Roger Jannotta on winds, and vibraphonist Tom van der Geld for a network of pellucid improvisations entwining the barest of compositional skeletons. Connors’s twangy steel drops us immediately into an ethereal sound-world with “One,” mediating a pleasant conversation between flute and vibraphone. Thus begins a kaleidoscope of duets, trios, and quartets (the latter courtesy of some non-intrusive overdubbing). Mallets provide a resonant trunk in “Eevee,” from which branches Connors’s crisp foliage, all of it animated by the breath of a majestic flute. This blends smoothly into the pastels of “Joujou,” where familial nostalgia abounds. The title of “Michi” is Japanese for “path,” which makes it the title track by way of translation. Jannotta switches to soprano sax in this new enigmatic territory, landmarked by gossamer flags and empty way stations, before fluting a veil of Aeolian sounds over our ears. “Joys And Sorrows” works stretches our heartstrings and plucks each with the gentility of a raindrop on a spider’s web. Two ghostly guitars shine inside its nocturnal halo of vibes, bisected by soprano with a comet’s grace.

Like a meteor shower, one spends a long time waiting for excitement in Path, only to realize that the pregnant darkness to which one has held such rapt attention harbors far greater wonderment. As one of ECM’s most transparent statements, this positively exquisite album is an easy candidate for president of the label’s Bizarrely Out of Print Club. Find it any way you can and be moved, as you will.
from http://ecmreviews.com/2011/01/21/path/
Tom van der Geld: Vibraharp
Bill Connors: Guitars
Roger Jannotta: Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Oboe

1. One (Tom Van Der Geld)
2. Eevee (Tom Van Der Geld)
3. Joujou (Bill Connors)
4. Michi (Tom Van Der Geld)
5. Joys and sorrows (Tom Van Der Geld)

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Tom Van Der Geld and Children at Play - Out Patients (1980)


Wayne Darling - bass
Bill Elgart - Drums, Percussion
Roger Jannotta - Saxophones, Bass Clarinet, Oboe, Flute, Whistle
Tom van der Geld - Vibraphone

01 Things have changed
02 How gently sails the moon twixt the arbour and the bough (and the world is waiting for the sun)
03 Dreamer
04 Ballade Matteotti
05 I hope it's you

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mercoledì 7 gennaio 2015

Maria Pia De Vito - Songs from the underground (2007)



Maria Pia De Vito, voce
Claudio Filippini, pianoforte
Luca Bulgarelli, contrabbasso
Walter Paoli, batteria
Francesco Cafiso, alto sax

01 Up from the skies
02 It never entered my mind
03 My old man
04 Almost blue
05 Downtown
06 The secret marriage
07 Songs from the underground
08 Zoobab de ouab - word to herb

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lunedì 5 gennaio 2015

Roberto Bellatalla, Michele Rabbia, Giovanni Maier - Bows'wind (2006)



Roberto Bellatalla bass
Michele Rabbia percussion
Giovanni Maier bass

01 Introduction
02 Sweet Home
03 Bows' Wind
04 As If I Always knew you
05 Giovannino Ready at the bell
06 Little Man In A jar
07 Mars Landing
08 Parallel Realities
09 Something You Can do with it

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sabato 3 gennaio 2015

Roger Eno & Harmonia Ensemble - Classical music for those with no memory (1994)



Alessandra Garosi, piano
Damiano Puliti, cello
Orio Odori, clarinet
 01 1st Movement
02 2nd Movement
03 3rd Movement
04 4th Movement
05 Come In Roger

Music by Roger Eno
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giovedì 1 gennaio 2015

Dan Rose - Conversations (1993)



Dan Rose, guitar
Steve Swallow, bass
John Betsch, drums

01 Fiber Optic Lover
02 Great Harbour
03 Marcia
04 Conversation
05 Carla, Carla, Carla
06 Back Burner
07 The Designer In You
08 Across The Divide
09 Shall We Dance
10 (Her) Care And Feeding

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