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  1. To hear a streaming version of this week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, head for the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm and look for "Straight, No Chaser" under February 12. It will be there for two weeks. Here is the full playlist for the program: Barney Kessel -- "You Go To My Head" -- Soaring -- Concord Jazz -- rel. 1976 Pat Metheny -- "The Red One" -- Day Trip -- Nonesuch -- 2005 Charlie Hunter -- "Two For Bleu" -- Charlie Hunter -- Blue Note -- 2000 Dom Minasi's DDT + 2 -- "DMP" -- Time Will Tell -- CDM -- 2002 Nguyen Le -- "Jorai" -- Walking on the Tiger's Tail -- ACT -- 2004 Ben Allison -- "Swiss Cheese D" -- The Stars Look Very Different Today -- Sonic Camera -- 2013 Jack Wilkins Trio -- "Call Him Reckless" -- Call Him Reckless -- Classics in Jazz -- 1989 Miguel Zenon -- "Carteza" -- Tipico -- UpCal -- 2016 Richard Cole -- "Free Time" -- The Forgotten -- Origin -- 2000 Phillip Johnston's Transparent Quartet -- "Pipeline" -- The Needless Kiss -- Koch Jazz -- 1998 Myra Melford's Crush [Melford pictured] -- "Orange" -- Dance Beyond The Color -- Arabesque -- rel. 2000 Matt Mitchell -- "Raay" -- Forage (Tim Berne) -- Screwgun -- rel. 2017 Aaron Parks, Ben Street & Billy Hart -- "The Storyteller" -- Find The Way -- ECM -- 2015 Smiley Winters (with Barbara Donald and Bert Wilson) -- "Two Trains" -- Smiley Etc. -- Arhoolie -- 1969 Corey Wilkes & Abstract Pulse -- "Levitation" - Cries From Tha Ghetto -- Pi -- 2008 Tom Rainey Trio (with Ingrid Laubrock & Mary Halvorson) -- "Briefly Lompoc" -- Hotel Grief -- Intakt -- 2013 Kaze (with Satoko Fujii, Christian Pruvost & Natsuki Tamura) -- "Meta-Blizzard" -- Atody Man -- Libra -- 2017 (N) George Russell & His Orchestra -- "Chromatic Universe, Part 3" -- Jazz in the Space Age -- Decca -- 1960 Tom Guarna -- "Native Tongue" -- The Wishing Stones -- Destiny -- 2016 (N)
  2. Here is the playlist for this week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, which you can hear at your convenience in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm: Phil Parisot -- "Rocket Surgery" -- Creekside -- OA2 -- 2017 (N) Mostly Other People Do the Killing -- "Plum Run" -- Paint -- Hot Cup -- 2017 [Mostly Other People Do the Killing will be at the Royal Room in Seattle, Thur., Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.] Tarbaby -- "Jena 6" -- The End of Fear -- Positone -- rel. 2010 Julian Lage Group -- "Iowa Taken" -- Gladwell -- EmArcy -- 2010 [The Julian Lage Trio will be at the Northshore Performing Arts Center in Bothell, Fri. Feb 16, 7:30 p.m.] Mary Halvorson Quartet -- "Dahariel" -- Paimon--Book of Angels, Volume 32 -- Tzadik -- 2017 (N) Tomeka Reid Quartet -- "Super Nova" -- Tomeka Reid Quartet -- Thirsty Ear -- 2014 [Tomeka Reid is appearing twice in this year's Seattle Improvised Music Festival: (1) at the PONCHO Concert Hall, with Cornish College students, Thur., Feb. 15, 8:00 p.m.; and (2) at the Chapel Performance Space, Fri., Feb. 16, 8:00 p.m.] Edgar Steinitz -- "Grant Peace (Sim Shalom)" -- Roots Unknown -- OA2 -- 2017 (N) Gordon Grdina Quartet -- "Not Sure" -- Inroads -- Songlines -- 2017 (N) Antonio Adolfo -- "Speak No Evil" -- Hybrido--From Rio to Wayne Shorter -- AAM -- 2016 (N) Quoan -- "Capitol Absurdity" -- Fine Dining -- Orenda -- 2016 (N) Norbert Stein Pata Messengers -- "Diatonic Upanishad" -- We Are -- Pata Music -- 2017 (N) Bill Dixon [pictured] -- "Durations of Permanence" -- Tapestries for Small Orchestra -- Firehouse 12 -- 2008 Thomas Heberer's Clarino -- "Torn" -- Klippe -- Clean Feed -- 2010 Mark Zaleski Band -- "Cerina" -- Days, Months, Years -- (self) -- 2016 (N) The Westerlies -- "New Berliln, New York" - The Westerlies -- Songlines -- 2016 David Friesen -- "Basic Strategy" -- Structures -- Origin -- 2017 (N)
  3. Listen to the January 29 "Straight, No Chaser" in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm. You'll hear a live recording by the South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela, who died last week at age 79., plus a bunch of new music. Here is the playlist: Hugh Masekela [pictured] -- "Grazing in the Grass" -- Live at the Market Theatre -- Times Square -- rel. 2006 Milt Jackson -- "Put Off" -- Statements -- Impulse! -- 1961 Jason Marsalis and The 21st Century Trad Band -- "Soot Sprites" -- Melody Reimagined: Book 1 -- Basin Street -- 2016 (N) Steve Hobbs -- "The Craving Phenomenon" -- Tribute to Bobby -- Challenge -- 2016 (N) Josh Deutsch's Pannonia - "Traveling Tune" -- The Road to Pannonia -- (self) -- 2016 (N) Ryan Keberle & Frank Woeste -- "Mother Nature (Rigaudon)" -- Reverso: Suite Ravel -- Phonoart -- rel. 2018 (N) Naftule's Dream -- "Turkisher" -- Blood -- (self) -- 2013 Kevin Sun Trio -- "Three Ravens" -- Endectomorph Music -- Endectomorph -- 2017 (N) Tim Berne -- "Heavy Mental (For Wayne Krantz)" -- The Shell Game -- Thirsty Ear -- 2001 Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids -- "Rhapsody in Berlin" -- We Be All Africans -- Strut -- 2015 Jen Shyu -- "Door 8: World of Baridegi" -- Song of Silver Geese -- Pi -- 2016 (N) Kris Davis & Craig Taborn -- "Interruptions Three" -- Octopus -- Pyroclastic -- 2016 (N) Vadim Neselovskyi Trio - "On a Bicycle" -- Get Up and Go -- Jazz Family -- 2016 (N) Satoko Fujii -- "Spring Storm" -- Solo -- Libra -- 2017 (N) John Stowell / Ulf Bandgren Quartet -- "Night Visitor" -- Night Visitor -- Origin -- 2016 (N) Brad Gibson -- "Phoenix Rising" -- Epilogue / Procession -- Jack Straw -- 2014 (N) Last week's program (January 22) was a tribute to Roswell Rudd, featuring some of the many recordings he made in his 50-plus-year career. It will be in the audio archive for another seven days. Here is the playlist for that show: Roswell Rudd -- "Bamako" -- Malicool -- Sunnyside -- 2001 Roswell Rudd & Yomo Toro -- "Tres, Quatro" -- El Espiritu Jibaro -- Sunnyside -- 2006 Roswell Rudd & The Mongolian Buryat Band -- "Four Mountains" -- Blue Mongol -- Sunnyside -- rel. 2006 Roswell Rudd-- "To the Day" -- Trombone Tribe -- Sunnyside -- 2008 Roswell Rudd -- "Ngoni Vortex" -- The Incredible Honk -- Sunnyside -- 2010 Roswell Rudd -- "Almost Blue" -- Broad Strokes -- Knitting Factory -- 1999 Steve Lacy--Roswell Rudd Quartet -- "Tune 2" -- Early and Late -- Cuneiform -- 1962 Roswell Rudd-- "Respects" -- Everywhere -- Impulse! -- 1966 Roswell Rudd, Steve Lacy, Misha Mengelberg, Kent Carter & Han Bennink -- "Epistrophy" -- Regeneration -- Soul Note -- 1982 New York Art Quartet (with Roswell Rudd) -- "Rosmosis" -- New York Art Quartet & Imamu Amiri Baraka -- ESP-Disk -- rel. 1965 New York Art Quartet (with Roswell Rudd) -- "No. 6" -- Mohawk -- Fontana -- rel. 1965 Roswell Rudd -- "Inside Job" -- Inside Job -- Arista -- 1976 Roswell Rudd -- "Berlin, Alexanderplatz" -- The Incredible Honk -- Sunnyside -- 2010 New York Art Quartet (with Roswell Rudd) -- "Karin's Blues" -- Old Stuff -- Cuneiform -- 1965 Archie Shepp (with Roswell Rudd) -- "Mama Too Tight" -- Mama Too Tight -- Impulse! -- c. 1965
  4. Here is the music we heard this Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday holiday, on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS: Paul Winter Sextet -- "We Shall Overcome" -- Count Me In 1962/1963 -- Living Music -- 1963 Brian McCarthy Nonet -- "Oh Freedom" -- The Better Angels of Our Nature -- Truth Revolution Recording Collective -- 2016 (N) John Coltrane -- "Alabama" -- Coltrane Live at Birdland -- Impulse! -- 1963 Geri Allen -- "I Have a Dream" -- Timeless Portraits and Dreams -- Telarc -- rel. 2006 Gene Harris Quartet -- "This Little Light of Mine" -- Brotherhood -- Concord Jazz -- 1997 McCoy Tyner -- "Search for Peace" -- The Real McCoy -- Blue Note -- 1967 Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts -- "Our Prayer / Give Peace a Chance" -- Scenic Route -- Palmetto -- 2006 Harold Land Quintet -- "The Peace-Maker" -- The Peace-Maker -- Cadet -- 1968 Mal Waldron -- "Strange Fruit" -- Blues for Lady Day -- Arista -- 1972 Joanne Brackeen -- "Dreamers" -- AFT -- Timeless -- 1997 Charlie Haden & Hank Jones -- "Go Down, Moses" -- Steal Away -- Verve -- 1994 Ralph Alessi -- "Peace" -- Vice & Virtue -- RKM -- 1999 Charles Mingus -- "Meditations on Integration (Parts I & II)" -- Thirteen Pictures -- Atlantic -- 1964 (Monterey Jazz Festival) Chico Freeman -- "Freedom Swing Song" -- Peaceful Heart, Gentle Spirit -- Contemporary -- 1980 Noah Baerman -- "Montgomery, 1956" -- Soul Force -- Lemel -- 2004 James Weidman -- "Let My People Go" -- Spiritual Impressions -- Inner Circle Music -- 2017 (N) Illinois Jacquet -- "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free" -- The King! -- Prestige -- 1968 Noah Baerman -- "(Ain't Gonna Let Nobody) Turn Me Around" -- Soul Force -- Lemel -- 2004
  5. This week on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, we heard some additional recordings by the drummer Sunny Murray (1936-2017), and much more. Here is the playlist for the January 8 show, which you can hear any time in the next two weeks in the KBCS on-line audio archive: Shelly Manne & His Men -- "Bea's Flat" -- Swinging Sounds -- Contemporary -- 1956 Shelly Manne -- "Pas de Trois" -- "The Three" and "The Two" -- Contemporary -- 1954 (cut short due to a technical problem) Shelly Manne (with Bill Smith) -- "Concerto for Clarinet and Combo: Third Movement" -- Concerto for Clarinet and Combo -- Contemporary -- 1955 Albert Ayler Trio (with Sunny Murray) -- "The Wizard" -- Spiritual Unity -- ESP-Disk -- 1964 Albert Ayler (with Sunny Murray) -- "Spirits" -- Witches & Devils -- Arista -- 1964 Albert Ayler Quartet (with Sunny Murray) -- "C.A.C." -- The Hilversum Sessions -- ESP-Disk -- 1964 Daniel Levin Quartet -- "Bronx #3" -- Bacalhau -- Clean Feed -- 2009 Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban -- "Twin Rivers" -- Fantasm -- Nemu -- 2012 Leo Cuypers -- "Be-Bach" -- Heavy Days Are Here Again -- BVHaast -- 1981 Sunny Murray Duo Featuring Charles Gayle -- "Suite for Jean Phillips, Part Two" -- Illuminators -- Audible Hiss -- rel. 1996 Ben Allison -- "Jackie-ing" -- Action-Refraction -- Palmetto -- 2010 Vijay Iyer Sextet -- "Good on the Ground" -- Far From Over -- ECM -- 2017 (N) Alexander von Schlippenbach -- "Les" -- Jazz Now! -- Intuition -- 2015 Avram Fefer, Eric Revis & Chad Taylor -- "Eliyahu, Take 2" -- Eliyahu -- Not Two -- 2010 Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense -- "Folk Song" -- Moving Still -- Pi -- rel. 2016
  6. Well, I've been posting my radio playlists for seven-plus years, and this is a New Year, so I might as well start a new thread. "Straight, No Chaser" originates every Monday evening from 9:00 to 11:00 at 91.3 KBCS-FM in Bellevue, Washington. But each program is also stored in the station's audio archive, at www.kbcs.fm, where you can hear a streaming version of the last two weeks' programs whenever you like. This Monday, to celebrate the New Year, we listened to John Coltrane's "My Favorite Things" on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS. We also heard several selections featuring the great avant garde drummer Sunny Murray, who died last month. Here is the complete playlist for the January 1 program: John Coltrane -- "My Favorite Things" -- My Favorite Things -- Atlantic -- 1960 Paul Giallorenzo Trio -- "Fractures" -- Flow -- Delmark -- 2017 (N) Tom Guarna -- "Run Signal" -- The Wishing Stones -- Detiny -- 2016 (N) Joshua Gerowitz -- "Morning Landscape Illusion" -- Solano Canyon -- pfMentum -- 2016 (N) Sunny Murray Trio -- "EMOI" -- 13# Steps on Glass -- Enja -- 1994 Sunny Murray -- "Suns of Africa, Part 1" -- Hommage to Africa -- BYG Actuel -- 1969 Cecil Taylor (with Sunny Murray) -- Lena" -- Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come -- Arista -- 1962 Archie Shepp (with Sunny Murray) -- "Consequences" -- New Music, Second Wave -- Savoy Jazz -- 1964 Albert Ayler (with Sunny Murray) -- "Vibrations" -- The Copenhagen Tapes -- Ayler -- 1964 Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York -- "4" -- Fukushima -- Libra -- 2016 (N) Thomas Chapin Trio -- "Bad Birdie" -- Menagerie Dreams -- Knitting Factory -- 1994 Nate Wooley Quintet -- "Elsa" -- (Put Your) Hands Together -- Clean Feed -- 2010 Odean Pope (with Sunny Murray) -- "Scorpio Twins" -- Plant Life -- Porter -- 2008 Happy New Year to everyone!
  7. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    On "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, as the Christmas holiday slipped away, we listened to classic recordings. Here is the playlist for Monday, December 25: Art Tatum -- "Moonglow" -- Decca Presents Art Tatum -- Decca -- 1940 Art Tatum -- "Cocktails for Two" -- I Got Rhythm, Vol. 3 (1935-44) -- Decca -- 1944 Art Tatum -- "Emaline" -- Classic Early Solos (1934-1937) -- Decca -- 1934 Duke Ellington -- "Progressive Gavotte" -- The Duke -- Columbia -- 1947 Duke Ellington -- "Lady Mac" -- Such Sweet Thunder -- Columbia -- 1957 Duke Ellington -- "Pussy Willow" -- Fargo, North Dakota -- Vintage Jazz Classics -- 1940 Lester Young -- "Jammin' with Lester" -- Complete Aladdin Recordings of Lester Young -- Blue Note Lester Young -- "Lester's Dream" -- The Lester Young Story -- Proper Lester Young -- "It's Only a Paper Moon" -- The Lester Young Story -- Proper Coleman Hawkins -- "Ain't Misbehavin'" -- Jazz Tones -- Xanadu -- 1954 Coleman Hawkins -- "I Can't Get Started" -- Coleman Hawkins in the '50s--Body and Soul Revisited -- Decca -- 1952 Coleman Hawkins -- "Spotlite" -- A Retrospective: 1929-1963 -- Bluebird Bud Powell -- "Ornithology" -- The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume One -- Blue Note -- 1949 Bud Powell -- "Rue de Clichy" -- Paris Sessions -- Pablo -- 1963 Bud Powell -- "Sure Thing" -- The Amazing Bud Powell, Volume Two -- Blue Note -- 1953 Charles Mingus -- "Tonight at Noon" -- Passions of a Man -- Atlantic/Rhino -- 1957 Charles Mingus -- "Track A--Solo Dancer" -- The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady -- Impulse! -- 1963 Charles Mingus -- "Tijuana Gift Shop" -- Tijuana Moods -- RCA Victor -- 1962 Eric Dolphy -- "17 West" -- Out There -- Prestige New Jazz -- 1960 Eric Dolphy -- "Tenderly" -- Complete Prestige Recordings -- Prestige Eric Dolphy -- "Miss Ann" -- Last Date -- Fontana -- 1964 Archie Shepp -- "Prelude to a Kiss" -- Fire Music -- Impulse! -- rel. 1965 Archie Shepp -- "Naima" -- Four for Trane -- Impulse! -- 1964 Archie Shepp -- "Call Me by My Rightful Name" -- Dedication Series, Vol. XVII--Further Fire Music -- Impulse! -- 1965 Miles Davis -- "Fall" -- Nefertiti -- Columbia -- 1967 Miles Davis -- "It Never Entered My Mind" -- Plays for Lovers -- Columbia -- 1956 Hear it in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, any time in the next two weeks.
  8. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    Here is the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, December 18: Jim Yanda Trio -- "Earth Way" -- Home Road -- Corner Store Jazz -- rel. 2016 Sonny Sharrock Band -- "Venus / Upper Egypt" -- Highlife -- Enemy -- 1990 Randy Weston -- "In Memory Of" -- Volcano Blues -- Gitanes -- 1993 Ziggurat Quartet -- "10 to 5" -- Calculated Gestures -- Origin -- 2009 Fred Hersch -- "A Riddle Song" -- Fred Hersch Trio + 2 -- Palmetto -- 2003 Weather Report -- "Surucucu" -- I Sing The Body Electric -- Columbia -- 1972 John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension -- "Here Come The Jiis" -- Live @ Ronnie Scott's -- Abstract Logic -- 2017 (N) Black Arthur Blythe -- "Mamie Lee" -- Bush Baby -- Adelphi -- 1977 Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids -- "Clarion Call" -- We Be All Africans -- Strut -- 2015 (N) David Virelles -- "Epilogo" -- Gnosis -- ECM-- 2016 (N) Kris Davis -- "Wayne Oskar" -- Rye Eclipse -- Fresh Sound New Talent -- 2007 Reggie Workman -- "Fast Forward" -- Cerebral Caverns -- Postcards -- 1995 Ernesto Cervini's Turboprop -- "Ranthem" -- Anzic -- 2013 (N) Anthony Davis -- "Wayang No. IV (Under the Double Moon), Section 3" -- Episteme -- Gramavision -- 1981 Roscoe Mitchell -- "Frenzy House" -- Discussions -- Wide Hive -- 2016 (N) Dave Douglas Sextet -- "Pine Marten" -- Pathways -- Greenleaf -- 2012 Listen to the show at your convenience, using your favorite Internet device. Just head for the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm any time in the next two weeks.
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  10. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    This week on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, we heard selections from some really good jazz CDs (IMO) released in 2017, including some brand new music. Here is the playlist for the December 11 show, which you can hear in the KBCS audio archive any time in the next two weeks: Dave Douglas with the Westerlies and Anwar Marshall -- "Colonial Cubism" -- Little Giant Still LIfe -- Greenleaf -- 2016 (N) Ambrose Akinmusire -- "H.A.M.S. (In the Spirit of Honesty)" -- A Rift in Decorum--Live at the Village Vanguard -- Blue Note -- rel. 2017 Matt Wilson -- "Daybreak" -- Honey and Salt--Music Inspired by the Poetry of Carl Sandburg -- Palmetto -- 2016 Brian McCarthy Nonet -- "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land" -- The Better Angels of Our Nature -- Truth Revolution Recording Collective -- 2016 John Zorn / Mary Halvorson -- "Uzza" -- Laimon--Book of Angels, Volume 32--Mary Halvorson Quartet Plays Masada Book Two -- Tzadik -- 2017 (N) Rez Abbasi -- "Dance Number" -- Unfiltered Universe -- Whirlwind -- 2016 (N) Burning Ghosts -- "Zero Hour" -- Reclamation -- Tzadik -- rel. 2017 Matt Mitchell -- "Heft" -- A Pouting Grimace -- Pi -- 2017 (N) Sam Boshnack Quintet -- "Expositions" -- Nellie Bly Project -- Artists Recording Collective -- 2016 Eclectik Percussions Orchestra Invite Oliver Lake -- "Le Vieux Lion" -- Traces de Vies / of Life -- Passin' Thru -- 2016 (N) Trouble Kaze -- "Part II" -- June -- 2016 (N) Gordon Grdina Quartet [Grdina pictured] -- "Apocalympics" -- Inroads -- Songlines -- 2017 (N) Chicago / London Underground -- "Mysteries of Emanating Light" -- A Night Walking Through Mirrors -- Cuneiform -- 2016 Jovino Santos Neto & Andre Mehmari -- "Andorhinas" -- Guris--Celebrating the Music of Hermeto Pascoal -- Adventure Music -- 2016
  11. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    Here is the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, December 4: David White Quintet -- "Double Double" -- CIMP -- 1998 Adam Cruz -- "Magic Ladder" -- Milestone -- Sunnyside -- 2010 Kenny Werner Trio -- "The Look" -- (A Delicate Balance) -- RCA Victor -- 1997 Kris Davis -- "Black Tunnel" -- Rye Eclipse -- Fresh Sound New Talent -- 2007 Gonzalo Rubalcaba -- "Padeo en Media Luz" -- Solo -- Blue NOte -- 2005 James Newton -- "Lake" -- Paseo del Mar -- India Navigation -- 1978 Jane Ira Bloom -- "Mighty Lights" -- Mighty Lights -- Enja -- 1982 Creative Construction Company (with Muhal Richard Abrams, Leroy Jenkins, Anthony Braxton, Leo Smith) -- "Muhal (Part 1)" -- Creative Construction Company -- Muse -- 1970 Devin Gray -- "Talking With Hands" -- Dirigo Rataplan -- Skirl -- 2012 Avram Fefer Trio -- "Blinky Palermo" -- Ritual -- Clean Feed -- 2009 Transit -- "Red Hook" -- Transit -- Clean Feed -- 2001 Bill Frisell -- "Fr, Fr, Frisell" -- (Bill Frisell & Vernon Reid) Smash & Scatteration -- Ryko -- 1984 David Tronzo & Reeves Grabels -- "Amnesia" -- Night in Amnesia -- Upstart -- 1995 San Francisco String Trio -- "Within You Without You" -- May I Introduce to You -- Ridgeway -- 2016 (N) As always, you can hear the show any time in the next two weeks in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm.
  12. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    To honor the jazz singer Jon Hendricks [pictured], who passed away last week at age 96, we listened to several selections by Lambert, Hendricks & Ross on this week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS. Here is the complete playlist for the November 27 show, which you can find in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm: Lambert, Hendricks & Ross -- "Cottontail" -- Twisted -- Rhino -- 1960 Lambert, Hendricks & Ross -- "Popity Pop" -- High Flying -- Columbia Lambert, Hendricks & Ross -- "Moanin'" -- Twisted -- Rhino -- 1959 Lambert, Hendricks & Ross -- "Cookin' at the Continental" -- High Flying -- Columbia Lambert, Hendricks & Ross -- "Hi-Fly" -- Twisted -- Rhino -- 1961 Larry Coryell -- "If Miles Were Here" -- Barefoot Man: Sanpaku -- Purple Pyramid -- rel. 2016 Sao Paulo Underground -- "Carambola" -- Tres Cabecas Loucouras -- Cuneiform -- 2010 Ibrahim Maalouf - "Overture II" -- Kalthoum -- Impulse! -- rel. 2015 Ornette Coleman -- "Broken Shadows" -- Crisis -- Impulse! -- 1969 Leszek Kulakowski Ensemble -- "Regi" -- Looking Ahead -- Fortune -- 2014 New Haven Improvisers Collective -- "Seven Legged Spider" -- Atlas -- NHIC -- 2010 Guillermo Klein -- "Patria Espiral" -- Los Guachos V -- Sunnyside -- 2015 Dennis Gonzalez's Spirit Meridian -- "Bush Medicine" -- Idle Wild -- Clean Feed -- 2004 Bill Stewart -- "Tincture" -- Space Squid -- Pirouet -- 2014 Giovanni Guidi, Gianluca Petrella, Louis Sclavis & Gerald Cleaver -- "Jeronimo" -- Ida Lupino -- ECM -- 2015 Ben Goldberg Quintet -- "Song and Dance" -- The Door, The Hat, The Chair, The Fact -- Cryptogramophone -- 2004 Heliosonic Tone-tette -- "Heliotone 4B" -- Heliosonic Toneways, Vol. 1 -- ScienSonic -- 2015 (N) Convergence Quartet -- "Remember Raoul / Piano Part Two" -- Slow and Steady -- NoBusiness -- 2011 Craig Taborn & Ikue Mori -- "Things Had Gone Badly" -- Highsmith -- Tzedik -- 2017 (N) Vijay Iyer Sextet -- "Nope" -- Far From Over -- ECM -- 2017 (N) Lambert, Hendricks & Ross -- "Farmer's Market" -- Twisted -- Rhino Lambert, Hendricks & Ross -- "Caravan" -- Twisted -- Rhino
  13. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    Now in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, the November 20 "Straight, No Chaser" includes the following music: Linda Ronstadt -- "'Round Midnight" -- 'Round Midnight -- Asylum -- c. 1983 Negative Press Project -- "So Real" -- Eternal Life: Jeff Buckley Songs and Sounds -- Ridgeway -- rel. 2017 (N) Mason Razavi -- "Grvunkabop" -- Quartet Plus, Volume 2 -- OA2 -- 2016 (N) Blue Note All-Stars (feat. Ambrose Akinmusire) -- "Henya" -- Our Point of View -- Blue Note -- rel. 2017 (N) Gary Peacock Trio - "Talkin' Blues" -- Tengents -- ECM (N) Albert Mangelsdorff -- "Lapwing" -- A Jazz Tune I Hope -- MPS -- 1978 Chick Corea - "Windows" -- Inner Space -- Atlantic -- 1968 Harris Eisenstadt -- "Big Basin" -- Old Growth Forest -- Clean Feed -- 2015 Fred Frith & John Butcher -- "Turning Away in Time" -- The Natural Order -- NSPY -- 2009 Ron Francis Blake -- "Saura de Nazareth" -- Assimilation -- Hi Speed Horns -- rel. 2017 (N) Tyshawn Sorey -- "Contemplating Tranquility" -- Verisimilitude -- Pi -- 2016 (N) Matt Mitchell -- "Paene" -- Forage (Tim Berne) -- Screwgun -- rel. 2017 (N) Tim Berne's Snakeoil -- "Stingray Shuffle" -- Incidentals -- ECM -- 2014 (N) Matthew Shipp -- "Magnetism XX" -- Magnetism(s) -- Rogue Art -- 1999 (N) John Zorn -- "City Chase" -- The Bribe -- Tzadik -- 1986 Satoko Fujii -- "Intent" -- Aspiration -- Libra -- 2016 (N) Wadada Leo Smith -- "Crepuscule with Nellie" -- Solo: Reflections and Meditations on Monk -- TUM -- 2014/15 (N) Free Radicals -- "Chicha Revolucion" -- Outside the Comfort Zone -- (self) -- rel. 2017 (N)
  14. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    There was a plethora of new recordings on this week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS. Look for it in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm and listen at your convenience. Here is the playlist for November 13: John Vanore -- "A Taste of Honey" -- Stolen Moments: Celebrating Oliver Nelson -- Acoustical Concepts -- 2016 (N) Sherman Irby -- "Willie's Beat aka The Sweet Science" -- Cerulean Canvas -- Black Warrior -- 2017 (N) Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington -- "More Than Just A Single Road" -- Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Five -- OA2 -- 2016 (N) Tom Harrell -- "Moving Picture" -- Moving Picture -- HighNote -- 2016 (N) Ernesto Cervini's Turboprop-- "The Libertine" - Rev -- Anzic -- 2016 (N) Mark Zaleski Band -- "Epistrophy" -- Days, Months, Years -- (self) -- 2016 (N) Rez Abbasi -- "Propensity" -- Unfiltered Universe -- Whirlwind Recordings -- 2016 (N) Matt Mitchell -- "Mini Alternative" -- A Pouting Grimace -- Pi -- 2017 (N) Roscoe Mitchell -- "Dancing in the Canyon" -- Bells for the South Side -- ECM -- 2015 (N) Vijay Iyer Sextet -- "Down to the Wire" -- Far From Over -- ECM -- 2017 (N) Wadada Leo Smith -- "Ronald Shannon Jackson: The Master of Symphonic Drumming and Multi-Sonic Rhythms, Inscriptions of a Rare Beauty" -- Najwa -- TUM -- 2014 (N) Heliosonic Tone-tette, feat.Scott Robinson & Marshall Allen -- "Heliotone 7" -- Heliosonic Toneways, Vol. 1 -- ScienSonic -- 2015 (N) Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition -- "Rasikapriya" -- Agrima -- (self) -- rel. 2017 (N) TRYYO (feat. Michael Vlatkovich) -- "Exposed to Higher Concentrations of Stubidity" -- Flying Box -- pfMentum -- 2015 (N) Jane Ira Bloom -- "A Star Not Far Enough" -- Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson -- Outline -- rel. 2017 (N) JD Allen -- "Heureux" -- Radio Flyer -- Savant -- 2017 (N)
  15. "Straight, No Chaser" Playlists

    This week on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, we featured recordings by or with the great pianist and composer Muhal Richard Abrams, who died last week at age 87. As always, you can hear a streaming version of the program whenever you like, in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm. Here are the selections we heard: Eddie Harris (with Muhal Richard Abrams)-- "Giant Steps" -- Eddie Harris Sings the Blues -- Atlantic -- rel. 1972 Woody Shaw (with Muhal Richard Abrams) -- "Symmetry" -- The Iron Men -- Muse -- 1977 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "March of the Transients" -- Things to Come from Those Now Gone -- Delmark -- rel. 1975 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "Personal Conversations" -- View from Within -- Black Saint -- 1984 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "Unity (Dedicated to the A.A.C.M.)" -- Sightsong -- Black Saint -- 1975 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "D Song" -- Spiral -- Arista -- 1978 Art Ensemble of Chicago (with Muhal Richard Abrams) -- "Nonaah" -- Fanfare for the Warriors -- Atlantic -- 1973 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "Marching with Honor" -- Song for All -- Black Saint -- 1995 Muhal Richard Abrams Orchestra -- "Septone" -- Blu Blu Blu -- Black Saint -- 1990 Muhal Richard Abrams Orchestra -- "Spiral to Clarity" -- Rejoicing with the Light -- Black Saint -- 1983 Muhal Richard Abrams (with Fred Anderson)-- "Focus, Thru Time...Time, Part Three" -- Sound Dance -- Pi -- 2009 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "Ritob" -- 1-OQA+19 -- Black Saint -- 1977 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "Cluster for Many Worlds" -- Blues Forever -- Black Saint -- 1981 Muhal Richard Abrams -- "Crossbeams" -- Think All, Focus One -- Black Saint -- 1994 Marion Brown (with Muhal Richard Abrams) -- "Sweet Earth Flying Part Three" -- Sweet Earth Flying -- Impulse! -- 1974