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Check the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm under "Straight, No Chaser" for a streaming version of this week's program, which you can hear any time in the next two weeks.  On June 9, the show included several selections that incorporated the poetry of Langston Hughes.  Here is the full playlist for June 9:
 
Steve Griggs -- "Affirmation" -- Panama Hotel Jazz -- Hip City -- rel. 2013
Peter Lin & The Lintet -- "Born Here, From There" -- With Respect -- (self) -- 2018  (N)
Peter Kreibich -- "Naima" -- Thank You Elvin -- Blu Jazz -- 2017  (N)
 
Dmitri Matheny -- "Golden Lady" -- Jazz Noir -- Papillon -- 2015
Langston Hughes & Charles Mingus -- "Consider Me" -- Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop 1957-1958 -- Fresh Sound -- 1958
Maria Grand -- "Pyramid Sphere" -- Magdalena -- Biophilia -- 2018  (N)
Mario Adnet -- "O Homem (The Man)" -- More Jobim Jazz -- Adventure Music -- rel.2011
 
Eric Mingus -- "Daybreak in Alabama" -- Langston Hughes:  The Dream Keeper -- Avant -- 2012
John Coltrane -- "Nature Boy" -- Both Directions at Once:  The Lost Album -- Impulse! -- 1963  (N)
Eric Mingus -- "Democracy" -- Langston Hughes:  The Dream Keeper -- Avant -- 2012
Charles Pillow Large Ensemble -- "Bitches Brew" -- Electric Miles -- Mama -- rel. 2018  (N)
 
Laura Karpman & Langston Hughes -- "Ode to Dinah" -- Ask Your Mama -- AVIE -- 2012-2014
Caroline Davis -- "Dionysian" -- Heart Tonic -- Sunnyside -- 2017  (N)
 
Louis Moholo-Moholo, Frode Gjerstad, Nick Stephens & Fred Lonberg-Holm -- "Distant Groove 1" -- Distant Groove -- FMR -- 2013
 
Kitchen Cigarettes -- "Korean Zombie Movie" -- Korean Zombie Movie -- Phasepacket -- rel. 2017
Brooklyn Blowhards -- "Dancing Flower" -- Brooklyn Blowhards -- (self) -- 2015
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels (with Lucinda Williams) -- "Angel" -- Vanished Gardens -- Blue Note -- 2017  (N)
 
 

 

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Here is the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, July 16:
 
Flying Horse Big Band -- "Murcielago en la Cueva (featuring Batman Theme)" -- The Bat Swings! -- Flying Horse -- 2017  (N)
Orrin Evans' Captain Black Big Band -- "Tickle" -- Mother's Touch -- Positone -- 2011
New England Jazz Ensemble -- "Wolves" -- Peter and the Wolf -- (self) -- c. 2014  (N)
 
Kenny Dorham Quintet -- "Osmosis" -- Kenny Durham Quintet -- Debut -- 1953
Max Roach Quartet Featuring Hank Mobley -- "Kismet" -- The Max Roach Quartet Featuring Hank Mobley -- Debut -- 1953
Thelonious Monk -- "Bright Mississippi" -- Live at the 1964 Monterey Jazz Festival -- Concord
 
Brad Muirhead Quartet Plus -- "Go Forth" -- Old / In / Out / New -- (self) -- 2017  (N)
Kamasi Washington -- "Street Fighter Mas" -- Heaven and Earth -- Young Turks -- rel. 2018  (N)
 
Joey Baron, Tim Berne & Hank Roberts -- "Sanctuary" -- Miniature -- JMT -- 1988
Eric Revis -- "Good Company" -- Sing Me Some Cry -- Clean Feed -- 2016 
 
Dave Holland -- "Q&A" -- Uncharted Territories -- Dare2 -- 2017  (N)
Gard Nilssen's Acoustic Unity -- "Mormor" -- Live in Europe -- Clean Feed -- 2016
Dave King Trucking Company -- "You Should Be Watching (Art) Films" -- Surrounded by the Night -- Sunnyside -- rel. 2016
 
Jakob Bro -- "View" -- Returnings -- ECM -- rel. 2018  (N)
Paul Rutherford, Ken Vandermark, Torsten Muller & Dylan van der Schyff -- "Are We in Diego Yet?" -- Are We in Diego? -- Whirrboom! --2004
 
Gregory Porter -- "Yardbird Suite" -- The Passion of Charlie Parker -- Impulse! -- 2016
 
Listen at your convenience at https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/
 

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Here is the playlist for the July 23 edition of "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS:
 
Sonny Stitt -- "Swifty" -- The Last Sessions, Volumes 1 & 2 -- Savoy Jazz -- 1982
Ella Fitzgerald -- "Air Mail Special" -- Jazz at the Philharmonic Seattle 1956 -- Acrobat Music -- 1956
Larry Young -- "Beyond the Limits" -- Unity -- Blue Note -- 1965
 
Matt Wilson Quartet + John Medeski -- "Some Assembly Required" -- Gathering Call -- Palmetto -- 2013
Wojtczak Nyconnection -- "Teczycki" -- Folk Five -- Fortune
Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom -- "Shimmer" -- Otis Was a Polar Bear -- Royal Potato Family -- rel. 2016
 
Anat Cohen Tentet -- "Loro" -- Happy Song -- Anzic -- 2016
Naftule's Dream -- "Turkisher" -- Blood -- (self) -- 2013
John Coltrane -- "Impressions" -- Both Directions at Once:  The Lost Album -- Impulse! -- 1963  (N)
 
 
Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas Sound Prints -- "Fee Fi Fo Fum" -- Scandal -- Greenleaf -- 2017  (N)
Tom Varner -- "The Trilling Clouds" -- Heaven and Hell -- Omni Tone -- 2008
Heliosonic Tone-tette -- "Heliotone 2B" -- Heliosonic Toneways, Vol. 1 -- ScienSonic -- 2015
 
Michael Vlatkovich Quartet -- "The Static Equilibrium of the Values of Savagery" -- You're Too Dimensional -- pfMentum -- 2013
[The Michael Vlatkovich Quartet, plus guitarist Tom McNally, will play at Gallery 1412 in Seattle, this Friday, July 27.]
Henry Threadgill -- "Clear and Distinct" -- Double Up, Plays Double Up Plus -- Pi -- 2017  (N)
Sun Ra & His Arkestra -- "Saturn" -- Jazz in Silhouette -- Phoenix -- 1958
 
Fred Hersch Trio -- "Skipping" -- Live in Europe -- Palmetto -- 2017  (N)
Swingle Singers -- "Prelude No. 9" -- Jazz Sebastian Bach -- Philips -- c. 1963
Camille Bertaut -- "Apres Vous (Au Privave)" -- The Passion of Charlie Parker -- Impulse! -- rel. 2017
Bill Evans -- "Witchcraft" -- Portrait in Jazz -- Riverside -- 1959
 
Noah Preminger & Rob Garcia Dead Composers Club -- "Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 in Eb Major" -- Chopin Project -- Connection Works -- 2017  (N)
 

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 Head for the KBCS audio archive -- https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/ -- to hear this week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS.  It includes several selections by the Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko, who recently died at age 76.  Here is the complete playlist for the July 30 program:
 
Ferit Odman -- "Our Delight" -- Dameronia with Strings -- Equinox -- 2015
Jeffrey Wright -- "Fifty Dollars (Segment)" -- The Passion of Charlie Parker -- Impulse! -- 2016
 
Tomasz Stanko -- "Num" -- Balladyna -- ECM -- 1975
Tomasz Stanko -- "Quintet's Time" -- From the Green Hill -- ECM -- 1998
Tomasz Stanko Quintet -- "Soul of Things, Variation III" -- Soul of Things -- ECM -- 2001
 
Patrick Zimmerli Quartet -- "Windup" -- Clockworks -- Songlines -- 2017  (N)
Andrew Rathbun Large Ensemble (with Luciana Souza) -- "Two Islands III" -- Atwood Suites -- Origin -- 2016  (N)
 
Tomasz Stanko Quartet -- "Cain's Brand" -- Matka Joanna -- BMG / ECM -- 1994
Tomasz Stanko Quartet -- "Suspended Variations VI" -- Suspended Night -- ECM -- 2003
 
Mark Dresser Seven -- "Newtown Char" -- Sedimental You -- Clean Feed -- 2015-2016
 
Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley & Brian Blade -- "Playing" -- Still Dreaming -- Nonesuch -- 2017  (N)
Dave Holland -- "Piano-Bass-Percussion T2" -- Uncharted Territories -- Dare 2 -- 2017  (N)
Chris Ziemba -- "Little T" -- Manhattan Lullaby -- Outside In Music -- rel. 2016
 
Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet -- "Tutaj--Here" -- Wislawa -- ECM -- 2012
Dmitry Matheny -- "Film Noir" -- Jazz Noir -- Blueport Jazz -- 2015
 

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Here is the music played on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS this Monday, August 6:
 
Oscar Peterson -- "Looking at You" -- Jazz in Paris:  Stephane Grappelli Quartet, vol. 1 -- Verve -- 1973
Ahmed Abdul-Malik -- "La Ibkey" -- Jazz Sounds of Africa -- Prestige New Jazz -- 1961
Freddie Hubbard -- "The Melting Pot" -- Blue Spirits -- Blue Note -- 1966
 
Maria Schneider Orchestra -- "Arbiters of Evolution" -- The Thompson Fields -- Artists Share -- 2014
Jacques Kuba Seguin -- "11.16" -- Litania Projekt -- Odd Sounds -- 2011
 
Tomasz Stanko -- "Flair" -- Purple Sun -- 1973 -- Calig
East-West Collective -- "Humeur de Terre" -- Humeurs -- Rogue Art -- 2013
 
John Zorn -- "The Journal of Albion Moonlight" -- Insurrection -- Tzadik -- 2017  (N)
Nels Cline 4 -- "Temporarily" -- Currents, Constellations -- Blue Note -- 2017  (N)
Actual Trio -- "Bring Yourself Back" -- Act II -- (self) -- 2016
 
This Is It! -- "Prime Number" -- 1538 -- Libra -- 2018  (N)
Kyoko Kitamura, Joe Morris, Tomeka Reid & Taylor Ho Bynum -- "It Is Deeper Than Is Wide" -- Geometry of Caves -- Relative Pitch -- 2016
 
Rich Halley 3 -- "Pussy Cat Dues" -- The Literature -- Pine Eagle -- 2017  (N)
Gutbucket -- "Bounce Clap Shasta!" -- Dance -- Gut -- 2014  (N)
Baeshi Bang -- "Hwangpo Dotdae" -- Vintage K-Pop Revisited -- Buda Musique -- rel. 2016
 
Kevin Sun -- "Loading Screen" -- Trio -- Endectomorph -- 2017 (N)
 
You can hear this program any time in the next two weeks in the KBCS audio archive:  https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/

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The August 13 ediition of "Straight No Chaser" is now in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm , where you can hear it at your convenience.  Here is the music we heard on that program:
 
Wayne Escoffery -- "Baku" -- Vortex -- Sunnyside -- 2017
Jeremy Pelt -- "Evolution" -- Noir en Rouge--Live in Paris -- HighNote -- 2017  (N)
 
Michael Morreale -- "Spanish Key" -- Miles Song--The Music of Miles Davis, Volume 2 -- Pepjack -- 2016
Charles Pillow Large Ensemble -- "Directions" -- Electric Miles -- Mama -- rel. 2018  (N)
 
Yngvil Vatn Guttu -- "Blue North For 4" -- On the Crosswalk -- (self) -- rel. 2014
Mary Halvorson -- "Off the Record" -- Code Girl -- Firehouse 12 -- 2016  (N)
Bad Luck -- "Capital" -- Bad Luck Four -- Origin -- 2016  (N)
Dave Holland -- "Tenor-Bass-Percussion T2" -- Uncharted Territories -- Dare 2 -- 2017  (N)
 
Shakers n' Bakers -- "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" -- Heart Love -- Little i Music -- 2017
3.5.7 Ensemble -- "Hope" -- Amongst the Smokestacks and Steeples -- Milk Factory Productions -- 2013
Hear In Now -- "Cantiere Orlando" -- Not Living in Fear -- International Anthem -- 2014
 
John Lewis / Gunther Schuller -- "Variants on a Theme by Thelonious Monk (Criss-Cross)" -- Jazz Abstractions -- Atlantic -- c. 1961
 
Gunter Hampel Group -- "Heroicdolphysiognomystery" -- Music From Europe -- ESP-Disk' -- 1966
Henry Threadgill 14 or 15 Kestra: AGG -- "Dirt, Part III: -- Dirt...and More Dirt -- Pi -- 2017  (N)
 
Wadada Leo Smith, Vinny Golia & Bertram Turetzky -- "Alexandra's Fancy" -- Prataksis -- 9 Winds -- 1997
Elliott Sharp & Scott Fields -- "Freefall" -- Scharfefelder -- Clean Feed -- 2007
 

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This is the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS 91.3 FM on Monday, August 20:
 
JD Allen -- "Prisoner of Love" -- Lovestone -- Savant -- 2018  (N)
Houston Person & Ron Carter -- "Gentle Rain" -- Remember Love -- Highnote -- 2018  (N)
Amanda Gardier -- "Revolving Door" -- Empathy -- Green Mind -- 2018  (N)
 
Sonny Sharrock Band -- "Fourteen" -- Seize The Rainbow -- Enemy -- 1987
Raoul Bjorkenheim & Ecstasy -- "Elemental" -- Doors of Perception -- Cuneiform -- 2017  (N)
Mary Halvorson -- "Armory Beams" -- Code Girl -- Firehouse 12 -- 2016  (N)
 
Curtis Fuller's Quintet -- "Five Spot After Dark" (alt. take 2) -- Blues-ette -- Savoy Jazz -- 1959
Chico Hamilton Sextet -- "Cheek to Chico" -- Sweet Smell of Success (Soundtrack) -- Verve -- 1957
Gerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Band -- "As Catch Can" -- Santa Monica 1960 -- Fresh Sound
Bill Evans Quintet -- "Fudgesickle Built For Four" -- The "Interplay" Sessions -- Milestone -- 1062
 
Nicole Mitchell -- "No One Can Stop Us" -- Maroon Cloud -- FPE -- 2017  (N)
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids -- "Soliloquy For Michael Brown" -- An Angel Fell -- Strut -- 2017  (N)
Rob Dixon -- "Nag Champa" -- Coast to Crossroads -- (self) -- rel. 2018  (N)
 
Sam Rivers -- "Paragon" -- Paragon -- Fluid -- 1977
Steve Coleman & Five Elements -- "Embedded #1" -- Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (The Embedded Sets) -- Pi -- 2017  (N)
 
Chicago Edge Ensemble -- "Bluster Buster" -- Decaying Orbit -- Music+ -- 2016
George McMullen Trio -- "Geonomic Preview" -- Boomerang -- pfMentum -- 2015
 
Jimmy Chamberlin Complex -- "The Parable" -- The Parable -- Make -- rel. 2017  (N)
 

Look for it in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, any time in the next two weeks.

 

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Here are the musical selections we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, August 27:
 
Woody Shaw -- "Apex" -- Tokyo 1981 -- Elemental Music -- 1981  (N)
Jim Snidero & Jeremy Pelt -- "Party Time" -- Jubilation!--Celebrating Cannonball Adderley -- Savant -- 2017  (N)
Duane Eubanks Quintet -- "Beer and Water" -- Things of That Particular Nature -- Sunnyside -- 2014
 
Wes Montgomery -- "Impressions" -- In Paris -- Resonance -- 1965
Andrea Brachfeld -- "Moving Forward" -- If Not Now, When? -- Jazzheads --- 2017  (N)
Matt Wilson -- "We Must Be Polite" -- Matt Wilson's Honey and Salt -- Palmetto
 
Geof Bradfield -- "Forro Hermeto" -- Yes, And... Music For Nine Improvisers -- Delmark -- 2017  (N)
Steve Coleman and Five Elements -- "Figit Time" -- Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (The Embedded Sets) -- Pi -- 2017  (N)
 
Nels Cline & Julian Lage -- "Blues, Too" -- Room -- Mack Avenue -- 2014
Roscoe Mitchell and the Sound Ensemble -- "Variations on a Folk Song Written in the Sixties" -- Black Saint -- 1981
Karl Berger, Dave Holland & Ed Blackwell -- "Ornette" -- Transit -- Black Saint -- 1986
 
Caroline Davis -- "Ocean Motion" -- Heart Tonic -- Sunnyside -- rel. 2018  (N)
[Caroline Davis will be at The Royal Room in Seattle on October 15, as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.]
Shake Stew -- "Get Up Eight" -- Rise and Rise Again -- Traumton -- 2017  (N)
Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley & Brian Blade -- "Comme il Faut" -- Still Dreaming -- Nonesuch -- 2017  (N)
 
Miles Davis -- "It's About That Time" -- Miles at the Fillmore -- Columbia -- 1970
Blue Note All-Stars -- "Henya: -- Our Point of View -- rel. 2017
 
John Zorn -- "Nostromo" -- Insurrection -- Tzedik -- 2018  (N)
 
Look for it in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, where you can hear it any time in the next two weeks.
 
 

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This week on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, we paid tribute to Randy Weston.  We heard a variety of recordings from different phases of his career.  At the end there was also a tune by Negative Press Project, who will be at the Sea Monster Lounge in Seattle, Sept. 5 at 10 p.m.
 
You can hear the September 3 show any time in the next two weeks in the KBCS audio archive:  https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/.
Here is the full playlist:
 
Randy Weston -- "Babe's Blues" -- Earth Birth -- Verve -- 1995
 
Randy Weston -- "What Is This Thing Called Love" -- Solo, Duo and Trio -- Milestone -- 1954
Randy Weston Trio Plus Cecil Payne -- "These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)" -- With These Hands... -- Riverside -- 1956
Randy Weston -- "How High The Moon" -- How High The Moon -- Biograph -- 1956
Randy Weston -- "Little Niles" -- Randy Weston's Music:  Little Niles -- United Artists -- 1958
 
Randy Weston Trio -- "It's All Right With Me" -- Jazz a la Bohemia -- Riverside -- 1956
Randy Weston -- "Niger Mambo" -- African Cookbook -- Koch Jazz -- 1964
Randy Weston -- "In Memory Of" -- Tanjah -- Verve -- 1973
Randy Weston -- "The Call" -- Blues to Africa -- Arista -- 1974
 
Randy Weston--Vishnu Wood Duo -- "Hi Fly" -- Perspective -- Denon -- 1976
Randy Weston -- "Ifran" -- Berkshire Blues -- Arista -- 1965
Randy Weston -- "The Three Pyramids and the Sphinx" -- Saga -- Verve -- 1995
 
Randy Weston -- "The Call" -- The Spirits of Our Ancestors -- Antilles -- 1991
Randy Weston & Melba Liston -- "The Nafs" -- Volcano Blues -- Gitanes -- 1993
Randy Weston -- "Anu Anu" -- Khepera -- Verve -- 1998
 
Randy Weston and His African Rhythms Trio -- "Portrait of Frank Edward Weston" -- Zep Tepi -- Random Choice -- 2006
Randy Weston and His African Rhythms Sextet - "Loose Wig" -- The Story Teller -- Motema -- 2009
 
Randy Weston & Billy Harper -- "Berkshire Blues" -- The Roots of the Blues -- Sunnyside -- 2013
Randy Weston -- "C Jam Blues" -- Portraits of Duke Ellington -- Verve -- 1989
 

 

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Here is the music heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, September 10:
 
Nathan Davis Quartet -- "Beyond All Limits" -- Larry Young in Paris--The ORTF Recordings -- Resonance -- 1965
Hadley Caliman -- "Totem Pole" -- Straight Ahead -- Origin -- 2008
 
Enrique Haneine -- "Hidden Mirrors" -- The Mind's Mural -- Elegant Walk -- 2018  (N)
 
Sarah Reich -- "It's Tappening" -- New Change -- Tap Music Project -- rel. 2018  (N)
R + R = Now -- "Resting Warrior" -- Collagically Speaking -- Blue Note -- rel. 2018  (N)
Matthew Halsall -- "Mudita" -- Colour Yes -- Gondwana -- 2009
 
Thumbscrew -- "House Party Starting" -- Theirs -- Cuneiform -- 2017  (N)
Ibrahim Maalouf -- "All The Beautiful Things" -- Diagnostic -- Harmonia Mundi -- rel. 2011
 
Fred Hersch & Julian Lage -- "Stealthiness (for Jim Hall)" -- Free Flying -- Palmetto -- 2013
Stanley Cowell -- "Anticipation of the Coming of Freedom" -- Juneteenth -- Vision Fugitive -- 2014
Gary Peacock & Marilyn Crispell -- "Leapfrog" -- Uncharted Territories -- Dare 2 -- 2017  (N)
 
David Liebman, Richie Berirach, Ron McClure & Billy Hart -- "Round MIdnight" -- Redemption--Quest Live in Europe -- Hat Hut -- 2005
Gard Nilssen's Acoustic Unity -- "Summer Ale" -- Live in Europe -- Clean Feed -- 2016
 
Lester Bowie -- "Jazz Death?" -- The Roscoe Mitchell Art Ensemble--Congliptious -- Nessa -- 1968
Nicole Mitchell -- "A Sound" -- Maroon Cloud -- FPE -- 2017  (N)
[Fay Victor, the vocalist on this track, will appear with her SoundNoise Trio at the PONCHO Concert Hall in Seattle, Thursday, October 18, as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.]
Peggy Lee -- "Snappy" -- Echo Painting -- Songlines -- 2017  (N)
 
Hear it in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm.
 
 

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Much of the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS this Monday, September 17, was by artists who will appear in Seattle as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival, which runs from October 7 to November 4.  (Dates and venues are noted below.)  Here is the playlist for this week's program, which you can hear in the KBCS audio archive any time in the next two weeks:
 
Marshall Gilkes & The WDR Big Band -- "Puddle Jumping" -- Always Forward -- Alternate Side -- 2017  (N)
 
Jovino Santos Nieto & Andre Mehmari -- "Andorinhas (Swallows)" -- Guris:  Celebration of the Music of Hermeto Pascoal -- Adventure Musc -- 2016
[Jovino Santos Nieto & Jasnam Daya Singh, PONCHO Concert Hall, Tue., Oct. 9, 8 pm.]
Regina Carter -- "Day Dreaming on the Niger" -- Reverse Thread -- E1 Entertainment -- 2010
[Regina Carter, The Triple Door, Sun., Oct. 7, 6 & 8:30 p.m.]
Wayne Horvitz -- "The Beautiful Wives (Missouri Softball Tournament)" -- Some Places Are Forever Afternoon -- Songlines -- 2015
[The Wayne Horvitz Snowghost Trio, with Subtle Degrees, Chapel Performance Space, Thurs., Oct. 11, 8 p.m.]
 
Helen Sung -- "Convergence" -- Sung With Words -- Stricker Street -- rel. 2018  (N)
[Helen Sung, Chapel Performance Space, Mon., Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m.]
Marquis Hill -- "Moon Rays" -- The Way We Play -- Concord Jazz -- rel. 2016
[Marquis Hill Blacktet, (1) KEXP, Sun., Oct. 7, 5 p.m.; (2) The Royal Room, Mon., Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m.]
Logan Richardson -- "Locked Out of Heaven" -- Shift -- Blue Note -- 2013
[Logan Richardson Blues People, (1) KEXP, Sun., Oct. 7, 5 p.m.; (2) Lo-Fi Performance Gallery, Sun., Oct. 7, 9 p.m.]
 
Michael Formanek Ensemble Kolossus -- "Eoskeleton Prelude" -- The Distance -- ECM -- 2014
Michael Mantler -- "Update Eleven" -- The Jazz Composers Orchestra Update -- ECM
 
Jen Shyu [pictured] -- "Door 8:  World of Baridegi" -- Song of Silver Geese -- Pi
[Jen Shyu solo, PONCHO Concert Hall, Sat., Oct. 20, 8 p.m.]
Gerald Cleaver & Uncle June -- "Ruby Ritchie / Well" -- Be It As I See It -- Fresh Sound -- 2009
[Subtle Degrees, with Gerald Cleaver & Travis LaPlante, Chapel Performance Space, Thurs., Oct. 11, 8 p.m.]
James Brandon Lewis -- "No Wooden Nickels" -- Divine Travels -- Okeh -- 2011
[James Brandon Lewis, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Wed., Oct. 24, 8 p.m.]
 
Albert Mangelsdorff Quartet -- "Mahusale" -- Live in Tokyo -- Enja -- 1971
 
Bad Luck -- "Index" -- Bad Luck Four -- Origin -- 2016  (N)
 
For Earshot Jazz Festival information and tickets, go to www.earshot.org or call (206) 547-6763.
 
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On September 24 on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, as we did last week, we spent some time checking out the artists who will appear in the Earshot Jazz Festival in the Seattle area in October and November.  The dates and venues of their performances are listed below.  For tickets and information about the festival, go to www.earshot.org or call (206) 547-6763.  As always, you can hear the program in the KBCS audio archive any time in the next two weeks.  Here is the complete playlist:
 
Tigran Hamasyan -- "Nairian Fantasy" -- An Ancient Observer -- Nonesuch -- rel. 2017
[Tigran Hamasyan, Seattle Art Museum, Fri. Oct. 12]
 
Ann Reynolds and Clave Gringa -- "Con Pasion" -- Para Cuba Con Amor -- (self)
[Clave Gringa, Royal Room, Sun., Oct. 21]
George Colligan Trio -- "Debonaire" -- Blood Pressure -- Ultimatum
George Colligan -- "Outrage" -- The Endless Mysteries -- Origin -- 2012
[George Colligan with Buster Williams and Lenny White, Royal Room, Sat., Oct. 26]
 
Noah Preminger -- "I Shall Not Be Moved" -- Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground -- (self) -- 2015
Noah Preminger -- "We Have A Dream" -- Meditations on Freedom -- Dry Bridge -- 2016
[Noah Preminger Quartet, Tractor Tavern, Wed., Oct. 10]
Keyon Harrold -- "Bubba Rides Again" -- The Mugician -- Legacy -- rel. 2017
[Keyon Harrold, Triple Door, Sun., Oct. 18]
 
Sam Boshnack Quintet -- "Dormant" -- Exploding Syndrome -- (self) -- rel. 2014
[Samantha Boshnack presents "Seismic Belt," Royal Room, Fri., Oct. 12]
Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom -- "The Itch" -- No Morphine No Lilies -- Royal Potato Family -- rel. 2013
[Allison Miller Boom Tic Boom, PONCHO Concert Hall, Fri., Oct. 19]
Gretchen Yanover -- "Cedar" -- Bow and Cello -- (self) -- rel. 2008
[Gretchen Yanover & Brandee Younger, Langston Hughes Center, Fri., Oct. 26]
 
Brandon Ross -- "One Solar Year" -- Costume -- Intoxicate -- 2004
[Harriet Tubman:  The Band, with Brandon Ross, Langston Hughes Institute, Thurs., Nov. 1]
Wadada Leo Smith's Organic -- "Joy : Spiritual Fire : Joy" -- Spiritual Dimension -- Cuneiform -- 2009
 
Jakob Bro -- "And They All Came Marching Out of the Woods" -- Gefion -- ECM -- 2013
[Jakob Bro, with Thomas Morgan & Joey Baron, Seattle Art Museum, Sat., Oct. 27]
Nels Cline -- "Reconciliation / New Monastery" -- New Monastery:  A View Into the Music of Andrew Hill -- Cryptogramophone -- 2006
Akua Dixon -- "Freedom" -- Akua Dixon -- Akua's Music -- rel. 2014
 
Erik Jekabson Sextet -- "Change Up" -- Erik Jekabson Sextet -- Wide Hive -- 2017

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On "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on October 1st, we paid tribute to two musicians who recently passed away, saxophonist Big Jay McNeely (1927-2018) and trumpeter and percussionist Jerry Gonzalez (1949-2018).  We heard selections from Tom Harrell, Pat Metheny, Jane Bunnett & Maqueque and Jazzmeia Horn, who are appearing in the 2018 Earshot Jazz Festival; and from Bobby Previte, who will be at The Royal Room in Seattle tomorrow, October 2nd.  If you check it out in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, this is what you'll hear:
 
Big Jay McNeely -- "Insect Ball" -- Ham Hocks & Cornbread -- JSP
Big Jay McNeely -- "Cool Blood" -- Honkers & Screamers -- Savoy Jazz -- 1948
Big Jay McNeely -- "Sunday Dinner" -- Honkers & Screamers -- Savoy Jazz -- 1948
Big Jay McNeely -- "Nervous, Man, Nervous" -- The King R&B Box Set -- King
 
Jerry Gonzalez & Fort Apache Band -- "Earthdance" -- Earthdance -- Sunnyside -- 1990
Jerry Gonzalez & Fort Apache Band -- "Elegua" -- Crossroads -- Milestone -- 1994
Jerry Gonzalez -- "Evidence" -- Ya Yo Cure -- Sunnyside -- 1979
 
Tom Harrell -- "Marching" -- Prana Dance -- Highnote -- 2008
Tom Harrell -- "Star Eyes" -- Number Five -- Highnote -- 2011
Tom Harrell -- "There"-- Trip -- Highnote -- 2014
[The Tom Harrell Quartet will be at the Seattle Art Museum, Wed., Oct. 24, as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.]
 
Pat Metheny -- "80/81" -- 80/81 -- ECM -- 1980
Pat Metheny -- "Let's Move" -- Day Trip -- Nonesuch -- 2005/Gambler/Ru
Pat Metheny -- "H&H" -- Question and Answer -- Geffen -- 1989
[Earshot Jazz presents An Evening With Pat Metheny at the Admiral Theatre in Bremerton, Sun., Oct. 21.]
 
Bobby Previte & The New Bump -- "I'd Advise You Not To Miss Your Train" -- Set The Alarm For Monday -- Palmetto -- 2007
Bobby Previte & Bump -- "Counterclockwise" -- Counterclockwise -- Palmetto -- 2002
[Bobby Previte will be with the Previte/Gamble/Rucker Trio and Blueprints at The Royal Room, this Tuesday, Oct. 2,]
Jane Bunnett & Maqueque -- "El Chivo" -- Oddara -- Linus -- rel. 2016
[Jane Bunnett & Maqueque will be at The Triple Door, Sun., Nov. 4 as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.]
 
Thumbscrew -- "Smoketree" -- Ours -- Cuneiform -- 2017  (N)
Pete McCann -- "Nikhil" -- Pay For It On The Other Side -- McCannic Music -- 2017  (N)
John Moulder -- "Memoirs By The Sea Part 1" -- Decade:  Memoirs -- Origin -- 2017  (N)
 
Jazzmeia Horn -- "Up Above My Head" -- A Social Call -- Prestige -- rel. 2017
[Jazzmeia Horn will be at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Tues., Oct. 23 as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.]
 
For tickets or information about the Earshot Jazz Festival, visit www.earshot.org or call (206) 547-6763.
 
 

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Hamiet Bluiett died last week at the age of 78.  This week on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, we honored him by listening to his music.  We also heard a bunch of artists who will be in Seattle for the Earshot Jazz Festival.  (Dates and venues are noted below.)  For tickets or information about the festival, go to www.earshot.org or call (206) 547-6763.  Here is the playlist for the October 8 program:
 
World Saxophone Quartet -- "Hattie Wall: -- Live in Zurich -- Black Saint -- 1981
World Saxophone Quartet -- "I Heard That" -- Rhythm and Blues -- Elektra Musician -- 1981
Hamiet Bluiett -- "Wide Open" -- Bluiett's Barbeque Band -- Mapleshade -- 1995
 
Jazzmeia Horn -- "Medley:  Afro Blue / Eye See You / Wade in the Water" -- A Social Call -- Prestige -- rel. 2017
[Jazzmeia Horn, Tue., Oct. 23, Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute]
Mark Turner & Ethan Iverson -- "Turner's Chamber of Unlikely Delights" -- Temporary Kings -- ECM -- 2017  (N)
[Mark Turner & Ethan Iverson, Mon., Oct. 15, The Triple Door]
 
Hamiet Bluiett -- "Spring's Joy" -- Resolution -- Black Saint -- 1977
Bluiett Baritone Saxophone Group -- "Revival" -- Live at the Knitting Factory -- Knitting Factory -- 1997
Hamiet Bluiett -- "Night in Tunisia" -- Ebu -- Soul Note -- 1984
 
Fay Victor Ensemble -- "Robot Clown" -- Absinthe & Vermouth -- Green Ave. Music -- 2013
[Fay Victor's Sound Noise Trio, Thur., Oct. 18, PONCHO Concert Hall]
William Parker (feat. Fay Victor) -- "We Often Danced" -- Voices Fall From The Sky -- Centering -- 2017  (N)
 
Hamiet Bluiett -- "Thelonious" -- Ballads & Blues -- Soul Note -- 1994
Hamiet Bluiett -- "Paper Works" -- The Clarinet Family -- Black Saint -- 1984
 
Neil Welch -- "Black Sequence" -- Boxwork -- Table & Chairs -- 2009
Neil Welch -- "Iron Cloud" -- Twelve Tiny Explosions -- Table & Chairs -- 2011
[Neil Welch with his ensemble Conception Picciotto, Tue., Oct. 23, Chapel Performance Space]
Kris Davis -- "Black Tunnel" -- Rye Eclipse -- Fresh Sound New Talent -- 2007
[Kris Davis, with Tyler Chester & Ted Poor, Fri., Oct. 19, "The Church"]
 
Cuong Vu 4-tet -- "Something" -- Leaps of Faith -- Origin -- 2010
[Cuong Vu with Indigo Mist, featuring George Garzone, Mon., Oct. 22, The Royal Room]
 
 

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Here is the weekly report of tunes played on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS. Some of the artists heard on the October 15 program are appearing in the Earshot Jazz Festival.  Their concert dates and venues are listed below.  For complete information about the festival, go to www.earshot.org.  As always, you can hear this week's show in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, any time in the next two weeks,  The details:
 
Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra -- "Back Bone" -- All My Yesterdays -- Resonance -- 1966
 
Ron Miles (with Bill Frisell) -- "Woman's Day" -- Woman's Day -- Gramavision -- 1996
Ron Miles (with Bill Frisell) --"Darken My Door" -- Heaven -- Sterling Circle -- 2001
Ron Miles (with Bill Frisell) --"The Gift That Keeps On Giving" -- I Am A Man -- Yellowbird -- 2016
[Circuit Rider, with Ron Miles, Bill Frisell & Brian Blade, Benaroya Hall, Sun., Oct. 28]
 
George Garzone -- "Hey Open Up" -- Crescent -- Jazz Hang -- rel. 2014
[Cuong Vu and Indigo West, featuring George Garzone, The Royal Room, Mon., Oct. 22]
Sullivan Fortner -- "Monk Medley (Monk's Mood / Ask Me Now)" -- Moments Preserved -- Impulse! -- 2017
Burton Greene -- "Don't Forget The Poet" -- Compendium -- Improvising Beings -- 2016
 
Myra Melford's Crush -- "Yellow Are Clouds of Flowers, II" -- Dance Beyond The Color -- Arabesque -- 1999
Myra Melford's Be Bread -- "I See A Horizon" -- The Whole Tree Gone -- Firehouse 12 -- 2008
Myra Melford -- "The Strawberry" -- Snowy Egret -- Enja -- rel. 2015
[Myra Melford & Snowy Egret, Seattle Art Museum, Sun., Nov. 4]
 
Tisziji Munoz & John Medeski -- "Damned If You Do Or Don't" -- Songs of Soundlessness -- Anami Music -- rel. 2014
Ed Ware -- "Spirit" -- Ed Ware's Tree -- (self) -- 1999
 
Elliott Sharp, with Mary Halvorson & Marc Ribot -- "Blindspot" -- Err Guitar -- Intakt -- 2016
Bill Frisell -- "In Line" -- Music Is -- OKeh -- 2017
Julian Lage -- "Missouri" -- World's Fair -- Modern Lore -- 2014
 
Maria Schneider Orchestra -- "Bird Count" -- Days of Wine and Roses -- rel. 2000
[Maria Schneider with the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, Kirkland Performance Center, Sun., Nov. 4]
Marc Cary -- "For Hermeto" -- Rhodes Ahead, Vol. 2 -- Motema -- rel. 2015
 
 

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There was a lot of guitar music on this week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, along with some other good stuff.  Here is the playlist for the October 22 program, which you can hear at your convenience in the KBCS audio archive at https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/:
 
Barney Kessel -- "You Go To My Head" -- The Poll Winners -- Contemporary -- 1957
Jazzmeia Horn -- "The Peacocks (A Timeless Place)" -- A Social Call -- Concord -- rel. 2017
[Jazzmeia Horn will be at the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute, Tue., Oct. 23, presented by Earshot Jazz.]
 
Johnny Smith -- "The Girl With The Flaxen Hair" -- Johnny Smith's Kaleidoscope -- Verve -- 1967
Johnny Smith -- "My Favorite Things" -- Johnny Smith -- Verve -- 1967
Bobby Hutcherson -- "Theme From Blow-Up" -- Oblique -- Blue Note -- 1967
Pat Martino -- "Cisco" -- El Hombre -- Prestige -- 1967
 
Dexter Gordon Quartet -- "Fried Bananas" -- Tokyo 1975 -- Elemental Music  (N)
Kenny Dorham -- "Straight Ahead" -- K.D. Is Here--New York City 1962 & 1966 -- Uptown -- 1966
 
Ernesto Cervini's Turboprop -- "The Queen" -- Abundance -- Anzic -- 2016  (N)
Chicago Edge Ensemble -- "Attitude Adjustment" -- Decaying Orbit -- Music+ -- 2016
Enrique Haneine -- "Reality Shape" -- The Mind's Mural -- Elegant Walk -- 2018  (N)
 
Mary Halvorson -- "The Maid With The Flaxen Hair" -- The Maid With The Flaxen Hair -- Tzadik -- 2018  (N)
Nir Felder -- "Bandits" -- Golden Age -- 2011 -- Okeh
 
Wayne Horvitz / Odeonquartet & Beth Fleenor -- "These Hills of Glory, Movement III" -- Those Who Remain -- National Sawdust Tracks -- 2017
[These Hills of Glory String Quartet, featuring Beth Fleenor, will be at the Nordstrom Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall, Sun., Oct. 28, as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival.]
Quartette Oblique -- "You and the Night and the Music" -- Quartette Oblique -- Sunnyside -- 2017  (N)
Bill Evans -- "Baubles, Bangles and Beads" -- Some Other Time--The Lost Session from the Black Forest -- Resonance -- 1968
 
John Scofield -- "Can't Dance" -- Combo 66 -- Verve -- 2018  (N)
 
 

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Here is the playlist for the October 29 edition of "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS:
 
Cecile McLorin Salvant -- "The Gentleman Is A Dope" -- The Window -- Mack Avenue -- rel. 2018  (N)
Nelda Swiggett -- "Jack and the Key Boo Ba" -- This Time -- OA2 -- 2009
David Murray, Geri Allen & Terri Lyne Carrington -- "For Fr. Peter O'Brien" -- Perfection -- Motema -- 2016
 
Steve Coleman and Five Elements -- "Nfr (Second Set)" -- Live at the Village Vanguard, Vol. 1 (The Embedded Sets) -- Pi -- 2017  (N)
Negative Press Project -- "Rogue State" -- See Evil Eyes / Civilize -- (self)
Drumheller -- "Sketch #5" -- Wives -- Rat-Drifting -- 2006
 
Hamiet Bluiett -- "Tune Up (Bridging the Gap)" -- Im/possible to Keep -- India Navigation -- 1977
 
Raoul Bjorkenheim & Ecstasy -- "Doors of Perception" -- Doors of Perception -- Cuneiform -- 2017  (N)
George McMullen Trio -- "Improv IV; Fire, Dancing" -- Boomerang -- pfMentum -- 2015
Tom Varner Quartet -- "12 12" -- Tom Varner Quartet -- Soul Note -- 1980
 
Hear in Now -- "Transiti" -- Not Living in Fear -- International Anthem
William Parker (with Ernie Odoom) -- "Deep Flower" -- Voices Fall from the Sky -- Centering -- 2017
Fred Hersch Ensemble (with Kurt Elling) -- "Through Me Forbidden Voices" -- Leaves of Grass -- Palmetto -- rel. 2005
 
Pat Metheny -- "There Will Never Be Another You" -- Live 1976 -- Digital Legends
Freddie Hubbard Quintet -- "Blues for Duane" -- At Onkel Po's Carnegie Hall -- Jazzline -- 1978
 
Thumbscrew -- "Thumbprint" -- Ours -- Cuneiform -- 2017  (N)
 
Check it out in KBCS the audio archive, here:

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Head to the KBCS audio archive at
to hear these selections from the November 8 edition of "Straight, No Chaser":
 
Maria Grand -- "Isis" -- Magdalena -- Biophilia -- rel. 2018
Sarah Manning -- "Crossing, Waiting" -- Dandelion Clock -- Positone -- 2009
Jimmy Greene -- "Your Great Name" -- Beautiful Life -- Mack Avenue -- rel. 2014
 
Buddy Tate & Abdullah Ibrahim -- "Heyt Mazurki" -- Buddy Tate Meets Absullah Ibrahim -- Chiaroscuro -- 1977
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland -- "Dr. Do Right" -- The Art of Conversation -- Impulse! -- 2014
Don Byron & Aruan Ortiz -- "Joe Btfsplk" -- Random Dances and (A)tonalities -- Intakt -- 2017  (N)
 
Darrell Katz and the JCA Orchestra -- "Three or Four Kinds of Blues" -- Rats Live On No Evil Star -- JCA -- 2017  (N)
Gordon Grdina Quartet -- "P.B.S." -- Inroads -- Songlines -- 2017
 
Tim Berne's Snakeoil -- "Prelude One / Sequel Two" -- Incidentals -- ECM -- 2014
Evan Parker, Alexander von Schlippenbach & Paul Lytton -- "To Avoid Monotony" -- America 2003 -- PSI
Transit -- "Gowanus Canal" -- Transit -- Clean Feed -- 2001
 
Whit Dickey -- "Vital Transmission" -- Sacred Ground -- Clean Feed -- 2004
Devin Gray -- "The Wire" -- Dirigo Rataplan -- Rataplan -- 2016  (N)
 
Matt Mitchell -- "Gluts" -- A Pouting Grimace -- Pi -- 2017
Alexander Hawkins -- "Take the A Train" -- Song Singular -- BDV -- 2012
Koenjihyakkei -- "Levhorm" -- Dhormvishka -- Skin Graft -- rel. 2018
 
Dan Wilensky -- "Get Together" -- Good Music -- (self) -- 2018  (N)
 

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Here is the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on 91.3 KBCS on Monday, November 12:
 
Christian McBride -- "Seek the Source" -- Christian McBride's New Jawn -- Mack Avenue -- 2017  (N)
Peripheral Vision -- "Mycelium Running" -- More Songs About Error and Shame -- MAPA -- rel. 2018  (N)
Empty Cage Quartet & Soletti Besnard -- "Cheese and Shoes" -- Take Care of Floating -- Rude Awakening -- 2008
 
Gilad Hekselman -- "Nothing Personal" -- This Just In -- Jazz Village -- rel. 2013
Gene Ess -- "Bluesbird" -- Apotheosis -- SIMP -- 2017  (N)
Wayne Horvitz -- "Apart From You #2" -- The Snowghost Sessions -- Songlines -- 2015  (N)
 
Chris Pasin -- "Jayne" -- Ornettiquette -- Planet Arts -- 2018  (N)
Rafal Sarnecki -- "Hydrodynamics" -- Climbing Trees -- Outside In -- 2017  (N)
Dave Douglas & Uri Caine -- "End to End" -- Present Joys -- Greenleaf Music -- 2013
 
Peter Nelson -- "State of Fear (That Lonely Nightmare)" -- Ash, Dust and the Chalkboard Cinema -- Outside In -- rel. 2018  (N)
Michael Vlatkovich -- "Were Dogs Drinking Water Or Was It Roller Skating?" -- Parlor Games -- Thankyou -- 2002
James Falzone & The Renga Ensemble -- "Not Seeing" -- The Room Is -- Allos Documents -- 2013
 
Marc Ribot Trio -- "Bells" -- Live at the Village Vanguard -- Pi -- 2012
 
Keshavan Maslak & Katsuyuko Itakura -- "Funny Frog" -- Exuse Me, Mr. Satie -- Leo -- 1994
Frank London, Greg Wall & Hasidic New Wave -- "Last Temptation of Lady L" -- Jews and the Abstract Truth -- Knitting Factory -- 1996
 
David S. Ware Trio -- "Ancient Vicitors" -- Passage to Music -- Silkheart -- 1988
 

Listen to it in the KBCS audio archive -- https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/

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This week we saluted trumpeter Roy Hargrove on "Straight, No Chaser" by listening to a sampling of his recordings.  Other highlights included Eric  Dolphy on flute and recent new releases by the Cuong Vu 4-tet and the duo Bad Luck.  Here is the playlist for the November 19 program:
 
Bill Evans -- "Very Early" -- Some Other Time -- Resonance -- 1968
Eric Dolphy --  "Ode to Charlie Parker" -- Paris '64 -- Hi Hat -- 1964
 
Roy Hargrove -- "BHG" -- Diamond in the Rough -- RCA Novus -- 1989
 
Roy Hargrove -- "Homelife Revisited" -- Of Kindred Souls -- RCA Novus -- rel. 1993
Roy Hargrove / Christian McBride / Stephen Scott Trio -- "Steeplechase" -- Parker's Mood -- Verve -- 1995
 
Henry Threadgill 14 or 15 Kestra: AGG -- "And More Dirt, Part IV" -- Dirt...and More Dirt -- Pi -- 2017
Cuong Vu 4-tet -- "Alive" -- Change the Air -- Rare Noise -- 2017  (N)
Elliott Sharp & Mary Halvorson -- "Shredding Light" -- Err Guitar -- Intakt -- 2016
 
Roy Hargrove -- "The Challenge" -- Family -- Verve -- 1995
Harbie Hancock, Michael Brecker & Roy Hargrove -- "Transition" -- Directions in Music:  Celebrating Miles Davis & John Coltrane -- Verve -- 2001
Roy Hargrove's Crisol -- "Afrodisia" -- Habana -- Verve -- rel. 1997
 
Jason Stein's Locksmith Isidore -- "Protection and Provocation" -- Three Less Than Between -- Clean Feed -- 2008
Bad Luck -- "R.B.G." -- Bad Luck Four -- Oriign -- 2016  (N)
 
Roy Hargrove -- "Devil Eyes" -- Nothing Serious -- Verve -- rel. 2006
Roy Hargrove Quintet -- "Shade of Jade" -- The Roy Hargrove Quintet with the Tenors of Our Time -- Verve -- 1993
Roy Hargrove Quintet -- "Mr. Clean" -- Earfood -- Emarcy -- 1997
 
Roy Hargrove Big Band -- "My Funny Valentine" -- Emergence -- Emarcy -- 2008
Fred Hersch Trio -- "The Optimum Thing" -- Sunday Night at the Vanguard -- Palmetto -- 2016  (N)
 
You can hear it in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, any time in the next two weeks.
 
 

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Here is the playlist for the November 26 edition of “Straight, No Chaser” on KBCS:

 

Elmo Hope Sextet – “Eyes So Beautiful As Yours” – Homecoming! – Riverside – 1961

Ray Brown – “Memories of You” – Jazz Cello – Verve – 1960

Joe Lovano – “Lament for M” – Rush Hour – Blue Note – 1994

 

Eric Dolphy – “Naima” – Paris '64 – Hi Hat – 1964

James Davis – “Beveled” – Beveled – Ears & Eyes – 2014

 

Hear in Now – “Last Night's Vacation” – Not Living in Fear – International Anthem – 2012

Miguel Zenón – “Villabeña” – Yo Soy La Tradición – Miel Music – 2017 (N)

Wayne Horvitz – “Those Who Remain (Concerto for Orchestra and Improvising Soloist), Movement II (The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs)” – Those Who Remain – National Sawdust Tracks – 2016 (N)

 

Wadada Leo Smith – “The Empress, Lady Day: In a Rainbow Garden, Surrounded by Exotic Plants and Flowers” – Najwa – TUM – 2014

Last Exit – “The Black Bat (for Aki Ikuta)” – Iron Path – ESP-Disk' – rel. 2015

Daniel Rosenboom Quintet – “Tadodaho” – Fire Keeper – Orenda – 2013

 

John Zorn – “The Dragon Tree” – The Garden of Earthly Delights – Tzadik – rel. 2017

Rez Abbasi – “Thin-King” – Unfiltered Universe – Whirlwind Recordings – 2016

John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension, with Jimmy Herring & The Invisible Whip – “Meeting of the Spirits” – Live in San Francisco – Abstract Logix – 2017 (N)

 

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels – “Vanished Gardens” – Vanished Gardens – Blue Note – 2017

Harris Eisenstadt – “Unless All The Evidence Is In” – Golden State – Songlines – 2012

 

Peter Lin & The Lintet – “Sweet As Honey” – With Respect – (self) – 2018 (N)

 

If any of that sounds interesting to you, hear a streaming version of the program in the KBCS audo archive, here: https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/

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This week on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, we remembered clarinetist Perry Robinson, who passed away this week, by listening to several of his recordings.  Here is the complete playlist for the December 3 program, which you can hear in the audio archive at www.kbcs.fm, any time in the next two weeks:
 
Wes Montgomery -- "'Round Midnight" -- Live at the BBC Studios 1965 -- Hi Hat
Camille Thurman -- "Nefertiti" -- Inside the Moment -- Chesky -- 2017
 
Perry Robinson -- "Henry's Dance" -- The Traveler -- Chiaroscuro -- rel. 1978
Badal Roy, Perry Robinson & Ed Schuller -- "Mountain Soup" -- Raga Roni -- Geetika -- rel. 2007
Perry Robinson 4 -- "Farmer Alfalfa" -- Funk Dumpling -- Savoy Jazz -- 1962
 
Wayne Shorter Quartet -- "Prometheus Unbound" -- Emanon -- Blue Note -- rel. 2018  (N)
 
Enrico Rava -- "Traveling Night" -- Easy Living -- ECM -- 2003
Francois Houle, Alexander Hawkins & Harris Eisenstadt -- "Clue" -- You Have Options -- Songlines  (N)
Andrew Cyrille -- "TGD" -- Lebroba -- ECM -- 2017
 
Shoko Nagai & Ephemeral -- "Seven Shades of Sand" -- Live at Roulette, NYC -- (self)
William Parker -- "City of Flowers" -- Voices Fall from the Sky -- Centering -- 2017
 
ROVA :: Orchestrova -- "Electric Ascension, Parts 5-8" -- Electric Ascension -- Atavistic -- 2003
Reddeer (with Fay Victor) -- "Frontman" -- New York--St. Johann -- Evil Rabbit -- 2011
 
Perry Robinson -- "Sprites Delite" -- Funk Dumpling -- Savoy Jazz -- 1962
 

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