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Here is the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, January 6, 2020:
 
Phil Norman Tentet -- "Linus & Lucy" -- Then & Now:  Classic Sounds & Variations of 12 Jazz Legends -- Mama -- 2016
Milt Jackson -- "Opus and Interlude" -- Opus de Jazz -- Savoy -- 1955
Behn Gillece -- "Downpour" -- Parallel Universe -- PosiTone -- 2018  (N)
 
Carmen Sandim -- "Play Doh" -- Play Doh -- Pathways to Jazz -- rel. 2019  (N)
Mark Helias -- "Le Tango" -- Split Image -- Enja -- 1984
Rich Halley 3 -- "Law Years" -- The Literature -- Pine Eagle -- 2017
 
Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York -- "Entity" -- Entity -- Libra -- 2019  (N)
Woody Shaw -- "Diversion One" -- Two More PIeces of the Puzzle -- 32 Jazz -- 1977
 
Wolfgang Dauner -- "Output" -- Output -- ECM -- 1970
David S. Ware Quartet -- "Sunbows Rainsets Blue" -- Wisdom of Uncertainty -- AUM Fidelity -- 1996
Myra Melford -- "Sagrada Familia" -- Life Carries Me This Way -- Firehouse 12 -- 2013
 
Rashied Ali / Leroy Jenkins Duo -- "Swift Are the Winds of Life" -- Swift Are the Winds of Life -- Survival -- 1975
Kenny Gill -- "Flatbush" -- What Was, What Is, What Will Be -- Raccoon -- 1970
 
Joe Albany & Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen -- "Star Eyes" -- Two's Company -- Inner City -- 1979
Mark Turner & Gary Foster -- "Lennie's Pennies" -- Mark Turner Meets Gary Foster -- Capri -- 2003
Harvey Sorgen, Joe Fonda & Marilyn Crispell -- "Both Sides of the Ocean" -- Dreamstruck -- Not Two -- 2018
 

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The January 13 edition of "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS included new releases by the David Friesen Circle 3 Trio and Todd Marcus.  Also, this week's feature from the earliest ECM releases, "Afternoon of a Georgia Faun" by Marion Brown.  Here is the complete playlist: 
 
Cory Weeds Quintet -- "Consequence" -- Live at Frankie's Jazz Club -- Cellar Live -- 2018
Jackie McLean -- "Climax" -- Jacknife -- Blue Note -- 1965
The Bad Plus -- "The Red Door" -- Activate Infinity -- Edition -- 2019  (N)
 
Fredrik Noren -- "Adagio con Espressione" -- Sister Maj's Blouse -- Mirrors -- 1993
David Friesen Circle 3 Trio -- "Flight of the Angels" -- Interaction -- Origin -- 2018  (N)
Andrew Cyrille -- "High Priest" -- Special People -- Soul Note -- 1980
 
Jaimie Branch -- "Simple Silver Surfer" -- Fly or Die II:  Bird Dogs of Paradise -- International Anthem -- 2018
Frank Kohl -- "The Goodbye" -- The Crossing -- (self) -- 2018  (N)
Anthony Wilson Nonet -- "Quadra 3 (Cosinha)" -- Power of Nine -- Groove Note -- 2006
 
Marion Brown -- "Afternoon of a Georgia Faun" -- Afternoon of a Georgia Faun -- ECM -- 1970
 
Todd Marcus -- "Invitation" -- Trio Plus -- Stricker Street -- 2019  (N)
Juilliard Jazz Orchestra -- "Migration Series, Interlude 3 -- Still Arriving -- Derek Bermel:  Migrations -- Naxos -- 2015
Eyvind Kang -- "Sidi Bou Said" -- Virginal Coordinates -- Ipecac -- 2000
 
Jason Moran -- "RFK in the Land of Apartheid" -- Ten -- Blue Note -- rel. 2010
Peter Lin -- "Song of the Amis" -- New Age Old Ways -- (self) -- 2018
Francsco Diodati -- "Krashing Minds" -- Purple Bra -- Auand -- 2009
 
Ginetta's Vendetta -- "Work Song" -- Pocketful of Cool -- (self)  (N)
 

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Here is the music we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, January 20, as we celebrated the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:
 
Noah Baerman -- "This Little Light of MIne" -- Soul Force -- Lemel -- 2004
3 Cohens -- "Freedom" -- Braid -- Anzic -- 2007
Claire Daly Quintet -- "Homage to Freedom" -- Mary Joyce Project--Nothing to Lose -- Daly Bread -- 2011
 
Oscar Peterson Trio -- "Hymn to Freedom" -- Night Train -- Verve -- 1962
Noah Preminger -- "I Shall Not Be Moved" -- Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground -- (self) -- 2015
Dr. John -- "Freedom / Weird Nightmare (Reprise)" -- Weird Nightmare:  Meditations on Mingus -- Columbia -- rel. 1962
 
Max Roach -- "Freedom Day" -- We Insist! Freedom Now Suite -- Candid -- 1960
Chuck Metcalf -- :Prayer for Peace" -- Elsie Street -- BopWare -- 1989
Charles Mingus -- "Prayer for Passive Resistance" -- Antibes 60 -- Atlantic -- 1960
Charlie Haden -- "We Shall Overcome" -- Liberation Music Orchestra -- Impulse! -- 1969
 
Charlie Hunter Trio -- "Freedom Tickler" -- Friends Seen and Unseen -- Ropeadope -- 2004
Ilhan Ersahin -- "Freedom" -- Ilhan Ersahin's Istanbul Sessions With Erik Truffaz -- Nublu-- rel. 2010
Mike Fahie -- "Democracy" -- Anima -- BJU -- rel. 2010
 
Wadada Leo Smith -- "Rosa Parks:  Mercy, Music for Double Quartet" -- Rosa Parks:  Pure Love -- TUM -- 2017
John Coltrane -- "Alabama" -- Live at Birdland -- Impulse! -- 1963
Brian McCarthy Nonet -- "Oh Freedom" -- The Better Angels of Our Nature -- Truth Revolution Recording Collective -- 2016
Franco Ambrosetti -- "Peace" -- Music for Symphony and Jazz Band -- Enja -- 1990
 
Harriet Tubman -- "President Obama's Speech at the Selma Bridge" --- Araminta -- Sunnyside -- 2013
[Harriet Tubman will be at The Jazz Alley in Seattle, January 21 and 22.]
Jaimie Branch -- "Prayer for Amerikkka Pt. 1 & 2" -- Fly or Die II:  Bird Dogs of Paradise -- International Anthem -- 2018
[Jaimie Branch will be at The Royal Room in Seattle, February 18.]
Brad Mehldau -- "Proverb of Ashes" -- Finding Gabriel -- Nonesudh -- 2018  (N)
 

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Among the jazz selections on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS this week was a track from "Coin Coin Chapter Four:  Memphis," the most recent album by  Matana Roberts. Here is the playlist for the January 27 program:
 
Will Bernard -- "Sweet Spot" -- Just Like Downtown -- Positone -- 2013
Kenny Burrell -- "Kenny's Theme" -- Soul Call -- Prestige -- 1964
Lorne Lofsky -- "It Could Happen to You" -- It Could Happen to You -- Pablo -- 1980
 
Avishai Cohen & Yonathan Avishai -- "Crescent" -- Playing the Room -- ECM -- 2018  (N)
Chick Corea, Dave Holland & Barry Altschul -- "Vadana" -- A.R.C. -- ECM -- 1971
 
Todd Marcus -- "Something Suite, 1st Movement" -- Trio + -- Stricker Street -- 2019  (N)
Joe McPhee -- "Mine Shaft' -- [Joe McPhee & John Butcher] At the Hill of James Magee -- Trost -- 2010
Matana Roberts -- "Wild Fire Bare" -- Coin Coin Chapter Four:  Memphis -- Constellation  (N)
 
Just Music -- "Stock--Vol--Hard 2 + 1" -- Just Music -- ECM -- 1969
 
Masada -- "Hath-Arob" -- Masada 7 -- Tzadik -- 2003
Steve Lacy Four -- "Morning Joy" -- Morning Joy...Paris Live -- Hat Hut -- 1986
Ken Peplowski & Adrian Cunningham -- "Jimmy Up Jimmy Down" -- Duologue -- Arbors -- 2017
 
Eric Kloss -- "The Kingdom Within" -- To Hear Is To See! -- Prestige -- rel. 1969
Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers -- "Lester Left Town" -- The Art of Jazz (70th Birthday Concert) -- In + Out -- 1989
David Friesen Circle 3 Trio -- "Flight of the Angels" -- Interaction -- Origin -- 2019  (N)
 

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If you have nothing better to do, listen to this week's edition of "Straight, No Chaser" in the KBCS audio archive:
 
Here is the music you'll find there:
 
"Corky" Corcoran / Bill Shuart Quartet -- "Caravan" -- Seattle Beat --  Seafair -- 1962
Eddie Bert 's All Stars -- "I Hear Music" -- Modern Moods -- Jazztone -- rel. 1956
Wayne Alpern -- "Anthropology" -- Skeleton -- (self) -- rel. 2019
Elmo Hope Ensemble -- "Trippin'" -- Hope From Rikers Island -- Chiaroscuro -- 1963
 
Roxy Coss -- "Don't Cross The Coss" - Quintet -- Outside In -- 2018
Caroline Davis -- "Constructs" -- Heart Tonic -- Sunnyside -- rel. 2018
 
Arthur Blythe -- "Carespin' With Mamie" -- Illusions -- CBS -- rel. 1980
Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green -- "Summit" -- Pi -- rel. 2010
Yusef Lateef -- "Outside Blues" -- Lost in Sound -- Charlie Parker -- 1961
 
Anthony Braxton -- "H-204 3 = H F / G" -- Dona Lee -- America -- 1972
Gordon Grdina Quartet -- "Night Sweats"  (incomplete) -- Cooper's Park -- Songlines -- 2018  (N)
 
Sun Ra -- "If You Are Not A Myth / Strange Worlds In My Mind" -- June Tyson:  The Saturnian Queen of the Sun Ra Arkestra -- Modern Harmonic -- rel. 2019
Tin Hat -- "Grapefruit" -- The Rain Is A Handsome Animal -- New Amsterdam -- rel. 2012
Sun Ra --"A Lost Horizon" -- June Tyson:  The Saturnian Queen of the Sun Ra Arkestra -- Modern Harmonic -- rel. 2019
Taylor Ho Bynum 9-Tette -- "Unreal / Real (For Old Music)" -- The Ambiguity Manifesto -- Firehouse 12 -- 2018
 
Joe Morris & Mary Halvorson -- "Silence Invasion" -- Traversing Orbits -- Rogue Art -- 2018
Matthew Shipp String Trio -- "Central Flame" -- Symbolic Reality -- Rogue Art -- 2019
Robert Kusiolek & Elena Czekanowa -- "Act II" -- Qui Pro Quo -- Multikulti Project
Robert Glasper -- "Trade in Bars Yo" -- Fuck Yo Feelings -- Loma Vista  (N)
 
Welch / Keplinger / Mines -- "Arwen's Dance" -- Here to Play  -- (self)
Robert Glasper -- "Liquid Swords"  (exerpt) -- Fuck Yo Feelings -- Loma Vista  (N)
 

 

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Here's your summary of the musical selections in the February 10 edition of "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS -- which you'll find waiting for you in the KBCS on-line audio archive:
 
Takao Iwaki -- "Iguana" -- Introducing Takao Iwaki -- White Sands -- 2009
Azar Lawrence -- "The Baker's Daughter" -- Prayer for My Ancestors -- Furthermore
Rodney Whitaker -- "Harlem Air Shaft" -- All Too Soon:  The Music of Duke Ellington -- Origin -- 2017  (N)
 
Daniel Rosenboom Quintet -- "Seven on Seventh" -- Fire Keeper -- Orenda -- 2013
[Dan Rosenboom will be at The Royal Room in Seattle, Tues., Feb. 11, 7:45 p.m.]
Jaimie Branch -- "Nuevo Roquero Estereo" -- Fly or Die II:  Bird Dogs of Paradise -- International Anthem -- 2018
[Jaimie Branch will be at The Royal Room in Seattle, Tues., Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.]
 
Tim Berne -- "Heavy Mental (For Wayne Krantz) -- The Shell Game -- Thirsty Ear -- rel. 2011
Tim Berne -- "Hip Doctor (For Al)" -- Sanctified Dreams -- CBS -- 1987
Tim Berne's Snakeoil -- "Static" -- Shadow Man -- ECM -- 2003
[Tim Berne and Matt Mitchell will be at The Royal Room, Thurs., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.]
 
Erik Friedlander -- "Mercy Street" -- Chimera -- Avant -- 1995
Matana Roberts -- "Trail of the Smiling Sphinx" & "Piddlng" -- Coin Coin Chapter Four:  Memphis -- Constellation   (N)
 
Matt Mitchell -- "Wearing the Wig of Atrophy" -- Vista Accumulation -- Pi -- 2015
Matt Mitchell -- "Nightmare Tesseract" -- Fiction -- Pi -- 2012
Matt Mitchell -- "Stretch Goal" -- Phalanx Ambassadors -- Pi -- 2018
[Tim Berne and Matt Mitchell will be at The Royal Room, Thurs., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.]
 
Kaze, with Satoko Fujii -- "Morning Glow" -- Atody Man -- Libra -- 2017
[Kaze with Satoko Fujii will be at The Royal Room, Sun., Feb. 16, 7:00 p.m.]
Mary Halvorson & John Dieterich -- "Vega's Array" -- A Tangle of Stars -- New Amsterdam -- 2018
 
Wes Montgomery -- "Diablo's Dance" -- Wes's Best -- Resonance
 

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Here is the music played on "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS on Monday, February 17, which you can hear at your convenience in the KBCS on-line audio archive:
 
John LaPorta Quartet -- "Searching" -- The Most Minor -- Everest -- rel. 1959
Bob Cooper -- "Jazz Theme and Four Variations, 2d variation, Happy Changes" -- Coop--The Music of Bob Cooper -- Contemporary -- 1960
Bob Brookmeyer -- "Blues Suite, 3d movement" -- Portrait of the Artist -- Atlantic -- c. 1960
Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh -- "Ronnie's Line" -- Lee Konitz with Warne Marh -- Koch Jazz -- rel. 19596
 
Marina Albero -- "I Thought I Knew" -- A Life Soundtrack -- (self) -- 2018  (N)
Miguel Zenon -- "Yumac" -- Yo Soy La Tradicion -- Miel Music -- 2017
[The Miguel Zenon Quartet will be at the Town Hall Forum in Seattle, February 29]
Massimo Biolcati -- "Hello, I Lied" -- Incontre -- Sounderscore -- 2019  (N)
 
Ahleuchatistas -- "Take Me to Your Leader Never Sounded So Alien" (excerpt) & "Swimming Underwater with a Cat on Your Back" -- Even in the Midst... -- Cuneiform -- rel. 2007
SS Puft Quartet -- "Sludge" -- Live at Earthshaking Music -- Solponticello -- 2001
 
Music Improvisation Company -- "Untitled No. II" -- The Music Improvisation Company -- ECM -- 1970
David Liebman & Richard Beirach -- "Obsidian Mirrors" -- Forgotten Fantasies -- Horizon -- 1975
 
Yelena Eckemoff -- "Fox" -- Nocturnal Animals -- L&H Productions -- 2018  (N)
Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science -- "Dreams and Desperate Measures, Part 4" -- Waiting Game -- Motema -- 2017  (N)
Junius Paul -- "Collant Denier" -- Ism -- International Anthem -- 2019  (N)
Teo Macero & London Philharmonic Orchestra -- "Valentine" -- Fusion -- Europa -- c. 1982
 
Ingrid Laubrock & Aki Takase -- "Dark Clouds" -- Kasumi -- Intakt -- 2018  (N)
Paul Motian -- "Inspiration from a Vietnamese Lullaby" -- Conception Vessel -- ECM -- 1972
 
Pearl Django -- "It's a Secret" -- Simplicity -- Modern Hot -- rel. 2020  (N)
 

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Here's the table of contents for the February 24 edition of "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS, which you can find as always at https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/:
 
Charles McPherson -- "This Can't Be Love" -- Beautiful -- Xanadu -- 1975
Jenny Davis -- "And What If I Don't" -- Rearranged -- Three Penny -- 2019  (N)
Thelonious Monk Quartet -- "Blues Five Spot" -- Thelonious in Action -- Riverside -- 1958
 
Pat Martino -- "Three Base Hit" -- Exit -- Muse -- 1976
Tribe -- "He The One We All Knew" -- Hometown:  Detroit Sessions 1990-2014 -- Strut
 
Elsa Nilsson -- "Trickle Down" -- Hindsight -- Bumblebee Collective -- rel. 2020  (N)
Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble -- "Part IV, A Part And Not The Other" -- The New immigrant Experience -- Tapestry -- 2018  (N)
Junius Paul -- "Ase / The One Who Endures" -- Ism -- International Anthem -- 2016  (N)
 
Robin Kenyatta -- "Girl From Martinique" -- Girl From Martinique -- ECM -- 1970
Tiger Trio -- "Reflection" -- Map of Liberation -- Rogue Art -- 2018
 
Jason Palmer -- "Christ in the Storm on the Lake of Galilee (Rembrandt)" -- The Concert -- Giant Step Arts -- 2019  (N)
Michele Rosewoman -- "Univized" -- Quintessence -- Enja -- 1987
 
Dave Douglas -- "D'Andrea" -- Devotion -- Greenleaf -- 2018
Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette -- "Real / Unreal (For Ursula K. LeGuin)" -- The Ambiguity Manifesto -- Firehouse 12 -- 2018
 
Miguel Zenon -- "Fajardeno" -- Jibaro -- Marsalis Music -- 2004
[The Miguel Zenon Quartet will be at Town Hall in Seattle on February 29.]
 

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This week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS was devoted to the music of McCoy Tyner.  Here's a list of the selections we listened to on March 9, which you can hear any time in the next two weeks in the KBCS on-line audio archive -- at https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/:
 
(All selections are by McCoy Tyner)
 
"For Heaven's Sake" -- Nights of Ballad and Blues -- Impulse! -- 1963
"Contemplation" -- The Real McCoy -- Blue Note -- 1967
"Inception" -- Inception -- Impulse! -- 1962
 
"The Promise" -- Echoes of a Friend -- Concord -- 1972
"African Village" -- Time for Tyner -- Blue Note -- 1968
 
"Blues in the Minor" -- 4 X 4 -- Milestone -- 1980
"How Deep Is the Ocean" -- Revelations -- Blue Note -- 1988
"Elvin (Sir) Jones" -- Trident -- Concord -- 1975
 
"Dreamer" -- Double Trios -- Denon -- 1986
"Ballad for Aisha" -- Solo--Live From San Francisco -- Half Note -- 2007
"Mr. P.C." -- Guitars -- Half Note -- 2006
 
"You Taught My Heart to Sing" -- Jazz Roots--McCoy Tyner Honors 20th Century Piano Players -- Telarc -- 2000
"Afro Blue" -- McCoy Tyner Plays John Coltrane -- Impulse! -- 1997
 
"Contemporary Focus" -- Today and Tomorrow -- Impulse! -- 1964
"I Want to Tell You 'Bout That" -- McCoy Tyner With Stanley Clarke and Al Foster -- Telarc -- 1999
"Naima" -- Things Ain't What They Used to Be -- Blue Note -- 1989
"Sweet and Lovely" -- Jazz Roots--McCoy Tyner Honors 20th Century Piano Players -- Telarc -- 2000
 

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This week's "Straight, No Chaser" on KBCS focused on jazz guitar.  Check out the full playlist and see if you might like to listen; and if so, hear it any time before March 30 at https://www.kbcs.fm/programs/straight-no-chaser/.
Here' what we heard on "Straight, No Chaser" on March 16:
 
Wes Montgomery -- "Four" -- Back on Indiana Avenue -- Resonance -- c. 1958
Mark Elf -- "Erv's Curve" -- Over the Airwaves -- Jen Bay Jazz -- 1999
Bobby Broom Quartet -- "Twisted Blues" -- No Hype Blues -- Criss Cross Jazz -- 1995
 
Jim Yanda Trio -- "Tale Weaver" -- Regional Cookin' -- Corner Store Jazz -- c. 2013
Corey Christiansen -- "Beour" -- Factory Girl -- Origin -- 2015
Jack Wilkins -- "Red Clay" -- Windows -- Mainstream -- 1973
 
Gene Ess -- "The Trials" -- Eternal Monomyth -- SIMP
Nguyen Le  [pictured] -- "Idoma" -- 3 Trios -- ACT -- 1996
Ben Monder, Dylan van der Schyff & Chris Gestrin -- "Treacle" -- The Distance -- Songlines -- 2004
 
Ken Aldcroft & Dave Clark -- "52nd Street Theme" -- Hat & Beard--The Music of Thelonious Monk -- Trio
 
Attila Zoller -- "Conjunction" -- Conjunction -- Inner City
Rik Wright's Fundamental Forces -- "Single Angularity" -- Red -- Hip Sync -- rel. 2014
 
Avi Rothbard -- "Come Rain or Come Shine" -- Standard Solo Guitar Sketch -- RM -- c. 2010
Mimi Fox -- "Against the Grain" -- This Bird Still Flies -- Origin -- 2018
Actual Trio -- "Bring Yourself Back" -- Act II -- (self) -- 2016
 
Scott Fields Freetet -- "Your Parents Must Be Just Ecstatic Now" -- Bitter Love Songs -- Clean Feed -- 2007
MIck Goodrick -- "In Praise of Bass Desires / Thramps" -- Biorhythms -- CMP -- 1990
Joel  Harrison -- "End Time" -- Harbor -- Highnote -- 2007
 
Julian Lage -- "Lullaby" -- Love Hurts -- Mack Avenue -- 2018
Brandon Ross -- "Anthem for a New World" -- Costume -- Intoxicate -- 2004
 
NOTE:  In response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, KBCS has indefinitely suspended all new volunteer programming.  In other words, I won't be producing any NEW "Straight, No Chaser" programs for a while.  The March 16 program was new, although pre-recorded.  In the upcoming weeks I expect the station will rebroadcast some older programs.

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