KUSF In Exile 10.17.11 10-11 PM Jazz On The Cusp DJ Doctor Jekkyll

For over a century, jazz music has continued to be a living, breathing entity. To date, the music itself has defended itself admirably against those self-appointed guardians of last year's blues who would compartmentalize jazz as swing, bebop, cool, avant-garde, etc. Rather than hearing jazz as a sequence of separate styles, it is important to hear its continuity across time. Jazz is always on the cusp, always searching, always ready to incorporate a new discovery into the body of work that preceded it. There is no radical break between swing and bebop, between bebop and cool, between the early New Orleans styles and the avant-garde group improvisations of the 1960s. The music exists on a continuum.


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28th edition
17 October 2011

1. Encounter
(John Carter)
Trio 3
Passin' Thru Records
Oliver Lake - alto sax
Reggie Workman - bass
Andrew Cyrille - drums

2. The Dance of Maya
The Mahavishnu Orchestra
The Inner Mounting Flame
John McLaughlin - guitar
Jerry Goodman - violin
Jan Hammer - piano
Rick Laird - bass
Billy Cobham - drums

3. Yesterdays
(Jerome Kern/Otto Harbach)
Miles Davis
Volume 1
Blue Note
Miles Davis - trumpet
Gil Coggins - piano
Oscar Pettiford - bass
Kenny Clarke - drums

4. Inception
Max Roach/Abdullah Ibrahim
Streams of Consciousness
recorded 1977
re-released 2003
Abdullah Ibrahim - piano
Max Roach - drums

5. Tnoona
Roscoe Mitchell
Roscoe Mitchell - saxophones
Muhal Richard Abrams - piano
George Lewis - trombone
Spencer Barefield - guitar

6. My Jelly Roll Soul
Charles Mingus
Blues & Roots
Charles Mingus – bass
John Handy – alto sax
Jackie McLean – alto sax
Booker Ervin – tenor sax
Pepper Adams – baritone sax
Jimmy Knepper – trombone
Willie Dennis – trombone
Horace Parlan – piano
Dannie Richmond – drums

7. Bechet's Bounce
David Murray Big Band
Live at "Sweet Basil", Vol. 1
Black Saint
David Murray - bass clarinet
Olu Dara - cornet
Baikida Carroll - trumpet
Craig Harris - trombone
Bob Stewart - tuba
Vincent Chancey - french horn
Steve Coleman - alto saxophone
John Purcell - clarinet
Rod Williams - piano
Fred Hopkins - bass
Billy Higgins - percussion
Lawrence "Butch" Morris - conductor

8. Watusa
Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra
The Nubians of Plutonia
Sun Ra - piano
Bill Fielder - trumpet
Marshall Allen - alto sax, percussion
John Gilmore - tenor sax, percussion
Pat Patrick - percussion
Ronnie Boykins - bass
Robert Barry - drums, percussion
Jim Herndon - tympani, drums

9. Petit Fleur
Sidney Bechet
Greatest Hits
RCA Victor
recorded January 21, 1952 in Paris
Sidney Bechet All Stars
Guy Longnon - trumpet
Bernard Zacharias or Jean-Louis Durand - trombone
Sidney Bechet - soprano sax
Charlie Lewis - piano
Alf Masselier - bass
Armand Molinetti - drums

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