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05/23 | Ken Irwin’s Jubilation Jazz, Ep. 048 | Posted by Bob Rogers

Jubilation Jazz Vol. 48  with Host Ken Irwin

05/23/2018 & 05/25/2018      

Hour One

Willis Jackson, Von Freeman / Summertime / Lockin’ Horns / 32 Jazz    

  1. Greshwin, I. Gershwin, D. Heyward

Akira Tana, Branford Marsalis, Carla Helmbbrecht / Love Dance / JazzaNova / Vega Music  

Ivan Lins, Paul Williams, Gilson Peranzzetta, Vitor Martins

Phineas Newborn Jr. / Little Girl Blue / Harlem Blues / Contemporary    Rodgers & Hart

E.J. Decker / September In The Rain / Bluer Than Velvet / Candela Records    

Al Dubin, Harry Warren


Ches Smith / Country Line / We We All Break / Shifting Foundation     Ches Smith

Jim Pepper / Legacy of The Flying Eagle #2 / Flying Eagle / Tutu Records    Jim & Gilbert Pepper


Peter Erskine & The Dr. Um Band / Northern Cross / Fuzzy Music     Peter Erskine


Hour Two

Professor Cunningham / Bechet’s Fantasy / Swing It Out / Arbors Records     S. Bechet


Jared Gold / She’s Leaving Home / Reemergence / Strikezone   Lennon & McCartney

Terence Blanchard  The E Collective / Dear Jimi / Live / Blue Note     Terence Blanchard

Lucky Thompson / Lord, Lord, Am I Ever Gonna’ Know / Lord, Lord, …/ Candid      

Lucky Thompson

Rene Thomas / Doctor Jackle / Jazz In Paris: Meeting Mister Thomas / Gitanes    Jackie McLean


Herb Ohta & Chritian Fabian / Joy Spring / Live In Tokyo     Benny Golson

Freddy Cole / Temptation / My Mood Is You / HighNote     N.H. Brown, A. Freed

Shamie Royston / Sunday Nostalgia / Beautiful Liar / Sunnyside    Shamie Royston


Harold Lopez Nussa / Cimmaron / Un Dia Cualquiera / Mack Ave.    Harold Lopez Nussa

Mike Clark & Delbert Bump / Well You Needn’t / Retro Report / Ropeadope    Thelonious Monk

Steve Gadd Band / I Know, But Tell Me Again / BFM Jazz     Jimmy Johnson, Steve Gadd


Hour Three

John Tchicai / Bright Shadows / John Tchicai & Strange Brothers / Storyville Records    

Simon Spang – Hansen

Roman Filiu’ / Harina Con Arena / Quarteria / Sunnyside     Roman Filiu’

Duduka Da Fonseca / Para Elis / Plays Dom Salvador / Sunnyside     Dom Salvador


Elio Villafranca / Mov. I / Cinque / ArtistShare     Elio Villafranca

  1. El Rey del Congo “The King of The Congo”
  2. Narration 1
  3. Cinque + Narration
  4. The Capture (Part II)
  5. Canto Ganga’ de Despedida
  6. Narration 3
  7. Troubled Waters (Part III)


Eric Kloss / Songs To Aging Children / Eric Kloss & The Rhythm Section / Prestige    Joni Mitchell

The Maguire Twins / Theodicy / Seeking Higher Ground / Three Tree Records     Gregory Tardy

Chris Beck / Hodge Podge / The Journey / AWMC Records     Chris Beck


05/21 | Max Shea’s Martian Gardens, Sat. & Sun. 3-6am (EDT), Mon. mid-3am | Posted by Bob Rogers

Martian Gardens Episode 932
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
Contact Max Shea:
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When
Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM
Taint Radio

Hour 1

Matt Marks: Dear
The Little Death, Vol. 1
New Amsterdam Records/2010
performers: Matt Marks, Melissa Hughes, James Moore, William J. Gaither, Mike Gurfield; samples compiled by Matt Marks; recorded at Park Slope, Brooklyn; time: 4:31

In memory of Matt Marks (1980 — 2018)

Alarm Will Sound: Carmen Arcadiae Mechanicae Perpetuum (H. Birtwistle)
A/Rhythmia (various composers)
Nonesuch Records/2009
Alarm Will Sound, featuring Matt Marks (horn, keyboards), recorded at The Looking Glass Studios, New York City; composer: Sir Harrison Birtwistle; composition year: 1997; time: 9:01

Frank Zappa and Ensemble Modern: Times Beach II
The Yellow Shark
Barking Pumpkin/1993
Ensemble Modern, conductor: Peter Rundel; arr. Ali N. Askin; recorded in Frankfurt, Germany, September, 1992; composition year: 1985; time: 7:02 (sans applause)

Edgard Varèse: Assez Lent (from Octandre)
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Christopher Lyndon-Gee; recorded at the Grzegorz Fitelberg Concert Hall, Katowice, Poland, April 2000, composition year: 1923; selection time: 2:31

Jenny Olivia Johnson: New York
Sylvia Songs
Innova Recordings/2018
vocals: P. Lucy McVeigh; cellos: Lavena Johanson, David Russell; pianos: Isabelle O’Connell, Jenny Tang; synthesizer: Eliko Akahori; electric guitar: Lisa Liu; analog synthesizer, reel-to-reel delay: Nicholas Kouf; Jenny Olivia Johnson: digital synthesizer, percussion, cassette tape noise, texts (inspired by quotations from Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes); mixed, mastered at Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, New York, August–November, 2017; time: 7:36

Sylvia Smith: Thinking About Anne Sexton (S.S. Smith)
The Year Begins to be Ripe
11 West Records/2008
vibraphone: Ayano Kataoka; speaking voice: Sylvia Smith; recorded at the University of Maryland Baltimore County; composer: Stuart Saunders Smith; composition year: 2000; time: 3:48

Third Coast Percussion: selections from Paddle to the Sea
a. The Stewards (2:44)
b. Niagara (3:20)
Paddle to the Sea
Çedille Records/2018
percussion: Third Coast Percussion; recorded at Electrical Audio, Chicago, December 2016; composition year: not listed; conceived of a s score for the film Paddle to the Sea; total selections time: 5:04

Laurie Anderson: Three Ghosts*
Heart of a Dog
Nonesuch Records/2015
words, lyrics, music, performance: Laurie Anderson; recorded in New York City, 2015, time: 2:29
*In re: Gordon Matta Clark

Bernadette Speach: Chosen Voices
Mode Records/2002
prepared guitar: Jeffrey Schanzer; toy piano: Bernadette Speach; recorded at LRP Studios, New York City, 2000, composition year: 1995; time: 3:59

Hour 2

Robert Scott Thompson:
a. Rock Garden (6:29)
b. Resonant Drift (2:20)
Aucourant Records/2015
computer music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia, 2015; total time: 8:49

Brian Eno: Late Anthropocene
Small Craft on a Milk Sea
Warp Records/2010
computer music: Brian Eno; piano, keyboards, electronics: John Hopkins; guitar, guitaret, laptop: Leo Abrahams; recorded at The Soundmasters, London, UK, time: 8:09

In observance of Brian Eno‘s 70th birthday, May 15, 2018

Philip Perkins: QA1
It Gets the Corners — Still alive in the studio 2014-2016
Fun Music/2016
found sounds, fixed media: Philip Perkins; recorded in the composer’s studio, San Francisco; time: 2:38

Glenn Branca: Second Movement
Symphony No. 6 (Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven)
Blast First/1989
Glenn Branca Ensemble (guitars: Jon Bepler, Evan Wohlforth, John Myers, Eric Hubel, Carolyn Master, Phil Kline, Page Hamilton; guitar, keyboards: Ellen Watkins; guitar, bass: Algis Kyzis; drums, drum arrangements: Stephan Wischerth; guitar, conductor: Glenn Branca; recorded at Atlantic Studios, New York City; composition year: 1989; selection time: 8:07

In memory of Glenn Branca (1948 — 2018)

Annie Gosfield: Puncher (from EWA7)
The Product of Force and Motion —
Pipes: Transmissions of a Yellow Pipe, Mechanical Firing of a Yellow Pipe
Flying Sparks and Heavy Machinery
keyboard sampler: Annie Gosfield, electronics: Ikue Mori; electric guitar: Roger Kleier; drums, percussion: Jim Pugliese, Sim Cain; pipes — transmission from a yellow pipe; mechanical firing of a yellow pipe; recorded at EWA7 industrial complex, Nuremberg, Germany; composition year: 1999; selection time: 11:06

Left Hand Right Hand: Fat Tuesday
Arrhythmia II — Compilation of Percussion Music (various artists)
Charnel House Productions/1993
Left Hand Right Hand performers: Paul Ackerley, Andrew Brown, Tim Brown, with Karl Blake, Charlie Collins, Lol Coxhill, George Haslam, Karen Madsen, Q, Vic Shepherd; recorded at DMF Studios, Sheffield, UK, 1992; time: 3:23

Peter Garland: As I Look at the Moon… (Saigyō)
Moon Viewing Music (Inscrutable Stillness Studies #1)
Cold Blue Music/2018
gongs, tam-tam: William Winant; recorded at Architecture Studios, Los Angeles, August 2017; composition year: 2016; time: 9:37

Hour 3

Michael Winter: Chorale and Finely Tuned Resonators
Lower Limit
New World Records/2018
guitars, mixing: Chaz Underriner; recorded at the Art Institute of Dallas; Dallas, Texas, November 29, 2016; composition year: 2013; time: 9:35

Juan Blanco: Musica para Danza
Nuestro Tiempo (Our Time)
Innova Recordings/2013
sine-wave generator, tape dubbing: Juan Blanco; recorded in Cuba; composition year: 1961; time: 5:28

Hsiao-Lan Wang: Vase
Electroacoustic Works (CD-R)
electroacoustic music on tape: Hsiao-Lan Wang; composition year: 1999; time: 5:04

Gonzalo Biffarella: Ça ç’est Bourges (homage to Pierre Schaeffer)
Mnémosyne Musique Media (Chrysopée Électronique series)/1997
electroacoustic music realized at the Charybde Studio, Institut international de musique électroacoustique de Bourges (IMEB), Bourges, France; and the composer‘s studio Córdoba, Argentina; performed at the Synthèse Festival, Bourges, 1996; composition years: 1996; time: 3:55

Wesley Fuller: Vers
a. Underneath (9) fragment (1:19)
b. from the Reformation Journal (4:12)
c. Swarm (3:51)
d. Underneath (3) (2:04)
e. Probily [sic.] (Fragment) (1:22)
Music Text II (various artists)
Capstone Records/2001
computer music — C-Sound: Wesley Fuller; speaking voice: Kim Fuller; text: Jorie Graham (Swarm); composition year: 2001; total time: 12:42

Wendy Atkinson: Summer BBQ*
Deep Wireless 5 — Radio Arts Compilation (various)
New Adventures in Sound Art/2008
text, speaking voice with elbowed electric bass: Wendy Atkinson; time: 1:19
*profanity reversed on MG broadcast version

Alvin Lucier: Risonanza
Broken Line
Mode Records/2015
(for resonant objects and optional electronics); sine waves via G2 Nord synthesizer, electric exciters, oil barrel, crash symbol; recorded by Trio Nexus (Erik Drescher, Sebestian Berweck, Martin Lorenz) at Siemensvilla Berlin Lankwitz, Germany, July 2012; time: 13:12

— FIN —

05/16 | Ken Irwin’s Jubilation Jazz, Ep. 47 – Wed. 05/16/18 – repeats Thurs. & Fri. | Posted by Bob Rogers

Jubilation Jazz Vol. 47  with Host Ken Irwin         

Hour One

Konrad Bauer Trio / Trio Goes East / Three Wheels – Four Directions / Victo   Konrad Bauer

NIls Wogram, Konrad Bauer, Dominic Duval / Guelphian Ballad / Serious Fun + One / CIMP

NIls Wogram, Konrad Bauer, Dominic Duval

Steve Swell’s Fire Into Music / For Grachan / Swimming In A Galaxy of Goodwill & Sorrow / Rogue Art     S. Swell


Delfeayo Marsalis / My Funny Valentine / Kalamazoo / Troubadour Jass   Rodgers & Hart

Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette / Bouncin’ With Bud / After The Fall / ECM     

Bud Powell, Walter Fuller

Jason Robinson / Facing West / Resonant Geographies / pfMentum    Jason Robinson   

Hour Two

William Grant Still / Afro-American Symphony / Royal Philharmonic Orch. / Bridge    W.G. Still

  1. Moderato assai—Longing
  2. Adagio—Sorrow
  3. Animato—Humor
  4. Lento, con risoluzione—Aspiration


Antonio Sanchez / Channels Of Energy / Channels Of Energy / CamJazz     Antonio Sanchez

Greg Burrows / Hackensack / Tell Your Story / Grebu Records     Thelonious Monk

Taj Mahal & The New Orleans Social Club / My Girl Josephine / Going Home: Tribute to Fats Domino / Vanguard    Fats Domino

Hour Three

BassDrumBone / King Louisian / The Other Parade / Clean Feed     Ray Anderson

Moon Hooch / No. 6 / This Is Cave Music / Palmetto     Moon Hooch

George McMullen Trio / I Loved Her Laugh / Boomerang / pfMentum    George McMullen

Brubeck Brothers Quartet / Tritonis / Timeline ’58 – ’18 / Blue Forest     Dave Brubeck


Theo Hill / Cyclic Episode / Interstellar Adventures / Positone    S. Rivers

Manhattan Transfer / Swing Balboa / The Junction / BMG    Alan Paul

Dirty Dozen Jazz Band  / Every Night About This Time / Goin’ Home / Vanguard  

Fats Domino

  1. J. Decker / You Had Better Change Your Ways / Bluer Than Velvet / Candela Records

William Greaves, Milt Gabler

Joanne Tatham / The Rings of Saturn / The Rings of Saturn / Café Pacific   Bill Gable


Venture / Loft Funk / Life Cycle / Ropeadope     Mike Clark

Sharel Cassity & Elektra / The Here, The Now / Evolve / self released    Sharel Cassity


05/13 | Playlist (partial) 05/16/18 | Posted by Bob Rogers

Akale Wube, Asmafina (Mata)

Kait Dunton, OCD (TrioKait 2)

Jimmy Witherspoon, See See Rider (Jimmy & Jimmy)

Dingonek Street Band, Eat the Weak (Primal Economics)

Ralph Alessi, Mire (Wiry Strong)
Samurai Accordian, Lisbao (Te)
Tim Warfield, Off Minor II (Spherical)
Chris Morrissey, The Spirit of Chanhassen (North Hero)
Chilly Gonzales, Othello (Solo Piano II)
Musique Noire, We Breathe (Reflections We Breathe)
Rob Reddy, The Unnamable (A Hundred Jumping Devils)
Muddy Waters, Canary Bird
Guillermo Klein, Amor Profundo (Filtros)
Tim Berne, Sigh Fry (Science Friction)
Curtis Fuller, Jonli Bercosta (Down Home)
Ellery Eskelin w/Michael Formanek & Susan Alcorin (Refection of Mirage)
Tim Warfield, Blue Hawk (Spherical)
Muhal Richard Abrams, 11 Over 4 (One Line, Two Views)
Andrew Hill, 15/8 (Dusk)
Samurai Accordion, Gernika (Te)
Villalobos Brothers, San Lorenzo (Aliens of Extraordinary Ability)
Chris Lightcap, Stone By Stone (Epicenter)
Eric Mingus, Neighbor (Langston Hughes: The Dream Keeper)
Ray Charles, I’m Wondering and Wondering (Comp. Swing Time & Down Beat Recordings 1949-52)
Henry Threadgill, Game Is Up (Double Up, Play Double Up Plus)
The Margots, title (Pescado)
Russ Lossing, Adam Kolker & John Hebert, Symmetrics (Change Of Time)
Gary Bartz, But Not For Me (The red & orange poems)
Brooklyn Rider, Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10: III. Andentino, doucenet (Dominant Curve)
Tin Hat, sweet spring (The Rain Is A Handsome Animal: poems of e.e. cummings)
Andrew Hill, title (Dusk)
Josh Berman, Almost Late (Old Idea)
Rob Price w/Ellery Eskelin, Trevor Dunn & Joey Baron, 1600 Hours (At Sunset)
Happyland Band, Won’t It Be Sad? (Saints; Paradise)
Sara Serpa & Ran Blake, Get Out Of Town (Kitano Noir)
Joseph Daley, Billy Bang Sketch (The Seven Heavenly Virtues)
Clifford Brown, Joy Spring
Bud Powell, Reets And I (Comp. Blue Note & Roost Rec.)
Bill Anschell, Some Other Time (Shifting Standards)
Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, Oof (Mama’s House Live…)

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05/02 | Ken Irwin’s Jubilation Jazz, Ep. 45 – Wednesdays mid-3 (EDT) – see sched. for repeats | Posted by Bob Rogers

Jubilation Jazz Vol. 45  with Host Ken Irwin

 05/02/2018, 05/03/2018 & 05/04/2018   

 Hour One

Leni Stern 3 / Spell / With Mamadou Ba & Alioune Faye / A to Z media     Leni Stern

Allison Miller , Boom Tick Boom / Waiting/ No Morphine No Lillies / Foxhaven    Allison Miller

Roberta Piket / Yemenja / West Coast Trio / 13th Note     John Hicks

Maria Grand / Isis / Magdalena / Biophilia    Maria Grand


Peter Erskine & Dr. Um Band / Northern Cross / On Call / Fuzzy Music    Peter Erskine

Mike Clark & Delbert Bump / Peri’s Scope / Retro Report / Ropeadope     Bill Evans


Alexis Cole / You’ve Changed / You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To / Venus    B. Carey, C. Fischer

Todd Marcus / I Surrender All / On These Streets (a Baltimore Story)/Sticker Street   

Judson W. Van DeVenter


Tim Berne’s Snakeoil / Prelude One-Sequel Too / Incidentals / ECM     Tim Berne


Hour Two

Mathew Shipp Duo with William Parker / Orbit / dna / Thirsty Ear    Matthew Shipp


Jarrett, Peacock, DeJohnette / The Masquerade Is Over / After The Fall / ECM

Allie Wrubel, Herb Magidson

Elliot Mason & Creation / Let Me Ask You Something / Before Now & After / Archival Records    Elliot Mason

E.J. Decker / When You Walked In The Room / Bluer Than Velvet: The Prysock Project / Candela

Clyde Otis, Chris Towns

Steve Tyrell / Come Rain or Come Shine / A Song For You / New Design   

Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer


Emmet Cohen, Ron Carter / Joshua / Masters Legacy Series Vol 2 / Cellar Live      V. Feldman

BassDrumBone (Helias,Hemingway, Anderson) / BlueRay / The Long Road / Auricle   Anderson


Hour Three

Dominique Eade / I Think It’s Time To Say Goodbye Again / The Ruby & The Pearl / Accurate     Cowell, Randolph

Heather Bennett / Pennies From Heaven, Lennie’s Pennies / Lazy Afternoon / Summit

Arthur Johnston, Lennie Tristano


Jamie Shew / Detour Ahead / Eyes Wide Open / self released    L. Carter, H. Ellis, J. Frigo

Tia Fuller / Soul Eyes / Diamond Cut / Mack Ave     Mal Waldron

Kait Dunton / The Hunch / Trio Kait  2 / Real & Imagined Music     Kait Dunton

MJO Brothers / Come Sunday / Hip Devotions / BluJazz     Duke Ellington

Joe Locke / Embrace / Love Is A Pendulum /Motema     Joe Locke


E.J. Decker / I Could Write a Book / Bluer Than Velvet / Candela Records    Rodgers & Hart


B’s Bees / Kanata / Kanata /     B. Goodwin


04/23 | Max Shea’s Martian Gardens, Mondays mid-3am (EDT); repeats Saturdays 3-6am | Posted by Bob Rogers

Episode 882
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 20-21, 2017 (Taint Radio premiere April 23, 2018)
Contact Max Shea:
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When

Hour I

Dan Joseph: Opening (from Set of Four)
Electroacoustic Works
electroacoustic music (source: hammered dulcimer): Dan Joseph; recorded at the composer’s studio, summer 2008; time: 7:23

Laraaji: The Dance #3
Ambient 3 — Day of Radiance
Editions EG/1987 (orig. Editions EG LP/1980)
hammered dulcimer: Laraaji; tape processing: Brian Eno; time: 3:15

Tom Hamilton: City of Vorticity (excerpt)
City of Vorticity
Pogus Productions/2016
violin: Al Margolis; percussion; hammered dulcimer: Alan Zimmerman; trombone didgeridoo: Peter Zummo; electronic sound environment: Tom Hamilton; composition year: 2016; excerpt time: 10:00

Miyuki Ito: On a Spring Day
Go Go Go — Music from the Computer Music Center, Columbia University (various artists)
Columbia University/2000
computer music: Miyuki Ito; time: 5:13

François Giraudon: Passages
La Corrida
Mnémosyne Musique/1998
(electroacoustic music for two synthesizers); recorded at IMEB, Bourges, France; composition year: 1991; time: 11:11

Thomas Licata: Another…Turning
Electro-Acoustic Music VII (various artists)
Neuma Records/2006
electroacoustic music: Thomas Licata; realized at Hartwick College Recording and Electroacoustic Music Studios, Oneonta, New York; composition year: 2005; time: 2005; time: 5:56

Wayne Vitale & Brian Baumbusch: Gineman (from Mikrokosma)
New World Records/2017
(for Balinese gamelan); Santa Cruz Contemporary Gamelan, director: Brian Baumbusch; recorded at the University of California Santa Cruz, March 13, 2015; composition year: 2015; composer: Brian Baumbusch; time: 9:27

Henrik M. Uly: Jila Puru Ratu (Join in With the Chieftain) (trad.)
Music of Timor (various artists)
Celestial Harmonies/2000
vocals with sasando (gong accompaniment); recorded in West Java, January 1990; time: 2:23

Hour II

John Cage: Bird Cage, Part 2
Bird Cage
Electronic Music Foundation/2000
(for two-channels of tape [sound sources: caged birds, bird cages, and conversation among John Cage, David Tudor, Joel Chaddabe, et al. recorded September 9, 1973, Albany, New York], and eight loudspeakers; composition years: 1972, 1973; selection time: 3:43

Warren Burt: 100xJohn — The View from Wombat Hill
Four Pieces 2012-2013
Scarlet Aardvark/2013
environmental sound recordings (100 recordings, 10 seconds each, recorded at Wombat Hill, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia); computer processing: Warren Burt; composition year: 2012; time: 16:40

Ron Nagorcka: Dawn in the Wombat Forest
Atomic Bomb Becomes Folk Art
Pogus Productions/2014
violin: Liza Lim; clavichord, didgeridoo, electronics, field recordings: Ron Nagorcka; composition year: 1985; time: 11:41

Mari Kimura: Canon élastique
Voyage Apollonian
Innova Recordings/2017
violin, bow motion sensor, computer processing: Mari Kimura; composed and recorded at IRCAM, 2010; time: 3:22

Hildegard Westerkamp: Beneath the Forest Floor (edit)
Earth-Ear Radio Summer 2001 Edition
environmental sounds recorded in old-growth forest on the British Columbia coast by Norbert Ruebsaat and Hildegard Westerkamp,1991, produced at CBC’s Advanced Audio Production Facility, Toronto; 1992; edit time: 6:19 (original 17-minute version released on “Transformations,” empreintes DIGITALes, 1996)

Christian Wolff:
a. Peace March II (7:28)
b. The Sad Children’s Song (1:23)
(re): Making Music — Works 1982-1999
Mode Records/2004
(a. for flute, clarinet, piano, cello, percussion; b. for soprano and bass-baritone [from From Leaning Forward, texts:Gracy Paley]); performed by The Barton Workshop; recorded in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999; composition years: a. 1984; b. 1988; total time: 8:51

Hour III

Philip Mantione: Sinusoidal Tendencies
Scattered Music/2000
computer-generated sine waves; processing: Philip Mantione; time: 9:54
See also: Sonic Circuits VIII (Innova Recordings/2000)

Tod Dockstader: Song and Lament (from Quatermass suite)
electroacoustic music (sound source: balloons), processing: Tod Dockstader; composition year: 1964; time: 9:41

Desmond Briscoe: Quatermass and the Pit (Effects)
BBC Radiophonic Workshop — A Retrospective (various artists)
BBC Music/2008
synthesizer, tape: Desmond Briscoe; composition year: 1958; time: 0:36

Victoria Jordanova: Paddleboat (from Modules for Harp & Electronics)
Dance to Sleep
harp, electronics: Victoria Jordanova; composition year: 1995; time: 10:38

Quattro Mani: Lounge Lizards (M. Daugherty)
I. Sip ‘N Stir (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) (3:48)
II. Dennis Swing Club (Hamburg, Germany) (3:07)
III. Ramada Inn (Exit 1, New Jersey Turnpike) (2:54)
IV. Bamboo Bar (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) (3:50)
Lounge Lizards
Bridge Records/2017
(for two pianos & percussion); Qattro Mani (Steven Beck, Susan Grace): Pianos; percussion: John Kinzie; Michael Tetrault; recorded at Packard Recital Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, October 2015; composer: Michael Daugherty; composition year: 1994; total time: 12:59

Eric Chasalow: Are You Radioactive, Pal?
I. Bop Energy (4:27)
II. Natural, like breathing (3:53)
III. Dramatic, cadenza-like (3:19)
Are You Radioactive, Pal?
Suspicious Motives Records/2015
(for alto saxophone and tape); alto saxophone: Philipp Stäudlin; composition year: 2010; total time: 11:39

— FIN —

04/22 | Playlist (partial) – 04/21/18 | Posted by Bob Rogers

Bob Arthurs & Steve Lamattini, Blackthorn Is In Blossom (Jazz It Up – Ukrainian Songs…)

Jacky Terrasson, Take 5 (Take This)

Sandy Evans, Snake Gully

Rob Reddy’s Honor System, Deep Sway (Songs You Can Trust)

Sam Rivers, Ellipsis (Comp. Blue Note)

Brian Bender & The World Beatniks, This Place (Urban Jungle)

Jeff Cosgrove w/Frank Kimbrough, The Owls (Conversations With Owls)

Judith Berkson, They Can’t Take That Away From Me (Oylam)

Gary Lucas, Interstellar Low Ways (Evangeline)

Hank Jones & Robert Gambarini, When Lights Are Low (You Are There)

Cecil Taylor, title – part IV (The Owner of the River Bank)

Roswell Rudd, Ghost Riders in the Sky (Trombone For Lovers)

John Zorn, Mentiras (Film Works VII)

On Ka’a Davis, I Ain’t Scared (Seeds of Djuke)

Dom Minasi & Michael Jefry Stevens, Little Bitty Ballad (Angel’s Dance)

Matt Wilson, Paper 2 (Honey and Salt)

Jameel Moondoc & William Parker, Huey Sees a Rainbow (New World Pygmies)

Angelica Sanchez, Thorne (Mirror Me)

Ran Blake, Reflections (Epistrophy)

Dingonek Street Band, Dance of the Dingonek (Primal Economics)

Adam Rudolph, Solar Boat (Turning Towards the Light)

Traffic Quintet, Cheri (…Play Alexander Despiat)

Mal Waldron, Just Friends (Blues for Lady Day)

William Parker, Where Do You Send The Poem (For Those Who Are, Still)

Orchestra Baobab, Ndongoy Dance (Specialists In All Styles)

JD Allen, title (Bloom)

Carlberg/Morris/Niggenkemper/Gray, Get It (Cosmopolitan Greetings)

Kelan Philip Cohran, Cuenavaca (…& The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble)

Edward Simon, Venezuela Unida (Sorrows & Triumphs)

The Maguire Twins, Clarity (Seeking Higher Grounds)

Eric Hofbauer & Garrison Fewell, Let’s Cool One (The Lady of Khartoum)

Kenny Barron, Reflections (Concentric Circles)

Bob Arthurs & Steve Lamattini, Marigolds My Mother Planted (Jazz It Up – Ukrainian Songs…)
Fred Hersch, Scuttlers (Live In Europe)

Gary Meek, Suite For Maureen (Original)

Mike Clark & Dalbert Bump, Topsy (Retro Report)

Tamir Handelman It Never Entered My Mind (Playground)

Ideal Bread, Papa’s Midnite Hop (Transmit)

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04/19 | Ken Irwin’s Jubilation Jazz – Wednesdays mid-3am (EDT); see schedule for repeats | Posted by Bob Rogers

Jubilation Jazz Vol. 43  With Host Ken Irwin

04/17/2018 & 04/20/2018     

Hour One

Owen Broder American Roots Project / Jambalaya / Heritage / Artistshare    Hank Williams

Owen Broder American Roots Project / Cripple Creek / Heritage / Artistshare    Trad.


Nels Cline 4 / Swing Ghost ’59 / Currents, Constellations / Blue Note    Nels Cline

Mike McGinnis / A First Memory / Singular Awakening / Sunnyside    

Mike McGinnis, Art Lande, Steve Swallow

Yelena Eckemoff Quartet / Bedouin / Desert / L & H Prod.    Yelena Eckemoff


Darryl Yokley / New Sunrise / Pictures At An African Exhibition / Truth Revolution Records

Darryl Yokley


Andy Sheppard Trio / And A Day / Romaria / ECM    Andy Sheppard

Erin McDougald / Brother, Can You Spare A Dime / Outside The Soiree / Miles High Records

Y.P. Harburg, J. Gorney

Salim Washington / Four In One / Dogon Revisited / Passin’ Thru     Thelonious Monk


Hour Two

Jim Snidero & Jeremy Pelt / Work Song / Jubilation / Savant      N. Adderley

Don Braden / Getaway / Earth Wind & Wonder / Creative Perspective Music    

Beloyd Taylor , Peter  Cor Belenky

Wynton Marsalis Septet / I’m Gonna Move to The Outskirts of Town / United WE Swing / Blue Engine     William Weldon, Roy Jordan


Dan Weiss / Episode 8 / Stare Baby / Pi Recordings     Dan Weiss

Cathy Segal Garcia / Message To Prez / The Jazz Chamber / Dash Hoffman Records   

Bennie Maupin

Melody Gardot / My One And Only Thrill / Live In Europe / Decca      Melody Gardot


Bill O’Connell / It’s OK / Jazz Latin / Savant     B. O’Connell


Hour Three

John Colianni Sextet / Achtung / I Never Knew / Patuxent Music     Jacquet  

Brubeck Brothers Quartet / Blue Rondo A La Turk / 1958 Timeline / Blue Forest     Dave Brubeck


Miles Davis & John Coltrane / Intro – Norman Granz / 1960 The Final Tour / Legacy     

Miles Davis & John Coltrane / So What  / 1960 The Final Tour / Legacy Miles Davis

Mike Clark & Delbert Bump / No Blues / Retro Report / Ropeadope      Miles Davis  

Billy Jones / 3’s A Crowd / 3’s A Crowd / Acoustical Concepts     George Young  

Joanne Tatham / IF You Never Come To Me / The Rings of Saturn / Café Pacific    

Antonio Carlos Jobim,  Aloysio de Oliveira, Ray Gilbert  


Dan Weiss / Cry Box / Starebaby / PI      Dan Weiss

Andreas Varady / The Quest / The Quest / Resonance    Andreas Varady

04/16 | Max Shea’s Martian Gardens, Mondays mid-3am (EDT); repeats Saturdays 3-6am | Posted by Bob Rogers

Martian Gardens Episode 928
Recorded at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
April 15, 2018
Contact Max Shea:
(or just leave a comment below)
Listen: Where and When
Valley Free Radio WXOJ 103.3 FM
Taint Radio

Hour 1

Julia Wolfe: Dark Full Ride (track 3)
Dark Full Ride — Music in Multiples
Cantaloupe Music/2009
(for four drum sets); Talujon Percussion Quartet (David Cossin, Tom Kolor, Michael Lipsey, Matt Ward); mixed at Littlelife Studios, New York City, composition year: 2002; selection time: 7:38

Morton Subotnick: Until Spring (Side Two)
Volume 2: Electronic Works
Mode Records/2004
Buchla Electronic Music Box: Morton Subotnick; recorded 1975, Mills College; time: 14:24

Arie Shapira: Upon Thy Ruins Ofra
Electronics Plus
Arie Shapira/2000
electroacoustic music on tape; recorded at the composer’s studio, Haifa, Israel; composition year: 1995; time: 9:43

Dariusz Mazurowski: Part 5 — Termination Shock
Non Acoustic Symphony
Neuma Records/2015
electroacoustic music: Dariusz Mazurowski; recorded at the De eM Studio, Gdansk, Poland, 2011-2013; time: 5:54

Todd Hammes and His Tool and Drum Ensemble: Kalimba on Marimba
Music for Percussion
Innova Recordings/2007
marimba: Todd Hammes; recorded at Planet of the Tapes Studios, Tucson, Arizona; sensory deprivation tank environment recorded at Still Waters Float Spa, Tucson; composition year: 2005; time: 3:28

Newband: Congressional Record (D. Drummond)*
Harry Partch/Dean Drummond
Innova Recordings/2001
(for bass baritone and Partch instruments); bass baritone: Robert Osborne; electronic wind controller: Stefani Starin; adapted guitar I: Gregory Hesselink; chromelodeon I: Nelson Padgett; harmonic canoncs: Michael Lipsey; diamond marimba: Dominic Donato; bamboo marimba: Frank Cassara; zoomoozophone: Tom Kolor, Bill Ruyle; texts: Sen. Jesse Helms (bill to abolish the NEA, 1995); Kenneth Starr, Esq. (The Starr Report, published September 11, 1998); Rep. Joe Knollenberg (bill H.R. 1479, plumbing regulations reform, 1999); composer: Dean Drummond; composition year: 2000; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2000; time: 12:58
*Internet version only

Newband: Dark Brother (H. Partch)*
Harry Partch/Dean Drummond
Innova Recordings/2001
(for bass baritone and Partch instruments); bass baritone: Robert Osborne; tenor violin: Gregory Hesselink; chromelodeon I: Nelson Padgett; bass marimba: Dominic Donato; kithara I: Dean Drummond; text: Thomas Wolfe (from “God’s Lonely Man,” essay undated); composition years: 1942-1943; recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City, November 2000; time: 9:32
*Radio version only

Hour 2

Haskell Small: Recitative (Lullaby of War, Part III)
Book of Hours
MSR Classics/2016
piano: Haskell Small; narrators: Robin Weigert, Martin Raynor; text: Yvan Goll (“Requiem for the Dead of Europe” [excerpts], “Dithyrambe,” Leipzig, K. Wolff, 1918);  recorded at the United Church of Christ, Bethesda, Maryland, June 22, 2008; composition year: 2007; time: 3:21

Isaac Rosenberg: The Break of Day in the Trenches
A Corner of a Foreign Field — Poems of the First World War (various)
The War Poetry Society/2014
reader, music: credits unavailable; Chicago, Poetry — A Magazine of Verse, Vol. IX, No. III, December 1916; time: 1:36

David Behrman: Statement Against the War
My Dear Siegfried
XI Records/2005
speaker: Thomas Buckner; text: Siegfried Sassoon (“Statement Against the War,” July 1917); shakuhachi: Ralph Samuelson; trombone: Peter Zummo; keyboards, electronics: David Behrman; engineering, special effects: Tom Hamilton; recorded in 2003, location unspecified, composition years: 1979-2002; time: 6:51

Will Ogdon: Three Statements
I. The Last Invocation (Walt Whitman) [2:10)]
II. Madrigal (Thomas Campion) [1:21]
III. A Clear Midnight (Walt Whitman) [2:00]
We, Like Salangan Swallows… (various artists)
A Choral Gallery of Morton Feldman and his Contemporaries
New World Records/2018
(for six-part choir); The Astra Choir, conductor: John McCaughey; recorded at the Carmelite Church, Middle Park, Melbourne, Australia, April 26, 2017; I & III “Leaves of Grass” (Boston, James R. Osgood & Co., 1881-1882); II. Campion, “Oft have I sigh’d for him that hears me not” [The Third Book of Ayres; c. 1618] ; composition year: 1956; total time: 5:31

The Gregg Smith Singers: I Have Heard… (D. Hindman)
Like Shining (various composers)
Living Music Foundation/2001
The Gregg Smith Singers, director: Gregg Smith; recorded at Canterbury Methodist Church, Birmingham, Alabama; composer: Dorothy Hindman; composition year: 1993; text: Walt Whitman (“Leaves of Grass” (Boston, James R. Osgood & Co., 1881-1882); time: 5:06

Third Coast Percussion: Flow
Paddle to the Sea
Çedille Records/2018
percussion: Third Coast Percussion; recorded at Electrical Audio, Chicago, December 2016; composition year: not listed; conceived of a s score for the film Paddle to the Sea; time: 2:34

Joel Gressel: Is it Serious?
Milton Babbitt — A Composers’ Memorial (various composers)
Open Space/2012
computer music: Joel Gressel; composition year: 2010; time: 9:58

Third Coast Percussion: Open Water
Paddle to the Sea
Çedille Records/2018
percussion: Third Coast Percussion; recorded at Electrical Audio, Chicago, December 2016; composition year: not listed; conceived of a s score for the film Paddle to the Sea; time: 4:19

Mara Helmuth: Where is My Voice?
University of Illinois Experimental Music Studios (various artists)
In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the University of
Illinois Experimental Music Studios (1958–2008)
U. of Il. EMS/2008
fixed media: Mara Helmuth; speaker/text: Steve Sunderland; composition year: 2008; 5:55

David Starobin: Danci (M. Babbitt)
Newdance — 18 Dances for Guitar
Bridge Records/1998
guitar: David Starobin; composer: Milton Babbitt; composition year: 1996; recorded at Astoria Sound, Astoria, New York, 1997-1998; time: 2:22

Hour 3

Morton Feldman: For John Cage (excerpt)
For John Cage
Bridge Records/2017
violin: Erik Carlson; piano: Aleck Karis; recorded at Conrad Prebys Music Center, University of California San Diego, August 23-24, 2017; composition year: 1982; excerpt time: third 10 minutes of 71:46

John Cage: Thirteen (excerpt)
The Number Pieces 6
Mode Records/2012
Essential Music (flute: Janet Axelrod; oboe: Blair Tindall; clarinet: Mark Lieb; bassoon: Michael Finn; violin: Mary Rowell, Greg Kitzis; viola: Ron Lawrence; cello: Mary Wooten; trumpet: Carl Albach; trombone: Monique Buzzarté; tuba: David Braynard; xylophone: John Kennedy, Charles Wood); recorded at SUNY Purchase, May 9, 1993; composition year: 1992; excerpt time: first 10 minutes of 30:00

Larry Polansky: freeHorn
Cold Blue Music/2017
tenor saxophone, computer: David Kant; horn: Krystyna Bobrowski; piano: Amy Beal; electric guitar: Giacomo Fiore; fretless electric guitar: Larry Polansky; electric violin: David Dunn; cello: Monica Scott; software: Larry Polansky, Phil Burk; recorded at Recital Hall, University of California Santa Cruz; March 22, 2016; composition year: 2008; time: 20:15

Baljinder Sekhon: Musica Cesara
Places & Times
Innova Recordings/2018
(for classical guitar and 7 percussionists); guitar soloist: Dieter Hennings; McCormick Percussion Group, director: Robert McCormick; recorded at Springs Theatre, Tampa, Florida, March 2014; composition year: 2014; time: 12:14

— FIN —

04/15 | Playlist (partial) 04/14/18 | Posted by Bob Rogers

Nels Cline, Imperfect 10 (Currents, Constellations)
Josh Berman, Wooden (A Dance and a Hop)
Swan Silvertones, Oh Mary, Don’t You Weep
Willie “The Lion” Smith, Fingerbuster (Duke Ellington: First Annual Connecticut Jazz Fest)
Wadada Leo Smith, Mond And His Five Point Rink… (Reflections and Meditations on Monk)
Dingonek Street Band, Eat the Weak (Primal Economics)
Clifford Brown, It Might As Well Be Spring
Orquestra Akoken, La Lose
Lena Bloch, Starry-Eyed (Feathery)
Ches Smith w/Tim Berne, Andrea Parkins, Mary Halvorson, Dead Battery (Hammered)
Nels Cline, River Mouth (Currents, Constellations)
Cecil Taylor, Lulah! The Glorious Step (Looking Ahead!)
Dingonek Street Band, title (Primal Economics)
Susie Ibarra w/Jennifer Choi & Craig Taborn, Trance 3 (Songbird Suite)
Sam Rivers, Adam Rudolph & Harris Eisenstadt, Philio (Vistas)
Kidd Jordan, So Often (Palm of Soul)
David S. Ware, title (Corridors & Parallels)
Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake, title (From the River to the Ocean)
Theo Bleckmann & John Hollenbeck, Barn To Dance (Static Still)
Suzanne Langille & Loren Mazzacone Connors, Wee Wee Hours
Brooklyn Blowhards, The Language of Resistance (Brooklyn Blowhards)
Susie Ibarra w/Jennifer Choi & Craig Taborn, Passing Cloud (Songbird Suite)
Akira Tana, Condername A Collar (Jazz DIVANOVA)
Roswell Rudd, Waltzin’ With My Baby (The Incredible Honk)
Craig Taborn, I Cover The Waterfront (Light Made Lighter)
Duke Ellington, Jeep’s Blues (Ellington at Newport 1956)
Gillian Welch, One Monkey (Soul Journey)
John Zorn, Metiras (Filmworks VII)
Lula Pena, Acto VI (Troubadour)
Mahmoud Ahmed, Dera (Live In Paris)
Billie Holiday, Body And Soul (The Silver Collection)
Frank Kimbrough, title (Afar)
Kris Davis w/Ingrid Laubrock, Dreamers in a Daze (Capricorn Climber)
Joe McPhee, Part III: Red Enchantment (Common Thread)
Bobby Previte, You’re In Over Your Head (Set the Alarm for Monday)
Little Axe, Down And Dirty (If You Want Loyalty Buy A Dog)
Claudia Acuna, Vueloe Al Sur (En Erte Momento)
Sirius Quartet, String Quartet No. 4 Op. 44
Matt Wilson, Paper 2 (Honey and Salt)
Juan Jose Mosalini, Paris Desole Aqui (One Man’s Tango)
Elliott Sharp, Her Poem (A Short History of Vodka)
On Ka’a Davis, I Ain’t Scared (Seeds of Djuke)
Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Now Please Don’t Cry, Beautiful Edith (Rip, Rig….)
Burton Greene & Laurence Cook (A 39-Year Reunion Celebration)
Joe Lovano w/Ed Blackwell & Anthony Cox, Cedar Avenue And Space (Sounds of Joy)
Elliott Sharp’s Terraplane, Stop That Thing (Do the Don’t)
Frank Carlberg Large Ensemble, Rhymes (Monk Dreams Hallucinations And Nightmares)
Angele Dubeau & La Pieta, Shaker Loops III: Loops And Verses (John Adams Portrait)
The Whammies, Dutch Masters (Play the Music of Steve Lacy)
Wadada Leo Smith, Ronald Shannon Jackson… (Najwa)
Charlie Haden w/Geri Allen & Paul Motian, Blues In Motian (The MontreatTapes…)
Tom Rainey, You Don’t Know What Love Is (Obbligato)
Fabio Marziali, True Friend (Windows And Lights)
Lula Pena, Acto VII (Troubadour)
Myra Melford & Marty Ehrlich, The Natural World (Yet Can Spring)
On Ka’a Davis, I Ain’t Scared/Ain’t Nobody Teach Nothin’ (Seeds of Djuke)
Bluett Baritone Saxophone Group, Blunita (Live at the Knitting Factory)
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