Steve Lacy and Derek Bailey – Company 4
Mette Henriette – Mette Henriette
Tomasz Stanko – Ossian
Jack DeJohnette – Audio-Visualscapes
Vince Mendoza – Instructions Inside
Evan Parker – Hasselt
Peter Garland – Moon Viewing Music
John Luther Adams – everything that rises
John Luther Adams – the Place We Began
John Luther Adams – Four Thousand Holes
Michael White – lower limit
EIS Guitar Quartet, Ralph Towner – Confluence
John Mauceri – Schoenberg in Hollywood
Jóhann Jóhannsson – Arrival
Jóhann Jóhannsson – Sicario
Jóhann Jóhannsson – The Theory of Everything
Stephan Crump – Planktonic Finales
Jon Irabagon – It Take All Kinds
Enrico Rava – Katcharpari
Jack DeJohnette – Sound Travels
Third Coast Percussion – Paddle to the Sea
David Cunningham – Water


15181593_1632872673672903_5380838486665496241_nEveryman Band – Everyman Band
Lyle Mays – Street Dreams
Slava Grigoryan – Bach Cello Suites
Bobby Knapp & Matt Shipp – Cautus
Jimmy Herring – Subject to Change
Johnny Geenwood – Bodysong
Matt Shipp & Roscoe Mitchell – 2-Z
Dom Minasi – Takin’ the Duke Out
Bill Connors – the Return
Julian Lage – Modern Lore
Buddy Emmons – Steel Guitar Jazz
Vijay Iyler – Tragicomic
Chico Hamilton – Ellington Suite
Bobo Stenson – Very Early
Bobo Stenson – Reflections
Bobo Stenson – Goodbye
Bobo Stenson – Cantando
George Van Eps – Mellow Guitar
George Van Eps – My Guitar
George Van Eps – Seven and Seven
George Van Eps – Keepin’ Time
Joe Diorio – Bonita
Joe Diorio – Joe Diorio Trio

20180111_110952_20180113153207935only the new stuff list:

Lionel Rogg, JS Bach – the Organ Works
Gary Burton, Steve Swallow – Hotel Hello
Gary Burton – the New Quartet
Gary Burton – Picture This
Nat King Cole – the Complete Capitol Nat King Cole Trio Recordings
Nels Cline – Initiate
Paul Dresher – Dark Blue Cirumstance
Gary Husband – Dirty & Beautiful, vol 2
John Medeski, Matthew Shipp – Scotty Hard’s Radical Reconstructive Surgery
Willis Jackson – In The Alley
Max Richter – Hostiles
Max Richter – Out of the Dark Room
Max Richter – Black Mirror: Nosedive
Rhys Chatham – a Crimson Grail (For 400 Electric Guitars)
Lucian Ban, Mat Maneri – Transylvanian Concert
Doctor Nerve & Sirius String Quartet – Ereia
Kenny Wheeler – Other People
Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone, and John Taylor – Azimuth 85

dark glassesThomasz Stanko – Leosia
Thomasz Stanko – Matka Joanna
Thomasz Stanko – Almost Green
Agelica Sanchez – Float the Edge
Ben Monder – Oceana
Marc Copland – Better by Far
Jonathan Kreisberg – One
Oregon – Moon and Mind
Leo Smith – Abbey Road Quartet
Leo Smith, Ed Blackwell – the Blue Mountain’s Sun Drummer
Nicole Mitchell – Black Unstoppable
Nicole Mitchell – Liberation Narratives
Joshua Breakstone – With the Wind and the Rain
Virgil and Steve Howe – Nexus
Johnathan Kreisberg – the South of Everywhere
Alvin Lucier – Orchestral Works
Billy Hart – Amethyst
Henry Threadgill – Carry the Day
David Kikoski – Kayemode

20171126_143110 cropSome new things that came out in 2017…I can’t check out everything I want to, but I try. My recent listening lists here.

Miles Okazaki – Trickster (Pi)
John Abercrombie – Up and Coming (ECM)
Ralph Towner – My Foolish Heart (ECM)
King Crimson – Live in Chicago (Panegyric/Inner Knot)
Vijay Iyler – Far From Over (ECM)
Gary Peacock – Tangents (ECM)
Matt Mitchell – Forage (Screwgun)
Matt Mitchell – A Pouting Grimace (Pi)
Tyshawn Sorey – Verisimilitude (Pi)
Dave Stryker – Strykn’ Ahead (Strikezone)
Peter Bernstein – Signs Live! (Smoke Sessions)
Brian Eno – Reflection (Warp)
Bjork – Utopia (One Little Indian)
Bill Evans – Another Time: The Hilversum Concert (Resonance Records)
Roscoe Mitchell – Bells for the South Side (ECM)
Sarah Cahill, Terry Riley – Eighty Trips Around the Sun: Music by and for Terry Riley (Irritable Hedgehog)
Pat Martino – Formidable (HighNote Records)
Thelonious Monk – Les Liaisons Dangereuses 1960 (Sam Records)
Ferenc Snétberger – Titok (ECM)
Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan – Small Town (ECM)
Tim Berne’s Snakeoil – Incidentals (ECM)

20171126_143110 crop

23722472_10159381197610018_1453864121960006123_nRon Miles – I Am A Man
Joshua Breakstone – Tomorrow’s Hours
Joshua Breakstone – 2nd Ave
Joshua Breakstone – No One New
Dave Striker – Strykin’ Ahead
Dave Striker – Eight Track
Peter Bernstein – Signs Live!
Jim Hall – Hemispheres
Sky Music – a Tribute to Terje Rypdal
Gary Versace – Time and Again
Ron McClure – Tonight Only
Doug Raney – Something’s Up
Doug Raney – Blues on a Par
Tim Berne – Science Friction
Marc Copland – Time Within Time
Gerry Mulligan and Paul Desmond – Blues in Time
Django Bates – Winter Truce (and Homes Blaze)
Trygve Seim – Rumi Songs
Billy Hart – Enchance
Edward Vesala – Satu
Hermeto Pascoal – Viajando Com O Som
Jimmy Page – Lucifer Rising
Yuja Wang – Transformation
Donald Joyce – Philip Glass Organ Works



Ketil Bjørnstad, David Darling – the River
Joshua Breakstone – Sittin’ on the Thing With Ming
Anouar Brahem – Khomsa
Anouar Brahem – Thimar
Muhal Richard Abrams – Sound Dance
Steve Wilson – To The Bone
Frank Zappa – Halloween 77
Kamasi Washington – Harmony of Difference
Phil Miller – In Cahoots Live 86-89
Phil Miller – In Cahoots Live In Japan
Trygve Seim – Different Rivers
Trygve Seim – Sangam
Max Richter – Taboo
Bjork – Post
Bjork – Debut
Bjork – Utopia
Jethro Tull – This Was
Jethro Tull – Stand Up
Jethro Tull – Benefit
Jethro Tull – a Passion Play
Jethro Tull – Heavy Horses
Yes – Topographic Drama Live Across America
Anthology of Indian Music, tribute to Alain Danielou
Nancy Lesh – Cello
Hariprasad Chaurasia – Four Dhuns
Hariprasad Chaurasia – Raga Patdip-Pahadi Dhun
Zia Mohiuddin Dagar – Raga Yaman
Ravi Shankar & Philip Glass – Passages
Ravi Shankar – Chants Of India

a bit of National Health, Henry Cow, King Crimson, Peter Bernstein, Debussy, Bach, Carl Nielsen…that worked out good too.

I heard John McLaughlin play twice this month, Port Chester, NY and Newark, NJ!

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