things I listened to in 2017

1996 Life in Hell tattooBill Frisell – Disfarmer
Stephano Battaglia – Songways
Stephano Battaglia – Bill Evans Compositions
Egberto Gismonti – Danca Dos Escravos
Peter Erskine – As It Was
Lisa Moore – the Stone People
Steve Miller – Livin’ in the USA
Elton John – Tumbleweed Connection
Steve Coleman – Functional Arrhythmias
Steve Coleman – Synovial Joints
Lee Morgan – the Complete Blue Note Lee Morgan Fifties Sessions
Liberty Ellman – Radiate
John Zorn/Bill Frisell – the Gnostic Preludes
John Zorn/Bar Kokhba – Lucifer, Book of Angels, Vol 10
Jamie Saft – Astaroth, Book of Angels, Vol 1
Geri Allen – In The Year of the Dragon
Tyshawn Sorey – Koan
Tyshawn Sorey – Verisimilitude
Vijay Iyler – Far From Over
Charlie Haden, Michael Brecker – American Dreams
Jacques Loussier – Play Bach 1-5
Tigran Mansurian – String Quartets
Brian Eno – Reflections, LUX, Lightness

14212642_534975850034622_8234803031182065369_nLou Harrison – Scenes from Cavafy
Lou Harrison – the Perilous Chapel
Matt Mitchell – Vista Accumulation
Leo Smith and Jack DeJohnette – America
Leo Smith – Occupy the World
Leo Smith – Red Hill
Barre Phillips – Three Day Moon
King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
Alex Machacek – (Sic)
Various Steve Kuhn….

Cream – Fresh Cream
Cream – Live Cream v2
Jaco Pastorius – Truth, Liberty and Soul
North Mississippi Allstars – Prayer for Peace
Billy Gibbons – Perfectacamundo
ZZ Top – King Biscuit Flower Hour 1980
Gene Bowen – the Vermillon Sea
John D’Earth – One Bright Earth
Sonny Stitt – Shangri-La
Sonny Stitt – Soul People
Max Richter – Three Worlds: Music From Woolf Works
David Starobin – Newdance
Henry Kaiser, S Kuriokhin – Popular Science
Matt Mitchell – Forage
Matt Mitchell – Fiction

…..and a big dose of Don Patterson and Carl Nielsen. 🙂


Sylvie Courvoisier and Mary Halvorson – Crop Circles
DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski & Scofield – Hudson
Stacy Kent – Close Your Eyes
Anna Garbarek – Balloon Mood
Anna Garbarek – Briefly Shaking
Paco De Lucia Plays Manuel De Falla
Ginger Baker Trio – Going Home
Bill Frisell – Small Town
Ferenc Snetberger – Titok
Ron McClure – Yesterday’s Tomorrow
Lee Konitz, Paul Bley, Bill Connors – Pyramid
Contact, Live at Jazz a Porquerolles 2010
Johnny Winter – Johnny Winter
Johnny Winter – Second Winter

20160802_194952 Rahway Aug 2016

August 2016, Rahway, NJ

Gavin Bryars – Adelaide Town Hall
Toro Takemitsu – Rising Sun
The Film Music of Toro Takemitsu
Lou Harrison – Gamelan Music
Albert Manglesdorf, Jaco Pastorus, Alphonse Mouzon – Trilogue – Live!
King Crimson – Live in Argentina, 1994 DVD
Arve Henriksen – Strjon
Anthony Braxton, John Linberg – Six Duets (1982)
Baden Powell – Solitude on Guitar
Baden Powell – Apaixonado
Organissimo – Live, 2007 E Lansing Jazz Festival
Romeo Void – Warm, in Your Coat
John Stowell/Michael Zilber Qt – Shot Through With Beauty
John Stowell, David Liebman – Blue Rose
Paul McCandless – Heresay
Allan Holdsworth – Flat Tire

20150811_115833Ornette Coleman – Hidden Man
Ornette Coleman – Sound Museum Three Women
Sun Ra – Supersonic Sounds
Return to Forever – Where Have I Known You Before
Julian Priester – Love, Love
Gerald Garcia – Baroque Favorites
Gerald Garcia – Romantic Guitar Favorites
John Williams – Takemitsu Guitar Pieces
Lorenzo Micheli – Miguel Llobet Guitar Works
JosĂ© Luis MontĂłn – Solo Guitarra
Matt Mitchell – Roulette April 4, 2017
Evan Parker & Peter Kowald – Cottbus, 1979
Evan Parker & Dave Holland – Roccella Joni, Italy 1989
Tyshawn Sorey – solo piano – at JACK, Brooklyn – July 20 2015
Button Trio (Stephen Haynes, Joe Morris, Tyshawn Sorey) – at The Stone, NYC – July 30 2014
Ches Smith Trio, Winter Jazz Fest, Friday, January 10, 2014
Matthew Shipp Trio – at Vision Festival 19 – Roulette, Brooklyn – June 14 2014

Claude Debussy mediumBill Frisell – Before We Were Born
Anthony Braxton – Trio & Duet
Anthony Braxton – Nine Duets (1993)
Anthony Braxton – Creative Music Orchestra (Koln) 1978
Anthony Braxton – Composition No. 165 (for 18 Instruments)
The Microscopic Qt – Lobster Leaps In
John Stevens with Allan Holdsworth – Re-Touch
Levin Torn White
Ran Blake – Suffield Gothic
Ran Blake – Short Life of Barbara Monk
Ran Blake – Grey December, Live in Rome
Konrad Ragossnig – Lute Music of the Renaissance
Andrew Hill – Change
Julia Hulsman – Sooner & Later
John Clark – Faces
Sam Rivers – Streams
Tempest – Tempest
Paul Motian – Psalm
Don Thompson Quartet – Winter Mist
Cecil Taylor – Berlin Jazztage 1969 with Sam Rivers and Jimmy Lyons
Sam Rivers – an Evening in Hamburg 1979
Roger Powell – Cosmic Furnace
ScoLoHoFo – Oh!
Frank Zappa – Meat Light: The ‘Uncle Meat’ Project/Object Audio Documentary

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