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Playlists, gig announcements, maybe some rants


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Trilogy Playlist 4/20/2016

The Music of Henry Threadgill, part 2.

  1. Arohi Ensemble – “Peloraga Effulgence” from Ahmisa: Love is the Weapon of the Brave. Innova Records 2016.
  2. Zooid – “Off the Prompt Box” from In for a Penny, In for a Pound, Pi Records, 2015.
  3. Henry Threadgill: Double Up Ensemble – “Part 2” from Old Locks and Irregular Verbs, Pi Records 2016.
  4. Zooid – “So Pleased, No Clue” from Tomorrow Sunny / The Revelry, Spp, Pi Records, 2012.
  5. Zooid – “Mirror Mirror the Verb” from This Brings Us to Volume 1, Pi Records, 2009.
  6. Zooid – “Look” from Up Popped the Two Lips, Pi Records, 2001.
  7. Henry Threadgill and Make a Move – “Pink Water Pink Airplane” from Everybodys Mouth’s a Book, Pi Records, 2001.
  8. Henry Threadgill and Make a Move – “The Laughing Club” from Where’s Your Cup?, Columbia Records, 1996.
  9. Henry Threadgill – “Noisy Flowers” from Makin’ a Move, Columbia Records, 1995.
  10. Henry Threadgill – “Hyla Crucifer… Silence Of” from Carry the Day Columbia Records, 1995.
  11. Henry Threadgill – “Grief” from Song Out of My Trees, Black Saint Records, 1994.


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Trilogy Playlist 4/29/15

1. Duke Ellington Trio – “Summertime” from Piano in the Foreground, Columbia Records, 1961.

2. Archie Shepp – “Malcom, Malcom, Semper Malcom” from On This Night, GRP/Impulse, 1993 (rec. 1966).

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Orenda Records artists featured at the South Pasadena Eclectic Music Festival this Saturday:

3. Gavin Templeton Trio – “There You Go Again / Tooth and Nail” from Some Spinning, Some at Rest, Orenda Records, 2014.

4. Daniel Rosenboom – “Colors You May Never See” from Astral Transference & Seven Dreams, Orenda Records, 2014.

5. Cathlene Pineda – “Orange and Gold Silhouette” from A Week’s Time, Orenda Records, 2014

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John Zorn at LACMA and Royce Hall this Saturday:

6. Naked City – “Posionhead” from Radio, Avant, 1993.

7. Masada – “Ziphim” from Klezmer 1993, Knitting Factory Records, 1993.

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Richard Wood and Hassan Jamal’s West African Percussion Ensemble at Tribal Cafe, Friday, May 1st.

8. Dick Wood – “Ignatious” from Not Far From Here, Pfmentum, 2011.

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Next Trio with Andrea Centazzo Sunday, May 3rd at Open Gate Theatre, Eagle Rock Center for Arts.

9. Steve Lacy, Andrea Centazzo, Kent Carter – “Underline” from Lost in June, Ictus Records, 2012 (recorded 1977).

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10. Jack DeJohnette – “Leave, Don’t Go Away” from Made in Chicago, ECM, 2015.


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Trilogy Playlist for July 9, 2014

1. Steve Lacy, Kent Carter, Andrea Centazzo – “Bone (Tao 3)” from In Concert, Ictus Records, 2005 (rec. 1976)

2.  Steve Lacy, Kent Carter, Andrea Centazzo – “Underline” from Lost in June, Ictus Records, 2012 (rec. 1977)

3. John Coltrane  – “Tranesonic (alt. take)” from Stellar Regions, Impulse Records, 1995 (rec. 1967)

4. Anna Homler, Mike Vlatkovitch, Rich West, Jeff Kaiser, Scott Walton – “Before but After” from Here, Here & Here, PfMentum 2014

5. The Lounge Lizards – “My Trip to Ireland” from No Pain For Cakes, Antilles Records, 1987

6. Daniel Rosenboom Quintet – “With Fire Eyes” from Fire Keeper, Orenda Records, 2014

7. Tom Waits – “Midtown” from Rain Dogs, Island Records, 1985

8. Andrew Hill – “15/8” from Dusk, Palmetto Records, 2000

9. Cathlene Pineda – “Earlier Than We Thought” from A Week’s Time, Orenda Records, 2014

10. Oliver Messiaen (performed by Jeanne Loriod) – “Superimposition of the Water and the Rockets” Deutsche Grammophon 2008 (rec. 1980).

11. Art Ensemble of Chicago – “Proverbes (i)” from Les Stances a Sophie, EMI 1970

12. Dottie Grossman and Mike Vlatkovich – “What Henny Youngman Loves Best About America” from Call & Response & Friends, PfMentum 2010


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KXLU Playlist 6/18/2014

The show featured an interview with saxophonist and composer Jonathan Rowden.

1. Jonathan Rowden Group – “Becoming” from Becoming, Orenda Records, 2014.

2. Jonathan Rowden Group – “Entrance”, “Long Road Home I, II, III”

3. Ametsub – “Over 6633” from All is Silence, Nothings66, 2012.

4. Squarepusher – “Drax 2” from Ufabulum, Warp, 2012.

5. Hank Mobley – “Hank’s Other Bag” from A Slice of the Top, Blue Note, 1966.

6. Jonathan Rowden Group – “Autonation” from Becoming, Orenda Records, 2014.