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00:00 - The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
00:47 - Bues for the Terrible Twos - Mike Garson
05:39 - The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus - Interview with Lew Tabackin, Part I
12:34 - Studio F - Lew Tabackin Trio
18:01 - The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus - Interview with Lew Tabackin, Part II
24:38 - Dancing Maja - Lew Tabackin Trio
31:45 - The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus - Interview with Lew Tabackin, Part III
36:35 - Vida Nova - Claudio Roditi
41:25 - Ilu - Uli – Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet
49:39 - Like A Seed In The Earth - Gabriela Martina
55:04 - The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
55:42 - Far - Jojo Mayer & Nerve
60:43 - Finish

A very special guest on this July 3rd edition of the Jazz Hole. Linus is talking a true master of the saxophone and the flute, Lew Tabackin, covering anything from his early influences to his wife Toshiko Akiyoshi and even his trademark beard.

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For feedback please e-mail me at linus@btrtoday.com


Mike Garson – Blues for the Terrible Twos
Album: Conversations with my Family
Mike Garson (p), Bob Magnusson (b) and Gary Novak (d)

Lew Tabackin Trio – ‘Studio F’ & ‘Dancing Maja’
Album: Tanuki’s Night Out
Lew Tabackin (ts, fl), Boris Kozlov (b) and Mark Taylor (d, perc)

Claudio Roditi – Vida Nova
Album: Simpatico
Claudio Roditi (tp), Romero Lubambo (g), Michael Dease (tb), Helio Alves (p), John Lee (e-b) and Duduka da Fonseca (d)

Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet – Ilu-Uli
Album: Si o Si Quartet – Live at Jazz Standard NYC
Dafnis Prieto (d), Peter Apfelbaum (ts), Manuel Valera (p) and Charles Flores (b)

Gabriela Martina – ‘Ain’t Nobody’ & ‘Narcissus’
Album: Curiosity
Gabriela Martina (voc), Jiri Nedoma (p), Jussi Reijonen (g), Kyle Miles (b) and Alex Bailey (d)

Jojo Mayer & Nerve – Far
Albums: Prohibited Beats
Jojo Mayer (d), Roli Mosimann (real time audio deconstruction), Takuya Nakamura (kbds, tp) and John Davis (b)

Lew Tabackin

Gabriela Martina

Jojo Mayer
July 11th 2011, Mercury Lounge – New York, NY

Host // Linus
Location: NYC | Host Since: 2009
Linus Wyrsch is one of New York City's most sought-after clarinetists and saxophonists. Full of passion for jazz, Brazilian and Latin…


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