Week of 06/14/15

Premiere DateJun 14, 2015
Categories Jazz Music
00:00 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
01:14 Breathing Room Sam Trapchak
09:13 Lullaby Arooj Aftab
12:59 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus Interview with Arooj Aftab, Part I
20:08 man kunto maula Arooj Aftab
28:19 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus Interview with Arooj Aftab, Part II
32:34 aey na balam Arooj Aftab
38:07 The Journey Mike Fahie
46:02 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
48:07 Pterofractal Sam Trapchak
52:55 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
53:36 Blues To Yous Adam Smale
59:10 Finish

Check out tracks from two brand new albums by two New York City-based artists on today’s episode of “The Jazz Hole” with Linus. The albums are Land Grab by Michigan-born bassist and composer Sam Trapchak and Bird Under Water by Pakistani-born vocalist and composer Arooj Aftab. In addition, Arooj Aftab talks about her new album in detail during an interview on today’s episode.

Links to today’s artists:
Sam Trapchak
Arooj Aftab
Mike Fahie
Adam Smale

Personnel:
Sam Trapchak – “Breathing Room” & “Pterofractal”
Album: Land Grab
Sam Trapchak (b), Greg Ward (as), Tom Chang (g) and Christian Coleman (d)

Arooj Aftab – Lullaby
Album: Bird Under Water
Arooj Aftab (voc), Bhrigu Sahni (g), Magda Giannikou (acc), Sonny Singh (tp), Mario Carillo (b) and Jorn Bielfeldt (d, perc)

Arooj Aftab – man kunto maula
Album: Bird Under Water
Arooj Aftab (voc), Baqir Abbas (bansuri), Bhrigu Sahni (g, e-g), Mario Carrillo (b) and Jorn Bielfeldt (d, perc)

Arooj Aftab – aey na balam
Album: Bird Under Water
Arooj Aftab (voc), Magda Giannikou (acc), Rakae Jamil (sitar), Bhrigu Sahni (g, e-g), Mario Carrillo (b) and Jorn Bielfeldt (d, perc)

Mike Fahie – The Journey
Album: Anima
Mike Fahie (tb), Bill McHenry (ts), Ben Monder (g), Ben Street (b) and Billy Hart (d)

Adam Smale – Blues To Yous
Album: Out Of The Blue
Adam Smale (g), Mathew Fries (p), Phil Palombi (b) and Keith Hall (d)


Sam Trapchak


Arooj Aftab / Photo by desdemona photography


Mike Fahie

Linus Wyrsch is one of New York City's most sought-after clarinetists and saxophonists. Full of passion for jazz, Brazilian and Latin music, the Swiss native maintains a busy performance and recording schedule.…

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