Interview guest Andrew McAnsh talks about his new album Illustrations on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. McAnsh wrote Illustrations while he lived in Japan during the summers of 2012 and 2013, inspired by Japanese Zen and heavily influenced by the music of the late great Canadian born trumpeter and composer Kenny Wheeler to which this album pays tribute. The other two tracks today are by the acclaimed NYC-based pianist Glenn Zaleski.
New jazz artists on The Jazz Hole with Linus including Brazilian-born saxophonist and composer Livio Almeida, as well as The Grand St. Stompers (led by trumpet player and composer Gordon Au). Other tracks feature Banda Magda, Rogerio Botter Maio, Glenn Zaleski and last but certainly not least Elias Meister’s Miracle Box.
Kazu Makino, best known as the lead singer of indie rock legends Blonde Redhead, recently released her debut solo record. In this intimate session, Kazu joins us along with Darian Thomas for a selection of stripped-down performances from the dreamy album. | watch
Joe Virgillito looks at prediction markets and their relationship to elections. Jacqueline Soller & J. McVay on new movie Birds of Prey.’ Plus a preview of Pom Pom Squad’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Pom Pom Squad is the brainchild of musical force Mia Berrin. While the band’s name and imagery might evoke something fun and light, the reality is far darker and much, much heavier. Musically and… | watch