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Linus Wyrsch
Jazz out at the end of the year with Freddie Hubbard, Cuong Vu, Melissa Aldana, New World Jazz Composers Octet and more.
A spotlight on Truth Revolution Records’ brilliant holiday album entitled “Together”. Plus, new music by Melissa Aldana, as well as the Rodrigo Bonelli Group.
Guitarist Elias Meister and drummer Pancho Molina recently released their album “Open for Business” featuring George Garzone, Leo Genovese and Ben Street. On October 25th 2012 their album release concert took place at the Living Theatre in New York City. Check out http://www.eliasmeister.com and http://www.panchomolina.com for more information and to purchase their music.
Vietnamese-American trumpeter Cuong Vu is guest on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus. Also, introducing vocalist Hiromi Suda and more.
Acclaimed artists, underground scene and international flavors – find it on The Jazz Hole with Linus.
Guitarist and composer Douglas Bradford released his album “:atlas obscura” on Fresh Sound New Talent Records. On July 2nd 2012 his CD release concert took place at Cornelia Street Café here in New York City.
Interview guest Manami Morita talking about her new album “When Skies Are Grey” as well as exciting alternative jazz on this week’s Jazz Hole with Linus. Links to today’s artists: http://www.myspace.com/joehertenstein http://www.manamimorita.com/ http://www.douglasbradford.com/ http://www.chriswardjazz.com/ http://www.fernandootero.com/ http://www.piotrtorunski.com/ For feedback please e-mail me at: jazzlinus@gmail.com 00:00 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 00:53 Panic Ballad Joe Hertenstein’s Future Drone 04:39 Tiny Shiny Stars Manami Morita 10:17 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus Interview Guest Manami Morita 17:17 Unpredicted Manami Morita 19:19 Tamayakul Manami Morita 24:09 Fast Talker I Douglas Bradford 28:18 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 29:04 Rotten Strawberry Joe Hertenstein’s Future Drone 37:52 SimuNation Promo 38:23 Future Thought Chris Ward 45:20 De Ahora En Mas Fernando Otero 48:38 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 49:09 Groovy Hell Piotr Torunski 60:04 End Personnel: Joe Hertenstein – ‘Panic Ballad’ & ‘ Rotten Strawberry’ Album: Future Drone Joe Hertenstein (d), Achim Tang (b) and Jon Irabagon (sax) Manami Morita – ‘Tiny Shiny Stars’, ‘Unpredicted’ & ‘Tamayakul’ Album: When Skies Are Grey Manami Morita (p), Jeremy Vovcsko (as), Michael Sinicropi (tp), Tomoko Omura, Mary Beth Alexander (violin), Jeanie Lee (viola), Joy Stuhr (cello), Evgeny Lebedev (org), Colin Cannon (g), Petros Klampanis (b), Zak Croxall (e-b), Keita Ogawa (perc) and Thomas Hartman (d) Douglas Bradford – Fast Talker I Douglas Bradford (g), John Beaty (as), Yayoi Ikawa (p), Pascal Niggenkemper (b) and Nick Anderson (d) Chris Ward – Future Thought Album: Bridging The Gap Chris Ward (ts), Joe Beaty (tb), Aki Ishiguro (g), Milan MIlanovich (p, Rhodes), Jim Robertson (b), Kenny Grohowski (d) and Curtis Macdonald (electronic sound design) Fernando Otero – De Ahora En Mas Album: Pagina De Buenos Aires Fernando Otero (p), Nick Danielson (violin), Inbal Segev (cello), Hector Del Curto (bandoneon) and Pedro Giraudo (b) Piotr Torunski – Groovy Hell Album: The Bass Invasion Piotr Torunski (b-cl), Lucas Leidinger (p), Reza Askari Motlagh (b) and Ron van Stratum (d) Manami Morita November 8th 2012, The Drom – New York, NY Douglas Bradford :atlas obscura December 14th 2012, Turtle Bay Music School Artist Series – New York, NY Joe Hertenstein’s Future Drone November 8th 2012, Firehousespace – Brooklyn, NY
More from Alexis Cuadrado, Claude Diallo, Harris Simon (feat. Michael Brecker) this week on the Jazz Hole with Linus.
The George Mel Quartet today on BTR The Jazz Hole Live. This quartet is a true definition of improvisation and jazz with stunning skill and noticeable passion. George Mel talks about the group in an exclusive phone interview.
Introducing bassist and composer Alexis Cuadrado, as well as music by Javon Jackson, Cédric Hanriot, Gabriela Martina and more.
The sax sounds of Lew Tabackin and Sharel Cassity, the keyboards of Jason Lindner and Larry Fuller, and so much more on the Jazz Hole with Linus.
A very special live set by the Hardcoretet, who happens to be this weeks Discovery Artist. Art Brown on sax, Aaron Otheim on the keys, Tim Carey on bass and Tarik Abouzied on drums.
An hour of jazz just like every other Sunday. Today we’ll come across the Brooklyn Big Band, Jojo Mayer, Rale Micic featuring Tom Harrell, Geoff Keezer and many others.
The Mingus Big Band, Freddie Hubbard, Chris Potter… – need we say more? Tune in to the Jazz Hole!
A ton of different artists on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus, including Fred Hersch, Toninho Horta, George Mel and Gregorio Uribe.
French Bassist Diego Imbert leading The Diego Imbert Quartet on one of his concerts in Paris, France at New Morning, recorded on October 27th 2011.
Today’s co-host Victor Gutierrez and special interview guest Farah Siraj present their newest group “The Arabian Jazz Project” on today’s show, next to various other groups including TrioKinesis.
An international mix of jazz artists for you, as well as an introduction to Sylvie Bourban’s newest album “Aussi pour les petits”. Links to today’s artists: http://www.jakehertzog.com/ http://www.resonancerecords.org/claudioroditi/ http://www.toktoktok.eu/ http://www.sylviebourban.com/ http://www.markshermanmusic.com/ http://www.cedrichanriotmusic.com/ http://www.pedrogiraudo.com/ http://www.claudediallo.com/ http://www.hardcoretetmusic.com/ For feedback please e-mail me at: jazzlinus@gmail.com 00:00 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 01:00 Back Jake Hertzog 04:14 Bossa de Mank Claudio Roditi 11:50 The Quiet Place Tok Tok Tok 15:57 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 17:12 Je n’aime pas Sylvie Bourban 19:22 Le Blues du chat Sylvie Bourban 21:46 Explorations Mark Sherman 27:41 Tribal Poem Cédric Hanriot 34:24 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 35:33 Contrapuntren Pedro Giraudo 42:47 Glad That I’ve Found You Claude Diallo Situation 47:25 DJ RePete BTR Backroom Blues Hour Promo 47:42 Steady Hardcoretet 54:14 Je veux Sylvie Bourban 57:22 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 57:50 Dipole Jake Hertzog 61:26 End Personnel: Jake Hertzog – Back Album: Chromatosphere Jake Hertzog (g), Harvie S (b), Victor Jones (d) and Michael Wolff (p) Claudio Roditi – Bossa de Mank Album: Bons Amigos Claudi Roditi (tp, flh), Donald Vega (p), Marco Panascia (b) and Mauricio Zottarelli (d) Tok Tok Tok – The Quiet Place Album: About… Tokunbo Akinro (voc) and Morten Klein (fender rhodes) Sylvie Bourban – Je n’aime pas Album: Aussi pour les petits Sylvie Bourban (voc), Natalie Cressman (tb), Chris Bullock (saxes), Igancio Hernandez (g), Juan Andrés Ospina (p, arr), Magda Giannikou (rhodes, wurlitzer, arr), Petros Klampanis (b), Pablo Eluchans (d) and Marcelo Woloski (perc) Sylvie Bourban – Le Blues du chat Album: Aussi pour les petits Sylvie Bourban (voc), Natalie Cressman (tb), Chris Bullock (saxes, cl), Ignacio Hernandez (g), Juan Andrés Ospina (p, arr), Petros Klampanis (b) and Pablo Eluchans (d) – everyone (chats, claps) Mark Sherman – Explorations Album: Family First Mark Sherman (vib), Joe Magnarelli (tp), Allen Farnham (p), Dean Johnson (b) and Tim Horner (d) Cédric Hanriot – Tribal Poem Album: French Stories Cédric Hanriot (p, Rhodes, org, keys prog), John Patitucci (e-b, b), Terri Lyne Carrington (d), Benjamin Powell (violin) and Patrick Owen (cello) Pedro Giraudo – Contrapuntren Album: Desconsuelo Pedro Giraudo (b, comp, arr), Will Vinson, Ramiro Flores, Luke Batson, Carl Maraghi (reeds), Jonathan Powell, Tatum Greenblatt, Ryan Keberle, Mike Fahie (brass), Jess Jurkovic (p), Jeff Davis (d) and Tony De Vivo (cajon) Claude Diallo Situation – Glad That I’ve Found You Album: Now Then Claude Diallo (p), Laurenz Salzard (b) and Massimo Buonanno (d) Hardcoretet – Steady Album: Do It Live Art Brown (as), Aaron Otheim (kbds), Tim Carey (b) and Tarik Abouzied (d) Sylvie Bourban – Je veux Album: Aussi pour les petits Sylvie Bourban (voc), Ignacio Hernandez (g), Juan Andrés Ospina (p, whistling, arr), Magda Giannikou (rhodes, arr), Petros Klampanis (b), Pablo Eluchans (d) and Marcelo Woloski (perc) – everyone (chorus voc) Jake Hertzog Trio – Dipole Album: Patterns Jake Hertzog (g), Harvie S (b) and Victor Jones (d) Jake Hertzog July 19th, 26th and August 2nd, SOMETHIN’ Jazz Club – New York, NY Sylvie Bourban June 18th – July 22nd 2012, Lugano Family Festivan – Lugano, Switzerland August 11th 2012, Blatten, Switzerland August 12th 2012, Les Haudères/Evolène, Switzerland Pedro Giraudo July 15th 2012, Birdland – New York, NY August 5th 2012, Blue Note – New York, NY August 24th 2012, Barbes – Brooklyn, NY September 21st 2012, The Jazz Gallery – New York, NY
New York City singer Jocelyn Medina fuses musical elements of Brazil, Spain, Africa and India with jazz harmonies, funk grooves, adventurous improvisations, compelling lyrics and a distinct sound. Check out her latest live performances recorded during her Germany tour. You can find her newest album “We Are Water” on http://www.jocelinmedina.com
Outstanding pianist Alessandro d’Episcopo, originally from Naples, Italy and now living in Switzerland, stopped by “The Jazz Hole” in New York City to talk about his exciting new album “Solare”.
Rogério Botter Maio’s new album “Sobre o silencio”, as well as three tracks from the Seattle-based jazz group Hardcoretet and much more on today’s Jazz Hole.
New York City’s Smalls Jazz Club spotlighted the Melissa Aldana Quartet last year. Melissa is one of the most exciting sax players around New York City, originally from Santiago, Chile. You can find her album “Free Fall” on her website www.melissaaldana.com. For feedback please e-mail me at: jazzlinus@gmail.com 00:00 Live Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 00:57 Free Fall – The Melissa Aldana Quartet 11:38 L-Line – The Melissa Aldana Quartet 21:17 Live Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 22:29 Ellemeno – The Melissa Aldana Quartet 33:37 Pasos – Melissa Aldana 40:46 Live Jazz Hole with DJ Linus 41:42 Broadway Junction – Melissa Aldana 47:12 Finish Personnel: Melissa Aldana (tenor saxophone) Gordon Au (trumpet) Pablo Menares (bass) Ross Pederson (drums) Melissa Aldana – ‘Pasos’ & ‘Broadway Junction’ Album: Free Fall Melissa Aldana (ts), Michael Palma (p), Lyles West (b) and Ralph Peterson Jr. (d) All compositions by Melissa Aldana, except “Ellemeno” by Gordon Au All tunes except ‘Pasos’ & ‘Broadway Junction’ recorded live at Smalls Jazz Club, New York, NY on April 3rd 2011. Melissa Aldana December 7th 2012, Smalls Jazz Club – New York, NY
Joe Hertenstein’s new release with Achim Tang and Jon Irabagon featured today on The Jazz Hole. Also, check out tracks by Freddie Hubbard, Randy Johnston, Jowee Omicil and many others.
A delicious recipe on today’s BTR Cooking Show with Linus: Steak with a mushroom-peppercorn sauce
New String Star Ben Powell stops by today to introduce his album “New Street”. Also, several top notch vocalists on today’s show.
Check out “The Other Point Of View”, a multicultural band from New York City, featuring the Palestinian-American Tareq Abboushi, the Swiss Manu Koch, the Greek Apostolos Sideris and the Georgian George Mel.
Interview guest Javon Jackson talks about his newest release “Lucky 13” as well as his collaborations with Les McCann, Jimmy Cobb, Art Blakey and Elvin Jones on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus.
The Jazz Hole is covering a lot of ground today, including Brad Mehldau, John Beasley. Dafnis Prieto and Jojo Mayer.
Check out guitarist Ben Azar and his band with a live set from Tel Aviv, Israel. Ben recently released his album “Organized Memories” under Greg Osby’s label “Inner Circle Music”.
Daniel Ori’s new album Emuna with Mark Turner, Oz Noy, Sam Barsh and Ziv Ravitz is out. Check out three tracks from the album, plus an interview with Daniel Ori.
“Breaking News” by The New World Jazz Composers Octet on the Jazz Hole today, as well as music by Charles Mingus, Christian Howes and much more.
Exciting tracks on The Jazz Hole today, including a rare treat: A newly discovered recording from guitar legend Wes Montgomery that has just been released on Resonance Records.
Jazz trumpeter Jon Crowley with a live set from Freddy’s Bar in Brooklyn, NY, next to some new tracks from his album “At the Edge”.
A great line-up on the Jazz Hole today: Jean-Michel Pilc, The New World Jazz Composers Octet, Gerald Clayton, Diego Imbert and more.
On today’s Cooking Show with Linus, special guest Alessio Romano introduces his “Pasta Piselli” family recipe. He is a New York-based drummer and engineer, originally from Milan, Italy.
Today’s interview guest is John Beaty, leader of “The Stretch Movement”. Find out more about this movement that could be of great importance for the exceptional instrumentalists of today.
This live show by Myriad was recorded on October 25th 2011 at Walter Hall at the University of Toronto in Canada. Myriad is a contemporary piano trio based in Toronto and featuring three young, in-demand musicians and composers of Canada. Chris Donnelly on piano, Dan Fortin on bass and Ernesto Cervini on drums.
The Jazz Hole with Linus turns 3, and therefore we introduce 3 brand new albums, one by the Curtis Brothers, one by Gregorio Uribe and one by Santilli & Alderighi. Clarinetist Marco Santilli of the latter album is also today’s interview guest, giving us some insight about his album ‘Godiva Soleva’
As always, an hour of diverse jazz from all over the world with a focus on the New Yorker scene. Including last week’s Discovery Artist Manami Morita, stars like Charles Mingus, Toninho Horta and Randy Johnston, as well as talented newcomers.
The first recorded live show broadcast of 2012 is by the Arun Luthra Quartet, consisting of Arun Luthra, Dominic Fallacaro, Evan Gregor and Ari Hoenig. Check out what these outstanding musicians did on November 10th 2011 at SOMETHIN’ Jazz Club in NYC.
Start the new year with Helen Sung, Rodrigo Bonelli, Mark Sherman, Malika Zarra and more. The main focus and interview guest is the fantastic New York-based saxophonist, composer and arranger Arun Luthra.

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