Premiere DateAug 30, 2020
Categories Jazz Music
00:00 The Jazz Hole with Linus
01:15 Pea Pie & Sissy Axon Radio, Matt Rhode
06:17 Stocking Shelves Axon Radio, Oz Noy
11:15 Prelude to Danger Sonia Johnson
15:01 Sleeping Sonia Johnson
19:38 The Jazz Hole with Linus
21:57 Heads or Tails Matty Stecks & Musical Tramps
27:50 Somersault of the Earth Matty Stecks & Musical Tramps
34:42 Dark Longing Pia Salvia
38:06 53 Pia Salvia
41:55 The Jazz Hole with Linus
44:30 Mustard Arizona Eric St-Laurent
48:51 Green Eric St-Laurent
54:43 Stridin’ DreamRoot
58:49 The Jazz Hole with Linus
60:50 Caught In A Long Goodbye DreamRoot
63:42 Finish

Get a dose of new, contemporary jazz on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. Interesting jazz fusions of funk, pop and hip-hop with artists like Axon Radio (a duo founded by bassist Cory Carleton and drummer Travis Brant), vocalist Sonia Johnson, multi-instrumentalist Matty Stecks & Musical Tramps, harpist and vocalist Pia Salvia, guitarist and keyboardist Eric St-Laurent, and the North Carolina-based band DreamRoot.

Axon Radio (featuring Matt Rhode) – Pea Pie & Sissy
Album: Shadow Logic
Cory Carleton (b, comp), Travis Brant (d, comp) and Matt Rhode (kbds)

Axon Radio (featuring Oz Noy) – Stocking Shelves
Album: Shadow Logic
Cory Carleton (b, comp), Travis Brant (d, comp), Matt Rhode (kbds) and Oz Noy (g)


Sonia Johnson – “Prelude to Danger” & “Sleeping”
Album: Chrysalis
Sonia Johnson (voc, comp), Stephen Johnston (g), David Ryshpan (p, kbds), Mark Alan Haynes (e-b), Max Sansalone (d, perc), Jean-Pierre Zanella (fl), Samuel Blais (as, cl), Frank Lozano (ts, b-cl), Jean-Nicolas Trottier (tb), Rémi Cormier (tp, flh), Judith Little-Daudelin, Elie Haroun (voc) and Stanley Péan (co-comp “Prelude to Danger”)


Matty Stecks & Musical Tramps – “Heads or Tails” & “Somersault of the Earth”
Album: Long Time Ago Rumble
Matthew Steckler (saxes, fl, voc, EWI, electronics, kbds on “Heads or Tails”), Keith Price (g), Matt Kozicki (b), Eric Platz (d, perc), Leanne Zacharias (cello), Catherine Wood (cl), Megan Demarest, Hannah Fearn and Lena Wilks (voc)

Pia Salvia – Dark Longing
Album: Blissful Sigh
Pia Salvia (harp, voc), Noam Israeli (d, perc), Dor Heled (wurlitzer, org) and Dana Protsenko (spoken word)

Pia Salvia – 53
Album: Blissful Sigh
Pia Salvia (harp, voc) and Noam Israeli (d, perc)


Eric St-Laurent – “Mustard Arizona” & “Green”
Album: Bliss Station
Eric St-Laurent (g, kbds), Jordan O’Connor (b), Michel DeQuevedo (perc) and Sebastian Studnitzky (tp, p)

DreamRoot – “Stridin’” & “Caught In A Long Goodbye”
Album: Phases
Ittai Korman (b), Theous Terryel Jones (d), Joe MacPhail (kbds), Lynn Grissett (tp), Serena Wiley (ts, fl, poet) and Kerisha Roi (featured voc)

Grammy-award winner 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…