New Beginnings

Premiere DateJan 6, 2019
Categories Jazz Music
00:00 The Jazz Hole with Linus
02:50 Narcomedusae Johnny Griffith Quintet
10:44 Last Say Johnny Griffith Quintet
15:07 La Balada Del Leon Carla Campopiano Trio
16:54 The Jazz Hole with Linus
19:46 New Year Blues Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven
25:39 Evanessence Fred Hersch Trio
31:23 Swamp Thang Fred Hersch Trio
37:04 The Jazz Hole with Linus
40:32 Rats Live On No Evil Star Darrell Katz, JCA Orchestra
54:13 The Jazz Hole with Linus
55:55 Red Sea Darrell Katz
63:53 Finish

2019’s first episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus features the ambitious composer Darrell Katz and the JCA Orchestra and tracks from their latest album Rats Live On No Evil Star (try reading it backward), never-before-released Fred Hersch Trio recordings from 1997 that Palmetto Records just came out with, plus the Johnny Griffith Quintet, the Carla Campopiano Trio and Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven. Enjoy!


Johnny Griffith Quintet – “Narcomedusae” & “Last Say”
Album: The Lion, Camel & Child
Johnny Griffith (ts), Jeremy Pelt (tp), Adrean Farrugia (p), Jon Maharaj (b) and Ethan Ardelli (d)

Carla Campopiano Trio – La Balada Del Leon
Album: Chicago/Buenos Aires Connections
Carla Campopiano (fl, arr), Ángel Colacilli (g, arr) and Gustavo Cortiñas (d, perc, comp, arr)

Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven – Old Man Winter Blues
Album: A Little Love This Christmas
Glenn Crytzer (g, voc, arr), Mike Davis (tp), Evan Arntzen (cl, ts), Craig Flory (ss, as, ts), Solomon Douglas (p), Jen Hodge (b) and Julian MacDonough (d)

Fred Hersch Trio – “Evanessence” & “Swamp Thang”
Album: Fred Hersch Trio ’97 – @The Village Vanguard (Fred Hersch / Drew Gress / Tom Rainey)
Fred Hersch (p), Drew Gress (b) and Tom Rainey (d)

Darrell Katz and the JCA Orchestra – Rats Live On No Evil Star
Album: Rats Live On No Evil Star
Darrell Katz (comp, cond), Helen Sherrah-Davies (5-string violin), Vessela Stoyanova (marimba, vib), Rebecca Shrimpton (voc), Hiro Honshuku (fl, picc, EWI), Rick Stone (as, cl), Ken Field (as), Phil Scarff (ts, ss, sopranino sax, cl), Melanie Howell-Brooks (bs, b-cl), Jeff Classen, Paul Meneghini, Walter Platt (tp), Jim Mosher (fr hrn), Bob Pilkington, David Harris (tb), Bill Lowe (tuba, b-tb), Mike Conner (d), John Funkhauser (b), Norm Zocher (g), Ricardo Monzon (perc) and Hey Rim Jeon (p)

Darrell Katz – Red Sea
Album: Rats Live On No Evil Star
Darrell Katz (comp, g), Rebecca Shrimpton (voc) and Alizon Lissance (p)

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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