Week of 04/30/17

Premiere DateApr 30, 2017
Categories Jazz Music
00:00 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
01:49 Solid Gold Michael Dease
06:57 aey na balam Arooj Aftab
12:35 Lunita Alessandro d’Episcopo
18:51 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
21:18 A Japanese Tree Alessandro d’Episcopo
27:08 Seconds Alessandro d’Episcopo
30:09 Who Knew? Tim Mayer
33:57 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
35:11 Labyrinth, Kirk MacDonald Jazz Orchestra, KMJO
47:07 La Gallera Sofia Rei
51:12 The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus
52:18 All Heath Michael Dease
58:48 Finish

Check out this week’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus featuring tracks from pianist and composer Alessandro d’Episcopo’s brand new album That’s all, another track by the Kirk MacDonald Jazz Orchestra (KMJO) from their new album Common Ground, plus music from Michael Dease, Arooj Aftab, Tim Mayer and Sofia Rei.


Michael Dease – “Solid Gold” & “All Heath”
Album: Solid Gold
Michael Dease (tb), Steve Wilson (as), Renee Rosnes (p), Christian McBride (b) and Ulysses Owens, Jr. (d)

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

Alessandro d’ Episcopo – “Lunita”, “A Japanese Tree” & “Seconds”
Album: That’s all
Alessandro d’Episcopo (p)


Who Knew? – Tim Mayer
Album: Resilience
Tim Mayer (ts), George Cables (p), Dezron Douglas (b), Willie Jones III (d) and Mark Whitfield (g) Kirk MacDonald Jazz Orchestra,

KMJO – Common Ground
Album: Common Ground
Kirk MacDonald (ts, director, ts solo), P.J. Perry (as, fl), Luis Deniz (as), Pat LaBarbera (ts, ss, fl, a-fl), Perry White (bs, b-cl), Jason Logue, Brian O’Kane, Kevin Turcotte, Joe Sullivan (tp, flh), Rob Smith (tp, flh, tp solo), Alastair Kay, Terry Promane, Kelsley Grant (tb), Peter Hysen (btb tuba), Lorne Lofsky (g), Nancy Walker (p), Neil Swainson (b) and Barry Romberg (d)


Sofia Rei – La Gallera
Album: De Tierra y Oro
Sofia Rei (lead voc, bck voc, loops), Eric Kurimski (g), Jean-Christoph Maillard (e-g), Jorge Roeder (b), Samuel Torres (congas, alegre drum & guache), Morris Cañate (tambora) and Nestor Gomez (maracas)

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…