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.
Linus welcomes interview guest Rob Duguay on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole. The NYC-based bassist recently released a new album entitled Safe in Sound with his group SONGEVITY (featuring Justin Kauflin on piano and Nadav Snir-Zelniker on drums). Next to the music of Rob Duguay, you will also get to hear tracks from the new album Of The Tree by the Canadian group Autobahn as well as a track by the NYC-based saxophonist Roxy Coss.
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.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.