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Of the best releases: James Thomson, Seth Walker, The New Deal, Woods, Owen, and yes…. Will Butler. Lots of Will Butler.
Check out Restroy’s set at The Whistler in Chicago, IL from May 2017 on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus. Happy new year!
Less talking, more music. This week I play some jams that I just really love without putting too much thought into it. Great music from The California Honeydrops, moe., Perpetual Groove and Twiddle.
The Jazz Hole with Linus says goodbye to a crazy 2020 with music from 2020 interview guests. Thanks to all of the musicians and listeners!
Contemporary Jazz Jams today starting off with the Parisian café’esque Jitterbug Vipers and featuring Amendola vs. Blades, Robert Walter, Skerik Walton, Moon Hooch and Joe Marcinek.
New jazz on today’s Jazz Hole by Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl, Will Bonness, Li/Schudel/Schürmann and the Griffith Hiltz Trio
“Mu·zak | ˈmyo͞ozak | Noun (trademark). Recorded light background music played through speakers in public places.”
Music by Gregg Belisle-Chi, Juliet Kurtzman & Pete Malinverni, Emily Kuhn, Quintopus, Alex Goodman on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole.
Back-to-back and true-to-form from BSS, SCI, MMB, CRB and The California Honeydrops.
Tune in to The Jazz Hole Live today for a set by the Canadian-born, NYC-based vocalist and composer Kari van der Kloot recorded live at Rockwood Music Hall in New York, NY. Kari van der Kloot’s latest album The Architects lives somewhere in the space between jazz and folk. On her rich compositions, Kari’s lush vocals are backed up by her brilliant band, consisting of May Cheung on backing vocals, Lisanne Tremblay on violin, Jamie Reynolds on keys, Gary Wang on bass and Nathan Ellman-Bell on drums.
Melancholy from Seth Walker, Mike Montrey, Ryan Montreau. Plus The Motet and Brother’s Keeper.
Tune in for music by Will Bonness, Emily Kuhn, Jorge Perez-Albela (featuring Sissy Castrogiovanni), Dan Fortin, Rebecca Hennessy
Enjoy pure music from CRB, SCI, Blues Traveler, California Honeydrops and MMB.
Linus interviews pianist, accordionist & composer Ben Rosenblum on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole. Plus music by Rebecca Hennessy.
The Jazz Hole feat. music by Manteca, Frank Colón, Rich Halley/Matthew Shipp/Michael Bisio/Newman Taylor Baker, plus the Philippe Lemm Trio
Check out an astounding live set by the Ben Rosenblum Nebula Project recorded at Kitano in NYC on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live
Olivia Trummer & Hadar Noiberg, Restroy, Gregg Belisle-Chi, Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole.
Organ solos from JMP and MMB, singer-songwriter ballads from Doug Tuttle and Burnell Pines, and some Grace Jones-inspired disco’esque from The Motet.
Brooklyn-based Composer and woodwind master Peter Hess talks about three of his own albums on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus
Tune in to this week’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Peter Slavov, Jasmine Dreame Wagner, William Chernoff, Yuri Storione, Kaze & Ikue Mori
Last Tuesday was hardly a debate. It was more like a debacle. Escape. We all need to.
Listen to a set by Nick Finzer recorded at the Blue Whale in Los Angeles, CA on March 8th 2020 on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live
Tune in to The Jazz Hole with Linus to hear brand new jazz sounds by Kaze & Ikue Mori, Camila Nebbia and Modasaurus
Some new bands to feature, and some new releases. This week’s episode is all about exploring the Fall releases.
Sharel Cassity, Ran Blake & Frank Carlberg, Sabertooth Swing, Miki Yamanaka and the Brasil Trio +1 - all on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus
Music from Sonny Knight, Sharon Jones, Mavis Staples, and Son Little. Names you wouldn’t normally see on Jam Session. But Artists that can hang with the best of them (if not already be leading the march).
Brand new tracks by The Peter Hess Quartet and by Quintopus, plus Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra, Michael Sarian’s New Aurora & Rajiv Jayaweera.
Tune in for a creative set by Lena Bloch & Feathery recorded on March 8th 2020 at The Falcon in Marlboro, NY.
Contemporary jazz by Axon Radio, Sonia Johnson, Matty Stecks & Musical Tramps, Pia Salvia, Eric St-Laurent, DreamRoot on today’s episode!
Lots of new music on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole: Anne Mette Iversen Quartet +1, Quinsin Nachoff, Ricardo Grilli and Richard Shulman
Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus features interview guest Sharel Cassity. Saxophonist, composer and educator Sharel Cassity is back on The Jazz Hole for the third time in 10 years and she talks about her brand new album “Fearless”, her move to Chicago and her recent battle with Post Lyme Disease. Other music today comes from trumpeter and composer Michael Sarian’s new album “Michael Sarian’s Aurora”. Michael Sarian’s New Aurora - “Aurora” & “Primo” Album: New Aurora Michael Sarian (tp, flh), Santiago Leibson (p), Marty Kenney (b) and Dayeon Seok (d) “Fearless”, “Surrender” & “Last Minute” Album: Fearless Sharel Cassity (as, composer of “Fearless” & “Surrender”), Richard Johnson (p, composer of “Last Minute”), Alex Claffy (b) and Mark Whitfield Jr. (d)
The Richard Shulman Trio performed at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC for a Quarantine Concert Series sponsored by www.iamavl.com
Soft voices from decker. and Heidi Lynne Gluck to the jazzy sounds of The California Honeydrops and Lettuce to the trad-jams of moe. and String Cheese Incident.
Linus spins music by Jasmine Dreame Wagner, Camila Nebbia, Jorge Perez-Albela (feat. Sissy Castrogiovanni), Glenn Zaleski and Convergence.
New music by The New Deal, RJD2, and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. Medeski, Martin & Wood take us out with an end of the world party, (you know…. just in case).
Drummer/composer Rajiv Jayaweera talks about his album Pistils, plus tracks by Huet//Fournier//Kuhl and pianists Ran Blake & Frank Carlberg
First time plays by New Monsoon and Twiddle for me. Classic CRB and moe. and some Texas and Laurel Canyon sounds with Stu Larsen, Saint James Band, and Field Division.
Hear more from Yulia Musayelyan’s Unsaid, Kari van der Kloot’s The Architects and ITACA 4et’s Vortex. Plus music from Ricardo Grilli’s 1962.
Achilles Wheel and Cascade Crescendo help dry the sweat. Longriver and Dangermuffin slow our breathing. The Freeway Revival makes us think, and Karl Denson drives us home.
Today’s set on The Jazz Hole Live is by the Jonathan Saraga Sextet, recorded live back in February at NYC’s famous Smalls Jazz Club
Check out tracks by Pia Salvia, Peripheral Vision, Robert Lee, Jonathan Greenstein and Sebastien Ammann’s Color Wheel on today’s Jazz Hole
Acoustic sounds from moe., Dangermuffin, Buddhafly, Railroad Earth, and Marvelous Funkshun. But before we get to that, a great recent release from Pigeons Playing Ping Pong kicks the whole thing off.
Linus talks to Danish bassist and composer Anne Mette Iversen about her new album Racing A Butterfly on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole.
Tune in to The Jazz Hole this week as Linus spins tracks by Sebastien Ammann, Convergence, Yulia Musayelyan, Dayna Stephens Trio, Manteca
There is no common thread, no glue that bonds, no theme. This episode is music we need to hear right now, including Dangermuffin, Widespread Panic, Bedouin Soundclash, Karl Denson, Doug Tuttle, Seth Walker, plus more.
Have a listen to Swiss trio VEIN’s set from Museo Vincenzo Vela in Locarno, Switzerland on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live with Linus.
I play Ryan Montbleau for the first time on my episodes of Jam Session, and today I pontificate on the meaning of hearing Live music, with all the crowd noises and mic checks and improvisations, in face of all the ‘artist-alone-Live’ shows we’ve been taking in. Live tracks from ALO, Railroad Earth, CRB, plus some other studio gems.
Music from Nutria, Kari van der Kloot, Daniel Loomis, Lina Allemano and Nicholas Krolak - all on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus
It’s an eclectic show to say the least. But there is new music from Seth Walker, RJD2, The New Deal, and Upstate.
Linus interviews the Berlin-based pianist, vocalist and composer Olivia Trummer on today’s episode, plus new tracks by Nicholas Krolak.
Music from The California Honeydrops, Leon Bridges, Son Little, The Motet, Achilles Wheel and Keller Williams + so much more. It’s a kitchen dance party in Harlem.
Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole focuses on avant-garde jazz by Huet//Fournier//Kuhl, Lina Allemano & by the Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York
Two tracks by ALO; a nice long tracks by Perpetual Groove and some feel good, trippy guitar solos by Big Something, Dangermuffin, and Railroad Earth.
Time for The Jazz Hole Live with the wonderful NYC-based, African-infused jazz duo AfuriKo live in Mercedes, Uruguay and Sheffield, England.
Jam Band vanguards like CRB, SCI, Umphrey’s McGee, Gov’t Mule and music that bounces around Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and the Carolinas.
This week The Jazz Hole features Gutfleisch-Schürmann-Frey + guests, Kevin Hays & Chiara Izzi, Matty Stecks & Musical Tramps, John Stein
Longtime Toronto-based drummer and composer Nick Fraser is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole. He is part of two brand new albums.
Classic SCI. Live CRB. Funk from Asheville, North Carolina and Colorado, and the eclectic sounds of Garaj Mahal.
Linus welcomes Tavche Gravche’s Vasko Dukovski, Dan Nadel and Daniel Ori on today’s Jazz Hole & asks about their new album Sonic Pollination
Today’s live set on The Jazz Hole Live is by the NY-based Thai pianist/composer Kengchakaj and comes to us from Rockwood Music Hall
Highly esteemed saxophonist and composer Dayna Stephens is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole Linus, plus music by bassist Robert Lee
Linus talks to GRAMMY-nominated bassist & composer Peter Slavov on this episode of The Jazz Hole, plus Trummer/Noiberg & Jonathan Greenstein.
Brand new music from CATS plus some Pigeon Town, live Skerik, SPAGA, JM and MMB.
Linus presents music from several projects on today’s Jazz Hole: Leala Cyr, John Stein, Huet/Fournier/Kuhl, David Cruz’s Creators Society.
Early tracks from Broken Social Scene, The Motet and Gov’t Mule plus some classic jams from String Cheese and Papadosio. It’s an episode that hopefully helps you forget about everything for an hour.
Check out the album release show by Stephanie Urquhart Quartet (featuring Mallory Chipman), recorded live at The Yardbird Suite in Canada.
Drummer, percussionist & composer Rodrigo Bonelli talks about his new Brasil Trio +1 album, “Brooklyn Sessions”, with Linus on The Jazz Hole
On today’s episode of The Jazz Hole: Margaret Slovak, Nutria, plus three Canadian projects: Tertio, Emie R Roussel Trio and Mark Godfrey.
International jazz on today’s Jazz Hole with Linus, featuring Emie R Roussel Trio, MoonMot, Local Talent, Laszlo Gardony, Gabe Terracciano.
New music by CATS and WhiteWater Ramble leads us to Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, The Motet, Leif Erikson, Misty Mountain Sting Band, Chris Thile, Leftover Salmon and moe. It’s amazing how’s its all connected, idn’t it?
Music by the Dor Herskovits Quartet (and Quintet) recorded live at The Lilypad in Cambridge, MA on today’s The Jazz Hole Live with Linus.
New live cuts from Howlin’ Rain and Kingsley Durant. The Breakfast is on for the first time since I took over. And a phenomenal opening track by CBH.
Check out great jazz by Mark Godfrey, the Stephanie Urquhart Quartet, Dan Loomis and MoonMot on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus
New music from PPP, a nice reggae-jam that makes me wish I was in California, and some upbeat, happy, sounds from NY, NJ, MD and IL.
Carl Mayotte, Luke Norris, Laszlo Gardony and Lauren Lee are today’s inimitable artists on The Jazz Hole with Linus
New music from Kingsley Durant and SixFoxWhiskey plus a lot of attention to organ jammin’.
Tune in to today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus to hear jazz from Luke Norris, Manteca, Margaret Slovak and Gabe Terracciano!
New music from Umphrey’s McGee and we dive into the consciousness of Bonny Done, Strand of Oaks, American Babies and The Good Graces.
Enjoy a set by Triio (a sextet led by the Canadian bassist and composer Alex Fournier) on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live.
Fishes is the only NYC band on this episode of The Jazz Hole, next to Canada’s Nick Fraser, The Shuffle Demons, Sonia Johnson & Ted Quinlan.
The Jazz Hole picks up where it left off a few weeks ago: great jazz from 2019 like Michel Maurer, Jenna Marie Pinard/Jay Yoo & much more
New music from Umphrey’s McGee with some fresh sounds for 2020 Jams from American Babies, Daemon Chili, Karl Denson and Joss Jaffe.
Kicking off 2020 with new music by Platimo, Diana Panton, Kengchakaj Kengkarnka, Local Talent, Audrey Silver.