World of Jazz – 20th September 2012

This time around the show (which can be streamed here) features:

1 Bonobo Ghost Ship Black Sands Remixed
2 Electric Masada Kisofim 50th Birthday Celebration Vol 4
3 Monk Higgins Watermelon Man Extra Soul Perception
4 Robert Glasper Trio Maiden Voyage Mood
5 Herbie Hancock Just Around The Corner Mr Hands
6 Ronnie Foster Funky Motion Cheshire Cat
7 Soft Machine One Over The Eight Softs
8 John Zorn Prelude 2 – The Book of Pleasure The Gnostic Preludes
9 Roy Ayers Ubiquity Moving Grooving Vibrations
10 Roy Ayers Ubiquity Baby I Need Your Love Vibrations

World of Jazz 2nd August 2012 – Focus on Esperenza Spaulding

On this show I’m looking at the four albums released to date by bass prodigy, vocalist, writer and producer Esperenza Spaulding. In between Miles does Jacko, Iverson reinvents a standard, Laws goes cool, Metheny debuts with Pastorius in tow, and we finish off with some funky sounds from Ayers…..listen here

1 Miles Davis Human Nature You’re Under Arrest
2 Esperanza Spaulding The Peacocks Junjo
3 Ethan Iverson Im Getting Sentimental Over You Deconstruction Zone (Standards)
4 Esperanza Spaulding If That’s True Esperanza
5 Ronnie Laws Night Breeze Fever
6 Esperanza Spaulding Wild Is The Wind Chamber Music Society
7 Pat Metheny Bright Size Life Bright Size Life
8 Esperanza Spaulding Radio Song Radio Music Society
9 Roy Ayers Ubiquity He’s Coming He’s Coming

World of Jazz Radio Show – 3rd May 2012

Old and new with more vocals than usual – listen here

1 George Braith Nut City Extension
2 Andrew Hill Plantation Rag Passing Ships
3 Harold Land Angel Dance The Peacemaker
4 Abbey Lincoln Blue Monk Straight Ahead
5 Charlie Parker Sippin’ At Bells Complete Savoy and Dial Sessions
6 Dexter Gordon Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool Getting’ Around
7 Roy Ayers Mine Royd Virgo Vibes
8 Massimo Biolcalti Winterhouse Persona
9 Hank Jones Love Come Take Me Again Here’s Love
10 Gregory Porter Painted Canvas Be Good
11 Billie Holiday Strange Fruit with Tony Scott Orchestra