Thursday Jazz Shift

This summer, on Thursdays at 9am, I do a two-hour jazz shift on WREK Atlanta. Here’s last week’s playlist (wow, time passed quickly! I missed this week’s shift) with a few annotations and links to the bands.

Matana Roberts, off Coin Coin Chapter 1: Les Gens de Couler Libres, “Libation for Mr. Brown: Bid em in…” (holy shit this record is good)

Rent Romus’ Lords of Outland, off Thee Unhip, “Get Hit”

Antonio Carlos Jobim, off Tide, “Tema Jazz – Master Take In Full” (by request)

Charles Lloyd Quartet, off Mirror, “Monk’s Mood”

Matthew Shipp and Sabir Mateen, off SAMA, “SAMA Seven”

John Carter and Bobby Bradford, off Tandem, “And She Speaks”

Ornette Coleman, off Broken Shadows, “Happy House” (by request)

Don Cherry, off Where Is Brookyln?, “Awake Nu” (because of the Ornette Coleman)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, off That’s It!, “Come With Me”

Art Bailey Trio, off Quiet as a Bone, “O My Swineherd”

Hugh Ragin, off Revelation, “Next Time”

Andrea Buffa, off 30 Years Island, “Transizione (Scilla e Cariddi)”

Ivo Perelman / Gerry Hemingway, off The Apple in the Dark, “Lispector”

The Microscopic Septet, off Friday the 13th: The Micros Play Monk, “Epistrophy”

Charles Mingus, off Mingus Ah Um, “Boogie Stop Shuffle”

Go-Go Fightmaster, off Sound 1, “Sound One” (a blast of noise — one of three — that I inserted between each song in my penultimate set)

Damian Nisenson Trio + 3, off En Concert, “Chanson De Q”

Go-Go Fightmaster, off Sound 1, “Sound Two” (a blast of noise — one of three — that I inserted between each song in my penultimate set)

Henry Threadgill Zooid, off This Brings Us To Volume 1, “Mirror mirror the verb”

Go-Go Fightmaster, off Sound 1, “Sound Three” (a blast of noise — one of three — that I inserted between each song in my penultimate set)

Weasel Walter, Mary Halvorson, Peter Evans, off Mechanical Malfunction, “Organ Grinder”

Rent Romus’ Life’s Blood, off Truth Teller, “Infinitism” (I swear there are direct quotes from this song in the song after it)

Snap, off Boggy Creek Bop, “Wolftone” (I swear there are direct quotes from this song in the song before it)

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