Alfred Turner appears in the following:
Friday, January 13, 2012
Pianist and composer Matthew Shipp has an intricate and heady approach to his music, with avant-garde impulses that have led him to experiment with free jazz styles, tape loops and even turntable artists. Here, Shipp settles into one of his favorite environs, the duo format, as he and McPartland explore the outer reaches on "Naima" and Shipp's own "Gamma Ray."
Friday, January 06, 2012
The Hot Club of Detroit is a jazz quintet that takes its inspiration from the legendary Gypsy-jazz juggernaut the Quintette du Hot Club de France. Guitarist Evan Perry follows in the footsteps of Hot Club originator Django Reinhardt, and he leads his Motor City incarnation of the group in two Reinhardt classics, "Coquette" and "Nuages."
Friday, December 02, 2011
Piano Jazz remembers alto saxophonist Bud Shank, a West Coast jazz institution with a cool swinging sound that was instantly recognizable among jazz enthusiasts. Shank joined McPartland in 2006 and brought along bassist Martin Wind and drummer Tim Horner to perform "Lover Man" and "My Romance."