For the latest updates on the storm and your commute, check out our transit tracker

Episode #3271

Alleged Jazz

« previous episode | next episode »

Friday, November 18, 2011

Jazz saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa Jazz saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa (Ethan Levitas)

Saxophone player Rudresh Mahanthappa, on his latest, "Samdhi," merges electronica, Carnatic (south Indian) music, funk and jazz grooves.  We'll hear some of Mahanthappa's tunes from the record, along with other purveyors of this kind of "alleged" jazz, which incorporates digital processing, hiphop beats, or electronica.  There's music from guitarist Rez Abbasi and pianist Matthew Shipp, and many others.

PROGRAM # 3271,  Alleged Jazz  (First aired on 11/18/2011)                                                     





Rudresh Mahanthappa


Convergence, excerpt [2:00]

PI recordings Pi 28

Matthew Shipp

Sorcerer Sessions

Mist [5:48]

Thirsty Ear  57141

Matthew Shipp

Harmony and Abyss

blood 2 the brain [6:07]

Thirsty Ear 57152

Robert Glasper


Open  Mind [8:34]

Blue Note / EMI 6942442

Either/Orchestra, w/Bahta Gebre Heywet

Live in Addis Ethiopiques vol. 20

Antchim endelela [7:27]

Buda Musique 860121

Rudresh Mahanthappa


For All the Ladies [7:36]

ACT 9513

Rez Abbasi's Invocation

Suno Suno

Overseas [9:57]

Enja Records


Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.