Episode #2991

Big Bands, New Sounds-Style

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

We’re all about music for big bands on this New Sounds, and that’s certainly not the 1930’s swing bands.  Listen for elements of rock, classical, and minimalism to crop up in music from Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society.  We’ll also hear one or two arrangements of Bjork tunes by Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra.  Plus, there’s also a long-form suite of music from John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble, along with music from the Industrial Jazz Group as well.

PROGRAM #2991, Big Bands, New Sounds-Style (First aired on Thurs. 10-15-09)





John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble

Eternal Interlude

Eternal Interlude, excerpt [1:30]

Sunnyside 1220

Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society

Infernal Machines

Habeas Corpus for Maher Arar [10:59]

New Amsterdam NWAM017

Travis Sullivan's Bjorkestra


Hunter [6:17]

Koch Records 4432 OR download from

Industrial Jazz Group

The Star Chamber

Schwarzkopf Takes the C for Flagstad [8:18]

Innova 615

Travis Sullivan's Bjorkestra


Cocoon [8:00]

See above.

John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble

Eternal Interlude

Eternal Interlude [19:21]

See above.

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