Episode #3316

Keyboard Works

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program.  Listen to their recent recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount Molehill Strings, into the proceedings.  Reflective and stabby, lyrical yet rocking, there'll be generous sampling from it.

There's also a bit of music from Brad Mehldau Trio's record, "Ode," a collection songs that "are tributes to someone else...without all those pesky words."  Plus, music from Keith Jarrett's record "Radiance" and more.

PROGRAM #3315 Unconventional Songs  (First aired on 3/22/2012)                                                       







koepenik [2:54]

Ponderosa 062

Neil Cowley Trio

The Face Of Mount Molehill

 Distance by Clockwork [4:21]

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“Blue” Gene Tyranny


She Wore Red Shoes [11:27]

Unseen Worlds 07

Keith Jarrett


Tokyo October 30, 2002 Part 17 [14:12]

ECM #1960/1961 **

Brad Mehldau Trio


Days of Dilbert Delaney [9:01]

Nonesuch 529689



ulysses and the cats [3:11]

See above.

Hans Otte

Das Buch der Klänge (Book of Sounds/ Book of Hours0

Teil 11 (Part 11) [4:59]

Celestial Harmonies 12069

Andrew Cronshaw The Unbroken Surface of Snow

Caucasus Mountain Music (Special Podcast)

Watch out for more music for the duduk (a reed instrument indigenous to Armenia) than you can shake a stick at!  We'll hear from the Gurdjieff Folk Instruments Ensemble, along with music from Andrew Cronshaw's latest cross-cultural collaboration (Armenian & British), "The Unbroken Surface of Snow," at times an unlikely combination of zither and duduk.

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