Episode #2629

Spacey Country Chamber Jazz

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Tuesday, January 16, 2007

For this New Sounds, wander though European cities with the acoustic chamber jazz quartet Gato Libre from their latest effort, "Nomad." This band of Japanese musicians plays acoustic folk, using trumpet, guitar, bass, and accordion, doing tunes that mix up flamenco with Old World waltz, music that stirs up reggae with a touch of blues or a reel from a Scottish pub. Also, listen to country-swing folk jazz from the Tin Hat Trio (now operating as a quintet, and just Tin Hat) from their "Helium" release. Plus, there's the spacey countrified jazz from Bill Frisell's Quartet, and more.

PROGRAM # 2629, "Chamber Jazz" (First aired on 1/16/07)





Gato Libre


In Krakow, In November [9:00]

No Man's Land #0634

Bill Frisell Quartet


The Gallows [6:30]

Nonesuch #79401 *

Tin Hat Trio


Helium [4:30]

Angel #56935 **

Gato Libre


In Madrid, In August [9:00]

See above.

Tin Hat Trio


Helium Reprise [4:30]

See above.

Ken Field


Sympathetic Magic [7:30]

O.O.Discs #25.


Codona 2

Que Faser, excerpt [3:00]

ECM #1177

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