Streams

Episode #2629

Spacey Country Chamber Jazz

« previous episode | next episode »

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)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Gato Libre

Nomad

In Krakow, In November [9:00]

No Man's Land #0634 www.nomansland-records.de

Bill Frisell Quartet

Quartet

The Gallows [6:30]

Nonesuch #79401 www.nonesuch.com *

Tin Hat Trio

Helium

Helium [4:30]

Angel #56935 ** www.tinhattrio.com

Gato Libre

Nomad

In Madrid, In August [9:00]

See above.

Tin Hat Trio

Helium

Helium Reprise [4:30]

See above.

Ken Field

Subterranea

Sympathetic Magic [7:30]

O.O.Discs #25. www.hear.com/o.o.

Codona

Codona 2

Que Faser, excerpt [3:00]

ECM #1177 www.ecmrecords.com

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.