New music this week from Grant Green via Japanese DJ Muro and Wajeed (from Detroit’s Platinum Pied Pipers) together with reissues from Gary Burton & Chick Corea and Ghana’s City Boys Band. We also played tracks from albums that could well feature in our best of 2009 roundup – Robert Glasper’s Double Booked and Andy Sheppard’s Movements in Colour.
- Louis Armstrong (feat. Leon Thomas) – The Creator has a Master Plan
- Mario Biondi – No Mercy for Me
- The Liberation Music Orchestra – Not in Our Name
- Alberto Favero – Primo Movimiento
- Joe Henderson – Round Midnight
- Grant Green – Let The Music Take Your Mind (Live At Inside Out studio mix by Muro)
- Aaron Parks – Nemesis
- Eric Dolphy – Moods in Free Time
- Robert Glasper Trio – Yes, I’m Country (And That’s OK)
- Andy Sheppard – We Shall Not Go To Market Today
- City Boys Band – Nya Asem Hwe
- Jorge Ben – Oba La Vem Ela
- Waajeed – Jeedo Suave
- Gary Burton & Chick Corea – Bud Powell
Our Youtube clip this week comes from pianist Robert Glasper. It’s a short film from last year in which the pianist talks about his background intercut with his performance at Cargo in London.