Playlist – 17 February 2011

We pushed the boundaries in all directions this week on Cosmic Jazz.  Music from Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Joni Mitchell, Mark Murphy, Wadada Leo Smith and so much more.  Pure earfood for the discerning listener.

  1. Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – Exercising (Horsepower remix)
  2. Finn Peters – Sleep Music 1
  3. Mark Murphy – The Interview
  4. Sergio Mendes and Bossa Rio – Primitivo
  5. Joni Mitchell – Coyote
  6. Sun Ra Arkestra – Mayan Temples
  7. Phronesis – Happy Notes
  8. Enrico Pieranunzi – Ev’rything I Love
  9. Elis Regina – Roda
  10. Pharoah Sanders – Ole
  11. Zimbo Trio – Zimbo Samba
  12. Mother Earth – Look to the Light
  13. Marcus Miller – Rush Over
  14. Wadada Leo Smith – Rosa Parks

And how about this – your chance to win a signed white label copy of Cusp, the new album from Robert Mitchell’s Panacea group.  Listen out for the question on tonight’s show for your chance to win!

Videoclip this week is from the Zimbo Trio – great Brazilian jazz over a 40 album history.  We featured the classic Zimbo Samba this week on the show – check out the Bossa Nova Soul Jazz compilation.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZGdm8VRFqQ

The final lineup for this year’s Cheltenham Jazz Festival has just been announced.  It looks sensational – get the full brochure here – and start booking!

Finally – for adventurous ears, try this.  Gil Scott Heron’s collaboration with Jamie Smith of the XX is not jazz – but it is brilliant.

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