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