Playlist – 14 April 2011

Lots of new stuff on Cosmic Jazz this week. We caught up with the excellent Statement of Intent release from the Kairos 4tet, checked out Seun Kuti’s ramped up Aftobeat and explored Mathias Eick’s inspiring Skala from ECM Records.

And don’t forget to read our CJ Top Ten – personal reminiscences of our favourite jazz tracks – all now up on the Cosmic Jazz site. Comments welcome.

Jazz and more – only on Cosmic Jazz, now available via Listen Again on this site.

  1. Luis Gasca – Afro-Blue
  2. The Prime Element – In the Dawn of Time
  3. Mathias Eick – Joni
  4. Sean Hutchinson’s Still Life – Planet Telex
  5. Herbie Hancock – Nefertiti
  6. Woody Shaw (introducing Carter Jefferson) – Why
  7. Kairos 4tet – Statement of Intent
  8. Pharoah Sanders – Spiritual Blessing
  9. Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination & Brass – Hip Walk
  10. Eddie Harris – Freedom Jazz Dance
  11. Cedric Im Brooks – Song for My Father
  12. Raphael – Archangelo
  13. Seun Kuti – Mr Big Thief

And in honour of CJ favourite Herbie Hancock – birthday 12 April 1930 – here’s a live version of Chameleon from 1975. Love those analogue keyboards!



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