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Mario Pavone, Unscientific Italians, Bill Frisell, Paul Jarret and New Releases

This week we pay tribute to the late Mario Pavone, with an epic live set in which his majestic bass sound propelled the Thomas Chapin Trio into the stratosphere at the 1995 Newport Jazz Festival. The rest of the playlist revolves around modern jazz guitar, with two different ways to pay tribute to Bill Frisell, by the Unscientific Italians and Skuli Sverrisson; the revelatory new albums by Hungarian guitarist Csaba Palotai (with Steve Arguelles) and French guitarist Paul Jarret, the guitar talk of Joel Harrison and Pete McCann in tribute to Vic Juris (for Harrison’s new imprint ASG), and the solo sound-painting of Lake Michigan by Scott DuBois[ read more ]

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