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Sam Rivers Centennial + New John Zorn Works

For this week’s show, we celebrate the centennial of the birth of composer and multi-instrumentalist Sam Rivers; along the way we’ll here a short vocal set and some recent releases from John Zorn. Playlist Thelonious Monk “Esistrophy (Theme)” from Live at the It Club–Complete (Columbia) 01:50 Helen Merrill, Clifford Brown “Hush Now Don’t Explain” from Hellen Merrill (Jazz Images) 02:30 Mal Waldron “Hush Now Don’t Explain” from Mal 2 (Orignnal Jazz Classics) 05:13 Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra “Solitude” from Ain’t Nobody’s Business If I Do (Columbia) 14:39 Grachan Moncur III “Air Raid” from Evolution (Blue Note) 18:49 Tony Williams “Tomorrow Afternoon” from Life Time (Blue Note) 28:08 Miles Davis “So What” from Heard ‘Round the World (Columbia) 33:43 Thad Jones, Mel Lewis “Ahunk Ahunk” from Consummation (Blue Note) 42:46 Gard Nilssen Supersonic Orchestra “Boogie Stop Tøffel” from Family (We Jazz Records) 50:41 Sam Rivers and The Rivbea Orchestra “Crux” from Mosaic Select: Trilogy (Mosaic Select) 58:40 Sam Rivers “Fuchsia Swing Song” from Fuchsia Swing Song (Blue Note) 1:07:53 Sam Rivers “Pean” from Dimensions and Extensions (Blue Note) 1:13:19 Sam Rivers “Surge” from Waves (Tomato) 1:20:19 Sam Rivers Trio “Beatrice” from Caldera (NoBusiness Records) 1:25:32 Charlie Parker “Dark Shadows” from Carvin’ The Bird (Bird’s Nest) 1:32:02 Capitol International Jazzmen “If I Could Be with You” from Capitol Jazz Classics Vol… [ read more ]

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