Friday, September 9th, 2005 ... 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ... KZSU, 90.1 FM
Truncated show due to Stanford Volleyball.
One of my biggest radio regrets is that I was on the air at 9:09 p.m.
on 9/9/99 .... and it didn't even occur to me to play "Revolution 9."
Some small atonement here, then.
ARTIST -- "TRACK TITLE" -- ALBUM TITLE (LABEL, YEAR)
* Terence Blanchard -- "Harvesting Dance" -- The Flow (Blue Note, 2005)
Actually this was the track Geoff G. used to end his "beat.net"
show at 3:00, but I think it's cool, so I let the final 5 minutes
play out. Blue Note has been getting either innovative or desperate,
depending on POV, with adding unusual production and pop gimmicks to their
albums -- this one including various guitar styles such as a psych-rock
mini-jam on this track. I've seen reviews saying this album is
overproduced by Herbie Hancock, and there's some truth to that, but I
still enjoyed it overall -- the moods and sounds are refreshing,
particularly the occasional mix of acoustic guitar and trumpet.
* Greg Burk Trio -- "Look to the Neutrino" -- Nothing, Knowing (482 Music, 2005)
Quirky piano-trio piece with a 5/4 theme. Burk presents some
nice stuff on this CD, very ECM-like -- maybe more aggressive than that --with lots of
room for improvisatory group interaction.
* Lotz of Music featuring Mark Alban Lotz -- "Pow Pow" -- Pendant La Nuit Loplop, 2005)
* Big Neighborhood -- "Layered Effect" -- Neighbors (Origin, 2005)
* Frank Wright -- "The Earth" -- The Complete ESP-Disk Recordings (ESP-Disk, 2005; recorded 1965)
* Brad Dutz and John Holmes -- "Indiana" -- My Bongo (pfMentum, 2005)
CD of percussion duets. Nice stuff -- several tracks feature
compositions on marimbas, xylophones, etc. This one's more of a
! The Beatles -- "Revolution 9" -- The Beatles [The White Album] (Apple, 1968)
And yes, we do have this on vinyl, on the honest-to-goodness
* Vijay Iyer -- "Phalanx" -- Reimagining (Savoy Jazz, 2005)
* = Item in KZSU rotation
! = Pop anomaly
? = Item not in KZSU library
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-- Bay Area free/improv music calendar: http://www.bayimproviser.com.