[Music] Yo Miles!: Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith – Upriver

To get an idea of just how stellar this collaboration is, simply take a look at who signed on to collaborate with American avant-jazz legends Wadada Leo Smith and Henry Kaiser: Michael Manring – bass Steve Smith – drums Chris Muir – electric guitar Tom Coster – keyboards Karl Perazzo – percussion Greg Osby – […]

[Music] Frode Gjerstad Trio – Steam in the Casa

Frode Gjerstad is the elder statesman of Norwegian free jazz.  This particular release pairs him with drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love and bassist Jon Rune Strøm, and it comes from a session recorded in 2015.  He’s still got it.

[Music] How Salah Ragab Became an Undisputed Icon in Egyptian Jazz

There was no more important person in the realm of Egyptian jazz than drummer, bandleader and one-time collaborator with the legendary Sun Ra, Salah Ragab. Bandcamp Daily features the artist here.

[Music] Funked Up East #28 – The Evolution of Czecho-Slovakian Jazz

A magnificent podcast out of Estonia, this current session by Funked Up East features smooth, sultry Czech and Slovak Jazz. Track List: Czechoslovak Radio Jazz Orchestra – Passacaglia Karel Velebný – Ztráta Nalezeného Syna SHQ – Epitaph for George Dillon Jiøí Mráz – Danyáda Karel Krautgartner – 31° ve stínu Rudolf Dasek – Rambles Václav […]