Judging by the quality of the music and the fact that this is Ed Palermo’s third full-length album dedicated to Frank Zappa’s avant-big-band interpretations, I think that the album title is apropos. Eddy does indeed loves Frank! From his Bandcamp site: Ed and his amazing 16 piece band (+ guests) return with his third […]
Maurice Louca is a 36-year-old composer and guitarist/pianist from Cairo, Egypt. This work, a co-release by the labels Northern Spy and Sub Rosa Records is his masterpiece; a composition sitting on the apex of psychedelic progressive rock, modern classical, jazz and shaabi music. Really swinging listening. From his Bandcamp website: On Elephantine, his new Northern […]
I defer to weird music historian Irwin Chusid’s notes on this rather magnificent Sun Ra-related release: This is not a Sun Ra album, nor does it sound like a Sun Ra album—but Sun Ra and various members of his Arkestra are on it. This 1966 budget-label project was an attempt by producer Tom Wilson (1931–1978) […]
Duško Gojković made his name in the former Yugoslavia. He collaborates here with the Sarajevo Big Band out of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Pianist Carla Bley continues to make gorgeous music. We lost Charlie Haden not too long ago. The album, bearing the same name, was named the Best Album in Down Beat Magazine’s Critic’s Poll.
From progressive rock to atmospheric prog-metal to minimal techno, Finns place a creative spin on everything. Thanks to the Dallape30 channel on Youtube, I get to sample everything from big-band to tango from Finland during the 30s and 40s. Here is Tuure Ara (in Finnish, sorry) and the Dallapé-Orkesteri from a track done in 1942.
https://www.mixcloud.com/widget/iframe/?feed=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mixcloud.com%2Frutwo%2Fa-miscellany-of-tasteful-music-december-29-2014%2F&embed_uuid=1e594da7-e825-4dc7-ad9b-a8fcaae6ddb8&replace=0&hide_cover=1&embed_type=widget_standard&hide_tracklist=1 A Miscellany of Tasteful Music – December 29, 2014 by Rudy Carrera on Mixcloud It’s been awhile, but here’s the final podcast of the year! The track listing is as follows: 1. Peter Fox – Alles Neu 2. Hilarion Nguema – Gabon Pays De Joie 3. The Chambers Brothers – Time Has Come Today […]