FREE THE JAZZ

For one hour each week, ma1co1m traverses the realms of jazz with this eclectic blend, embracing tunes both old and new with a mix guaranteed to break you out of the square cage of everyday existence and transport you, the finger-snapping, reefer-smoking bohemian listener, to a crazy world of rhythm beyond your wildest imaginings. Free The Jazz and your mind will follow…

Latest

Free The Jazz #104 [for Alan Bishop]

21.12.2019

Welcome back to FTJ [phase 2?]. It’s been a while.

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1 - Jaimie Branch - Prayer For Amerikkka Pt. 1 & 2 (from “Fly Or Die II: Bird Dogs Of Paradise”, 2019 International Anthem)

2 - Kjetil Møster / Jeff Parker / Joshua Abrams / John Herndon - Anicca (edit) (from “Ran Do”, 2017 Clean Feed)

3 - Irreversible Entanglements - Homeless​/​Global (edit) (from “Homeless​/​Global”, 2019 International Anthem)

4 - ‎أحمد [Amed] - Farah ‘Alaiyna (Joy Upon Us) (edit) (from “Super Majnoon (East Meets West)”, 2019 Otoroku)

5 - Kuzu - Spilled Out (edit) (from “Lift To Drag”, 2019 Medium Sound)

As previously, new mixes debut over at 8K, before finding their way to the FTJ page at mixcloud, or simply click play down below. And as always, play it freakin’ loud!

Free The Jazz #103 [for Paul Watson]

06.07.2019

*** It’s been fun putting together these mixes over the last three years, hopefully finding some appreciative ears occasionally. But I’ve decided it’s time to move on. This will be the final regularly scheduled Free The Jazz mix. Thanks for listening folks! ***

1 - Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia (from “A Night In Tunisia”, 1961 Blue Note)

2 - Ethnic Heritage Ensemble - Black Is Back (from “Be Known: Ancient / Future / Music”, 2019 Spiritmuse)

3 - Trespass Trio - Sounds & Ruins (Take 3) (from “The Spirit Of Pitești”, 2017 Clean Feed)

4 - The Joachim Kühn Group - Message From Upstairs (from “Bold Music”, 1969 MPS)

5 - Joe Henderson / Alice Coltrane - Earth (from “The Elements”, 1974 Milestone)

6 - Baczkowski / Lopez / Corsano - Steel Wind (edit) (from “Old Smoke”, 2019 Relative Pitch)

7 - Torbjörn Zetterberg / Per ‘Texas’ Johansson / Konrad Agnas - Oraklet I Finnåker (from “Orakel”, 2019 Moserobie)

8 - DKV Trio & Joe McPhee - IMPRESSIONS OF KNOX: Variations On A Theme By Joe McPhee (from “The Fire Each Time”, 2019 Not Two)

Free The Jazz #102 [for Reid Miles]

22.06.2019

1 - Tripleplay - Framinghammer (from “Gambit”, 2004 Clean Feed)

2 - Torbjörn Zetterberg - Slutet Och Delar Av Sanningen (from “Krissvit”, 2005 Moserobie)

3 - Archie Shepp - Invocation To Mr. Parker (from “Attica Blues”, 1972 Impulse!)

4 - Pedro Sousa / Hernani Faustino - Flagstaff (from “Falaise”, 2012 Dromos)

5 - John Coltrane - Sun Ship (from “Sun Ship”, 1971 Impulse!)

6 - Scheen Jazzorkester & Thomas Johansson - Conversations + Fanfare My Dear? (from “As We See It…”, 2019 Clean Feed)

7 - Joe Henderson - El Barrio (from “Inner Urge”, 1965 Blue Note)

8 - The OGJB Quartet - GS #2 (from “Bamako”, 2019 TUM)

9 - Albert Beger Quartet - The Gate (from “The Gate”, 2019 NoBusiness)


Hear it first on 8K Sundays 11amNZT (Saturdays 11pmGMT)