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"Out There a Minute" with Micheal Akutagawa (archive)

Jazz Program
Sunday, February 3, 2013 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Gonzalo Rubalcaba Perfidia Imagine: Gonzolo Rubalcaba in the USA Blue Note
Keith Jarrett Things Ain't What They Used to Be At The Blue Note ECM Records
Keith Jarrett Straight No Chaser Bye Bye Blackbird ECM
Thelonious Monk Monk's Mood Thelonious Himself Riverside
Thelonious Monk Misteriso The London Collection: Volume II Black Lion
Giorgio Gaslini Ruby My Dear Gaslini Plays Monk Soul Note
Giorgio Gaslini 'Round About Midnight Gaslini Plays Monk Soul Note
Matthew Shipp Quartet Frere Jacques Pastoral Composure Thirsty Ear
Matthew Shipp Quartet Points Number One Points Silkheart Records Personnel: Shipp (piano, conductor); Rob Brown (alto saxophone); William Parker (bass); Whit Dickey (drums). Recorded 1/14 and 3/18, 1990. According to the liner notes, two painterly influences upon Shipp's work are Jackson Pollack for his lyricism, space, organic form and body; and Mark Rothko for his chromatic color fields and religious brightness.
Billy Strayhorn Passion Flower Lush Life: The Big Band, The Small Band, Piano Solos Red Baron
The Billy Strayhorn Project Lotus Blossom Lotus Blossom Stash
James P. Johnson Yamekraw The Original James P. Johnson 1942 - 1945 Piano Solos Smithsonian Folkways According to the liner notes, Johnson's earliest and most popular extended symphonic work.
Allen Toussaint St. James Infirmary The Bright Mississippi Nonesuch