The Blueprint on Jazz FM Saturday July 15th 2017

This week new music from saxophonist Alex Han, produced by Marcus Miller, British pianist Robert Mitchell, Danish outfit Elektrojazz, Yisrael Trio from NOLA, French bassist Henri Texier live, trumpeter Farnell Newton and some lovely new spiritual jazz emerging from the London scene from Wildflower and in New York from Brooklyn Raga Massive. I was also joined by British vibes supremo Roger Beaujolais to chat about his new release ‘Sunset’.


  • Alex Han – The Spectre [Spirit]
  • Robert Mitchell – You Have Taken Now (And Made It Eternal) [A Vigil for Justice, A Vigil for Peace]
  • Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Uncrown Her [Diaspora]
  • Elektrojazz – Shine (Featuring Michael Stephenson) [New York Tribute]
  • Andrew McCormack – Kalamata [Graviton]
  • EvenSanne – Still [What If]
  • Richard Spaven – Greeting To Saud (Brother McCoy Tyner) (feat Kris Bowers) [The Self]
  • Yisrael Trio – Celestial [Celestial]
  • Nicole Johänntgen – Nola [Henry]
  • Arthur Blythe – Lenox Avenue Breakdown [Basic Blythe]
  • Ahmad Jamal – Pots en verre [Marseille]
  • Henri Texier – Barth’s Groove (Live At La Maison De La Culture d’Amiens) [Mucho Calor (Live at la Maison de la Culture d’Amiens)]
  • Farnell Newton – Arietas [Back To Earth]
  • Volker Goetze Quintet – Ding Ding Borlaba [Bridges]
  • All Angles Orchestra – Vermilion Skies [New Angle]
  • Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra – Blue Nile [Journey in Satchidananda / Blue Nile]
  • WildFlower – Where the Earth Meets the Sky [Wildflower]
  • Brooklyn Raga Massive – Africa [Coltrane Raga Tribute]
  • Roger Beaujolais Quartet – Benign Tonight [Sunset]
  • Roger Beaujolais Quartet – Little B’s Poem [Sunset]
  • Roger Beaujolais Quartet – Round The Houses [Sunset]
  • Sibusile Xaba – Bearer of Seed [Unlearning]
  • Charles Lloyd New Quartet – How Can I Tell You [Passin’ Through]
  • Alice Coltrane – Turiya And Ramakrishna [Ptah, The El Daoud]


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