The Blueprint on Jazz FM Saturday August 26th 2017

This week I’m joined by Ukranian harpist Alina Bzhezhinska to mark the 80th anniversary birthday of Alice Coltrane. Alina played two pieces in session alongside drummer Joel Prime and also picked out a couple of Alice Coltrane favourites.

Plus, plenty of new music on the show including 2 exclusive first-plays from the forthcoming ‘Our Point Of View’ album from The Blue Note All-Stars featuring Robert Glasper. Lionel Loueke, Marcus Strickland, Derrick Hodge, Ambrose Akinmusire and Kendrick Scott.

Playlist:

  • We Are Leif – Transition [We Are Leif]
  • Gregory Porter, Donny McCaslin, Ben Monder, Craig Taborn, Scott Colley, Mark Guiliana – Yardbird Suite (A Genius In His Youth) [The Passion Of Charlie Parker]
  • Ryan Porter – Itsy Bitsy Spider [Spangle-Lang Lane]
  • Natasha Agrama – Black Narcissus [The Heart of Infinite Change]
  • Behn Gillece – Battering Ram [Walk Of Fire]
  • LRK Trio – If You Have a Dream [If You Have a Dream]
  • Makoto Ozone THE Trio – Flores Do Lirio [Dimensions]
  • Blue Note All-Stars – Meanings [Our Point Of View]
  • Holophonor – Zirma [Light Magnet]
  • Glowrogues – Dance the Story [Live at Jazz Plus Presents]
  • Will Butterworth Quartet – ….And Like A Shadow She Sailed Through The Grove [The Nightingale and the Rose]
  • Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble – Blue Train [The Spirit Of Trane]
  • Gato Barbieri – Adios [Ruby, Ruby]
  • Ulysses Owens Jr. – Farewell To Dogma (ft. Vuyo Sotashe) [Falling Forward]
  • Ryan Porter – Little Boy Blue (ft. Patrice Quinn) [Spangle-Lang Lane]
  • Courtney Pine – Rules (ft. Omar) [Black Notes From The Deep]
  • Cyrus Chestnut – Nardis [There’s A Sweet, Sweet Spirit]
  • McCoy Tyner – Message from the Nile [Extensions]
  • Alice Coltrane – Los Caballos [Eternity]
  • Alina Bzhezhinska & Joel Prime – Wisdom Eye (Jazz FM Live Session)
  • Alina Bzhezhinska & Joel Prime – Annoying Semi Tones (Jazz FM Live Session)
  • Alice Coltrane – Paramahansa Lake [Huntington Ashram Monastery]
  • John Abercrombie Quartet – Wise One [Within A Song]
  • Keyon Harrold – MB Lament [The Mugician]
  • Blue Note All-Stars – Message Of Hope [Our Point Of View]

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