The Blueprint on Jazz FM Saturday September 2nd 2017

Some lovely new music this week from Arturo O’Farrill and Chucho Valdes paying tribute to their fathers and involving playing from their sons! Also two new releases on ECM from Vijay Iyer and Gary Peacock and a huge workout of Wayne Shorter’s ‘Witch Hunt’ from the forthcoming album from The Blue Note All-Stars featuring Robert Glasper, Marcus Strickland, Ambrose Akinmusire, Lionel Loueke, Derrick Hodge and Kendrick Scott. It’s a beast!


  • Arturo O’Farrill & Chucho Valdés – Con Poco Coco [Familia: Tribute To Bebo & Chico]
  • Mike Downes – Momentum [Root Structure]
  • Samuel Eagles’ Spirit – Ask, Seek, Knock [Ask, Seek, Knock]
  • Harriet Tubman – Blacktal Fractal [Araminta]
  • Juan Pablo Arredondo Trio – Dam Dam [PIV MIDI TOXI]
  • Vijay Iyer Sextet – Nope [Far From Over]
  • Josh Nelson – Lost Souls Of Saturn [The Sky Remains]
  • Lucas Pino No Net Nonet – Pick ‘Em Up, Turn the Lights Out [The Answer Is No]
  • Gary Peacock Trio – Rumblin’ [Tangents]
  • Mark Soskin – We Kiss In A Shadow [Hearts and Minds]
  • Doug Beavers – Montara Eleguá (feat. Pedrito Martinez) [Art of the Arrangement]
  • Dayramir Gonzalez – Iyesa Con Miel [The Grand Concourse]
  • John Beasley – Light Blue [MONK’estra Vol. 2]
  • Gilad Atzmon And The Orient House Ensemble – Naima [The Spirit Of Trane]
  • Natasha Agrama – Goodbye Porkpie Hat [The Heart of Infinite Change]
  • Robert Mitchell – The Manifesto [A Vigil For Justice, A Vigil For Peace]
  • Ulysses Owens Jr. – Cocoa Butter [Falling Forward]
  • Barry Miles & Silverlight – Los Viajeros (The Travellers) [Barry Miles & Silverlight]
  • Jazzmeia Horn – People Make The World Go Round [A Social Call]
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant – I Didn’t Know What Time It Was [Dreams And Daggers]
  • Malija – Mila [Instinct]
  • Blue Note All-Stars – Witch Hunt [Our Point Of View]
  • Rez Abbasi – Thin-King [Unfiltered Universe]
  • Vein – Movement de Menuet [Vein plays Ravel]
  • Marco Marconi – Vamos Azucar [Trialogue]
  • Binker and Moses – Valley Of The Ultra Blacks [Journey To The Mountain of Forever]

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