The Blueprint on Jazz FM Saturday October 14th 2017

This week saxophonist Julian Costello joined me to talk about his new album ‘Transitions.’ He was joined by guitarist Maciek Pysz in duo playing a couple of the tunes from the album live is session. There’s new music from the all new Collective X, the band Ruby Rushton, pianist and vocalist Joy Ellis and Mauritian pianist Jerry Léonide and avant garde titan Wadada Leo Smith.


  • Mausiki Scales – One 2Gether [Drums and Shadows]
  • The Vampires – Torta Salata [The Vampires meet Lionel Loueke]
  • Collective X – Take A Moment [Love and Protest]
  • Ruby Rushton – Tisbury Truckin [Trudi’s Songbook Vol.2]
  • Cory Weeds – Getaway [Let’s Groove:  The Music of Earth, Wind and Fire]
  • Teotima – Counting The Ways [Counting The Ways]
  • Eliane Correa & En El Aire Project – Before We All Grew Up
  • Ezra Collective – The Philosopher [Juan Pablo: The Philosopher]
  • Joy Ellis – When The Snows Fall [Life On Land]
  • Jerry Léonide – Soweto Children (ft. Lionel Loueke) [Source Of The Ocean]
  • Aki Rissanen – Hubble Bubble [Another North]
  • Issie Barratt – Brayards Road [Astral Pleasures]
  • Anouar Brahem – Opening Day [Blue Maqams]
  • Mikele Montolli Trio – Comet [Satellite House]
  • Sun Ra & His Arkestra – Ancient Aiethopia [Jazz In Silhouette]
  • Julian Costello Quartet – Walking Through The Jungle [Transitions]
  • Julian Costello & Maciek Pysz – Mirage (Jazz FM Live Session)
  • Julian Costello & Maciek Pysz – Earworm (Jazz FM Live Session)
  • Julian Costello Quartet – Ducks [Transitions]
  • Inwardness – One Hour Later [Inwardness]
  • Nicole Mitchell and Haki Madhubuti – Move Into Our Own [Liberation Narratives]
  • Wadada Leo Smith – Ohnedaruth John Coltrane: The Master of Kosmic Music and His Spirituality in a Love Supreme [Najwa]
  • Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Gerrymandering Game [The Emancipation Procrastination]

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