The Blueprint on Jazz FM Saturday January 27th 2018

This week new music from pianist Janette Mason, the new line-up of The Bad Plus featuring Orrin Evans, French heavyweight bassist Henri Texier, drummer Chris Dave & The Drumhedz, the twin pianos of Kris Davis and Craig Taborn and more.


  • Janette Mason – I See Seven [Red Alert]
  • The Bad Plus – Hurricane Birds [Never Stop II]
  • Nicole Mitchell and Haki Madhubuti – Move Into Our Own [Liberation Narratives]
  • Chick Corea & Steve Gadd Band – Serenity [Chinese Butterfly]
  • Henri Texier – Amir [Sand Woman]
  • Matthew Read Trio – Many Roads Travelled [Anecdotes Vol.2]
  • Victor Assis Brasil – Ginger Bread Boy [Esperanto]
  • GoGo Penguin – Reactor [A Humdrum Star]
  • Andrew McCormack – Fellowship [Graviton]
  • Thiefs – Beat One [Graft (La Greffe)]
  • Chris Dave and The Drumhedz – Black Hole (Feat. Anderson Paak) [Chris Dave and The Drumhedz]
  • Yazz Ahmed – Al Emadi [La Saboteuse]
  • Ben Hauke – Yeh Yeh (featuring Nubya Garcia) [First Takes E.P]
  • Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin – Idiom (featuring Oscar Jerome) [Idiom]
  • Living Fossil – Satellite [NEVER DIE!]
  • Norman Connors – Mother Of The Future [Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller Present Jazz On The Corner]
  • Greg Cordez – Chekov’s Gun [Last Things Last]
  • Dr. Lonnie Smith – All in My Mind [All In My Mind]
  • Dave Liebman / Joe Lovano – Olé [Compassion: The Music Of John Coltrane]
  • Jane Bunnett & The Spirits of Havana – The River (El Rio) [Ritmo+Soul]
  • Kris Davis & Craig Taborn – Love In Outer Space [Octopus]
  • John Surman, Nelson Ayres, Rob Waring – On Still Waters [Invisible Threads]
  • Omar Sosa & NDR Bigband – Glu-Glu [es:sensual]

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