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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

The New and the newer
Sunday, October 15, 2017 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Steve Lacy/Misha Mengelberg Ruby My Dear Five Facings FMP 1996: Steve Lacy, soprano sax; Misha Mengelberg, piano
Thelonious Monk Pannonica (quartet) Les Liaisons Dangereuses Sam/Saga 1959
Kris Davis Evidence Massive Threads Thirsty Ear 2013: Kris Davis, piano
Ruth Crawford Seeger String Quartet Crawford/Hindemith/Janacek Cedille 1930: Pacifica Quartet
Charlie Haden & Jim Hall Bemsha Swing Charlie Haden & Jim Hall Impulse 1990
Ellery Eskelin We See Trio New York II Prime Source 2013: Ellery Eskelin, tenor sax; Gary Versace, Hammond B3; Gerald Cleaver, drums
Paul Motian Quintet Misterioso Misterioso Soul Note 1987
Evan Ziporyn Qi Brooklyn Rider: Spontaneous Symbols In a Circle 2017?: Brooklyn Rider
Thelonious Monk Boo Boo's Birthday Underground Columbia 1967
Vijay Iyer Trio Work Break Stuff ECM 2015
The Whammies Locomotive Play the Music of Steve Lacy Driff 2013
Barry Altschul's 3dom Factor A Tale of Monk: Ask Me Now Tales of the Unforeseen Tum 2015