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Week of 09/17/17

The Jazz Hole with Linus presents more from NYC-based saxophonist Tim Armacost’s new album Time Being today, as well as a track from the New York Standards Quartet. Other exciting new music today includes selections from highly acclaimed pianist and composer Satoko Fujii’s new album Aspiration featuring Wadada Leo Smith, Natsuki Tamura and and Ikue Mori. Plus more tracks from the Swiss trio VEIN including one featuring one of Europe’s top saxophonists Andy Sheppard, all from their brand...

Duration: 00:56:56

Week of 09/10/17

NYC-based saxophonist Tim Armacost talks about his new album Time Being on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. On the exciting album, Tim Armacost joins forces with Robert Hurst, Jeff “Tain” Watts and special guest David Kikoski. Other brand new music today includes the Swiss trio VEIN (Michael Arbenz, Thomas Lähns and Florian Arbenz) and a track from their album VEIN plays RAVEL, as well as the internationally-acclaimed pianist and composer Fred Hersch with two tracks from his...

Duration: 01:00:43

Week of 09/03/17

Interview guest Alma Micic talks about her brand new album That Old Feeling on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. Alma Micic is a NYC-based, Serbian-born vocalist and composer and this is her fourth album as a bandleader. In addition, enjoy a couple of tracks from Breathe, the brand new album by the Steve Langone Trio, and music by multi-instrumentalist Morgan Guerin and by The Pete Malinverni Trio with guest vocalist Karrin Allyson. Morgan Guerin - Sharynwood Drive Album: The...

Duration: 00:54:55

Week of 08/27/17

This late August episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus features more music from saxophonist Uri Gurvich’s album KINSHIP, all new tracks from the Marco Santilli CheRoba album L’Occhio della betulla, tunes by pianist Olivia Trummer and vibraphonist Jean-Lou Treboux, music from saxophonist Marcus Monteiro’s brand new Whaling City Sound album Another Part of Me and more from Chasing The Unicorn, the latest album by saxophonist Roxy Coss. Marco Santilli CheRoba - “When Hermann Meets Hari” & “Come...

Duration: 01:01:45

Week of 08/20/17

Music from three brand new albums by three different saxophonists and composers on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. NYC-based Israeli saxophonist Uri Gurvich just came out with his third album KINSHIP, NYC-based saxophonist Paul Jones released his second album Clean and New England-based saxophonist and trumpeter Miles Donahue recently came out with The Bug on Whaling City Sound. Other artists today are guitarist and vocalist Camila Meza and drummer Dafnis Prieto. Uri Gurvich -...

Duration: 01:01:07

Week of 08/13/17

Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus features interview guest Paul Meyers. The internationally-renowned guitarist and composer talks about his music, his influences and much more. Enjoy some tracks from his albums Welcome Home - Music for Solo Guitar and Paul Meyers Quartet featuring Frank Wess (with Special Guest Andy Bey). Other tunes today come from Miles Donahue’s brand new Whaling City Sound album The Bug, featuring Mike Stern, Jerry Bergonzi, Ralph Peterson and others. Miles...

Duration: 01:02:33

Week of 08/06/17

NYC-based Canadian pianist, keyboardist and composer Jamie Reynolds is today’s interview guest on The Jazz Hole with Linus. He talks about his brand new album Grey Mirror (Fresh Sound New Talent Records), which features guitarist Matthew Stevens, bassist Orlando LeFleming and drummer Eric Doob, as well as the brass quartet The Westerlies (Andy Clausen, Willem de Koch, Zubin Hensler and Riley Mulherkar). Enjoy some of the tracks from Jamie Reynolds’ new album, plus music by Justin Mullens...

Duration: 01:01:48

Week of 07/30/17

Check out The Jazz Hole with Linus today with more music by Sheryl Bailey and Harvie S from their new Plucky Strum album Departure and with more music from the latest The Brian Dickinson Quintet album The Rhythm Method. Other artists include the Serbian-born NYC-based singer Alma Micic, the New England-based saxophonist Greg Abate with the Tim Ray Trio and the NYC band Light Blue Movers featuring Stephanie McKay. Plucky Strum (Sheryl Bailey & Harvie S) - What She Said Album: Departure...

Duration: 00:59:54

Week of 07/23/17

Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus includes more music by the 92-year-old vibraphone legend Terry Gibbs, whose new album 92 Years Young - Jammin' At The Gibbs House recently came out on the Whaling City Sound label. Other artists today include Monika Herzig, Katerina Polemi, Nick Russo + 11, the Francesco Marcocci QuintetDado Moroni and Claude Diallo & Linus Wyrsch. Monika Herzig - The Whole World In Her Hands Album: The Whole World In Her Hands Monika Herzig (p), Leni Stern (g),...

Duration: 01:01:28

Week of 07/16/17

Music from two brand new albums on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. On the one hand that’s Departure, the new album by Plucky Strum, a duo consisting of guitarist Sheryl Bailey and bassist Harvie S; and on the other hand that’s 92 Years Young: Jammin' At The Gibbs House by the 92-year-old vibraphonist legend Terry Gibbs. Both of these albums came out on the Whaling City Sound label. Other music today comes from the following artists and bands: SONGEVITY (Rob Duguay, Justin...

Duration: 01:04:24

Week of 07/09/17

Pianist, composer and educator Pete Malinverni talks about his new album Heaven on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. The album recently came out on Saranac Records and features Ben Allison, Akira Tana, as well as special guests Karrin Allyson, Steve Wilson and Jon Faddis. Enjoy a selection of tracks from the album, plus music by the Jon De Lucia Group and Tomoko Omura. Jon De Lucia Group - St. Brendan’s Isle Album: As The River Sings Jon De Lucia (as, sruti box, alto cl, cl, fl,...

Duration: 00:59:22

Week of 07/02/17

Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus presents several tracks from Swiss clarinetist and composer Marco Santilli’s two new albums: Marco Santilli’s CheRoba & il Fiato delle Alpi - La Stüa and Marco Santilli CheRoba - L’occhio della betulla. Other artists today are the Vadim Neselovskyi Trio, the Brian McCarthy Nonet, Arooj Aftab, Matt Slocum and Guilherme Dias Gomes. Vadim Neselovskyi Trio - Get Up and Go Album: Get Up and Go Vadim Neselovskyi (p), Daniel Loomis (b) and Ronen Itzik...

Duration: 01:05:36

Week of 06/25/17

Check out today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus, with tracks from Ryan Keberle & Catharsis’ brand new album Find The Common, Shine A Light, as well as music by Rebecca Hennessy’s FOG Brass Band, more from John Stein and Dave Zinno’s duo recording Wood and Strings, Nick Russo + 11 and tracks from their album Ro, plus a selection from Tomoko Omura’s albums album Roots _______ Rebecca Hennessy’s FOG Brass Band - Snag Album: Two Calls Rebecca Hennessy (tp), Tom Richards (tb), Jay Burr...

Duration: 01:02:53

Week of 06/18/17

Listen to some brand new music on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus, featuring interview guest Alex Goodman, who is about to release his newest album Second Act on Lyte Records. The NYC-based Canadian guitarist and composer tells us all about his new album, his band and his compositions. Other artists today include Misha Piatigorsky, Camila Meza, as well as the Alex Schiller Quintet and a couple of selections from their brand new album Tied Together, Not To The Ground. _______...

Duration: 01:00:41

Week of 06/11/17

The Jazz Hole with Linus presents music from several brand new albums today. Get ready for tracks from Instead by Ben Rosenblum, Common Ground by Jocelyn Medina, The Better Angels of Our Nature by the Brian McCarthy Nonet, Wood and Strings by John Stein and Dave Zinno, Heaven by The Pete Malinverni Trio, the self-titled Quinsin Nachoff’s Ethereal Trio album and Chroma by Petros Klampanis. Ben Rosenblum - “Because It’s Raining” & “Clarisse and Walter” Album: Instead Ben Rosenblum (p),...

Duration: 01:02:41

Week of 06/04/17

Not one, but three interview guests on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus! Trio Shalva is a a bold and genre-bending group formed by three jazz musicians, all born and raised in Israel, who first started playing together in New York City more than 7 years ago. Their collaboration creates a powerful new realm of music where Hebrew folk traditions and contemporary jazz are woven together seamlessly to create a fabric of sound that will transport any listener through time and space...

Duration: 01:01:01

Week of 05/28/17

The Jazz Hole with Linus introduces you to the music of two brand new albums today: Common Ground by the NYC-based vocalist and composer Jocelyn Medina and Astoria Roots Live by the Swiss-born, NYC-based pianist, keyboardist and composer Manu Koch and his band Filtron M. Other artists today include Andreas Arnold, A.G.N.Z. (a collective group consisting of Jay Azzolina, Dino Govoni, Adam Nussbaum and Dave Zinno) and Jonathan Powell & nu Sangha. Filtron M, Manu Koch - Solar Cycle Album:...

Duration: 01:02:01

Week of 05/21/17

Today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus is all about the NYC-based Ukrainian pianist and composer Vadim Neselovskyi. The Vadim Neselovskyi Trio just came out with the album Get Up and Go and next to some tracks from the album, you get to hear Vadim in his own words, as he is today’s interview guest. Other music today includes tracks by MURAL (Aki Ishiguro, Peter Schwebs and Rodrigo Recabarren), Plucky Strum (Sheryl Bailey and Harvie S) and by Fred Hersch and Julian Lage. MURAL -...

Duration: 01:00:56

Week of 05/14/17

Listen to an interview with the highly sought-after Toronto-based trumpeter, composer and bandleader Rebecca Hennessy on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole with Linus. Rebecca Hennessy’s FOG Brass Band just came out with a new album named Two Calls. Additional music today includes tracks by Jason Yeager and Jason Anick, Alexia Gardner, The Reunion Project and the Rhythm Future Quartet. Jason Yeager & Jason Anick - Achi Album: United Jason Yeager (p, comp), Jason Anick (violin, mandolin),...

Duration: 01:00:00

Week of 05/07/17

The Jazz Hole with Linus, today with a track by multi-instrumentalist Morgan Guerin, another composition from trombonist Nick Finzer’s new album Hear & Now, tunes from Hiromi Suda new album Nagi, more from MEM3’s new album Circles, some tracks from the award-winning pianist Tamir Hendelman, music by bassist Fernando Huergo, Italian vocalist Chiara Izzi and Swiss vocalist Beat Kaestli. -------- Morgan Guerin - Madeira Album: The Saga Morgan Guerin (p, fender rhodes, d, perc, ts), Patrick...

Duration: 01:07:47

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