FRE:SH CONTEMPORARY 02 (483 minutes – 10 albums)

Eight hours of newly released contemporary jazz albums. : Logan Richardson . Angelica Niescier, Florian Weber . Anne Paceo . Charles Lloyd & the Marvels . GoGo Penguin . Aly Keita, Jan Galega Bronnimann, Lucas Niggli . Aruán Ortiz Trio . Erik Truffaz . 3rd Force . Pierrick Pédron .

Logan Richardson – Shift

With guitarist Pat Metheny, pianist Jason Moran, bassist Harish Raghavan and drummer Nasheet Waits. On Blue Note Records.

Angelica Niescier, Florian Weber – NYC Five

Angelica Niescier (alto), Florian Weber (piano), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Ralph Alessi (trumpet) and Christopher Tordini (bass). On Intakt Records

Anne Paceo – Circles

French drummer Anne Paceo with Emile Parisien on sax. It’s Laurie Anderson meets modern Dadaism. On Laborie Jazz.

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels – I Long To See You

On Blue Note. With bassist Reuben Rogers, drummer Eric Harland, guitarist extraordinaire Bill Frisell and pedal steel guitarist Greg Leisz

GoGo Penguin – Man Made Object

On Blue Note. UK trio of drummer Rob Turner, double bassist Nick Blacka and pianist Chris Illingworth.

Aly Keita, Jan Galega Bronnimann, Lucas Niggli – Kalo-Yele

Intakt Records Ivrorian master of balafon Aly Keïta together with the Swiss clarinetist Jan Galega Brönnimann and Swiss drummer Lucas Niggli.

Aruán Ortiz Trio – Hidden Voices

Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz with by bassist Eric Revis and drummer Gerald Cleaver. On Intakt Records

Erik Truffaz – Doni Doni

‘a dreamy, genre-bending affair’ (Evening Standard) with Malian singer Rokia Traoré on three songs

3rd Force – Global Force

Founding members William Aura and Craig Dobbin are joined by Alain Eskinasi (k,g,beats) Brian Hughes (el g) Lawson Rollins (flamenco g) Derrick Edmonson (s) Mitch Manker (tp) Brian Mann (acc) Peter Sterling (harp) and Nepali band Kutumba.

Pierrick Pédron – AnD The

French sax player Pierrick Pédron’s eighth on the label Jazz Village

Credit : Hotel Interior – Photo Rod Waddington

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