Steph Richards, Dwight Trible, Roberto Ottaviano, Craig Taborn & More New Releases [Mondo Jazz 131-1]
This week our playlist is bursting at the seams with great projects, several of which explore the renewed interest in what many like to call 'spiritual jazz', from Roberto Ottaviano to Dwight Trible's Cosmic Vibrations and Matthew Halsall out of the increasingly interesting Manchester jazz scene. The rest of the playlist alternates forward looking projects like the welcome return of Craig Taborn's Junk Magic, "Supersense" the multisensory project by Steph Richards with Jason Moran, or Torbjörn Zetterberg's Den Stora Frågan, with powerful straight-ahead releases like the debut stunners by Immanuel Wilkins and the Doxas Brothers. In the middle of it all, a feel-good jazz-meets-soul of Curtis Mayfield by William Parker and Leena Conquest with the help of a choir of 90 kids from Paris' suburbs.Happy listening!Detailed playlist at https://spinitron.com/RFB/pl/11796385/Mondo-Jazz (up to Mary Halvorson).Photo credit: Chris Weiss.
On episode 109 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber is joined by musician Dwight Trible. Dwight tells Paul about how quarantine has allowed him to establish a routine. He talks about getting the chance to return to old practices of taking walks and meditation. Dwight also shares his excitement about the practice of making music and how he feels he is learning and growing as a musician in this time of isolation. Dwight has been a fixture in the Los Angeles music scene for decades. He and Paul discuss Dwight’s involvement with The World Stage, an LA-based educational and performance art space, and touch on what Dwight sees as a connective thread across generations in the LA jazz scene. Metro-Art & dublab Present: Deep Routes "The Crenshaw Continuum" w/ Dwight Trible
This week NuDirections (https://www.nudirections.net/) essential album is from The Gondwana Orchestra & Dwight Trible – Colours – A tribute to Pharaoh Sanders – an astonishing new look at Pharaoh’s work
also music from - Gary Bartz & Maisha - Pharaoh Sanders – Cherise - Nuyorican Soul - Fela Kuti & Roy Ayers - Gabriele Poso St Germain Gregory Porter - Musical Genocide Fela Kuti, Roy Ayers 2000 Blacks Got to Be Free – Edit Amir Bresler, Sefi Zisling, Uzi Ramirez, Rejoicer - Afro Golden Line Nuyorican Soul - The Nervous Track Dowdelin, Patchworks - Ka Fwo Bit - Patchworks Remix Burnin Beat, Olive Masinga - Burnin Beat (It's Hot) Pharaoh Sanders – Oh Lord Let Me Do No Wrong [Doctor Jazz] Cherise – Paradise St Germain - Thank U Mum (K&F Edit) Grupo Magnético - Vampiras Wildflower - Other Words Essential Album - The Gondwana Orchestra, Dwight Trible The Gondwana Orchestra, Dwight Trible - You've Got to Have Freedom The Gondwana Orchestra, Dwight Trible -The Creator Has a Master Plan The Gondwana Orchestra, Dwight Trible - Love Is Everywhere Gabriele Poso - Everybody Loves The Sunshine Josef Leimberg, Jimetta Rose - Echoes of One WVR BVBY - Custard Shoulder Gary Bartz & Maisha - Harlem to Harlem Tingvall Trio – Flotten Bryony Jarman-Pinto – Sour Face (Dego Remix) Georgia Anne Muldrow - ZaneThe Scribe Blameful Isles – Light of Idun (Áries)
The word "mother" gets used a lot in this episode of The Major Scale, and we don't just mean it in the maternal way. When we heard Dwight Trible's stunning take on the Beatles psychedelic anthem "Tomorrow Never Knows," the song wasn't even half over before we were reaching out for an interview request. His Mothership album blows wigs back as we've come to expect from an artist who's as legendary as his colleagues; ranging from Pharaoh Sanders and Charles Lloyd, to J Dilla and Kamasi Washington, and whom we'll hear play on the segment. Is this for real, the great Amina Claudine Myers is on our little show?!? Holy mackerel this is a sweet gig. Even sweeter, Hillary Donnell returns to host the back and forth with one of the true titans of American music. They cover Myers's career, the Winter Jazz Fest, Bessie Smith, and more. If the music doesn't awe and charm you (how could it not?), then the conversation certainly will. ABOUT THE MAJOR SCALE: Your attention please to a new program that celebrates and takes a fresh and bold look at the great American art form- JAZZ!!! The Major Scale is the title, the motto and the mission are, Jazz- past, present, future, and everything in between. A lot of focus will be on new and fresh sounds, deep cuts, closer looks at underrated artists, taking a different look at some of the titans of the genre, and getting the two cents worth from a number of surprise guests and sources. The Major Scale can boast amongst it's guests- legends like Herbie Hancock, Tom Scott, and Ahmad Jamal. The up and coming and the underrated-Kamasi Washington, Mia Doi Todd, Michael Blake. Fresh perspectives and commentary from the likes of Rock legend Al Kooper, who weighed in on the gospel. From The New Yorker, Amanda Petrusich expounds on her article about the movement to rename the Williamsburg Bridge in honor of Sonny Rollins. We explore the Soul-Jazz experiments of the Rascals. Grace Kelly from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert talks about her pop-up/flash mob concerts. Plus Thundercat, Henry Mancini, Ghostface Killah, Jaimie Branch, Nels Cline, Badbadnotgood, Cecil Taylor, and more get pick up on the Major Scale radar. Produced in Central Florida, this program seeks to become one of the defining voices of this Native American art form, and everything else that finds itself under it's umbrella. Think about programming and content found on the likes of World Cafe, Philadelphia, PA. Tiny Desk from Washington D.C., and KEXP Live from Seattle, WA. and that's what the Major Scale strives to do. For the curious, and lovers of music who like the details in between. ABOUT KYLE EAGLE (Host): Kyle Eagle has been a contributing writer and producer for the NPR-WBGO, WUCF, WPRK, Wax Poetics, The Orlando Weekly, Artbourne, and The Fiscal Times, as well as several music and film releases- Light in the Attic's documentary "This Is Gary McFarland", and an upcoming film on composer Jack Nietzsche. Recordings- Call Me-Jack Wilson, Live at the Penthouse, Grachan Moncur III, Chico Hamilton, and Andy Bey. ABOUT CHRIS BARANYI (Producer): Chris Baranyi is a sound engineer and music producer. He splits his time between designing AV systems for theme parks and recording music. Chris has worked with many Orlando area musicians with backgrounds in jazz, fusion, hip-hop, funk, new age, and classical. Some of which have been featured on NPR's Echoes. His passion includes jazz, vintage microphones, and hot sauce.
Support Burning Ambulance on Patreon Vocalist Dwight Trible is originally from Cincinnati, but he's lived in Los Angeles since the early 1970s. He's recorded several albums on his own, but is probably best known right now for contributing to Kamasi Washington's The Epic and Heaven and Earth. Still, he's a hugely important figure on the L.A. scene, because he was a member of Horace Tapscott's Pan Afrikan People's Arkestra, and still works with that group now that Tapscott himself is deceased; he's also the executive director of the World Stage, a performance space and community center where Washington and the whole West Coast Get Down all got their start. He's not just a musician; he's an organizer, and a leader, helping preserve the artistic community there. In this interview, we talk about a lot of different subjects, including his work with Tapscott, with Washington, with Pharoah Sanders, and much more. It’s a very interesting conversation, and one I hope you’ll enjoy. Music heard in this episode: Dwight Trible, "Mothership" (Mothership) Dwight Trible, "Tomorrow Never Knows" (Mothership)