Thursday, December 31, 2015

Playlist: Wednesday December 30th, 2015

Hosted by: Katerina

Ingrid Laubrock Anti-House - From Farm Girl To Fabulous Vol. II (Roulette of the Cradle, Intakt, 2015)

Darius Jones Quartet ft. Emilie Lesbros - Universal Translator (Le Bébé de Brigitte, Aum Fidelity, 2015)

L'Appel du Vide - Hotel Ruine (Mergin' Spaces, self-released, 2015)

Jon Irabagon - Ambiwinxtrous (Inaction is an Action, Irabbagast, 2015)

Jemeel Moondoc Sextet - Chasing the Moon (Konstanze's Delight, Soul Note, 1983)

Patty Waters - Wild is the Wind (College Tour, ESP-Disk, 1966, 2009 RE)

Clark Coolidge/ Thurston Moore/ Devin Brahja Waldman/ Ambrose Bye - Making it Glow (Tiny People Having a Meeting, Fast Speaking Music, 2015)

Ornette Coleman & Prime Time - Happy Hour (Virgin Beauty, Portrait, 1988)

Roland Kirk - Domino (Domino, Mercury, 1962)

Don Cherry/ The New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra - Humus: The Life Exploring Force (Actions, Intuition, 1971, 2001 RE)

Tim Berne's Snakeoil - Embraceable Me (You've Been Watching Me, ECM, 2015)

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Playlist Dec 23, 2015

Host: David Ryshpan

Duke Ellington - "Volga Vouty (Russian Dance)" (Three Suites) [merry Xmas & happy holidays]
John Hollenbeck - "Constant Conversation" (Songs We Like a Lot)
Maria Schneider Orchestra - "Home" (The Thompson Fields)
Pete Rodriguez - "Catalina La O" (El Conde Negro)
Rudresh Mahanthappa - "On the DL" (Bird Calls)
Steve Coleman & The Council of Balance - "Eye of Heru" (Synovial Joints)
Wayne Horvitz - "The Beautiful Wives" (Some Places are Forever Afternoons)
Liberty Ellman - "Furthermore" (Radiate)
Taylor Ho Bynum Sextet - "Part II: Strike" (Apparent Distance)
*Rich Brown & the Abeng - "Achilles & the Tortoise" (s/t)
*Brad Cheeseman Group - "Make or Break for It" (s/t)
*Mark Nelson's Sympathetic Frequencies - "Momentum" (s/t)
Devin Gray - "Undo the Redo" (RelativE ResonancE)
Makaya McCraven - "Lonely" (In the Moment)
Brad Allen Williams - "Euclid & Lamar" (Lamar)
John Scofield - "Enjoy the Future!" (Past Present)

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Playlist Dec 16, 2015

Host: David Ryshpan

James Farm - "Jury's Out" (City Folk)
Kenny Wheeler - "Sly Eyes" (Songs for Quintet)
John Scofield - "Past Present" (Past Present)
Kenneth Salters Haven - "Deception" (Enter to Exit)
Mike Reed's People Places & Things - "Fear Not of Man" (A New Kind of Dance)
Mike Holober - "Idris" (Balancing Act)
Ochion Jewell - "Gnawa Blues" (Volk)
Oscar Perez - "Snake Charm" (Prepare a Place for Me)
*Joel Miller - "Demasduit" (Tantramar)
*Ernesto Cervini - "The Windup" (Turboprop)
Vijay Iyer Trio - "Break Stuff" (Break Stuff)
Amir ElSaffar Two Rivers Ensemble - "El-Sha'ab (The People)" (Crisis)
Jon Irabagon - "The Cost of Modern Living" (Behind the Sky)
Romain Collin - "Webs" (Press Enter)
Jose James - "Strange Fruit" (Yesterday I Had the Blues)

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Jazz Euphorium Playlist for November 4 2015

Host:  Lawrence

1 - Dave Burrell - Billy's Bounce - The Jelly Roll Joys (2:01)
2 - Dave Burrell - Giant Steps - The Jelly Roll Joys (2:06)
3 - Khan Jamal - Mr PC - Impressions of Coltrane (7:11)
4 - Andrew Hill - Body and Soul - So In Love (4:20)
5 - Nelson Symonds - Impromptune - Getting Personal (4:51)
6 - John Carter - Echoes from Rudolph's - Echoes from Rudolph's (10:08)
7 - Martin Kuchen - Satan in Plain Clothes - Melted Snow (6:35)
8 - John Lindberg / Anil Eraslan - Off 3 - Juggling Kukla (12:45)
9 - Joshua Abrams - Represencing - Musicworks 123 (12:12)
10 - Tom Rainey Trio - Proud Acheivements in Botany - Hotel Grief (18:42)
11 - Trevor Watts / Veryan Weston - The Unfinished Conversation - At Ad Libitum (22:02) 103

Monday, October 26, 2015

Donate and Win - Prizes Galore!

The Funding Drive episode of the show is coming up this Wednesday evening. We hope that you'll show CKUT some love. Here are the details on what you could win when you pledge:

*** Everyone who donates $25 or more to Jazz Euphorium will be entered into a draw to win a full pass to the 2016 Suoni per il Popolo festival. (Pledges must be paid in full by November 10th December 1st 2015.)

*** TENZIER RECORD RAFFLE: Everyone who donates $60 or more to Jazz Euphorium will be entered into a draw to win records from Tenzier. (Pledges must be paid in full by November 10th December 1st 2015.)

1st place – complete catalogue of Tenzier records (5 LPs):


2nd place – Electronic Prize Pack (3 LPs - ÉTIENNE O’LEARY, BERNARD GAGNON, GISÈLE RICARD)

3rd place – Jazz/Improv Prize Pack (2 LPs - LE QUATUOR DE JAZZ LIBRE DU QUÉBEC, YVES BOULIANE)


Also, during the live broadcast, on Wednesday the 28th, we'll be giving away a gift on-air: a prize pack of YVES BOULIANE, CHAMP (10 OPÉRATIONS) on vinyl plus the audio cassette « À propos (de) »; a musical homage by Alexandre St-Onge and Jean-Sébastien Truchy. Tune in to find out how to snag 'em!!

*** Huge thanks to Eric Fillion/Tenzier and Suoni per il Popolo for generously donating these prizes for the Funding Drive.

Friday, October 23, 2015

2015 Funding Drive Is Upon Us!

*** CKUT's annual Funding Drive runs from October 22nd to November 1st!
Please show your support for the best community radio station around.***

***Amazing Prizes and Gifts for pledging! Special Guests! Lots of Great Music!*** 

Tune in on Wednesday October 28th, from 8-10pm, for a very special edition of the show. We’re asking you to dig deep into your pockets and scrounge up some cash for CKUT 90.3FM. If you love the music, please pledge to Jazz Euphorium!

- Win a full pass to June 2016's Suoni per il Popolo Festival, a prize reserved for Jazz Euphorium donors!!!

- Special guest interview with Chicago drummer Jeremy Cunningham, whose quartet is playing at Casa del Popolo on November 1st!

- Tenzier has generously provided us with two sets of their entire vinyl catalogue plus a very limited edition of their latest release from QJLQ bassist Yves Bouliane! The sets include these gems:
YVES BOULIANE, CHAMP (10 OPÉRATIONS) + cassette homage by Alexandre St-Onge and Jean-Sébastien Truchy.
(And these are limited edition recordings, folks!)

Plus, there’s the usual array of gifts for pledges at various levels – an abundance of CDs, CKUT T-shirts and bags, and gift certificates.

Tune in on Wednesday to find out all the details on how to win!

Thursday, October 08, 2015

L'Appel du Vide - Interview with Fred Bazil

Last night's show included an interview with Fred Bazil, saxophonist for Montreal quartet L'Appel du Vide, who just released a new album.  If you missed it when it aired, you can download the podcast here:

Hosted by Lawrence Joseph

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Playlist: Wednesday September 23rd, 2015

Hosted by Katerina

Peter Brotzmann/ Bill Laswell - Land One (Low Life, Celluloid Records, 1987)

Fire! with Oren Ambarchi - and the stories will flood your satisfaction (with terror) (In the Mouth - A Hand, Rune Grammofon, 2012)

The John Lurie National Orchestra - Men With Sticks (Noble Version) (The Invention of Animals, Amulet Records, 2013)

Joelle Leandre Project - track #9 (S/T, Leo Records, 2000)

Amina Claudine Myers - Christine (The Circle of Time, Black Saint, 1984)

Thelonious Monk - I Let a Song Go Out Of My Heart (Plays Duke Ellington, Riverside, 1955)

Matthew Shipp Trio - In a Sentimental Mood (To Duke, Rogue Art, 2015)

Fred Ho and the Afro Asian Music Ensemble - Free Mumia! Suite (Big Red!, Innova, 2011)

The Art Ensemble of Chicago with Fontella Bass - How Strange/ Ole Jed (S/T, Prestige, 1972)

John Russell/Phil Durrant/ John Butcher - How It Was (Conceits, Emanem, 2015 RE)

John Heward Trio - Let Them Pass #7 (Let Them Pass, Drimala, 2004)

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Playlist: Wednesday August 26th, 2015

Hosted by Katerina

Ches Smith and These Arches - Hammered (Hammered, Clean Feed, 2013)

Kali Fasteau - Hopes Become Real (Camraderie, Flying Note, 1998)

ISKRA 1903 - Improvisation #7 (Chapter One: 1970-1972, Emanem, 2015)

Rob Mazurek/ Exploding Star Orchestra - Helmets of our Poisonous Thoughts #16/ Awaken the World #41 (Galactic Parables: Volume 1, Cuneiform, 2015)

John Butcher/ Matthew Shipp - Generative Grammar (At Oto, Fataka, 2012)

Milo Fine Free Jazz Ensemble - Scottish Folk Tune (Earlier Outbreaks of Iconoclasm, Emanem, 2015)

Sun Ra - When Sun Comes Out (Calling Planet Earth, Saturn Records, 1962, 2008 RE)

Eugene Chadbourne - Swingin' Doors (There'll Be No Tears Tonight, Parachute, 1980)

Giuseppi Logan Quintet - Freddie Freeloader (S/T, Tompkins Square, 2010)

Roland Kirk - Expansions (Left & Right, Atlantic, 1969)

Nick Fraser - "?" (Towns and Villages, Barnyard, 2013)

Lina Allemano Four - Cannonball Adderley Tattoo (Jargon, Lumo, 2010)

Fred Anderson/ Harrison Bankhead - The Strut (The Great Vision Concert, Ayler Records, 2007)

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Jazz Euphorium Playlist for August 19, 2015

Hosted by Lawrence

1 - L'Appel de la Vide - Last Piece - Live at the Suoni Per il Popolo Festival (11:50; CD-ROM)
2 - Marilyn Crispell / Gerry Hemmingway - Windy City - Table of Changes (13:51; Intakt)
3 - Irene Schweitzer / Han Bennink - Welcome Back - Welcome Back (6:02; Intakt)
4 - Aki Takase - It Don't Mean A Thing - My Ellington (3:28; Intakt)
5 - Ted Daniel's Energy Module - Ghosts - Interconnection (15:27; NoBusiness)
6 - William Hooker / Liudas Mockunas - Idea - Live at Villnius - (13:13; NoBusiness)
7 - Ken Aldcroft  / Scott Thompson - Blue #2 - Red and Blue (113:58; Trio Records)
8 - Derek Bailey and Tristan Honsinger - Duo Part 2 - Duo (11:28; Incus)
9 - Paul Hubweber / Frank Paul Schubert / Alexander von Schlippenbach / Clayton Thomas / Willi Kellers
  - Encore - Intricacies (14:34; Intakt)

Listen to the podcast here:

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Playlist July 29, 2015

Host: David Ryshpan

Eric Reed - "Powerful Paul Robeson" (Groovewise)
Sean Jones Quartet - "Dark Times" (Im*Pro*Vise Never Before Seen)
Jeff "Tain" Watts - "Driva Man" (Blue vol 1)
Ayn Inserto & Colours Jazz Orchestra - "Recorda Ma" (Home Away From Home)
Interview with Ron Miles
Ron Miles/Bill Frisell/Brian Blade - "Rudy-Go-Round" (Quiver)
Interview with John Medeski
John Medeski - "His Eye Is On The Sparrow" (A Different Time)
*Vera Marijt - "Beautiful Love" (Insight Out)
Eddie Henderson - "Gingerbread Boy" (Collective Portrait)
Louis Hayes & The Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band - "Chant" (Live at Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club)
Steve Coleman & The Council of Balance - "Tempest" (Synovial Joints)
Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet - "Assassins" (Wislawa)
Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet - "Black Market" (Intents & Purposes)

Friday, June 26, 2015

Playlist: Wednesday June 24th, 2015

Hosted by Katerina

Ornette Coleman Quartet - Beauty Is A Rare Thing (This Is Our Music, Atlantic, 1960)

Anna Webber - I Don't Want to be Happy (Simple, Skirl, 2014)

Bill Dixon - Incunabula (Vade Mecum II, Soul Note, 1996)

Mats Gustafsson & Nu-Ensemblen - A,B,C,D,E, Coda (Hidros One, Caprice, 1999)

Charles Tyler - Cha-Lacy's Out East (Eastern Man Alone, ESP 1967, Abraxas 2002 RE)

Kaze - Running Around (Uminari, Libra, 2015)

Sam Shalabi/ Philippe Lauzier - #3 (Losing Control, S/R, 2013)

Steve Lacy - No Baby (Raps, Adelphi, 1977)

Marilyn Crispell/ Gerry Hemingway - Waterwisp (Table of Changes, Itakt, 2015)

Évidence - Brilliant Corners (Monk Work, Ambiances Magnétiques, 2014)

Julius Hemphill - The Hard Blues ('Coon Bid'ness, Arista, 1975)

Ornette Coleman - Lorraine (Tomorrow Is The Question!,  Contemporary, 1959, 1988 RE)

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Playlist June 10, 2015

Host: David Ryshpan

Maria Schneider - "A Potter's Song" (The Thompson Fields)
John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble - "Constant Conversation" (Songs We Like a Lot)
Marcin Wasilewski Trio - "Actual Proof" (Spark of Life)
Kenny Wheeler - "Jigsaw" (Songs for Quintet)
Brian Blade & the Fellowship Band - "Friends Call Her Dot" (Landmarks) [Brian Blade w/ Ron Miles & Wayne Shorter at Montreal Jazz Festival]
Ryan Keberle & Catharsis - "Cheryl" (Into the Zone)
*Ernesto Cervini - "Red Cross" (Turboprop)
*Gray Matter - "In Flight" (Footsteps)
*Joel Miller - "Drop Off" (Swim) [@ Dièse Onze Friday June 12]
Vandermark/Håker Flaten/Wiik - "Inside Out (For Paul Bley)" (Furnace) [Vandermark @ Casa del Popolo June 19]
Dave Rempis Quartet - "Out of Season Part III" (Out of Season) [see below]
Steve Coleman & the Council of Balance - "Tempest" (Synovial Joints)
Devin Gray - "Undo the Redo" (RelativE ResonancE)
Mark McGrain & Plunge - "Second Man Suit" (In For the Out)
Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth - "White Horse" (Epicenter)

Note: we will be broadcasting live from Dave Rempis/Joshua Abrams/Avreeayl Ra + Appel du Vide at Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent) next week. Tune in or come join us at the show!

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Playlist June 3, 2015

Host: David Ryshpan

Bob Belden - "Dreamworld" (Black Dahlia)
Jimmy Greene - "Seventh Candle" (Beautiful Life)
Kenneth Salters' Haven - "Deception" (Enter to Exit)
James Farm - "North Star" (City Folk)
Charles Lloyd - "Gardner" (Wild Man Dance)
Scott Colley - "Smoke Stack" (Architect of the Silent Moment)
Kenny Wheeler - "Sly Eyes" (Songs for Quintet)
Claudia Quintet - "drewslate" (Semi-Formal)
Tim Berne's Snakeoil - "Lost in Redding" (You've Been Watching Me)
*Harris Eisenstadt - "The Arrangement of Unequal Things" (Golden State II)
Sunna Gunnlaugs - "Gallop" (Distilled)
George Colligan & Theoretical Planets - "Risky Notion" (Risky Notion)
*Christian Overton Quintet - "Weak at the Knees" (The Test)
Vijay Iyer Trio - "Work" (Break Stuff)

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Playlist May 13, 2015

Host: David Ryshpan

Vijay Iyer - "Big Brother" (Historicity)
SFJazz Collective - "Blame it on the Sun" (Live in New York 2011)
Ryan Truesdell - "Time of the Barracudas" (Lines of Color)
Ayn Inserto & Colours Jazz Orchestra - "Down a Rabbit Hole" (Home Away From Home)
*Ernesto Cervini - "Fear of Flying" (Turboprop)
Michael Blanco - "No Time Like the Present" (No Time Like the Present)
Kenneth Salters' Haven - "When You Find Out" (Enter to Exit)
*Erik Hove Chamber Ensemble - "Ascending" (Saturated Colour)
Dave Douglas - "High Risk" (High Risk)
Oded Lev-Ari - "Black Crow" (Threading)
Ambrose Akinmusire - "As We Fight (Willie Penrose)" (The Imagined Savior is Far Easier to Paint)
Rudresh Mahanthappa - "Gopuram" (Bird Calls)
Devin Gray - "In the Cut" (Relative Resonance)
Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth - "All Tomorrow's Parties" (Epicenter)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Trevor Watts Special - Jazz Euphorium Playlist for Aprill 22 2015

Special evening in anticipation of the Trevor Watts/Veryan Weston show on Monday April 27, 2015, at the Sala Rossa, Montreal.  Two hours of the music of Trevor Watts, past and present.

Host: Lawrence Joseph

1 - The Friendship Ship - Trevor Watts Celebration Band (7:37; Live in Mecedonia, FMR)
2 - Tales of Sadness - Amalgam (14:28; Prayer for Peace, FMR)
3 - Ten Minutes - Spontaneous Music Ensemble (10:06; Quinteseesnce 2; Emanem)
4 - Daa-Oom - Spontaneous Music Ensemble (10:18; Quinteseesnce 2; Emanem)
5 - Impromptu Dynamics 6 - Bailey/Stevens/Watts (12:33; Dynamics of the Impromptu, Entropy)
6 - The Idea - Trevor Watts Celebration Band (8:24; Live in Mecedonia, FMR)
7 - Tribal - Enjambre Acustico Urukungolo (14:26; Mutuality, FMR)
8 - flaTWOrm - Trevor Watts and Veryan Weston (5:53; 5 More Dialogues, Emanem)
9 - Parkwood - Trevor Watts and Veryan Weston (8:17; Dialogues in Two Places, Hi4Head)
10 - Pleomorphism - Trevor Watts (5:40; Veracity, FMR)

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Playlist April 8, 2015

Host: David Ryshpan

David Berkman - "No Blues No Really No Blues" (Old & New Friends)
Ryan Truesdell - "Davenport Blues" (Lines of Color)
Orrin Evans - "A Lil' DAB a Do Ya" (Liberation Blues)
Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas - "Sound Prints" (Sound Prints)
George Colligan & Theoretical Planets - "Harmawhatics?" (Risky Notion)
Rudresh Mahanthappa - "On the DL" (Bird Calls)
*Ernesto Cervini - "The Windup" (Turboprop)
*Becky Noble Sextet - "Nature Girl" (Salish Folk Song)
*Peripheral Vision - "Charleston Heston" (Sheer Tyranny of Will)
Mark Turner - "Lathe of Heaven" (Lathe of Heaven)
James Farm - "Otherwise" (City Folk)
Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth - "Nine South" (Epicenter)
Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble - "A Walk in the Rain" (At The Reception)
*Curtis Nowosad - "Empirically Speaking" (Dalectics)
Tyshawn Sorey - "Template" (Alloy)
Kenny Barron & Dave Holland - "In Walked Bud" (The Art of Conversation)

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Playlist: Wednesday April 1st, 2015

Hosted by Katerina

Brother Ah - Love Piece (Sound Awareness, Ikef, 1972, 2002 RE)

Aki Takase - Just Drop In (A Week Went By, psi records, 2010)

The Art Ensemble of Chicago - Oouffnoon, Ohnedaruth, Odwalla (Bap-Tizum, Atlantic, 1973)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti/ Cellar Jazz Quintet - Autobiography, 1957 recording (A Coney Island of the Mind, New Directions, 2008)

Land of Marigold - wrest...lore (Creosote, Barnyard, 2015)

Lori Freedman - Mais Ou Est Donc Car Ni Or (À un moment donné, Ambiances Magnétiques, 2002)

William Parker/ In Order to Survive - The Peach Orchard (The Peach Orchard, AUM Fidelity, 1998)

Natsuki Tamura/ Alexander Frangenheim - Acun02 (Nax, Creative Sources, 2014)

Thelonious Monk - Evidence (Misterioso - recorded on tour, Columbia, 1965)

Friday, March 20, 2015

Wednesday March 18, 2015

Hosted by Monsieur_b

Kenny Dorham - Lotus Blossom; Quiet Kenny
Miles Davis - Bye Bye Balckbird; Round about Midnight
Charles Mingus - Group Dance; The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
John Coltrane - Alabama; Live at the Birdland
John Coltrane - Part 3 Pursuance/Part 4 Psalm, Love Supreme
Tomasz Stanko -  The Ambusher; Music for K
Tomasz Stanko - Morning Heavy Song; Leosia
Trygve Seim - Sorrow; Different Rivers
Arve Henriksen - Black Mountain; Strjon
Maneri/Phillips/Maneri - Rohnlief; Tales of Rohnlief
Yoshimi & Gustafsson - #1; Yoshimi & Gustafsson
Bill Dixon - Moment; Vade Mecum
Wadada Leo Smith - Another Wave More Waves; Tao Njia
Johansson/Dorner/Neumann - #8; Barcelona Series
FIRE! - If I took your hand; You Liked Me 5 Minutes Ago
Miles Davis - Générique; L'ascenseur pour L'échafaud
Bill Dixon - Pensieroso; Odyssey

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Playlist: Wednesday February 18th, 2015

Hosted by Katerina

Rob Mazurek and Black Cube SP - Return the Tides (Return the Tides: Ascension Suite and Holy Ghost, Cuneiform, 2014)

Steve  Lacy - Pops (Cycles 1976-80, Emanem, 2014)

Myra Melford/ The Tent - No News At All (Where the Two Worlds Touch, Arabesque, 2004)

Fred Frith & John Butcher - Turning Away In Time (The Natural Order, Northern Spy, 2014)

Kali Z. Fasteau - What Once Was (People of the Ninth: New Orleans and the Hurricane 2005, Flying Note, 2007)

Jemeel Moondoc - One for Monk & Trane (The Zookeeper's House, Relative Pitch, 2014)

Brahja Waldman's Quartet - The Quickness of the Spirit (Brahja Waldman's Quartet!, self-released, 2011)

Miles Davis -  original film soundtrack music from Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud, Fontana, 1959)

James Blood - Revelation March (Tales of Captain Blood, Artists House, 1979)

Lina Allemano Four - Atomic Number 22 (Live at the Tranzac, Lumo, 2012)

Matana Roberts - Nema Nema Nema, A Single Man O' War (Coin Coin Chapter Three: River Run Thee, Constellation, 2015)