Playlist – 29 July 2015: jazz freestyle

This week’s show was an eclectic mix of some of the most exciting sounds from jazz and beyond. Click the MixCloud tab on this page and you’re likely to discover some tunes and artists you’ve never heard before and of whose music you will need to find out more.

Charles Gayle is an American free jazz saxophonist, born in 1939 but still going strong. His new album Christ Everlasting recorded in Vienna with Klaus Kugel from Germany on drums and Xavier Wosjcinski from Poland on bass is a forceful, emotional and challenging (for some) invocation to the Almighty. The tune I played – Joy In The Land – has Gayle blasting away for over six minutes. What an exhilarating way to start a show! Check this tune and then watch Charles Gayle on the YouTube clip below.

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The Charles Gayle album and some of the others I featured are available at stevesjazzsounds.co.uk. Steve specialises in a unique selection of East European and Scandinavian jazz. For example, Schmidt Electric who Tear The Roof Off with a jazz rap and it works. Likewise, Michael Wierba with his Doppelganger Project. The title tune of their album Orange Sky features Patricia Zarychta, a third year student at the Academy of Music in Katowice, an institution that seems to produce a stream of important Polish jazz musicians. See the clip below of her singing with Michael Wierba and his band.

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The Cosmic Jazz Essential Tune this week was Kenny Garrett’s Welcome Earth Song. If you are a Cosmic Jazz regular you will know it and you will still want to hear it again. If you have not heard it – listen now! It is uplifting, not only from the tone of Kenny Garrett’s sax, but also from the way it builds to the exclamatory shrieks of joy from the chorus at the end. Throughout, the rhythm section of bassist Nat Reeves and pianist Beninto Gonzales with drummer Ronald Bruner, the elder brother of Thundercat (aka Stephen Bruner) provide tough-sounding base for Garrett’s keening sax tones. Both Bruner brothers appear on the Kamasi Washington album the Epic – see previous CJ posts.

The next tune is perhaps a surprise addition. I came across the Orchestre Dakar Band,  this week on the double CD compilation Afro-Latin via Dakar which is full of hypnotic Latin-influenced music from Senegal in the 1960s and 1970s. This tune, though, caught my attention in particular. I could find little information about the band other than they were young Senegalese students based in Abidjan and the CD does not name the musicians – but listen out for that fiery trumpet solo. Wow!

The Black Jazz Record label is an essential one to look out for and from Theo Parrish’s excellent Black Jazz Signature compilation, The Awakening provided a fine example from the label’s catalogue. It suggested to me where saxman de nos jour Kamasi Washington may have acquired some of his influences.

Another tune – and we shall play more – from Bugge Wesseltoft and friends, featured the trumpeter Erik Truffaz. After all this tough intensity the show ended on a calmer, but still deep vibe from another trumpeter, Tomasz Stanko, this time with Ravi Coltrane featured too on the album Polin.

  1. Charles Gayle Trio – Joy In The Land from Christ Everlasting
  2. Schmidt Electric – Tear The Roof Off from Tear The Roof Off
  3. Michael Wierba Doppelganger Project – Orange Sky from Orange Sky
  4. Kenny Garrett – Welcome Earth Song from Songs From The Underground
  5. Orchestre Dakar Band – Bayilen Di Yelwane from Afro Latin Via Dakar
  6. The Awakening – Convulsions from Theo Parrish’s Black Jazz Signature
  7. Bugge Wesseltoft – Saisir from Bugge and Friends
  8. Tomasz Stanko – The Street Of Crocodiles from Polin

Playlist – 22 July 2105: Jazz vocals and more

Click the Mixcloud button to hear recent music of Bugge Wesseltoft from Norway, Dayme Arocena from Cuba, Kasper Sankosi from Finland, Dele Sosimi from Nigeria and Domink Wania from Poland. Dele SosimiAnd there’s more from the appropriately titled Kamasi Washington 3CD release The Epic. Washington is one of the latest signings to this Year’s London Jazz Festival in November – and in an intriguing double bill with GoGo Penguin (now signed to Blue Note). I cannot keep Washington off the playlist – but this week’s tune was surprisingly different from his modal/cosmic jazz that’s been previously featured on CJ.
old devil moonThere was also the second installment of what I will make a regular feature of the programme – a  Cosmic Jazz Essential tune. These will be tracks we at CJ consider to be outstanding, unmissable and quality jazz. This week the featured track was You’re Not In Love by Carmen Lundy.

  1. Bugge Wesseltoft and Friends – Play It from Bugge and Friends
  2. Dele Sosimi – You No Fit Touch from You No Fit Touch
  3. Dayme Arocena – El Ruso from Nueva Era
  4. Kamasi Washington – Henrietta Our Hero from The Epic
  5. Carmen Lundy – You’re Not In Love from Old Devil Moon
  6. Dominik Wania – Une Barque Sur L’Ocean from Ravel
  7. Kasper Sankosi and Nuama – Essence from Essence

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Playlist – 08 July 2015

Click the MixCloud tab to hear this week’s show, including some some exciting new music from London-based Samadhi Quintet. Apparently, Samadhi is “a state of consciousness where logical and analytical ability of the being becomes silent”. The band leader and composer is Sam Gardner but the quintet  includes Krzystof Urbanski, a Polish saxophonist resident in Yorkshire. It seemed natural to play the title tune of his album as well.

Kamasi Washington will continue to be on our playlist for some time and the tune this week was a mighty piece of deeply rooted jazz.  Of course, Brazilian music is an ongoing element of the show and this week two stalwarts – Joyce Moreno from her 2015 release and Ed Motta from his AOR album provided the perfect summer uplift.

From time to time I cannot resist going back to tunes that I truly love and this week I returned to Zara McFarlane’s Angie La La from her 2014 release If You Knew Her. It is simply a great tune and Leron Thomas is credited with a featured role on his trumpet and vocals, but the constant, rhythmic bass lines of Gavin Barras that underpin the tune deserves to be similarly highlighted.

To end the show, there was a free, cacophony of jazz noise from Polish group Pe Ga Po Fo. This is not for the faint-hearted – but listen, it’s great.

  1. Samadhi Quintet – The Dance of Venus fromThe Dance of Venus
  2. Krzystof Urbamski – History of Tomorrow from History of Tomorrow
  3. Kamasi Washington – Miss Understanding from The Epic
  4. Joyce Moreno – O Morro Nao Tem Vez from Raiz
  5. Ed Motta – 1978 from AOR
  6. Zara McFarlane feat. Leon Thomas – Angie La La from If You Knew Her
  7. Samadhi Quintet – Deimos from The Dance of Venus
  8. Pe Ga Fo Po – Swiezosc from Swiezosc

Playlist – 1 July 2015: featuring Kamasi Washington

the epic4This week’s show featured the young saxophonist Kamasi Washington. He’s already been featured on the show in an earlier programme and his 3CD release The Epic is one of our favourite records of 2015. Find it in your local independent record store (mine is Soundclash in Norwich – see our link) and pay around £13 for over three hours of excellent music.

Washington leads a big band with, at times, singers and a choir as well as several musicians all from Los Angeles, many of whom have known each other for a long time. They state that they Want to make jazz new, unexpected and mysterious again. The rapper Common has said: These guys remind me why I listen to music and Flying Lotus, (although related to the Coltrane family) said referring to Washington I don’t want to hear ‘My Favourite Things… What I hear is a leader among artists. The two tunes played on this week’s show Askim and Re-Run Home are long, intense, spiritual and uplifting.

John-Coltrane-Stellar-Regions-1967-FLACI am sure the quote above from Flying Lotus is not intended as a slight to John Coltrane. Cosmic Jazz this week showed where we stand by opening with Seraphic Light from Stellar Regionsmusic from Coltrane’s late period and discovered only after his death. The track features Alice Coltrane on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Rashied Ali on drums. Free, heavy, intensely spiritual and moving jazz.

There was more from stevesjazzsounds.co.uk, but this time from Sweden. Veteran saxophonist Nisse Sandstrom with a quintet featuring young Swedish musicians, played a calypso-inspired tune to make the hips sway, or perhaps wine as they would say in the Caribbean. Shades of Sonny Rollins to be heard here. Also from Sweden came REQ – another young group, this time a quartet, led by bass player Robert Erlandsson.

groove orchestraFinally, to show that Kamasi Washington is not the only young black American leader of a jazz big band that we have featured recently on Cosmic Jazz, there was another play for Samuel Prather and his Groove Orchestra. They, however, are from Washington – a long, long way from LA.

  1. John Coltrane – Seraphic Light from Stellar Regions
  2. Kamasi Washington – Askim from The Epic
  3. Kamasi Washington – Re-Run Home from The Epic
  4. Nisse Sandstrom Quintet – Calypso Bulbosa from Live at Crescendo
  5. REQ – News from News
  6. Samuel Prather – Fela Snarky from Groove Orchestra

 

 

 

Playlist – 24 June 2015: music for mind, body and spirit

There had to be music from Ornette Coleman this week. The two tunes played were both recorded in 1959, a year in which he helped to create a jazz revolution. Ramblin’ (featuring ‘that’ bass coda from Charlie Haden) was not released until 1960. There is no need to add more about Ornette – just read the excellent post from Neil below this playlist here on the Cosmic Jazz site. There is, however, an amazing YouTube clip below of Ornette playing Dancing In Your Head on saxophone, violin and trumpet with his band Prime Time.

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There was more fine East European jazz available from Steve’s Jazz Sounds. Slovakian pianist Pavel Morochovic has produced a strong, at times quirky and highly recommended album The Awakening. The spoken word at the end of Vicious Circle, the tune I played, comes as quite a surprise but a fascinating one. Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko, accompanied on his current album Polin by Ravi Coltrane, should require no introduction to Cosmic Jazz listeners. RGG are a little different. A chamber jazz trio with each member having equal status, according to their record label they play music “dedicated to the recipient of the active intellect” and listening to their music requires you to “dedicate your full attention”. I can see what they mean – but judge for yourself.

We are still playing tunes from the Charles Lloyd Blue Note album Wild Man Dance. Charles Lloyd is one of the artists who is always appearing on our playlists. I find with all his music that even if the first notes don’t grab your attention you will soon find yourself being drawn in through mind, body and soul.

Towards the end of the show things got more up-tempo, beginning with one of the better tunes on the Spiritual Jazz 6 compilation from Byron Morris. There was a nod to the jazz dance floor from the Japanese band United Future Organisation and the show ended with some strong words and emotions from Carmen Lundy – another ever-present on Cosmic Jazz. If you do not know her work, you need to check it out.

  1. Pavel Morochovic Trio – Vicious Circle from Awakening
  2. Ornette Coleman – Congeniality from The Shape of Jazz to Come
  3. Ornette Coleman – Ramblin’ from Change of the Century
  4. Charles Lloyd – Lark from Wild Man Dance
  5. RGG – Crucem Tuam from Aura
  6. Tomasz Stanko (feat. Ravi Coltrane) Gela from Polin
  7. Byron Morris and Unity – Sunshower from Spiritual Jazz 6
  8. UFO – Loud Minority from Jazzin’ 91-92
  9. Carmen Lundy – Kindred Spirits from Soul to Soul

Ornette Coleman 1930-2015: an appreciation

Ornette ColemanFrom onetime elevator operator to 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner is – by any stretch of the imagination – a big leap. But alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman, who died last week aged 85, was making big leaps right from the start. His radical approach to jazz sounded innovative in 1959 and that pitch-blurred squalling still sounds unique now. Many great horn players in jazz have a signature sound, but it’s pretty safe to say that no one sounded like Ornette – and over the last 55 years no one ever has.

Coleman was an iconoclast right to the end of his life. In 2009, he
curated the South Bank Meltdown Festival and was received rapturously by the audience who enjoyed his unique alto sax sound in harmolodic invention with post-punk singer Patti Smith, Senegalese griot Baaba Maal, jazz guitarist Bill Frisell and a Moroccan drum choir. It was a typical Coleman kind of mix and the sort of musical genre mashup that had characterised his remarkable musical journey. I was lucky enough that summer to meet him in a chance encounter with his son Denardo in their London hotel. I could only shake his hand and mumble how much I admired his music and vision – but it was a memory I’ll cherish.

For many jazz fans (and musicians) Coleman’s signature sound is still too spiky, too untutored and just too ‘out there’ to be acceptable. It seems to have been pretty much like this from the start. Coleman was born in Fort Worth, Texas – something of a musical centre for several key jazz artists including Julius Hemphill, Ronald Shannon Jackson, Dewey Redman and Charles Moffett. Most would share a stage with the alto (and sometime tenor, trumpet and violin) player in later years.
Ornette Coleman - Change of the CenturyHis early years were characterised by rejection – he was thrown out of his high school band for improvising, beaten up (and his tenor saxophone destroyed) on his first tour with a rhythm and blues band and isolated in his New York apartment in the early 1960s. The early adoption of an unconventional white plastic sax only irritated further the many critics of his sound but, surprisingly, Atlantic Records had enough faith in his singular talent to sign him for a multi-record deal, resulting in the appropriately named The Shape of Jazz to Come album in 1959.

Coleman went on to plough his singular musical furrow – whether in conventional jazz trio and quartet form, with a full symphony orchestra, incorporating traditional musicians from China or with ornette coleman - live at the golden circlehis electric (and eclectic) free funk group Prime Time – until his death this month. However, as critic John Fordham noted, he remained one of the greatest geniuses of a simple song, the song of the blues. Coleman stripped down and simplified the conventional harmonic framework of jazz, remoulding the raw materials of improvisation and casting off the formal and technical bonds of the bebop style dominating jazz during his childhood. But his saxophone sound was steeped in the slurred notes and rough-hewn intonation of 19th-century singers and saloon-front guitarists at work before jazz was even born. His affecting tone swelled with the eloquence of the human voice.

Ornette Coleman Complete Science Fiction-Sessions-L074646356920There isn’t a better way of understanding the core of Coleman’s sound than this, but really the only way to appreciate Coleman is – of course – to listen to his music. There are some obvious places to start for the untutored listener. I’d recommend Ramblin’, from the 1960 album Change of the Century if only because of Charlie Haden’s sublime bass coda which would later be pinched by Ian Dury to form the backbone of Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll. Add to this the clarity of vision of his Live at the Golden Circle trio (try the opener from Volume 1, Spaces and Places) and then go to the amazing Complete Science Fiction album and choose the opening track What Reason Could I Give? with Indian vocalist Asha Puthli. To end this avant garde feast, dive into the free funk world of Coleman’s Prime Time band and swim around Ornette Coleman - Virgin Beautyin the harmolodic freedom of Singing in the Shower from the album Virgin Beauty where he’s joined by Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia. The last track also has an electric bass line that in places owes something to where your journey began with Charlie Haden’s playing on Ramblin’… And that word ‘harmolodic’? Coleman invented it because he needed something that would symbolise the equal importance of harmony, melody and rhythm. Of course. It seems a good place to end.

[With grateful thanks to John Fordham’s excellent obituary – the Guardian 12 June 2015]

Playlist – 10 June 2015: featuring Joyce Moreno

I think I said What a voice! on the show as the last of three tunes from Joyce Moreno’s new album Raiz came to an end. To many lovers of Brazilian music, Joyce is someone special. She started out in the 1960s and has been going strong ever since. I remember going into central London to pay good money for the 1980 vinyl import Feminina and the record has remained a firm favourite ever since. British-based label Far Out has just released her latest album Raiz which is dedicated  to her musical roots and features her interpretations of classic Brazilian tunes. Her husband Tutty Moreno is on drums, there is some fine piano work from Helio Alves, but, above all, you cannot miss that voice….

Here she is with a simply (literally) stunning version of Aguas da Marco (Waters of March). Tutty Moreno is on drums here too.

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Also on the show this week was more Eastern European jazz, available at: stevesjazzsounds.co.uk This comprised  a touch of paradise from Slovakian pianist Pavel Morochovic and his trio on an original  album entitled Awakening ; a tune by Polish quartet  HoTS from Harmony of the Spheres (a title that reminded me of Sun Ra) and Polish quartet Next Generation – check out the trumpet work from Gabriel Sunday.

The Next Generation CD called Live at Jazz Odra also which prompted  a tune from Charles Lloyd’s new live album on Blue Note. Wild Man Dance is a suite recorded live at the Jazz Odra festival – we featured the lengthy opening tune Flying Over the Odra Valley that we have already played on Cosmic Jazz.

Check this all music out via our MixCloud tab and listen out for more varied jazz next week.

  1. HoTS – Marie El from Harmony of the Spheres
  2. Sun Ra – Sunology from A Space Odyssey CD 2 Lift Off
  3. Charles Lloyd – Wild Man Dance from Wild Man Dance
  4. Next Generation – Diversity of Opinions from Live at Jazz Odra
  5. Joyce Moreno – Desafinado/Aquarelado Brasil from Raiz
  6. Joyce Moreno – Tamba from Raiz
  7. Joyce Moreno – Ceu E Mar from Raiz
  8. Pavel Morochovik Trio – Renaissance III – Paradise from Awakening

 

Playlist – 03 June 2015: a jazz party

Jazz is usually performed to a seated audience, not as music to dance to. Yet, such practice ignores much of the earlier history of jazzkuroda and what jazz can still offer today.

The programme this week offers danceable jazz , so click the MixCloud tab and party.

Some of the selections such as that from Japanese trumpeter Takuya Kuroda, the Shez Raja Collective or Kenny Garrett were recorded recently. The Middlewood Session from Sheffield and Gregory Porter were recorded just a few years back, while Milton Banana & Tenorio Jr. started the show with classic Brazilian jazz tunes. There are other classic jazz tunes too.

Listen and groove to the bass lines of Shez Raja and in the opening of Shout It Out from Patrice Rushen. Taste Caribbean Carnival sounds with Kenny Garrett; get the feeling of a jazzy big band with Middlewood sessions and the Hi-Fly Orchestra; sway to the lilting Brazilian rhythms of Milton Banana; soak in the conscious soul-jazz of Gregory Porter and hear the pounding beat of Kamal Abdul Alim.

Jazz dance is worldwide. The ten tunes in this show included musicians from Brazil, the UK, Japan, the USA, Israel, South Africa and Germany. So, follow the movement; play, move and enjoy!

  1. Milton Banana – Ladeira da Preguice from Blue Brazil 2
  2. Tenorio Jr – Consolacao from Bossa Jazz CD2
  3. Grupo Batuque – Ida E Volta from Brazilian Love Affair 5
  4. Middlewood Sessions – Fall Back from The Middlewood Sessions
  5. Takuya Kuroda – Afro Blues from Rising Son
  6. Kenny Garrett – J’Ouvert (Homage to Sonny Rollins) from Pushing the World Away
  7. Patrice Rushen – Shout It Out  from BGP Presents Jazz Funk
  8. Shez Raja Collective feat. Gilad Atzman – Quiverwish from Soho Live
  9. African Jazz Pioneers – Yeka Yeka from African Jazz Pioneers
  10. The Hi-Fly Orchestra – Fi-Fly Stomp from Music for Jazz Dancers
  11. Kamal Abdul Alim – Brotherhood from Kev Beadle Presents Private Collection
  12. Gregory Porter – 1960 What? from Water

 

Playlist – 27 May 2015: Neil’s selection

This week’s CJ featured a remarkable new release – the appropriately titled The Epic from saxophonist Kamasi Washington. This is a triple CD set with almost three hours of music featuring a 20 strong choir, a 32 piece orchestra and Washington’s own 10 piece group. We started the show the opening track on CD1 (Change of the Guard) and ended the show with the closing track on CD3 (The Message).

the epic4Washington has most recently played with Kendrick Lamar on his excellent hip hop release To Pimp a Butterfly and Flying Lotus on his You’re Dead! album from last year – but you wouldn’t know it from The Epic.  There’s no hip-hop or out-there electronics here. This triple album set references soul jazz, John Coltrane (various periods), and 1970s fusion leaders like Miles Davis and Weather Report. The Epic’s  Disc 1 opener Change of the Guard begins with piano chords that sound almost entirely lifted from the playbook of McCoy Tyner and the opening theme is pure post-Impressions Coltrane. The string section element reminds us of Alice Coltrane and Washington’s tenor sax solo at the end of the track has more than a little Pharoah Sanders in its screeches and wails. As you might guess, this new release comes highly recommended.

After his widely-praised Trio Libero project with Michel Benita and Seb Rochford, Andy Sheppard has now  added Eivind Aarset to his group. He made significant contributions to Sheppard’s 2008 Movements in Colour release – an album I come back to frequently. With Aarset’s ambient drones and electronic textures as a backdrop, Sheppard seems to have even more space to explore. We played the opening track Tipping Point.

the chefI enjoyed the Jon Favreau feel good film The Chef recently and loved the soundtrack. It features a hand picked selection of latin, rare groove, tex-mex and New Orleans brass bands – all chosen expertly by music consultant Mathieu Schreyer. We featured one of my favourites from Brit Will Holland (aka Quantic) before a long excursion into one of the many classic jazz releases from that iconic jazz year of 1959. This is an essential release in any comprehensive jazz collection – drummer Shelly Manne’s group live at the Blackhawk Club in San Francisco . This 5CD set features trumpeter Joe Gordon, tenor saxophonist Richie Kamuca, pianist Victor Feldman and bassist Monty Budwig and we focused on a lengthy version of Poinciana.

We followed this with two contemporary vocalists – Lalah Hathaway (guesting on Robert Glasper’s album) and Gregory Porter (also guesting here with the soul-jazz group Ebonics). Finally – and before returning to Kamasi Washington – we featured the new releases from two giants of the contemporary jazz piano scene. The first was
Break_StuffKeith Jarrett, here playing  a solo track from his new release Creation. I’m disappointed by this release, despite all the praise it has gathered in the popular press. The tracks have nowhere near the lyrical improvisation of the classic Bremen/Lausanne or the dark depths of the Carnegie Hall concert. Thankfully, we moved quickly on to another outstanding new piano trio collection from New York pianist Vijay Iyer. CJ featured Iyer’s tribute to Detroit house pioneer Robert Hood.

We ended with another blast from Kamasi Washington – the closing track from his mammoth debut The Epic. You can see more of Washington’s longtime group in performance in this extract from an NPR Jazz Night in America concert.

  1. Kamasi Washington – Change of the Guard from The Epic
  2. Andy Sheppard – Tipping Point from Surrounded by Sea
  3. Quantic and Nicodemus – Mi Swing es Tropical from The Best of Quantic
  4. Shelly Manne and his Men – Poinciana from The Complete Live at the Blackhawk
  5. Robert Glasper – Jesus Children from Black Radio 2
  6. Gregory Porter – Issues of Life from Issues of LIfe
  7. Keith Jarrett – Part 1, Toronto from Creation
  8. Vijay Iyer Trio – Hood from Break Stuff
  9. Kamasi Washington – The Message from The Epic

 

Playlist – 20 May 2015: the world of jazz

Click the MixCloud button this week to catch some great tunes from the past, some contemporary Polish jazz, a trip to Brazil via Japan and the latest from Charles Lloyd.

The Pharaohs is one of the tunes that came up on my iPod this week which prompted selection for the show. It is one of those great up-tempo vocal tunes that cross over from soul to jazz and back again with a touch of gospel along the way.  Another classic piece came from Jimmy Heath who got a full airing this week after being cut short because of time in the last show.

Contemporary Polish jazz came from drummer Piotr Budniak and his Essential Group whose album provides ‘simple stories about hope and worries’, Serious philosophical stuff and great music too! There was also a tune from pianist Prezmek Raminiak and the jazz fusion ensemble Moon Hoax.

Brazil was represented by Milton Nascimento and a tune he wrote Cravo e Canelo (cloves and cinnamon). There are some other excellent interpretations of this tune including one on the first Friends From Rio  album. A highlight of the show, however, was a Brazilian tune recorded at Sony Japan in 1974 with a Brazilian singer Sonia Rosa and a Japanese bandleader Yuja Ohno. It was available only to those who bought a Sony stereo at the sales fair in Tokyo in 1974. It is a perfect Brazilian dancefloor jazz extended piece that left me wondering why it has taken me so long to  pick up on it.

Finally, another highlight from the latest album by Charles Lloyd who is now signed to Blue Note. It is a live recording from the Jazztopad Festival Wroclaw Poland. This week’s YouTube clip is of Wild Man Dance, the title tune of this album.

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  1. The Pharaohs – FreedomTime  from Freedom Rhythm and Sound
  2. Jimmy Heath – Hands Up! Feet Down! from The Gap Sealer
  3. Przemek Raminiak – The Locomotive from The Locomotive
  4. Piotr Budniak Essential Group – Wyplata Po Terminie from Simple Stories about Hope and Worries
  5. Moon Hoax – Moon Hoax from Moon Hoax
  6. Milton Nascimento – Cravo e Canela from Milton
  7. Sonia Rosa and Yuja Ohno – Casa Forte from Brazilian Beats 4
  8. Charles Lloyd – Flying Over the Odra Valley from Wild Man Dance

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