Playing tracks by
Ben Allison, Gil Scott-Heron, Terry Callier, Elio Villafranca, Don Byron and more.
This show was 18th in the global experimental chart, 22nd in the global indie chart and 66th in the global jazz chart.
Spoken word is performance art that goes hand in hand with jazz because words often sound great and notes can speak loud and clear. In this episode we will explore the best of it, together with outstanding new releases that are making our summer even hotter than it already is!
The playlist will include music and words by Gil Scott-Heron, Terry Callier, Elio Villafranca, Don Byron, Emile Parisien & Wynton Marsalis, William Tatge, Steve Coleman & Five Elements, Maria Grand, Branford Marsalis, Jason Moran, Matt Wilson, Hermeto Pascoal, Brad Mehldau, Jason Lindner, Ursula Rucker, Gerald Clayton feat. Aja Monet & Carl Hancock Rux, David Murray & Saul Williams, Ginger Baker, Michael Lowenstern, Caroline Davis.
Detailed playlist available at https://spinitron.com/radio/index.php?station=rfb&month=Aug&year=2018&playlist=7408#here