Tag: Jazz

The Best of 2015…So Far

Robert Rich-Filaments

We pick the Best Echoes CDs of the Year at the halfway point. John Diliberto then runs them down from #25 to number 1. It begins with a band we’ve never heard of before and ends with an Icon of Echoes. We’ll hear from artists who put out signature releases, others reaching for ambitious highs and still others reflecting on very long careers.

Wadada Leo Smith Live

Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith was a founding member of the AACM and he brings that sense of jazz freedom and possibilities to bear in a live performance at Philadelphia’s Clef Club with his Golden Quartet.