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Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood

Jez Nelson presents another chance to hear one of the programme's most requested sets from US jazz-funk fusion supergroup Medeski Scofield Martin and Wood, recorded at the Barbican in July 2007. The trio consisting of Hammond-organist John Medeski, drummer Billy Martin and bassist Chris Wood first collaborated with former Miles Davis guitarist John Scofield on the latter's 1998 album, A Go Go.

Considered to have a wide appeal, the quartet's music is rooted in funk and the blues as well as in the jazz improvisation tradition, with the versatile Scofield having in the past collaborated with musicians such as Gary Burton, Steve Swallow, Pat Metheny and Bugge Wesseltoft, as well as DJ logic.

Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood Recorded at the Barbican July 2007

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Peggy Sutton

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Track Title Seventy Four Miles Away
Composer Joe Zawinul
Album Title Ethnomusicology Volume 1
Label Atlantic

MEDESKI, SCOFIELD, MARTIN & WOOD LIVE AT THE BARBICAN JULY 2007

LINE-UP:

John Medeski – Hammond organ, Rhodes piano, Wurlitzer, clavinet, mellodica and Mellotron
John Scofield – guitar
Billy Martin – drums
Chris Wood – bass

PART 1
SET LIST:

Track Title – A Go Go
Composer – John Scofield

Track Title – Cachaca
Composer – Chris Wood

Track Title – Little Walter Rides Again
Composer – John Scofield

Track Title – Down The Tubes
Composer – Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood

Track Title – Deadzy
Composer – John Scofield

Track Title – What Now
Composer – Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood

PART 2
SET LIST:

Track Title – Hanuman
Composer – Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood

Track Title – Miles Behind
Composer – Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood

Track Title – Hottentot
Composer – John Scofield

LINKS:

www.myspace.com/medeskiscofieldmartinandwood
www.mmw.net
www.johnscofield.com

RECOMMENDED FURTHER LISTENING:

Artist – Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood
Album – Out, Louder
Label – Indirecto Records (2007)

Artist – John Scofield
Album – A Go Go
Label – Verve (1997)

1 hour, 30 minutes

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