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Theo Bleckmann/John Hollenbeck Session

Friday 1 February 2008 23:30-1:00 (Radio 3)

Including an exclusive session given from New York improvising duo, vocalist Theo Bleckmann and drummer John Hollenbeck. Plus an interview with guitarist Pat Metheny.


1 hour 30 minutes


John Hollenbeck / Theo Bleckmann in Session

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Peggy Sutton

Programme Introduction:

Artist Russell Gunn
Title Seventy Four Miles Away
Composer Zawinul
Label Atlantic
Cat No. 7567-83165-2
Album Title Ethnomusicology Volume 1

Preview of John Hollenbeck / Theo Bleckmann Session

CD Round-Up

Artist Steve Lehman Quintet (Steve Lehman - alto saxophone; Jonathan Finlayson - trumpet; Chris Dingman - vibraphone; Drew Gress - bass; Tyshawn Sorey - drums)
Title Analog Moment
Album Title On Meaning
Composer Steve Lehman
Label Pi
Cat No. PI25

For details of Steve Lehman's other current CD, visit http://www.cleanfeed-records.com/disco2.asp?intID=228

Artist Clear Frame (Lol Coxhill - soprano saxophone; Charles Hayward - drums, keyboard; Hugh Hopper - bass guitar; Orphy Robinson - vibraphone, steel pan, percussion, FX; Robert Wyatt - cornet)
Title Better Late
Album Title Clear Frame
Composer Lol Coxhill / Charles Hayward / Hugh Hopper / Orphy Robinson / Robert Wyatt
Label Continuity Records
Cat No. TINU001

Artist Food (Iain Ballamy - saxophones, alto flute; Thomas Stronen - drums, electronics; Ashley Slater - effects, keyboards)
Title Apparatus
Album Title Molecular Gastronomy
Composer Iain Ballamy / Thomas Stronen
Label Rune Grammofon
Cat No. RCD2069

Jez interviews Pat Metheny

Artist Pat Metheny - guitar; Christian McBride - acoustic bass; Antonio Sanchez - drums
Title When We Were Free
Album Title Day Trip
Composer Pat Metheny
Label Nonesuch
Cat No. 292284

Linton Chiswick presents a feature on contemporary jazz vocals

Artist Frank Sinatra
Title I Get A Kick Out Of You
Album Title Songs For Young Lovers / Swing Easy
Composer Cole Porter
Label Capitol
Cat No. 960894

Artist Phil Minton - vocals; Peter Brotzmann - sax; Michel Waisvisz - synthesizer
Title The Slug
Album Title The Berlin Station
Composer Phil Minton / Peter Brotzmann / Michel Waisvisz
Label Free Music Productions
Cat No. SAJ 57

Artist Christine Tobin
Title Tower Of Song
Album Title You Draw The Line
Composer Leonard Cohen
Label Babel
Cat No. BDV2327

Artist Christine Tobin
Title Stone Cold
Album Title You Draw The Line
Composer Christine Tobin
Label Babel
Cat No. BDV2327

Check out Christine Tobin on the web: http://www.myspace.com/ctobes

Artist Theo Bleckmann - voice & live electronic processing; Ben Monder - guitar; Satoshi Takeishi - drums, percussion & laptop
Title Carbon
Album Title At Night
Composer Theo Bleckmann / Ben Monder / Satoshi Takeishi
Label Songlines
Cat No. SGL SA1561-2

Artist Phil Minton - voice; John Aris - keyboards; Barrie Carswell - drums - Mac Johns - bass
Title She's Gone
Album Title The Jonston McPhilbry
Composer Phil Minton / John Aris / Barrie Carswell
Label N/A - not available
Cat No. N/A - not available

Artist Phil Minton - voice; John Butcher - soprano, tenor sax; Veryan Weston - piano; Roger Turner - percussion
Title Higher
Album Title Slur
Composer John Butcher / Phil Minton / Roger Turner / Veryan Weston
Label Emanem
Cat No. 4140

Artist Phil Minton - voice
Title Cenotaph
Album Title A Doughnut In Both Hands
Composer Phil Minton
Label Emanem
Cat No. 4025

Artist Phil Minton - conductor; The Feral Choir - voices
Title The Feral Choir
Album Title The Enigma Carols - High Zero Festival, 2005
Composer Phil Minton
Label Recorded
Cat No. Recorded 019

Theo Bleckmann & John Hollenbeck recorded in session at the Jazz On 3 studios on the 1st August 2007

Track list:

Snow globe
Sympathectomy (part 1-3)
Delirious empathy
Indifference curves
Simple Math

All tracks (instantly) composed by Theo Bleckmann & John Hollenbeck

Further listening:

Theo Bleckmann / Fumio Yasuda - Berlin (Winter & Winter)
Theo Bleckmann / John Hollenbeck - Static Still (GPE Records)


Watch the session - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/jazz/hollenbeck.shtml

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