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Dan Weiss's Starebaby and Abdullah Ibrahim

Soweto Kinch with Dan Weiss and Starebaby from the 2019 Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Plus the great South African pianist and bandleader Abdullah Ibrahim talks to Alyn Shipton about his new album The Balance released this month, and Al Ryan has the latest from BBC Introducing.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Mon 17 Jun 2019 23:00

Music Played

  • Dan Weiss Starebaby

    Annica

  • Dan Weiss Starebaby

    Veiled

  • Dan Weiss Starebaby

    Episode 8 Sequel

  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    The Balance

    • The Balance.
    • Gearbox Records.
    • 1.
  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    Skippy

    • The Balance.
    • Gearbox Records.
    • 8.
  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    Song for Sathima

    • The Balance.
    • Gearbox Records.
    • 6.
  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    Jabula

    • The Balance.
    • Gearbox Records.
    • 3.
  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    ZB2

    • The Balance.
    • Gearbox Records.
    • 7.
  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    Manenberg Revisited

    • Water from an Ancient Well.
    • Black Hawk Records.
    • 3.
  • Major Ruse

    Berlin

  • Northern Monkey Brass Band

    Monkey Blood

  • Kinkajous

    Loke

PLAYLIST

Artist              Soweto Kinch

Title                The Healing

Composer     Kinch

Album            The Legend of Mike Smith

Label              Soweto Kinch Recordings

Number        SKP003 CD 2 Track 39

Duration       54’’

Performers: Soweto Kinch, as, rhodes, prog; Shabaka Hutchings, ts; Karl Rasheed-Abel, b; Graham Godfrey, d. 2015  

 

Clips:

 

Artist                          Dan Weiss / Starebaby

Title                            Episode 8 Sequel (excerpt)

Composer                 Dan Weiss

Album                        BBC live recording @ Cheltenham Jazz 2019

Duration                   0:20

Performers              Dan Weiss                drums

Craig Taborn            piano / synthesizers

Matt Mitchell           piano / synthesizers

Ben Monder            guitar

Trevor Dunn            bass

Note                           credits also available on the band’s album

A Puncher’s Chance

 

 

Artist                          Abdullah Ibrahim

Title                            Manenberg Revisited

Composer                 Abdullah Ibrahim

Album                        Water from an Ancient Well

Label                          Black Hawk Records

Number                    BKH 50207 CD track 3 (excerpt)

Duration                   0:52

Performers              Charles Davis           baritone sax

                                    Ricky Ford                tenor sax

                                    Abdullah Ibrahim   piano

                                    Ben Riley                   drums

                                    David Williams        bass

                                    Carlos Ward             flute

 

 

Artist                          Kinkajous                 

Title                            Loke

Duration                   0:38

 

Dan Weiss’ Starebaby performs at Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2019

 

Artist                          Dan Weiss / Starebaby

Title                            Annica

Composer                 Dan Weiss

Album                        BBC live recording @ Cheltenham Jazz 2019

Duration                   18:30

Performers              Dan Weiss                (drums)

Craig Taborn            (piano / synthesizers)

Matt Mitchell           (piano / synthesizers)

Ben Monder            (guitar)

Trevor Dunn            (bass)

Note                           credits also available on the band’s album

A Puncher’s Chance

 

 

Artist                          Dan Weiss / Starebaby

Title                            Veiled

Composer                 Dan Weiss

Album                        BBC live recording @ Cheltenham Jazz 2019

Duration                   16:02

Performers              Dan Weiss                (drums)

Craig Taborn            (piano / synthesizers)

Matt Mitchell           (piano / synthesizers)

Ben Monder            (guitar)

Trevor Dunn            (bass)

Note                           credits also available on the band’s album A Puncher’s Chance

 

 

Title                            Episode 8 Sequel

Composer                 Dan Weiss

Album                        BBC live recording @ Cheltenham Jazz 2019

Duration                   14:33

Performers              Dan Weiss                drums

Craig Taborn            piano / synthesizers

Matt Mitchell           piano / synthesizers

Ben Monder            guitar

Trevor Dunn            bass

Note                           credits also available on the band’s album A Puncher’s Chance

 

Alyn Shipton interviews South African pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim

 

Artist                          Abdullah Ibrahim

Title                            The Balance

Composer                 Abdullah Ibrahim

Album                        The Balance

Label                          Gearbox Records

Number                    GB 1554 CD track 1

Duration                   1:06 (excerpt)

Performers              Abdullah Ibrahim               piano 
Noah Jackson                     double bass 

Will Terrill                             drums 
Cleave Guyton Jr.               flute

Lance Bryant                       tenor saxophone 
Andrae Murchison             trombone 
Marshall McDonald           baritone saxophone 

 

 

Artist                          Abdullah Ibrahim

Title                            Skippy

Composer                 Thelonious Monk / arr. Abdullah Ibrahim

Album                        The Balance

Label                          Gearbox Records

Number                    GB 1554 CD track 8

Duration                   2:46 (excerpt)

Performers              Abdullah Ibrahim               piano 
Noah Jackson                      double bass

Will Terrill                             drums 
Cleave Guyton Jr.               piccolo
Lance Bryant                       tenor saxophone 
Andrae Murchison             trombone 
Marshall McDonald           baritone saxophone 

 

 

Artist                          Abdullah Ibrahim

Title                            Song for Sathima

Composer                 Abdullah Ibrahim

Album                        The Balance

Label                          Gearbox Records

Number                    GB 1554 CD track 6

Duration                   1:36 (excerpt)

Performers              Abdullah Ibrahim               piano 
Noah Jackson                      double bass
Will Terrill                             drums 
Cleave Guyton Jr.               alto saxophone

Lance Bryant                       tenor saxophone 
Andrae Murchison             trombone 
Marshall McDonald           baritone saxophone 

 

Artist                          Abdullah Ibrahim

Title                            Jabula

Composer                 Abdullah Ibrahim

Album                        The Balance

Label                          Gearbox Records

Number                    GB 1554 CD track 3

Duration                   3:43

Performers              Abdullah Ibrahim               piano 
Noah Jackson                      cello
Alec Dankworth                 double bass
Will Terrill                             drums 
Cleave Guyton Jr.               alto saxophone

Lance Bryant                       tenor saxophone 
Andrae Murchison             trombone 
Marshall McDonald           baritone saxophone 

 

 

Artist                          Abdullah Ibrahim

Title                            ZB2

Composer                 Abdullah Ibrahim

Album                        The Balance

Label                          Gearbox Records

Number                    GB 1554 CD track 3

Duration                   2:04

Performers              Abdullah Ibrahim               piano 

 

Artist                          Abdullah Ibrahim

Title                            Manenberg Revisited

Composer                 Abdullah Ibrahim

Album                        Water from an Ancient Well

Label                          Black Hawk Records

Number                    BKH 50207 CD track 3 (excerpt)

Duration                   2:14

Performers              Charles Davis           baritone sax

                                    Ricky Ford                tenor sax

                                    Abdullah Ibrahim   piano

                                    Ben Riley                   drums

                                    David Williams        bass

                                    Carlos Ward             flute

 

 

Al Ryan Presents some of the latest tracks uploaded to BBC Introducing

 

Artist                          Major Ruse

Title                            Berlin

Duration                   3’05

 

Artist                          Northern Monkey Brass Band

Title                            Monkey Blood

Duration                   5’03

 

 

Artist                          Kinkajous                 

Title                            Loke

Duration                   4:00


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Soweto Kinch, Emma Smith and Al Ryan.