Tales from the far Side 16.02.23 The Harp in Jazz

On this edition I explore the sound and the contributions of the Harp in Jazz featuring the pioneering forces of Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane as well as a new generation of players and innovators like Brandee Younger, Deborah Henson-Conant and Alina Bzhezhinska. And there is a touch of otherworldly World Music with Edmar Castaneda' Colombian Harp

Tales from the far Side 26.01.23 For the Love of Motian, the music of Paul Motian

On this edition you can hear a handpicked selection of recordings by the legendary Paul Motian, one of the greatest timekeepers of JAZZ, recordings he did as a sideman and as a leader. And there are also some tracks by some of his companions celebrating his music legacy.

Tales from the far Side 19.01.23 Jazz for the rainy Day

On this edition i feature some Jazz to bring you to the rainy season to brighten up your day. Music delivered by Oded Tzur, Eric Alexander, Vincent Herring, Ella Fitzgerald, Gerry Mulligan, Billie Holiday, Ron Carter, Bill Evans, Ron Miles, Dexter Gordon and many others

Tales from the far Side 12.01.23 My 2022 Favorites Part 1

On this edition I have a look at some of my favorite albums of the Jazz Year 2022 including the work of Joshua Redman, the Avishai Trio, the Cookers, Immanuel Wilkins, the Fergus McCreadie Trio, the John Donegan Irish Sextet, Kenny Garrett and others