Archive for December, 2006

December 22, 2006: The Music of Derek Bailey

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

Improvisation is a muddy ditch; it’s where things can grow.” –Derek Bailey

In memoriam of the late Derek Bailey, who passed away on December 25, 2005, we explore his music and his contribution to the jazz genre. This show was also replayed on December 29, 2006. Includes selections from a wide range of Bailey’s projects, from the Joseph Holbrooke Trio, to duets with Susie Ibarra, to his “Guitar, Drums n’ Bass” album, and more!

December 15, 2006: Indian Music and Jazz

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

Part of our continuing listening in to the connections between Indian music and jazz. Musical selections include Indian/Jazz fusion and Indian-influenced jazz from Natraj, Miles Davis, Joe Harriot, Ravi Shankar, Charles Lloyd, and Zakir Hussain (and yes, that is Jan Garbarek on SOPRANO saxophone, despite what Rob says. Never ask a drummer about music).

December 1, 2006: “There’s a Mingus A-Monk Us”

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Drawing on the title of the upcoming UCSB Jazz Ensemble’s Fall concert on Sunday Dec. 3rd, this show features the music of Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus. Rob interviews director of the UCSB Jazz Program, Professor Jon Nathan, about the upcoming concert.