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Thanya Iyer Slow Burn N
Rest - EP Topshelf 2022
Thanya Iyer is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Sunfear Wake Up Song N
Octopus Dark Entries 2022
Set Break: over L’Ostopera track #8 by Mr. Various
Surya Botofasina Sun of Keshava N
Everyone's Children Spiritus Records 2022
Keyboardist and composer Surya Botofasina 🙏🏾 was taught in the tradition of Alice Coltrane. Bandcamp
Harold Budd & Brian Eno An Arc of Doves
Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror Editions EG 1980
The second of Brian Eno's "Ambient" series, which ended after only 4 releases.
Set Break: over “Adhan” by Michael Manring
The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys Universal-Island Records Ltd. 1971
English rock band formed in 1967.
Tony Bray Zamapara
Outside, Looking In Tony Bray 2004
Tony Bray is a freelance musician , and has performed on stages in clubs, casinos and cruise ships all over the world for over 35 years. He also spent countless hours in the studio as a musician, arranger, mixer, consultant and producer. He has a degree in Studio Music and Jazz from the Univ. of Tennessee.
Nicholas Thys It's Been A While
Virgo Pirouet 2009
Bass player, born and raised in Brussels Belgium in 1968, from a musical family, lived in Amsterdam for about 6 years, in NYC between 1999 and 2007, and is currently a resident of Brussels.
Set Break: over “Life Of Joel” by Steve Tibbetts
Frank Zappa Farther O'Blivion
Road Tapes, Venue #2 (Live Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland/1973) Frank Zappa Catalog 2016
Excerpt of a 24 minute recording. Edited for 'content'.
Another in the seemingly endless series of Zappa's archival recordings.
Snarky Puppy Bigly Strictness
Immigrance GroundUP 2019
Formed in Denton, Texas in 2004, the band features a collective of nearly 40 musicians, many from the Univ. of North Texas.
Jaga Jazzist Spiral Era
Pyramid Brainfeeder 2020
Norwegian 9-piece instrumental band.
Ozric Tentacles SpaceBase
The Floor's Too Far Away Magna Carta 2006
English progressive/space/psychedelic rock band founded in 1983. They fuse jazz rock, hard rock and acid rock with influences from world music.
MNO Kat Mix
Sessions Des Rosiers EP 1 Six Degrees Emerging Artist 2006
Michael Emenau, aka "MNO" has made a lot of music in a lot of styles. Bandcamp
Ozone Quartet Flood
Nocturne Flat Five Records 1999
Ozone Quartet was an instrumental band based in Raleigh, NC. 1992-2004. Bandcamp
Tunnels Prisoner of the Knitting Factory Hallway (Composition By Marc Wagnon)
Tunnels - With Percy Jones Buckyball Music, Inc. 1999
Tunnels was founded by Swiss vibraphonist and percussionist Marc Wagnon and bassist Percy Jones, who was an essential element of the first recording put out by the band, titled "With Percy Jones" and released in 1994.
Pixel Nothing Beats Reality
Golden Years Cuneiform Records 2015
Pixel is a Norwegian pop-jazz quartet.
Set Break: over “Chandogra” by Steve Tibbetts
Anoushka Shankar Pd7
Breathing Under Water Manhattan Records 2007
Collaboration between sitarist Anoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale (of Tabla Beat Science fame). Plenty of guest musicians on this one.
Onethreeseven Mondo Melodia 2000
Founded by Erran Baron Cohen, brother of Sacha (aka Borat, Ali G, etc.). He also scored the original music for his brother's films Borat, Brüno, The Dictator, and Grimsby, as well as his TV series Da Ali G Show and Who Is America?
The sampled vocals were by Zehava Ben (Born 1968 in Beer Sheva), an Israeli Mizrahi singer.
Axiom of Choice Evanescent
Unfolding Narada 2002
Axiom of Choice was a California based world music group of Iranian émigrés who performed a fusion style incorporating Persian classical music and modern Western musical concepts.
Loga Ramin Torkian later joined with Azam Ali (from 'Vas') to form 'Niyaz'.
Traveler '03 Six Degrees Records 2003
Electronic / world music fusion, combining Bulgarian choir, Sufi trance, drum & bass and downtempo. Formed in 1998 by Jeffery Stott and Michael Emenau. Vocalist Irina Mikhailova joined the group for their second album. "Izgrala" was originally issued on this Traveler compilation 🍸 , and later on Lumin's "Ketri" in 2007.
Set Break: over “Mae Hong Song” by Ozric Tentacles
David "Fuze" Fiuczynski Sakalahachi
KiF Express FuzeLicious Morsels 2008
David Fiuczynski is a multi-culti jazz guitarist with a punk attitude. Currently a professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Swift Technique Sir Funk
You Boys Be Aight Swift Technique 2014
Swift Technique is Philadelphia’s funk/soul musical collective. Bandcamp
Dirk Quinn Band Evil Birdman of Funk
QuinnTet Dirk Quinn Band 2008
The Dirk Quinn Band is a good time jam band from Philadelphia.
Set Break: over “Gavotte Chétive“ by Miriodor
Fabian Spampinato Gymnopedie #1
#Fundemia s/r 2021
I can't figure out exactly who this is or where he's from. He is associated with "Caballero Reynaldo" and his series of Spanish Zappa covers. Maybe he's from Argentina? The #Fundemia release has several Zappa covers, but I'm playing Erik Satie's "Gymnopedia #1", arranged and performed in the style of a Zappa band.