Well known in the New England free improvisation community vibraphonist Ryan Kowal has assembled an amazing discography of ten recordings in the last six years. His most recent project is Hub Alignment with his group Meeting of the Minds, featuring noted boston saxophonist Charlie Kohlhase with Kit Demos, Phil Mazza and Ben Dicke. Another project is Dusty Frames a duo with guitarist Patrick Galagan.
This podcast includes a live recording of Meeting of the Minds from AS220 in Providence from June 2015.
There are few individuals who have had as large a role in shaping the history of Jazz in the latter part of the 20th century as Jack DeJohnette. He was a member of the AACM in Chicago and played with Charles Lloyd, Bill Evans and Miles Davis in the 1960s. He has had a musical conversation with Keith Jarrett that has lasted for over 40 years.
In 2016 he will be releasing a new vinyl only solo piano album. A new trio album with Ravi Coltrane on sax and Matt Garrison on bass will also be out next year.