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International Jazz Conspiracy

Jul 8, 2020 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Music/Experimental

With Emel

The program is a sonic journey through contemporary jazz, free improvisation, new music, hindustani music, flamenco, world music, underground, avant garde and art music from different corners of the globe, as well as interviews and live studio performances by local and visiting artists and the occasional musical restructuring*. An adventure in sound, a journey into the tone world.

We strive to present music with duende, a term originally used by flamenco musicians referring to inspiration, magic and fire in music. There is no direct translation for it in English, but the closest would be "soulful".
The famous Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca often speaks of duende. In his lecture "El juego y la teoria del duende" (Play and Theory of the Duende) he says:
"All through Andalucia. . . people speak constantly of duende, and recognize it with unfailing instinct when it appears... These dark sounds are the mystery, the roots... from which we get what is real in art... Thus duende is a force and not a behavior, it is a struggle and not a concept. I have heard an old master guitarist say: ‘Duende is not in the throat; duende surges up from the soles of the feet.’ Which means it is not a matter of ability, but of true living style; of blood; of ancient culture; of spontaneous creation."
Duende is not just found in flamenco though. In the liner notes of Miles Davis' 1964 album My Funny Valentine, Nat Hentoff says: "In trying to distill the particular mesmeric quality of Miles Davis, Kenneth Tynan has referred to the Spanish word DUENDE: 'It has no English equivalent,' he explained, but it denotes 'the ability to transmit a profoundly felt emotion with the minimum of fuss and the maximum of restraint... Miles Davis has DUENDE.' "

Hosted by Emel Sherzad.

'May music never just become another way of making money.'
- Keith Tippett

*musical restructuring: simultaneous playback/mixing of various audio sources, a.k.a. audio collage.

International Jazz Conspiracy
10:01 PM
Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Ennio Morricone The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Film Music by Ennio Morricone VIP Virgin
10:04 PM
Julie Tippetts - Shifting Still
Julie Tippetts Shifting Still
Sunset Glow Disconforme
10:08 PM
Dudu Pukwana - Tete and Barbs In My Mind
Dudu Pukwana Tete and Barbs In My Mind
Ubagile Jazz Colours
10:20 PM
Harry Miller's Isipingo - Dancing Damon
Harry Miller's Isipingo Dancing Damon
Full Steam Ahead Reel Recordings
10:35 PM
Elton Dean's Ninesense - Nicra
Elton Dean's Ninesense Nicra
Live at the BBC Hux Records
10:53 PM
Elton Dean's Ninesense - Seven for Me
Elton Dean's Ninesense Seven for Me
Live at the BBC Hux Records
11:05 PM
H. Hopper, E. Dean, K. Tippett, J. Gallivan - Seven Drones
H. Hopper, E. Dean, K. Tippett, J. Gallivan Seven Drones
Cruel But Fair One Way Records
11:14 PM
H. Hopper, E. Dean, K. Tippett, J. Gallivan - Soul Fate
H. Hopper, E. Dean, K. Tippett, J. Gallivan Soul Fate
Cruel But Fair One Way Records
11:20 PM
Mark Charig, Keith Tippett, Ann Winter - Pavanne
Mark Charig, Keith Tippett, Ann Winter Pavanne
Pipedream Ogun
11:27 PM
Mark Charig, Keith Tippett, Ann Winter - Pipedream
Mark Charig, Keith Tippett, Ann Winter Pipedream
Pipedream Ogun
11:35 PM
Elton Dean - Second Thoughts
Elton Dean Second Thoughts
The Vortex Tapes Slam Productions 1992
11:50 PM
Dennis Gonzalez Dallas-London Sextet - Catechism part 1
Dennis Gonzalez Dallas-London Sextet Catechism part 1
Catechism Music & Arts