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Carla calling

Carla Bley
Page added Aug 18, 2017 Updated Aug 25, 2017

Music from Carla Bley on this episode, as we head back to the MIJF 2017 and a live set from her trio of Andy Sheppard and Steve Swallow.

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Carla Bley visited the recent Melbourne International Jazz Fest and Jazztrack captured the pianist's trio set live at the Melbourne Recital Centre. She was joined by her long-time counterparts Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard - and on this episode, we'll hear an extended version of her piece 'Copycat.'

Also on Jazztrack: new music from Gary Peacock and his trio, plus more from yet another ABC recording at the MRC with Johannes Luebbers and his Dectet - celebrating a decade.

Presented by Mal Stanley
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Artist Biography


Carla Bley (née Borg; born May 11, 1936) is an American jazz composer, pianist, organist and bandleader. An important figure in the free jazz movement of the 1960s, she is perhaps best known for her jazz opera Escalator Over The Hill (released as a triple LP set), as well as a book of compositions that have been performed by many other artists, including Gary Burton, Jimmy Giuffre, George...

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On Aug 21, 2017. 12:37pm
Anonymous said

It was wonderful to hear this superb music replayed. Thanks ABC Jazz.
Christopher Lynch.

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