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Page added Feb 17, 2017 Updated Feb 24, 2017

Trumpeter David Weiss brings together his band Point of Departure on a new recording titled Wake Up Call, drawing inspiration from the 60s.

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David Weiss has led a number of recognised ensembles, including The Cookers and the New Jazz Composers Octet. With Point of Departure, the trumpet player looks to the music of the 60s, and particularly the way that jazz assimilated various other genres during that time. Weiss has reworked tunes by John McLaughlin, Tony Williams and Joe Henderson - to name a few - and we'll hear from the record on this episode.

Also coming up: classic Tony Gould and Keith Hounslow on the LP Introducing McJad, Emma Stephenson and her 2016 release with Hieronymus Trio and another recent live recording from Bennetts Lane, featuring Julien Wilson, Stephen Magnusson and Phil Collings.

Presented by Mal Stanley
Image: David Weiss' Website
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Feb 19, 2017. 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Feb 22, 2017. 2:00pm - 3:50pm
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Moving jazz forward has been David Weiss’s modus operandi ever since he appeared on the scene in the late eighties when he established himself in New York by touring and/or recording with the likes of Freddie Hubbard, Charles Tolliver, Billy Harper, Bobby Hutcherson, Slide Hampton, James Moody, Tom Harrell, Louis Hayes, Muhal Richard Abrams, and Billy Hart, among many others. Weiss was born...

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