Jessica Nicholas:

Bassist steps up

Brendan Clarke
Page added Dec 3, 2013 Updated Dec 13, 2013

Bassist Brendan Clarke - a valued sideman on Sydney's jazz scene for many years - releases his first CD as bandleader, 'Stretch'.

We'll also sample the latest recordings from Polish pianist Leszek Mozdzer and US Hammond organist Joey DeFrancesco, along with two recent releases by the octegenarian trumpeter Kenny Wheeler. 

Tracks in this program

1. ‘The Piano Player’- Leigh Barker & the New Sheiks
CD: Australiana (independent LBQ2013)

2. ‘Santa Lucia’ - Gonebanda 
CD: Here From There (independent)

3. ‘Courting the Edge of Angst and Ecstasy’ - Mike Nock's Big Small Band
CD: Live (ABC Jazz ABC981 5676)

4. ‘Bohemia After Dark’ - Brendan Clarke 
CD: Stretch (independent)

5. ‘Laverne Walk’ - Tony Overwater 
CD: OP (Turtle Records TR0008)

6. ‘Upwards’ - Kenny Wheeler 
CD: Six For Six (CAM Jazz CAMJ78662)

7. 'Black March ' - Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone & London Vocal Project
 Tk 4: ‘Black March’ (7.48)
CD: Mirrors (Edition EDN 1038)

8. ‘Ciant’ - Norma Winstone 
CD: Distances (ECM2028)

9. ‘These are the Dues’ - The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet
CD: Reunion (Soul Note 1211912)

10. ‘Casting for Gravity’ - Donny McCaslin
Unreleased EBU recording, 2013  

11. ‘Leroy and the Lion’ - Menagerie
CD: They Shall Inherit (Tru Thoughts TRUCD263)

12. ‘The Promised Land’ - Trio M
CD: The Guest House (Enja/Yellowbird yeb-77212)

13. ‘Come Fly With Me’ - Kurt Elling
CD: 1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project (Concord Jazz 7233959)

14. 'Weeks/Shavuot' - Leszek MozdZer/Lars Danielsson/Zohar Fresco
CD: Polska (ACT 95572)

15. ‘Stardust’ -Joey DeFrancesco
CD: One For Rudy (HighNote HCD7256)

16. ‘Lullaby’ - Andrea Keller/Tamara Murphy/Allan Browne
CD: Carried by the Sun (Jazzhead HEAD072)

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Brendan Clarke (born 17 September 1985 in Dublin is an Irish football player who currently plays for St Patrick's Athletic in the League of Ireland Contents 1 Club career 1.1 St Patrick's Athletic, 1.2 Sporting Fingal, 1.3 Sligo Rovers, 1.4 Return to St. Patrick's Athletic, , 2 International career, 3 Career statistics, 4 Honours 4.1 Club, 4.2 Personal, , 5 References, 6 External...

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