Jessica Nicholas:

Necks unfolding

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The latest offering from The Necks sees them exploring new territory. Called 'Unfold', it's a double album featuring four open tracks.

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These relatively compact improvisations were recorded almost like live performances, and we'll hear one of the most memorable pieces as the centrepiece of this week's show. Plus music from some newly anointed jazz GRAMMY winners, and a pair of vintage recordings featuring Danish bassist Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen.

Tracks in this program

1. ‘There Will Never Be Another You’ - Liam Budge 
CD: Liam Budge, 2012

2. ‘Zamurka’ - Hermine Deurloo 
CD: Living Here, 2016

3. ‘Most of All’ - Hazmat Modine
CD: Extra-Deluxe-Supreme, 2015

4. ‘Blue in Green’ - Charlie Haden & the Liberation Music Orchestra 
CD: Time/Life (Song for the Whales and Other Beings), 2016 

5. ‘Blue Mountain’ - The Necks 
LP: Unfold, 2017 

6. ‘Tones’ - Divergence Jazz Orchestra 
CD: Fake It Until You Make It, 2016

7. ‘Don’t Lose Your Steam’ - Gregory Porter
CD: Take Me to the Alley, 2016

8. ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ - John Scofield
CD: Country for Old Men, 2016

9. ‘Mood Indigo’ - NHOP & Mulgrew Miller 
CD: The Duo – Live!, 2000/2016

10. ‘Green Grass’ - Thomas Clausen
CD: Rain, 1980/2012

11. ‘Generosity’ - Origami
CD: The Usefulness of Art, 2013

12. ‘Tocororo’ - Alfredo Rodriguez
CD: Tocororo, 2016

13. ‘Walking Home’ - Hermine Deurloo 
CD: Living Here, 2016

Presenter: Jessica Nicholas
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Feb 16, 2017. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The Necks are an experimental jazz trio from Sydney, comprising Chris Abrahams on piano and Hammond organ, Tony Buck on drums, percussion and electric guitar, and Lloyd Swanton on bass guitar and double bass. The band, who are also well known in Europe, play improvisational pieces of up to an hour in length that explore the development and demise of repeating musical figures. Live...

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On Feb 22, 2017. 8:22pm
Anonymous said

Wonderfully innovative, The Necks remain a cult outfit beyond classification embracing their own enigmatic spheres of sublimely created sound-scapes. When listening to the thrillingly, unpredictable Necks, particularly live, never be surprised to be surprised!
Christopher Lynch.

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