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Jessica Nicholas:

Sandy makes waves

Sandy Evans
Page added Apr 27, 2012 Updated May 7, 2012

On this week's show, saxophonist Sandy Evans explores connections between jazz and traditional Indian music on her new CD, 'Cosmic Waves'.

Also on the show, pianist Brad Mehldau pays tribute to his favourite superhero, Aquaman, while Jukka Perko salutes a Finnish tango hero.  And the late Esbjorn Svensson features on a new album of previously unissued tracks by Sweden’s E.S.T.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JAMES – ‘Fox Hat Blues’ (3.45)
CD: Lingua Franca, 2009

JULIAN and ROMAN WASSERFUHR – ‘Fool’s Paradise’ (6.13)
CD: Gravity, 2011

DOUG DE VRIES and MAURICIO CARRILHO – ‘Astoria’ (4.01)
CD: Jacaranda, 2007

JUKKA PERKO and HURMIO-ORKESTERI – ‘Waltz for Olavi’ (9.17)
CD: Music of Olavi Virta, 2000

DON PULLEN / GEORGE ADAMS QUARTET
– ‘Song from the Old Country’ (8.11)
CD: Breakthrough, 1986

PASCAL SCHUMACHER QUARTET – ‘Seven Fountains’ (5.07)
CD: Bang My Can, 2011

MEDESKI MARTIN and WOOD – ‘Amish Pintxos’ (5.02)
CD: Radiolarians, 2010

JOHN SCOFIELD – ‘Walk With Me’ (5.11)
CD: Piety Street, 2009

SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS – ‘It Ain’t You’ (3.05)
CD: Hot, 1996

ALEX and NILUSHA –‘Afro Blue’ (4.58)
CD: Moments in Time, 2012

SANDY EVANS and FRIENDS – ‘Floating on an Emerald Green Sea’ (6.06)
CD: Cosmic Waves, 2012

JAZZGROOVE MOTHERSHIP ORCHESTRA and KRISTIN BERARDI ‘Mr. Jackson’ (10.33)
CD: Kristin Berardi Meeets the Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra, 2011

E.S.T. – ‘The Childhood Dream’ (8.02)
CD: 301, 2012

GIAN SLATER and INVENIO – ‘Gone’ (5.09)
CD: Gone, Without Saying, 2011

JAMIE OEHLERS’ DOUBLE DRUMMER GROUP – ‘Departure’ (9.25)
CD: You R Here, Session 2, 2006

BRAD MEHLDAU TRIO – ‘Aquaman’ (4.49)
CD: Ode, 2012

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Apr 27, 2012. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Apr 29, 2012. 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Sandy Evans is an award-winning Australian jazz composer, saxophonist, and teacher active from 1982. In the 1980s Evans played in the group Women and Children First. Later she was a member of the Sydney band Ten Part Invention. Evans composed the music for the 1999 radio drama Testimony: The Legend of Charlie Parker, which showcased the poetry of Yusef Komunyakaa, and was broadcast on ABC's...

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On Apr 30, 2012. 6:41pm
Anonymous said

Where can we buy "Cosmic waves" ? It was lovely.

On Apr 28, 2012. 12:17pm
Anonymous said

I can see why she likes this photo.....

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