SNC radio December 2012

18 Dec 2012 - 02:26

A Christmas gift from me to you. Here's a selection of bits that I've been meaning to share for quite a while. Something old, something new… 1. Austin Peralta – Live at Futura (2011) [edit] A brief excerpt from the late pianist's 'Endless Planets' album launch at Futura (Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, USA) in 2011. The 22 year old was an astral traveller and virtuoso member of Flying Lotus' brainfeeder collective. He would have taken jazz to new and daring heights. The music, although scarce, will live on. https://soundcloud.com/alphapup/austin-peralta-live-at-futura 2. Tigran Hamasyan - Carnaval [Verve] Another exciting young pianist, this time from Armenia. Hamasyan takes folk music from his motherland and twists it into exciting new modern movements with often heart-rending harmonies. His voice adds a Nascimento-like flutter to this celebratory song. After making a name for himself with his Verve-released album 'A Fable' he stole the show at this year's London Jazz...