Ropeadope Radio – Episode 9 (#JazzNotJazz)

What Is Jazz? The endless question has been haunting Ropeadope for 20 years – the critics seem to be doubling down on the tradition while we and our artists are consistently tugging at the edges of the genre and expanding into new forms. Fabian brown picks some tracks that one might define as traditional Jazz, while Louis Marks picks a counterpart to further the question.

Tracklist:

INTRO

John L Nelson – Runnin Through My Mind
Javier Santiago – Gaia’s Warning

Break 1

Jared Sims – Offer For Wilson
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah – Song She Never Heard (Featuring Logan Richardson)

Break 2

Venture – Gently
Funky Knuckles – Rain Journey

Break 3

BT ALC Big Band – Paging Dr. Cooperman
Logan Richardson – Anthem (To Human Justice)

Break 4

Charles Owens – Steppin’ Out Live
Angelo Moore – Lady (feat. Stanton Moore)

Break 5

Eric Binder Trio – Au Privave
Jonathan Scales – Desert [Encore]

Break 6

J.J. Wright – JTC IV
Shaun Martin – Festina Lente

Break 7

Dario Deidda – Air Mail Special
Mark de Clive Lowe – Memories of Nanzenji

Break 8

Richard Sears – Part 1(feat. Tootie Heath)
Terrace Martin – Bromali (feat. Marlon Williams)

Outro

Mike Clark – Straight No Chaser
Ghost-Note – Dry Rub

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