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Overlooked: New Releases - The Long and the Short of It

Mar 12, 2024: 12pm - 2pm
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As It Happened: Horse Lords Live

As It Happened: Horse Lords Live. Courtesy RVNG, Intl. (Mar 05, 2024)

Hosted by Rob Saffer.

This live broadcast from Overlook Mountain focuses on new releases, but starts with a re-issued track that's nearly 60 years old -- by Ornette Coleman, whose music always sounds new, and whose March 9 birthday is just three days before this show. After that introductory celebration, “Overlooked” host Rob Saffer spins 15 new releases split evenly between long and short tracks, the short ones bridging the longer ones. Most pieces are brand new, some are re-issues, and span the usual wide variety of styles and genres: jazz, Cumbia, percussive experiments, the all-out excess of Horse Lords, and more.

Vitus Labrusca - Ben LaMar Gay
Dee Dee - Ornette Coleman
Al’ud - Alec Goldfarb
Macaw - Horse Lords
Narc Drop - Christopher Hoffman
Piper - Berne / Torn / Smith
Different Pleasures - Chris P. Thompson
How to Draw Buildings - Harrington / Jaffe / Shiroshi
Who Happens If - Josh Johnson
Demonesque - Kevin Sun
Floating Clarinet - John Lurie
Batidora 3 in 1 - Empanadas Ilegales
Valence 27 - Joel Roston
Gentle Slope - Satoko Fujii
Abide With Me - Thelonious Monk
Melody for Melonae - Jackie McLean

Host Rob Saffer is the former Executive Director and Producer of the Creative Music Foundation. While living in Brooklyn for 25 years, he served on advisory boards for Celebrate Brooklyn and Symphony Space. He also curated the Brooklyn Museum’s summer jazz series and helped found The Mingus Big Band.

Overlooked Playlist Archive

  • Sister Golden Hair / America
  • Vitis Labrusca / Ben LaMar Gay
  • Dee Dee / The Ornette Coleman Trio
  • Macaw / Horse Lords
  • Piper / Sunny Five feat. Tim Berne feat. David Torn feat. Ches Smith feat. Devin Hoff feat. Marc Ducret
  • How To Draw Buildings / Dave Harrington, Max Jaffe, Patrick Shiroishi
  • Demonesque (Live) / Kevin Sun
  • Last Night / Drink Bar Chillout Music
  • Valence 27 / Joel Roston
  • Autumn / Ian Curtis
  • Abide with Me / Thelonious Monk
  • Melody For Melonae / Jackie McLean
  • Meadow / Nick Schofield
  • Aurogeny (octet) / Ben Ricther