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Passport to Prog (#PassToProg) – 10th February 2019

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In the meantime, here’s some more details about the show:

"And now for something completely different."

It’s a warm welcome to Dr. Brad Stone - the JazzWeek Programmer of the Year 2015, who's also here every month to present his brand new show on SoulandJazz.com - Passport to Prog - one hour of progressive rock, progressive jazz, jazz-rock fusion, electronic and experimental music with a particular emphasis on new releases by current artists/bands plus the occasional visit back to the classic era of prog along with material from in between.

In Brad's own words: "The ‘Passport’ part of the title is a nod to my old, dear friend, Jim Snowden, whose Passport Jazz label brought us a host of great jazz-rock albums back in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Sadly, Jim passed away earlier in 2016. Just a couple of months before he passed, we had discussed the need for a show of this nature, as an outlet for all the great progressive music being produced and released today, and had planned on putting something together.

When I first began radio back in 1978, at the legendary underground station WQAX-FM in Bloomington, IN, my program was very similar to this, in terms of the types of music that I featured. So, I am coming full circle! I am eternally grateful to my friends Don Donald Lupo (for getting me started in radio) and Neil Sharrow (the WQAX 'Minister of Communication', for his strong encouragement and mentorship). My shows 'Electronic Meditations' (1984-85, KUCI-FM, Irvine, CA) and 'Silicon Sensations' (1986-97, KSJS-FM, San Jose, CA) featured some of this music, along with the occasional progressive rock special from time to time.

There’s so much great music out there that just doesn’t get the exposure it deserves. I hope that this new program will help a bit in that regard."

Please feel free to get in touch with Brad with any comments or suggestions you might have; he’ll be more than happy to hear from you: brad@soulandjazz.com or follow him via Facebook or Twitter.

Stereo, not stereotypical®

Enjoy!

Passport to Prog
10th February 2019

Artist - Track - Album - Year

The Sea Within    Sea Without    The Sea Within    2018
Riverside    Wasteland    Wasteland    2018
Haken    Veil (Instrumental version)    Vector    2018
Enchant    Mae Dae    A Blueprint of the World    1993
Dewa Budjana    Mahadini    Mahadini    2019
Spock's Beard    Armageddon Nervous    Noise Floor    2018
Stephan Thelen    Briefing for a Descent Into Hell    Fractal Guitar    2019
Soft Machine    Hibou Anemone and Bear (Excerpt, live from 1969)    Backwards    2002
Soft Machine    Nettle Bed    Seven (Originally from 1973)    2015
Soft Machine    The Man Who Waved at Trains    Hidden Details    2018
Quinsin Nachoff's Flux    Splatter    Path of Totality    2018
Alister Spence/Satoko Fujii Orchestra Kobe    Imagine Meeting You Here I (Imagine)   
Imagine Meeting You Here    2018
Satoko Fujii Orchestra Tokyo    Amadere    Kikoeru: Tribute to Masaya Kimura    2018
Robert Rich    Location 1. The Sentience of Touch    Tactile Ground    2018
Robert Rich    Dislocation 3: Glassmaker's Sand    Tactile Ground    2018


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