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."
Stereo, not stereotypical®
Passport to Prog
Allan Holdsworth Tribute
25th April 2017
Artist - Track - Album - Year
Allan Holdsworth The 4.15 Bradford Experience Sand 1987
Level 42 If You Were Mine Guaranteed 1992
Allan Holdsworth Water on the Brain, Part 2 All Night Wrong 2002
Allan Holdsworth Gattox Velvet Darkness 1976
Allan Holdsworth Prelude Hard Hat Area 1994
Allan Holdsworth Atavachron Atavachron 1986
Allan Holdsworth Tullio Hard Hat Area 1994
Bruford Sample and Hold Feels Good to Me 1977
Bruford The Abingdon Chasp One of a Kind 1979
U.K. Mental Medication U.K. 1978
Jean-Luc Ponty The Struggle of the Turtle to the Sea, Part III Enigmatic Ocean 1977
The New Tony Williams Lifetime What You Do To Me
The Collection (Original from LP 'Million Dollar Legs' 1976) 1992
Soft Machine Hazard Profile Part One Bundles 1975
Allan Holdsworth & Gordon Beck Sundays With a Heart in My Song 1988
Soft Machine Hazard Profile Part Five Bundles 1975
Pierre Moerlen's Gong Expresso Gazeuse! 1976
Allan Holdsworth Letters of Marque I.O.U. 1982
Holdsworth/Pasqua/Haslip/Wackerman Fred (Live) Blues for Tony 2010