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
31st May 2020
Artist - Track - Album - Year
Steve Roach The Return Dreamtime Return 1988
GoGo Penguin Kora GoGo Penguin 2020
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso Brivido il 13 1999
Gordian Knot Muttersprache Emergent 2003
Chris Poland Next One Resistance 2020
Roine Stolt's The Flower King Ze Pawns Manifesto of an Alchemist 2018
Porcupine Tree Idiot Prayer Signify 1996
The Mute Gods Twisted World, Godless Universe Atheists and Believers 2019
Const New Point of View New Point of View 2020
Tobin Mueller Ascent of Wonder Wonder (Vol. 1) 2019
Dylan Hayes Electric Band "203" Songs for Rooms and People 2019
Jeff Pifher & Socrates Trial For the Rectitude of Our Intentions Live at BlueWhale 2019
Tobin Mueller Chaos is a Ladder Wonder (Vol. 2) 2019
Tangerine Dream Mount Shasta
Ballads: Beyond All Suns (Original LP 'Lily on the Beach' 1989) 2009
Nicholas Gunn Into the Vastness Pacific Blue 2020
Darshan Ambient Ghosts of Africa Dream in Blue 2011
Patrick O'Hearn Approaching Summit Beautiful World 2003
Gary Husband & Markus Reuter Colour of Sorrow Music of Our Times 2020