On the Record: April 6, 2018

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This week in On the Record, details about a new album by the influential trumpeter, composer, and "Fourth World" pioneer Jon Hassell, due June 8 on his own new label, Ndeya.

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Sarah Davachi, Kyle Gann, Steve Tibbetts, Christina Vantzou, and Michael Winter.

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Pierluigi Billone, Derek Bailey & Company, Lucy Railton, and Pere Ubu.

On the Record: March 23, 2018

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In this week's On the Record, guitarist and composer Gyan Riley talks about his new solo abum, 'Sprig,' which arrives on March 30, one day after a record-release celebration at National Sawdust.

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Stephen O'Malley & Anthony Pateras, Klein, Joshua Redman, and Sarah Hennies.

On the Record: March 16, 2018

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This week in On the Record, Los Angeles bassist and composer Scott Worthington and IIKKI label founder Mathias Van Eecloo share details of 'Orbit,' an elegant new LP and art book due March 19.

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Chaya Czernowin, Toshiya Tsunoda/Taku Unami, the New York Philharmonic, and Anne Guthrie.

On the Record: March 9, 2018

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In this week's On the Record, read an interview with John Zorn about his Masada odyssey, from beginning to end, and hear exclusive streaming excerpts from his new limited-edition box set, 'The Book Beriah.'

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A weekly tally of memorable things National Sawdust Log editor Steve Smith has stuck in his ears, including recordings featuring Olivier Messiaen, Matthew Grouse, Liza Lim, and Olivia de Prato.

On the Record: March 2, 2018

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This week in On the Record, Eve Essex talks about her return to musical performance after stints as a performance artist and marketing director, and how she created her debut solo album, 'Here Appear.'