ANFTD #10: John O’Gallagher (Subscribers Only)

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Saxophonist and composer John O’Gallagher joins the ANFTD team to discuss his recent Anton Webern Project release, and a new book he authored on Twelve-Tone Improvisation: A Method For Using Tone Rows in Jazz. Dave answers a listener question about playing “out” and his offers further thoughts on his recent Downbeat cover feature. Michael shines a spotlight on the metal band Meshuggah, and our new correspondent Drummond gives us an on-the-ground report from a Meshuggah concert.

Tracks in this episode

Unmode – John O’Gallagher, Line of Sight (Arabesque)
Schnell – John O’Gallagher, The Anton Webern Project (Whirlwind Recordings)
Kanata No. 2, Op.31, Anton Webern
Sehr Bewegt, Dave Douglas, Parallel Words (Arabesque)
Ways Going Over – John O’Gallagher, The Anton Webern Project (Whirlwind Recordings)
Schnell – John O’Gallagher, The Anton Webern Project (Whirlwind Recordings)
String Quartet No. 2 Op.28 – Anton Webern
The Secret Code – John O’Gallagher, The Anton Webern Project (Whirlwind Recordings)
John Coltrane – Venus, Interstellar Space (Impulse)
Three Songs – John O’Gallagher, The Anton Webern Project (Whirlwind Recordings)
Obzen – Meshuggah, Obzen (Nuclear Blast)
I – Meshuggah, I (ep) (Nuclear Blast)
Traveller There is no Road – Dave Douglas, Freak In (BMI)
Blockbuster – Dave Douglas, A Single Sky (Greenleaf Music)