JOHN COLTRANE, ISOTOPE 217, KAMAAL WILLIAMS + THE CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA span our jazzuary 2019 edition of the ABSTRACT SCIENCE podcast, hosted by JOSHUA P. FERGUSON. Surveying sounds old and new, near and far out, JOSHUA plots a course from the vintage post-bop and spiritual jazz sounds of JOHN + ALICE COLTRANE, DON CHERRY + the CHARLES LLOYD QUARTET to some of the big names on the contemporary jazz scene running from L.A. to LDN, including KAMAAL WILLIAMS, THE COMET IS COMING + long-awaited new music from THE CINEMATIC ORCHESTRA. [aired 24 january 2019 on WLUW 88.7fm chicago]

Charles Lloyd Quartet "Dream Weaver" — Dream Weaver — Atlantic (1966)
Makaya McCraven "Brighter Days Beginning" — Universal Being — International Anthem (2018)
John Coltrane "Untitled Original 11386" — Both Directions at Once — Impulse! (1963) 
Joe Henderson "El Barrio" — Inner Urge — Blue Note (1966) 
BADBADNOTGOOD "Confessions Pt III" — Innovative Leisure (2017)
The Albert Mangelsdorff Quartet "Never Let It End" — Never Let It End — MPS (1970) 
Quin Kirchner "Limbo/The Shoes of the FIsherman's Wife are Some Jive Ass Slippers" — The Other Side of Time — Monofonus Press (2018) 
Alice Coltrane "Blue Nile" — Ptah the El Daoud — Impulse! (1970) 
Arp "Reading a Wave" — ZEBRA — Mexican Summer (2018) 
Don Cherry "Brown Rice" — Brown Rice — A&M (1975) 
Isotope 217 "Kryptonite Smokes the Red Line" — The Unstable Molecule — Thrill Jockey (1997) 
Rejoicer "Neo Drive Knows You — Energy Dreams — Stones Throw 
Makaya McCraven "Next Step" — In the Moment — International Anthem (2015)
Kamaal Williams "New Heights (Visions of Aisha Malik) — Black Focus 
Ezra Collective "Pure Shade" — We Out Here — Brownswood (2018)
Mansur Brown "Motions" — Shiroi — Black Focus (2018) 
The Comet Is Coming "Summon the Fire" — Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery — Impulse! (2019)  
James Holden & the Animal Spirits " The Neverending" — The Animal Spirits — Border Community (2017) 
The Cinematic Orchestra "A Caged Bird/Imitations of Life" — To Believe — Ninja Tune (2019)
The Cinematic Orchestra "Odessa" — Man with a Movie Camera — Ninja Tune (2003)