A weekly tally of memorable things Steve Smith has stuck in his ears.

Spotify jukebox does not correspond precisely with the selections listed, but maintains the playlist’s continuity and personality.

Kyle LandstraWithin / Without (Muzan Editions; 2018)

Clara de AsísDo Nothing (Another Timbre; 2018)

Bruno DuplantChamber and Field Works 2015-2017 (Another Timbre; 2018)
> all that I learned and then forgot; where our dreams get lost; a place of possibilities – Suidobashi Chamber Ensemble; lEttEr to tAku – Taku Sugimoto

Ensemble GrizzanaEarly to Late (Another Timbre; 2018)
> Magnus GranbergHow Vain Are All Our Frail Delights?; Jürg FreyLate Silence

Taku Sugimoto‘h’ – Cristian Alvear, Taku Sugimoto (Another Timbre; 2018)

John CoriglianoOf Rage and Remembrance; Symphony No. 1 – National Symphony Orchestra/Leonard Slatkin (RCA Victor Red Seal; 1990)

John CoriglianoMr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan; Three Hallucinations (from Altered States) – Hila Plitman, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra/JoAnn Falletta (Naxos; 2008)

John CoriglianoConjurer; Vocalise – Evelyn Glennie, Hila Plitman, Albany Symphony/David Allan Miller (Naxos; 2013)

Taku SugimotoQuintets: Berlin, San Diego – Rebecca Lane, Michael Matsuno, Michiko Ogawa, Samuel Dunscombe, Johnny Chang, Erik Carlson, Lucy Railton, Judith Hamann (meenna; 2017)

Scott WollschlegerSoft Aberration (New Focus; 2017)
> Brontal Symmetry – Longleash; Soft Aberration – Anne Lanzilotti, Karl Larson; Bring Something Incomprehensible Into This World – Andy Kozar, Corinne Byrne; America – John Popham; String Quartet No. 2, “White Wall” – Mivos String Quartet

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3 – Artur Schnabel (Naxos; 1933-34/2002)

Jean Sibelius – Symphonies Nos. 3 & 5; Finnish Jäger March – London Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra/Robert Kajanus (Naxos; 1928, 1932/2013)

Michael Pisaroétant donnés (Gravity Wave; due Feb. 7, 2018)

Michael Pisaro / Reinier van HoudtShades of Eternal Night (Gravity Wave; due Feb. 7 2018)

David GrubbsThe Coxcomb (Rectangle; 2012)

Digital NativesSo Be Yet (Housecraft; 2017)

Nadje Noordhuis & James ShippIndigo (Little Mystery; 2017)

Dave Douglas QuintetBrazen Heart Live at Jazz Standard Thursday (Greenleaf Music; 2015)

Steve RoachLive in Tucson: Pinnacle Moments (Timeroom; 2016)

Ruven NunezAltar of Sunlight (Sounds of the Dawn; 2017)

Gabriel SalomanMovement Building (Shelter Press; 2017)