Our guest this week on the show is Shahzad Ismaily, whose recorded with, well, he’s recorded with a lot of people, from Moses Sumney and Sam Amidon to Beth Orton, Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, Martha Wainwright, Yoko Ono, Bonnie Prince Billy, Jolie Holland, and many, many more. With his buddies Ches Smith and Marc Ribot, he’s a member of the punk jazz outfit Ceramic Dog, and last year he released Visitations with Leo Abrahams on his own label, Figureight Records.Transmissions :: Shahzad Ismaily
Episode playlist: Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, “Pennsylvania 6 6666” ++ Leo Abrahams & Shahzad Ismaily, “March Against Death”
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