Suggested Listening ’23: Dr. Art Cromwell

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It’s that time again! WOUB Culture asked people involved in music and arts across WOUB’s coverage area what they’ve been listening to this year. Check out their answers on WOUB Culture all through December.

Dr. Art Cromwell during his Radio Free Athens radio show.
Dr. Art Cromwell [Submitted]
Prior to coming to Ohio University for graduate studies, Art Cromwell had a twenty-year career in public television and radio. His program “Excursions” explores various intersections of Jazz’s eras, genres, and generations of Jazz artists. The show was broadcast on WOUB-FM from 1988-1992, and currently is part of WOUB-AM’s “Radio Free Athens” since

While “new” recordings are always of interest, my pursuit of recorded music also includes newly unreleased sessions, or
recently discovered tapes that expand artists’ discographies and broaden radio presentation possibilities. A few of my 2023 selections in the aforementioned categories are:

Association for the Advancement of Creative Music (AACM)

Great Black Music Ensemble at Umbria Jazz 2009

Live @ The Currency Exchange Vol. 1

Hasaan Ibn Ali

Retrospect In Retirement of Delay: Solo Recordings

Metaphysics: The Lost Atlantic Album

Reaching for the Stars: Trios/Duos/Solos

Jaimie Branch

Fly-or-Die Live

Buselli/Wallarab Jazz Orchestra

The Gennett Suite

Mosaic Releases

The Savory Collection 1935-1940

Classic Be-Bop 1945-49

Pharoah Sanders

Pharoah/Harvest Time Live 1977