1997

Jayne Cortez & Firespitters

Jayne Cortez (poet, performer) Alex Harding (sax) Bern Nix (g) Al Macdowell (b) Codero Moffett (dr)

Sonny Simmons Trio

Sonny Simmons (alto sax) Mark Dresser (b) Cindy Blackman (dr)

Djigui

Pierre Van Dormael (g) Soriba Kouyaté (kora)

Fajt/Meneses: ‘Songs For The Drums’

Pavel Fajt (dr, voc, electronics) Jim Meneses (dr, voc, electronics)

Fred Frith Guitar Quartet

Fred Frith (g) Rene Lussier (g) Mark Stewart (g) Nick Didkovsky (g)

Nada

Eero Hämeenniemi (p) Heikki Nikula (bcl) Pentti Lahti (sax) Sampo Lassila (b) Markus Ketola (dr) Tommi Kitti (dance)

L’effet Vapeur

Jean-Paul Autin (sax, bcl) Xavier Garcia (keys) Thierry Madiot (tb) Alfred Spirli (dr, perc, objects)

Vernon Reid: ‘My Science Project’

Vernon Reid (g, sampler) Leon Gruenbaum (keys) Beans (rap) DJ Logic (turntables) Edwin Alexander Hall Jr. (dr, perc)

John Lindberg Ensemble

Dave Douglas (tp) John Lindberg (b) Ed Thigpen (dr)

Joe Maneri Trio

Joe Maneri (cl, alto sax, tenor sax) Mat Maneri (electric 6-string vln) Randy Peterson (dr)

Sclavis-Romano-Zulfikarpasic Trio

Louis Sclavis (cl, bcl, soprano sax) Bojan Zulfikarpasic (p) Aldo Romano (dr)

Zot

Raoul Björkenheim (g) Toppo Isopuro (dr, perc, koto)