AMN Picks of the Week: Batiste, Smith, and Laswell / U Sco / Wadada Leo Smith

Bill Laswell
Cover of Bill Laswell

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Jon Batiste / Chad Smith / Bill Laswell – The Process (2014)
U Sco – NEST (2012)
U Sco – Treffpunkt (2014)
Wadada Leo Smith – The Great Lakes Suites (2014)