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Bill Dixon, 1925-2010.

RELAY: DANCE #5 SOLO #8 Bill Dixon Untitled Edizioni Ferrari : 1982 Relay: BD, flugelhorn, trumpet, piano; David Carrier, trumpet; Ann Carrier, alto flute; Stephen Hornstein, bass clarinet; Chris Bishop, electric bass. Solo: BD, trumpet. FOR CECIL TAYLOR Bill Dixon… Continue reading

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DUO EXCHANGES: Rashied Ali, 1935-2009.

LEO John Coltrane Interstellar Space Impulse : 1967 JC, tenor sax, bells; Rashied Ali, drums. DUO EXCHANGE, SIDE ONE Rashied Ali and Frank Lowe Duo Exchange Survival : 1972 RA, drums; FL, tenor sax. SWIFT ARE THE WINDS OF LIFE Rashied… Continue reading

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KEEPING IT UNREAL: Teo Macero, RIP (1925-2008)

EQUALS Teo Macero Time Plus Seven Finnadar : 1979 (rec. 1963) TM, conductor; personnel unknown. ONE AND ONE Miles Davis On the Corner Columbia : 1972 MD, trumpet; Bennie Maupin, bass clarinet; Carlos Garnett, soprano sax; David Creamer, guitar; Herbie… Continue reading

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GENTLE HARM: Paul Rutherford (1940-2007)

Armand schulthess As deafness increases Paul Rutherford and Paul Lovens Paul Rutherford/Paul Lovens Po Torch : 1978 PR, trombone, euphonium; PL, percussion, zither, etc. On Wednesday, 24 October, at London’s Red Rose, a group of musicians will gather to honor… Continue reading

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ORIGINAL: Mike Osborne (1941-2007)

THINK OF SOMETHING Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath Travelling Somewhere Cuneiform : 2001 (rec. 1973) CM, piano; Mike Osborne, alto sax; Dudu Pukwana, alto sax; Evan Parker, tenor sax; Gary Windo, tenor sax; Harry Beckett, trumpet; Marc Charig, cornet; Mongezi… Continue reading

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“YOU CAN’T WRITE THE SAME BOOK TWICE”: Max Roach (1924-2007)

FREEDOM DAY Max Roach We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite Candid : 1960 MR, drums; Booker Little, trumpet; Julian Priester, trombone; Walter Benton, tenor sax; James Schenck, bass; Michael Olatunji, conga; Tomas DuVall, percussion; Raymond Mantilla, percussion; Abbey Lincoln,… Continue reading

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Leroy Jenkins, RIP.

CHICAGO The Revolutionary Ensemble Revolutionary Ensemble Inner City : 1978 Jenkins, violin; Sirone, bass; Jerome Cooper, drums. FOLK SONG GIANT STEPS Leroy Jenkins Solo Lovely Music : 1998 eMusic / CD Universe LJ, viola (“Folk Song”), violin. THROUGH THE AGES… Continue reading

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