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SUN WATCHER NEW GRASS / MESSAGE FROM ALBERT Albert Ayler New Grass Impulse : 1968 AA, tenor sax, bagpipe chanter, recitation; Call Cobbs, piano, organ, harpsichord, Bill Folwell, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums. For “Message From Albert”: add Burt Collins,… Continue reading

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Hung Up on Nothing: A Bobby Few Mixtape

When we ran our Vijay Iyer-penned piano mixtape last year, one of the kindest comments came from fellow blogger Hank Shteamer, who noted that he hoped it wouldn’t be our last such compilation. Little did we know at the time… Continue reading

Category Albert Ayler, Bobby Few, Booker Ervin, Frank Wright, guest posts, Noah Howard, Steve Lacy


SPIRITS REJOICE TRUTH IS MARCHING IN Albert Ayler Nuits de la Fondation Maeght 1970 Water/Runt : 2005 AA, tenor; Call Cobbs, piano; Steve Tintweiss, bass; Alan Blairman, drums. Happy birthday, Albert Ayler, wherever you are. The tracks on this disk,… Continue reading

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