Category Archives: 1980s

D:O [Heart] The 80s, Part Three

  CHARLIE M Art Ensemble of Chicago Full Force ECM : 1980 Lester Bowie, trumpet; Joseph Jarman, saxophones; Roscoe Mitchell, saxophones; Malachi Favors Maghostus, bass; Famoudou Don Moye, drums, percussion. BLACK BLUES The Henry Threadgill Sextett Just the Facts and Pass… Continue reading

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D:O [Heart] the 80s, Part Two

VIRGIN JUNGLE James Newton The African Flower Blue Note : 1985 JN, flute; Olu Dara, cornet; Arthur Blythe, alto sax; John Blake, violin; Jay Hoggard, vibes; Roland Hanna, piano; Rick Rozie, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Pheeroan AkLaff, talking drum; Anthony… Continue reading

Category 1980s, Don Pullen, James Newton, John Carter

D:O [Heart] the 80s, Part One

DEWEY’S CIRCLE David Murray Ming Black Saint : 1980 BUY DM, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Olu Dara, trumpet; Lawrence “Butch” Morris, cornet; George Lewis, trombone; Henry Threadgill, alto sax; Anthony Davis, piano; Wilber Morris, bass; Steve McCall, drums. MOON WALTZ… Continue reading

Category 1980s, David Murray, John Carter, Ornette Coleman

Village Voice Best of the 1980s

Village Voice Best Jazz of the 1980s Poll August 28, 1990 Bob Blumenthal The Boston Globe Tim Berne, Sanctified Dreams (Columbia) John Carter, Castles of Ghana (Gramavision) Dave Holland, Seeds of Time (ECM) Ronald Shannon Jackson, Eye on You (About… Continue reading

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