Category Archives: Muhal Richard Abrams

DANCING IN SOUND:
George Lewis talks Muhal Richard Abrams, AACM, and Improv

SOUNDDANCE, PT. 2 Muhal Richard Abrams, with George Lewis SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; GL, trombone, laptop. FOCUS, THRUTIME… –> TIME, PT. 3 Muhal Richard Abrams, with Fred Anderson SoundDance Pi Records : 2011 MRA, piano; FA, tenor… Continue reading

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Let Us Now Praise (Near-)Famous Men

UNKNOWN Muhal Richard Abrams Tin Palace, NYC 1976.07.18 MRA, piano; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; George Lewis, trombone; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums. ARHYTHM SONGY Muhal Richard Abrams 1-Oqa+19 Black Saint : 1977 MRA, piano; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Leonard… Continue reading

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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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And his mother called him Muhal

ANCIENT AND FUTURE REFLECTIONS DU KING (DEDICATED TO DUKE ELLINGTON) DUET FOR ONE WORLD Muhal Richard Abrams Blues Forever Black Saint : 1982 MRA, piano and conductor; Baikida Carroll, trumpet, flugelhorn; Craig Harris, trombone; Wallace Laroy McMillan, baritone sax, flute;… Continue reading

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