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SUMMER RE-UP: Coming Through Slaughter

Originally posted 10 January 2007. THE RAGTIME DANCE BUDDY BOLDEN’S BLUES Air Air Lore RCA : 1979 Henry Threadgill, tenor sax, alto sax, flute; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums. BUDDY BOLDEN’S BLUES (I THOUGHT I HEARD BUDDY BOLDEN SAY)… Continue reading

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Up! Up! Up!

THE TRAVELLER DO TELL Air 80° Below ’82 Antilles : 1982 Henry Threadgill, alto sax; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums. Some hot air, from us and others: One begins to suspect that if any of the newer bands achieves… Continue reading

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Coming Through Slaughter

THE RAGTIME DANCE BUDDY BOLDEN’S BLUES Air Air Lore RCA : 1979 Henry Threadgill, tenor sax, alto sax, flute; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums. BUDDY BOLDEN’S BLUES (I THOUGHT I HEARD BUDDY BOLDEN SAY) Jelly Roll Morton 7″ Single… Continue reading

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What’s New in the Tradition

KING PORTER STOMP Air Air Lore Arista Bluebird : 1979 Henry Threadgill, tenor and alto sax; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums, percussion. Chilly Jay Chill: Now hereâ??s what the new traditionalism shoulda been. This stellar trio â?? the original… Continue reading

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