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WE HAVE AN FMP WINNER

We’d like to express our extreme gratitude to everyone who participated in the FMP box set contest. Also, our sincere apologies for the slooooow way in which we’ve rolled this out. Following an algorithmic process that took into account long-term weather… Continue reading

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MASSIVE FMP BOX SET CONTEST

As we wind down, in our own slow fashion, we are thrilled to be able to go out with a bang: we are giving away a copy of the limited run FMP box set, Im Rückblick – In Retrospect. This massive… Continue reading

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NATION TIME – We have a winner!

SONG FOR LAUREN, alt 2 Joe McPhee Nation Time: The Complete Recordings (1969-70) Corbett vs. Dempsey : 2013 JM, tenor sax; Mike Kull, piano; Tyrone Crabb, bass; Bruce Thompson, drums. As noted here two weeks ago, the fine folks at the Chicago-based label… Continue reading

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Win the NATION TIME BOX SET!

SONG FOR LAUREN, alt 2 Joe McPhee Nation Time: The Complete Recordings (1969-70) Corbett vs. Dempsey : 2013 JM, tenor sax; Mike Kull, piano; Tyrone Crabb, bass; Bruce Thompson, drums. The recent appearance of a 4-CD set containing remastered and unreleased classic work… Continue reading

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And the Wadada winner is….

FIRE OVER THE EARTH KWELI (TRUTH) Leo Smith Trio The Mass on the World Moers : 1978 LS, trumpet, flugelhorn, percussion; Dwight Andrews, reeds; Bobby Naughton, percussion. BUT FIRST… We’re a bit slow in announcing the winner of our contest… Continue reading

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SUMMER CONTEST:
Wadada Leo Smith
“Ten Freedom Summers”

THURGOOD MARSHALL AND BROWN VS. BOARD OF EDUCATION: A DREAM OF EQUAL EDUCATION, 1954 [EDIT] Wadada Leo Smith Ten Freedom Summers Cuneiform : 2012 WLS, trumpet; Anthony Davis, piano; John Lindberg, bass; Pheeroan akLaff, drums; Susie Ibarra, drums. It’s been… Continue reading

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Culmination, of a sort

Portrait by SAM RIVERS We had hoped that this would be a celebratory post. Given the passing of Sam Rivers on December 26th, it is necessarily mournful. What started as a jolly contest concludes as a teary memorial. As we… Continue reading

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