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HOLIDAY CONTEST #2: Sam Rivers

PULSAR Sam Rivers & the RivBea Orchestra Trilogy [Edge] Mosaic : 2011 SR, soprano sax; Jeff Rupert and Chris Charles, alto sax;  Charlie DeChant and David Pate, tenor sax; Brian Mackie, baritone sax; Tom Parmenter, Brian Scanlon, Mike Iapichino, and… Continue reading

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HOLIDAY CONTEST #1: Tyshawn Sorey

  FIFTEEN Tyshawn Sorey Oblique – 1 Pi Recordings : 2011 TS, drums; Loren Stillman, alto sax; Todd Neufeld, electric guitar; John Escreet, piano; Chris Tordini, bass. It’s been a while since we’ve had a contest on the site, so… Continue reading

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The Tokyo Blues – plus contest!

TURNAROUNDPHRASE [MOJA]/TUNE IN 5 HIP-SKIP Miles Davis Shinjuku Kohseinenkin Hall, Tokyo 22 January 1975, 2nd set MD, trumpet, organ; Sonny Fortune, soprano, alto, flute; Pete Cosey, guitar, percussion; Reggie Lucas, guitar; Michael Henderson, bass; Al Foster, drums; Mtume, conga, percussion.… Continue reading

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And the Winners Are…

IN TOUCH Henry Threadgill Too Much Sugar For A Dime Axiom : 1993 HT, alto sax; Leroy Jenkins, violin; Jason Hwang, violin; Dorian L. Peterson, tuba; Simon Shaheen, violin and oud; Johnny Rudas, culo e puya and fulia; Miguel Urvina,… Continue reading

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THREADGILL CONTEST #2:
This Brings Us To, Vol. 2

Henry Threadgill Zooid This Brings Us To, Volume 2 Pi Recordings : 2010 HT; alto; Jose Davila, tuba; Liberty Ellman, guitar; Stomu Takeishi, acoustic bass guitar; Elliot Humberto Kavee, drums. Hey there! We’ve had a great response to the first… Continue reading

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THREADGILL CONTEST #1: Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air

SONG Artist Album Label : Year (personnel…) …and we though last year was Threadgill’s big year. Hot on the heels of the release of Mosaic’s tremendous Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill and Air AND Pi Recording’s release of… Continue reading

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Felonious Punk

THESE FOOLISH THINGS GHOSTS BOUNCIN’ AROUND Marc Ribot Don’t Blame Me DIW : 1995 MR, guitar. Many thanks to all entrants in the contests we ran last week. And to Pi Records for generously providing the three autographed Henry Threadgill… Continue reading

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