Category Archives: guest posts

GUEST POST: A Bunky Green Primer by Rudresh Mahanthappa

We’re thrilled to be able to present a second erudite guest post from saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa. Here he riffs on his association with the unsung altoist Bunky Green, and provides several views and sonic snapshots of Green’s career… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Matthew Shipp’s tribute to teacher Dennis Sandole

PERHAPS ONE TOUCH OF The Brothers Sandole Modern Music from Philadelphia Fantasy : 1955 DS, guitar; Adolph Sandole, leader; Art Farmer, trumpet; John LaPorta, alto; Sonny Russo, trombone; Al DelGovernatore, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Clem De Rosa, drums. PARADIGM Dennis… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Matana Roberts on The Alone Saxophone

It’s been a little while since our last guest post here, and we feel incredibly fortunate to be able to bring you another one. This time, the words, thoughts, and music are courtesy of altoist and composer Matana Roberts. As… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Mary Halvorson
on Robert Wyatt & Indirect Influence

SEA SONG Robert Wyatt Rock Bottom Virgin : 1974 RW, voice, keyboards, drum; Richard Sinclair, electric bass. OUT OF THE BLUE Robert Wyatt Comicopera Domino : 2007 RW, voice, keyboard, enotron (featuring the voice of Brian Eno) INSENSATEZ Robert Wyatt… Continue reading

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Going Native

AGNEWISTIC AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL? The Richard Davis Trio Song for Wounded Knee Flying Dutchman: 1973 RD, bass; Joe Beck, guitar; Jack DeJohnette, drums (on “Agnewistic” only). We’re thrilled to offer a guest post from the esteemed Hank Shteamer, featuring excerpts… Continue reading

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Destination: THEN! + Destination: NOW!

DUNIA BARAKA Kawaida Kawaida O’Be Records : 1969 Albert “Tootie” Heath, drums; Don Cherry, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Ed Blackwell, percussion; Mtume, congas. A FLOWER IS A LOVESOME THING GOOD BAIT Ethan Iverson… Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE ALBUM PREVIEW:
Little Women/THROAT

THROAT I Little Women Throat AUM Fidelity : 2010 Travis Laplante, tenor sax; Darius Jones, alto sax; Andrew Smiley, guitar; Jason Nazary, drums. We are insanely happy to be able to bring you this exclusive preview track from the upcoming… Continue reading

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