Category Archives: John Carter

Way Out West

THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON JAZZ SOCIETY BLUES LONELINESS John Carter & Bobby Bradford Self Determination Music Flying Dutchman : 1970 JC, alto sax, flute; BB, trumpet, glockenspiel; Tom Williamson and Henry Franklin, bass; Bruz Freeman, drums. As Josh Sinton made plain… Continue reading

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D:O [Heart] the 80s, Part Two

VIRGIN JUNGLE James Newton The African Flower Blue Note : 1985 JN, flute; Olu Dara, cornet; Arthur Blythe, alto sax; John Blake, violin; Jay Hoggard, vibes; Roland Hanna, piano; Rick Rozie, bass; Billy Hart, drums; Pheeroan AkLaff, talking drum; Anthony… Continue reading

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D:O [Heart] the 80s, Part One

DEWEY’S CIRCLE David Murray Ming Black Saint : 1980 BUY DM, tenor sax, bass clarinet; Olu Dara, trumpet; Lawrence “Butch” Morris, cornet; George Lewis, trombone; Henry Threadgill, alto sax; Anthony Davis, piano; Wilber Morris, bass; Steve McCall, drums. MOON WALTZ… Continue reading

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Castles Made of Sand

CAPTURE CONVERSATIONS John Carter Castles of Ghana Gramavision : 1986 JC, clarinet; Baikida Carroll, trumpet; Bobby Bradford, cornet; Marty Ehrlich, bass clarinet; Benny Powell, trombone; Terry Jenoure, violin, vocals; Richard Davis, bass; Andrew Cyrille, drums. We are not generally fans… Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time in Africa

DAUWHE ODE TO THE FLOWER MAIDEN The John Carter Octet Dauwhe Black Saint : 1982 JC, clarinet; Bobby Bradford, cornet; Red Callender, tuba; James Newton, flute; Charles Owens, reeds (soprano sax, clarinet, oboe); Roberto Miguel Miranda, bass; William Jeffrey, drums;… Continue reading

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