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ALBERT AYLER SELLS OUT!

SUN WATCHER NEW GRASS / MESSAGE FROM ALBERT Albert Ayler New Grass Impulse : 1968 AA, tenor sax, bagpipe chanter, recitation; Call Cobbs, piano, organ, harpsichord, Bill Folwell, electric bass; Bernard Purdie, drums. For “Message From Albert”: add Burt Collins,… Continue reading

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EUROPEAN ECHOES:
Noah Howard, 1943-2010

FIRE MARCH Noah Howard Quartet Schizophrenic Blues SAJ/FMP : 1977 NH, alto; Itaro Oki, trumpet; Jean-Jacques Avenel, bass; Oliver Johnson, drums. LECKE Noah Howard Quartet Live at the Swing Club SNIR : 1974 NH, alto; Michael Smith, piano; Bob Reid,… 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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Power to the Polka

DOING THE POLKA Frank Wright Quartet Last Polka in Nancy? Center of the World : 1973 FW, tenor sax; Bobby Few, piano; Alan Silva, bass; Muhammad Ali, drums. What? Yeah: polka. The title of Frank Wright’s 1973 live album is… Continue reading

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