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Back to Black (Arthur)

ILLUSIONS CARESPIN’ WITH MAMIE Arthur Blythe Illusions Columbia : 1980 AB, alto sax; James Blood Ulmer, guitar; Bob Stewart, tuba; Abdul Wadud, cello; Bobby Battle, drums. How in the world are we just now getting to our first proper Arthur… Continue reading

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The Roots

NIGER’S THEME Horace Tapscott Quintet The Giant Is Awakened Flying Dutchman : 1969 HT, piano; Black Arthur Blythe, alto; David Bryant, bass; Walter Savage Jr., bass; Everett Brown Jr., drums. Here is a banging number from that Other swinging piano… Continue reading

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Koola Lobitos

FOR FELA Lester Bowie African Children Horo : 1978 LB, trumpet; Arthur Blythe, alto sax; Amina Claudine Myers, organ; Malachi Favors, bass; Phillip Wilson, drums. NO AGREEMENT [edit] Fela Kuti & Africa 70 No Agreement Decca Afrodisia : 1977 Trumpet… Continue reading

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