Tag Archives: Billy Bang

LOST TONES: The Unheard Sun Ra, Part Two

Welcome to LOST TONES, a series featuring tracks from hyper-rare recordings that aren’t available anywhere else on the web. These treasures are courtesy of George Scala, who runs the invaluable Free Jazz Research site. He’s generously shared them from his… Continue reading

Category Lost Tones, Sun Ra Tags , , , , , , , ,

RAINBOW GLADIATOR:
Billy Bang, 1947-2011

The world lost a deep soul and musical master last month, with the passing of violinist and composer Billy Bang. Even though we could see this day coming, following the announcement at last year’s Vision Festival that Bang was suffering… Continue reading

Category Billy Bang, tributes Tags , , , , , , , , , , , ,

LOST TONES:
Billy Bang’s New York Collage

NOBODY HEAR THE MUSIC THE SAME WAY (DEDICATED TO JOHN COLTRANE) FOR JOSIE, PART II Billy Bang’s Survival Ensemble New York Collage Anima : 1978 BB, violin, bells, shaker, percussion; Bilal Abdur Rahman, tenor sax, soprano sax, bull horn, percussion;… Continue reading

Category Billy Bang, Lost Tones Tags , , , , , , ,