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FMP Archive Edition: Cecil Taylor’s “Almeda (To Matie)”

Almeda (To Matie) by CECIL TAYLOR In the past, we’ve been proud to make available FMP titles that have languished out-of-print for many decades. But now FMP is going a step further – digging into their vaults to release exceptional… Continue reading

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D:O DOES THE OSCARS
or: Our extremely belated best of 2011

PIGEON São Paulo Underground Três Cabeças Loucaras Cuneiform : 2011 Rob Mazurek, cornet, electronics; Guilherme Granado, keyboards, loops, samplers, percussion; Mauricio Takara, cavaquinhiro, drums, percussion, electronics; Richard Ribeiro, drums. You’re probably thinking: Isn’t it awfully late for a Best of 2011… Continue reading

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D:O’s Fave Jazz Jamz of 2009

CRY OUT Darius Jones Trio Man’ish Boy (A Raw and Beautiful Thing) AUM Fidelity : 2009 DJ, alto sax; Cooper-Moore, piano, Rakalam Bob Moses, drums. You know what you need? Another freakin top ten list, that’s what. While we don’t… Continue reading

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Many Doors, Many Mansions

EARTH SONG SOUND IT OUT Jason Moran Black Stars Blue Note : 2001 JM, piano; Sam Rivers, tenor sax, flute; Tarus Mateen, bass; Nasheet Waits, drums. As an antidote to the recent strain of Jazz is Dead discussions, NPR’s A… Continue reading

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