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Trance Grooves

AFRICANASIA, PART TWO Claude Delcloo / Arthur Jones Africanasia BYG/Actuel : 1969 Claude Delcloo, drums; Arthur Jones, alto sax; Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Kenneth Terroade, flutes; Clifford Thornton, conga; Malachi Favors, log-drum; Earl Freeman, gong, bell, percussion. Africanasia, the two words run together… Continue reading

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SUMMER RE-UP #3: Conspirators of Pleasure

Originally posted 18 April 2007 SUNDANCE SUBWAY COUPLE ANGEL CHILE Jeanne Lee Conspiracy Earthforms : 1975 JL, voice; Sam Rivers, soprano and tenor sax; Gunter Hampel, flute, piano; Jack Gregg, bass; Steve McCall, drums. “People who talk about revolution and… Continue reading

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Tongues Untied

BLACK AFRICA – PART 3 Sam Rivers Black Africa! Perugia Horo : 1977 SR, flute, soprano sax, vocals; Joe Daley, tuba and euphonium; Sidney Smart, drums and percussion. This double album is not to be confused with its sister effort… Continue reading

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SUMMER RE-UP: Dulcinea; Or, “Isn’t It Quixotic?”

Originally posted 26 February 2007 PRELUDE SANCHO PROPHETICAPE Kenny Wheeler and The John Dankworth Orchestra Windmill Tilter Fontana : 1968 KW, fluegelhorn, arrangement; Tony Coe, clarinet, tenor sax; John McLaughlin, guitar; Dave Holland, bass; John Spooner, drums. Orchestra: Hank Shaw,… Continue reading

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The Elliptical Mambo

CIRCLES VERVE Sam Rivers Contrasts ECM : 1980 SR, soprano sax, flute; George Lewis, trombone; Dave Holland, bass; Thurman Barker, marimba, drums. Sam Rivers – with crucial assistance from his wife – helped launch and sustain the essential NYC loft scene… Continue reading

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