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Let Us Now Praise (Near-)Famous Men

UNKNOWN Muhal Richard Abrams Tin Palace, NYC 1976.07.18 MRA, piano; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; George Lewis, trombone; Fred Hopkins, bass; Steve McCall, drums. ARHYTHM SONGY Muhal Richard Abrams 1-Oqa+19 Black Saint : 1977 MRA, piano; Anthony Braxton, alto sax; Leonard… Continue reading

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Destination: THEN! + Destination: NOW!

DUNIA BARAKA Kawaida Kawaida O’Be Records : 1969 Albert “Tootie” Heath, drums; Don Cherry, trumpet; Jimmy Heath, tenor sax; Herbie Hancock, piano; Buster Williams, bass; Ed Blackwell, percussion; Mtume, congas. A FLOWER IS A LOVESOME THING GOOD BAIT Ethan Iverson… Continue reading

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Everybody Get Footloose;
Or, Six Degrees of Paul Bley

WHEN WILL THE BLUES LEAVE KING KORN Paul Bley Footloose! Savoy : 1964 PB, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Pete La Roca, drums. We’re pleased to present another stellar guest post from longtime friend of the site Ethan Iverson, of The… 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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D:O [Heart] The 80s, Part Three

  CHARLIE M Art Ensemble of Chicago Full Force ECM : 1980 Lester Bowie, trumpet; Joseph Jarman, saxophones; Roscoe Mitchell, saxophones; Malachi Favors Maghostus, bass; Famoudou Don Moye, drums, percussion. BLACK BLUES The Henry Threadgill Sextett Just the Facts and Pass… Continue reading

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