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LOST TONES: Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris –
In Touch with Current Trends

IRIN SUN LOVERS EXISTING ON THE DUNES/LONELY THRILL Butch Morris In Touch… But Out of Reach Kharma : 1982 BM, cornet; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Charles Eubanks, piano; Wilbur Morris, bass; Bobby Battles,  percussion; Steve McCall, percussion. PART TWO Butch Morris Current Trends in… Continue reading

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The Future Primitive

ABORIGINAL Terumasa Hino Double Rainbow Sony : 1981 TH, trumpet, cornet, flugelhorn; Herbie Hancock, keyboards; Masabumi Kikuchi, keyboards, piccolo; Kenny Kirkland, keyboards; Mark Gray, keyboards; Steve Grossman, soprano sax; Barry Finnerty, guitar, flute; David Spinozza, guitar; Butch Campbell, guitar; Lou… Continue reading

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The Tokyo Blues – plus contest!

TURNAROUNDPHRASE [MOJA]/TUNE IN 5 HIP-SKIP Miles Davis Shinjuku Kohseinenkin Hall, Tokyo 22 January 1975, 2nd set MD, trumpet, organ; Sonny Fortune, soprano, alto, flute; Pete Cosey, guitar, percussion; Reggie Lucas, guitar; Michael Henderson, bass; Al Foster, drums; Mtume, conga, percussion.… Continue reading

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Duets of the Gods: Tony Williams + Cecil Taylor

MORGAN’S MOTION Tony Williams Lifetime The Joy of Flying Sony : 1978 TW, drums; Cecil Taylor, piano. Here’s a deep cut that not many people know about. Tony Williams’ eclectic Joy of Flying is an R&B inflected album filled with… 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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