Tag Archives: John Coltrane

STEVE LEHMAN:
In the Tradition

Saxophonist Steve Lehman is well known for his fierce intelligence as a composer and player. His albums including Travail, Transformation, and Flow are among the most forward looking in jazz, marked by bold concepts and rigorous methodology, offering inventive ways to… Continue reading

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LOST TONES: Funk Dumpling;
or, “Today’s Special”

MOON OVER MOSCOW FARMER ALFALFA HOME IS WHERE THE HEARTH IS Perry Robinson 4 Funk Dumpling Savoy : 1962 PR, clarinet; Kenny Barron, piano; Henry Grimes, bass; Paul Motian, drums. Welcome to LOST TONES which features tracks from hyper-rare recordings that aren’t available anywhere… Continue reading

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ORNITHOLOGY:
George Lewis talks Charlie Parker

HOMAGE TO CHARLES PARKER George Lewis Homage to Charles Parker Black Saint : 1979 GL, trombone, electronics; Douglas Ewart, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, cymbals; Anthony Davis, piano; Richard Teitelbaum, polymoog, multimoog & micromoog synthesizers. We’re dedicating the next two weeks… Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Matthew Shipp’s tribute to teacher Dennis Sandole

PERHAPS ONE TOUCH OF The Brothers Sandole Modern Music from Philadelphia Fantasy : 1955 DS, guitar; Adolph Sandole, leader; Art Farmer, trumpet; John LaPorta, alto; Sonny Russo, trombone; Al DelGovernatore, piano; Wendell Marshall, bass; Clem De Rosa, drums. PARADIGM Dennis… Continue reading

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Green Line Swinger

MELVIN THE ECHOS Steve Marcus, Miroslav Vitous, Sonny Sharrock, Daniel Humair Green Line Victor : 1970 Sonny Sharrock, electric guitar; Steve Marcus, tenor and soprano sax; Miroslav Vitous, bass; Daniel Humair, drums. Two words about these tracks: Sonny Sharrock. There… Continue reading

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The Amazing Bone

POLARIZATION>RHYTHM MAGNET>WIND DOLPHIN Julian Priester and Marine Intrustion Polarization ECM : 1977 JP, trombone; Ron Stallings, tenor sax; Ray Obiedo, guitar; Curtis Clark, piano; Heshima Mark Williams, bass; Augusta Lee Collins, drums. In the alternate universe we inhabit when tired… Continue reading

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