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Give the Drummer Some

RESPONSE Milford Graves Meditation Among Us Kitty : 1977 MG, drums, piano, voice; Toshinori Kondo, trumpet; Kaoru Abe, alto & sopranino sax; Mototeru Takagi, tenor sax; Toshiyuki Tsuchitori, drums, percussion. When Milford Graves was being honored with a special night at… Continue reading

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We Can’t Stand the Quiet

ALTO 1 Kaoru Abe Solo 1972 PSF : 1994 KA, alto sax. Dear C, No doubt you’ve heard how blisteringly hot it is here. The asphalt bubbles up from the streets and sticks to your soles. Our air conditioner blew… Continue reading

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YAWP!

ALTO SOLO 1 Kaoru Abe Solo, Thursday Evening 1972 [Mokuyoubi no yoru ] PSF. Records : 1995 KA, alto sax. Summer may be about to kick into full swing, but before people head off into holiday weekends, short Fridays, and beach sojourns — here’s… Continue reading

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Speed-Metal Machine Music

PART ONE PART FOUR Pat Metheny Zero Tolerance for Silence Geffen : 1994 PM, electric guitars. “The most radical recording of this decade. A new milestone in electric guitar. A challenge to the challengers.” – Thurston Moore, Sonic Youth The… Continue reading

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