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What We Talk About When We Talk About Melancholy

TO THE GOLDEN LADY IN HER GRAHAM CRACKER WINDOW CONTEMPLATION Mal Waldron & Marion Brown Songs of Love and Regret Free Lance : 1987 MB, alto sax; MW, piano. One of the joys of what we call jazz is the… Continue reading

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The Roots

NIGER’S THEME Horace Tapscott Quintet The Giant Is Awakened Flying Dutchman : 1969 HT, piano; Black Arthur Blythe, alto; David Bryant, bass; Walter Savage Jr., bass; Everett Brown Jr., drums. Here is a banging number from that Other swinging piano… Continue reading

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SIX FOR BROWN:
Marion Brown, 1931-2010

IDITUS Marion Brown Septet Juba-Lee Fontana : 1966 MB, alto saxophone; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Alan Shorter, flugelhorn; Bennie Maupin, tenor; Dave Burrell,  piano; Reggie Johnson, bass; Beaver Harris, drums. GESPRACHSFETZEN Marion Brown + Gunter Hampel Gesprachsfetzen Calig-Verlag : 1968… 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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