Tag Archives: Max Roach

Ancestral Traveling

TRAVELIN’ MAN DEPARTURE #1 Stanley Cowell Musa: Ancestral Streams Strata East : 1974 SC, piano, electric piano, kalimba (African thumb piano). We’re not sure why it’s taken us so long to devote a post to the wonderful pianist and composer… Continue reading

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My Little Red Book

LA PREPARATION Max Roach and Archie Shepp Force (Sweet Mao – Suid Afrika 76) Uniteledis : 1976 MR, drums; AS, sax. This exceptional double-album of duets with Archie Shepp helped inaugurate Max Roach’s own revolutionary cultural program. Over the ensuing… 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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