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SUMMER RE-UP: Do or Die

Originally posted 30 July 2006 KASBAH KIDS AFRICAN VILLAGE/BEDFORD STUYVESANT Randy Weston Blues to Africa Arista/Freedom : 1975 RW, piano. In the Venn diagram depicting Randy Weston’s influences and stylistic affinities, there would be overlaps with Monk, Ellington, Abdullah Ibrahim, Morocco, Tangier,… Continue reading

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Just What It Says:
Don Pullen Plays Monk

WELL, YOU NEEDN’T IN WALKED BUD (alt take) Don Pullen Don Pullen Plays Monk Paddle Wheel : 1984 DP, piano. Dear C, Do you ever get tired of the sound of your own voice? We’re starting to get weary of… Continue reading

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Felonious Punk

THESE FOOLISH THINGS GHOSTS BOUNCIN’ AROUND Marc Ribot Don’t Blame Me DIW : 1995 MR, guitar. Many thanks to all entrants in the contests we ran last week. And to Pi Records for generously providing the three autographed Henry Threadgill… Continue reading

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