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Salvation at 33 1/3 RPM

DO YOU WANNA BE SAVED? CHRISTINE Amina Claudine Myers The Circle of Time Black Saint : 1984 ACM, piano, organ, vocals; Don Pate, bass; Thurman Barker, drums. Dear C, For a while now, you’ve been scolding us, exhorting us to… Continue reading

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LOST TONES: Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris –
In Touch with Current Trends

IRIN SUN LOVERS EXISTING ON THE DUNES/LONELY THRILL Butch Morris In Touch… But Out of Reach Kharma : 1982 BM, cornet; Grachan Moncur III, trombone; Charles Eubanks, piano; Wilbur Morris, bass; Bobby Battles,  percussion; Steve McCall, percussion. PART TWO Butch Morris Current Trends in… Continue reading

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The Elliptical Mambo

CIRCLES VERVE Sam Rivers Contrasts ECM : 1980 SR, soprano sax, flute; George Lewis, trombone; Dave Holland, bass; Thurman Barker, marimba, drums. Sam Rivers – with crucial assistance from his wife – helped launch and sustain the essential NYC loft scene… Continue reading

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