Tag Archives: William Parker

Horning In

MONOCEROS 2 MONOCEROS 4 Evan Parker Monoceros Incus : 1978 EP, soprano sax. In the pantheon of saxophone colossi, there is a special place reserved for Evan Parker. Taking late Coltrane as his jumping off point, Parker has expanded the… Continue reading

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Many Doors, Many Mansions

EARTH SONG SOUND IT OUT Jason Moran Black Stars Blue Note : 2001 JM, piano; Sam Rivers, tenor sax, flute; Tarus Mateen, bass; Nasheet Waits, drums. As an antidote to the recent strain of Jazz is Dead discussions, NPR’s A… Continue reading

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Ware in the World

AQUARIAN SOUND YESTERDAYS David S. Ware Flight of I DIW : 1992 DSW, tenor sax; Matthew Shipp, piano; William Parker, bass; Marc Edwards, drums. The David S. Ware Quartet was the great working group of the 1990s. Given how much… Continue reading

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