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Monday, August 29, 2016

William Parker - In Order To Survive (1993)



1. Testimony of No Future
2. Anast in Crisis  Mouth Full of Fresh Flowers
3. Testimony of The Stir Pot
4. The Square Sun

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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Steve Coleman Group ‎– Motherland Pulse (1985) {LP - JMT Productions ‎– JMT 850001}

























Alto Saxophone – Steve Coleman
Bass – Lonnie Plaxico
Drums, Percussion – Marvin "Smitty" Smith (tracks: A1 to A4, B2 to B4)
Piano – Geri Allen
Trumpet – Graham Haynes (tracks: A1, B1)
Vocals – Cassandra Wilson ( track B1)


Side A:
A1. Irate Blues   4:20
A2. Another Level 5:44
A3. Cüd Ba-Rith   4:59
A4. Wights Waits For Weights 5:10

Side B:
B1. No Good Time Fairies  5:44
B2. On This   5:08
B3. The Glide Was In The Ride  3:59
B4. Motherland Pulse 5:10


Recorded March 1985 at ERAS Studio, New York City.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Gary Burton & Stephane Grappelli - Paris Encounter (1969) {LP - Atlantic}

























Gary Burton: vibraharp;
Stephane Grappelli: violin;
Steve Swallow: electric bass;
Bill Goodwin: drums.


Side 1:
A1. Daphne  (4:07)
A2. Blue In Green  (3:40)
A3. Falling Grace  (3:12)
A4. Here's That Rainy Day  (5:29)

Side 2:
B1. Coquette  (3:41)
B2. Sweet Rain  (3:42)
B3. The Night Has Thousand Eyes  (3:27)
B4. Arpege  (3:20)
B5. Eiderdown  (4:10)


Recorded 1969 at Studios Europe Sonor, Paris.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

This Is The Afro - Semitic Experience (2001)




















Will Bartlett Clarinet,  Piccolo, Sax (Tenor)
Warren Byrd Piano, Primary Artist
David Chevan Arranger, Bass, Composer,
Stacy Phillips  Guitar (Resonator), Lap Steel Guitar, Violin
Alvin Carter, Jr.  Drums and percussion
Baba David Coleman - Percussion
Richard A. McGhee III  Alto and soprano
Mixashawn.com      Tenor
Ben Proctor    Trumpet

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Johnny Griffin - Call It Whachawana (1983) {LP - Galaxy}

Tenor Saxophone – Johnny Griffin
Piano – Mulgrew Miller
Bass – Curtis Lundy
Drums – Kenny Washington.

Side A:
A1. I Mean You 8:43
A2. Lover Man 11:32

Side B:
B1. Call It Whachawana 6:35
B2. A Waltz With Sweetie 6:38
B3. Jabbo's Revenge 7:49.


Recorded (July 25-26, 1983), mixed, and mastered at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, Ca.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Larry Willis - Sanctuary (2002)

























Larry Willis: Piano;
Joe Ford: Saxes;
Ray Codrington: Trumpet;
Steve Novosel: Bass;
Steve Berrios: Drums;
Artie Sherman: Vocals;
The Rick Schmidt Strings.


1. The Maji;
2. Sanctuary;
3. Good Friday;
4. Brother Ed;
5. A Balm In Gilead;
6. Thank you, lord;
7. Were You There?;
8. Fallen Hero.



Recorded at The Piano Company, Leesburg, Virginia on January 29, 2002 and on September 24, 2002.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Clifford Jordan - The Adventurer (1978) {LP - Muse Records MR 5136}

























Side A:
A1. Quasimodo 7:07
A2. No More 4:45
A3. He's A Hero 5:15

Side B:
B1. Blues For Muse 5:05
B2. Adventurer 6:45
B3. I'll Be Around 5:56


Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Clifford Jordan
Bass – Bill Lee
Drums – Grady Tate
Piano – Tommy Flanagan.


Recorded at CI Recording, February 9, 1978.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Klaus König - The H.E.A.R.T Project (1997)





















Claudius Valk (saxophone, flute)
Klaus Konig (trombone),
Markus Wienstroer (guitar),
Claus Stotter (flugelhorn),
Frank Gratkowski (clarinet, tenor),
Thomas Alkier (drums),
Dieter Manderscheid (double bass),
Werner Neumann (guitar),
 

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