Don Rendell: Set 2 (1979) Spotlite

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Selection: Waltz (Alan Wakeman) .  .  . Tracklist A1. Becclesology (Rendell)     12:05A2. Devon Dance (Rendell)     11.41B3. Waltz  (Wakeman)   8:34B4. It Could’ve Happened to You (Wakeman)  8:05B5. Unicorn (Saberton)     9:11 Artists Don Rendell, tenor sax, soprano sax, flute; … Continue reading

Shamek Farrah: World Of The Children (1976) Strata East/ Pure Pleasure

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Selection: B3.  Julius (J Gardener) .  .  . Selection: B2. People putting People Through Changes (Farrah) .  .  . Track List  A1. The World Of The Children 9:58A2. Conversation Piece 6:28B1. Milt: A Bass Solo 2:57B2. People Puttin People Through Changes … Continue reading

Sonny Clark: Leapin’ and Lopin’ (1961) Toshiba/EMI 1983

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Selection 1: Somethin’ Special (Clark):  .  .  . Selection 2: Midnight Mambo (Clark)  .  .  . Artists Tommy Turrentine, trumpet; Charlie Rouse, tenor sax, except Ike Quebec (A2); Sonny Clark, piano; Butch Warren, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; recorded Van Gelder … Continue reading

Basso / Valdambrini Quintet: Stella By Starlight (1970) DejaVu 2009

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Selection: Donna Lu (Attilio Donadio) … Track List A1  Eighty One  (Miles Davis)A2  Spanish Mood  (Gil Evans)A3  Uroni  (Valdambrini)A4  Donna Lu  (Attilio Donadio)B1  Conseguenza  (Valdambrini)B2  Ricorda Me  (Valdambrini)B3  Inver Time  (Agoni)B4  Stella By Starlight  (Washington/ Young) Artists Giorgio Azzolini, double … Continue reading

Joe Harriott/ Amancio D’Silva: Hum Dono (1969) Vocalion 2015

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Selection 1: (previously posted from British Jazz Explosion compilation) : Hum Dono (D’Silva) .  .  . Selection 2: N.N.N.T (D’Silva) .  .  . Internet search for the initials “N.N.N.T.” draws a complete blank. What could they signify? “Hum Dono” translates … Continue reading

Miles Davis Quintet: Herding Cats (1957) New Jazz

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UPDATE APRIL 3: LAST-MINUTE SUPRISE TURN OF EVENTS – TOKYO CALLING! (See foot of post for latest development) Selection: Catastrophy (Mingus) Artists Miles Davis, trumpet; Charles Mingus, bass; Thelonious Monk, piano; Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone, Art Blakey, drums, recorded Van … Continue reading

Pharoah Sanders: Pharoah (1977) India Navigation (grey reissue)

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Following on from Alice Coltrane’s Ptah El Daoud, LJC takes a  second look into the murky world of unofficial bootleg vinyl, Pharoah Sander’s 1977 India Navigation title  Pharoah. Sometimes you just have to go with what’s available rather than what’s … Continue reading

Charles Tolliver’s Music Inc: Live at Loosdrecht Jazz Festival (1972) Strata East

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Selection: Truth (Tolliver) .  .  . Track List A1. Grand Max (Tolliver) – 11:06A2. Truth – (Tolliver) 10:13B1. Prayer for Peace (Stanley Cowell) – 15:08C1. Our Second Father (Tolliver)  15:57D1. Repetition (Neal Hefti) – 12:37 The track “Our Second Father” … Continue reading

Basso/ Valdambrini Sextet: Exciting 6 (Italy, 1967) Dejavu (2006)

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Selection 1: Agitazioni .  .  . Selection 2: Navarra  .  .  . Track List A1 Guernica 2:57A2 Exotic 2:50A3 Aura 2:20A4 Look Out* 2:50A5 Young Man 2:25A6 Leit Motiv* 2:55B1 Before Ten O’Clock 2:58B2 Agitazione* 2:27B3 Suspense 2:57B4 Navarra 2:55B5 … Continue reading

Pyramid pieces 1, Australia (1969-79) compilation, The Roundtable 2020

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  Selection: People Make The World Go Round – Peter Gaudion’s Blues Express (9:15) … Artists – selection; PG’s Blues Express Peter Gaudion, trumpet;  Richard Miller, saxophone; Mal Wilkinson, trombone; Vic Connor, Piano; Derek Capewell, bass; Allan Browne, percussion; recorded … Continue reading

Amancio D’Silva: Konkan Dance (1972, unissued) The Roundtable 2021

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Selection: A Street In Bombay .  .  . Track List A1. A Street In Bombay 10:36A2. What Maria Sees 7:49B1. A Song For Francesca 10:50B2. Konkan Dance 8:46 Artists: Amancio D’Silva, acoustic guitar, electric guitar; Don Rendell, soprano saxophone, Tony … Continue reading

Charles Tolliver Music Inc: Live at Slugs’, Vol 1 (1970) Strata East

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Selection: Felicite (Tolliver) .  .  . Track List Drought (Tolliver) – 9:04 Felicite (McBee) – 8:05 Orientale (Cowell) – 17:32 Artists Charles Tolliver, trumpet; Stanley Cowell, piano; Cecil McBee, bass; Jimmy Hopps, drums; recorded “Slugs’ Saloon”, NYC, May 1, 1970, … Continue reading