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

Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison Sextet: Illumination! (1963) Impulse

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Selection: Half and Half (Charles Davis) .  .  . Track List A1. Nuttin’ Out Jones (Lawsha) – 5:36A2. Oriental Flower (Tyner) – 3:49A3. Half and Half (Charles Davis) – 6:28B1. Aborigines Dance in Scotland (Simmons) – 4:12B2. Gettin’ on Way … Continue reading

New Jazz Orchestra: Dejeuner Sur L’Herbe (1968) Verve (2021)

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Selection: Dejeuner Sur L’Herbe (Ardley) .  .  . Tracklist    [Total time 44.19] Side 11. Le Dejeuner Sur L’herbe (Neil Ardley) 7:422. Naima (John Coltrane arr Alan Cohen) 4:413. Angle (Howard Riley) 5:024. Ballad (Mike Taylor) 5:23Side 21. Dusk Fire … Continue reading

Alice Coltrane: Ptah, The El Daoud (1970) Impulse

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Warning! LJC hits rock-bottom with an “unlicensed copy” from digital sources.  Exceptional circumstances, it’s a Vinyl Emergency.  Selection 1 – the opening: Ptah, The El Daoud (Alice Coltrane) .  .   . Selection 2 – the close: Mantra (Alice Coltrane) .  … Continue reading

Bobby Hutcherson: Oblique (1967) TP 2020

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Selection: My Joy .  .  .  . Opening waltz, tinkling children’s music box gives way to an up-tempo groove, Hutcherson and Hancock sparring, great Stinson bass solo to finish Artists Bobby Hutcherson, vibes (and drums on Bi-Sectional) ; Herbie Hancock, … Continue reading

Andrew Hill: Dance With Death (1968) UA 1980

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Selection: Yellow Violet . . . Artists Charles Tolliver, trumpet; Joe Farrell, tenor, soprano sax; Andrew Hill, piano; Victor Sproles, bass; Billy Higgins, drums; recorded Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, October 11, 1968 Music All Music: ” this is … Continue reading

Sonny Clark: My Conception (1959) Blue Note Tone Poet

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Selection: Minor Meeting .  .  . Track List Junka 7:30 Blues Blue 7:18 Minor Meeting 6:46 Royal Flush  7:00 Some Clark Bars 6:18 My Conception 4:44 Artists Sonny Clark, piano; Donald Byrd, trumpet; Hank Mobley, tenor saxophone; Paul Chambers, bass; Art … Continue reading

Pharoah Sanders: Jewels Of Thought (1969) impulse!

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UPDATES September 11, photos Leon Thomas and Roy Haynes from Harry M, to Harrys Place; Melody Maker June 1980 full page interview with Pharoah, to Appendix. Enough of British Jazz for the moment, back to The USA, and one of … Continue reading

Kenny Dorham: Quiet Kenny (1959) New Jazz/ Craft Reissue 2021

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Sound Check: Lotus Blossom (Dorham) Craft Reissue 2021/ Kevin Gray mastering (£34) .  .  . Lotus Blossom (Dorham) Carrere French Prestige reissue, circa 1976 (circa £10) .  .  . Carrere pressings are generally considered the bottom of the heap, so … Continue reading

Curtis Amy, Dupree Bolton: Katanga! (1963) Pacific Jazz (TP, 2021)

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Selection: Native Land (Amy) .  .  . Artists: Dupree Bolton, trumpet; Curtis Amy, tenor, soprano sax; Jack Wilson, piano; Ray Crawford, guitar; Vic Gaskin, bass; Doug Sides, drums; recorded at  Pacific Jazz Studios, Hollywood, CA, February 3, 1963, engineer Richard … Continue reading

Verve Acoustic Sounds Series (2021): The Blues And The Abstract Truth

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Selection: Stolen Moments  Verve Acoustic Sounds 2021 Stereo – replacement rip (L/R corrected), .  .  . Soundcheck – Old vs New Stolen Moments Impulse Ampar 1961 Van Gelder mono master (replacement fresh rip) .  .  . Mono US AmPar original, … Continue reading