Collector’s Guide to Strata-East

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Strata East was the quintessential US independent 70s jazz label “Strata-East Records is an American record company and label specializing in jazz founded in 1971 by Charles Tolliver and Stanley Cowell with the release of their first recording Music Inc. The label released over 50 albums in … Continue reading

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Chris McGregor’s Brotherhood of Breath (1971) RCA Neon

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Straying over the boundaries of 50s/60s jazz, putting a toe into the early ’70s, turning the focus back home to Britain, and the influence of expatriate African jazz musicians on the evolving British jazz scene. Think: Londonjazzcollector. British jazz started … Continue reading