Cecil McBee: Music From The Source (1977) Enja/ Pure Pleasure 2022


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Selection: First Song In The Day (Hal Galper) .  .  . Composition by Hal Galper, “gifted bebop-rooted pianist with fluid and invigorating playing, solos distinguished by adventurousness and sophistication” (All Music) Recorded the same year by Galper with Japanese trumpeter … 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

Dadisi Komolafe: Hassan’s Walk (1983) Nimbus West


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A Midweek Jazz post, for a change, a record LJC feels quite enthusiastic about. Artists  Dadisi Komolafe (Arthur Wells), alto saxophone, flute; Roberto Miranda, bass; Sunship Theus, drums;  Eric Tillman, piano; Rickey Kelly, vibraphone, recorded Los Angeles, October 1983, engineers  Dennis … Continue reading

Harold Vick: Don’t Look Back (1974) Strata East (Re 2018)


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Selection: Lucille .  .  . Artists Harold Vick, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, bass clarinet; Virgil Jones, trumpet, flugelhorn (A1-A3); Kiane Zawadi, euphonium ( A1-A3); Joe Bonner, electric piano, piano, percussion, tuba; George Davis, guitar, flute (A1-B1); Sam Jones, bass … Continue reading