Archie Shepp: The Magic of Ju-Ju (1967) Impulse!

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An outing to a place not often on the LJC jazz itinerary,” free jazz/  high energy genre”, and  nominations for The Ten Best Covers of a Jazz Record. (UPDATE: see reader nominations at end of post) Selection: Sorry ’bout that … Continue reading

Archie Shepp: The Way Ahead (1968) Impulse/ EMI

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Selection 1: Damn If I Know (The Stroller) – (Walter Davis Jr) ,  ,  , The blues gets an unmistakable Shepp makeover, mixing bursts of free solo improvisation with the aggression of a screaming banshee, within a traditional harmonic twelve bar foundation. It’s The … Continue reading

Roswell Rudd “Everywhere” (1966)

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Track Selection: Everywhere (Beaver Harris) Artists Roswell Rudd (tb) Giuseppi Logan (fl, bcl) Robin Kenyatta (as) Charlie Haden, Lewis Worrell (b) Beaver Harris (d) recorded San Francisco, CA, February 1, 1966 Pocket-Bio:  Roswell Rudd was a key player in the spawning of free … Continue reading