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

Steve Lacy Saxophone Today (1957) Esquire

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Track Selection 1: Alone Together (Deitz, Schwartz) Something of a benchmark song, I think this is about the sixth version posted. Gives an interesting transverse section of how different saxophone players within the nominally similar modern jazz genre interpret the same standard. Pepper Adams on … Continue reading