Frank Strozier: What’s Goin’ On (1977) Steeplechase

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Selection: Ollie (Strozier) Artists Danny Moore (flugelhorn) Frank Strozier (alto saxophone, flute) Harold Mabern (piano) Stafford James (bass) Louis Hayes (drums) at Media Sound, NYC, November 5, 1977 Music Last heard recording on 1962, in  1976 Strozier returned to the studio … Continue reading

Andrew Hill: Invitation (1974) Steeplechase

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Selection: Morning Flower (320 kbps MP3) Artists Andrew Hill (piano) Chris White (bass) Art Lewis (drums) recorded October 17, 1974, Minot Studio Copenhagen Denmark , engineer Ron Caran Music Whatever happened to Andrew Hill? ask the liner notes to this Steeplechase … Continue reading

Archie Shepp: Trouble in Mind (1980) Steeplechase

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Selection: St James Infirmary Artists: Archie Shepp (tenor and soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) recorded February 6, 1980 at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark. The Music: A companion volume to the previous year’s gospel infused  Goin’ Home album , Trouble in Mind  continues  the … Continue reading

Archie Shepp: Goin’ Home (1977) Steeplechase

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Selection 1: Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child Selection 2: Go Down Moses Artists Archie Shepp (tenor & soprano saxophone) Horace Parlan (piano) recorded at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark,  April 25, 1977;  engineer  Freddy Hanson Music: Emotionally wrenching, this … Continue reading

Horace Parlan Blue Parlan (1979) SteepleChase

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Track Selection: Pork Pie Hat (Mingus) A rendition of Mingus’s elegy to Lester Young, “Goodbye Porkpie Hat,” Artists Horace Parlan (p), Wilbur Little (b), Dannie Richmond (d) recorded November 13, 1978 Copenhagen, Denmark. As a child, Parlan was stricken with polio, … Continue reading