Music and More
General thoughts of fun stuff, like music, books and the like. Thanks for reading.
Friday, February 15, 2019
Gerald Cleaver / Nels Cline / Larry Ochs - What Is To Be Done (Clean Feed, 2019)
A trio of three of the most imaginative and in demand improvisers currently playing, Larry Ochs on tenor and sopranino saxophones, Nels Cl...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Human Feel - Gold (Intakt, 2019)
Human Feel doesn't record very often, but when they do it is an event. The band members are all leaders and teachers in their own righ...
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Daniel Carter / Tobias Wilner / Djibril Toure / Federico Ughi - New York United (577 Records, 2019)
This was a very interesting album that combines the power of modern free jazz with the flexibility of electronic music and hip-hop. The gr...
Friday, February 08, 2019
Afro-Blue Persuasion - Live at Haight Levels Vol.1 (Tramp Records, 2019)
This is exciting unreleased SF bay area Afro-Cuban jazz from 1967, with scant information to go on. Rotating members of the band consisted...
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Sun Ra with Pharoah Sanders and Black Harold (Enterplanetary Koncepts, 2018)
This particular Sun Ra album is notable for the inclusion of the soon to be famous tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders (temporarily replacin...
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom - Glitter Wolf (Royal Potato Family, 2019)
This is the fifth album from drummer and composer Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom Ensemble, which features Jenny Scheinman on violin, K...
Sunday, February 03, 2019
Wayne Shorter - Super Nova (Blue Note, 1969)
Recorded near the end of his tenure as a sideman with Miles Davis and recording artist with Blue Note, Super Nova has been sort of dismis...
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