Monthly Archives: October 2011

Playlist – 10/24/11

Wayne Horvitz, “These Hard Times” (for the “occupiers) from This New Generation (1985). Industrial jazz. Randy Weston, “African Village/Bedford Stuyvesant” from Blues to Africa (1974). Solo piano, original version of Weston’s theme song. Lafayette Gilchrest, “Assume the Position” from The … Continue reading

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Playlist – 10/17/11

Cal Tjader, “Cubano Chant” from Latin Concert (1958). With Mongo Santamiaria (congas) and Vince Guaraldi (known for “Peanuts” cartoon music). Ted Curson (trumpet), “Searchin’ for the Blues” (1976). Featured in 60s Mingus group. Archie Shepp (tenor sax) and Jasper Van’t … Continue reading

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Playlist – 10/10/11

Tom Scott and the L.A. Express, “Rock Island Rocket” from Tom Cat, 1975. Scott on tenor sax, Robben Ford, guitar. John Coltrane, “Syeeda’s Song Flute” from Giant Steps (Atlantic, 1959). More tenor sax. Jan Garbarek, “I Took Up the Runes” … Continue reading

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Playlist – 10/3/11

The Bad Plus “Iron Man” from Give (2004). Heavy metal jazz. McCoy Tyner “Celestial Chant” from Trident (Milestone 1975). With Ron Carter, bass, and Elvin Jones, drums. Bobby Previte “The King So Far” from Claude’s Late Morning (1988) George Cables … Continue reading

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